Teacher Resources

The following site addresses are meant to be used as places to go to find information to help you in planning your day to day classwork.

Language Arts Sites
www.eduplace.com/rdg/itl

This is a good language arts based site for both teachers and students. It begins by selecting a grade level and then choosing from a variety of self-guided activities. This site also has access to the Jason project as well as other popular programs.

 

www.grammarnow.com

This is a site "dedicated to answering any grammar, composition, research or formatting question." You can research specific grammatical terms but cannot submit writing samples. Links to other grammar-related sites are given. This is a good reference site for students due to its basic setup.

 

http://classroom.jc-schools.net/waltkek/

This website is connected to our Scott Foresman reading program.  The spelling and reading words, along with weekly practice lessons, stories, and activities are on this page.

 

http://www.readwritethink.org

This website has student interactives, teacher lesson plans, print worksheets, and activities.

 

http://www.spellzone.com

This website has free units, online games and worksheets.

 

http://www.creativewritingprompts.com

This website has journal and writing ideas.  There are also morning warm-up activities.

 

Math
www.sbgmath.com
Interactive website incorporates technology, a home connection and resources for teachers, parents and students.

 

www.webmath.com/index.html
This impressive math site is set up tp provide computerized step-by-step tutorials on most individual problems in almost any math topic.

 

http://www.mathchimp.com

Math games and activities linked to the common core standards.

 

http://www.math-play.com

This website has online games that are set up by grade level and theme.  There are also teacher resources for for addition, subtraction, multiplication, integers, fractions and more.

 

http://www.aaamath.com

This website has games and lessons seperated by grade level and topic.  There are some great reinforcement activities on this site.

 

Science
www.discovery.com
Topics include science, nature, animals, technology, history, adventure, exploration, up-to-minute sciece news and real life international expeditions.

 

www.brainpop.com
This site addresses over thirty common topics students encounter in their science instruction and clarifies and summarizes important facts that relate to each with a short, animated flick geared for kids.

 

http://sciencefromscientists.org/

This website has activities for teachers, parents and students, which includes videos, as well as hands on activities.  There is also tips and ideas for science fairs.  This website is for upper elementary or middle school.

 

Science Experiments

This website has easy and fun science experiements as well as some ideas for science fair.

 

Lawrence Hall Science

This website has whiteboard friendly science activities and games to use as supplemental materials in your classroom.

 

Magic School Bus

This website has interactive Science games for kids.  There are also quizzes and printable coloring pages, as well as science experiments students can do in the classroom or at home.

 

Social Studies

National Geographic Maps

Printable 1 page maps from National Geographic, as well as student interactive maps for the interactive whiteboards.

 

http://www.50states.com/

Detailed information about each state.

 

CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map