About This Chapter
4th Grade English: Stories, Myths & Speeches - Chapter Summary
Help your 4th graders review the stories, myths and speeches they've been learning in class with these short and engaging English lessons. Inside the chapter, you'll find a series of lessons that summarize and explain stories such as Matilda and Robinson Crusoe. We've included short multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam to help you evaluate your students' comprehension of these stories.
- Robin Hood
- ''The Legend of Sleepy Hollow''
- Robinson Crusoe
- King Arthur & the Nights of the Round Table
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with stories, myths and speeches will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to study stories at the 4th grade level.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the stories they've been reading in class
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about stories, myths and speeches
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about famous stories, myths and speeches
- Students who struggle to understand their English teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra English resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover story, myth or speech your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about different types of stories, myths and speeches.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands important stories, myths and speeches by completing the 4th Grade English: Stories, Myths & Speeches chapter exam.
1. Robin Hood Facts: Lesson for Kids
Who is Robin Hood? Is he a real person or a fictional character? Why is he so famous? This lesson will answer these questions and the very interesting tale of the legend of Robin Hood.
2. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Lesson for Kids
Have you ever heard a ghost story or a legend of a scary monster? ''The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'' is one of those stories about a man, Ichabod, who was very scared of ghosts. This lesson talks about what happened in the story, what Ichabod was like, and the mysterious ending.
3. Pollyanna Lesson for Kids
This lesson talks about Pollyanna, the main character in the books of the same name, written by Eleanor H. Porter in 1913. Find out what made Pollyanna so likable and how her character has become part of our lives today.
4. Robinson Crusoe Lesson for Kids
There are many different types of adventure stories. Some find people exploring jungles, climbing mountains, or flying around the world. In this lesson, you will learn about Robinson Crusoe and the adventures of a man living on a deserted island.
5. Matilda by Roald Dahl: Book Summary
'Matilda' is about a very smart girl who is ignored by her parents. Matilda learns she has a special power and uses it to help teachers and students at her school. Read this summary to find out if Matilda finds happiness for herself!
6. King Arthur & The Knights of the Round Table: Lesson for Kids
The story of King Arthur is a famous myth that has been told for centuries. In this lesson, learn how Arthur became king; identify Queen Guinevere, Merlin, and Sir Lancelot; and find out about the sword in the stone.
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Other chapters within the 4th Grade English course
- 4th Grade English: Word Recognition & Understanding
- 4th Grade English: Reading Comprehension & Response
- 4th Grade English: Literary Terms
- 4th Grade English: Reading Literary Texts
- 4th Grade English: Reading Informational Texts
- 4th Grade English: Poetry
- 4th Grade English: Parts of Speech
- 4th Grade English: Vocabulary & Language
- 4th Grade English: Capitalization, Punctuation & Spelling
- 4th Grade English: Sentence Parts & Types
- 4th Grade English: Writing Basics & Techniques
- 4th Grade English: Types of Writing
- 4th Grade English: Speaking & Listening