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Resources for Students

by Joyce Nogan

Need help?  Not sure how to do your homework?  Maybe these sites can help.  Also, remember you can always ask for help in class.:-)

Pencil            Book 1               Grades

Harcourt Publishers:  We use their Math book, but they also have help in Reading, Language Arts, Spelling, Social Studies, Science, Health, and Art.  

     www.harcourtschool.com                                                         

 

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Publishers:  We use their Reading series (Treasures) and Science book, but they also have help in Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, Health, and Music.

     www.macmillanmh.com

 

Rose Hulman Institute:  They offer on-line homework help in Math and Science.  You can also call them at 1-877-275-7673.

     www.askrose.org

 

Time For Kids Magazine:  Their site has homework help as well as games.

    www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids 

                                                            

Language help:

     www.grammarerrors.com

 

Merriam Webster dictionary:

     www.merriam-webster.com

 

More cool websites...

general information:

     www.ask.com 

 

"The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids" has lots of interesting information about weather, astronomy, nature, pets, sports, etc.  Check it out!

    www.Almanac4Kids.com 

 

Crayola website - printable coloring pages, games, and more

    www.crayola.com

 

Do you know how an iPod Shuffle works?  Find the answer to this question, plus loads of other fun facts.

    www.howstuffworks.com

 

Check out the Children's Museum in Indy

    www.childrensmuseum.org

 

Interested in Native Americans and their art?

    www.eiteljorg.org

 

Find out what's happening in the galleries and gardens at the Indiana Museum of Art

    www.imamuseum.org

 

Find out more about your favorite books and authors at Scholastic's website

    www2.scholastic.com

 

Here's the website for Edinburgh's Wright-Hageman Public Library.  Click here to find out about special programs, library hours, etc.  Remember, you can access the Internet for free here.

    www.edinburgh.lib.in.us

 

Want to know when the Fall Festival Parade is?  How about the Holiday of Lights?  Go to the town of Edinburgh's homepage to find out.

    www.edinburgh.in.us

 

 

CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES' LINKS

 

For info on Aztec, Maya, and Inca civilizations, check out these links:

Aztec:  http://library.thinkquest.org/27981/

Aztec: http://aztec.com/page.php?page=home2

Aztec: http://www.azteccalendar.com/

Maya: http://mayaruins.com/

Maya: http://www.mayankids.com/

Maya: http://mayas.mrdonn.org/dailylife.html

Inca: http://incas.mrdonn.org/

Inca:  http://www.kidskonnect.com/subject-index/16-history/255-ancient-inca.html

Inca:  http://www.culturefocus.com/peru-machu-picchu.htm

 

 

For the Otzi the Iceman research, clink on these links:

http://www.digonsite.com/drdig/europe/3.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%96tzi_the_Iceman

 

 

For the Social Studies Wheel of Exceptional Explorers, click on these links:

http://www.snowcrest.net/jmike/explor.html

Italian explorers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Italian_explorers

Spanish explorers: http://library.thinkquest.org/J002678F/spanish_explorers.htm

Portugese explorers:  http://www.marinersmuseum.org/education/portuguese-explorers

 

 

Figurative Language sites:

idioms:  http://www.idiomsite.com/

idiom activity: http://library.thinkquest.org/4382/idiom.html#Top%20of%20Page

idiom game:     http://www.funbrain.com/idioms/index.html

 

 

Homographs/Homophones sites:

Homograph games: 

http://www.ezschool.com/Games/Homographs.html

http://www.quia.com/cb/8285.html

Homophone games: 

http://www.ezschool.com/Games/Homophones.html

 http://www.missmaggie.org/scholastic/supermatch_eng_launcher.html

 http://www.vocabulary.co.il/homophones/intermediate/3rd-5th-grade-homophone-game/     

 

 

Math - Measuring angles:

http://www.mathplayground.com/alienangles.html                       

http://www.mathplayground.com/measuringangles.html

http://www.ezschool.com/Games/Angles.html

 

Math - Area and Perimeter

of squares: http://www.aaamath.com/g58_arx3.htm

of rectangles:  http://www.aaamath.com/g58_arx2.htm

of rectangles: http://www.mathplayground.com/area_perimeter.html

of parallelograms:  http://www.aaamath.com/g58_arx1.htm

of triangles:  http://www.aaamath.com/g58_arx5.htm

of complex shapes:  http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-5/area-of-compound-figures

 

Colonial America sites:

http://teacherweb.com/TX/OakHillElementary/ColonialAmericaWebquest/index.html

http://www.history.org/kids/index.cfm 

http://www2.lhric.org/kat/wq/colonial.htm

http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/school.htm

 

 

Christmas sites:

http://www.carols.org.uk/christmas-facts/index.htm

http://ldsguy.tripod.com/Christmas.carols.html

http://www.carols.org.uk/

http://www.christmas-carols.net/

http://www.santas.net/aroundtheworld.htm

 

 

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