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Reading
Read to Achieve Parent Live Binder

Click here to find information about reading assessments, sample reading passages, and information about Read to Achieve.

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1326906

Reading Information for Parents

Lots of links to information for parents to help their students in reading.

http://www.reading.org/InformationFor/Parents.aspx

Book Adventure

Students can choose a book from the list, read it, then come back to the site to answer questions about the book and earn prizes!

http://www.bookadventure.com

Storyline Online

This website has books that are read by famous people.

http://www.storylineonline.net

Barnes and Noble Storytime

From The Kissing Hand read by author Audrey Wood toPinkalicious read by Victoria Kann, Barnes and Noble’s Online Storytime has popular children’s books read out loud.  While there are no supplemental materials to accompany the stories, this free site is perfect for listening to reading.

Note:  The first story begins right away when the page opens so be sure that your volume is adjusted accordingly before clicking the link.

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/online-storytime-books-toys/379003588/

International Children's Digital Library

Discover books from around the world at the International Children’s Digital Library.  The free site does not read the books aloud, but students can read them independently during Read to Self or free time.  This is a great site for learning about different regions of the world.

http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

ABCya

Children can listen to short stories read aloud to them as they follow along with the highlighted text.  ABCya! has a variety of educational games in addition to the featured stories.  Free resources and materials are available for grades K through 5.

http://www.abcya.com/

Storynory

Storynory features a collection of original, fairytale, and classic children’s audio stories.  Students can follow along with the story as it is read to them, as the text is also included on the site.  There are also some great features available that give you the option of downloading the audio to your computer, listening to “catch phrase” explanations, translating text into different languages and more.

http://www.storynory.com/

Oxford Owl

After registering for a free account, you have access to over 250 children’s audio books that can be used at home (or in the classroom).  The book text is not part of the presentation, so students will not be able to follow along as it is read to them.

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

National Geographic Explorer Magazine

We use this magazine at Coleridge.  This website is a great supplement and gives students more information about the articles they are reading.

http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/pathfinder/

Scholastic Book Orders

You can order books from Scholastic by clicking on the link and entering the code K3V97 for our class.

http://www.scholastic.com/readingclub

Professor Garfield

Fun games for your child to practice reading skills.

http://www.professorgarfield.org

Blue Ribbon Readers

Click "Interactives" to practice reading skills.

http://www.pspb.org/blueribbon/interactives.html

Patricia Polacco's Website

This link takes you to Patricia Polacco's website and information about her and the many books she has written.  Patricia Polacco is one of my FAVORITE authors!

http://www.patriciapolacco.com/author/index.html

Mr. Nussbaum

The Mr. Nussbaum website has links to games, activities, and reading passages for EVERY subject!

http://mrnussbaum.com/

Math
Khan Academy

This link will take you to Khan Academy.  Khan Academy has information in all subject areas and all grade levels.

http://www.khanacademy.org

Math Manipulatives

Students can use this site to help them with addition and subtraction, fractions, and many more concepts by using the same manipulatives we use in class... and MORE!

http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/mathematics/ebook_assets/vmf/VMF-Interface.html

Fraction Games
http://www.visualfractions.com/Games.htm

XtraMath

We use XtraMath to help us with math facts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

http://www.xtramath.org

Multiplication Practice

Click Multiplication Games for practice.

http://www.multiplication.com

Math Playground

Math games for all types of math needs.

http://www.mathplayground.com

IXL

Multiple choice math practice (some free daily practice).

http://www.ixl.com

Math Playground Area and Perimeter of Rectangles

Read the directions and then work on your own to measure and find the area and perimeter of rectangles.

http://www.mathplayground.com/area_perimeter.html

Area and Perimeter Interactive Games

Lots of different links to games for practicing area and perimeter.

http://interactivesites.weebly.com/areaperimeter.html

FunBrain Shape Surveyor Geometry Game

A game that lets you find the area, perimeter, or area and perimeter of rectangles.

http://www.funbrain.com/poly/

Mr. Nussbaum's Zoo Designer

This game gives you an area for zoo exhibits and you create them!

http://mrnussbaum.com/zoo/

Airline Builder

Dr, Marbles is creating a new fleet of cyber spaceships and he needs your help building them! This game allows you to build cyberships and then tells you the area and perimeter of each one you build.

http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/math-games/airlines-builder/

CyberChase: 13 Ways to Make 1/2

Students try to find all thirteen ways to make one half.

http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/math-games/thirteen-ways-looking-half/

Equivalent Fractions Match Game

Students click on two cards to match equivalent fractions.

http://www.math-play.com/equivalent-fractions-game.html

Sheppard Software Equivalent Fraction Match

Match equivalent fractions.

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/memory_equivalent1.htm

Sheppard Software Fractions of a Set

Match the fraction with the set that represents it.

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/fractionSet.htm

Fraction Shoot
https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/equivalent_fractions_shoot.htm

Equivalent Fractions Mathman

It's like playing PacMan!

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/mathman_equivalent_fractions.htm

Science
Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century

This site has links to extra information about inventions that have helped us lead more efficient lives. This connects with our ELA and Social Studies units.

http://www.greatachievements.org/

Brain Pop

Brain POP is a great tool for any subject but has awesome science videos to reinforce what students are learning in class.

https://www.brainpop.com/

Time for Kids

Time for Kids has great science and social studies based news and current events.

http://www.timeforkids.com/

Volacanoes

We study volcanoes during our quarter 4 unit in ELA while reading the Magic Tree House book titled "Vacation Under the Volcano."

http://www.learner.org/interactives/volcanoes/entry.html

Your Weight on Other Worlds

Curious about what you would weight on another planet? Find out here!

http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/index.html

Planets for Kids

Information about each planet geared toward kids.

http://www.planetsforkids.org/

NASA (Planets)

This NASA website has information about the planets.

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/

Space Facts

This website has information about the planets.

http://space-facts.com/planets/

FOSS Human Body

The FOSS Human Body website has information about the skeletal system.  You can even take Mr. Bones apart and put him back together!

http://archive.fossweb.com/modules3-6/HumanBody/activities/mrbones.html

Force and Motion Webquest 1

This is the first force and motion webquest we did in class.

http://zunal.com/webquest.php?w=231830

Volcanoes 2

A list of most volcanoes.

http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/oldroot/volcanoes/alpha.html

More Volcano Information

You can search for volcanoes here.

http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/oldroot/volcanoes/index.html

Information about volcanoes
http://www.weatherwizkids.com/weather-volcano.htm

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