4th Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

Let's Explore

  1. The Mystery of the Missing Lunch - Solving Crimes with Fingerprints
  2. A Walk in the Desert - Cinquains and Other Poetry
  3. Time For Kids: Animals Come Home to Our National Parks - Our National Parks
  4. The Astronaut and the Onion - Space Travel
  5. The Raft - Wildlife

Take a Stand

  1. Mighty Jackie - Making Baseball Cards
  2. My Diary from Here to There - Coming to the U.S.A
  3. Time For Kids: Stealing Beauty - Focus on China
  4. How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightening - Concrete Poems
  5. Dear Mr. Winston - Snake Facts

Making a Difference

  1. Roadrunner's Dance - Trickster Tales
  2. My Brother Martin - Writing Letters
  3. Time For Kids: Kid Reporters at Work - Volunteering
  4. Mystic Horse - Powwows
  5. Snowflake Bentley - Haiku

Viewpoints

  1. Dear Mrs. LaRue - Border Collies
  2. The Blind Hunter - Creative Solutions
  3. Time For Kids: The Power of Oil - Energy: Power Source
  4. Adelina's Whales - Limericks
  5. At Home in the Coral Reef - Myths

Relationships

  1. Because of Winn-Dixie - Free Verse
  2. Ranita, the Frog Princess - Class Playhouse
  3. Time For Kids: Exploring the Undersea Territory - Explorers
  4. Me and Uncle Romie - Collages
  5. Wild Horses - Tall Tales

Discovery

  1. The Gold Rush Game - Gold
  2. The Cricket in Times Square - Bats
  3. Time For Kids: Meet a Bone-ified Explorer - Discovering Nature’s Secrets
  4. My Brothers' Flying Machine - Narrative Poems
  5. The Life and Times of the Ant - Fables