In this biography worksheet, children discover the challenges Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor faced in her childhood, and read about how she used those obstacles to become a good lawyer and judge.
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a 17th century writer and philosopher who today is considered one of the first documented feminists and advocates for women’s education. In this lesson, students will read two nonfiction texts about Sor Juana and discuss her life and accomplishments before writing an opinion piece about her.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored as one of the most important leaders in the civil rights movement. Give your fourth and fifth graders a chance to deepen their understanding of his life and legacy through this reader’s theater activity.
Fourth grade social studies resources such as these support kids as they progress in their understanding of history and geography. If you're teaching fourth grade social studies in the classroom, you may want to browse our offering of lessons plans. If you're learning about fourth grade social studies at home, activities and worksheets may be a better option. When you're ready, peruse our fifth grade social studies resources.