Unit 1 - Government in Action (Government and Citizenship)

Government in Action Consumable (passages, spelling pattern pages, and Build Reflect Write) - go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Videos:

Government in Action - Introduction video

 

Unit 2 - Characters' Actions and Reactions (Character)

Characters' Actions and Reactions Consumable (passages, spelling pattern pages, and Build Reflect Write) - go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Videos:

Characters' Actions and Reactions  Introduction video

 

Unit 3 - Observing Nature (Life Science)

Observing Nature Consumable (passages, spelling pattern pages, and Build Reflect Write) - go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Videos:

Observing Nature - Introduction video

 

Unit 4 - Understanding Different Points of View (Point of View)

Understanding Different Points of View Consumable (passages, spelling pattern pages, and Build Reflect Write) - go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Understanding Different Points of View - Introduction video

 

Unit 5 - Technology for a Green Future (Techology and Society)

Technology for a Green Future Consumable (passages, spelling pattern pages, and Build Reflect Write) -go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Techonology for a Green Future - Introduction video

 

Unit 6 - Confronting Challenges (Theme)

Confronting Challenges Consumable (passages, spelling pattern pages, and Build Reflect Write) - go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Confronting Challenges - Introduction video

 

Unit 7 - The Transcontinental Railroad (History and Culture)

The Transcontinental Railroad Consumable (passages, spelling pattern pages, and Bulid Reflect Write) - go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Websites:

www.uen.org

Central Pacific Railroad

Video:  

The Transcontinental Railroad - Introduction video

How the Chinese Built America

The Transcontinental Railroad

C-SPAN Cities Tour - Ogden:  Promontory Summit & the Transcontinental Railroad

 

Unit 8 - Earth Changes (Earth Sciences)

Essential Question:  How do Earth's natural processes impact our lives?

In this unit, students will read and compare informational texts and firsthand accounts to lean about how Earth's changes impact people's lives.

Earth Changes Consumable  (passages, spelling pattern pages, and Build Reflect Write) - go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Video:

Earth Changes - Introduction to the unit

Earthquakes 101 National Geographic

Tsunami National Geographic

Explore Volcanoes with National Geographic Kids

Tornadoes 101 National Geographic

Tornado Facts for Kids

Hurricanes 101 National Geographic

Hurricane Facts for Kids

 

 

Unit 9 - Resources and Their Impact (Economics)

Resources and Their Impact Consumable (passages, spelling pattern pages, and Build Reflect Write) - go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Videos:

Resources and their Impact - Introduction to the unit

Urbanization and the Future of Cities

Dust Bowl Migrants - PBS (Oakies)

 

 

 

Unit 10 - The Power of Electricity (Physical Science)

The Power of Electricity Consumable (passages, spellig pattern pages, and Build Reflect Write) - go in through www.clever.com,  then to Benchmark, grade 4, unit 1.

Videos:

The Power of Electricity - Introduction to the unit

What is the Power Grid?

Benjamin Fanklin Cartoon for Children

Leyden Jar Static Electricity