South Dakota State Standards for Language Arts: Grade 4

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SD.4.R. Reading Standards

4.R.1. Students can recognize and analyze words.

4.R.1.1. Students can analyze complex word patterns. (Analysis)

4.R.1.2. Students can identify meanings of unfamiliar vocabulary. (Comprehension)

4.R.2. Students can comprehend and fluently read text.

4.R.2.1. Students can construct meaning from text by applying comprehension strategies. (Synthesis)

4.R.2.2. Students can develop fluency by utilizing fluency strategies independently. (Application)

4.R.2.3. Students can utilize fluency strategies to comprehend literature and other materials. (Application)

R.4.3. Students can apply knowledge of text structures, literary devices, and literary elements to develop interpretations and form responses.

4.R.3.1. Students can identify organizational and text structures within genres. (Knowledge)

4.R.3.2. Students can identify, explain, and use text features. (Analysis)

4.R.3.3. Students can determine how word choice affects meaning. (Evaluation)

4.R.4. Students can interpret and respond to diverse, multicultural, and time period texts.

4.R.4.1. Students can identify and distinguish the characteristics of multicultural texts, historical texts, and time period texts. (Analysis)

4.R.5. Students can access, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate informational texts.

4.R.5.1. Students can use organizational features of text. (Application)

4.R.5.2. Students can research a topic by gathering information from at least two sources. (Synthesis)

SD.4.W. Writing Standards

4.W.1. Students can apply the writing process to compose text.

4.W.1.1. Students can express ideas, personal thoughts, and observations in response to literature. (Synthesis)

4.W.1.2. Students can create sentences using words that describe, explain, or provide additional details and connections. (Synthesis)

4.W.1.3. Students can compose a paragraph with a topic sentence, supporting details, and a conclusion. (Synthesis)

4.W.2. Students can apply Standard English conventions in their writing.

4.W.2.1. Students can capitalize names of magazines, newspapers, works of art, musical compositions, organizations, and the first word in quotations. (Application)

4.W.2.2. Students can identify and incorporate nouns in the writing process. (Application)

SD.4.LVS. Listening, Viewing, Speaking Standards

4.LVS.1. Students can listen, view, and speak to communicate, retrieve, interpret, and evaluate information.

4.LVS.1.1. Students can identify and explain the purpose of the presentation through listening and viewing. (Application)

4.LVS.1.2. Students can record and explain information while listening and viewing. (Comprehension)

4.LVS.1.3. Students can express ideas and convey information in an oral presentation. (Synthesis)

4.LVS.1.4. Students can incorporate expanding vocabularies into a formal presentation. (Synthesis)

4.LVS.1.5. Students can integrate nonverbal techniques in oral communication. (Synthesis)

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