Course Overview

Welcome to Grade 4 Language Arts Online!

Language Arts 4 Online consists of one novel study and six units of study that focus on courage , visual literacy (reading pictures), animal survival, hobbies , funny stories, and amazing places.

There is one required novel, Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary, and 2 Literacy in Action Textbooks; 4A & 4B that support the units of study and are required for course content and completion.

Students will complete a variety of: Activities (Not for marks), Assessments (Not for marks) & Assignments (Included for marks).

Students will learn and use strategies to improve reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing skills.


The targets and expectations for Language Arts 4 are established by Alberta Education and described in detail in the Program of Studies for English Language Arts. You can read a summary identifying the General and Specific Outcomes for this course or read the  Alberta Education Program of Studies in its entirety.