Welcome to P.S. 19’s Fourth Grade!

Fourth Grade Supply List (2020-2021 School Year)

These supplies are suggested and not mandatory.  We thank you in advance for the supplies!

  • 2 packages of 8 ½” by 11” copy paper (optional, but this one really helps us out!)

  • 1 pack of colored card stock

  • Individual Pencil Case/Pencil Box

  • 4 Composition notebooks

  • 4 two pocket folders (different colors – red, blue, green, yellow, orange, purple)

  • 2 packets of post-its: Your child will be using many post-its throughout the year.

  • 2 small packs of pencils or

  • 1 large pack of pencils.

  • Erasable pens are optional.

  • 1 box of crayons, or 1 pack of colored pencils, or 1 pack of markers. (You can get all three but it is not mandatory).

  • 1 Homework planner/Labeled Homework Notebook for Daily Homework Assignments

  • 1 pencil case, bag, bin or box (supplies will be individualized and no sharing)

  • 1 pack of colored card stock

  • Hand Sanitizer Paper towels OR wipes

  • Kleenex tissues

Fourth Grade Curriculum



  • The Boy Who Drew Birds

  • The Tarantula Scientist


Comparing Points of View / Understanding different Cultures

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins

  • Esperanza Rising

Writing a Legend/ Traditions and Cultures

  • Northwest Coast People

  • Hiawatha and Pecos Bill (and other legends)

Compare and Contrast Texts

  • Earthquakes and The Monster Beneath the Sea

  • Anatomy of a Volcanic Eruption and Escape From Pompeii

Innovative Solution Short Story

  • Lunch Money and Coyote School News

  • Innovation Project Proposal, Stock Market and Using Money


  • Biographical Writing

  • Paragraph Writing

  • Persuasive Essay

  • Legends

  • Compare and Contrast Essays

  • Personal Essays

  • Poetry


  • Place value

  • Numbers and operations in base 10

  • Operations and algebraic thinking 

  • Numbers and Operations in Base 10

  • Measurement and Data – Area and Perimeter

  • Measurement in Line Plots

  • Number and Operations in Fractions – Equivalent Fractions and Comparing Fractions

  • Measurement and Data: Measuring Angles, Using a Protractor 

  • Number and Operations in Fractions – Adding and Subtraction, Multiplying and Dividing

  • Measurement Word Problems

  • Number and Operations Comparing Decimals

  • Decimals and Percents