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Language Arts

World Book Kids


An encyclopedia site where students can search and explore topics of interest. Topics include maps, geography, people, animals, sports, hobbies, art, and more


__http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home__
An encyclopedia site where students can search and explore topics of interest. Topics include maps, geography, people, animals, sports, hobbies, art, and more.

Kerpoof
This site offers a variety of creation tools to develop writing skills by making books, movies, pictures, or art. This offers various levels of challenge for students.

__http://www.kerpoof.com/__

Toon Book Reader

Online graphic novels for early readers. Students can read independently, or read with a parent or buddy to help them control pace and comprehension.

__http://www.professorgarfield.org/toon_book_reader/index.html__
InfOhio

This sit offers a variety of nonfiction resources. This site is used in our elementary libraries, so students may be familiar with it already. Students need a password; this may be found in the information provided in the end-of-year report card.

__http://www.infohio.org/ER/ERk-5.asp__
Storyline Online

Students will enjoy reading these informational texts and choosing an activity to process their knowledge!

__http://www.storylineonline.net/__
Loving to Learn

Online books and animated stories for emerging readers. The books are informative and well illustrated, so they will easily capture the interest of all students.

__http://www.loving2learn.com/Books/ReadMeaStory.aspx__

We Give Books

On this site, students can choose from an excellent selection of choices-- and every book your child completes, they can choose a charity that will receive a book on their behalf!

http://www.wegivebooks.org
Fun Brain

Popular online books, Mad Libs, and a variety of word study games. Students develop their understanding of plurals, grammar, and parts of speech.
http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html


PBS kids

http://pbskids.org

The possibilities here are endless. Fun educational games!


Fun School

This site offers games for students to match words to definitions. Playing these games will develop students' vocabulary.


http://funschool.kaboose.com/time-warp/games/game-wild-word-west.html

Word Family Sort

Sort words based on short vowel patterns, supplementing your child's word study.
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/wordfamily/

Word Sort

Take word sorting to a new level! Select an appropriate grade level, and challenge yourself even more!
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/sv/books/content/wordsort/

Reading and word study

These sites offers several components. Both also provide students with games to build their language skills. Parents can utilize videos that explain why-- and how-- to work with your students on these skills.

http://primarygames.com/reading.htm
http://www.schooltimegames.com/Language_Arts.html

Reading Rockets

A variety of resources for parents: tips, blogs, explanations, and videos to help you assist your child with learning.
http://www.readingrockets.org/audience/parents/

Word Sorts

For parents who want to print an activity for a rainy day or take in the car on your way to the beach!
http://www.carlscorner.us.com/Sorts.htm

Math

PBS Kids

Practice with problem-solving, measurement, patterns, and much more.

__http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/math-games/__

Jmathpage

Games are organized by math concepts and standards. (Trish, strand links)

__http://jmathpage.com/JIMSBestprimary.html__

IXL

No matter what area of math in which your child needs practice, you'll find it here. The site is organized in a clear and concise way, allowing you to go directly to the area of need. It provides instant feedback as students work.

K: http://www.ixl.com/math/kindergarten
1: http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-1
2: http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-2

Cookie

K-2 numeracy games. Basic practice for young learners.

__http://www.cookie.com/kids/games/mathgames.html

Math Playground
Grade level games and videos covering all math concepts.__http://www.mathplayground.com/


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Language Arts



KidsReadsA great site for Intermediate readers to find books, read about authors, and read book reviews.
__http://www.kidsreads.com/__

Book Podcasts

An audio resource. Students can select variety of topics and themes, then listen to recommendations-- a great way to "hook" a reader.
http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/podcast-series/chatting-about-books-recommendations-30130.htmls

Wonderopolis

A fabulous site for daily high-interest nonfiction.
__http://wonderopolis.org/__

DOGO News-Current Events for Intermediate students

Current events and world news written for intermediate students.
__http://www.dogonews.com/__

InfOhio


This sit offers a variety of nonfiction resources. This site is used in our elementary libraries, so students may be familiar with it already. Students need a password; this may be found in the information provided in the end-of-year report card.

__http://www.infohio.org/__

Zooborns

A nonfiction blog about zoo babies around the world.
__http://www.zooborns.com/__
We Give Books

On this site, students can choose from an excellent selection of choices-- and every book your child completes, they can choose a charity that will receive a book on their behalf!

http://www.wegivebooks.org
Fun Brain

Popular online books, Mad Libs, and a variety of word study games. Students develop their understanding of plurals, grammar, and parts of speech.
http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html


PBS kids

http://pbskids.org

The possibilities here are endless. Fun educational games!


Fun School

This site offers games for students to match words to definitions. Playing these games will develop students' vocabulary.


http://funschool.kaboose.com/time-warp/games/game-wild-word-west.html

Word Family Sort

Sort words based on short vowel patterns, supplementing your child's word study.
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/wordfamily/

Word Sort

Take word sorting to a new level! Select an appropriate grade level, and challenge yourself even more!
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/sv/books/content/wordsort/

Reading and word study

These sites offers several components. Both also provide students with games to build their language skills. Parents can utilize videos that explain why-- and how-- to work with your students on these skills.

http://primarygames.com/reading.htm
http://www.schooltimegames.com/Language_Arts.html

Reading Rockets

A variety of resources for parents: tips, blogs, explanations, and videos to help you assist your child with learning.
http://www.readingrockets.org/audience/parents/

Word Sorts

For parents who want to print an activity for a rainy day or take in the car on your way to the beach!
http://www.carlscorner.us.com/Sorts.htm
Project Explorer http://www.projectexplorer.org/me/
This site is a lot of fun! It offers students practice reading nonfiction texts while taking a virtual trip around the world.

Math


Just Kids Games
A site for students to practice counting money and making change.
__http://justkidsgames.com/play.php?MakingChange__

Manga High

Mathematical thinking games providing extra practice for all levels of learners.
__http://www.mangahigh.com/en_us/games

Learn with Math

This site serves as a navigation tool for many websites offering fraction practice.
__http://www.learn-with-math-games.com/online-fraction-games.html__


IXL

No matter what area of math in which your child needs practice, you'll find it here. The site is organized in a clear and concise way, allowing you to go directly to the area of need. It provides instant feedback as students work.

3: http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-3
4: http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-4
5: http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-5

Set Game

Daily logic puzzle focused on attributes of geometric figures for all ages.

http://www.setgame.com/set/index.html


Math Playground

Grade level games and videos covering all math concepts. Tutorials can provide direct instruction for students.__http://www.mathplayground.com/

For tutorials to provide direct instruction to students, go to


__http://www.mathplayground.com/mathvideos.html

Pentago Online

An online strategy game that can be played alone or with a partner.
http://www.pentago-online.com/

Jmathpage

Games are organized by math concepts and standards. (Trish, strand links)

__http://jmathpage.com/JIMSBestintermediate.html__



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Language Arts


Make Comics

Students can create comic books, which will help develop writing skills using a creative format.

www.makebeliefscomix.com

National Geographic Kids

An excellent site offering a wide array of resources. Photos, videos, nonfiction texts, and hands-on activities.

__http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/__

Guys Read

A resource that gives book recommendations for boys. Offers reviews, book hooks, and even information about starting a guy's book club!

__http://guysread.com/__


Math


Thinking Blocks

The video provided will be very helpful in navigating this comprehensive site. Provides excellent math practice on all topics.

http://www.thinkingblocks.com/ (Trish, link each topic)

Arcademic Skill Builders

Online computation-based video games. Students play other (anonymous) students in real time.

http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/

Sheppard Software
Countless math games organized by specific concepts.
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm


Hooda Math

Another source for interactive math practice.
http://hoodamath.com/games/


Keyboarding:

Keyboard Climber ALL
Game for young children on keyboarding
http://www.tvokids.com/games/keyboardclimber

Dance Mat Typing ALL
Keyboarding practice for children
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

Parent resources:
For parents looking for resources and instructional tips, visit these sites. They each provide suggested activites, resources, tips, and how-to ideas.

http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/

__http://www.kidinfo.com/parents.html__