Common Core State Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.4

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.

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    Valentines Around the World – Comprehension Worksheet

    Explore five global Valentine’s Day traditions with this informational text and comprehension questions activity. 

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 4 - 6
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    I Have a Dream - Speech Analysis Activity

    Review MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech text and explore the metaphors he used to convey his message through the accompanying questions.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 4 - 6
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    MLK Day Crossword

    Identify and write vocabulary words relating to civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. in our MLK crossword puzzle.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    MLK Day Vocabulary Activity

    Build dictionary and vocabulary skills by identifying the meanings of words related to Martin Luther King, Jr. and civil rights.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Prefix Dominoes

    Identify new words that include common prefixes with 28 prefix and root word dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 2 - 5
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    Suffix Dominoes

    Identify new words that include common suffixes with 28 suffix and root word dominoes.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 3 - 5
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    Four In A Row Game - Prefixes

    Practice matching words to their common prefixes and win the game by building 4 words in a row!

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 3 - 5
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    Four In A Row Game - Suffixes

    Practice matching words to their common suffixes and win the game by building 4 words in a row!

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 3 - 5
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    Prefix Bingo

    Match prefix words to their definition by identifying the meaning of the prefix and the root word through a familiar game of BINGO.

    Teach Starter Publishing 31 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Suffix Bingo

    Match words with suffixes to their meaning in this BINGO game for 21 individual players.

    Teach Starter Publishing 30 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Prefixes Worksheet

    Add a prefix to the beginning of a root word and use the new words in sentences.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Playing with Prefixes Board Game

    Practice building and using words with common prefixes in their appropriate context.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Suffix Saga Board Game

    Practice building and using words with common suffixes in their appropriate context.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 2 - 4
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    Which Suffix is it? - Task Cards

    Identify the correct suffix and add it to the end of the word, ensuring it’s grammatically correct.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Which Prefix is it? - Task Cards

    Identify the correct prefix and add it to the beginning of the word, ensuring it’s grammatically correct within the sentence.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Building words with Suffixes Sorting Activity

    Build words by matching the root word to suffixes, recording the new words on the answer sheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 9 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Building Words with Prefixes Sorting Activity

    Build words by matching the root word to prefixes, recording the new words on the answer sheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 9 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Suffixes Worksheet

    Add a suffix to the end of a root word and use the new words in sentences.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Context Clues Scoot Activity

    Use context clues to determine the meaning of an unfamiliar word.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Find It! - Dictionary Scavenger Hunt

    A fun scavenger hunt-style worksheet to practice dictionary skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 4
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    Working With Guide Words Worksheet

    A worksheet to practice using guide words in the dictionary.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 2 - 4
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    Dictionary Sort

    Get students in the habit of researching with our dictionary activity that helps learners match a word to its definition and part of speech.

    Teach Starter Publishing 16 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Context Clues Task Cards

    Use this set of 20 task cards to help students define new vocabulary words by identifying context clues within sentences.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 3 - 4
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    Dictionary Skills Task Cards

    A set of 12 task cards to practice various dictionary skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Grade 4 Daily Warm-Up – PowerPoint 4

    A 66-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.

    Teach Starter Publishing 66 pages Grade: 4
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    Grade 4 Daily Warm-Up – PowerPoint 3

    A 67-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.

    Teach Starter Publishing 67 pages Grade: 4
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    Pollinators – Comprehension Task

    An article and comprehension task about pollinators.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 4 - 6
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    Dictionary Word Hunt - Worksheet

    A fun word hunt to practice dictionary skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Dictionary Mystery Game

    An active game to practice dictionary skills.

    Teach Starter Publishing 13 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    First But Not Last – Comprehension Task

    An article about historic women paired with a comprehension task.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 3 - 5
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    Women In World War One – Comprehension Task

    An article and comprehension task that celebrates women during World War 1.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Springtime Blooms – Comprehension Task

    An article about springtime blooms and festivals paired with a comprehension task.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 4 - 6