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Grade 4 Unit 4: Great Readers Understand How Stories Work
Essential Questions Content Standards CCSS Common Core Resources Mentor Texts Assessment
How do great readers understand how stories work?

What is creative writing?
Shared Reading: Understanding Story Elements, Understanding and Analyzing Characters, Understanding Setting and Plot, Understanding and Analyzing Theme Shared Writing: Writing Teacher's Guide Character Sketch, Realistic Short Story Write Habits (Common Core Edition) Creative Writing Fantasy, Play/Drama Scene, Adventure Story Conventions/LPS: Adjectives and Articles, Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases, Contractions and Negatives RL.4.1 RL.4.2 RL.4.3 RL.4.4 RL.4.6 RL.4.7 RL.4.10 RI.4.1 RF.4.3 RF.4.4 W.4.9 SL.4.1 SL 4.6 L.4.1 L.4.3 L.4.4 *GHGR Shared Reading Teacher's Guide
*GHGR Planning and Implementation Guide
*GHGR Reader's Theater Anthology
*GHGR Assessment Handbook
*Teacher Resource CDs
* GHGR Student Reader Volumes 1-3
*Leveled Library (Guided Reading)
*GHGR Write Habits (Common Core Edition) Rubrics and Supplemental Support
*GHGR Writing Teacher's Guide
*Conference Card
*Writing Teacher Resource CD (rubrics)
*Phonics and Vocabulary Teacher's Guide
*Words Their Way
*Continuum of Literacy Learning
"Bubba" "Jake's Haircut" "The Renaissance Kids" "Every Living Thing" "The Book Report" "Spugete" *F&P Benchmark (beginning, middle and end of year)
*Reading Writing Portfolio (Fall and Spring Writing Sample) Assessment Handbook:
*Running Record (3 times per year between benchmarks)
*Summary Rubric
*Reading Log
*Story Frame
*Text Frame
*Independent Reading Behavior Checklist (AIS/RTI)
*Performance-Based Assessment
*Checklist of Good Habits (AIS/RTI)