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

 

Encyclopedia
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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