Category Archives: Grade 4

Grade 4 – Second Local Geography Block

This post details two geography blocks. The first, was the second geography block of my daughter’s fourth grade year. The second part of the post will cover my son’s second geography block, done two years later than my daughter’s. Geez, … Continue reading

Posted in Geography, Grade 4, Watercolor Painting | 3 Comments

Grade 4 – First Local Geography Block

I have never written a post about geography. Why? I have always struggled with putting together a geography block that is satisfying to me. I have trouble making these blocks feel cohesive, organized, and interesting. Although, it is finally getting … Continue reading

Posted in Geography, Grade 4, Watercolor Painting | 4 Comments

Grade 4 Fractions

Here are a few of my son’s pages of his Fractions Main Lesson Book from 4th grade. I used the indications from Live Education, but there is really nothing all that earth-shattering in their Fractions book. You can probably make … Continue reading

Posted in Grade 4, Math | Leave a comment

Grade 4 – Man and Animal (Zoology)–Block 2

My fourth grader’s last block of the year was Man and Animal (Zoology). We studied different types of animals and their characteristics. We looked at the types of teeth and other specialized qualities of the animals, which make them unique … Continue reading

Posted in Grade 4, Man and Animal / Zoology, Watercolor Painting | 1 Comment

Grade 4 – Man and Animal (Zoology)

  This is my second time blogging about the zoology block, as I did this block two years ago with my daughter. So I guess I won’t go on and on about it, since I did not change much this … Continue reading

Posted in Grade 4, Man and Animal / Zoology, Modeling, Watercolor Painting | Leave a comment

Norse Watercolor Painting

A few fourth grade wet-on-wet watercolor paintings to share (these ideas came from Live Ed’s fourth grade curriculum): Mom’s Viking Longship. This painting was a real challenge for me! 4th grader’s Viking Longship. This painting was a challenge for her … Continue reading

Posted in Grade 4, Language Arts, Norse Mythology, Watercolor Painting | 3 Comments

Man and Animal – Block 1

We began this block with a talk about how the human body is formed. In short, we have three major parts: head, trunk, and limbs. The basis for this discussion, and our first week of Man and Animal was the … Continue reading

Posted in Grade 4, Man and Animal / Zoology, Watercolor Painting | 3 Comments