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Reading Literature – 4th Grade Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Teacher Notes Drawings and equations help us solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities. Understanding the context and…

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Animated Reading Comprehension Lessons & Activity (Fourth Grade) Synonyms 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…

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Main Idea Online Game (Grades 2-5) Main Idea Game – Read small literature and informational text passages.  Choose the main idea and if you get it right you get to pick three boxes and play a hangman type word game. Best for grades 2,3,4, and 5. Key Ideas and Details – Literature and Informational Text…

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Main Idea Online Game Contents What is the main idea and details game? Types of Main Idea Games Main Idea Hamburger Game  Main Idea Rain Cloud Game Main Idea Millionaire What The Main Idea Game Is Used For What is The Main Idea and Details Game Main Idea is a comprehension game that is used…

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Reading Comprehension: Online Passages & Quizzes Read Theory – Sign up for free and gain access to over 1,000 reading comprehension exercises. The program teaches students to think critically, draw inferences, understand scope and global concepts, find or recall details, and infer the meanings of useful vocabulary words. The class creation process allows teachers to…

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Read Alouds: Aesop Fables Aesop Fables – Listen and view four of Aesop’s most famous fables: The Tortoise and the Hare, A Lesson for a Foolish Crow, The Lion and the Mouse, and The Fox and his Shadow.  They are read with a modern interpretation. Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 With prompting and support, identify…

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Free Online Book Quizzes with Reports Book Adventure – Free, online resource to encourage young people to read more. It is free and easy to sign up whether you are a student, teacher, or parent. Search for books to read in the Book Finder to match with a book you have. Then then go back…

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Online Elementary Reading Stories Speakaboo Stories – Original and classic stories read by professionals and celebrities. Categories include: Holiday, Espanol (Spanish), Bedtime, Nursery Rhymes, Fairy tales and much more.  Beloved characters and treasured stories are given new life through amazing celebrity performances, beautiful illustrations, and original music.  Choose by theme, author or celebrity. Each story…

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Character Motives Lesson Character Motives Lesson –  This lesson covers the Literature standards for domain Key Ideas and Details. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings).  It is…

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Character Scrapbook Character Scrapbook – Good activity that covers the Common Core Standard  Key Ideas and Details.  Use this reader’s response activity to analyze the characters in any book. Print and collect your scrapbook pages. Can be used as a whole group activity on the Smart Board.   CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3 Describe characters.  RL.2.3 Describe how characters…

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