4th Grade Reading

Unit 1, Week 3


You can reread the difficult sections to make sure you understand them and to help you remember key details.

Compare and Contrast

Authors use this text structure to show how things are alike and different. You can put the information in a Venn Diagram.


Expository text explains facts about a topic. It usually has diagrams, photographs, and headings to support the facts.

Multiple-Meaning Words

As you read you may come across multiple-meaning words. These are words that have more than one meaning. To figure out the meaning of a multiple-meaning word, check the words and phrases near it for clues.