English Language Arts, Standard F: Research & Inquiry Performance Standards - Grade 4

By the end of grade four, students will:

F.4.1 Conduct research and inquiry on self-selected or assigned topics, issues, or problems and use an appropriate form to communicate their findings.

  • Propose research by formulating initial questions, narrowing the focus of a topic, identifying prior knowledge, and developing a basic plan for gathering information
  • Conduct research by identifying, locating, exploring, and effectively using multiple sources of information appropriate to the inquiry, including print, nonprint, and electronic sources
  • Recognize, record, organize, and acknowledge information pertinent to a project, accurately blending discoveries into answers
  • Present the results of inquiry, reporting and commenting on the substance and process of learning, orally and in writing, using appropriate visual aids

Content Standard F

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