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SCHOLASTIC FLASHLIGHT READERS

Interactive site with elements that bring setting and characters to life while supporting key skills - comprehension, vocabulary, organizing ideas, writing and more. Follow the link to the Scholastic home page for teacher, parent and student resources.

Flashlight Readers                               http://www.scholastic.com/flashlight

Scholastic Home Page                         http://www.scholastic.com/

 

Online basic skills games              http://classroom.jc-schools.net/basic/

 

Scholastic                                         http://www.scholastic.com/

 

Internet4Classrooms - A large collection of grade level skills help pages.

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help.htm

                                              www.abcya.com

 

Clifford's Interactive Storybooks -- from Scholastic, simple stories and games to teach reading skills.  http://teacher.scholastic.com/clifford1/

 

Read Me a Book – This is a wonderful site for older beginning readers or ESL, but the phonics lessons would be good for young children, too.   Has daily letters, daily sounds, and books or chapters, all read aloud.   http://readmeabook.com/

Starfall – Starfall.com is a great beginning reading site.  Short and long vowel sounds, consonants, simple stories are presented in a colorful way.  Free materials are available for the teacher to order.  http://www.starfall.com

Houghton Mifflin English -- A very colorful, interactive site with instruction and games on a variety of English topics.  A very well-done site for Grades K - 5.  http://www.eduplace.com/rdg/hme/k_5/index.html   

Early Literature -- Poems, rhymes, raps, fingerplays, and chants to use with young children.    http://www.earlyliterature.ecsd.net/resources1.htm

Saxon Publishers -- select a grade level from the links on the left-hand side of the page to access the interactive games, puzzles and practice problems.  Some activities require Shockwave, but a link is provided for you to click and download this plug-in.  http://www.saxonpublishers.com/activities/index.jsp

Book-Pop – Web Enhanced Reading Adventure –  http://www.bookpop.com/index2.html

 Math Cats -- Math games.  http://www.mathcats.com/explore/mathcatsgames.html

 Math websites:

www.primarygames.com

www.coolmath4kids.com

http:/nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/category_g_l_t_1.html

http://math.ppst.com

www.superkids.com

www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities

www.academicskillbuilders.com

www.quizhub.com

www.brainpop.com

www.internet4classrooms.com

www.matn-arllis.com

www.multiplication.com

www.mathfactcafe.com

www.math-play.com/Algebra-Math-Games.html

www.gamequarium.com/algebra.htm

www.woodlands-junior.kent.scn.uk/maths/shape.htm

ww.freerice.com

 

ArithmAttack -- provides drill on basic facts.  

http://www.giles-lea.giles.k12.tn.us/bms/it/arithmattack.htm

 

Number Cruncher -- Fast facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  There are three different skill levels which make this site appropriate for grades 1 - 6.  Select from the following four sites, and then select a level:

Addition - http://www.edbydesign.com/maths/number_cruncher_add.html;

Subtraction - http://www.edbydesign.com/maths/number_cruncher_subtract.html ;

Multiplication - http://www.edbydesign.com/maths/number_cruncher_multiply.html ;

Division - http://www.edbydesign.com/maths/number_cruncher_divide.html ; and

Challenger (all four operations in one) - http://www.edbydesign.com/maths/number_cruncher_challenger.html

 
Seussville University -- A Random House Dr. Seuss site that focuses on early math skills (K-2). http://www.seussville.com/university/math/

 

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Math -- This site for all grade levels (pre K - 12) is quite amazing.  It has a graphical representations of most manipulatives used in the math curriculum, and it lets students move them and work with them via the computer mouse.  http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/vlibrary.html

 

Piggy Bank -- A fun game for K - 4 to learn to count money.  http://fen.com/studentactivities/Piggybank/piggybank.html

 

Pattern Blocks --  This site provides basic shapes to copy and cut out to use as manipulatives and when studying fractions.  http://www.arcytech.org/java/patterns/patterns_j.shtml

 

AAA Math -- These pages illustrate and provide interactive arithmetic exercises and problems.  They contain a series of basic math lessons.  http://www.aaamath.com/  

 

Math Games -- A collection from 4 different sites, these provide good math practice for

K - 2.                http://www.gkestner.com/Mathgames.html

  

Aunty Math - Math challenges for K - 5 learners.   

http://www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org/aunty/indes.html

 

Virtual Manipulatives -- Patterns – good game for completing patterns.  http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/frames_asid_184_g_1_t_1.html

 

Education 4 Kids – This site allows you to describe the type of flashcards you want in your drill, and then you click to begin the drill.  http://www.edu4kids.com/math/math.php

 

Teach R Kids – site provides practice in basic math skills.  Worksheets can be completed and scored online, or printed.  This is practice for K – 3, with anything above that considered advanced.                     http://www.teachrkids.com

 

 

 

Prongo – This site provides a variety of games for ages 3 – 12.  The games teach math skills and thinking skills.  The games for young ages are good for developing basic skills for using a mouse.              http://www.prongo.com/games/

 

AplusMath -- This web site was developed to help students improve their math skills

interactively.   There are games, flashcards and a homework helper. 

http://www.aplusmath.com/

 

 

Internet4Classrooms - A large collection of math sites for all grade levels.   http://www.internet4classrooms.com/math_gen.htm

 

BookAdventure

Free reading motivation program for children in grades K-8.  Children create their own book lists, take quizzes and earn points.

http://bookadventure.org

 

Room108 Don’t Wet the Bear

http://www.netrover.com/~jjrose/bear/bearintro.html

Fun interactive game.  Word lists include:  Days of the Week, Months of the Year, Color words, Dolch action words, Number words 1-16

 

K-8 Online Animated Interactive Lessons

http://www.dositey.com

 

Free animated online workboods for development of reading and math skills, Grades K-8.  Free printout worksheets

 

Cornell Theory Center                         www.tc.cornell.edu/edu/mathscigateway

 

Berenstain Bears                       http://www.berenstainbears.com

 

Arthur                                 http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/arthur

 

Jan Brett                              www.janbrett.com

 

Yahooligans!                            www.yahooligans.com

 

4kids Treehouse                       www.4kids.com

 

Enchanted Learning                             www.enchantedlearning.com

 

Study Dog—Help for early readers   www.famlit.org/studydog

 

 



 

     


     


     


     


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