Mrs. Volpe's 3rd Grade Class

Mrs. Volpe's Mastery Club has begun!

The Mastery Club is for students who are interested in achieving "above and beyond" the normal expecations of the classroom.

To be a part of the Mastery Club, first choose a topic and study it using the provided websites. Be sure to memorize the answers. Then come to school and tell Mrs. Volpe the topic number you would like to be challenged on and tell her your answers.

Your goal is to pass as many topics as you can! You can become a 1 star member, all the way up to an 86 star member!

The challenge starts now! Good luck!!

Mastery Club Challenge!

Choose a subject and topic to study. Click on the provided websites. 

SOCIAL STUDIES Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
1.    Name the 7 continents. More About the Continents
2.    Name 15 world countries.   Country Maps
3.Name 15 major world cities.   World Cities
4.Name 15 types of dwellings.10 types of dwellings
5.Name 10 South American and Central American countries.   South America Country Map     Central America Map
6.Name 10 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean.   Country Maps
7.Name 10 countries in Europe.European Countries    Quiz Yourself??? European country game
8.Name 10 countries in Africa.African countries     Quiz Yourself
9.Name 10 major bodies of water.   Oceans and Seas
10.Name 10 major world rivers.   Principal Rivers of the World     River Systems of the World
11.Name 10 large deserts of the world.FactMonster deserts of the world     Desert maps
12.Name 10 large lakes in North America.   U.S.     Lakes of the world
13.Name 10 major mountains or mountain ranges.Highest Peaks
14.Name the 50 states.   50 States List      50 States Quiz
15.Write the names of the 50 states on a map.   Explore the States    U.S. Map to Label
16.Name the state capitals.   State Capitals - Homework Spot
17.Name the 13 Colonies.   13 Colonies   13 Colonies Quiz & Map
18.Name 10 Native American tribes. Native American Nations
19Name 10 Oregon Trail landmarks.   Historic Sites Along the Oregon Trail
20.Label 10 of Oregon?s counties on the map.   Oregon Blue Book Counties Home Page
21.Name the state symbols of Oregon.   Oregon Symbols 1    Oregon Symbols 2    Oregon Symbols 3
22.Name 8 explorers.   Zoom Explorers
23.Name 8 Civil War battlefields.Civil War Battlefields & Information   Civil War Battlefields A to Z
24.Name the 1st - 10th presidents in order.   Info Please Almanac Presidents
25.Name the 11th? - 20th presidents in order.   Info Please Almanac Presidents
26.Name the 21st - 30th presidents in order.   Info Please Almanac Presidents
27.Name the 31st - current presidents.   Info Please Almanac Presidents
SCIENCEHere's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
28.     Name 15 kinds of fish. Kinds of Fish       Interesting Fish Facts
29.     Name 15 marine creatures.   Marine Creatures
30.Name 15 mammals.   All About Mammals
31.Name 15 vertebrate animals.List of vertebrate animals        Vertebrate animals & photos
32.Name 15 desert animals or wildlife.Loads of desert animal information
33.Name 10 amphibians.   Amphibians
34.Name 10 reptiles.   Reptile Database
35.Name 10 dinosaurs.   Dinosaur Pictures      All About Dinosaurs
36.Name 10 types of birds.   Birds of the 50 States
37.Name 10 rainforest birds or mammals.   Rainforest Wildlife      Zoobooks -  Crossword Puzzle
38.Name 10 deciduous trees.   What Tree Is It?
39.Name 10 rocks or minerals.   Mineral Gallery - photos     How Rocks are Formed    Rocks & Minerals
40.Name 10 chemicals and their chemical symbols.   Periodic Table for Kids      Game - Periodic Table
41.Name 10 constellations.Choose a constellation then "constellation lines"     Constellations
42.Name 10 organs in the human body.   Human Body Organs
43.Name 8 types of clouds.More about clouds
44.Name 5 inventors and their inventions.   National Inventors Hall of Fame
45.Name 5 human body systemsVirtual Body     Body Systems     Body System Game
46.Name the stages of the water cycle.   Water Cycle Animation
47.Name the order of the colors in the rainbow.   About Rainbows
48.Label the major bones of the skeleton. Human Skeleton - Enchanted Learning     Mr. Bones Assembly
49.Name the order of the planets in the solar system.   Introduction to the Nine Planets
LANGUAGE ARTS & LINGUISTICSHere's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
50.Name 20 verbs.   What is a Verb?    Play the "Nouns or Verbs? game
51Name 15 adjectives.More adjective info.
52.Name 15 adverbs.Adverbs
53.Name 15 prepositions. List of Prepositions
54.Name 10 common nouns & 10 proper nouns.Nouns     Noun activities to quiz yourself with
55.Name 10 famous authors. Children's Authors - Authors
56.Give 2 examples each of alliteration, personification, simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia.Simile, metaphor, personification      Onomatopoeia
57.Count to 20 in Spanish.Count to 20 & listen
58.Count to 20 in French.Click "Ecoutons" to listen to the numbers & then click "Repetons" and finally, "Praticons" to play a game
59.Use sign language and "sign" the alphabet.Sign Language Game
60.Score 100% on the grade-level 100-word spelling test.   4th Grade 100-word list
MATHHere's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
61.Draw the lines of symmetry for the capital alphabet.Symmetry of Capital Letters
62.Compute area of squares, rectangles, circles, and - Area Formulas
63.Name the perfect square numbers up to 225.   Learn Your Square Numbers
64.Write in Roman numerals up to 100.Roman numerals    Know your Roman numerals    Roman Numerals Quiz
65.Name 5 famous mathematicians.Four famous mathematicians     Long list of mathematicians
66.Earn 100% on the area & perimeter of rectangles quiz.Area of rectangles    Play "Shape Surveyor" to practice both
67.Earn 100% on the square roots test.Learn about square roots    Square roots flashcard game
68.Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the addition basic facts test.  Arithmattack
69.Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the subtraction basic facts test.   Arithmattack
70.Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the multiplication basic facts test.   Arithmattack    Take the Test
71.Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the division basic facts test.   Arithmattack
MISCELLANEOUSHere's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
72.Name one career for each letter of the alphabet.   A HUGE list of careers
73.Name the birthstones for each month.   Birthstones
74.Name 20 different modes of transportation.   Modes of Transportation
75.Name 15 breeds of horses.   Horse Breeds of the World
76.Name 15 breeds of dogs. Dog Breeds from A.K.C.
77.Name 12 winter or summer Olympic events.   Olympic Events
78Name 10 large U.S. corporations.   Career Lab - Corporate Clients
79.Name 10 instruments in a marching band.   Instrument Encyclopedia
80.Name 10 instruments in a symphony orchestra.   Sounds from the Orchestra
81.Name 10 football teams and their cities.   National Football League
82.Name 10 basketball teams and their cities.   National Basketball Association
83.Name 10 baseball teams and their cities.  Major League Baseball
84.Name 10 hockey teams and their cities.  National Hockey
Thank you to Mrs. Renz for sharing her wonderful idea with me.