Internet Resources

Math: Virtual Manipulatives


Fun math virtual manipulatives like geoboards, attribute blocks, base ten blocks, graphs, etc



Math: Math is Fun


Trouble with math week by week essentials and can't wait till Friday?  Check out the dictionary on this website.

Great Resources: data, geometry, puzzles, dictionary, money, algebra, numbers, games, measurement, worksheets



Math: Achieve Weather Bug


This site is great to get current weather info.  Sign in as a student.  Choose 28806, then BCS, then Estes.  Under tools, both the camera loop and weather observation (graphs) features are really neat.  Play around and enjoy.



Math: Kids' Zone - Create a Graph


Create Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts (Circle Graphs), Area Graphs, Coordinate Grids



Reading & Math: Pearson Success Net


You have access to this site with your child's username and password (first name followed by 303: Sandy303).  Things available on this site: the math handbook (to help with those homework questions), math e-tools, math games, reading material from our Reading Street Textbook, and some short guided reading books with audio function.



Reading: Achieve 3,000 Program


Achieve 3,000 is a great new on-line reading program that your child has been using at school.  Here is how to get started…

·        Log on with student’s username and password

·        Click on Mail tab (on left side of screen)

·        Click on the article sent the previous Friday. (We complete Mon and Wed article in class. Articles are sent Mon, Wed, and Fri)

·        Complete step 1-5 at a minimum. (This should take about 30 minutes.)

·        If your child wants to read more than one article, they should go to the Search tab to choose an article.



Reading: Is this book a good fit for me?


Want to find what level a book is?  Check out this site.



Reading: What should I read?


Want to find books on your child's guided reading level?  Check out this site.



Reading: International Children's Digital Library (ICDL)


Read books on-line



Reading: On-Lion for Kids


Read books on-line:
Click on "Tumbleweeds"
Click on "Storybooks"



Reading: Storyline Online


This streaming video program brings famous Actors reading childrens books to your computer screen.



Reading: Tumblebooks (e-books for kids)

Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated,

talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
Username: sandhillvenable
Password: books



Reading: Starfall


Where children have fun learning to read!  On-line books have an audio option.



Reading: National Geographic Kids


Articles from National Geographic Kids are available to read on-line.



Reading: Time for Kids


Kid friendly stories available to read on-line.



Reading: Trueflix Video and E-Books


TrueFlix™ is the only online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.
Username: sandhillvenable
Password: books



Reading: Poetry Elements


Poetry elements are introduced like simile, metaphor, & onomatopoeia.  Have fun reading other students poems.



Reading: World Book Online


Login: shves
Password: school



Science: Gizmos-Explore Learning


Fun science e-experiments.
Your child's username and password is the  same as when they log in to the school computers.
For Example
Username: (last name, lunch number)  clere12345678
password: 123456



Science: Fossweb


Great science info: human body, sun moon and stars, structures of life.
The Mr. Bones activity is lots of fun.  Also the moon calendar is really cool.



Science: Moon Phases


Speed time up and watch the moon, sun, and Earth interact.



Science: Science Made Fun

Hey Kids!  Become a REAL scientist performing REAL science experiments right in your very own home. Use your imagination, curiosity and observations skills to perform the experiments below! Have FUN!


Science: Webquests


Click on Just for Kids link
Lots of great interactive science information presented in a fun way. 
Example: The Great Plant Escape:  Help Detective LePlant and his partners Bud and Sprout unlock the amazing mysteries of plants.



Spelling: Spelling City


Students start by entering their spelling words. Then select Test Me, Teach Me, or Play a Game.



EOG: Grade 3 Practice Pre-EOG Test


Practice Activity for 3rd Graders at the beginning of the year to prepare them for the Pre-EOG Test



EOG: Interactive Web Sample EOG Items


Your child can take a sample EOG test on-line and get instant feedback.



EOG: Released EOG Tests 2008-2009


Pre-Test and EOG Math and Reading Questions



EOG: Sample EOG Questions Math (April 2008)


Sample End of Grade Questions for Math Calculator Active



EOG: Sample EOG Questions Math (March 2006)


Sample End of Grade Questions Math Calculator Active



EOG: Sample EOG Questions Reading


Sample End of Grade Selections and Questions for Reading
Genres Tested: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Content, Consumer


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