Good reading skills are essential t only for fourth-grade academic success, but also for lifelong learning. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you ll find inside are: READ BETWEEN THE LINESDo-it-yourself essays on games, camping trips, and more teach kids how to grasp inferences within a story. COMPARE & CONTRASTDiagrams show how to figure out what similar subjects such as comets or asteroids? have in common and how to tell them apart. FACT & OPINIONInteresting articles help kids back up opinions with facts from the text on topics such as Should kids have cell phones? QUESTION BUSTERSRight There and Think-and-Search questions explain how to find the answers to straightforward and t-so-straightforward questions about a story. STORY PLANFill-in-the-blank sections aid in building story structure, including setting, main characters, problems, and solutions. Plus!CHECK IT! STRIPSReinforce concepts and build confidence as kids check their own work. Give your child s grades and confidence a boost with 4th Grade Reading Comprehension Success. Why Sylvan Learning Products WorkSylvan Learning Workbooks won a Hors Award from the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) as a top book series for children in the elementary-aged category. The NAPPA is the nation s most comprehensive awards program for children s products and parenting resources, and has been critically reviewing products since 1990. The Award recognizes Sylvan Learning Workbooks as some of the most invative and useful products geared to parents. Sylvan's proven system inspires kids to learn and has helped children nationwide catch up, keep up, and get ahead in school. Sylvan has been a trusted partner for parents for thirty years, and has based their supplemental education success on programs developed through a focus on the highest educational standards and detailed research. Sylvan s line of educational products equips families with fun, effective, and grade-appropriate learning tools. Our workbooks and learning kits feature activities, stories, and games to reinforce the skills children need to develop and achieve their academic potential. Students will reap the rewards of improved confidence and a newfound love of learning.