4th Grade Reading Interactive Notebook Mini Lessons ENTIRE YEAR

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4th Grade Reading Interactive Notebook Mini Lessons ENTIRE YEAR 00067

This resource is a blend of lesson plan & interactive reading notebook. Each interactive page is paired with a mentor text to use with that lesson and a blank template in case you want to choose a different book to use. It's aligned with Common Core State Standards and includes a lesson for each of the literature & informational standards.

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This resource is not editable, but blank organizers are included.

Literature Standards Covered

  • genre
  • text-based evidence
  • theme
  • summarizing
  • describing characters, character traits
  • figurative language
  • poetry, drama, and prose
  • narrator point of view
  • compare and contrast stories

Informational Standards Covered


  • types of nonfiction
  • text-based evidence
  • main idea and details
  • summarizing
  • writing explanations using historical, scientific, or technical text
  • context clues
  • text structure
  • cause & effect
  • point of view
  • text features and oral representations
  • author's reasons and evidence
  • conducting research

Mentor Text Used for Literature Standards (You may substitute with another book you have)


  1. The Stranger
  2. Miss Malarkey Leaves No Reader Behind
  3. Chrysanthemum
  4. Train to Somewhere
  5. Favorite Greek Myths
  6. Poetry for Young People
  7. Greek Myth Plays (Scholastic)
  8. Voices in the Park
  9. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Mentor Text Used for Informational Standards


  1. A Child’s Introduction to Art: by Meredith Hamilton and Heather Alexander
  2. The Greek News By Anton Powell
  3. Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust by Allan Zullo
  4. A Warmer World By Caroline Arnold
  5. To the Golden Mountain by Lila Perl
  6. History.com

*These mentor texts can be easily found at your public library, but may also be easily substituted with text you already have.
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