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Questions about links?  Please email me at thomasll@pwcs.edu.

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ITest
this link will take you to ITest when you are at school
http://itest.interactiveachievement.net/VA_PRINCEWILLIAM/v7/secure

Math Navigator
for use with your classroom teacher only
http://assessments.americaschoice.org

Library Catalog
Click on this link to get to our NEW library catalog system.
http://library.pwcs.edu/cataloging/servlet/presentadvancedsearchredirectorform.do?l2m=Library%20Search&tm=TopLevelCatalog

E books in the library:  Follett E-Books

Family Internet Safety
http://www.netsmartzkids.org

Math Websites

http://www.mathletics.com/       A fabulous program for learning and practicing math concepts.  Ask your teacher for your username and password.   Parents can sign up to monitor the progress of their child by clicking on www.mathletics.com/parents       


http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do     Online Math Text book.  Uses the same username and password as Mathletics.


http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivitySearch.aspx   Illuminations has over 108 online activities for students from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

http://www.mathplayground.com/    A website with all kinds of games and activities to practice math concepts.

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/    A website that has a lot of fun math games to play as they learn math.

http://aaamath.com/       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 http://www.aaamatematicas.com/


http://www.multiplication.com/learn/fact-navigator       
A fun way to learn the multiplication table. 



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

http://www.kidsnumbers.com/    A math skills development program that uses games and activities to help your child learn basic math facts.

http://www.mathcats.com/        Created for children to promote open-ended and playful explorations of important math concepts.

http://www.visualfractions.com/index.htm     A tutorial that models fractions with number lines or circles.

http://www.learningplanet.com/   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. 

Counting Money:  http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/counting_money/

Comparing Money:  http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/comparing_money/

Discovering Coin Values:  http://www.toonuniversity.com/flash.asp?err=569&engine=

Grampa's Game:    http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/GrandpasGame/default.htm 


Language Arts Websites

Raz-Kids  http://www.raz-kids.com/main/Login   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:  http://www.starfall.com  A free public service to teach children to read with phonics.

Tumblebooks:   http://www.lva.virginia.gov/lib-edu/ldnd/tumblebooks.htm   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:  http://www.storylineonline.net/    An online streaming video program featuring Screen Actor Guild members reading children's books outloud.

Acrostic Poems: http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/acrostic/      This site walks you through writing an acrostic poem.
 
Spelling: http://kidsspell.com/       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  http://www.wordle.net   Type in words and see what comes out.
Dolch Practice:   http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/dolch/dolch.htm    site word practice

 A Dolch Story to read:  http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/dolch_store/indexstore.html

Learning Planet    http://www.learningplanet.com/stu/index.asp    Activities to do for different grade levels.

Computer Lab Favorites:  http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/clf/tguidesitemap.htm  50 short language arts and math activities

 Mr. Nussbaum  http://www.mrnussbaum.com/langgames.htm    various games for language arts and math

Sequencing 1  http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/storyscramble/scramble.html   Practice putting a story in the correct sequence.

Sequencing 2  http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/match/term/matchgeneric2.asp?filename=jwildedirections1  Practice building a snowman in the correct sequence.

Sequencing 3 http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/trophies/rsr/new_news2.html  Practice putting news stories in the correct order.

Sequencing 4  http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/match/term/matchgeneric2.asp?filename=jwildesequence  Practice tying your shoes in the correct order.

Science Websites

5th Grade Science Fair Files: click on the teal number
   Parent Letter 1     
   Project timeline 
2    
   Student Guide  3         
   Schedule of Events 
4       
   Categories and Topices  5                    
   Rules page 1  
6        Rules page 2  7  Rules page 3  8      Rules page 4  9
   Haz Mat page 1  10                             Haz Mat page 2  11

https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/logout.do  New Science Textbook.. Uses the same username and password as Type to Learn 4.  

Animal Jigsaw puzzles:  nationalzoosi.edu/audiences/kids/jigsaw.cfm  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: http://www.kidsastronomy.com/       KidsAstronomy.com, is part of the KidsKnowIt Network. It is an astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.
 
Oceanography: http://www.gamequarium.com/ocean.html       A variety of games and exercises related to Oceanography topics.
 
Living Things: http://www.kidsbiology.com/biology_basics/index.php   Learn about living things, classification, about cells, about the kingdoms of living things, and about biomes.
 
Dinosaurs: http://www.kidsdinos.com/   Learn about dinosaurs with KidsDinos.com. 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: http://kidsgeo.com/    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:  http://whyfiles.org/013tornado/3.html

Earth and Space Science activities:  http://www.learningscience.org/earthsci.htm

Journey North: http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/

Animal Facts
 
 
 
Social Studies Websites
Online Culture Grams: http://online.culturegrams.com/   
 
Explorers: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/indexa.shtml      An alphabetical listing of explorers with kids friendly information about each one.
 
Oregon Trail: http://www.isu.edu/~trinmich/Oregontrail.html   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: http://www.historyplace.com/civilwar/index.html    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:  http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/resources/elementary/4history.htm     Great technology resources for fourth grade history.

Business Buddies  
http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/BusinessBuddies/eco001.htm   A student web lesson about goods and services, consumers and producers.

EconEd Link 1:  http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.php?lid=642&type=student    A website about Goods and Services.
 
EconEd Link 2:  http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.php?lid=457&type=student   A website about Consumers and Producers.

EconEd Link 3:  http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.php?lid=419&type=educator   A website about Capital and Human resources.
 
 
SOL Review Websites

 
Jefferson Lab:  http://education.jlab.org/solquiz/index.html      Science, Math, and Technology practice SOL tests for grades 2 – 5.
 
Texas Writing Test: http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/resources/online/2003/grade4/writing.htm     A 4th grade practice writing test from Texas. Texas has state standards very similar to Virginia’s SOL’s. 
 
SOL Pass: http://solpass.org/      Test Practice and Review for the Virginia Science and Social Studies SOL Tests.
 
Virginia SOL: http://virginiasol.com/   Test practice and review for Virginia SOL’s in all subjects.
 
NCS Mentor:      http://perspective.pearsonaccess.com/perspective/appmanager/va/educator?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=edu_mentor_overview_page   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:    http://www.iq.poquoson.org/languagearts.htm

SOL Writing Practice for 5th Grade Students:  
https://va.testnav.com/vaqc/epatLogin.jsp?testnavTestId=5001&testnavFormId=wptg5b

SOL English, Math,  and Science Practice for 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade students:
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/practice_items/index.shtml

Jeopardy Labs  https://jeopardylabs.com/  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: http://vaview.org/ 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: http://www.wedolisten.com/

Guidance: Stop Bullying: http://www.stopbullying.gov/kids/what-you-can-do/index.html

Guidance: Arthur Feelings: http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/aboutface/

Guidance: jeopardylabs.com/play/test-buster-jeopardy-mwes
  

         
Miscellaneous Sites
Discovery Education:  http://www.discoveryeducation.com    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.  Email me for directions on how to download the program to your home computer.  thomasll@pwcs.edu

 
Internet Safety: http://pbskids.org/license/   This site quizzes kids on appropriate internet behavior and gives them a “Web License” when they finish the board correctly.
 
 
World Book Encyclopedia: http://worldbookonline.com/student/home    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. 


PebbleGo :  www.pebblego.com    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.


Earobics: http://asp.earobics.com/va/princewilliamcounty/?module=Auth&action=Logout&exp=true
This site is only for students who are specifically enrolled. 

Ms. Hagardorn's Webquest    http://www.culpeperschools.org/kwalter/civilwar.html

PBS Kids:     www.pbskids.org

Interactive Sites for Education   http://interactivesites.weebly.com/ 


 Cool Carney's Website    http://www.aasd.k12.wi.us/staff/boldtkatherine/index.htm    Things for all grade levels to do in all subjects.

IXL Website  http://www.ixl.com/promo?partner=google&campaign=1099&adGroup=Family+subscribe+page&gclid=CJXmoJjuqrsCFYl9Ogod_hkANg   Practice with math and language arts topics for all grade levels.

 ABCya Website  www.abcya.com  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:   http://www.learningplanet.com/sam/cyc/index.asp
 
2.  Number Train: practice counting in order:  http://www.learningplanet.com/act/numbertrain/index.asp
 
3. 1-2-3 Order: What number comes next? (1 – 10):  http://www.learningplanet.com/act/123order.asp
 
4. NAP’s 123: Counting up to 20:  http://www.childu.com/sampleactivity.html#

5.  Counting Book:  This is a Powerpoint file.  Students can click on this link to make a book to help practice counting.  Counting Book 


   Robotics

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