Our 5 favorite fourth grade writing worksheets

Help your fourth grader hone his writing skills with these fun worksheets.

By GreatSchools Staff

Prepositions

In this writing worksheet, your child will write the right preposition — e.g. by, for, from, etc. — to complete the first set of sentences. Then, your child gets practice writing 10 original sentences using prepositional phrases.

Skills your fourth grader will work on: prepositions, prepositional phrases, building vocabulary, and writing complex sentences.

Colons, semicolons, and dashes

In this writing worksheet, your child gets punctuation practice, learning when it's appropriate to use a dash, semicolon, or colon.

Skills your fourth grader will work on: punctuation, dash, semicolon, colon, editing, writing practice, and English grammar.
 

Soft c and homophones

In this writing worksheet, your child will use the dictionary, looking up words with a soft c sound and homophones.

Skills your fourth grader will work on: using a dictionary, letter sounds (phonemes), decoding homophones, and building vocabulary.

Writing complex sentences

In this writing worksheet, your child will combine two simple sentences into a complex sentence with the help of conjunctions, such as so, as, and though.

Skills your fourth grader will work on: conjunctions, joining words, compound sentences, sentence structure, editing, writing practice, and English grammar.

Write like a reporter!

In this writing worksheet, your child gets practice using a source to write a news article.

Skills your fourth grader will work on: reading comprehension, interpreting and inferring, evaluating an argument, fact versus opinion, writing an article, and writing practice.

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