4th Grade Online Resource Center

  • Get all your students on this page.
  • Tools: Typing.com, quick links to Google Drive and Google Classroom, mySimpleshow and Google Tour builder have Google logins.
  • Google Lessons: Have students click on "50 States" or "In This Room" to open and use the templates. Students will need to make a copy.
  • Cyber Safety: The Cyber Safety page provides access to Cyber Safety Pledges and age appropriate videos.
  • STEM: The STEM page provides links to coding tutorials for K-8. Advanced: Set up Scratch and TinkerCAD accounts (tools column)
  • Curriculum Enrichment: Excellent sites for Math, Science, Social Studies and Language.
  • Seasonal Sites and Projects: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Black History, Presidents, Basketball, Spring, Mother's Day
Tools Google Slides Google Docs Google Sheets Websites
Typing.com logoStudent Login Google slide icon50 States Google docs logoLetter to Teacher Google sheets logoIn this Room Cyber Safety logoCyber Safety Page
Google Drive logoGoogle Drive Google slide iconCyber Safety Google docs logoScary Story Google sheets logoIn My House STEM Coding & 3-D Design logoCoding & 3-D Design
Classroom by Google logoGoogle Classroom Google slide iconThe 8 Planets Google docs logoXmas Acrostic Sentences Google sheets logoM & M's Colors Curriculum areasCurriculum Areas

My Simple Show Empowering ExplanationMy Simple Show

Google slide iconCoolest Things Google docs logoBlack History Bio Card Google sheets logoTemps in the USA Seasonal Themes sites and projectsSites & Projects
Google Earth Tour builderGoogle Earth Tours Google slide iconMy County
Google docs logoNarrative Google sheets logoClass Surveys Solar system planetsSolar System
Scratch Scratch Google slide iconPresenting Me Google docs logoMother's Day Google sheets logoSchool Supplies Sheppard Software's U.S. PresidentsU. S. Presidents
TinkerCADTinkerCAD Hour of CodeHour of Code Google Search logoGoogle Search United States U.S. Map PuzzlesUS & World Map Puzzles The US50 - 50 States50 States

Once students are on the Online Resource Center page for their grade, they simply need to click on the name of the lesson to access the handout, projects template, sample, and links to the recommended websites. There are more technology integration lessons and projects available for each 4th grade than students will be able to complete in a school year.

4th Grade Technology Overview

Fourth grade  students continue to practice proper keyboarding using the intermediate lessons in Typing.com. Students continue to use expand their skills in using the Google search engine to find facts and collect images. Student presentations and word processing projects become more complex. Students review the proper letter format and they learn to use tables. The notion of giving credit to the source of information - proper citation - is reviewed and stressed. Students review and expand upon their spreadsheet skills as they learn to use spreadsheets to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. They review the creation of charts with more demanding  research requirements. Students learn to use Google Drawings to create timelines. Fourth grade students continue to the learn the basics on Computer Aided Design using TinkerCAD.

Hour of code logoFourth grade students use specific math, language arts, social studies, science and STEM games during curriculum skills enrichment time. They will also learn simple programming and practice their coding skills during the Hour of Code which is a worldwide event held during the first week of December each year. In addition to the Hour of Code students learn a progression of coding and programming skills by accessing tutorials from our STEM Page. The STEM page provides links to programming tutorials for Beginners up to Advanced Level. There are also direct links to Scratch.

4th Grade Sample Lesson Overview

Preparation:

  1. Provide all your students easy access to the Online Resource Center
    • Place a shortcut on the desktops; change the icon to a yellow star
    • Add an assignment or question on Google Classroom with a link to this page
  2. Clearly post your expectations for behavior

Lesson Overview:

  1. Post the Lesson Plan Objectives: 1) Keyboarding, 2) Google Slides & 3) STEM Page or Curriculum Enrichment
  2. Guide students to opening the Online Resource Center
  3. Ask students to click on “Typing.com” and login to their accounts.
    • Review Proper Keyboarding Positions
    • SUGGESTION: Start each class with 10-15 minutes of silent typing
  4. Ask students to open “50 States”
    • Guide students in making a copy of the “view only” file.
      • Be sure to demonstrate erasing the “Copy of..,’ and replacing with their first name only.
    • Review the expectations on Slide 1
    • Encourage students to work ahead
  5. Students that finish early may visit the “STEM PAGE” or "Curriculum Enrichment"

We provide lesson plan overviews and detailed lesson plans for the entire year.