Although we have reviewed the content of these sites, some have ads and opportunities for the student to redirect themselves to another site that we may not have previewed. Students should always have adult supervision while using the Internet
This is the math site that we use to help students to conquer 5th grade math concepts. By moving up or down a grade level you can help your student to be challenged at the appropriate level in each category as he/she learns. Your child should already know the password and log-in codes (check the Boomerang Folder if this is not true:) )
Everything the busy writer wants to know.
Here you will find resources to help you define and spell the words that you need for your writing, as well as activities and programs that will make you a better writer.
Add, subtract, multiply, divide, estimate, and whew! You get the picture. But . . . there's a lot more to math than these things. Enter this pathway to explore the many interests of the mathematician in you! These sites provide hours of math fun, practice and exploration.
Oh, for the love of a good book and the ablility to read and understand it. Follow this path if you are interested in becomming a better reader, or, just want to dive into a great story. Find reference information, Lexile look-up, book lists, reading tricks, and other reading related information.
Just enter the title or author of your book into the "Quickfind" area near the top of this website. Next click on the title of your book, and then you will see the Lexile and point for any book in the system.
Our local library hosts a wonderful site full of resources that can make for a fun afternoon cruising the "good reads". Note also that their are many fun activities sponsored by the library for elementary-aged students.
Read about the great wooly mammoth as well as other North American mammals and critters. Discover ancient geography--how did our country look long ago? Who were our North American ancestors and where did they come from?
This site has MANY resources to use when exploring the way North American was before Europeans realized that it existed. This site is a wonderful place to begin your research study of the life and times of early North American peoples
This is a fun "find the state on the map" game. The only part that is less than perfect is that if you give up it says that you failed third grade!!!!! This is not true, of course, because, well, you know, you passed third grade and found your way to fifth grade!