By the time your child reaches Reading Street: Grade 4, he or she is ready to learn more complex English and Language Arts skills. This set of homeschool program materials is packed with educational activities, lesson ideas, reading assignments and quizzes to help your child rise to the next step in his or her academic career. The Grade 4 system is not only designed as a learning tool for children, but as a guide for you as the teacher. Use the materials included in the set to form unique, fun and engaging lesson plans for your child.
The comprehensive structure of Reading Street: Grade 4 makes it easy to use. The curriculum for homeschooling comes with two volumes of content that are broken down into weekly lessons. Each week centers on a Big Idea or key concept. Your child will complete writing tasks, reading assignments, quizzes and discussions that relate back to the Big Idea. By the time your child completes Grade 4 of Reading Street, he or she should be able to:
- Explain character motives, central themes and specific events within a text.
- Comprehend the meaning of unfamiliar words using context clues.
- Break down poems by verses.
- Identify different types of literature, such as prose, poetry and drama.
- Use introductions and conclusions in writing.
- Cite sources in writing if necessary.
- Prepare and present oral presentations.
Reading Street: Grade 4 transitions flawlessly into more challenging content to help your child expand his or her English and Language arts skills. The material is all uniform in design, making it easy for you and your child to navigate. You can use the components in the Teacher Resource DVD to create dynamic lessons for your child. Print out worksheets, use the provided games and incorporate the writing prompts as you teach your child.
The structure of the Reading Street sets is straightforward and easy to follow. You'll know exactly how much you've accomplished in your child's education as you progress, and you'll be able to keep track of his or her Grades without difficulty.