This digital fourth grade language spiral review was designed to build mastery with critical language arts concepts like parts of speech, word parts, figurative language, and editing. With many essential 4th grade writing and language standards, it can be difficult to cover them all and support regular practice during the class time available. This daily language spiral is designed to solve that issue without sacrificing your writing block.
This no-prep 4th grade daily ELA spiral was designed to solve that problem. Instead of trying to fit grammar, language, and editing into your already crammed language arts block, this daily language spiral is a warm-up that helps students focus on these critical skills, in short, focused chunks.
Your download includes:
✔ Digital Daily Language Spiral Guide
✔ 36 weeks of standards-aligned spiral language practice on Google Slides - LINKED ACCESS AVAILABLE VIA THE DIGITAL GUIDE
✔ Scope & sequence
✔ Answer keys
✔ Access to step-by-step directions for assigning in Google Classroom
1) Student-friendly formatting
180 days of clear, easy to read language arts practice
Skills repeat in varied formats for the whole week to build confidence
Weekly reflection to encourage goal setting and metacognition
Provided as a daily Google Slides
2) Approachable practice with key grade-level language standards:
Nouns & Pronouns- common vs. proper, plurals, possessive, pronouns
Verbs -helping verbs and action verbs
Adjectives & Adverbs
Figurative language- idioms, similes, metaphors, and analogies
❑ Increase students' confidence with foundational language skills, editing & revising
❑ Build mastery of grade-level language standards in 10-15 minutes a day
❑ Identify misconceptions or skill gaps & address them quickly & effectively
❑ No prep paper-saving format fits on a single page & doesn't overwhelm students
❑ Encourages discussion about skills & strategies
Way to Incorporate this Language Spiral into your ELA Classroom
• Digital classrooms or for home learning
• Interactive whiteboard or projector during whole or small group writing instruction
• Morning work, a warm-up or bellringer
• Test prep
Here's what teachers say about this Language Spiral:
♥ Can I just say WOW! This is such a great resource and it serves my writing class as a great bellringer and skills builder. It is interactive and allows the students to become more familiar with Google slides. Loving this and is worth every penny! - Alfonso M.
♥This is amazing! We have covered so many different topics already this year that it took forever to get to last year. Thank you! - Mary S.
♥Other morning work I have purchased takes my students too long to complete. My school serves breakfast, which takes some students a while to finish, and it always seems like I have a thousand things to do in the morning. I love how this resource offers the chance to review essential skills without taking 20 minutes. Thanks!!
- Hannah N.
♥This resource has been fantastic to use with my students in distance learning. I am so impressed with the formatting of the slides. I love how the concepts are reinforced M-F. I use these daily as warm-ups for ELA. They have also helped me identify some areas that my students needed more support in, such as understanding parts of speech, that I might not have known about had we not done these daily warm-ups. I will be using these with my class again next year even though we will be in person! – Nicole H.
♥These are amazing! I started using them halfway through the year when I found this resource since my other daily entry wasn't working. It connects great with the growth mindset activities I've been starting to incorporate into the classroom! Thank you for this great, confidence-building activity for my students to engage in each day! :) - F.F.
♥“I love this and have been using it all year, the students quickly fall into a routine and do the work. At the beginning of the week, I often explain what some of the questions are about, but that is teaching! I have planned my grammar unit around this resource so we are learning verbs etc when the daily work is asking us for it
– Kariann J.
♥“This is a wonderful source that engages my students while slowly building from prior activities. It breaks down the standards needed and it even provides a teacher outline so you can map out the future. It love this resource and would 10/10 recommend!!” - Amanda H.