4th Grade I Can Statements

ELA

Quarter

I Can Statement

1 I can develop and apply skills to the reading process.
1 I can make corrections to monitor my reading comprehension.
1 I can use a dictionary or glossary to determine the meanings, syllabication, and pronunciation of unknown words.
1 I can use conversational, general academic and subject-specific words and phrases.
1 I can make relevant connections: text to text and text to world.
1 I can develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate fiction, poetry and drama from a variety of cultures and times.
1 I can describe character traits and explain interactions between characters.
1 I can compare and contrast adventures of characters
1 can analyze how characters change from the beginning to the end of a play or film.
1 I can develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction from a variety of cultures and times.
1 I can use multiple text features to locate information.
1 I can interpret and explain information relating to illustrations in the text.
1 I can understand how English is written and read by reading texts with appropriate fluency, with purpose and for comprehension.
1 I can decode words using my knowledge of letter-sound correspondences, syllable patterns, and how words are formed.
1 I can use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading when needed.
1 I can apply a writing process to develop a text for audience and purpose:
1 I can use planning strategies, prior knowledge and background information to generate topics and organize ideas according to genre type to convey purpose for an intended audience.
1 I can use a variety of sentence types to generate a main idea to support each paragraph in a multiple paragraph text.
1 I can, with assistance, edit writing for language conventions.
1 I can communicate using conventions of English Language.
1 I can produce and expand the complete simple and compound four types of sentences.
1 I can I can correct sentence fragments and run-on sentences in writing.
1 I can develop and apply effective listening skills and strategies in formal and informal settings.
1 I can follow, generate and justify classroom listening rules.
2 I can develop and apply skills to the reading process.
2 I can draw conclusions.
2 I can use Latin and Greek roots and prefixes and suffixes to understand word meanings.
2 I can use context clues to understand unfamiliar words or words with multiple meanings.
2 I can develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction from a variety of cultures and times.
2 I can describe the sequence of steps in order to carry out a procedure.
2 I can compare and contrast the fictional characters experiences to actual experiences described in a biography or autobiography.
2 I can use evidence from persuasive text, including language used by the author, to explain the author’s purpose.
2 I can distinguish fact from opinion and verify what is a fact.
2 I can explain relationships among themes in texts, both stated and implied.
2 I can explain author’s purpose.
2 I can understand how English is written and read by reading texts with appropriate fluency, with purpose and for comprehension.
2 I can read root words, prefixes, suffixes and specific to curriculum content.
2 I can apply a writing process to develop a text for audience and purpose:
2 I can categorize, organize and sequence facts and details to create introductory, supporting and concluding paragraphs.
2 I can, with assistance, reread, revise and edit drafts for the purpose of developing and strengthening writing.
2 I can compose well developed writing texts for audience and purpose.
2 I can use transitions to connect my opinions and reasons or to create a beginning, middle and end.
2 I can use specific, relevant and accurate words that are suited to the topic, audience, and purpose in and information/explanatory text.
2 I can communicate using conventions of English Language.
2 I can use and order adjectives within sentences.
2 I can develop and apply effective listening skills and strategies in formal and informal settings.
2 I can follow and restate multi-step instructions that involve a short related sequence of actions.
2 I can express opinions of read-alouds and independent reading and relating opinion to others.
2 I can incorporate descriptive and sequential details in a student designed or teacher assigned topic.
3 I can develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate fiction, poetry and drama from a variety of cultures and times.
3 I can use inferencing skills and draw conclusions to summarize and sequence the events in a story.
3 I can compare and contrast story point of view.
3 I can develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction from a variety of cultures and times.
3 I can compare and contrast first and secondhand account of an event.
3 I can apply a writing process to develop a text for audience and purpose:
3 I can, with assistance, use technology to produce and publish writing.
3 I can establish setting, situation, sequence of events, narrators or characters in writing a fiction/nonfiction and poetry.
3 I can use dialogue, motivation and description when writing narrative texts.
3 I can communicate using conventions of English Language.
3 I can use adverbs in writing.
3 I can use subject/verb agreement with 1st, 2nd and 3rd person pronouns.
3 I can use the be helping verbs with “ing”.
3 I can demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
3 I can use correct punctuation, including commas and quotation marks. when I write.
3 I can spell 4th grade words correctly.
3 I can use a dictionary when I don’t know how to spell a word.
3 I can paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats.
4 I can develop and apply skills to the reading process.
4 I can identify the meaning of common idioms and figurative language.
4 I can develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze, and evaluate fiction, poetry and drama from a variety of cultures and times.
4 I can explain the structural elements of poetry.
4 I can explain structural elements of drama
4 I can communicate using convention of English language.
4 I can use prepositions correctly in a sentence.
4 I can compose well developed writing texts for audience and purpose:
4 I can, with assistance, reread, revise and edit drafts for the purpose of developing and strengthening writing.
4 I can, with assistance, edit writing for language conventions.
4 I can use my own words to organize and write an opinion or informative text including the introduction, supporting, and concluding paragraphs.
4 I can gather, analyze, evaluate, and use information from a variety of sources.
4 I can use the research process to generate a list of subject appropriate topics, create a research question, and identify a variety of relevant sources.
4 I can differentiate between paraphrasing and plagiarism when using ideas of others.
4 I can use organizational features of print and digital sources, convert visual data into written notes and determine the accuracy of gathered information.
4 I can develop and apply effective listening skills and strategies in formal and informal settings.
4 I can pose, and respond to specific questions to clarify and follow up on information, contribute to the discussion and link remarks of the others.
4 I can contribute to a discussion after listening to others’ ideas.
4 I can give a formal presentation to classmates, using a variety of media, speaking with expression and fluency, and adjusting formal/informal language according to context and topic.

MATH

Quarter

I Can Statement

1 I can use place value understanding and properties of operations to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers.
1 I can round whole numbers.
1 I can read and write numbers using numerals, words and expanded form.
1 I can compare and order numbers.
1 I can fluently add and subtract whole numbers.
1 I can use the four operations with whole numbers to solve word problems.
1 I can multiply or divide to solve word problems.
1 I can solve word problems involving the four operations using estimation.
1 I can solve whole number division problems and interpret remainders.
1 I can identify factors and multiples.
1 I can recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors and find the multiples for a given whole number.
1 I can determine if a whole number up to 100 is composite or prime, and find all factor pairs for whole numbers.
2 I can use place value understanding and properties of operations to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers.
2 I can multiply with multi-digit whole numbers.
2 I can divide four-digit numbers by a one digit divisor and interpret remainders.
3 I can compare and order fractions.
3 I can explain and/or illustrate why two fractions are equivalent.
3 I can recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
3 I can compare fractions using <, >, = symbols.
3 I can perform operations and solve problems with fractions.
3 I can add or subtract fractions and mixed numbers with like denominators.
3 I can solve problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number.
3 I can generate and analyze patterns.
3 I can generate a number pattern that follows a given rule.
3 I can use words or mathematical symbols to express a rule for a given pattern.
4 I can compare decimals and fractions (with denominators of 10 or 100) to understand their equivalency.
4 I can use decimal notation for fractions with denominators of 10 or 100.
4 I can understand that fractions and decimals are equivalent representations of the same quantity.
4 I can read, write, and identify decimals to the hundredths place.
4 I can compare two decimals to the hundredths place using <, >, = symbols.
4 I can classify 2-dimensional shapes.
4 I can draw and identify points, lines, line segments, rays, angles, perpendicular lines and parallel lines.
4 I can classify two-dimensional shapes by their sides and/or angles.
4 I can construct lines of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure.
4 I can identify and measure angles.
4 I can identify and estimate angles and their measure.
4 I can draw and measure angles in whole-number degrees using a protractor.
4 I can solve problems involving measurement conversions within a measurement system.
4 I can convert measurements from a larger unit to a smaller unit.
4 I can use the four operations to solve problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volume, weight of objects and money.
4 I can find the area and perimeter for rectangles.
4 I can represent and analyze data.
4 I can create a table and/or line plot to display measurement data.
4 I can solve problems involving addition and subtraction by using information presented in a data table.
4 I can analyze the data in a table, line plot, bar graph or picture graph.
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