A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine written specifically for Grade 4 students.
The magazine’s content has been specifically written for Grade 4 students. It uses age-appropriate vocabulary as well as a variety of different text types to address a wide range of relevant and engaging topics. The articles contained within the magazine directly relate to learning areas such as Science, History, Geography, Fine Arts, and Health/Physical Education.
Some of the highlights of this issue include:
- “Forest Friends” (narrative)
- “How to Make Slime” (procedure)
- “Species Snapshot – Sea Jellies” (information report)
- “Earth Watch – Drowning in Plastic” (explanation)
- “Digital Warriors – Social Footprints” (comic).
Five sets of task cards addressing the areas of writing, language, comprehension, reading strategies, and higher-order thinking skills have been developed to support and complement the magazine’s content. Download the What’s Buzzing? Task Cards.
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Common Core State Standards alignment
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range....
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range....
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension....
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding....
Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings....
Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary....
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