## LEARNING CAN BE FUN!!!

```I know many kids use internet nowadays to play games and search the web.  Here
are a few sites I have found that include games and fun facts that will help
students with their academic skills.  Have fun!```

## LINKS TO MATH, READING, HISTORY, AND MORE!

```Timeline allows students to create a graphical representation of an
event or process by displaying
items sequentially along a line. Timelines can be organized by time of
day, date, or event, and the
tool allows users to create a label with short or long descriptive text.
Adding an image for each label
makes a timeline more visually appealing.
Interactive Timeline for Planning```

```Students have their own logins.
Think Through Math```

```This is just one way to multiply 2-digit numbers.  Watch the
video to learn!
Multiply multiple-digit numbers TRADITIONAL VIDEO```

```Multiply the lattice way with boxes.  This is a great strategy
for those who forget the place holder
zero.  You STILL need to be NEAT!
Multiply multiple-digit numbers LATTICE VIDEO```

```Place value are BASICS to moving on.  Know them well!
Place Value Games```

```Find the volume of these prisms.  Some are irregular shapes.
Volume Game```

```Can you find the volume? It may help if you know the formula(s).
Volume ```

```Choose what you need to work on or what we are reviewing in class
currently.
Various Math Skills```

```Various games and skills to practice.
Greg Tang Math Games```

```Need to brush up on past lessons, current ones, or check out
future lessons???  This is the site for
you!  Pick the proper topic and play the games!
Math Skills!!!```

```Create a game and "meet" your friends for some competitive games
online!  Choose froma variety of skills and learn as you go.

```TIME yourself with times tables!!!
Times Tables```

```Time yourself in this multiplication game.  If you lose, you
start back at the
first level!!!
The Wall Multiply```

```Time yourself in this subtraction game.  If you lose, you start
back at the
first level!!!
The Wall Subtract```

```Need to work on a specific set of multiplication tables?  Click
on these table
trees to practice.
Table Trees```

```Figure out if these large numbers are evenly divisible by our
basic math facts!
Divisibility Rules!```

```Do you need to see how WHY multiplication or division works,
among other
things?  Play with the models on this website to get a better
understanding of
the processes of math.
Math with Online Manipulatives```

```See if you can group the teams of 3 (fractions, decimals, and
percents) together.  The levels get
harder as you go.
Fractions, Decimals, & Percents... oh my!```

```Choose your level!  Algebraic thinking with missing numbers and
different
operations!
Operation Order```

```Be the hero who saves the royal prince/princess from the tower
when you complete the order of operations!
Order of Operations```

```Choose your level (easy, medium, hard, or super brain) for adding,
subtracting, multiplying, dividing, or ALL!  There is also an
algebra.  Challenge yourself as you go!
Math Baseball```

```Travel around the world while practicing math!  Choose the item
(s) you would
like to review or work on.
Math Journey```

`Fraction (all operations) Jeopardy Game`

```Need to practice equivalence, reducing/simplifying, changing
mixed & improper,
subtracting with like & unlike denominators, multiplying,
dividing fractions
and more???  Well, print
some of these out!  They have answer keys so you can check
yourself.
Fraction Worksheets & Answer```

```This site will give you example fraction problems, walk you
through it, and then give you a chance to
Who Wants Pizza?  Fun way to learn fractions.```

```1 or 2 players: Race to 5 adding by fractions with Unlike
Denominators
Add Fractions with Unlike Denominators - Racing```

```1 or 2 players: Get 3 snowflakes in a row adding by fractions
with Unlike Denominators
Add & Subtract Fractions - Snowflakes```

```Are you REALLY good at math and want a challenge?  Play this
Integer Match Up Game where you will
add, subtract, multiply, & divide positive and negative
integers!  CRAZY!
Integer Match Up Game!```

```All types of math lessons at different concept levels explained
at the click
of a button!
AAA Math Explanations```

```Summer is a terrific time to spend with family and travel.
However, don't
forget that a good book is
essential to some of that down time in order to continue
expanding the mind.
Here's a list of books
within all levels.  Pick one out!
Summer Reading Lists for all Levels!```

```Add your own spelling words to the list (spell them correctly!).
The computer will teach you the
definition, pronounce it for you, and even put it into a
sentence.  When you're ready, take a test!
Study for Spelling!!!```

```This site is similar to playing Mad Libs and can help students
with parts of
speech.  Choose from a variety of topics to create your own wacky
tale.
Wacky Web Tales```

```Practice nouns and determine whether they are common, proper, or
neither to
make a slam dunk!
Noun Dunk```

```Practice spelling plural nouns, abbreviations, and  more!
Noun explorer```

```Create your own clubhouse by determining the types of sentences.
Also
practice capitalization and
punctuation.
Sentence Clubhouse```

```Practice simple & complete subjects/ predicates.
Subject & Predicate```

```Practice parts of speech in a more challenging way!  Who can
handle it?
Grammar Gorillas```

```Use this interactive game to help build vocabulary playing
Hangman!  This is a
so let's give it a try!
Hangman Vocabulary Building```

```A little bit of everything!  Challenging brain boosters:
Categorization,
Lateral Thinking, Logic, Number and Math Play, Reasoning, Spatial
Awareness
Word, and Letter Play
Brain Boosters```

```Calling all 5th graders!!!  Do you know the US state locations,
their capitals
and abbreviations?  Play this game and select levels to challenge
yourself.
USA Geography Game```

```Calling all 5th graders!!!  Do you know the US state locations,
their
capitalsand abbreviations?  Quiz
yourself!!!
USA Geography Games 2```

```Learn and use this song to help you remember all the states in
the United
States.  I learned this song
when I was in the fifth grade and it helped so much!  It is a You
Tube video,
so if the school site
blocks it, watch it at home.
Fifty Nifty Song```

```Use this song to help you learn the states and their capitals. It
is a You
Tube video, so if the school
site blocks it, watch it at home.
50 States & Capitals Song```

```Awesome 50 states drawing and song!
Tour the 50 States```

```Use this site as a starting point to gather information about the
state you
are researching.
Information on 50 States```

```Find some information and facts about your state here!
State Facts```

```Check out what life was like during the colonial times!
Colonial Times```

```Learn what life was like during the colonial times playing some
of these games.
Colonial Times Games```

```This is a kid-friendly guide to learning about our government
with good ol'
Ben Franklin as your tour
guide.
US Government for Kids```

```This fun, interactive news site from TIME Magazine categorizes
current events
articles and activities
by grade level and includes games, trivia, and a homework helper.
TIME for Kids```

```Play games and learn resources regarding managing, saving, and
investing money,
Economics for Kids```

```Learn how to type with ten fingers!  I used to think typing with
my two pointer fingers was fast until I  learned the proper way!  It was
one of the most useful classes I had ever taken! This version is for
practice when you are NOT enrolled under a teacher's name.
Typing practice!!!```

```Sign on to type and Mrs. H will see your progress.
Typing.com```

```Get some healthy facts, recipes, and tips for eating right and
staying fit!
Food Pyramid```

```Visit the Dept. of Energy's student site to learn how to do a
Home Energy Checkup!
U.S. Department of Energy```

## Local Resources

```Here are some other resources that are right around you:

```
```Encourage reading while supporting our classroom! Order online or
through the catalog. Our class code GMJKB
Scholastic Book Order ```

```all sorts of videos and games! Search topics for your favorites
or something we are studying.
Science ```

```Salmon Dissection without the mess :)
Science```

```This site offers fun math games for multiple levels of learning
and practice. There are also options to print worksheets for
extra practice at home.

Math ```

```Place value are BASICS to moving on.  Know them well!

Place Value Games```

```Choose what you need to work on or what we are reviewing in class
currently.

Various Math Skills```

```Need to brush up on past lessons, current ones, or check out
future lessons???  This is the site for
you!  Pick the proper topic and play the games!

Math Skills!!```

```Create a game and "meet" your friends for some competitive games
online!  Choose from a variety of skills and learn as you go.

```TIME yourself with times tables!!!

Times Tables```

```Time yourself in this multiplication game.  If you lose, you
start back at the
first level!!!

The Wall Multiply ```

```Time yourself in this subtraction game.  If you lose, you start
back at the
first level!!!

The Wall Subtract ```

```Need to work on a specific set of multiplication tables?  Click
on these table
trees to practice.

Table Trees```

```Figure out if these large numbers are evenly divisible by our
basic math facts!

Divisibility Rules!```

```Do you need to see how WHY multiplication or division works,
among other
things?  Play with the models on this website to get a better
understanding of
the processes of math.

Math with Online Manipulatives```

```See if you can group the teams of 3 (fractions, decimals, and
percents) together.  The levels get
harder as you go.

Fractions, Decimals, & Percents... oh my!```

```Choose your level!  Algebraic thinking with missing numbers and
different
operations!

Operation Order```

```Choose your level (easy, medium, hard, or super brain) for adding,
subtracting, multiplying, dividing, or ALL!  There is also an
algebra.  Challenge yourself as you go!

Math Baseball ```

```Travel around the world while practicing math!  Choose the item
(s) you would
like to review or work on.

Math Journey ```

```Need to practice equivalence, reducing/simplifying, changing
mixed & improper,
subtracting with like & unlike denominators, multiplying,
dividing fractions
and more???  Well, print
some of these out!  They have answer keys so you can check
yourself.

Fraction Worksheets and Answers ```

```This site will give you example fraction problems, walk you
through it, and then give you a chance to

Who Wants Pizza?  Fun way to learn fractions.```

```1 or 2 players: Race to 5 adding by fractions with Unlike
Denominators

Add Fractions with Unlike Denominators - Racing```

```1 or 2 players: Get 3 snowflakes in a row adding by fractions
with Unlike Denominators

Add & Subtract Fractions - Snowflakes```

```Are you REALLY good at math and want a challenge?  Play this
Integer Match Up Game where you will
add, subtract, multiply, & divide positive and negative
integers!  CRAZY!

Integer Match Up Game!```

```All types of math lessons at different concept levels explained
at the click
of a button!

AAA Math Explanations```

```Summer is a terrific time to spend with family and travel.
However, don't
forget that a good book is
essential to some of that down time in order to continue
expanding the mind.
Here's a list of books
within all levels.  Pick one out!

Summer Reading Lists for all Levels!```

```Add your own spelling words to the list (spell them correctly!).
The computer will teach you the
definition, pronounce it for you, and even put it into a
sentence.  When you're ready, take a test!

Study for Spelling ```

```This site is similar to playing Mad Libs and can help students
with parts of
speech.  Choose from a variety of topics to create your own wacky
tale.

Wacky Web Tales```

```Practice nouns and determine whether they are common, proper, or
neither to
make a slam dunk!

Noun Dunk ```

```Practice spelling plural nouns, abbreviations, and  more!

Noun explorer```

```Create your own clubhouse by determining the types of sentences.
Also
practice capitalization and
punctuation.

Sentence Clubhouse ```

```Practice simple & complete subjects/ predicates.

Subject & Predicate ```

```Practice parts of speech in a more challenging way!  Who can
handle it?

Grammar Gorillas```

```Use this interactive game to help build vocabulary playing
Hangman!  This is a
so let's give it a try!

Hangman Vocabulary Building```

```10 different word games to help build your vocabulary!

Word Games ```

```Did you know that words such as address, lean, base, labor have
more than one meaning?  See if you
can figure out which words fit the blank and check your answers!

Vocabulary: Words with Multiple Meanings```

```A little bit of everything!  Challenging brain boosters:
Categorization,
Lateral Thinking, Logic, Number and Math Play, Reasoning, Spatial
Awareness
Word, and Letter Play

Brain Boosters ```

```Calling all 5th graders!!!  Do you know the US state locations,
their capitals
and abbreviations?  Play this game and select levels to challenge
yourself.

USA Geography Game```

```Calling all 5th graders!!!  Do you know the US state locations,
their
capitals and abbreviations?  Quiz
yourself!!!

USA Geography Games 2```

```Use this site as a starting point to gather information about the
state you
are researching.

Information on 50 States```

```Find some information and facts about your state here!

State Facts ```

```Check out what life was like during the colonial times
Colonial Times ```

```Learn what life was like during the colonial times playing some
of these games.

Colonial Times Games ```

```This is a kid-friendly guide to learning about our government
with good ol'
Ben Franklin as your tour
guide.

US Government for Kids```

```This fun, interactive news site from TIME Magazine categorizes
current events
articles and activities
by grade level and includes games, trivia, and a homework helper.

Time for Kids ```

```Play games and learn resources regarding managing, saving, and
investing money.

Economics for Kids```

```Learn how to type with ten fingers!  I used to think typing with
my two
pointer fingers was fast until I
learned the proper way!  It was one of the most useful classes I

Typing Practice ```

```Get some healthy facts, recipes, and tips for eating right and
staying fit!

Food Pyramid ```

```Visit the Dept. of Energy's student site to learn how to do a
Home Energy Checkup!

U.S. Department of Energy```

```View, create, and learn all about art!
Art for Kids ```

```Want to learn to be a cartoonist?
Cartoon Lessons ```

```Explore this site for fun science facts, games, and experiments!
all
Fun Science ```

```The more you practice the faster you get! You have your login in
Typing Practice```

```Practice your speed and accuracy while playing fun games!
More Typing? Yes! ```

```This website was designed by me and two other teachers in the district. It
is meant to promote character through art! Great for parents and students.
LOTS of fun art games and activities.
Character through ART ```

## Local Resources

```Here are some other resources that are right around you:

Boise Independent School District Website: http://www.sd01.k12.id.us/

Mountain View Elementary Website:
http://www.sd01.k12.id.us/schools/mtview/index.html

Boise Public Library: http://www.boisepubliclibrary.org/default.shtml

Events/Things To Do: http://www.boiseevents.net/

Local Art: http://www.boiseartmuseum.org/

Science and Discovery!: http://www.dcidaho.org/```