Throughout the study, every standard on this checklist was taught: Kid Friendly Checklist: Fourth Grade Common Core StandardsforEnglish Language Arts READING1.0 Word Analysis, Fluency, Vocabulary Development, Word Recognition _____ Read grade level text fluently. _____ Use word origins for word meaning. _____ Use root words for word meaning. _____ Use Greek/Latin affixes for meaning. _____ Use thesaurus for related words. _____ Interpret words/multiple meanings. 2.0 Reading Comprehension _____ Use structural patterns in text. _____ Use strategies when reading. _____ Make predictions about text. _____ Evaluate information and hypotheses. _____ Compare/contrast information. _____ Use cause/effect, fact/opinion. _____ Follow multi-step instructions. 3.0 Literary Response and Analysis _____ Describe structural differences. _____ Identify story elements. _____ Identify causes/characters’ actions. _____ Compare/contrast tales. _____ Define figurative language. WRITING 1.0 Writing Strategies _____ Write with focus, structure, etc. _____ Write multi-paragraph essay. _____ Write to convey information. _____ Write legibly in cursive. _____ Paraphrase information sources. _____ Locate information in texts. _____ Use various reference materials. _____ Know organization of reference materials. _____ Demonstrate basic keyboarding skills. _____ Edit and revise text. 2.0 Writing Applications _____ Write narratives. _____ Write responses to literature. _____ Write informational reports. _____ Write summaries. WRITTEN AND ORAL LANGUAGE CONVENTIONS 1.0 Sentence Structure, Grammar, Punctuation, Capitalization, Spelling _____ Use simple and compound sentences. _____ Combine short and related sentences. _____ Use regular and irregular verbs. _____ Write quotations correctly. _____ Write titles correctly. _____ Capitalize proper nouns. _____ Spell roots, inflections, etc. LISTENING AND SPEAKING STRATEGIES 1.0 Comprehension, Organization/Delivery of Oral Communication, Speaking Applications _____ Ask thoughtful questions, etc. _____ Summarize major ideas. _____ Identify how language reflects regions. _____ Give directions and instructions. _____ Use introductions and conclusions. _____ Use structures to convey information. _____ Emphasize points logically. _____ Use details, examples, etc., to clarify. _____ Use volume, etc., appropriately. _____ Evaluate the role of media. _____ Make narrative presentations. _____ Make informational presentations. _____ Deliver oral summaries.