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Skills available for Missouri fourth-grade language arts standards

IXL's fourth-grade skills will be aligned to the Missouri Learning Standards soon! Until then, you can view a complete list of fourth-grade standards below.

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L Language

  • L.1 Communicate using conventions of English language.

    • L.1.A Grammar

      • L.1.A.1 In speech and written form, apply standard English grammar to:

        • L.1.A.1.a use the “be” helping verbs with “ing” verbs

        • L.1.A.1.b use and order adjectives within sentences to conventional patterns

        • L.1.A.1.c use progressive verbs to show past, present, and future

        • L.1.A.1.d use adverbs in writing

        • L.1.A.1.e use subject/verb agreement with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person pronouns

        • L.1.A.1.f use prepositions correctly in a sentence

        • L.1.A.1.g recognize the difference between and use coordinating conjunctions and subordinating conjunctions

        • L.1.A.1.h produce and expand the complete simple and compound four types of sentences

        • L.1.A.1.i correct sentence fragments and runon sentences in writing

    • L.1.B Punctuation, Capitalization, Spelling

      • L.1.B.1 In written text:

        • L.1.B.1.a write legibly

        • L.1.B.1.b punctuate a dialogue between two or more characters

        • L.1.B.1.c insert a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence

        • L.1.B.1.d capitalize proper adjectives

        • L.1.B.1.e use correct capitalization

        • L.1.B.1.f spell words with suffixes by dropping or leaving the final ‘e’

        • L.1.B.1.g spell words ending in the long ‘e’ sound

        • L.1.B.1.h alphabetize reference sources

        • L.1.B.1.i use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (roots, affixes) to read and spell accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context