NGLS Standard L.4 Worksheets (Language for ELA and Literacy)

Below you’ll find materials aligned to Next Generation Learning Standards (NGLS). This page houses print-ready PDFs and digital PDF worksheets, packets, and lessons aligned to the NGLS standards for English Language Arts. Language, Standard 4 (L4) is “Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.” This standard applies to grades K-12.

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Frayer Model Template - Printable PDF

Frayer Model Template Library

Teachers often use a Frayer Model template for teaching vocabulary. It’s a helpful graphic organizer that has four sections: definition, characteristics, examples, and non-examples. These sections are usually arranged in quadrants around the target word or concept in the middle. For example, let’s say you’re learning about the term “ecosystem.”…

Parts of Speech Anchor Chart

Parts of Speech Anchor Chart

We’ve created some helpful parts of speech anchor chart resource below. Parts of speech allow us to categorize words based on their function in a sentence, like nouns, verbs, adjectives, and more. Understanding the difference between these terms can enhance language skills related to both reading, writing, and overall vocabulary…

Figurative Language Anchor Chart

Figurative Language Anchor Chart

Welcome to our figurative language anchor chart resources! Whether you’re a learner or a teacher, the realm of figurative language brings a wonderful and challenging journey that enhances both reading comprehension and writing prowess. Figurative language adds depth and vividness to the texts we read and write. The different types…

Highlight the Descriptive Adjectives Worksheet

Descriptive Adjectives Worksheets

Descriptive adjectives are words that describe or give more information about a person, place, thing, or idea. They make writing more interesting and engaging by adding details that illuminate what is being described. Descriptive adjectives can be positive, negative, comparative, superlative, and more. Learning about and implementing descriptive adjectives in…

Demonstrative Adjectives Coloring Worksheet

Demonstrative Adjectives Worksheets

Welcome to our page for demonstrative adjectives worksheets! Demonstrative adjectives allow communicators to point out and identify specific things. They are words that describe and indicate which person, place, or thing we are talking about, relative to time or space. These special adjectives bring clarity to our sentences by identifying…

Compound Adjectives iSpy Activity

Compound Adjectives Worksheets

Compound adjectives can make writing more descriptive, colorful, and engaging. They can serve as a mighty team when describing characters, objects, or places in stories. For example, “wide-eyed,” “rainbow-colored,” and “ill-fated” are all compound adjectives. Compound adjectives are often seen when they appear as an adjective paired with a noun,…

Compound Nouns Matching Game Activity

Compound Noun Worksheets, Definition, and Examples

Welcome to our compound noun worksheets! Students typically start learning about compound nouns in the early elementary grades, around second or third grade. At this age, children have already learned about basic parts of speech, such as nouns and verbs, and are ready to start learning about compound nouns and…