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Morning Announcements
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Core Learning

this link will take you to ITest when you are at school

Math Navigator
for use with your classroom teacher only

Library Catalog
Click on this link to get to our library catalog system.

E books in the library:  Follett E-Books

Family Internet Safety

Math Websites
ConnectED:     This is an online version of the Math Connects Textbook.  Student user names and password are the same as Benchmark Literacy, Type to Learn 4, and their Science Textbook, EXCEPT that there is an m in front of their password.  

IXL Math:    The school purchased a subscription for student Grades 1 - 5 to practice math.  Student user names and passwords are the same as Benchmark Literacy, Type to Learn 4, and their Science Textbook.

Probability Practice:

Khan Academy:    ​Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. A fun way to learn the multiplication table. AAA Math features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons for all grade levels. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts. A Spanish version is also available at A math skills development program that uses games and activities to help your child learn basic math facts.    A website with all kinds of games and activities to practice math concepts.    A website that has a lot of fun math games to play as they learn math.        Created for children to promote open-ended and playful explorations of important math concepts.     A tutorial that models fractions with number lines or circles.   Click on “123’s”  for younger children, or “Math” for older children to see a list of math activities. The ones in blue are for free. Helps students understand mathematics using “manipulatives”….visual objects that help illustrate mathematical relationships and applications. Manipulatives allow students to visually examine, explore and develop concepts. Illuminations has over 108 online activities for students from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Counting Money:

Comparing Money:

Discovering Coin Values:

Grampa's Game: 

Language Arts Websites
Benchmark Literary  This is our new Language Arts program. Please ask your child's teacher for their username and password.  Uses the same username and password as TTL4 and their Science Textbook.

Raz-Kids   A great place to practice reading and vocabulary.   Ask your teacher for your log-in information.  Parents can sign up to monitor the progress of their child by clicking on Parent in the upper right hand corner of the same log in screen, then register for an account. 

Starfall:  A free public service to teach children to read with phonics.

Tumblebooks:​  Click on Elementary/Middle School.  On the next page, scroll down to Tumblebooks.  new link
A collection of animated, talking picture books perfect for elementary school children.  These were created from existing picture books, adding sound, animation, music, and narration to create an electronic picture book. 

Storyline Online:    An online streaming video program featuring Screen Actor Guild members reading children's books outloud.

Acrostic Poems:      This site walks you through writing an acrostic poem.
Spelling:       A fun way to improve a student’s spelling. This website helps to dramatically improve a student’s ability to learn and retain spelling words. 

Wordle   Type in words and see what comes out.
Dolch Practice:    site word practice

 A Dolch Story to read:

Learning Planet    Activities to do for different grade levels.

Computer Lab Favorites:  50 short language arts and math activities

 Mr. Nussbaum    various games for language arts and math

Sequencing 1   Practice putting a story in the correct sequence.

Sequencing 2  Practice building a snowman in the correct sequence.

Sequencing 3  Practice putting news stories in the correct order.

Sequencing 4  Practice tying your shoes in the correct order.​     A free site where teachers can create classes (by invite or code) and assignments and students write poems, picture books, or chapter books with accompanying art to choose from.  

MyStoryBook      Make children's storybooks online for free. Get your book published to share with family. Read stories in our free online children's book library.
Science Websites

Think Central:  Our online Science Textbook.. Uses the same username and password as Type to Learn 4 and Benchmark Universe. 

Learn about the Earth, sun, and the moon:
Animal Jigsaw puzzles:  Put together a picture of an animal from jigsaw pieces on the computer.

Perform virtual science experiments on this website. There are a variety of topics for students aged 5 – 11. 
Astronomy:, is part of the KidsKnowIt Network. It is an astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.
Oceanography:       A variety of games and exercises related to Oceanography topics.
Living Things:   Learn about living things, classification, about cells, about the kingdoms of living things, and about biomes.
Dinosaurs:   Learn about dinosaurs with Find out which dinosaur was the largest, which was the smallest, which had the most horns, the longest neck, or which ate the most food.
Geology:    Geology is the study of our Earth, the processes that formed it,  and how it will continue to change in the future. Learn information and play games.

Make your own Tornado:

Earth and Space Science activities:

Journey North:

Animal Facts
Social Studies Websites
Online Culture Grams:   
Explorers:      An alphabetical listing of explorers with kids friendly information about each one.
Oregon Trail:   This web site is brought to you by teachers Mike Trinklein and Steve Boettcher, creators of The Oregon Trail, the award-winning documentary film which aired nationally on PBS.
Civil War:    Follow a time line of people, places, and events to learn about the civil war. This website is filled with actual photographs and a fact-based, common sense approach in the presentation of history.

Rockingham:     Great technology resources for fourth grade history.

Business Buddies   A student web lesson about goods and services, consumers and producers.

EconEd Link 1:    A website about Goods and Services.
EconEd Link 2:   A website about Consumers and Producers.

EconEd Link 3:   A website about Capital and Human resources.
SOL Review Websites
Jefferson Lab:      Science, Math, and Technology practice SOL tests for grades 2 – 5.
Texas Writing Test:     A 4th grade practice writing test from Texas. Texas has state standards very similar to Virginia’s SOL’s. 
SOL Pass:      Test Practice and Review for the Virginia Science and Social Studies SOL Tests.
Virginia SOL:   Test practice and review for Virginia SOL’s in all subjects.
NCS Mentor:   Samples of essays written for the 4th and 5th grade SOL writing Prompt.  This program shows you how they are graded.  

Interactive Quizzes for Reading and Language Arts:

SOL Writing Practice for 5th Grade Students:

SOL English, Math,  and Science Practice for 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade students:

Jeopardy Labs  A site that quizzes the student on various topics in a jeopardy format.  Students are able to create their own jeopardy games as well.  Try these quizzes created by our own students.
            MWES Matter5                                           by Ronaldo and Hasan
            MWES American Revolution                      by Edwin and Eric
            Solar System 417                                      by Caleb and Ajaylah
            Matter 777                                                  by  Quynh
            MWES American Revolutionary War 2       by Emily and Lucero
            MWES Presidents                                        by Mikayla and Naria
            MWES History abour Jamestown and VA   by Kyla and Sammy
Guidance Sites
Careers: What would you like to be when you grow up? This website helps you to explore various career paths to send you in the right direction.

Guidance:We Do Listen:

Guidance: Stop Bullying:

Guidance: Arthur Feelings:


Miscellaneous Sites
Discovery Education:    This is a great resource for getting information about any subject.  There is a large inventory of images that can be used in reports and projects, as well as short videos.  Ask your teacher for your user name and password.    

Type to Learn 4:  This typing program is now available for you to use at home.  It is web-enabled.  You download the program onto your home computer and it communicates with the company's server to store your child's progress so when they get to school, they can continue where they left off.  Click he
re for directions on how to download the program to your home computer.

Internet Safety:   This site quizzes kids on appropriate internet behavior and gives them a “Web License” when they finish the board correctly.
World Book Encyclopedia:    An excellent resource for information on any topic. Scroll to the bottom of the page to change to the Kid’s Version, the Spanish Version, or an Advanced Encyclopedia. 

National Geographic Kids
​  ​​​  Click on Elementary/Middle School.  On the next page scroll down to National Geographic Kids.
Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

PebbleGo :    PebbleGo is an animal database designed specifically for K-3 emergent readers and researchers. It features more than 200 animal articles correlated to life science standards, animal audio and video, carefully leveled text, educational games, and innovative read-aloud capabilities.

Study Jams:​

Brain Pop:​

This site is only for students who are specifically enrolled. 

Earobics Connections Group:  click here

Ms. Hagardorn's Webquest

PBS Kids:

Interactive Sites for Education 

 Cool Carney's Website    Things for all grade levels to do in all subjects.

IXL Website   Practice with math and language arts topics for all grade levels.

 ABCya Website  A website that has fun, interactive activities in Reading and Math for each grade level. 
Kindergarten Websites
1.  Count Your Chickens: practice counting objects up to ten:
2.  NAP’s 123: Counting up to 20:

3. Number Train: practice counting in order:
4. 1-2-3 Order: What number comes next? (1 – 10):
5.  Counting Book:  This is a Powerpoint file.  Students can click on this link to make a book to help practice counting.  Counting Book 
6.  Paper Dolls , click and drag practice

Code Studio    Course 1  (for students in Grades K-2)
Code Studio  Course 2   (for students in Grades 2 - 5)

Code Studio  Main Page

Turtle Academy


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