Resources › For Students and Parents Fourth Grade Reading Comprehension Books Share Flipboard Email Print Sean Gallup / Getty Images For Students and Parents Test Prep Test Prep Strategies Test Registration Study Skills SAT Test Prep ACT Test Prep GRE Test Prep LSAT Test Prep Certifications Homework Help Private School College Admissions College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Kelly Roell Education Expert B.A., English, University of Michigan Kelly Roell is the author of "Ace the ACT. " She has a master's degree in secondary English education and has worked as a high school English teacher. our editorial process Kelly Roell Updated May 23, 2019 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. While they may not want your involvement, if their needs are not being met in school, then reading comprehension workbooks will help you extend a helping hand. Reading comprehension books help guide your child toward a better understanding of different subjects and genres. Extra curricular practice in reading builds up the skills and confidence necessary to succeed in school even for kids who want to go it alone. 01 of 04 Reading Comprehension, Grade 4 (Skill Builders) Carson Delossa Author: Ashley Anderson and Elizabeth Swensen Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing Summary: The Skill Builders workbook for grade 4 centers on basic reading skills, along with vocabulary skill building in both nonfiction and fictional texts. Reading Skills Practice:Finding the main ideaUsing context clues to understand vocabularySequencingMaking inferencesDetermining supporting details Price: At press time, the workbook can be purchased for a just a dollar or two. 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 do the full color pages help keep kids engaged, the skills included should help kids secure those basics they may be missing. 02 of 04 Fourth Grade Reading Comprehension Success (Sylvan Workbooks) Sylvan Learning Publishing Author: The Sylvan Team Publisher: Sylvan Learning 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 contrastingDetermining fact vs. opinionFinding the main ideaUsing context clues to understand vocabularySequencingMaking inferencesDetermining supporting details Price: At press time, the workbook ranges from $4 to $15. 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! 03 of 04 Reading, Grade 4 (Spectrum) 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 expertly aligned to national and state standards. Reading Skills Practice: VocabularyDecodingComparing and contrastingDetermining fact vs. opinionFinding the main ideaUsing context clues to understand vocabularySequencingMaking inferencesDetermining supporting details Price: At press time, the workbook ranged from as low as $2 up to $9. 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 one page at a time. One page is not contingent on another. A good summer buy! 04 of 04 Nonfiction Reading Comprehension: Social Studies, Grade 4 Teacher Created Resources Author: Ruth Foster Publisher: Teacher Created Resources, LLC Summary: This workbook, aligned with state standards, is just right for the kid who isn't really into fiction. The stories are all centered around history and 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 contrastingDetermining fact vs. opinionFinding the main ideaUsing context clues to understand vocabularySequencingMaking inferencesDetermining supporting details Price: At press time, the workbook ranged from $8 to $14. 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 will be the right ticket for him or her.