Fourth Grade Dual Language Learning Expectations


Follow multistep directions and provide support for peers using Spanish.


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


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


- 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 genres and respond to lit

- Use of thinking maps across content area


- 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