4th Grade Lesson Plans


These lessons are designed to help students see the connection between their life goals and their screen time.

Students begin the process of being scientists and learn how to collect data and create a graph. They revisit their goals and prepare for a screen free week. Students brainstorm ideas for activities to do instead of watching screens.

Students learn about creating a Healthy Habit Plan where they bring back entertainment media at levels recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (1 to 2 hours a day). Their final activities include creating products where they share what they have learned.




Take the Challenge & Take Charge is a preschool – high school media education program designed to: reduce excessive entertainment media use and exposure to media violence. The program emphasizes positive uses of technology and includes activities aligned to reading, writing, math, science, and technology standards.

Take the Challenge & Take Charge is available to purchase and download the pdf lesson files, which includes the teacher manual, student materials, parent letters, newsletters, and other support materials.

These lessons can also be used with children by parents, grandparents, scouts, church groups, etc. Select the grade level that matches the age group you will be working with.