Student's Home

Student Resources Online

(updated 04/19/2016 )

 

(Note: please email me at frenchj@mail.sd91.bc.ca  if you find errors or have suggestions for new links. I would greatly appreciate your thoughts. Thank you, Jill French. )

Searching online for information can be both exciting and very time consuming. The following links may make your search a little more efficient. Please note, the yellow underlined words are hot links and the full web address is in brackets following the description.
* For some strange reason the links tend to 'bleed' and shift to new positions making the hot link incorrect. If this happens just copy the address in brackets and paste it into the web address bar. Also please email me and let me know that this is happening. Thank you.

Blogs

Language Arts
      listening

      Sight Words
      reading

     
stories online
     
writing

      spelling

Math
     
lessons online
      
concept practice

            * Test Yourself


      just math facts (this use to be listed on the Student Page)

 

fun with math


Social Studies
      Canadian Symbols

      culture (e.g. artists)

        history

                First Peoples

                The French


      government

      Human and Physical Environment

 

 

Science
     
Processes and Skills (mini experiments)
     
Life Science (i.e. Heart Smart, human body)
     
Physical Science (i.e. simple machines)
     
Earth and Space Science (i.e. sturgeon)

Fine Arts (Canadian songs, Christmas Songs) (Directed Draw)
French
Physical Education

Technology

Health and Career Education

Social Responsibility

Miscellaneous (e.g. keyboarding, logic)

Multiple Intelligence (explore your potentially undiscovered talents)

Seasonal Fun
Just great sites!
Search Engines

Blogs

       Elementary Math Maniac (http://theelementarymathmaniac.blogspot.ca/)

 

 

Language Arts

 

1) Language

       a) General Guides

            i) Guide to Grammar & Writing

                  (http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/)

 

            ii) Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

                  (http://www.powa.org/)


b) Vocabulary Development

            i) Merriam-Webster: develop your vocabulary by playing this game

            (http://www.merriam-webster.com/game/)

 

            ii) Also, check out the Word of the Day or the Daily Buzz Word (student dictionary)

               The Daily Buzz Word is a very good site. We check it out everyday.
       (http://www.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwwod.pl)
"Word of the Day"

               (http://www.wordcentral.com/buzzword/buzzword.php) "Daily Buzz Word"

 

            iii) KidsClick: a list of sites related to vocabulary building

                (http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=subject&keywords=vocabulary&title=Vocabulary)

 

            iv) Merriam-Webster: two interactive games helping you to build your vocabulary

                (http://www.wordcentral.com/games.html)

 

            iv) sadlier-oxford: a variety of games to strengthen skills in phonics, vocabulary, and context clues

                (http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm)

 

       c) Punctuation: a great resource for sorting out punctuation rules

       (http://www.punctuation.com/)

              i) worksheetplace: apostrophes, misused words,

              (http://worksheetplace.com/)

 

 

       d) Grammar

              i) Grammar: a great resource for sorting out grammar rules

              (http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/)

 

              ii) Skillswise: a second good resource

              (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/)

 

              iii) Funbrain: play a game to practice nouns, verbs and a set of more advance rules

              (http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/gg.cgi?A1=m&A2=0&A3=0&AFUNCT=1&ALEVEL=1)

 

              iv) Kim's Korner: a good spot to learn and practice

      (http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/grammar/menu.html#Sentence%20Structure)

               v) KidsClick: a list of links for grammar

               (http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=subject&keywords=grammar&title=Grammar)

 

               vi) Eduplace: explanations & examples of nouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, exclamations

                (http://www.eduplace.com/tales/help.html#header)

 

               vii)The Parts of Speech

            (http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/partsp.html)

 

               viii) Grammar Girl

            (http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com)

 

               iv) Dr. Grammar's Home

            (http://www.drgrammar.org/)

 

 

 

 

2) Dictionaries etc.

       a) Merriam-Webster Dictionary (Merriam-Webster for kids)

       (http://www.wordcentral.com/)

       To hear the word, go the regular Merriam-Webster Online

 

       b) Wikipedia

       (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page)

 

       c) Thesaurus

       (http://thesaurus.reference.com/)

 

       d) Dictionaries for Kids: You will find an extensive list of dictionaries at this link.

       (http://ivyjoy.com/rayne/dictionary.html)

 

       e) wordbyletter: find words based on beginning, endings, lists by suffixes and prefixes (and more)

       ( http://www.wordbyletter.com/)

 

3) Reading

 

       Sight Words:

              i) Sight Words (http://www.sightwords.com/sight-words/games) new

                     (http://www.sightwords.com/phonemic-awareness/

 

       a) reading level OKAP: Find the reading level of your book using one of the following methods. Once you are at this site, choose OKAP! Reading Probe Generator so that you can type in the text you want to check!

       (http://www.interventioncentral.org/htmdocs/tools/okapi/okapi.php)


b) Novel Study : (teacher made) This is a ppt, I made, to help students walk through the process of examining a book.

       (http://www.sd91.bc.ca/frenchj/Students/Novel_Studies.ppt )

 

    Stories Online:

       a) International Children's Digital Library You will find online stories for young and old!

       (http://www.childrenslibrary.org/)

 

       b) Children's Storybooks Online You will find online stories for young and old!

       (http://www.magickeys.com/books/)

 
c) Storyline Online: Listen to some of your favourite stories read aloud.

       (http://www.storylineonline.net/)

 

       d) Tumblebooks Check out this link to find books to read along with. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Tumblebooks icon. You will find audio books such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Black Beauty.

       (http://www.myhamilton.ca/myhamilton/libraryservices/kids)

 
e) MemFox read alouds: just click and listen

       (http://www.memfox.net/mem-reads-aloud#)


f) Robert Munsch Storiees : drag and listen (more poems and stories to read)

       (http://robertmunsch.com/books/)

 
g) Amazing Adventure Stories

       (http://www.tosiproductions.com/_amazingadventure/index_fl.asp)

 
h) BBC-The Little Animals Activity Centre

       (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/story/sbi.shtml)

 
i) Online Talking Stories : just click and listen

       (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/onlinestory.htm)

 
j) Speak Aboos
(quite a few free links)

       (http://www.speakaboos.com/free)

 
k) Storynory
(wide selection)

       (http://www.storynory.com/#/)

 
l) Light Up Your Brain

       (http://lightupyourbrain.com/stories/)

 
m) The Story Home
(stories and poems)

       (http://thestoryhome.com/)

 
n) Candle Light Stories

       (http://www.candlelightstories.com/audio/)


o) Short Stories
read a variety of short stories in different genres e.g. fairytales, fables

       (http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/childrenindex.html)


p) Ziggityzoom
listen and read or just read these online interactive stories

       (http://www.ziggityzoom.com/stories.php)


q) Stories For Children
Although you cannot listen to these short stories for children, you can read them. The stories are accompanied by must, special effects and pictures.

       (http://www.vtaide.com/png/stories.htm)


r) Reading In Action

       (http://www.readinginaction.org)


s) Libri vox
free stories with no downloading needed

       (https://librivox.org/search)


t) Loyal Books
you do not need to download anything, you are able to listen online

       (http://www.loyalbooks.com/genre/Children)

 

 

 

 

4) Interactive Exercises

       a) Interactive exercises in vocabulary, grammar, reading comprehension and other are available at this European site. This site is geared for grades 4 and up.

       (http://www.smic.be/smic5022/Onlineexercises.htm#Vocabulary)

 

       b) Red River College provides these interactive exercises in grammar. They also provide Power Point lessons, printable ‘rule sheets and examples’, and a link to other online resources.

       (http://xnet.rrc.mb.ca/leshanson/Writing_Resources.htm#GrammarPunctuationandMechanics)

 

       c) Skillswise This site out the UK provides these interactive exercises in grammar, spelling, reading, writing, listening, and vocabulary.

       (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/)

....content: a complete list of their skillswise content (including math skills)

(http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/help/using/a-z.shtml)

 

        d) Arcademic Skill Builders:
        (http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com)

 

       e) sadlier-oxford: a variety of games to strengthen skills in phonics, vocabulary, and context clues

          (http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm)

 

 

 

5) Spelling

       a) Spelling City*** There are several links to sites that help build your spelling skills.Type in your week's list and then practice and test.

       (http://www.spellingcity.com/)

       b) Spell it! There are several links to sites that help build your spelling skills.

       (http://classroom.jc-schools.net/basic/la-spell.html)

         

       c) Spelling Practice: Practice for a spelling bee by seeing which of the pronunciation guide provided.

          (http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/spquiz.pl)

 

       d)KidsClick: a list of links for spelling

       (http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=subject&keywords=spelling&title=Spelling)

 

       e) Create a Crossword

             i) Edhelper: scroll down to "Make a FREE Crossword Puzzle"

             (http://www.edhelper.com/crossword.htm)

             ii) Crossword Maker:

             (http://www.thecanadianteacher.com/cgi-bin/crossword.cgi)

      

       f) Ready-made Crossword Puzzles

       (http://crossword-puzzles-free.com)

 

       g) Dositey: choose your grade level

       (http://www.dositey.com/language/spell34.htm)

 

       h) CanSpell: lots of activities, check out the Spellers section (scroll down)

       (http://www.canada.com/national/features/canspell/index.html)

 

       i) Spin and Spell:

       (http://www.spinandspell.com/)

 

       j) Kids Spell:

       (http://www.kidsspell.com)

 

      k) sadlier-oxford: a variety of games to strengthen skills in phonics, vocabulary, and context clues

        (http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm)

 

 

6) Writing:
       a) KidsClick: a list of links for composition

       (http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=all&keywords=composition&title=Composition)

 

       b) Writing Fun: This site provides an appealing presentation for exploring different writing styles using text organizers.
(http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/writingfun/writingfun.html)

 

       c) Tips for Successful Writers : 5 ways to improve your writing

       (http://theadventurouswriter.com/blogwriting/quoted-writers/ways-improve-your-writing)

 

      d) Writing Fun : Jenny Eather's site

       (http://www.writingfun.com/writingfun2010.html)

 

e) Web English: 6+1 Traits
http://www.webenglishteacher.com/6traits.html#

 

f) Read and Listen to Stories Online (listed above)

 

 

7) Type and Listen: These links allow you to type in a text and then listen as the 'reader' reads it back to you. Check how many characters you may type.

       a)Text-to-Speech: The quality is very clear, reads up to 1000 characters and allows you to adjust speed the text (thank you Dayman)

       (http://text-to-speech-translator.paralink.com)


       b) IVONA Text to Speech: very clear (reads up to 200 characters)

       (http://www.ivosoftware.com/component/option,com_ivonaonline/Itemid,38/vo,4/)

 

       c) Free Translation: Although intended for traslating purposes, this also works for reading your written text e.g. poem, story, very clear (reads up to 200 characters)
(http://translation2.paralink.com/)

 

8) Printing and handwriting:

       a) Basic Handwriting

        (http://www.handwritingforkids.com/handwrite/cursive.htm)

 

       b) Handwriting Worksheet Maker

        (http://www.handwritingworksheets.com/)

 

       c) Printable Handwriting Practice

        (http://www.homeeducationresources.com/FREEhandwriting.htm)

 

       d) ESL Writing Wizard:choose from a selection of premade pages or create your own

        (http://www.writingwizard.longcountdown.com/handwriting_practice_worksheet_maker.html)

       e) kidzone

        (http://www.kidzone.ws/cursive/index.htm#Worksheets)

 

 

 

 

 

 


Math

     math symbols 

 

Lessons Online

 

       Cool Math 4 Kids: many lessons and practice opportunities

       (http://www.coolmath4kids.com/)

 

       Learn Now BC: choose your grade level

       (http://lor.learnnowbc.ca/lnbclor/access/search.do?pg.e=true&pg_pp=10&pg_pg=1&hier.topic=fc7ba8de-0039-455c-5d7f-de4d873efbc7&qs.tq=&qs.iq=&sort_s=RANK)

 

       Learn Alberta:

       (http://www.learnalberta.ca)

 

       Links Learning:

       (http://www.linkslearning.org/Kids/1_Math/2_Illustrated_Lessons)

 

       Math Playground: This link several math lessons.

       ( http://www.mathplayground.com/mathvideos.html )

 

       School WAX TV: There are some good lessons on this link.

       (http://schoolwaxtv.com/taxonomy/term/3)

 

      Khan Academy: (elementary level) (highschool level)

      (http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=301908982CBFE20D)

 

       Mathgoodies: a few good free lessons available

       (http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/)

 

       Brain Pop Movies

       (http://www.glencoe.com/sec/math/prealg/prealg03/brainpops/index.php4/na)

 

       IXL

       (http://www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/)

 

       Discovery Education (tutorials and videos)

       (http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp/homework_help_home.html)

 

       nutshell: FLASH lessons

       (http://www.algebra.com/tutors/lessons-by-tutor.mpl?tutor=nutshellmath)

 

Test Yourself (contests: http://www.themathleague.com)

         Decimals:

                Naming Decimals

                Comparing Decimals

                Ordering Decimals

 

         Fractions:

                Basic Fractions

                Equivalent Fractions

 

          Geometry:

                Geometric Shapes

                Polygons (tricky)

                Transformations

 

 

        Measurement: Perimeter, Area, Volume

      

        Numbers:

                Rounding

                

 

        Numeracy: (use paper & pencil, do 10 questions, figure out your percentage)

                Addition (regrouping)

                Division with a remainder

                Four Basic Operations

                Multiplication  

                Subtraction (regrouping)

 

        

        

       

        Many Different Topics

 

 

Specific Skill Practice

 

          Addition

 

          Basic Facts: (old web page)

          Converting: between fractions - decimals - percentages

 

          Converting: the metric system

 

           Coordinates        

 

          Decimals

 

             Division

 

             Estimating

 

             Equations

 

          Expanded Notation

 

          Fractions (simplifying)

 

            Geometry

                    angles

 

         Graphing

 

          Measurement

                    angles

 

                    area

 

                    capacity 

                   

                    perimeter

 

                    volume

 

          Mental Math

         

          Money

 

          Multiplication (just basic facts) (flash cards) (decimals)

 

          Numbers: Reading and Writing (number words)

 

          Ordering Numbers

 

          Order of Operations

 

          Ordered Pairs

 

          Patterns

 

          Place Value

 

          Powers and Square Roots

 

          Primes, Fractors, Multiples

 

            Probability

 

          Problem Solving

 

          Problem Solving: higher level thinking

 

          Rounding Off Numbers

 

            Shapes

 

            Subtraction

 

         Time

 

         Transformations

 

 


Great Math Sites:

1) Dositey: choose your grade level and you will find lots of different ways to practice your math on this site
(http://www.dositey.com/math34.htm)

 

2) Harcourt School

(http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/math_advantage.html)

 

3) Learn Alberta

(www.learnalberta.ca)

 

4) Math.com

(http://www.math.com/homeworkhelp/BasicMath.html)

 

5) National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (nlvm) Create pie charts or bar graphs from your data

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

 

6 ) OSWEGO School District

(http://oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/mathmagician/maths1.html)

 

7) Teams

          a) k-1

          (http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/linda/linda.html)

 

          b) grades 3-8

          (http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/amy/amy.html)

 

8) Interactive Dictionary:
(http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/dictionary)

 

9) 321know (the same AAA Math)

(http://www.321know.com)

 

10) KidsClick: this site provides numerous links to math links

(http://www.kidsclick.org/midmath.html)

 

11) edweb: another site full of activities

(http://edweb.tusd.k12.az.us/ekowalcz/math/elementary_web_sites.htm)

 

12) bbc: this site lets you practice a variety of skills in unique ways
(http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/maths/number.shtml)

13) Sum Sense: a very good site for recognizing the multiplication/division relationship
(http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/SumSense/sumdiv.html)

14) Math Playground: you will find lots of different ways to practice your math on this site
(http://www.mathplayground.com/)

 

 

Specific Skills

 

 

Addition

 

          a) regrouping:

          i) National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: shows the regrouping visually

                   (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_154_g_2_t_1.html?from=category_g_2_t_1.html)


         b) Ambleside: try a variety of activities using a 100s table
         (http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/countersquare.html)

 

         c) Arcademic Skill Builders:
         (http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com)

 

         c) 321know:
        
(http://www.321know.com/add.htm#topic1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Facts

 

         a) mathmaster: choice (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)

          i) http://www.mathmastery.com/cyberchallenge

         b) 3 times tables http://www.mad4maths.com/3_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

         c) 4 times tables http://www.mad4maths.com/4_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

       d) 5 times tables http://www.mad4maths.com/5_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

         e) 6 times tables http://www.mad4maths.com/6_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

         f) 7 times tables http://www.mad4maths.com/7_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

         g) 8 times tables http://www.mad4maths.com/7_x_multiplication_table_math_game/

         h) ambleside http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/tabletrees.html

         i) learn your tables http://www.learnyourtables.co.uk/en/index2.htm

         j) wmnet http://www.wmnet.org.uk/resources/gordon/Hit%20the%20button%20v9.swf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Converting: between fractions - decimals - percentages
          a) fraction - decimal:

        lesson ** Learn Now BC: relating decimal to fractions

            i) Math Playground: view a short video lesson...you may want to stop when they teach you about dividing

                   (http://www.mathplayground.com/howto_fractions_decimals.html)           

 

            ii)Shodor: fraction to decimal

                   (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Converter)

 

            iii)Skillswise: game

                    (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/fractionsdecimals/game.shtml)

 

 

 

 


          b) fraction - percentage:

          i)National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: fraction - percentage

                   (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_160_g_1_t_1.html?open=activities)

 

          ii)Shodor

                   (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/PieChart)

 

          iii)Skillswise

                    (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/fractionspercentages/activity.shtml)

 

          iv)Skillswise: game

                    (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/fractionspercentages/game.shtml)

 

          v)Skillswise: visualization comparing fractions to percentages

                    (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/percentages/percentageparts/activity.shtml)

 

          vi) Woodlands: lots of great practice available here

          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/fractions/index.htm)

 

 

 

 

 

          c) Decimal - percentage:

 

          ii)Skillswise: game

                    (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/decimalspercentages/game.shtml)


          d) Putting it all together: ......fraction - decimal - percentage

          i)Math Playground

                   (http://www.mathplayground.com/percent04.html)

 

          ii)Skillswise: game

                    (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/comparingall3/game.shtml)

 

          i)bbc: Saloon Snap:..match fractions with decimals and percentages

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/saloonsnap.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

metric system

Lesson: SMART Technologies
(http://exchange.smarttech.com/search.html?q=metric&subject=Mathematics&grade=Grade+5
)

          a) 321know:explore the metric system

          (http://www.321know.com/mea.htm#topic50)

 

          b) aaamath:converting within the metric system

          (http://www.aaamath.com/mea69-metric-meter.html)

 

          c) funbrain:converting within the metric system

          ( http://www.funbrain.com/measure/)

 

          d) walter fendt :converting within the metric system

          (http://www.walter-fendt.de/m11e/conversion.htm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coordinates:

 

lesson: learn alberta (ordered pairs) guest > Grade 5 > mathematics > Lessons > Ordered Pairs

(http://www.learnalberta.ca/)

 

          a) Jenny Eather: learn about plotting dots on a coordinate plane using the x and y axis

          (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

 

        b) woodlands: choose from a variety of practice activities
          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/shape.htm#Coordinates)

 

          c) shodor: direct the robot through the mine field to hit the target or maze game
          (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/MazeGame/?version=1.5.0_11&browser=MSIE&vendor=Sun_Microsystems_Inc.)

 

          d) math.com: check this out if you would like a bit more depth to this subject

          (http://www.math.com/school/subject2/lessons/S2U4L1GL.html)

 

          e) funbrain: What's the Point?

          (http://www.funbrain.com/co/index.html)

 

          f) educationjlab: Top Quark Game

          (http://education.jlab.org/topquarkgame/index.html)

 

          e) lunar adventure: develop your skills by becoming an Asteroid Hunter...

         (http://www.learningplanet.com/act/lunar/index.asp)

 

          f) oswego: Billy Bug coordinate grid game

          (http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/BillyBug/bugcoord.html)

 

        g) Terragon: learn about the vocabulary

              (http://www.terragon.com/tkobrien/algebra/topics/orderdpairs/op.html)

 

        g) Fun Based learning: just how quickly can you identify the coodinate

              (http://funbasedlearning.com/algebra/graphing/points2/default.htm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decimals

        * lessons: Learn Alberta: Guest > grade 5> Mathematics > Math 5 Live > Lessons
          (http://www.learnalberta.ca)

          a) Learn Now BC: adding decimals

 

          b) 321know: choose how you will explore decimals
          (http://www.321know.com/dec.htm)

 

          c) nlvm: visually explore adding and subtracting decimals
          (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_264_g_2_t_1.html?from=applets/controller/query/query.htm?qt=decimals)

 

          d) MathSlice: choose a video lesson on decimals
          (http://www.mathplayground.com/mathvideos.html)
          

 

        e) Woodlands: explore decimals inrelationship to fractions and percentages
          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/fractions/index.htm#Percentages)

 

        f) HS Tutorials : explore decimals inrelationship to fractions and percentages
          (http://www.hstutorials.net/math/CAHSEE/EP_Decimals.htm)

 

        g) internet4classrooms:
        (
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/decimals_math_fifth_5th_grade.htm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division

       * lessons online:

                i) Learn Alberta:
                ii) Learn Now BC (choose grade > skill)
                iii) Cool Math
                iii) Math Playground (under Arithmetic)
                iv) School Wax ( 3 digit by 1 digit)
                v) Khan Academy (a series) (Division 1) (Division 2) (Division 3 ) (Division 4 )
                vi) homeschoolmath
                vii) discovery education
         


       Practice:
          a) MathSlice: choose worksheets to run off and help you practice 1, 2, 3, 4 digit division
          (http://www.mathslice.com/actionctl.php?actionid=504)

        b) internet4classrooms:
        (
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/multiplication_division_math_fifth_5th_grade.htm)

          c) Jenny Eather:
          (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

          d) 321know: including fractions and decimals
          (http://www.321know.com/div.htm)

          e) MathPlayground:
          (http://www.mathplayground.com/computation.html)

          f) 321know: dividing 3 digit numbers by a 1 digit number (you will need paper and a pencil)
          (http://www.321know.com/div41_x3.htm)

        g) Arcademic Skill Builders:
         (http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com)

 

        h) aaaknow: long division (3 digits by 1 digit) (grab a paper and pencil)
         (http://www.aaaknow.com/g41_dix2.htm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Estimating (also found at Rounding Off Numbers )


          a)
Math Playground: view a short video on rounding numbers
          (http://www.mathplayground.com/howto_round.html)

          b) Maths Dictionary: Go to 'round' and type in a number and this site will round it off to the nearest 10s or 100s.
          (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

          c) Funbrain: Choose from four levels of difficulty to practice rounding off numbers.
          (http://www.funbrain.com/tens/)

          d) 321know: Practice rounding numbers to nearest 10s, 100s, 1 000s, 10 000, 100 00, 10ths and 100ths
          (http://www.321know.com/est.htm)

          e) 321know:
          (http://www.321know.com/est.htm#topic1)

          f) bbc: practice rounding off numbers
          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/roundoff.html)

          g) Skillswise: This site offers you three worksheets you can run off and do for practice.
          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/wholenumbers/whatarenumbers/rounding/worksheet.shtml)

          h) MathSlice: choose worksheets to run off and help you practice
          (http://www.mathslice.com/actionctl.php?actionid=515)
     

           i) gamequarium: choose from a variety of activities
            (http://www.gamequarium.com/estimation.html)
    

           j) Shodor: type in estimating to find a few activities
            (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/)
    

           k) free training: practice while shooting down spaceships
            (
http://www.free-training-tutorial.com/rounding/rounding-spaceships.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equations

          a) Brain Pop: movie lesson
          (http://www.glencoe.com/sec/math/brainpops/00112036/00112036.html)

             b) internet4classrooms: order of operations
           (
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/order_operations_math_fifth_5th_grade.htm)
          c) coolmath:
          (http://www.coolmath.com/prealgebra/16-intro-to-solving-equations/index.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expanded Notation
          a) Jenny Eather:
          (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

          b) AAAKnow
          (http://www.aaaknow.com/plc21dx2.htm)

          c) Crickweb: create the expanded form for the standard form provided

          (http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/resources/flash.php?&file=Toolkit%20index2a)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fractions

         * lessons: Learn Alberta: Guest > grade 5> Mathematics > Math 5 Live > Lessons
          (http://www.learnalberta.ca)

            MathSlice: choose a video lesson to help you learn about fractions e.g. how to reduce fractions
             (http://www.mathplayground.com/mathvideos.html)
 

          a) Visualize Fractions: Use this site to explore many activities with fractions.
          (http://www.visualfractions.com/)

          b) NVLM: Scroll down to find numerous sites for visualizing fractions.
          (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/category_g_2_t_1.html)

          c) Fraction Bars : This site helps you visualize fractions using fraction bars.
          (http://arcytech.org/java/fractions/)

          d) Fraction Bars : Choose Fractions > fraction puzzle to visually compare fractions e.g equivalent fractions
          (http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html)

         e) MathSlice: choose worksheets to run off and help you practice +, -, X, ÷ fractions
          (http://www.mathslice.com/actionctl.php?actionid=506)

           f) Woodlands: choose from a variety of activities
          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/fractions/index.htm)

          g) Woodlands: explore fractions using a circle (explanations provided)
          (http://www.visualfractions.com/EnterCircle.html)

          h) 321know: (same as aaa.know) This is an excellent site for a 'drill and practice' approach to fractions.
          (http://www.aaaknow.com/fra.htm)

          i) MathPlayground:
          (http://www.mathplayground.com/computation.html)

          j) Arcademic Skill Builders:
         (http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com)

 

          k) homeschoolmath:
         (http://www.homeschoolmath.net/teaching/#fractions)

 

         l) learning media:
         (http://www.learningmedia.co.nz/staticactivities/online_activities/flitting_with_fractions/ )

 

         m) conceptuamath: visualize working with fractions
         (http://www.conceptuamath.com/fractions.html)

 

 

 

 

 

Geometry
          a)
Have Fun Teaching : this site provides a template for making a cube
          (http://www.havefunteaching.com/geometry.html)

          b) Learn Alberta: watch a lesson on Triangles or Polygons (guest > Grade 5 > Mathematics)
          (http://www.learnalberta.ca/)

 

          c) Harcourt Schools: vew a short interactive animation exploring nets

          (http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/mmath/mmath_dr_gee.html)

 

          d) math glossaries: check our some of these terms with one of the following....

             i) ronblond: check out what a polygon looks like
                (http://www.ronblond.com/MathGlossary) or

 

             ii) Jenny Eather : check out what a polygon looks like
               (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html) or

 

             ii) Harcourts : check out what a polygon looks like
               (http://www.harcourtschool.com/glossary/math2/index5.html)

 

          e) Skillswise: check out one of these five fact sheets about shapes
          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/2d_shapes/factsheet.shtml)

 

          f) nlvm: check out one of these many visualization links to explore 2D and 3D shapes
          (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/category_g_2_t_3.html)

 

          g) Hardin: play a game of Jeopardy to test yourself (right-click to advance slides)
          (http://www.hardin.k12.ky.us/res_techn/download/geometry5.ppt)

 

          h) nlvm: check out one of these many visualization links to explore 2D and 3D shapes
          (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/category_g_2_t_3.html)

 

          i) tessellations & tiling: explore using polygons for these activities
             i)
shodor: explore tessellating with the1st link and tiling with the 2nd

                (http://shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Tessellate/)

                (http://shodor.org/interactivate/activities/FloorTiles/)

 

             ii) nlvm: explore tessellating or tiling

                (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_163_g_3_t_3.html)

 

             iii) woodlands: explore tessellating or tiling by going to Geometry > 2D

                (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/shape.htm#Tessellations)

 

          j) woodlands: practice working with 2D and 3D shapes
          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/shape.htm#Shapes)

 

         k) sadlier-oxford: explore nets
          (http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/math/enrichment/gr4/EN0411b/EN0411b.htm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graphing

          i) internet4classrooms: choose from a variety of activities
          (http://
www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/graphing_coordinate_plane_math_fifth_5th_grade.htm)

          ii) MrNussbaum: explore many types of graphs
          (
http://www.mrnussbaum.com/coolgraphing.htm)

          iii) nces kids zone: create a variety of different types of graphs
          (
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph)

          iv) coolmath:coordinatees, plotting points
          (
http://www.coolmath.com/prealgebra/17-intro-to-graphing/index.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Measurement

woodlands: choose to practice time, money, reading scales, measurement, capacity, angles, area and perimeter or weight
(http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/measures.htm)

a) Perimeter

          What is perimeter? Go to ronblond to 'see' how we find perimeter the perimeter of a closed shape.
          (http://www.ronblond.com/MathGlossary)

             Khan Academy Lessons (see full list on the left hand side of the page)


          i) Shodor: Explore different perimeters
          (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/PerimeterExplorer/)

          ii) woodlands:
          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/measures.htm#Area)

          iii) nlvm: use a geoboard to explore perimeter
          (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_172_g_2_t_3.html?open=activities)

          iv) Jenny Eather: use a geoboard to explore perimeter
          (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

          v) internet4classrooms: choose from a variety of activities
          (
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/measurement_time_math_fifth_5th_grade.htm)

 

 

 

b) Area
          i) Shodor: Explore different areas
          (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/AreaExplorer/)

          ii) 321 Know: Practice finding the area (in inches and feet)
          (http://www.321know.com/grade5.htm#topic181)

          iii) Jenny Eather: Practice find the area of square, rectangles, triangles and even circles.
         
(http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

          iv)woodlands:
         
(http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/measures.htm#Area)

          v) Ronblond: Explore area... as the shape changes so does the equation. You can also work with decimals.
         
(http://www.ronblond.com/MathGlossary/)

          vi) internet4classrooms: choose from a variety of activities
          (
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/measurement_time_math_fifth_5th_grade.htm)

http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/vol1/area_rectangle.html

    

 

     

c) Volume
          i) Shodor: Explore different volumes.
          (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/SurfaceAreaAndVolume/)

          ii) 321 Know: Practice finding the volume of rectangular prisms.
          (http://www.321know.com/g5_79_x3.htm)

          iii) Jenny Eather: Practice finding the volume of rectangular prisms.
         
(http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

          iv) Ronblond: Watch as a rectangular prism is filled with cubes.
         
(http://www.ronblond.com/MathGlossary/)

 

 

 

d) Capacity


 i) 321know: practice converting between capacity units eg. 1 L = mL

  (http://www.321know.com/g511_mx2.htm
)

          ii) National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: practice estimating capacity and volume
          (
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_275_g_3_t_4.html?from=topic_t_4.html)

          iii) Woodlands: offers a couple of practice sites
          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/measures.htm#Capacity)

          iv) internet4classrooms: choose from a variety of activities
          (
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skill_builders/measurement_time_math_fifth_5th_grade.htm)

 

 

 

 

e) angles
          i) Woodlands:

          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/shape.htm#Angles)

          ii) Shodor:
          (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/angles/?version=1.5.0_11&browser=MSIE&vendor=Sun_Microsystems_Inc.)

          iii) Learn Alberta : watch a lesson while practicing
          (http://www.learnalberta.ca/Launch.aspx?content=%2fcontent%2fmesg%2fhtml%2fmath6web%2fmath6shell.html)

          iv) internet4classrooms:
          (
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Angles/)

Mental Math

       Associative Property:

                view a short movie and then do a quiz

          Commutative Property
                view a short movie and then do a quiz

          Distributive Property:

                view a short movie and then do a quiz

                view a lesson
                cut-the-knot practice by cutting an area different ways


          a) Games: practice mental math for multiplication
          (http://oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/mathmagician/maths1.html)

          b) Skillswise: practice mental math for multiplication
          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/wholenumbers/multiplication/timestables/game.shtml)

          c) Sum Sense: give your brain a good work out using your multiplication facts to solve division facts
          (http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/SumSense/sumdiv.html)

          d) Woodlands: Try your skill in a variety of different ways.
          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/wordproblems/index.html)

          e) mrnussbaum: Estimation Valley Golf: choose your character before playing
          (http://www.mrnussbaum.com/estimationvalley.htm)

          f) Visualize some of the strategies
             i) distributive property
                a) cut-the-knot
                   (http://www.cut-the-knot.org/Curriculum/Arithmetic/DistributiveLaw.shtml)

                b) Jenny Eather
                   (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html
)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Money
          a) Change Maker : choose Canada for Canadian currency
          (http://www.funbrain.com/cashreg/index.html)

          b) Counting Money: Although this uses American coins, the activity provides simple and effective practice.
          (http://www.hbschool.com/activity/counting_money/)

          c) Lemonade Stand: Make as much money as you can after opening your new business, a lemonade stand.
          (http://www.coolmath-games.com/lemonade/)
         

          d) Math at the Mall: Find exact change, calculate interest and more while shopping at a virtual mall.
          (http://www.mathplayground.com/mathatthemall1.html)

          e) Money Instructor: Find concrete and interactive ways to learn and practice counting and making change.
          (http://www.moneyinstructor.com/games.asp)

          f) US Mint for Kids : There are a variety of activities and ideas on this site.
          (http://www.usmint.gov/kids/)

          g) Young Investors: You will find ideas for investing, earning and planning for many age groups.
          (http://www.younginvestor.com/kids/)

          h) Fun Brain: Practice making change. You can choose Canadian currency.
          (http://www.funbrain.com/cashreg/index.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multiplication (also see Math Facts for a large list of online practice)      

* lessons online:

                i) Learn Alberta:
                ii) Learn Now BC
                iii) Cool Math (how multiplication works)
                iv) Brain Pop
                v) Khan Academy (a series) (Basic ) (Mult. 2) (Mult. 3 ) (Mult. 4 ) (2digit by 2digit ) (many examples)
                vi) homeschoolmath
                vii) discovery education


          a) soft schools: choose your practice activity
          (http://www.softschools.com/math/multiplication)

          b) MathSlice: choose worksheets to run off and help you practice 1, 2, 3, 4 digit multiplication
          (http://www.mathslice.com/actionctl.php?actionid=503)

          c) Skills Wise: choose mental multiplication, written methods, or problem solving
         
(http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/wholenumbers)

          d) Math Playground: choose from a variety of levels
         
(http://www.mathplayground.com/computation.html)

          e) Arcademic Skill Builders:
         (http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com)

          f) 321know: Practice solving questions in your head!
          (http://www.321know.com/g5_310x3.htm)

          g) Ronblond:
          (http://www.ronblond.com/MathGlossary/)

          h) NLVM:
          (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/applets/controller/query/query.htm?qt=multiplication)

          i) woodlands:
          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/timestable/index.html)

          j) harcourtschool: find where a specific product belongs in a multiplication table
          (http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/mult/mult.html

          k) dositey: practice multiplying 2 digit by 1 digit
          (http://www.dositey.com/muldiv/mul1ss5.htm)

          l) multiplication: lots of interactive practice
          (http://www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm)

          m) decimals: practice multiplying decimals
          (http://www.aaamath.com/dec.html#topic15)

          n) math.com: solve and check multiplying decimals
          (http://www.math.com/school/subject1/practice/S1U1L5/S1U1L5Pract.html)

          o) hb meyer: solve and check multiplying decimals (choose computer posed problem)
          (http://www.hbmeyer.de/rechnen/demu06en.htm)

 

 

 

 

Number Line
          a) funbrain: choose your level (negative numbers are available)
          (http://www.funbrain.com/linejump/index.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Numbers: Reading and Writing
          a) aaaknow: naming a specific place value in a seven digit number
          (http://www.aaaknow.com/plc41ax2.htm)

         
          b) 321know: write numbers for specific place values
          (http://www.321know.com/g6_31_x1.htm)
         
          c)321know: comparing seven digit numbers (millions)
          (http://www.321know.com/g8_41bx1.htm)

          d) Crickweb: show the expanded form for the number provided
          (http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/resources/flash.php?&file=Toolkit%20index2a)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number Words
          a)
ixl :

          (http://www.ixl.com/math/practice/grade-5-word-names-for-numbers)
         
          b) 321know: Find the number words for the standard form.
          (http://www.321know.com/nam14ax2.htm)
         
          c) 321know: Find the standard form for the number words.
          (http://www.321know.com/nam14bx2.htm)

 

 

 

 

Ordering Numbers
         
          a) 321know: Practice ordering three digit numbers.
          (http://www.321know.com/cmp22cx2.htm)

          b) MathSlice: choose worksheets to run off and help you practice sequencing 1, 2, 3, 4 digit numbers
          (http://www.mathslice.com/actionctl.php?actionid=517)

          c) bbc: ladder game: sort the bricks from smallest to largest (decimals included)

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/laddergame.html)

 

 

 

Order of Operations
         
          a) learn Alberta: Practice
          (http://www.learnalberta.ca
/content/mejhm/index.html?l=0&ID1=AB.MATH.JR.NUMB&ID2=AB.MATH.JR.NUMB.INTE&lesson=html/object_interactives/order_of_operations/use_it.html)

        

Ordered Pairs
         
           a) Learn Alberta: Lesson
           (
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/index.html?page=lessons&lesson=m6lessonshell18.swf)

           b) Mathwarehouse: explore plotting ordered pairs on a quadrant
          (www.mathwarehouse.com/ordered-pairs/interactive-ordereded-pairs.html)

             c) Shodor: play around with plotting ordered pairs on a quadrant (uses decimals)
           (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/OrderedSimplePlot)

             d) Shodor: choose cooridinates, 'plot', check
           (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/GeneralCoordinates)

             e) Oswego: play a game plotting ordered pairs on a quadrant (feed the bug)
           (http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/billybug2/bug2.html)

             f) hotmath: play another game plotting ordered pairs on a quadrant (catch the fly)
           (http://hotmath.com/hotmath_help/games/ctf/ctf_hotmath.swf)

 

 

 

 

 

Patterns

 

          1st Watch a short video clip explaining 'patterns'

        (http://pilot4.skoolwax.com/m5_u2_animation.php)

 

 

          a) Visual Patterns:

          i) Jenny Eather: see Patterns

          (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

 

          ii) Pattern Generator: Start with level 1and work your way up.

          (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/PatternGenerator)

 

          iii) Crazy Pattern Machine : choose the missing pattern piece

          (http://funschool.kaboose.com/preschool/learn-abcs/games/game_crazy_pattern_machine_the.html?trnstl=1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          b) Number Patterns: see Patterns > patterns and sequences

             i ) Jenny Eather

             (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

 

             ii) 321know: Find the missing number.

             (http://www.321know.com/patran3.htm)

 

             iii) MathSlice: choose worksheets to run off and help you practice

             (http://www.mathslice.com/actionctl.php?actionid=516)

 

             iv) *mathonline: figure out the pattern in order to find the number under the blob
          (http://www.mathsonline.co.uk/nonmembers/gamesroom/grids/blobkid.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          c) Growth Patterns

          i ) Learn Alberta: You will find both a lesson and an activity sheet.

          (www.learnalberta.ca)

 

          ii) Shodor: Use this site to explore growth patterns (and decreasing patterns).

          (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Chairs/)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          d) Functions

          i ) Whole Number Cruncher Try to guess what the Number Cruncher did from the output it generates.

          (http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/WholeNumberCruncher/)

 

          ii) National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: Drag each # into the function machine and look for the pattern.

          (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_191_g_3_t_1.html)

 

          iii) Building With Functions: practice by constucting a building

          (http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/amy/algebra/5-6/activities/build/build.html)

 

 

 

          e) Mixture: These site mix two or more of the above patterns

          i ) pbskids Identify the shape, number, and colour pattern

          (http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/webisode_1/web_3game.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percentage

          a) hellam: Percentage Estimation : watch our number system scoll through the place values

          (http://www.hellam.net/maths2000/percent1.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Place Value

          a) math.com: watch our number system scoll through the place values

          (http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U1L1GL.html#sm2)

 

          b) 321know: Go to "Click For Place Value Illustration"

          (http://www.321know.com/plc12ex2.htm#section1)

 

          c) 321know: Practice Identifying Place Value:

          (http://www.aaaknow.com/plc41ax3.htm)


          d) Funbrain: Choose from four levels of difficulty to practice identifying the correct place value.
          (http://www.funbrain.com/tens/)


          e) Woodlands: A great site offering lots of terrific practice
          (http://www.funbrain.com/tens/)

 

          f) National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: watch how our place value system works e.g. regrouping
          (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_264_g_2_t_1.html)

 

          g) Jenny Eather :

          (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

 

          h) math.com: Watch our number system cycle through the place value positions starting at 0.

          (http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U1L1GL.html#sm2)

 

          i) woodlands: choose from a variety of activities to practice place value and 100 square

          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/interactive/numbers.htm)

 

          j) funschool kaboose: help build a frog palace

          (http://funschool.kaboose.com/formula-fusion/games/game_frog_palace.html?g=frog_ds2)

 

          k) bbc: ladder game: sort the bricks from smallest to largest (decimals included)

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/laddergame.html

 

          l) Crickweb: create the expanded form for the standard form provided

          (http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/resources/flash.php?&file=Toolkit%20index2a)

 

          m) gamequarium:

          (http://www.gamequarium.com/placevalue.html)

 

          n) free-training:

          (http://www.free-training-tutorial.com/place-value-games.html)

 

          o) ixl :

          (http://www.ixl.com/math/practice/grade-5-place-values)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Powers and Square Roots

          a) funschool kaboose: Martian Math, solve questions to help the aliens repair their ship

          (http://funschool.kaboose.com/formula-fusion/games/game_martian_math.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primes, Fractors, Multiples practice

          a) Math Playground: watch a short video on 'what is a prime number' (and what is a factor?)

          (http://www.mathplayground.com/howto_primenumbers.html)

 

          b) Factor Game:

          (http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=12)

 

          c) Factors Search:

           (http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/mult/mult.html)

 

          d) Find those Multiples:

           (http://www.tki.org.nz/r/wick_ed/maths/interactives_matrix.php)

 

          e) Factors & Multiples Game:

          (http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=29)

 

          f) Factors, Multiples, Primes Game:

           (http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/gridgame.html)

 

          g) Brain Pop: a free lesson on prime fractorization

           (http://www.brainpop.com/math/problemsolving/primefactorization/)

 

          g) math: a text baased lesson on factors and multiples

           (http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U3L1GL.html)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Probability

          a) Learn Alberta: watch a lesson (guest > Grade 5 > Mathematics)
          (http://www.learnalberta.ca/)

 

          b) nlvm: change a spinner to explore probability

(http://nlvm.usu.edu/en?nav/frames_asid_186_g_2_t_5.html?open=activities&from=category_g_2_t_5.html)

 

          c) bbc: practice probability while playing a game
          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/fish.html)

 

          d) Skillswise: another game to play while practicing probability
          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/handlingdata/probability/game.shtml)

 

          e) argyll: explore theoretical versus experimental probability
          (http://staff.argyll.epsb.ca/jreed/math8/strand4/4203.htm)

 

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


         

Problem Solving Strategies
          a) Math Stories: check out problems to practice
          (http://www.mathstories.com/strategies.htm)

          b) How to Study:
          (http://www.how-to-study.com/Solving%20Math%20Word%20Problems.htm)

          c) Think Quest: This site offers a variety of strategies. You can also try them out online.
          (http://library.thinkquest.org/4471/learn.htm)

          d) Woodlands: move all of the rings to the ring at the far right
          (http://woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Games/lengame/tower.html)

          e) Googolpower: another version of the game above
          (http://www.googolpower.com/content/games/tower-of-hanoi/)         

          f) *mathonline: this is a great site...your need to figure out the pattern in order to find the number under the blob
          (http://www.mathsonline.co.uk/nonmembers/gamesroom/grids/blobkid.html)

          g) hellam: The Frog Puzzle: another version of the game above
          (http://www.hellam.net/maths2000/frogs.html)

          h) superkids: Battleship: another version of the game above
          (http://www.superkids.com/aweb/tools/logic/bship/

          i) superkids: Classic Game of Dots : another version of the game above
          (http://www.superkids.com/aweb/tools/logic/dots/)

          j) fundbrain: order of operations
          (http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/alg.cgi?A1=s&A2=3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Problem Solving: high level thinking

          a) nrich: math enrichment from the University of Cambridge
          (http://nrich.maths.org/public/)

          b) Real World Math: Google Earth: math enrichment from the University of Cambridge
          (http://www.realworldmath.org/Real_World_Math/RealWorldMath.org.html)

 

 

 

Problem Solving Strategies
          a) Math Stories: check out problems to practice
          (http://www.mathstories.com/strategies.htm)

          b) How to Study:
          (http://www.how-to-study.com/Solving%20Math%20Word%20Problems.htm)

          c) Think Quest: This site offers a variety of strategies. You can also try them out online.
          (http://library.thinkquest.org/4471/learn.htm)

          d) Woodlands: move all of the rings to the ring at the far right
          (http://woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Games/lengame/tower.html)

          e) Thinkquest: work (while being guided) through all 30 word problems
          (http://library.thinkquest.org/4471/problems.htm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Rounding Off Numbers (test yourself)
          a)
Math Playground: view a short video on rounding numbers
          (http://www.mathplayground.com/howto_round.html)

          b) Maths Dictionary: Go to 'round' and type in a number and this site will round it off to the nearest 10s or 100s.
          (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

          c) Funbrain: Choose from four levels of difficulty to practice rounding off numbers.
          (http://www.funbrain.com/tens/)

          d) 321know: Practice rounding numbers to nearest 10s, 100s, 1 000s, 10 000, 100 00, 10ths and 100ths
          (http://www.321know.com/est.htm)

          e) bbc: practice rounding off numbers
          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/roundoff.html)

          f) Skillswise: This site offers you three worksheets you can run off and do for practice.
          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/wholenumbers/whatarenumbers/rounding/worksheet.shtml)

          h) MathSlice: choose worksheets to run off and help you practice
          (http://www.mathslice.com/actionctl.php?actionid=515)
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientific Notation

          a) 321know:
          (http://www.321know.com/grade7.htm#topic221)

 

Shapes: (see geometry)

 

 

 

 

 

Subtraction

 

          a) regrouping:

          i) National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: shows the regrouping visually

                   (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_155_g_2_t_1.html?from=category_g_2_t_1.html)

 

          b) MathSlice: choose a video lesson to help you learn about subtraction
          (http://www.mathplayground.com/mathvideos.html)
 

 

          c) SchoolWaxtv: another short video lesson to help you learn about subtraction
          (http://schoolwaxtv.com/node/168)

 

        d) Arcademic Skill Builders:
        (http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time

          a) English 4 kids:
          (http://www.english-4kids.com/kidsvideos/beginnervideos/time/time.html)

          b)abcnet: match analogue with digital time displays
          (http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/games/game10.htm)

         c) harcourtschool: matching
          (http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/willy/willy.html)

         d) time-for-time: hide the digital time, read the clock, show the time to check
          (http://www.time-for-time.com/swf/myclox.swf)

         e) goodsitesforkids: many links to explore to help you learn to tell time
          (http://www.goodsitesforkids.com/MathandTellingTime.htm#time)

         f) time-for-time: read the current time using an analog clock and thencheck using the digital display
          (http://www.time-for-time.com/swf/myclox.swf)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transformations

          a) Learn Alberta: view a lesson...guest > Grade 5 > Mathematics > Math 5 Live  (Slides, Flips and Turns)
          (http://www.learnalberta.ca)
         
          b)
Woodlands: have a closer look at symmetry
          (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/shape.htm#Symmetry)

          c) Jenny Eather: check out the difference between a flip, slide, and a turn
          (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

          d) National Library of Virtual Manipulations: explore specific transformations and then all of them together
              i) Reflection
              (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_297_g_2_t_3.html?open=activities&from=category_g_2_t_3.html)

              ii) Rotation
              (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_299_g_2_t_3.html?open=activities&from=category_g_2_t_3.html)

              iii) Translation
              (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_301_g_2_t_3.html?open=activities&from=category_g_2_t_3.html)

              iv) All Together
              (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_294_g_2_t_3.html?open=activities&from=category_g_2_t_3.html
)

 

              v) Symmetry: watch a lesson
              (http://www.linkslearning.org/Kids/1_Math/2_Illustrated_Lessons/4_Line_Symmetry/index.html)

              vi) Symmetry: It is all around you! Explore symmetry through many links.
              (http://www.adrianbruce.com/Symmetry)

 

 

 

 

Activities For Practice

 

1) Amy's Electronic Classroom (Teams) You will find many activities on this site. Choose the topic and grade level and click. On the right-hand side of the page, you will see " Student Interaction Activities". Choose an activity. From this page, you may go to activities on Algebra, Geometry, or Number Concepts.

       (http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/amy/amy.html)

 

2) Math Facts, a page designed specifically for students. It provides links for specific skill development and is part of this webpage series.

       (http://www.sd91.bc.ca/frenchj/Students/Math%20Facts.html)

 

3) Variety of skill developing Games

       (http://www.googolpower.com/content/free-learning-resources/games)

 

4) Worksheets Check this site out if you want to make up some worksheets for extra practice.

       (http://www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/basic-operations-worksheets.php)

 

       other sites

a) Lesson Corner : This is very easy to use!

  (http://www.lessoncorner.com/worksheets)

 

b) kidzone: Basic Math Facts

(http://www.kidzone.ws/math/basicfacts.htm)

 

c) math worksheetsite: this is an on-line math worksheet generator

(http://themathworksheetsite.com)

 

d) math-drills: site has an impressive variety printable worksheets with answer keys

http://www.math-drills.com/

 

e) kidzone: math games and printable worksheets

(http://www.kidzone.ws/math/index.htm)

 

 

 

5) Flash Card Facts Several links available here.

       (http://classroom.jc-schools.net/basic/math-flash.html)

 

*flash cards: my own two sided cards (questions + answer) for facts 1 - 12

(http://www.sd91.bc.ca/frenchj/Students/practicesheets/math_flashcards.rtf)

 

6) Multiplication Tables: You will find a multiplication table grid that  you can copy out, and you will find a list hints to use for remembering your facts. If you want to go beyond the basic 0 - 12 math facts, check out this link SOS Math

       (http://www.mathsisfun.com/tables.html)

 

7) 321know: On this page you will find links to math activities organized by grade and concepts. For example, you may be in grade five wanting extra help with Place Value. You also have the opportunity to practice and play with these concepts.
(http://www.321know.com)

 

8) Orange Elementary: This is an amazing site that lets you choose activities based on grade or specific skill area. I contains links to short movies in various subject areas (math, science, language arts), calculators, math challenges, a class jeopardy game, manipulative tools  and so much more. (factors & multiples)

(http://www.orange-elem.org/170grant.php)

 

9) math.com: This is a math site providing practice, tutoring steps, calculators, and games to help strengthen skills.
(http://www.math.com/)

10) Fact Monster: This site is hosted by Pearson and has a good selection of information of several concepts.

(http://www.factmonster.com/mathmoney.html)

11) Math is Fun: There are a variety of math activities on this site (worksheets, tables, puzzles)
(http://www.mathsisfun.com/)

12)  Learn Alberta:*** This is an excellent resource! The Alberta government provides many short video-clip lessons on a variety of subject areas, including math. Enter as a guest, choose your grade level, and then when the 'lessons' button can be seen, click on it so that you can choose the topic you want.
(www.learnalberta.ca)

13) mathplayground: This site provides a collection of math game e.g. angles, perimeters & area, fractions
(http://www.mathplayground.com)

14) mathslice: This is another site that provides a great collection of math practice activities.
(http://www.mathslice.com)

15) SumSense: Division: This site gives you three whole numbers to arrange into a division equation. You can change the number of question and the length of time you have to complete the set. Go ahead, challenge yourself!
(http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/SumSense/sumdiv.html)

16) Clovis Unified School District (CUSD): This “Online Math Lab” links to other online tools and provides visualization for basic math, fractions, decimals, and percents. (I) These pages provide links to practice (Basic Math Practice), (Fractions), (Decimals), (Percent)
(http://www.cusd.com/calonline/mathlab)

17) Woodlands:(Thank you Emily H for this site)
(http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/index.html)

18) Skillswise: this is a UK site (home is bbc above) has some very good activities for whole numbers, measurement, fractions, decimals, percentages, and data

(http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/wholenumbers)

....content: a complete list of their skillswise content (including language skills)

(http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/help/using/a-z.shtml)

 

19) Jeopardy (aimed at grade 5 vocabulary)

(http://www.sd91.bc.ca/frenchj/Students/Jeopardy_Math5_1.ppt)

 

21) Grade Practice: There are several interactive math practice links organized into grade groups.

          (http://www.nelson.com/mathfocus/mathactivities.html)


22) Pilot: tutotial using a graphic calcular

          (http://www.pilotmath.com/jellyofthemonth/graphing/)

 

23) Practice:

          (http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interact-math.htm)


24) Internet 4 Classrooms: lots of practice for specific skills

          (http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_1st.htm)

25) Adrian Bruce : lots of activities for many skills

          (http://www.adrianbruce.com/maths/index.htm)

26) goodsitesforkids: many links to explore
          (http://www.goodsitesforkids.com/MathandTellingTime.htm#time)

27) BBC math games : many links to explore
          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/gameswheel.html)

28) mason.gmu: many links to explore
          (http://mason.gmu.edu/~mmankus/Handson/manipulatives.htm)

29) learning today:
          (http://www.learningtoday.com/corporate/maths-games.asp)

 

 

 

References

1)  tables        

2) glossaries:

a) Harcourts School: Choose your grade. The words are listed in alphabetical order.

(http://www.harcourtschool.com/glossary/math2/index5.html)


b) math.com

(http://www.math.com/school/glossary/defblank.html)


c) Cut-the-Knot

(http://www.cut-the-knot.org/glossary/atop.shtml)


d) Enchanted Learning: this is an illustrated math glossary

(http://www.allaboutspace.com/math/glossary/A.shtml)

 

e) Jenny Eather

             (http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html)

 

 


2) conversions:
World Wide Metric is a quick tool to use for converting between systems.

(http://www.worldwidemetric.com/Measurements.html)

 

 

Games for practice:

1) Funbrain This site lists numerous games to help you practice your math skills. For instance, Line Jumper is a game you can use to practice using a numberline including negative numbers.

(http://www.funbrain.com/teachers/grade_46.html)

2) Math for Everyone this site is packed with practice activities

(http://www.netrox.net/~labush/math.htm)

 

3) Math Facts: This takes you to my page with links to develop specific skills (same as the one listed above).

       (http://www.sd91.bc.ca/frenchj/Students/Math%20Facts.html)

 

 

Classroom materials

a) Vocabulary

 

b)  Review Sheets: These are designed in a similar way to our weekly quizzes and can be a helpful study aid.

 

c)  Math Quizzes 2006-2007: Review earlier quizzes to help you prepare for upcoming quizzes or just to review the material.

 

d) Mini Math Lessons
......addition with regrouping
......subtraction with regrouping

......decimals

......multiplication using arrays and step-by-step

......multiplying decimals

......patterns

......probability

......symmetry

 

e) math games: using cards, dice

 

f) need more math links, go to Kathy Schrock's list

 

g) Math Magic

 

      Pi
      i) What is Pi?

        (http://www.safeshare.tv/v/9G0vGQ92k00)


       ii) The Pi Song
or http://pi.ytmnd.com

        (http://www.safeshare.tv/v/VqpWETqoD5Q)


       ii) The Pi Page

        (http://oldweb.cecm.sfu.ca/pi/)

 

      Miscellaneous
      i) Animated Knots for Scouts

        (http://www.42ndbrighton.org.uk/?page=knots)


      ii) Moebius Strip

        (http://www.youtube.com/swf/l.swf?video_id=4bcm-kPIuHE&rel=1&eurl=&iurl=http%)


      iii) Fortune Teller

        (http://britton.disted.camosun.bc.ca/cootiecatcher/cootiecatcher.htm)


      iv)Donald in MathMagic Land

        ( http://www.safeshare.tv/v/fks_6d1prC8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Studies

                                           animated globe

 

World Book Encyclopdia: our School District  #91 has access to this site online. It is also available for school district families. Please contact your school administrator or email me at frenchj@mail.sd91.bc.ca for our district ID name and password.              

World Information

 

1) The World FactBook: This site is maintained by the CIA in the United States of America. You will find a wealth of information available on a variety of topics: maps, notes and definitions, history facts, world flags and more.
(https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html)

2) inforplease is another site providing numerous links to fascinating information about our world: countries, statistics, disasters, geography, international relations and more.
(http://www.infoplease.com/world.html)

 

3) maps: look here for a current map of the world

(http://images.google.ca/images?gbv=2&svnum=10&hl=en&q=maps+of+the+world&btnG=Search+Images)

 

 


Canadian Information

 

animated flag

 

Access.ca: a wonderful resource to help you with your homework!
(http://access.ca/home.html)

 

Kids Click: you find many Canadian related links here
(http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?keywords=Canadian+&searchtype=all)

Canadian Facts (http://www.educ)ationcanada.com/facts/

 

1) Canadian encyclopedia, museums ......................

a) The Canadian Encyclopedia   
(http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=HomePage&Params=A1)

b) Virtual Museum of Canada
(http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/English/index_flashFT.html)

c) The Canadian Museum of Civilization
(http://www.civilization.ca/indexe.asp)

d) CBC Digital Archives
(http://archives.cbc.ca/)

 

 

 

2) maps

a) Discover Canada: This is a Natural Resources Canada website that provides a wealth of specific informational maps.

(http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/maps/reference/outlinecanada)


b) Discover Canada Map Archives: You will find over 900 maps. They include archived (collected) maps on topics such as weather,  population from 1851 to 1921, economic regions, and international trade.

(http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/maps/archives#4thedition)


c) travelblog: this site provides a map of Canada as well as current information on such topics as geography, government, economy, communications, transportation and military.

(http://www.travelblog.org/World/ca-map.html)


d) relief map: you will find relief maps for each province at this site.

(http://www.canadainfolink.ca/physical.htm#relief)


e) information: this site provides a variety of information about Canada: e.g. provinces, flags, inventions, Fathers of Confederation, quizzes, facts, symbols, anthems, Prime Ministers.

(http://canada4life.ca/)


f) Maps of Canada: there  is a political map and a relief map on this page

(http://www.thecanadapage.org/Maps.htm)


g) Google Earth  Check out the earth from digital satellite photos. You can zoom towards earth.
 (http://earth.google.com/)

 

h) Google Maps: You will find a variety of Canadian maps on this site.

(http://images.google.ca/images?hl=en&q=maps+of+Canada&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2)

 

h) National Geographic Maps: maps made for copying and printing

(http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/)

 

 


3)  landscapes

Canada's Physical Makeup: this link shows a visual of the percentage of land types in Canada.
Pick a Region: this is a very interesting site. You are able to pick your physiographic region and view pictures of the landscape that you have chosen.

 

Natural Resources Canada

 

Natural Resources Canada

Canadian Renewable Energy: check out our renewable resources for energy

(http://canren.gc.ca/default_en.asp)

 

 

Get 2 Know Canada

(http://www.get2knowcanada.ca/)

 

Canadian Landscapes: search for pictures of our Canadian Landscapes

(http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/landscapes/index_e.php)


a) Canadian Shield

Canadian Shield

(http://talmud.epsb.ca/regions/north/lz/csi/csi.html)


The Canadian Shield

(http://www.get2knowcanada.ca/region_cs.htm)

                                                                        

Google Images

(http://images.google.ca/images?q=Canadian+Shield&hl=en&btnG=Search+Images)

 

b) farmland

Pictures of Farmland

(http://www.dramainnature.com/picture_canadianfarmland_limerick.htm)


Grassland Farming: this is an American site but has some useful information

(http://www.grassfarmer.com/)

 

Google Images

(http://images.google.ca/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=Canadian+Farmland&btnG=Search)

 

c) islands

Sea Islands

(http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/learningresources/facts/islands.html)

                                                                        

Google Images

(http://images.google.ca/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=Canadian+Islands&btnG=Search)

 

d) mountains

Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia

(http://bivouac.com/)


Canadian Geology and Geography

(http://www.canadianbiodiversity.mcgill.ca/english/ecozones/physical.htm)

                                                                        

Google Images

(http://images.google.ca/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=Canadian+mountains&btnG=Search)


e) plains

Interior Plains

(http://www.cssd.ab.ca/tech/social/gr5/InteriorPlains.htm)


The Interior Plains

(http://www.get2knowcanada.ca/region_plains.htm)

                                                                        

Google Images

(http://images.google.ca/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=Canadian+Interior+Plains&btnG=Search)

 


f) prairies

Environment Canada

(http://www.thayerbirding.com/OB_CanadaPrairie.htm)


Canadian Prairies

(http://www.thayerbirding.com/OB_CanadaPrairie.htm)

                                                                        

Google Images

(http://images.google.ca/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=Canadian+Prairies&btnG=Search)


g) tundra

Tundra

(http://www.eagle.ca/~matink/themes/Biomes/tundra.html)


The North

(http://www.get2knowcanada.ca/region_north.htm)

                                                                        

Google Images

(http://images.google.ca/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=Canadian+Tundra&btnG=Search)

 

A Journey: check out related links and photos from a journey one teacher made to the arctic

(http://www.sd61.bc.ca/ctbi/)


h) wetlands

Natural Resources Canada

(http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/learningresources/theme_modules/wetlands/index.html)


Ducks Unlimited Canada

(http://www.ducks.ca/resource/students/index.html)

                                                                        

Google Images

(http://images.google.ca/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=Canadian+Wetlands&btnG=Search)

 

4)  people

 

a) artists

i) Group of Seven

(http://www.groupofsevenart.com/)

ii) Emily Carr
(http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/carr_emily.html)

 

iii) Doris McCarthy Choose a Canadian artist to explore

(http://www.artists4kids.com/home.php)

 

i) artists4kids Choose a Canadian artist to explore

(http://www.artists4kids.com/home.php)

 

b) heroes

 

c) inventors

 

 

 

5)  history

a) General History or Canada

      i) Brief History 1700 to 1799

      (http://www3.sympatico.ca/goweezer/canada/can1700.htm)

 

      ii) The History of Canada

      (http://www.linksnorth.com/canada-history)

 

      iii) BC Archives Time Machine

      (http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/timemach/main.htm)

b) Local History

      i) Nechako Chronical 1928-1884: Vanderhoof, Bill Siver's collection

      (http://209.121.66.68/NCSearch_form.html)

 

 

       c) First Peoples

i) First Nations & Inuit

(http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/homework_help/first_nations/index.cfm)

 

ii) Canada's First Peoples

(http://goldiproductions.com/first_peoples/fp2_overview.html)


iii) Story of Little Mouse Sister

(http://www.sd79.bc.ca/programs/abed/ACIP/english_lessons_index.html)

 

iv) Flooding of the Bering Land Bridge

(http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/parcs/atlas/beringia/lbridge.html)


v)
*** Can Teach: Explore the many links about our First Peoples.

(http://www.civilization.ca/aborig/fp/fpindexe.html)


vi) tis Nation

(http://www.telusplanet.net/public/dgarneau/metis.htm)


vii) Snow Travel:
Read about our the early peoples adapted to winter travel.

(http://www.civilization.ca/educat/oracle/modules/iandyck/page01_e.html)


viii) First Nations Seeker: Check out the location of our Canadian First Nations grouped by their language.

(http://www.firstnationsseeker.ca/)

 

ix) First Peoples of Canada

(http://www.civilization.ca/aborig/fp/fpint01e.html)

 

x) Aboriginal Canadian Portal: Check out these links chosen specifically for kids.

(http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/site.nsf/en/ao04607.html)

 

xi)Wikipedia

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Canada)

 

xii) BC 150 years: Listen to a recording of Bill Reid as he talks about totem carvers.

(http://www.cbc.ca/bc/features/150)

 

xiii) BC Archives : First Nations in BC.

(http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/timemach/galler07/frames/index.htm)

 

xiv) Aboriginal Youth Identity Series : These links focus on spirituality.

(http://www.edukits.ca/aboriginal/spirituality/index.htm)

 

       xv) Time Immemorides: a wonderful site for exploring a journey into the past

       (http://www.sfu.museum/time)

 

 

 

 

 

d) The French

i) Civilization

(http://www.civilization.ca/vmnf/explor/explcd_e.html)

 

ii) google images

(http://images.google.ca/images?hl=en&q=early+French+Canada+&cr=countryCA&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi)

 

 

iii) Wikipedia

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Canada#New_France_.28Nouvelle-France.29_1604-1763)

 

iv) video: Canada: A People's History

(http://video.google.ca/videoplay?docid=7975799710877831535&q=early+French+Canada&total=53&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=1)


d) The English

i) Wikipedia

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Canada#Canada_under_British_Imperial_Control_1764-1867)

 

6)  national themes

a) The National Anthem:  You can listen to our anthem, run off the sheet music, and read about the history of our national anthem.

(http://www.pch.gc.ca/progs/cpsc-ccsp/sc-cs/anthem_e.cfm)

 

b) Celebrate Canada: You will find Learning Resources, Canada Day poster contest, Fun Zone and more.

(http://www.canadianheritage.gc.ca/affiche-poster/ressource_resource_e.cfm)

 

c) Reader’ Digest online: There are many current articles about our Canadian culture found on this site.

          (http://www.rd.com/)

 

d) wikipedia: Provides a variety of information about our country e.g. governementonline

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada)

 

e) Canadian Wonders

(http://www.cbc.ca/sevenwonders/nominees.html)

 

e) Canadian Issues

(http://www.cbc.ca/news/canadavotes/leadersparties/partyissues)

 

 

 7)  wildlife

a) Canadian Animals: hosted Saskatchewan Department of Education

(http://www.saskschools.ca/~gregory/animals/index.html)

 

b) kidsplanet.org: check out some facts about endangered species in North America

(http://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html)

 

c) specifically bears: this site is intended to help teach you about the North American Black Bears' ecosystem (which includes Canadian bears), and their relationship with man.

(http://www.bear.org/Kids/KA_Home.html)

 

d) wikipedia: search for information on specific Canadian animals e.g. polar bears

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page)

 

e) Canadian Wildlife: this site is hosted by the Canadian Wildlife Service and the Canadian Wildlife Federation

(www.hww.ca/index_e.asp) or (http://www.hww.ca/sitemap.asp)  

 

8)  government

a) The National Anthem: Take a look at the 2008 election issues

(http://www.cbc.ca/news/canadavotes/leadersparties/partyissues)

 

b) Canada: learn more about our Canadian society, our government

(http://canada.gc.ca/acanada/vwctgry.htm?lang=eng&f4nt=0)

 

c) The Government of Canada  

(http://www.proudcanadiankids.ca/government.htm)

 

d) 2learn: Take a look at the 2008 election issues

(http://www.2learn.ca/kids2learn/emblems/canemblems.html)

 

e) Knight's Canadian Infor Collection : 

(http://www.members.shaw.ca/kcic1/cangovt.html)

 

f) Collections Canada: 

(http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/executive-decree/023004-2011-e.html)

 

g) Constitution Acts 1867 to 1982: 

(http://lois.justice.gc.ca/en/const/index.html)

 

h) official site : the official Government of Canada Website  

(http://canada.gc.ca/home.html)

 

i) Government in Canada: how it is organized

(http://www.craigmarlatt.com/canada/government/government.html)

 

 

 

9) culture

a) Canadian Artists

maggiewhite

 

 

10) newspapers

a) The Pince George newspaper online: Take a look at the issues dating back to 1909

(http://www.lib.pg.bc.ca/pgnewspapers/)

 

11) Canadian Symbols

Canadian Symbols: Explore some of our Canadian Symbols

a) maple leaf: find out more about the maple leaf found on the Canadian penny

(http://www.canadianaconnection.com/cca/mapleleaf.htm)

b) beaver: find out more about the beaver found on the Canadian nickel

(http://www.canadianaconnection.com/cca/beaver.htm)

c) Bluenose: find out more about the maple leaf found on the Canadian dime

(http://wapedia.mobi/en/Bluenose)

d) elk: find out more about the elk found on the Canadian quater

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Human and Physical Environment

a) salmon

       i) Fisheries and Oceans Canada download the appropriate Stream to Sea resource for your students (home page)

       (http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/education/index-eng.htm)

       ii) PBS Salmon Homing

       (http://www.pbs.org/saf/1306/teaching/teaching.htm)

       iii) Salmon Education Resources: colouring book, information, Riverdale Salmon project, a listserv

       (http://salmonpage.com/?q=taxonomy/term/6)

       iv) Wild Salmon Spotlight e.g. life cycle

       (http://www.goldseal.ca/wildsalmon/life_cycle.asp)

       v)

 

 

 

 

 


Science

 

eaglewink

 

World Book Encyclopdia: our School District   #91 has access to this site online. It is also available for school district families. Please contact your school administrator or email me at frenchj@mail.sd91.bc.ca for our district ID name and password.              

 

Grade Five Topics:

          a) Processes and Skills: Mini Experiments

 

          a) Life Science: Human Body Systems

 

          c) Physical Science: Forces and Simple Machines

 

          d) Earth and Space Science: Renewable and Non-renewable Resources

 

 

 

 

1) Science Glossaries or Fact Finders
          a) Glossaries/Dictionaries

              i) Science Glossary

              (http://www.eduplace.com/kids/scienceglossary)

 

              ii) Rudiments of Wisdom

              (http://www.rudimentsofwisdom.com/themes/themes_science.htm)

 

          b)Facts

              i) Fact Monster

              (http://www.factmonster.com)

 

          c) Chemical Name Search

              i) Web Book:

              (http://webbook.nist.gov/chemistry/name-ser.html)

           

              ii) ChemBioFinder::

              (http://chembiofinder.cambridgesoft.com/chembiofinder/SimpleSearch.aspx)

           

1) Video Cams

       Spring 2008: Kamloops Owlcam
(http://barabus.tru.ca/owlcam)


a) Eagle Eye Cam:  This site once showed the Hornby Island Eagles' nest, it now provides some ideas about what happened to the eggs, as well as some new webcams (
Thank you Jessica)
(http://www.infotecbusinesssystems.com/wildlife/default.asp)

b) Bird Feeder: This feeder is outside Tamarack Creek in Dunvegan, east of Ottawa
(http://www.tam-creek.ca/fresh_air.html)

c) Barn Owls: These are owls are located in Benecia, California (also at The Birdhouse Network)
(http://www.theowlcam.com/)

d ) National Zoological Park: Search the National Zoological Park in Washington DC for a variety of webcams (Thank you Paige)
(http://nationalzoo.si.edu/animals/webcams/)

e ) Storks in Vetschau, Germany
(http://www.storchennest.de/en/index_427.html)

f ) Monterey Bay: The Monterey Bay Aquarium in California has several webcams including penguins, otters, sharks plus others
(
http://www.mbayaq.org/)

g ) Bird Webcams: This webcam provides a variety of bird cams set up
(http://www.birds.cornell.edu/birdhouse/nestboxcam/eabl_tx/cam_links/)


h) Pandas This link watches a baby girl panda born Sept. 6 at the Atlanta Zoo! (Thank you Emily )
(http://www.zooatlanta.org/animals_panda_cam.htm)/)


i) Sturgeon Webcam: This site comes out of Cambridge Maryland and show Atlantic sturgeon. (http://www.adoptasturgeon.org/sturgeoncamhpl.html)

i) San Diego Zoo: This is another zoo hosting webcams.
(http://www.sandiegozoo.org)


j) Sturgeon Webcam: This site comes out of Cambridge Maryland and shows juvenile Atlantic sturgeon.

(http://www.adoptasturgeon.org/sturgeoncamhpl.html)

 

 

2 General Science Sites

a) Exploratorium:  This site provides a wealth of information on many "science' topics: science
of gardening, music, relativity, space, microscopic world and much more.

(http://www.exploratorium.edu/)

b) Kidsites:         

(http://www.kidsites.com/sites-edu/science.htm)

c) wikipedia:  This is an online free encylopedia with a track record for being reliable. Although this may change, given the very limited selection of science glossaries, this is currently a valuable resource.

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page)

d) looksmart:  You will find great science and nature resources on this site. 

(http://www.looksmartscience.com/)       

 

e) aaas: is a site maintained by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This page contains several very interesting links for kids and for parents.

(http://www.aaas.org/port_kid.shtml)

 

f) Kid's Planet: This site provides a wide variety of information on our natural world e.g. facts about animals e.g. bobcat

(http://www. kidsplanet.org)

 

g) MadSci: for older grades          

(http://www.madsci.org/)

 

 

 

3) Processes and Skills:

Mini Experiments Note: Always be sure to have an adult supervise the activity. (Grade 5 curriculum)

a) Wikipedia: Check the chemical name (MgO4S) for the common name (vinegar) using this list of common, household chemicals.   

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_chemicals)

 

b) Exploratorium: Exploratorium has been online since 1993 and is still one of the most visited museum website. Enjoy exploring the experiments linked on this page. As the heading says: Get Messy, Get Airborne, Get Loud, Get Shocked!.........safely. Remember, as with any at home experiments, be sure to have an adult supervise the activity. Check out their links to Ten Cool Science Sites and their Hands-On Activities page.

(http://www.exploratorium.edu/science_explorer/)


c) Science Glossary: This is a limited but useful glossary. There appear to be very few comprehensive science glossaries online for young learners.    

(http://www.carolina.com/STC/glossaries/English_glossaries/FC-Gloss.pdf)

 

d) Do-it-Yourself Science: Like any at-home experiments, be sure to have an adult supervise the activity.

(http://www.californiasciencecenter.org/FunLab/DoItYourself/DoItYourself.php)

 

e) PBS Science experiments for kids!

(http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/)

 

f) newton: ask a scientist or check their archives of questions and answers

(http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/aasinfo.htm)

 

g) fatlion: a short list of interesting experiments for kids!

(http://pbhttp://www.fatlion.com/science/)

 

h) Kids Science: another list of experiments for kids including a general list science supplies!

(http://www.kids-science-experiments.com/)

 

i) seed: a great list of experiments exporing the properties of liquids.

(http://www.seed.slb.com/en/scictr/lab/index_liquid.htm)

 

 

 

4) Life Science:

Biology in Motion: interactive learning activities

(http://biologyinmotion.com/)

Human Body Systems (grade 5)

a) Healthy Heart

     i) Heart and Stroke: activities that go along with the Heart Smart program

          (http://www.heartandstroke.bc.ca/site/c.kpIPKXOyFmG/b.3644327/k.D703/For_Kids.htm)

 

      ii) Heart Check : Use this site to help build a healthy shopping list or check a list of other activities.

            (http://heartcheckmark.org)

 

      iii) American Heart Association : Check on how much you know about participating in physical activity for a healthy heart!

            (http://americanheart.org/downloadable/heart/102441024609745%20Activity%20IQ%20(3-5)%20.pdf)

 

       iv) Learn to be Healthy : Sign up for free to explore a variety of activities on nutrition and physical activity.

            (http://www.learntobehealthy.org/index.aspx)

 

       v) Magazines Online : You may be interested in checking out two online magazines.

            (http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/pau-uap/paguide/child_youth/index.html)

 

       vi) The Human Heart : You may be interested in checking out two online magazines, for children and youth.

            (http://www.fi.edu/biosci)

 

       vii) Healthy Hearts For Kids: Once your teacher registers your class, you can log on to have fun learning new facts and keeping healthy. (Thanks to Meghan's mom for the site)

          (http://www.healthyhearts4kids.com/)

 

       viii) Dole Superkids:This site provides facts, activities, games and more to help you learn the importance of eating 5 - 9 fruits and vegetables a day. (Thanks to Meghan's mom for the site)

          (http://www.dole5aday.com/Kids/K_Index.jsp)

 

               ix) Canada Food Guide: learn about what the Canada Food Guide suggests you eat for a healthy diet and then create your own personal guide with examples

                 (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/myguide-monguide/index_e.html)

 

               x) Food Timeline: check out when variouos foods were introduced

                 (http://www.foodtimeline.org)

 

               xi) Nutrition Explorations: explore healthy eating while playing

                 (http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/kids/main.asp)

 

               xii) Health Canada : find out what is in the food you are eating

                 (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/label-etiquet/nutrition/index-eng.php)

 

               xiii) Kids Health: learn more about how the body works

                 (http://kidshealth.org/kid/)

 

               xiv) Smart Mouth:quick facts about the food you are eating

                 (http://www.cspinet.org/smartmouth/)

 

     

 

 

 

         b) Body Systems (a large list of sites)

               

              by Physical Therapists (http://www.physicaltherapists.com/articles/human-anatomy-by-physicaltherapists.html)

      

        i) Anatomy & Health: This link provides numerous links to sites exploring the human body.

        (http://classroom.jc-schools.net/basic/scianatomy.html)

      

ii) The Virtual Body: You may like to check this one out. This site provides an audio program accompanying virtual tours of the brain, skeleton, heart, and digestive tract.

         (http://www.medtropolis.com/VBody.asp) 

      

iii) Quiz Game: Just how well do you know the human body? Test yourself with this short little quiz!

       (http://www.prongo.com/human/game.html)

 

      

iv) Kids' Health : Just how well do you know the human body? Test yourself with this short little quiz!

       (http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/)

 

v) Gander Academy: There are many links here to help you explore human body systems

       (http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/body.htm)

 

       vi) Fact Monster: search different topics e.g. human body, body, skeletal system etc.

          (http://www.factmonster.com)

 

vii) Science Netlinks: See below to explore the body systems learned by grade 5 students.

       (http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.cfm?BenchmarkID=11&DocID=385)

 

              a) skeletal system (http://www.innerbody.com/image/skelfov.html)

 

     b) digestive system (http://www.innerbody.com/image/digeov.html)

 

     c) muscular system (http://www.innerbody.com/image/musfov.html )

 

     d) nervous system (http://www.innerbody.com/image/nervov.html)

 

     e) circulatory system (http://www.innerbody.com/image/cardov.html)

 

viii) American Medical Association: You will find a brief description and an excellent drawing for each of the following systems.

 

              a) skeletal system (http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/7174.html) no information

 

     b) digestive system (http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/7155.html)

 

     c) muscular system (http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/7169.html )

 

     d) nervous system (http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/7172.html)

 

     e) circulatory system (http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/7152.html)

 

              f) respiratory system (http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/7165.html)

 

ix) Cool Schools: you will find some interesting short pieces of information here on a variety of systems

 

     a) digestive system (http://www.coolschool.ca/content/showcase.php?type=science)

 

     b) circulatory system (http://www.coolschool.ca/content/showcase.php?type=science)

 

              c) respiratory system (http://www.coolschool.ca/content/showcase.php?type=science)

 

x) Body Systems WebQuest : find many links for each system

(http://www.wyndmere.k12.nd.us/Web/html/bodysys/bswq.htm)

 

xi) Body Systems Animations

 

     a) skeletal system (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOcuKSO-PBM)

 

         Kids Science ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pfo75XUnRIU) (http://www.coolschool.ca/content/showcase.php?type=science)

 

              b) respiratory system (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoCrN665K4Q&feature=PlayList&p=764C89B107AF109F&index=54)

 

              b) circulatory system ( http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/circulatory-system/MM00636)

 

xii) Science NetLinks All Systems Go (an interactive)

(http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/systems.html)

 

xiii) Kids Health view videos, take quizzes, read articles and more

(http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/htbw_main_page.html)

 

xiv) Body Systems: interconnected

 

     a) how they work together

     (http://www.rsd.edu/schools/carmichael/masters/pdf/hwsystmswrky.pdf)

 

     b ) ehow

     (http://www.ehow.com/how-does_5292418_body-systems-work-together.html)

 

     c ) Neuroscience For Kids

     (http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/introb.html#diso)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5) Physical Science:

 

lever wedge pulley

 

wheel and axle screw inclined plane

 

Forces and Simple Machines (grade 5)

a) Simple Machines: Check this out! This link enables you to view and find both simple and compound machines. Start building your understanding by exploring this link.

(http://edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/)

 

b) Making Work Easier: This site teaches you about the six simple machines. It explains what simple machines are and why they are important.

(http://www.coe.uh.edu/archive/science/science_lessons/scienceles1/finalhome.htm)

c) Real Life Examples: Have a look at real examples of the six simple machines and then test your knowledge.

(http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm)

d) Science Learning: This site provides simple explanations with link for further information.  

(http://sln.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/spotlight3.html

 

e) Think Quest: View lots of examples of simple machines.  

(http://library.thinkquest.org/J002079F/sub3.htm)

 

f) Woodland: see an assignment from another school

(http://www.woodland.k12.mo.us/faculty/tburke/science/Simple%20Machines/six%20simple%20machines.htm)

g) COSI: this is a lovely interactive site exploring simple machines

(http://www.cosi.org/files/Flash/simpMach/sm1.swf)

 

h) wikipedia:  

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_machine)

i) Museum of Science:  

(http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsToolbox.html)

 

j) Bill Nye: watch a Bill Nye , the Science Guy, video clip on simple machines  

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hJzVZhKw7g)

k) AppliancePartsPros: a wonderful list for exploring simple machines through diverse links in diverse ways  

(http://www.appliancepartspros.com/simple-machines-for-kids.aspx )

 

l) neoK12:   videos and lessons

(http://www.neok12.com/Simple-Machines.htm)

 

j) WatchKnow: more videos on simple machines 

(http://www.watchknow.org/SearchResults.aspx?SearchText=simple+machines)

 

 

Other Sites:  yet another page allows you to link to other great sites about simple machines

(http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/simmach.html)

 

 

6) Earth and Space Science:

BC renewable & Non-renewable Resources (grade 5)

A) renewable resources:

a) Edugreen:  You can learn about renewable resources such as water, energy, and forests.

(http://edugreen.teri.res.in/explore/renew/renew.htm)

 

b) KidsClick: These following sites provide a list of links for the specific topic. KidsClick is a good search engine is use.

 

i) water quality: This is a listing of several links to information about water quality.

(http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=subject&keywords=water+quality&title=Water+Quality)

 

ii) nature study: You will find links to animals studied that are found in your backyard to animals around the world.

(http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=subject&keywords=nature+study&title=Nature+Study)

   

iii) endangered animals:

(http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=subject&keywords=endangered&title=Endangered+Species)

 

c) Chemistry.org: Learn more about the science of plants.

(http://chemistry.org/portal/a/c/s/1/wondernetdisplay.html?DOC=wondernet%5Cactivities%5Cplants%5Cplants.html)

 

d) Edtech: Check this link for information on renewable resources, ecosystems, and habitats.

(http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/3-5.htm)

 

e) EEK: An environmental Education for kids. Ateacher and student resource site aimed at grade 4 - 8 students interested in the outdoors.

(http://dnr.wi.gov/org/caer/ce/eek/index.htm)

 

f) Sturgeon sturgeon

i) White Sturgeon of the Nechako: This is great site for exploring this topic.
         
(http://www.nechakosturgeon.org/index.html)

ii) white sturgeon: This site is hosted by the B.C. Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection.

         
(http://www.bcfisheries.gov.bc.ca/fishhabitats/Sturgeon/Sturgeon.htm)

iii) Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative
         
(http://www.nechakowhitesturgeon.org)

iv) Omineca and Peace Regions
         
(http://wlapwww.gov.bc.ca/nor/fish/sturgeon/index.html)

v) MOE, Fish & Wildlife Recreation Allocation Branch, Conservation Fish Culture
         
(http://www.env.gov.bc.ca)

vi) MOE, Fish & Habitats, Fraser River White Sturgeon Program

   (http://www.befisheriesgov.bc.ca)

 

vii) More Links: several more links are listed on the Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative website

(http://www.nechakowhitesturgeon.org/sturgeon/links/index.php)

 

viii) Jeopardy: This is a game we play in the classroom, for review. (please note "3", column 1, does not work)

(http://www.sd91.bc.ca/frenchj/Students/Jeopardy Science Sturgeon.ppt)

 

ix) Sturgeon Webcam: This site comes out of Cambridge Maryland and shows juvenile Atlantic sturgeon.

(http://www.adoptasturgeon.org/sturgeoncamhpl.html)

 

x) Big Fish : Maggie de Vries discusses and reads her story about the life journey of a female sturgeon.

(http://www.writersfest.bc.ca/schools/stw3)

 

 

B non-renewable resources

 

a) edugreen: Learn about non-renewable energy such as coal, oil and gas.

(http://edugreen.teri.res.in/explore/n_renew/n_renew.htm)

 

b) natural gas basics : Find out what natural gas is and where it comes from.

(http://www.dtekids.com)

 

 

C Making a Difference (all of us)

a) current conditions : This site uses animation to discuss the current conditions of our global environment.

(http://www.eco-pros.com/)

 

b) E Patrol : E Patrol is an international club that helps you learn more about what you can do to help take care of our home, Earth.

(http://www.epatrol.org/)

 

c) Composting : Learn how to compost in our own classrooms and schools in order to help take care of our Earth.

(http://compost.css.cornell.edu/schools.html)

 

d) KidsClick : This links you to several sites that discuss recycling.

(http://www.kidsclick.org/cgi-bin/searchkids.pl?searchtype=subject&keywords=recycling&title=Recyclng)

 

e) Ecokids : This link provides games, challenges, and information about what is happening and what we can do .

(http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/index.cfm)

 

f) Smart Gardening: Learn about environmental sterwardship in our own back yard. e.g. composting, inside and out

(http://ladpw.org/epd/sg/)

 

 

7) Science Games

a) engaging science online

(http://www.engagingscience.org/games/onlinegames/games.html)

b) primary science

(http://www.primaryscience.ie/site/index.php)

 

.........World Fact Book (https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/reference_maps/antarctic.html)

.........Atlas of Canada (http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/reference/international/antarctica)

.........factmonster (http://sf.factmonster.com/atlas/antarctica.html)

.........discoveryeducation (http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/saoutl.htm)

 

South America

......... World Fact Book (https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/reference_maps/south_america.html)

.........Atlas of Canada (http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/reference/international/south_america)

.........free world maps ( http://www.freeworldmaps.net/southamerica/index.html)

.........factmonster(http://sf.factmonster.com/atlas/southamerica.html)

.........discoveryeducation (http://www.graphicmaps.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/saoutl.htm)

 

Global Connections

.........Global Ecological Network (http://www.un.org/Pubs/chronicle/2006/webArticles/121806_lib.htm)

........David Suzuki (http://www.davidsuzuki.org/)

........Amazon Rainforest (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_Rainforest)   

 

7) Science Curriculum Links (BC)

a) Grade 6 Science Program

i) BC Science: This link is posted by McGrawhill and provides chapter by chapter support material for each grade.

(http://www.mcgrawhill.ca/school/booksites/bc+science+6/index.php)

 

b) Grade 7 Science Program

i)       BC Science 7

(http://www.mcgrawhill.ca/school/booksites/bc+science+7/student+resources/index.php)

 

ii) Webquest on Plate Tectonics:

(http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/quests/plattect.html)

 

8) Science Fairs

                          

       a) CLN: You will find a number of links to Internet sites related to Science Fairs.

       (http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/cf/welcome.html)

 

b) Science Fair Foundation: This page provides information on the categories, the process, the written materials, and the display. Please note that page is geared for grades 7 and up.

(http://www.sciencefairs.bc.ca/sff.html)

 

       c) Canada Wide Virtual Science Fair:  This is a very interesting site (out of Calgary ) that provides examples of exemplary projects grouped by grade. These projects use computer technology. It also provides tutorials on creating websites.

       (http://www.virtualsciencefair.com/)

 

       d) Science Fair Resource: This site provides ideas about project steps, writing reports, and display boards.

       (http://www.scifair.org/)

 

e) Cyber Fair:  This Virtual Science Fair site provides information on how to submit a project, working through the steps, and judging forms. This is not a Canadian site.

       (http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/cf/welcome.html)


9) Global Issues

World Wildlife: hosted by the World Wildlife Fund

(http://www.worldwildlife.org/)

 

 

10) Miscellaneous

a) How Stuff Works : Discover how many everyday items work.

(http://www.howstuffworks.com/)

 

b) NASA: check out the most recent images

(http://www.nasa.gov/)

 

 


Fine Arts

spinningclef

1) Musical Notes: This is an online interactive "musical experience". You can choose from a variety of areas: theory, history, styles and more.

(http://library.thinkquest.org/15413/)

2) ThinkQuest: Search "music" and you find numerous links. These links are updated frequently so you should
probably search them here each time.

(http://www.thinkquest.org/library/)

3) Sheet Music: You can listen to music or print sheet music for a variety of instruments. Try finding some music for an instrument you play at home or for the recorder available at school.

(http://www.mfiles.co.uk/)
        
4) Music Theory

       Music Theory: This site will help you explore music theory online through practice, interactive activities, and other links.

(http://www.emusictheory.com/)


       Music Theory Flashcards: online practice

(http://www.musicards.net/)


5) The Recorder: Here are some site specifically on the recorder.

 

i) How to Play

 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/alabaster/A506387)

 

ii) FAQ: This page answers Frequently Asked Questions about the recorder.

(http://www.leecollins.com/faqs.htm)

 

iii) Lessons: This is a terrific site. It provides lessons, fingering charts, and much more!

(http://www.dolmetsch.com/dlesson1.htm)

 

6) Blank Sheet Music:  Have you ever wanted to write you own songs? At this site you can download your own blank sheets and then write your music!

(http://www.blanksheetmusic.net/)

 

7) Exploring Music

i) The Classics

(http://www.classicsforkids.com/index.asp)

 

ii) Make your own instruments

(http://www.nyphilkids.org/lab/main.phtml?)

 

iii) Ear Training: Need to practice your ear training? This is a great link for just that!

(http://www.good-ear.com/servlet/EarTrainer)

 

iv) Music Theory Have your questions answered e.g. What is pitch?

(http://www.mibac.com/Pages/Theory/Main_Theory.htm)

 

v) Sing-alongs sing along to some Canadian favourite folk songs

(http://www.sd91.bc.ca/frenchj/My%20Pages/Resources%20Online%20for%20Educators.html#CanadianTidbits)

 

vi) Christmas Sing-alongs: (selected direct links below) (Catholic.net) (Donna's holiday sentiments)

(http://www.the-north-pole.com/carols/index.htm)

a) Away in the Manger

 

b) Do You Hear What I Hear

 

c) Frosty The Snowman

 

d) Deck The Halls

 

e) Good King Wenceslas

 

f) Here Comes Santa Claus

 

g) Jingle Bells (Jingle Bell Rock)

 

h) Oh Christmas Tree

 

i) The Little Drummer Boy

 

j) Rudolph The Red-Nose Reindeer

 

k) Up On The Housetop

 

l) We Three Kings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8) Visual Arts

i) Tux Paint

(www.tuxpaint.org)

 

ii) Kaleidoscope:

(http://www.zefrank.com/byokal/kal2.html#html)

 

iii) Art Projects for Kids: lots of good ideas and some even have step-by-step instructions that work really well on the SMART Board

(http://www.artprojectsforkids.org/)

 

iv) Colour Wheel :

(http://imaginarylands.org/color.html)

 

v) Symmetry: paint online

(http://boowakwala.uptoten.com/kids/boowakwala-adventures-fingerpaint-symmetrypaint.html)

 

v) Kinderart:

(http://www.kinderart.come/artbook)

 

 

 

 

9) Directed Draw

 

i) Drawing Now

(http://www.drawingnow.com)

 

ii) how to draw

(http://howtodraw.123peppy.com)

 

iii) kids front

(http://www.kidsfront.com/how-to-draw-pictures.html)

 

iv) drawing: how to draw

(http://www.drawinghowtodraw.com/stepbystepdrawinglessons)

 

i) drago art

(http://www.dragoart.com)

 

 

 

10) Dance

i) Jo Parry: dance moves for kids

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhOY43_h2iw)

 


French

Specific Vocabulary Practice

 

          Alphabet

          a) literacy center: listen to the letter sounds and repeat

                    (http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_fr.htm)

 

          b) about: listen the alphabet

                    (http://french.about.com/library/begin/bl_alphabet.htm)

 

          c) bonjour:

                    (http://www.bonjour.com/index.php?lesson=2)

 

          d) alphabetpage:

                    (http://www.alphabetpage.com/french/alphabet_for_english_speakers/index.html)

 

          e) school wax tv: sing along Emily

                    (http://schoolwaxtv.com/lets-discover-french-1-les-abc)

 

          h) imtranslator: text-to-speech (type in the letter you want to hear in French)

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/)

  

       

          Numbers

          a) kameleo: listen and repeat numbers 0 - 20

                    (http://www.kameleo.com/french/JEU-Ch0-Chiffres0a20.html)

 

          b) about.com: list to the numbers

                    (http://french.about.com/library/begin/bl_numbers.htm)

 

          c) bonjour: scroll down to hear the numbers again

                    (http://www.bonjour.com/index.php?lesson=2)

 

          d) bbc: play a game to reinforce your French numbers

                    (http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/family/game/)

 

          e) Quia: hangman

                    (http://www.quia.com/hm/169086.html)

 

          f) BBC: animated vocabulary practice (0-6) (7-12) (13-21) (22-31) (32 - 60)

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/numbers0_6/cartoon_flash.shtml)

 

          g) BBC: sing to practice (choose your number set)

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/pf2/songs_all.shtml)

 

          h) BBC: play a game to practice

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/pf2/games_all.shtml)

 

          i) imtranslator: text-to-speech (change the numbers and listen again)

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/speech.asp)

 

          j) le point du fle : choose what you practice

          (http://www.lepointdufle.net/vocabulaire0.htm)

 

 

          Special

          a) Hallowe'en

                    i) about.com: large list of Hallowe'en vocabulary

                    (http://french.about.com/library/vocab/bl-halloween.htm)

 

                    ii) about.com: games to play using Hallowe'en vocabulary i.e wordsearch

                    (http://french.about.com/library/begin/fun/bl-gameindex2.htm)

 

                    iii) school wax tv: animated practice

                    (http://schoolwaxtv.com/lets-discover-french-vive-lhalloween)

 

                    iv) imtranslator: text-to-speech (type in the letter you want to hear in French)

                    (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/)

  

 

 

          Colours

          a) literacy center:

                    (http://www.literacycenter.net/colors_fr/color_fr.php)

 

          b) about:

                    (http://french.about.com/library/begin/bl_colors.htm)

 

          c) Quia: four choices (another)

                    (http://www.quia.com/jg/544445.html)

 

          d) Quia:

                    (http://www.quia.com/hm/175772.html)

 

          e) BBC: animated vocabulary practice

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/pf2/colour/cartoon_flash.shtml)

 

          f) BBC: sing to practice

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/pf2/colour/song.shtml?nav)

 

          g) BBC: play a game to practice

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/pf2/games_all.shtml)

 

          h) imtranslator:

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/speech.asp)

 

          i) polyglot: listen and then say the colours

          (http://www.internetpolyglot.com/lesson-2402101240)

  

 

 

          Greetings

          a) BBC: .

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/quickfix/basics.shtml)

          b) bonjour: .

          (http://www.bonjour.com/index.php?lesson=1)

 

          c) BBC: animated vocabulary practice

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/hello/cartoon_flash.shtml)

 

          h) imtranslator: text-to-speech.....type in the French word(s) you want to hear.

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/)

          i) about: .

          (http://french.about.com/od/vocabulary/ss/greetings_2.htm)

 

 

 

          Classroom Instructions

          a) literacy center:

                    (http:

 

          b) imtranslator: text-to-speech.....type in the French word(s) you want to hear.

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/)

 

 

 

          Classroom Objects

          a) literacy center:

                    (http:

 

          b) imtranslator: text-to-speech.....type in the French word(s) you want to hear.

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/)

 

          Calendar

          a) bonjour: scroll down until you see the vocabulary you want

          (http://www.bonjour.com/index.php?lesson=2)

 

          b) BBC: animated vocabulary practice (part 1) (part 2)

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/today/cartoon_flash.shtml)

 

          f) BBC: sing to practice

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/pf2/date/song.shtml?nav)

 

          g) BBC: play a ggame to practice

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/pf2/games_all.shtml)

 

          h) imtranslator: text-to-speech.....type in the French word(s) you want to hear.

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/)

 

          j) le point du fle : choose what you practice

          (http://www.lepointdufle.net/vocabulaire0.htm)

 

             Jeopardy: Review greetings, numbers, colours, months

 

 

          Fruits and Vegetables

          a) Digital Dialects : lesson site

          (http://www.digitaldialects.com/French/Fruit.htm)

          b) imtranslator: text-to-speech.....type in the French word(s) you want to hear.

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/)

 

          c) French About: choose the words you want

          (http://french.about.com/od/vocabulary/a/food_2.htm)

 

 

 

          Animals

          a) Digital Dialects : lesson site

          (http://www.digitaldialects.com/French/Animals_simp.htm)

          b) imtranslator: text-to-speech.....type in the French word(s) you want to hear.

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/)

 

 

 

 

          French Phrases

          a) Digital Dialects : lesson site

          (http://www.digitaldialects.com/French/Phrases_2.htm)

          b) imtranslator: text-to-speech.....type in the French word(s) you want to hear.

          (http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/)

   

Translating Sites

 (http://translate.google.ca/?hl=en&tab=wT#en|fr|)

 (http://free-translator.imtranslator.net/speech.asp)

 

Other French links:

1) French: Explore basic vocabulary by repeating the words. You can also explore Spanish and German.

 (http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_fr.htm)

 

2) Vocabulary Building

i) Quia        

(http://www.quia.com/shared/french/)

ii) Classzone: You can access the vocabulary card without logging in.       

(http://www.classzone.com/books/french_1a/page_build.cfm?id=vocab_flashcards&u=1&sfd=yes/)

3) French Songs: Sing along with songs in French. A second link takes you to more songs!

(http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/songs_all.shtml)


4) Beginning French: This site covers French vocabulary for numbers, colours, family, pets, dates and birthdays.

(http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/teachers/ks2/primaryfrench.shtml)

5) Listen and Say French

a) Listen and say: Click on specific topics to listen and practice using French: alphabet, pronunciation basics,  basics, colours, classroom phrases, worksheets and more.

(http://french.about.com/library/begin/bl_begin_vocab.htm)

 

b) Bonjour:  Listen and repeat numerous French words, phrases and sounds.

          (http://www.bonjour.com)

 

          c) BBC: This site also provides French phrases that you are able to listen to and repeat.

          (http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/quickfix/ski.shtml)

 

          d):Audio Dictionary (vocabulary)

          (http://french.about.com/library/pronunciation/bl-audiodico-a.htm)

 

6) Essential Phrases: This is a great site that provides the written translation and the audio for some basic essential phrases while traveling. (Thank you Paige)

(http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/quickfix/)

          …other phrase sites:

          a) google:  

          (http://www.google.frenchphrases.com)

          b) smart phrase: 

          (www.smartphrase.com)

 

7) Webquest Quebec: This is a lengthy quest exploring Quebec’s culture and language.

 (http://www.sd91.bc.ca/webquests/Quebec/)

    

8) Translating

          a) English-French Dictionary:   

          (http://dico.isc.cnrs.fr/dico/tr/search_en)

 

          b)word reference: with sound

          (http://www.wordreference.com/enfr)

 

c) free translation:

          (http://www.freetranslation.com/)

 

d) babelfish:  

          (http://babelfish.altavista.com/)

 

e) google: 

          (http://www.google.ca/language_tools?hl=en)

 

          f) Audio Dictionary

          (http://french.about.com/library/pronunciation/bl-audiodico-a.htm)

 


9) practice sheets

          a) matching, scramble              

          (http://school.discovery.com/teachingtools/worksheetgenerator/wtg/lang.html#french)

b) create your own worksheet for yourself or someone else

i) scramble

(http://school.discovery.com/cgi-bin/wcscram.cgi?T=scram)

 

ii) multiple choice                             

(http://school.discovery.com/cgi-bin/wcmultchoice.cgi?T=mc)

 

iii) fill in the blanks                     

(http://school.discovery.com/cgi-bin/wcfill.cgi?T=fill)


iv) word search

(http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/WordSearchSetupForm.html)


10) Pronunciation: type in a word (works for many French words but not all) and listen to how it is pronounced

(http://www.m-w.com/)

 

11 ) Grammar:

(http://www.zut.org.uk/915.html)

 

12) Miscellaneous

        a) BBC Schools:

        (http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/languages.shtml)

                                                                  
Physical Education

1) running and walking

         a) Running: You will find several suggestions to help improve your running.

          (http://www.kidsrunning.com/)