Integrated PLT activities for Fourth Grade

 

#1 The Shape of Things

 

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#2 Get In Touch With Trees

 

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4.7, 4.8, 4.9

 

#3 Peppermint Beetle

 

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#4 Sounds Around

 

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Reinforces Concept

  4.1 

Connects Concept

  4.4 4.5, 4.7 

#5 Poet-Tree

 

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    4.7, 4.8 

Connects Concept

  4.9  

#6 Picture This!

 

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 4.5    

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#7 Habitat Pen Pals

 

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Teaches Concept

  4.5  4.7,4.8, 4.9 

Reinforces Concept

   4.4, 4.5 

Connects Concept

       

#8 The Forest of S. T. Shrew

 

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  4.5    

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Connects Concept

   4.4, 4.6, 4.7    

#9 Planet Diversity

 

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Teaches Concept

  4.1, 4.5     

Reinforces Concept

4.14   4.2, 4.6 

Connects Concept

4.7     

#10 Charting Diversity

 

MATH

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   4.9 

Connects Concept

       

#11 Can It Be Real?

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.5     

Reinforces Concept

   4.1, 4.2, 4.6 

Connects Concept

    4.7 

#12 Invasive Species

 

MATH

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Reinforces Concept

    

#13 We All Need Trees

 

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 4.9     

Reinforces Concept

   4.1, 4.2 

Connects Concept

4.14  4.1, 4.5 

#14 Renewable or Not?

 

MATH

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  4.9   

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Connects Concept

4.14      

#15 A Few of My Favorite Things

 

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  4.9   

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#16 Pass the Plants, Please

 

MATH

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4.14      

Reinforces Concept

 4.4    

Connects Concept

      

#17 People of the Forest

 

MATH

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  4.5    

Connects Concept

  4.9  

#18 Tale of the Sun

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

     

Reinforces Concept

  4.5 4.1, 4.5 

Connects Concept

  4.9  4.5, 4.7, 4.9 

#19 Viewpoints on the Line

 

MATH

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#20 Environmental Exchange Box

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.9    

Reinforces Concept

  4.5   

Connects Concept

   4.7, 4.8 

#21 Adopt a Tree

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.4, 4.5    

Reinforces Concept

4.74.94.7 

Connects Concept

  4.9 

#22 Trees As Habitats

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.1, 4.5    

Reinforces Concept

 4.94.1 

Connects Concept

4.14 4.44.7 

#23 The Fallen Log

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.5   

Reinforces Concept

   4.1, 4.7 

Connects Concept

       

#24 Nature’s Recyclers

 

MATH

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Reinforces Concept

  4.54.1, 4.7 

Connects Concept

      

#25 Birds and Worms

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

4.14      

Reinforces Concept

 4.5   

Connects Concept

     

#26 Dynamic Duos

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  4.54.6 

Connects Concept

       

#27 Every Tree for Itself

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

 4.1, 4.4   

Connects Concept

      

#28 Air Plants

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.4   

Reinforces Concept

  4.5   

Connects Concept

4.3, 4.44.1   

#29 Rain Reasons

 

MATH

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#30 Three Cheers for Trees

 

MATH

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  4.9    

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#31 Plant a Tree

 

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

   4.1, 4.5, 4.7 

Connects Concept

 4.9   

#32 A Forest of Many Uses

 

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  4.94.1 

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#33 Forest Consequences

 

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#34 Who Works in This Forest?

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

    4.1 

Connects Concept

  4.94.6 

#35 Loving It Too Much

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

  4.9   

#36 Pollution Search

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

     

Reinforces Concept

 4.5   

Connects Concept

     

#37 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

4.14   

Connects Concept

 4.1, 4.5, 4.9   

#38 Every Drop Counts

 

MATH

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SOCIAL STUDIES

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

4.44.1, 4.5, 4.9  

Connects Concept

4.3     

#39 Energy Sleuths

 

MATH

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Reinforces Concept

   4.2, 4.6, 4.7, 4.9 

Connects Concept

     

#40 Then and Now

 

MATH

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Reinforces Concept

  4.5   

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#41 How Plants Grow

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

 

4.1, 4.4

   

Reinforces Concept

4.7, 4.14

4.5

 

 

Connects Concept

 

 

4.1

 

#42 Sunlight and Shades of Green

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.4   

Reinforces Concept

   4.4 

Connects Concept

  4.14.1 

#43 Have Seeds Will Travel

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

 4.4    

Reinforces Concept

 4.1, 4.5   

Connects Concept

   4.1 

#44 Water Wonders

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

   4.7    

Connects Concept

  4.1, 4.94.1 

#45 Web of Life

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.5  

Reinforces Concept

4.14   4.1, 4.6, 4.9 

Connects Concept

      

#46 School Yard Safari

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.5    

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

  4.1, 4.9 4.1, 4.7, 4.9 

#47 Are Vacant Lots Vacant?

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

 

 

4.5

   

Reinforces Concept

4.74.14.2 

Connects Concept

   4.1 

#48 Field, Forest, and Stream

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.1, 4.5   

Reinforces Concept

  4.2 

Connects Concept

   4.1 

#49 Tropical Treehouse

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  4.54.6 

Connects Concept

  4.4  

#50 400-Acre Wood

 

MATH

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Reinforces Concept

    

Connects Concept

    

#51 Make Your Own Paper

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.9     

Reinforces Concept

   4.1  

Connects Concept

    

#52 A Look at Aluminum

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

    

#53 On the Move

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

4.4 4.1, 4.2 

#54 I’d Like to Visit a Place Where...

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

  4.5, 4.9 4.1, 4.2, 4.7 

#55 Planning the Ideal Community

 

MATH

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Reinforces Concept

    4.1 

Connects Concept

      

#56 We Can Work It Out

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  4.5, 4.9   

Connects Concept

       

#57 Democracy in Action

 

MATH

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#58 There Ought To Be a Law

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

       

Connects Concept

   4.1, 4.9 

#59 Power of Print

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

   4.2    

Connects Concept

    4.4, 4.6, 4.7  

#60 Publicize It!

 

MATH

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Connects Concept

      

#61 The Closer You Look

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.4    

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

      

#62 To Be a Tree

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.4    

Reinforces Concept

  4.5    

Connects Concept

      

#63 Tree Factory

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

  4.4    

Reinforces Concept

  4.5   

Connects Concept

       

#64 Looking At Leaves

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  4.4    

Connects Concept

  4.5    

#65 Bursting Buds

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  4.1, 4.4, 4.5   

Connects Concept

      

#66 Germinating Giants

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

4.6, 4.7     

Reinforces Concept

4.4, 4.144.1, 4.4    

Connects Concept

4.1     

#67 How Big Is Your Tree?

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

4.7, 4.14     

Reinforces Concept

4.1, 4.44.1, 4.5   

Connects Concept

4.3, 4.10    

#68 Name That Tree

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.4    

Reinforces Concept

  4.9   

Connects Concept

      

#69 Forest for the Trees

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.9   

Reinforces Concept

  4.5   

Connects Concept

  4.4, 4.6 

#70 Soil Stories

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

    

Reinforces Concept

4.3   

Connects Concept

    

#71 Watch on Wetlands

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

     

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

     

#72 Air We Breathe

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

     

#73 Waste Watchers

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  4.9   

Connects Concept

4.4    

#74 People, Places, Things

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

      

#75 Tipi Talk

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

  4.5    

Connects Concept

      

#76 Tree Cookies

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.4   

Reinforces Concept

4.6 4.9 

Connects Concept

  4.5  

#77 Trees In Trouble

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.1   

Reinforces Concept

2,11, 4.7, 4.14 4.4   

Connects Concept

  4.5, 4.94.6 

#78 Signs of Fall

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.4    

Reinforces Concept

  4.1  

Connects Concept

    4.1, 4.7 

#79 Tree Lifecycle

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  4.4    

Connects Concept

  4.5 4.1 

#80 Nothing Succeeds Like Succession

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

4.7, 4.144.14.6 

Connects Concept

 4.5, 4.9   

#81 Living With Fire

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  4.1, 4.5   

Connects Concept

  4.6 4.9 

#82 Resource-Go-Round

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

       

Connects Concept

  4.94.9 

#83 A Peek at Packaging

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

       

#84 The Global Climate

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

    

Reinforces Concept

    

Connects Concept

    

#85 In the Driver’s Seat

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

     

#86 Our Changing World

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

      

#87 Earth Manners

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

   4.1  

Connects Concept

  4.9    

#88 Life on the Edge

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

  4.5, 4.9   

Reinforces Concept

      

Connects Concept

4.14  4.9 

#89 Trees for Many Reasons

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

      

Reinforces Concept

  4.94.1 

Connects Concept

     

#90 Native Ways

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

    4.6 

Reinforces Concept

  4.54.1, 4.5 

Connects Concept

  4.94.7 

#91 In the Good Old Days

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

   4.2, 4.7, 4.9 

Connects Concept

  4.9    

#92 A Look at Lifestyles

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

   4.1, 4.6, 4.9 

Connects Concept

       

#93 Paper Civilizations

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

    4.6 

Connects Concept

  4.9    

#94 By the Rivers of Babylon

 

MATH

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Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

  4.9   

#95 Did You Notice?

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

    4.1, 4.9 

Connects Concept

  4.5, 4.9  

#96 Improve Your Place

 

MATH

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HSS

Teaches Concept

       

Reinforces Concept

     

Connects Concept

     

Abbreviations and Symbol Key:

CE       =          Civics and Economics

HSS     =          History and Social Science                                        

LS        =          Life Science

PS       =          Physical Science

USI      =          United States History to 1877

USII      =          United States History:  1877 to the Present

VS       =          Virginia Studies

WG      =          World Geography

WHI     =          World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.

Teaches Concept         Teaches the concept; main focus of the activity

Reinforces Concept         Includes some teaching of the concept; reinforces the concept; concept is

part of the focus of the activity

Connects Concept         Reinforces, supports, or addresses the concept; connects concept to an

environmental issue

Note: The SOLs referred to in this document are the 2009 SOLs for math, 2010 SOLs for science and English, and 2008 SOLs for history/social science.