__LANGUAGE ARTS RESOURCES__

Scholastic Scrapbook

**Grammar Help**

Poetry Practice

Poetry Forms, Descriptions, Helpful Hints

Poetry Examples

Scholastic Scrapbook

Read, Write, Think

Reading Street Second Resource

Reading/Writing Games

Word Games

Wordly Wise -vocabulary practice

Spelling Activities

Bingo Maker

Puzzle Maker

Funbrain-math and reading

Reading Comprehension Games

Merriam - Student Dictionary, Thesaurus, Rhyming Helper

Multiple Meaning Words - Quizlet

__Social Studies__

Texas Almanac

http://www.countryreports.org/

www.timeforkids.com

www.worldatlas.com

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/

http://www.factmonster.com/countries.html

Mission Video

Famous Texans and Biographies

Biography.com

19th Century Inventions

__Math__

Word Problems for all ages

Printable Math Worksheets

Money Game

Bedtime Math

Math Playground

3D Shapes

Cool Math

Decimal Fun

Printable Study Link HW - extra worksheets

Mangahigh

Math Fact Practice - Parent Set Up Free Account

Math Fun Puzzles

Challenge Activities for Advanced Learners

Funbrain-math and reading!

IXL

Topic 14 Vocabulary Practice

Math Games for Ipad

Math Antics - Videos and Lesson Help

Graham Fletcher - videos that explain how to introduce concepts (concrete) at each grade level; Great Parent Resource!

__Xtramath.org__**http://xtramath.org**

*Your child will be given a password to log in. Great site to practice and monitor fact growth.*

__Math Magic__**http://resources.oswego.org/games/mathmagician/maths1.html**

*Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division practice. Challenge levels - Level 1 has 50 problems in 2 1/2 minutes and Level 2 has 100 problems in 5 minutes.*

__Math Magician__**http://resources.oswego.org/games/mathmagician/cathymath.html**

*Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division practice. Solve 20 problems in 1 minute*

__Flash Cards__**http://www.apples4theteacher.com/flash-cards.html**

__Ghost Blaster__**http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/Ghostblasters1/gbcd.html**

*This is a game to blast ghosts based on the multiples that students choose.*

__Math Fact Practice__**http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/mathfact/mathFact.htm**

*This is a great resource for practice! This link takes you to a window that allows you to select the operation, difficulty level, and how many minutes you want it to count down. When your finished it tells you how many problems you've answered in that time and how many you skipped.*

__Multiplication Interactive Games__**http://www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm**

*Many different games to practice multiplication facts.*

__Saxon Basic Facts__**http://www.haelmedia.com/basic_fact_sheets/index.html**

*This is a basic fact creator. Students can select the operation, the largest number to use, how many problems they want it to have, and whether or not they want it timed. After completing a sheet it gives the students feedback on each problem.*

__Table Trees__**http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/tabletrees.html**

*Select a times table tree to begin practicing facts involving that number.*

__Arcademics Skill Builders*__**http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/**

*Their research-based and standards-aligned free educational math games will engage, motivate, and help teach students. Has great games to practice those math facts!*

__A-Plus Math*__**http://www.aplusmath.com/Games/index.html**

*This web site will help students improve their math skills interactively. Includes a make your own flashcards, worksheets, homework helper and game room.*

__ABC-ya__**http://www.abcya.com/**

*This site includes interactive math games including games you can play against other students.*

__Aunty Math__*These challenges focus on topic integration and thinking. Very nice problems with an interesting setting.*

__Figure This__**http://www.figurethis.org/index.html**

*A website developed by NCTM to offer challenge problem (and assistance) to families to do math at home. Extremely good problems.*

__Science:__*Caves:*

*http://www.esi.utexas.edu/outreach/caves/*

*Energy http://www.fplsafetyworld.com/?ver=kkblue&utilid=fplforkids&id=16157*

Hot and Cold Water Quizlet

Hot and Cold Water Quizlet

https://quizlet.com/128775857/science-hot-and-cold-water-vocabulary-flash-cards/

Weather Underground

Water Cycle

Weather Wiz

Weather Information Site

Tides

**Accuweather.com**

__Earth, Moon, Sun Sites:__http://www.die.net/moon/

http://stardate.org

http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/phase/phasecat.html

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/astroskymap/lunar.htm

http://interactivesites.weebly.com/earth-moon-and-sun.html

http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/solar-system/full-moon-article/

__RESEARCH ARTICLES__

The following are articles on homework.

www.lifehack.org/385878/research-finds-the-effects-of-homework-on-elementary-school-students-and-the-results-are-surprising?ref=fbp&n=1

http://community.today.com/parentingteam/post/heres-why-i-said-no-to-homework

http://www.kptv.com/story/32748469/holyoke-school-saying-no-to-homework-for-upcoming-year