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Grade 4 Online with Books

Grade 4 Online with Books

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Grade 4 for Distance Learning

Lease a Grade 4 Online Kit and get access to all the following Distance Learning courses:

  • Bible Truths 4 encourages the habit of daily Bible reading and application of biblical knowledge to daily living.
  • Heritage Studies 4 brings to life great movements and events in American history from the late 1700s through the early 1900s.
  • English 4 fosters an appreciation of language as a gift of God through developing the correct use of English grammar in written and oral communication.
  • Spelling 4 features difficult spelling patterns such as the schwa sound. Word histories, Bible word studies, and more advanced dictionary skills are emphasized.
  • Reading 4 emphasizes higher-level thinking skills while teaching biblical principles and discernment for daily living.
  • Math 4 provides an interactive inductive approach to build your student’s understanding of multiplication, division, and decimals, fractions, geometry, and pre-algebra.
  • Science 4 presents God as the Source of all wisdom.
  • Handwriting 4 emphasizes refining of handwriting skills while using journals, paragraphs, outlines, and hymns for handwriting practice.

About Distance Learning Online

Distance Learning Online is homeschooling made easy. When you enroll your child in BJU Press’s online Distance Learning program, he can learn anytime, anywhere. All he needs is a computer and a high-speed internet connection, and he is ready to go. The student login allows access to engaging video lessons taught by expert teachers, online assessments (grades 5–12), progress-tracking features, and more. The best part is although you as a parent can log in and view your child’s progress and grades at any time, you are free to keep up with the rest of life.

What's Included

When you purchase the Grade 4 Distance Learning Online Kit, you receive:

  • Essential textbooks for each course. (Check the Contents tab for the full list.)
  • ETextbooks for Science 4, Reading 4 and Heritage Studies 4. (These will be available when you log in to
  • An email from BJU Press Distance Learning Online regarding student and parent login information.
  • Vacation Stations: Polar Explorer

Register now! Your textbooks will be shipped right away. You will receive an email from BJU Press Distance Learning Online regarding login information for the online courses which will be available July 1, 2016. You will have through December 31, 2017 to complete your online learning program.

* Unless otherwise noted, kits may not have any partial returns or substitutions.

Included Courses

Your distance learning kit includes the following by default. More details

Each subject includes a printed Student Worksheets/Handouts packet. An abridged Teacher’s Edition and other resources are available when you log in to

Heritage Studies 4 Online with Books (3rd ed.)
Item # Title
414029DL HERT ST 4 ST HNDTS 3ED 16
414193DLO HERT ST 4 VLG 3ED 16
295824Heritage Studies 4 Student Text (3rd ed.)
295832Heritage Studies 4 Student Activities Manual (3rd ed.)
Science 4 Online with Books (4th ed.)
Item # Title
414037DL SCI 4 ST HNDTS 4ED 16
414201DLO SCI 4 VLG 4ED 16
295766Science 4 Student Text (4th ed.)
296897Science 4 Student Activities Manual (4th ed.)

Mrs. Kristin Dunn, BS, MEd

Mrs. Kristin Dunn, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMrs. Dunn loves children and enjoys teaching them to explore new concepts. "My goal is to encourage spiritual growth as students prepare for the future. Learning is a lifelong process, and I hope to communicate the importance of learning to your student."


Mrs. Sherri Vick, BS

Mrs. Sherri Vick, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningSherri Vick previously taught various elementary and junior high grades. "I like to look at the picture as a whole—to relate one subject to another so that the child can see how God’s plan fits together. I want the child to want to learn, so the lessons have to be fun. Hands-on is the best way, so I don’t want the student to just watch, but participate too! One of my goals is that, after watching the lessons, your child will continue in the things he has learned and develop lifelong learning skills that he can use both now and in the future."


Mrs. Debra Overly, BS, MS

Mrs. Debra Overly, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMrs. Overly, a mother of three, has experience teaching several elementary grades. "I want to encourage each child to look forward to learning each day and also to provide sufficient practice and review activities to help alleviate mom’s workload. Most importantly, I want to present Christ in each subject that I teach. Each child should hear the gospel and then see in a very practical way how it can change a sinner."


Miss Tara Liston, BA, MAT

Mrs. Tara Liston, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMiss Liston has experience working with children from primary to high school. “Teaching is a joy. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to impact children’s lives with the hope of encouraging a growing relationship with the Lord. I love teaching, and I hope my enthusiasm will give your child a love for learning.”


Mrs. Evanna Walker, BS

Mrs. Evanna Walker, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMrs. Walker has eight years’ experience teaching first grade at Bob Jones Elementary School. “My first love is to teach a child to read-primarily so that he can read God’s Word for himself and share it with others. He should be able to appreciate what he reads, draw conclusions, and make value judgments to become a thinker.”


Mrs. Tawnja Schaffner, BS, MEd

Mrs. Tawnja Schaffner, a course instructor for BJU Press Distance LearningMrs. Schaffner has previously taught all the elementary grades. "I grew up on the mission field of the Netherlands. I have wanted to be a teacher from the time I was nine years old. I am grateful to the Lord for allowing the desires of my heart to become a reality. BJU Press Distance Learning is giving me a chance to teach children like yours in parts of the world I may never visit."

  • Author - BJU Press Distance Learning
  • Copyright Year - 2009
  • Format - Distance Learning Online
  • Grade Level - 4
  • Publisher - BJU Press

Technical Requirements for Distance Learning Online

  • Processor: Pentium class, 1 GHz processor or the equivalent.
  • Operating System: Distance Learning Online works on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP service pack 2, Windows Vista, or Mac OSX 10.4 or later, iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch), or Android OS (Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble Nook tablet, Motorola Droid).
  • Memory: Minimum of 512MB RAM (or more as required by the operating system*).
  • 20% free hard drive space
  • Google Chrome Version 13.0 or later, Internet Explorer Version 8.0 or later, or Firefox Version 3.0 or later versions. Other browsers may be used, but may not support all functionality.
  • Adobe Flash Version 9 or later
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7 or later
  • High-speed internet connection: LAN, Cable or DSL Modem
  • An active email account

*Note: Windows Vista and Windows 7 users will need a minimum of 1 Gigabyte of RAM to run Windows Vista or Windows 7, but 2 Gigabytes is recommended for optimum efficiency.

FAQs about Distance Learning Online | Terms & Conditions for Distance Learning Online

Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 14 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Grade 4 and 6 Online This is our first year with BJU press online, and I am very pleased to say that this program is very content rich and engaging for both of my boys. I have more time to help them with questions and individual understanding since the teaching videos are so thorough. We intend to stay with this program for the foreseeable future. Thanks BJU! Shannon K. Colorado November 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Curriculum The curriculum is top notch and my children thoroughly enjoy the dvd lessons (as well as myself). The only issue I have with BJ is the change with the products. They have stopped providing the hard copy of the teacher's manual (online now). Instead, I received a TON of wasted paper. July 31, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Vacation Station I have used this series for all 4 of my children, the oldest now being a junior in high school. The material is excellent, covering a little of both literature and math everyday. It does not take long and is a great tool to keep things fresh over the summer. Highly recommend all of the workbooks in this series! August 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by A Good Balance As a teacher, I had been consistently unimpressed with the quality and scope of other supplemental learning materials reviewed. The Vacation Stations booklet my son completed was outstanding! He enjoyed the materials because they were the perfect balance between reviewing what he had already learned and preparing him for the next step in his learning process. August 7, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by First Time User This is our first academic year with BJU and utilizing a distance learning approach rather than a parent/teacher approach. So far, so good! We have been using the curriculum for about seven weeks and look forward to a full year of excellent learning. We are pleased with all of the materials and their content. My daughter enjoys most of the lectures with the exception of a few "dated" lectures that do not have a higher level of energy from the teacher. Grade 4 needs a bit of an update in the lectures; however, content of material is very good. The spelling curriculum seems less challenging than what we have used in previous years from other sources. We are supplementing for this one subject. Math 4 is cumbersome in asking students to process work from four different sources. We have reorganized how we utilize the math exercises to eliminate the daily back and forth between so many sources. Handwriting is not necessary for students who already know how to write in cursive - my daughter enjoys the adventures in the lectures, but the exercises are a bit of busy work for her since she learned cursive writing two years ago. Bible, English, and Reading are our top favorites. I appreciate the richness of both Bible and Reading and find the English curriculum to be grade appropriate without demanding too much writing from a younger learner. Science and History are engaging and insightful allowing for enjoyment of learning. We choose to bypass many of the science experiments and still find the subject content to offer plenty of exposure to the topics covered in the course. For those desiring a home learning experience that launches your child from parent/child learning to a lecturer/learner environment, BJU is a great choice. After seven years of parent/child teaching/learning, this is a breath of fresh air for our entire family. It was time to make a shift and provide my children with some new voices of instruction that I could trust while still maintaining the home learning environment. BJU offers some excellent teachers whose voices are providing meaningful instruction with Godly encouragement. August 4, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Good program; however, it is very pricey. This curriculum is good. I feel that it is very expensive. The videos are not updated. Don't understand why they would charge so much for those videos. If only the program were more affordable. February 1, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great resource! This book is a great resource for kids of this age. It's just the right amount of work each day to keep kids sharp and ready for the new year! July 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good product I like how the book gives practical math along with all of the math concepts. It is not boring. March 2, 2014
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