Fourth Grade Reading Comprehension Books

You can't always hold your child's hand, especially when it comes to school, but it doesn't mean that you can't help when your fourth grade kid struggles with reading comprehension. They may not want your involvement, but if their needs are not being met in school, then these reading comprehension workbooks will help you extend a helping hand when your kids want to go it alone. 

The reading comprehension books below will help you guide your child toward better understanding of different subjects and genres while building up the skills necessary to succeed in school. 

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Reading Comprehension, Grade 4 (Skill Builders)

Skill Builders
Skill Builders. Carson Delossa

Author:  Ashley Anderson and Elizabeth Swensen

Publisher:  Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Summary: The Skill Builders workbook for grade 4 centers basic reading skills along with vocabulary skill building with both nonfiction and fictional texts. 

Reading Skills Practice: Finding the main idea, using context clues to understand vocabulary, sequencing, making inferences, and determining supporting details.

Price: At press time, the workbook ranged from $2.45 - $4.99 on Amazon

Why Buy? If your child needs Language Arts remediation and gets bored easily with black and white print-outs, this workbook is just the ticket. Not only will the full color pages will help keep kids engaged, the skills included should help kids secure those basics they may be missing.  

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Fourth Grade Reading Comprehension Success (Sylvan Workbooks)

Sylvan 4th Grade Reading
Sylvan 4th Grade Reading. Random House, Inc

Author:  The Sylvan Team

Publisher: Random House, Inc.

Summary: The full color Sylvan workbook helps fourth graders become better readers with activities that have been heavily researched. The Check-it strips on the side of each question page help students work independently. 

Reading Skills Practice: Comparing and contrasting, determining fact vs. opinion, finding the main idea, using context clues to understand vocabulary, sequencing, making inferences, and determining supporting details

Price: At press time, the workbook ranged from $6.29 - $11.34 on Amazon

Why Buy? This book and the other reading workbooks developed by Sylvan, have won an Honors Award from the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) as a top book series for children in the elementary-aged category. It's a winner!

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Reading, Grade 4 (Spectrum)

Spectrum Reading
Spectrum Reading. Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Author:  The Spectrum Team

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Summary: If you want comprehensive practice with a ton of practice questions and reading materials, than this is it. It features easy-to-understand directions and is perfectly aligned to national and state standards.

Reading Skills Practice: Vocabulary, decoding, comparing and contrasting, determining fact vs. opinion, finding the main idea, using context clues to understand vocabulary, sequencing, making inferences, and determining supporting details.

Price: At press time, the workbook ranged from $3.32 - $9.61 on Amazon

Why Buy? Volume. The number of stories, nonfiction texts and accompanying questions are above and beyond those of other booklets. Plus, the material is perfect for students to complete a page at a time. One page is not contingent on another. A good summer buy!

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Nonfiction Reading Comprehension: Social Studies, Grade 4

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Nonfiction Reading Comprehension. Teacher Created Resources

 Author:  Ruth Foster

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources, LLC

Summary: This workbook, aligned with state standards, is perfect for the kid who isn't really into fiction. The stories are all centered around social studies, ranging from snippets about Braille to recounts of the Buffalo Soldiers to John Paul Jones' famous last words. 

Reading Skills Practice: Comparing and contrasting, determining fact vs. opinion, finding the main idea, using context clues to understand vocabulary, sequencing, making inferences, and determining supporting details.

Price: At press time, the workbook ranged from $9.88 - $16.99 on Amazon

Why Buy? Parents give this book 4.5/5 stars and teachers love it, too. The book is very systematic - five questions follow each reading passage - so if your kid doesn't want to do a bunch of different activities, then this is just the ticket for him or her.  

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