Helpful Teacher Websites
Social Studies Websites
http://www.pppst.com/ a collection of powerpoints for virtually any subject.
http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/back2school.php back to school activities
http://www.bankingkids.com/pages/elem.html This website teaches children the basics of banking and saving money.
http://www.teachertube.com/ this website has a collection of free videos you can share with your students.
http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivitySearch.aspx a great resource for the smartboard. Has actvities and lessons for each benchmark.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/numeracy/ math games that review concepts taught in class
http://www.figurethis.org/challenges/challenge_index.htm Figure This! is a website that has challenges for each benchmark
http://www1.center.k12.mo.us/EDTECH/edm/4.htm great math website with activities to do in class for each benchmark.
http://www.linkslearning.org/Kids/1_Math/1_Introduction/index.html illustrated math video lessons
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/clf/tguidesitemap.htm from scholastic provides an assorment of games to be used at centers.
http://sciencespot.net/Pages/classmetric.html metric measurement links
http://sciencespot.net/Media/mmaniabearlab.pdf gummy bear lab for metric measurement
http://www.susancanthony.com/Resources/fract/fractions.html helpful worksheets and lesson plans for fractions.
http://www.learn-with-math-games.com/fraction-games.html filled with games to play in the classroom for any math benchmark
http://teacher.scholastic.com/maven/ math mysteries to help review benchmarks.
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/memg/index.html illustrates math terms
Math Websites for Smart Board
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_4th_math.htm list of websites to be used for 4th grade math broken up by benchmark
http://www.mathfactcafe.com/time/timemoney.aspx math fact cafe
http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/me5l/html/math5.html?goLesson=13 math video lessons for an array of math skills
Websites for the Smartboard
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/index_flash.shtml bbc science clips that can be used on the smartboard. There are quizzes to take at the end of each video.
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Policies/Privacypolicykids national geographic kids
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_4th_science.htm list of websites to be used for 4th grade science broken up by benchmark
http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/index.php list of science experiments with videos to go along with it.
http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/ science news for kids
http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/GadgetAnatomy.html simple machine test
http://teacher.scholastic.com/dirtrep/simple/index.htm observe and record about simple machines
http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm lists simple machines and activities to go with them
http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml#exper simple machine experiments
Food Webs and Food Chains
http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/frogs/chain_reaction/index.cfm play chain reaction.
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/food/food_menu.html fun with food webs
http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodchains.htm build a food web online
http://www.vtaide.com/png/desertBiomes.htm desert food web diagram
http://www.vtaide.com/png/taiga.htm forest food web diagram
http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodchains-mcq.htm interactive food chain test
http://www.vtaide.com/png/oceanchain.htm antartican food chain
Websites for Smartboard
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_4th_social.htm list of websites to be used for 4th grade social studies broken up by benchmark
http://www.pocanticohills.org/election/election.htm websites to use when teaching about electing a president
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/government/branches.html branches of the government
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/index.html Ben's guide to the government
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/teacher_lessons/3branches/27.htm how a bill becomes a law file folder game
http://www.usconstitution.net/constkids4.html constitution for kids
http://questgarden.com/45/07/0/061213100658/index.htm 3 branches of government activity
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/govern.html links for a government theme
http://www.sanchezclass.com/home.htm 4th grade teacher Mrs. Sanchezthis websites has lots of good downloads to use in your classroom
http://www.mrsgoldsclass.com/ 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Golds
http://www.mrsvandyke.com/ 3rd grade teacher Mrs. VanDyke
http://www.superkids.com/aweb/tools/math/ math worksheet creator
http://www.ezschool.com/EZSheets/ worksheets broken up by grade and benchmark
http://www.tlsbooks.com/fourthgradeworksheets.htm fourth grade math worksheets
http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/ super teacher worksheets
http://www.worksheetlibrary.com/ worksheet library
http://www.mathwire.com/problemsolving/probs34.html#34number problem solving printables
http://teacher.scholastic.com/maven/ math maven mysteries
http://acecatalog.com/certificatetemplates/ create your own certificates.
http://www.mrsvandyke.com/Docs/socialstudies/simplemachineswordsearch.pdf simple machine word search