Technology-Rich Learning Experiences
for Fourth Graders

The following resources are designed for fourth graders and their teachers.


Subject Areas


Fourth Grade Language Arts

Publisher Language Arts Resources

Harcourt Language Arts
Password required.

Harcourt Reading Activities

Houghton Mifflin Reading - Grade 4
Links to activities.

Houghton Mifflin Power Proofreading
Interactive proofreading activity.

Houghton Mifflin Wacky Web Tales
Write Mad-Libs on a variety of topics. Includes parts of speech help and how to write a tale.

Houghton Mifflin KidViews
Find and submit book reviews.

Language Arts Sequenced Lesson Plans

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for language arts

Interactive Activities

Art Tales
Tell stories with wildlife art.

Book Adventure
Quizzes based on books

Grid Club Language Arts Games
Lots of interactive games on English concepts.

Great online, story building tool.

Listen and Write Poetry
Explore the Rap Realm, Wonderwords, Simile Satellite, and Free Style.

Naturescapes - Tiered Reading
Building your own with the Video and Image Starter Resources.

Play Magnetic Poetry - regular or kid's poetry
Write poems, submit poems, read poems and evaluate poems

Print and Go from Grid Club
Create a book, story, bookmark, poster, postcard, membership, paper, etc.

ReadWrite Think: Student Materials
Interactive tools that support national language arts standards.

ReadWriteThink: Lesson Plans 3-5

ReviseWise English
Explore activities in reading, writing, spealling, grammar, and games.

Weekly Reader - Fourth Grade

Starters for Narrative, Persuasive, & Expository Writing

The following bullets are K-12 resources. Explore the following resources for writing project ideas:

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Fourth Grade Math

Math Resources

AAA Math - Grade 4

BBC Math Files
Games about numbers, data handling, share space & measure, and algebra.

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for math

Harcourt Math Games for Grade 4

Houghton Mifflin - Test Prep Practice - Grade 4
Chapter 3 (Multiplication/Division), Chapter 4 (Multiplication of Whole Numbers), Chapter 5 (Division by One-Digit Divisors), Chapter 7 (Fractions), Chapter 8 (Decimals), Chapter 9 (Probability), Chapter 12 (Division by Two-Digit Divisors)
A score is provided at the end.

Houghton Mifflin - Test Quest: Be a Better Test-Taker - Grade 4
Ideas for test taking. Contains audio and examples.

Houghton Mifflin - Brain Teasers - Grade 4
A dozen brain teasers related to math topics. Could be printed.

Houghton Mifflin - Math Games - Grade 4
Four great math review games.

Houghton Mifflin - E Math Manipulatives - Grade 4
A dozen eManipulatives for many areas including fractions and decimals.

Statistics & Probability from 42explore

Teach 4 Kids Math - 4th Grade

Math Sequenced Lesson Plans

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for math

Interactive Activities

Cat Math

Cool Math 4 Kids

Create a Graph from NCES

Figure This: Take a Challenge

Fourth Grade Math! from KidPort

Grid Club Math Games
Lots of interactive games on math concepts.

Illuminations from NCTM (Grades 3-5 or Grades 6-8)
Many interactive activities to match national math standards.

ReviseWise Maths from BBC
Activities on numbers, data handling, shape, space, measure, and mental math.

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Fourth Grade Science


Elementary Science
Resources for Grades 4-5

Grid Club Science Games
Lots of interactive games on science concepts.

Harcourt Science Video Update
Lots of short video clips on a wide range of science topics.

ReviseWise Science from BBC

Science from BBC

Life Science

Scott Foresman: Life Science
Plants structure, animals structure, energy in ecosystems, survival

Build a Fish & Squish the Fish

Exploring Biomes - with Illinois Standards (for Teachers)

Life Cycles from BBC
Plant part game and quiz

Physical Science

Scott Foresman: Physical Science
Measuring matter, force and motion, electricity and magnetism, light and sound

42explore: Electricity

42explore: Light

42explore: Simple Machines

Changing Sounds from BBC
Game and quiz

Changing State from BBC
Game and quiz

Circuits and Conductors from BBC
Game and quiz

Friction from BBC
Game and quiz

Gas All Around Us from BBC
Game and quiz

Keeping Warm from BBC
Game and quiz

Solids and Liquids from BBC
Game and quiz

Earth Science

Scott Foresman: Earth Science
Weather, makeup of earth, oceans, solar system

42explore: Astronomy

42explore: Clouds

42explore: Coral Reefs

42explore: EarthQuake

42explore: Volcano

42explore: Weather

Deadly Shadow of Vesuvius

The Volcano on Montserrat - Harcourt News Break

Marine Biology: The Living Oceans

Amazing Space
Lots of activities

Astronomy for Kids

Earth, Sun, Moon from BBC
Games and quiz


Astronomy from Ology at AMNH

Solar System Simulator
See what planets look like from other places

Space Kids

The Space Place


Understanding the Universe

Your Weight on Other Worlds

Human Body

Scott Foresman: Human Body
Digestive, circulatory, nervous systems, body system health (bacteria, germs)

42explore: Brain

The Nervous System Activity - Shockwave

Infection, Detection, Protection
Lots of readings and activities.

Keeping Health from BBC

Illinois Standards - Health Resources


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Fourth Grade Social Studies


GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for social studies


State of Illinois

A Home in the Heartland Online
Life in Illinois from 1700 to present


42explore: Colonial Life

42explore: Explorers

42explore: Lewis and Clark

42explore: Old West

42explore: Pioneer Life

42explore: Pony Express

42explore: Native Americans

42explore: Revolutionary War

42explore: Wagons

42explore: War of 1812

Learn about Native Americans


Citizenship from BBC
An interactive site for learning about making decisions, communities and recycling.

US House of Representatives

US Senate

US Presidents Articles from Scholastic

White House Kids

US Presidents

42explore: Presidents of the US

White House Presidents (Learn More)

White House Presidents for Kids (Starter)

Regions of the U.S.

42explore: 50 States of the US

Geography and regions of the US

States and Capitals Game

Social Studies Sequenced Lesson Plans

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for social studies


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BBC Schools - Ages 4-11



Getting Students Connected - Grade 4

Grade 4 Curriculum Links for Shrewsbury Public Schools

Kid's Hub

Teacher Tap

Teacher Tap: Content Area Websites

Fourth Grade Skills from Internet4classrooms


Scholastic Activities

Teacher Pages

Mr. Leahy's Fourth Grade Year

Mr. Lowe's Class

Mrs. Renz's 4th Grade Class

Mrs. Silverman's Webfolio

Teacher Tap: Teacher and Classroom Pages


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Developed by Annette Lamb, 1/04. Updated 5/05.