4th Grade Social Studies Resources
Links verified 12/28/2015
(3rd Grade ) 4th Grade Social Studies (5th Grade)
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sites for kids - Numerous resources from the Justice Dept, Department of Treasury's,
Digital Diplomacy for Students, National Highway Traffic Safety ,United Nations
and too many others to mention.
lesson plans - offers high-quality material on the Internet
in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and
culture, and history and social studies. Search for grade level specific web sites
and lesson plans.
site for teachers |
PowerPoint show |
Acrobat document |
Word document |
whiteboard resource |
video format |
interactive lesson |
a quiz |
lesson plan |
Regions, Location, Place || |
Facts and symbols of the States - Detailed information about every state
Regions of the United States - Details about the regions
Regions of the United States - An iAdventure for fourth graders designed
to promote awareness of the different regions of the United States.
Regional Climates - Climate information on the regions plus an online quiz
at the end. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
Oceans and Continents - quia quiz
and Continents - Free Blank Outline Printable World Maps of the Countries
and Continents of the World
Conquer the Continents - Students have one minute to identify as many countries
as possible from the continent he or she chooses.
Map Skills || |
Map Skills - Maps show us many types of information. We can learn about a
country's landforms, weather, population...almost anything simply by reading a
National Atlas of the United States - Use this interactive service to draw
maps of various complexity.
Jeopardy Map Game - Geographical and map parts quiz
Geography and Map Skill Quiz - Answer the questions online - game show style
Skills -PDF file ; Use the map and legend on this page to answer the following
Lesson plans for 4th and 5th graders - Learning map skills
Human Environment and Systems, |
Effects on Society
How the Industrial Revolution affected Families - The Plight of Women's Work
in the Early Industrial Revolution in England and Wales
Technology Changes in the Home - Take a look at this fantastic visual discussing
the coming of technology in home use. This is a time line in the form of a Shockwave
image that changes as you pull the slider to the left or right. For any year,
you can get information about any object in the image by placing your mouse cursor
over the part of the image you are interested in.
Historical And Cultural Perspectives.
Timelines || |
- An Internet4Classrooms
page devoted to timelines
Timeline Travels - Inventions from 1976-2000
Food Timeline - Track food from the beginning of time
Timelines & Date Keys for Fast track to America's Past - Timelines from the
1400s to the present. Good teaching tools on reading timelines.
History of Inventions - Great timeline tool to use for lessons and discovery!
Civil War for Kids - Timelines, Biographies of Leaders, Mapping Skills and
Thanksgiving Unit and Timeline - Follow the Pilgrims from the time they left
for the New World to the First Thanksgiving.
Time, Continuity, and Change || |
America's Story - (read about Amazing Americans) Click on the buttons at
the top to go to various places, or click the link in the introduction about each
section. Visit "Join America at Play," where you'll see a film of an early break-dancer
from 1898. Ever hear of a "cloth sandwich"? You'll know what I'm talking about
when you read the stories in this section. Many stories from the past
A Colonial Family - Read about this family, then interact with movies, questions,
and photos. Answer questions about life in early times
Children in Colonial America - webquest
Revolutionary War - Causes, Battles, Biographies, and more
Growth of a Nation - (Shockwave needed) An animated movie time line of the
thirteen colonies entering into the U.S. (Animated Atlas.Com)
Life on Plymouth Plantation - Interactive online lesson with many activities
People, Places and Events |
Native Americans - Daily Clothing
Native American - Have Fun with NativeTech's Online Interactive Games
Americans - Indigenous Food and Traditional Recipes
Native Americans - Pottery & Clay
Native Americans - Go on an adventure on the the plains of North America
to discover just what kind of life you would have led if you were born to a Plains
Indian tribe in the 19th century.s
U.S. Territorial Maps 1775-1920- Read and interpret maps on Western Expansion
Revolutionary War Heroes - Webquest - links are across the top to access
Explorers of the Millennium - Thinkquest activity
| Cultures, Cultural Perspectives
Nez Perce Indians - How Native Americans helped Lewis and Clark.
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