This is a 4th grade spelling and vocabulary unit. It contains spelling and vocabulary lists and activities related to Common Core Standards. This unit is for the 1st quarter. Standards related with this unit are:
ELACC4L2: Spells grade appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
ELACC4L1: Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their)
ELACC4L4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).
c. Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
ELACC4L5: Determine understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms)
ELACC4L6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific vocabulary, including words and phrases that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and words and phrases basic to a particular topic (e.g. wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing preservation).
Each week contains a spelling and vocabulary list, a weeks worth of plans, resources for each vocabulary skill and spelling word being taught, anchor charts, and homework assignments. It is all that you need for a complete spelling and vocabulary program on a 4th grade level.
Each week also contains a modified spelling list and assessment as well as a regular spelling list and assessment. This will be great for your differentiation piece in your classroom!
*All spelling is taught with patterns: The only research based way that students will comprehend how to spell and retain spelling words.
*All vocabulary is used based on 4th grade standards and skills as well as 4th grade EDL vocabulary.
*ASSESSMENTS INCLUDED FOR SPELLING/VOCABULARY EVERY WEEK*