Students in 4th grade are bursting with abilities and ready to apply their learning in creative projects that let them show off their skills.
Students will write and produce an animated tall tale about a historical figure or location.
Students create a new cover design for a book they are reading to demonstrate comprehension and explore character, plot, setting, symbolism, and conflict.
In this lesson, students build visual literacy and engage in close reading as they investigate the text and imagery on book covers to evaluate whether they are worth reading.
In this lesson, students investigate the potential of a book's characters, plot and themes and develop a proposal for turning it into a series.
Students will personify an object and write a story as part of an online book or animated adventure.
Students learn about key elements of a fairy tale as they retell a fairy tale in modern times.
After reading examples and learning about this short form of Japanese poetry, students write and illustrate their own haiku poems.
In this lesson, students read and learn about the Korean form of sijo poetry and then write and illustrate their own sijo poems.
Students will create a visual, or video, poem as they analyze the imagery in a text.
Students will write and illustrate an original narrative in the form of a Choose Your Own Adventure interactive story.
Students will illustrate the meaning of an idiom to help others learn these examples of figurative language.
In this lesson, students create vocabulary trading cards that use images to help other students master the meaning of new words.
Students introduce a new hero to the world through an ID card and comic.
Students will create a digital scrapbook that showcases the viewpoint of the main character.
In this lesson, students create a coat of arms to represent their personal identity and values.
In this lesson, students craft an interview with a character from a book they are reading to demonstrate comprehension.
In this lesson, students share why they would save a specific book from the "firemen" in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451.
Students create a card game based on the storyline of a book they are reading.
In this lesson, students create an alphabet book to share knowledge and information they have learned, organizing their writing using the ABC’s.
Students will create original artwork and manipulate images to demonstrate understanding of line symmetry.
Students will create their own multiplication word problems.
Students will ientify types of angles in photographs, and write cinquain poems that share the angles they find.
Students will explore length, width, perimeter, and surface area as they design their dream room.
Students research the characteristics, adaptations, and habitat of an animal and share their findings in a question and answer session with the animal.
Students learn about the five biomes through as they create a travel brochure.
In this lesson, students write and design a diary for an animal to teach others about its unique physical characteristics and adaptations.
Students will learn about the planets as they create a sample travel journal that explains what it would be like to visit one of the planets.
In this lesson, students explore the plant and animal species where they live and design their own field guide to teach others about the species in this habitat.
Students will create a multimedia report about the systems of the human body.
Students will create a historical journal from a fictional character's point of view.
In this lesson, students create suitcase stories to describe an ancestor’s journey to America and important objects they might have packed.
Students develop a ceremony to honor a person or commemorate an event in history.
In this lesson, students will create a collection of postcards that demonstrate how different people in the past may have viewed a single event or culture and analyze the range of perspectives in all class postcards to gain a deeper understanding of history.
Students design and create upcycled products using materials collected at home and school.
In this lesson, students write a classroom constitution to ensure everyone is treated fairly and to create a welcoming environment for sharing, growing and learning.
In this lesson, students share their knowledge about a time and place in history by creating a promotional travel brochure that provides information and an itinerary for a visit.
In this lesson, students develop materials to promote a specific region they are studying and make their pitch for a visit to this location at a tourism trade show.
Students will demonstrate map making skills as they create maps of the geographic features, regions, and economy of their state.
Students will design a new dollar coin for a person who impacted history and write persuasively about why this person should be honored.
In this lesson, students create an online museum for their community.
In this lesson, students set SMART goals for the coming school year, identifying action items they can complete to achieve them.
In this lesson, students create a vision board to turn their goals into words and images that represent what life will look and feel like when they reach them.
In this lesson, students create materials promoting Internet, or online, safety to raise awareness of this important issue at their school.
In this lesson, students explore the work of Andy Warhol and create their own pop art montage.
In this lesson, students use symmetry to create bizarre creatures around a self-portrait and then write a poem about the image.
In this lesson, students learn about silhouettes and combine silhouettes they have created with Halloween backgrounds to create spooky scenes.
Students build media literacy skills as they create a visual essay to share information about themselves.
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