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Information Fluency: Priority Benchmark Skills and Assessments

Grade 4
STANDARDS AND
BENCHMARKS
ASSESSMENTS
INDICATORS
STANDARD 1: USING INQUIRY TO BUILD UNDERSTANDING
Inquiry Phase: Connect
Inquiry Phase: Wonder

Inquiry Phase: Investigate

Inquiry Phase: Construct

4.1 Generates a list of key words for a


research-based project with guidance.
4.2 Asks questions to clarify topics or
details.
4.3 Predicts answers to inquiry
questions based on background
knowledge and beginning
observation or experience.
4.4 Uses selected search engines to
find appropriate information.
4.5 Paraphrases and summarizes
information that answers research
questions.
4.6 Identifies facts and details that
support main ideas.

4.1 Key Words for Online


Searching
4.2 Main Ideas and Details
4.3 Predicting Answers

4.4 Selecting the Right Sources


4.5 Paraphrasing Chart

4.6 Mapping the Main Idea and


Supporting Facts
4.6 Summarizing the Important
Ideas

4.7 Uses common organizational


patterns (chronological order, main
idea with supporting details) to
organize information.

4.7 Supporting the Main Idea

4.8 Identifies and evaluates the


important features for a good
product.
4.9 Assesses and revises own work
with guidance.
4.10 Identifies own strengths and sets
goals for improvement.

4.8 Identifying the Story


Elements

Inquiry Phase: Express


Inquiry Phase: Reflect

4.9 Using Feedback to Revise My


Work
4.10 Strengths and Goals