Kindergarten & Grade One Websites
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Reading – Language Arts
Starfall - www.starfall.com - Starfall is a valuable site where your children can learn more about the tools needed to read. There are many tips for parents to help their child with reading at home.
Interactive Literacy Activities - http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/ - this site is broken up into skills. Great for whole group activities with the computer, TV, and Averkey
Magic Key from PBS http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/index.shtml - Great language arts activities
Word Wizard - http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/wordwizard/ - Word Wizard – make words from the letters given game
Word Family Sort - http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/wordfamily/index.swf - Word Family Sort – sorting words into columns from the same word families
Nick Junior - http://www.nickjr.com/ Reading, games and other assorted themed activities fill this site with learning fun. A special site “for parents only” is a valuable resource.
Hotlist of Grade One Sites - http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Tower/1217/grade1.html - Huge Grouping of grade one websites listed by subject
Pattern Blocks Online - http://arcytech.org/java/patterns/patterns_j.shtml - Great pattern Block activity and you don’t even have to pass out and pick up the pattern blocks after the lesson!
Math Mayham - http://www.learningplanet.com/act/mayhem/index.asp - Math game that lets you practice your facts in 60 seconds and gives you a score. It allows you to compete against an unknown player.
Seasons - http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/seasons/eng/Introduction/Default.htm - A great grade one site to explain seasons originally designed for the whiteboard.
Sorting Living Things Activity - http://www.crick.northants.sch.uk/assets/Flash%20Studio/cfsscience/Variation/variation2c.html - Very neat activity that can be used on one computer or with the averkey for a whole class.
Underground Virtual Tour - http://www.fieldmuseum.org/undergroundadventure/virtual_tour/index.shtml - little tour of what it would be like to be in soil if you were very, very tiny.
Simple Machines Made Simple - http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/SimpleMachines/machines004.htm - Wally the Ant teaches about simple machines
Activities where children should find out the difference between pulling and pushing and have the opportunity to predict what will happen when a toy car is pushed.
http://www.crick.northants.sch.uk/pagescience.html - Whiteboard activities