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Educational Websites

Listed below are numerous interactive and educational websites.  Students can explore these sites while enhancing their math, science, writing and reading skills. 
 
Math 
 

AAA Math - www.aaamath.com


Amy’s Algebra  - http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/amy/algebra/5-6/5-6.html
Geometry and algebra related activities and games for grades 5-6. 
 
 
Education Place - http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mhm/index.html
Offers test prep, brain teasers and tips on how to solve math problems. 

Fun 4 the Brain - http://fun4thebrain.com

Greg Tang Math - www.gregtangmath.com

HoodaMath - http://www.hoodamath.com
 
Math-U-See - http://www.mathusee.com/drill.html
Choose which operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication or division) you would like to review and then click start to review your math facts. 

MobyMax - http://www.mobymax.com
 
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/category_g_2_t_1.html
This website is filled with virtual games and activities in areas such as addition, subtraction, number lines, percentages, integers, and tangrams. 
 
Oswego Games - http://resources.oswego.org/games/
This website offers tons of interactive educational math games. A few of the many topics include multiplication, coordinates, multiple digit subtraction and telling time. 
 

Xtra Math - www.xtramath.org

 

Reading 
 
Fun Brain - http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html
This site allows readers to design Mad Libs Junior or read from books such as Diary of a Wimpy Kid. 

 PebbleGo - http://www.pebblego.com 

Non-fiction databases containing articles about Science, Social Studies, Animals and Biographies!

Seussville - http://www.seussville.com
Dr. Seuss themed website with lots of educational activities such as letter recognition, concentration and matching games. 
 
Star Fall - http://www.starfall.com/
This is a great site for beginner readers. It will help students to recognize letter sounds, vowels and word families in a fun and interactive way. 
  
Time For Kids - http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/
This site provides activities and recourses to help students refine their skills in many areas including reading comprehension, word study and writing. 
 
Science 
 
Harcourt Science - http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/science/grade1_nl.html
Learn about plants, animals, life cycles, weathers, seasons, energy and more. 
  
Simple Machines - http://www.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/spotlight3.html
Information and games about simple machines such as the screw, lever and pulley.  
 
Tramline Field Trips - http://www.field-guides.com/trips.htm
Take a virtual field trip to an ocean, volcano or choose another location without leaving your chair. 
 
Windows to the Universe - http://www.windows.ucar.edu/
This site will teach you about the planet, solar system and universe.. 
 
Writing 
 
Ideas for Writing - ReadWriteThink - http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp
Offers diagrams, maps, organizers and much more to help foster students’ writing skills. 
 
Starship English -  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship/english/storyplant.shtml
This game will help supply you with ideas to make your own story. 
 
Spin and Spell - http://www.spinandspell.com/
A game that will help you practice and improve your spelling.. 
 
Student Search Sites 
 
Ask Jeeves for Kids - http://www.askkids.com/
Kids can type in their exact questions. 
 
Fact Monster - http://www.factmonster.com/
Search a dictionary, thesaurus, almanac or encyclopedia all on this convenient site. 
 
Homeworkspot - http://homeworkspot.com/
Search this site for homework help, useful sites, and articles and tips. 
 
Kids Click! - http://www.kidsclick.org/
Web search for kids by librarians. 
 
Kids Konnect - http://www.kidskonnect.com/
Internet gateway for kids. 
 
Yahooligans - http://kids.yahoo.com/
A search directory designed specifically for students.