4th Grade Lesson Plans


Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets by Kwame Alexander

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander

Sarah Gives Thanks by Mike Allegra

Child of the Flower-Song People by Gloria Amescua

Caroline’s Comets by Emily Arnold McCully

Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey

Proud As a Peacock Brave As a Lion by Jane Barclay

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes

I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes

President Taft Is Stuck In The Bath by Mac Barnett

The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver by Gene Barretta

Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion by Chris Barton

Aaron Slater Illustrator by Andrea Beaty

Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty

A Stone For Sascha by Aaron Becker

Journey by Aaron Becker

Return by Aaron Becker

Quest by Aaron Becker

The Tree and the River by Aaron Becker

Counting on Katherine by Helaine Becker

Emily by Michael Bedard

Max Goes To Jupiter by Jeffrey Bennett

Max Goes To Mars by Jeffrey Bennett

Max Goes To The Moon by Jeffrey Bennett

Max Goes To The Space Station by Jeffrey Bennett

Manfish a Story of Jacques Cousteau by Jennifer Berne

On a Beam of Light by Jennifer Berne

Farmhouse by Sophie Blackall

Akiak by Robert J. Blake

Togo by Robert J. Blake

The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett

Blue by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Without Separation by Larry Dane Brimner

My Name is Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz by Monica Brown

Sharuko by Monica Brown

Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown

Voices In The Park by Anthony Browne

Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code by Joseph Bruchac

Above the Rim by Jen Bryant

Six Dots by Jen Bryant

The Right Word by Jen Bryant

December by Eve Bunting

Gleam and Glow by Eve Bunting

Solving the Puzzle Under the Sea by Robert Burleigh

George Washington’s Teeth by Deborah Chandra

All Because You Matter by Tami Charles

The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

Bowwow Powwow by Brenda Child

Grand Canyon by Jason Chin

Your Place in the Universe by Jason Chin

Game Changers The Story of Venus and Serena Williams by Lesa Cline-Ransome

Overground Railroad by Lesa Cline-Ransome

One Little Bag by Henry Cole

The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles

Survivor Tree by Marcie Colleen

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper

Players In Pigtails by Shana Corey

The Boy Who Drew Birds by Jacqueline Davies

Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt de la Pena

Last Stop On Market Street by Matt de la Pena

Planting Stories by Anika Aldamuy Denise

Islandborn by Junot Diaz

Great Joy by Kate DiCamillo

Grace For President by Kelly DiPucchio

City Green by Dyanne DiSalvo-Ryan

Energy Island by Allan Drummond

Green City by Allan Drummond

Pedal Power by Allan Drummond

Nadia’s Hands by Karen English

The Night Gardener by the Fan Brothers

The Day Santa Stopped Believing in Harold by Maureen Fergus

Mexique by Maria Jose Ferrada

Boxes For Katje by Candace Fleming

Giant Squid by Candace Fleming

Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera by Candace Fleming

Locomotive by Brian Floca

Moonshot by Brian Floca

Stolen Words by Melanie Florence

She Made a Monster by Lynn Fulton

Lucha Libre by Xavier Garza

Saved By The Boats by Julie Gassman

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein

The Boy Who Grew a Forest by Sophia Gholz

Rosa by Nikki Giovanni

The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen by Thelma Lynne Godin

Twenty-One Steps by Jeff Gottesfeld

Sweep by Louise Greig

Pocket Full of Colors by Amy Guglielmo

Beyond the Fence by Maria Gulemetova

Born on the Water: The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Shooting at the Stars: The Christmas Truce of 1914

That Book Woman by Heather Henson

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

Ada’s Violin by Susan Hood

The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins

Apples to Oregon by Deborah Hopkinson

Whale in a Fishbowl by Troy Howell and Richard Jones

The Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby by Crystal Hubbard

Santa in the City by Tiffany D. Jackson

What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick

The Fate of Fausto by Oliver Jeffers

The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers

Salt In His Shoes by Deloris Jordan

Choosing Brave by Angela Joy

Fireboat by Maira Kalman

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

Shark Lady by Jess Keating

Rescue and Jessica by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes

Saving American Beach by Heidi Tyline King

The Raft by Jim LaMarche

For the Right to Learn by Rebecca Langston-George

The Cat Man of Aleppo by Irene Latham

Lift by Minh Le

Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist by Julie Leung

Henry’s Freedom Box by Ellen Levine

The People’s Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought For Justice With Art by Cynthia Levinson

I Dissent by Debbie Levy

The Key From Spain by Debbie Levy

We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom

Goldfish On Vacation by Sally Lloyd-Jones

Selena: Queen of Tejano Music by Silvia Lopez

You Are Special by Max Lucado

The Book Rescuer by Sue Macy

Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna

Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard

My Heart is a Compass by Deborah Marcero

Balderdash by Michelle Markel

Follow Those Zebras by Sandra Markle

The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe Martin and David Shannon

Where Butterflies Fill the Sky by Zahra Marwan

Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick

Aliens Are Coming by Meghan McCarthy

Christmas in the Trenches by John McCutcheon

Ol’ Clip-Clop by Patricia C. McKissack

Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran

Brave Ballerina by Michelle Meadows

The Next President by Kate Messner

Richard Wright and the Library Card by William Miller

My Name is Bilal by Asma Mobin-Uddin

Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki

Passage to Freedom by Ken Mochizuki

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore and Matt Tavares

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales

The Girl Who Thought In Pictures by Julia Finley Mosca

When Marian Sang by Pam Munoz-Ryan

Hello, I’m Johnny Cash by G. Neri

Gittel’s Journey by Leslea Newman

My First Day by Phung Nguyen Quang and Huynh Kim Lien

Thirty Minutes Over Oregon by Marc Tyler Nobleman

Seven and a Half Tons of Steel by Janet Nolan

The Remember Balloons by Jessie Oliveros

Hike by Pete Oswald

Marti’s Song For Freedom by Emma Otheguy

The Great Stink: How Joseph Bazalgette Solved London’s Poop Pollution Problem by Colleen Paeff

I Am Farmer by Miranda and Baptiste Paul

A Different Pond by Bao Phi

Paradise Sands by Levi Pinfold

An Orange For Frankie by Patricia Polacco

Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco

Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco

Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco

Trees of the Dancing Goats by Patricia Polacco

The Girl Who Ran by Frances Poletti

The Turkey Girl by Penny Pollock

Hey Water! by Antoinette Portis

My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero

Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey

Helen’s Big World by Doreen Rappaport

Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport

America’s White Table by Margot Theis Raven

Rags: Hero Dog of WWI by Margot Theis Raven

Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

So Few Of Me by Peter H. Reynolds

The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds

Storm Run by Libby Riddles

Margaret and the Moon by Dean Robbins

Miss Paul and the President by Dean Robbins

The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon The True Story of Alan Bean by Dean Robbins

You Are a Star Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Dean Robbins

Mesmerized by Mara Rockliff

Pies From Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Dee Romito

Ben Franklin’s Big Splash by Barb Rosenstock

Leave It To Abigail! by Barb Rosenstock

The Noisy Paint Box by Barb Rosenstock

Otis and Will Discover the Deep by Barb Rosenstock

The Camping Trip that Changed America by Barb Rosenstock

This Very Tree by Sean Rubin

Marching With Aunt Susan by Claire Rudolph Murphy

Mario and the Hole in the Sky by Elizabeth Rusch

An Angel For Solomon Singer by Cynthia Rylant

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag by Rob Sanders

Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say

So Tall Within by Gary D. Schmidt

I Talk Like a River by Jordan Scott

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

The Wall by Peter Sis

Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson

Endlessly Ever After by Laurel Snyder

To Change a Planet by Christina Soontornvat

Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross Cherokee Aerospace Engineer by Traci Sorell

We Are Still Here! by Traci Sorell

Just Ask! by Sonia Sotomayor

Ada Lovelace Poet of Science by Diane Stanley

Going Down Home With Daddy by Kelly Starling Lyons

Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe

The Man With the Violin by Kathy Stinson

Elizabeth Leads the Way by Tanya Lee Stone

That’s Not Fair / No es justo by Carmen Tafolla

Emmanuel’s Dream by Laurie Ann Thompson

Guitar Genius by Kim Tomsic

Danza by Duncan Tonatiuh

Funny Bones by Duncan Tonatiuh

Undocumented by Duncan Tonatiuh

You Are Home by Evan Turk

Outside In by Deborah Underwood

Joan Procter Dragon Doctor by Patricia Valdez

Wishes by Mượn Thị Văn

Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

I Am Human by Susan Verde

I Am Love by Susan Verde

I Am One by Susan Verde

I Am Yoga by Susan Verde

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code by Laurie Wallmark

Hedy Lamarr’s Double Life by Laurie Wallmark

The Poppy Lady by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh

Watercress by Andrea Wang

Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford

Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford

Moses by Carole Boston Weatherford

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul by Carole Boston Weatherford

Unspeakable by Carole Boston Weatherford

Flotsam by David Wiesner

Sector 7 by David Wiesner

Because by Mo Willems

Four Feet, Two Sandals by Karen Lynn Williams

Galimoto by Karen Lynn Williams

Brothers In Hope by Mary Williams

Sugarbush Spring by Marsha Wilson Chall

Follow The Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter

Malala a Brave Girl From Pakistan / Iqbal a Brave Boy From Pakistan by Jeanette Winter

Nasreen’s Secret School by Jeanette Winter

The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter

Lillian’s Right To Vote by Jonah Winter

Sonia Sotomayor A Judge Grows In The Bronx by Jonah Winter

The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski

Esquivel Space-Age Sound Artist by Susan Wood

More Than Peach by Bellen Woodard

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson

The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson

All the Way to America by Dan Yaccarino

What Do You Do With A Problem? by Kobi Yamada

Snow Angel Sand Angel by Lois-Ann Yamanaka and Ashley Lukashevsky

Ruby’s Wish by Shirin Yim Bridges

Encounter by Jane Yolen and David Shannon

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai

Miscellaneous Activities

Editable Dictado / Dictation Planner Templates – Bilingual English & Spanish

Spanish Weekly Dictado Lesson Plans Unit 1

Spanish Weekly Dictado Lesson Plans Unit 2

Spanish Weekly Dictado Lesson Plans Unit 3

Editable Field Trip Permission Slip Bilingual and Generic

Dr. Seuss Oh The Places You’ll Go Bilingual Writing Activity

Dr. Seuss Opinion Writing Bilingual English and Spanish 20+ Books!

Dr. Seuss Sneetches Writing Activity Bilingual English and Spanish

Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat Bilingual Writing Activities

Dr. Seuss There’s a Wocket In My Pocket Bilingual Rhyming Activity

Bilingual Reading Stamina Charts

Book Recommendation Forms BILINGUAL English and Spanish


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