Patriots Challenge

The Patriots Challenge begins here:

Join the Patriots Challenge Club! This club is for any scholar who is interested in going above and beyond the normal classroom expectations. All you need to do is learn about the topic and tell Mrs. Parker the answers during your recess/lunch break or before/after school. Questions can be answered in any order you choose. You can become a 1 star member or go all the way up to a 100 star member! Your name will be posted on the "Patriots Wall of Fame" as soon as you earn 15 stars.

 

 Learning is a lifelong journey: let's travel together.

 

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 game

Click on the correct European country game

8.

Name 10 countries in Africa.

Click on the correct African country game

9.

Name 10 major bodies of water.  

Oceans and Seas

10.

Name 10 major world rivers.  

Fact Monster - 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.com 

Lakes of the world

13.

Name 10 major mountains or mountain ranges.

Highest Peaks

14.

Name the 50 states.  

50 States Quiz

15.

Write the names of the 50 states on a map.  

Explore the States

16.

Name the state capitals.  

State Capitals - Homework Spot

17.

Name the 13 Colonies.  

13 Colonies Homepage

List of the 13 Colonies

13 Colonies Quiz & Map

18.

Name 10 Native American tribes.

Native American Nations

19

Name 10 Oregon Trail landmarks.  

Historic Sites Along the Trail

20.

Label 10 of California’s counties on the map.  

Oregon Blue Book Counties Home Page

21.

Name the state symbols of California.  

State Symbols of Oregon

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

 28.

Name 10 Native American tribes.  

 29.

 Name 10 major U.S. cities.

 30.

Name the 5 Great Lakes. 

 31.

 Memorize the Preamble to the Constitution.

 

 

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SCIENCE Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
32.    

Name 15 kinds of fish.

Fish Facts

KidsKonnect.com - Fish

33.     Name 15 marine creatures.  

KidsKonnect.com - Aquariums

34. Name 15 mammals.  

All About Mammals

35. Name 15 vertebrate animals.

List of vertebrate animals

Vertebrate animals & photos

36. Name 15 desert animals or wildlife.

Loads of desert animal information

37. Name 10 amphibians.  

Amphibians

38. Name 10 reptiles.  

Reptile Database

39. Name 10 dinosaurs.  

Dinosaur Pictures

All About Dinosaurs

40. Name 10 types of birds.  

State Birds of the U.S.A.

A-Z of Birds

41. Name 10 rainforest birds or mammals.  

Rainforest Wildlife

Zoobooks - Rainforest Mammals Crossword Puzzle

KidsKonnect.com - Rainforest

42. Name 10 deciduous trees.  

What Tree Is It?

43. Name 10 rocks or minerals.  

Mineral Gallery - see photos

Rock Hounds - How Rocks are Formed

Rocks & Minerals

44.

Name 10 chemicals and their chemical symbols.  

The Periodic Table of Elements 

Another Periodic Table Website

45. Name 10 constellations.

Choose a constellation then "constellation lines"

More constellation pictures

Another constellation site

46. Name 10 organs in the human body.  

Interesting Information About the Human Body

47. Name 8 types of clouds.

More about clouds

48. Name 5 inventors and their inventions.  

National Inventors Hall of Fame Timeline

49 Name 5 human body systems

Virtual Body

Body Systems

50. Name the stages of the water cycle.  

Water Cycle Animation

51. Name the order of the colors in the rainbow.  

About Rainbows

52. Label the major bones of the skeleton.

Human Skeleton - Enchanted Learning

Mr. Bones Assembly Activity

53. Name the order of the planets in the solar system.  

Introduction to the Nine Planets

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LANGUAGE ARTS

&LINGUISTICS

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research...

54. Name 20 verbs.  

What is a Verb?

Play the "Nouns or Verbs? game

55. Name 20 adjectives.

More adjective info.

56. Name 20 adverbs.

Adverbs

More about Adverbs

57. Name 20 prepositions.

Guide to Grammar & Writing

58. Name 10 common nouns & 10 proper nouns.

Nouns

Noun activities to quiz yourself with

59. Name 10 famous authors.

Children's Authors

KidsKonnect.com - Authors

60.

Give 2 examples each of alliteration, personification, simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia.

Simile, metaphor, personification

Onomatopoeia

61. Count to 20 in Spanish.

Count to 20 & listen

62. Count to 20 in French.

Click "Ecoutons" to listen to the numbers & then click "Repetons" and finally, "Praticons" to play a game - neat site!

63. Use sign language and "sign" the alphabet.

Sign Language Game

64. Name 15 punctuation rules.

 

65. Name 10 Newbery authors and their books.  

 

 

 

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MATH

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66. Draw the lines of symmetry for the capital alphabet. Symmetry of Capital Letters
67. Compute area of squares, rectangles, circles, and triangles. Math.com - Area Formulas
68. Name the perfect square numbers up to 225.   Learn Your Square Numbers
69. Write in Roman numerals up to 100.

Roman numerals

Know your Roman numerals

Take a Roman Numerals Interactive Quiz

70. Name 5 famous mathematicians.

Four famous mathematicians

A long list of mathematicians

71. Earn 100% on the area & perimeter of rectangles quiz.

Area of rectangles

Play "Shape Surveyor" to practice both

Area & perimeter - under "Free Activities", click "Area" to watch a cool slide show

72. Earn 100% on the square roots test.

Learn about square roots

Square roots flashcard game

73. Earn 100% in 1 minute on the addition basic facts test. 

Arithmattack

74. Earn 100% in 1 minutes on the subtraction basic facts test.  

Arithmattack

75. Earn 100% in 1 minute on the multiplication basic facts test.  

Arithmattack

76. Earn 100% in 1 minute on the division basic facts test.   Arithmattack
 77. Earn 100% in 3 minutes on the reducing fractions test.   

 

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MISCELLANEOUS

 

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research...

78. Name one career for each letter of the alphabet.  

A HUGE list of careers

Jobs Kids Like

79. Name the birthstones for each month.   Birthstones
80. Name 20 different modes of transportation.    
81. Name 15 breeds of horses.   Horse Breeds of the World
82. Name 15 breeds of dogs. Dog breeds from A.K.C.
83. Name 12 winter or summer Olympic events.  

KidsKonnect.com - Olympics

84. Name 10 large U.S. corporations.   Career Lab - Corporate Clients
85. Name 10 instruments in a marching band.   Instrument Encyclopedia
86. Name 10 instruments in a symphony orchestra.   Sounds from the Orchestra - neat site!
87. Name 10 football teams and their cities.   National Football League.com
88. Name 10 basketball teams and their cities.   National Basketball Association.com
89. Name 10 baseball teams and their cities.   Major League Baseball.com
90. Name 10 hockey teams and their cities.  National Hockey League.com
 91.  Name 10 soccer teams and their cities.  
 92.  Name 10 golf or tennis athletes.  
 93.  Name 15 outdoor plants.  
 94.  Name 10 indoor house plants.  
 95.  Name 10 crops grown on a farm.  
 96.  Name 10 makes and models of foreign cars.  
 97.  Name 10 makes and models of American made cars.  
 98.  Name all the elementary schools in Moreno Valley.  
 99.  Name all the teachers at La Jolla.  
 100. Spell all of your class member's names correctly.  

 

Patriots Challenge Club is adapted from The Mastery Club created and maintained by Heather Renz in Redmond, Oregon.

 

The original Mastery Club can be found at http://www.redmond.k12.or.us/mccall/renz/masteryclub.htm.