Fourth Grade Dual Language Learning Expectations

Listening

Follow multistep directions and provide support for peers using Spanish.

Speaking

- Present information as is learned and provide support for ideas and opinions.  

 

- Ask questions related to content using complete sentences and correct grammar

Vocabulary

- 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.

 

- Context clues.

 

- Affixes

 

- Prefixes

 

- Suffixes

 

- Add to knowledge of cognates

Writing

- Writing genres and respond to lit

- Use of thinking maps across content area

Reading

- Use of Thinking Maps to study narrative elements

 

- Cause and effect

 

- Compare and contrast

 

- Use of text features,

 

- Grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words

 

- All letter sounds, correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g.,

roots and affixes)

 

- Read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic

 

- Words in context and out of context