Reading and Writing Practice links

  • Vocabulary Practice
     
    Stay Afloat Guess the vocabulary word or phrase before the boat sinks!
     
    Wacky Web Tales  Part of Speech practice with MadLibs-ish stories
     
     
    Writing Prompts 
     
    What to Expect in 4th Grade Writing This article gives specific examples of the writing expectations for 4th grade. 
     
    Scholastic Story Starters  A wide variety of narrative writing prompts and story beginnings. Students can write, draw, and publish their work. 4th graders should be able to write at least 2 paragraphs in a sitting on any topic they are given. 
     
    K12 Language Practice This website has many Common Core-based language practices, for both reading and writing. Choose the Writing link to find organizers and writing prompts.