Animated Reading Comprehension Lessons & Activity (Fourth Grade)

antonyms synonymsSynonyms and Antonyms – The fun factor of this free vocab lesson will have your kids asking for more practice with synonyms and antonyms. Children help a frog cross a river by hopping on synonym or antonym logs. Synonyms and antonyms of words like secluded, aid and serene are practiced. Fun music, funny character animations, and engaging interaction make this lesson a splash for fourth-graders!

Story Structure – Students join Denzel’s class to discuss a book about missing ice cream. The focus of this free fourth-grade reading comprehension lesson is on story structure, including story elements such as characters, setting, and plot. Students build a plot diagram and answer questions about the plot elements of the story.

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use:
Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).
Key Ideas and Details:
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).