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Extra Practice Websites

Below are links to websites I have used in the past and find are valuable resources for students who want to get ahead or need extra practice.  Each month, I will add more links as more units are introduced.  For the 1st Quarter I chose to address Reading/Writing and Math.  Look for Science and Social Studies websites to be added for the 2nd Quarter. 

Reading/Writing

Sequencing

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/dynamo/history/show.shtml 

Gives a brief demonstration of different types of air, boat, motor, and train shows and asks the user to complete a sequencing exercise.

 

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/resources/flash.php?&file=teaseq

Has students read a paragraph and complete a sequencing exercise.

 

http://www.quia.com/pages/sequencingfun.html

Lists links to sequencing activities and quizzes containing various steps and topics.

 

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/book_buddy/test/coyote/test_coyote.html

Students must read passages and answer questions based on the readings.

 

http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/f/sequencep.cfm

A sequencing practice exercise based on the "Ant and the Grasshopper" Fable.

 

 

Compare and Contrast

 

http://readwritethink.org/materials/venn/index.html

Allows the user to create their own Venn Diagram using a standard format.

 

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/flipbook/

Students can create a compare and contrast flip book using the formate provided.

 

http://www.literacymatters.org/18under/cc_activities.htm

A link to two compare and contrast reading/writing activities where the user helps the character decide what to do.

 

http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/comparecontrastl.cfm

Contains a passage on fresh water and salt water.  Students must read the passage and complete a Venn Diagram.  An answer key is provided.

 

 

Figurative Language

 

http://www.quia.com/hm/80390.html

A hangman games where the user must identify the proper figure of speech.

 

http://www.berghuis.co.nz/abiator/lang/lmc/wp6.htm

A word play activity in which the user must identify the proper figure of speech.

 

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/idioms/idiom_1.html

Mini worksheets that ask students various questions about different figures of speech.

 

http://library.thinkquest.org/4382/idiom.html

An activity that explores idioms.

 

http://www.kidsonthenet.org.uk/dragonsville/metaphor1.htm

An activity that explores metaphors.

 

http://www.worsleyschool.net/socialarts/simile/page2.html

An activity that explores similies.

 

 

Math

 

Elapsed Time

 

http://www.mrmyers.org/Math_Mania/Math_Games/Jude_e-Clock/clock.htm

An interactive clock that students can use to see analog, digital, and word form.

 

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/ElapsedTime/version=1.6.0_03&browser=MSIE&vendor=Sun_Microsystems_Inc.&flash=10.0.22 

An activity where students can complete elapsed time problems in digital and analog form 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/numeracy/time/fs.shtml

Work with Max and Molly to fix the tower clocks.  Users can choose from different difficulty levels.

 

http://justkidsgames.com/play.php?ClockRacer

A clock racer game where the user is the driver in a race to the finish line.  The user is timed on their elapsed time knowledge.

 

 

Tables and Graphs

 

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/default.aspx

Allows students to choose from different types of graphs to create.

 

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_190_g_1_t_1.html

Provides a create your own graphs template.

 

http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/CircleGraph/

Pie chart/Circle Graph with 3 different activities where the user can identify the different pieces of the pie.

 

http://new.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/lessonLauncher.html?lesson=m6lessonshell10.swf

An understanding graphs streaming lesson with a quiz at the completion of the lesson. 

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