Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade Virtual School Materials

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Virtual School Free Sample Lesson

What Your Child Will Learn in Fourth Grade


  • Reading children’s classics
    • Famous Legends
    • Identities: An Anthology
    • In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
    • Jackie Robinson: Strong Inside and Out
    • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
    • Thomas Edison: The Great Inventor
  • Developing critical thinking skills


  • Developing skills through lessons coordinated with reading, spelling, and composition
  • Activities in phonics workbook

Spelling & Vocabulary

  • Reinforcing correct spelling through daily exercises and spelling strategies
  • Reviewing commonly misspelled words
  • Introducing cross-curricular words
  • Integrating spelling with phonics, vocabulary studies, reading, and writing


  • Using the four-stage approach to write factual, creative, and descriptive compositions
  • Organizing key words into phrases using shape planners
  • Writing poetry and letters


  • Introducing verbs of being
  • Verb tense
  • Regular and irregular verbs
  • Pronouns
  • Subject complements
  • Comparing adjectives and adverbs
  • Punctuation skills


  • Comparing and ordering numbers to 100,000
  • Using rounding and front-end estimation
  • Finding factors and multiples of whole numbers
  • Finding the mean, median, mode, and range of a data set
  • Determining the probability of an event
  • Measuring and creating angles and line segments


  • Classifying living things
  • Matter and scientific measurement
  • Electricity, circuits, magnets
  • Vertebrates and invertebrates
  • Water resources
  • Human body and motion
  • Rocks and fossils


Lessons, activities, and online interactive learning tools integrated with the curriculum:

  • Practicing keyboarding and touch typing
  • Intermediate word processing and desktop publishing
  • E-mail
  • Database and Internet research
  • Using spreadsheets to create graphs and tables
  • Developing presentation software skills
  • Internet activities integrated with Science text


  • Memorizing
  • Reading for pleasure

Social Studies

Featuring Pearson textbook Regions

  • Geography
  • History
  • Economics
  • People who live in different regions of the U.S.


  • Focus on the five themes of geography to teach directions
  • Distances and scale
  • Various types of maps
  • Longitude and latitude


Improving skills using lines, light sources, and motion

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