WEBQUESTS BY GRADELEVEL

Read Write Think

These interactive tools can be used to supplement a variety of lessons and provide an opportunity for students to use technology while developing their literacy skill

Gamequarium

Easy to navigate portal to the world of online learning.


MATHEMATICS


3rd.gifPearson Successnet Math

mathbook.jpg Sharpen math skills and vocabulary with exciting online math games and crossword puzzles.Third grade math skills with unlimited interactive practice, explanations, examples, and challenge games.

external image mp_logo.jpgAction-packed site where students can practice math skills, solve word problems, watch math videos, play logic games and have some fun!

math-for-kids-logo.gif Math resource designed by teachers, specifically for students and children of all ages. A place where students can practice all aspects of math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, in a fun and pressure free way.

external image logo-nlvm.gifNational Library of Virtual Manipulatives

external image piebar_icon.gif Create a Graph


SOCIAL STUDIES

Harcourt Social StudiesAdventure activities, virtual field trips, variety of atlas, biographies and more.

Microsoft Live Earth - Great resource for studying geography and the earth.

SCIENCE


Houghton Mifflin Science

Cricket Connections, Discover Simulations, Crossword Puzzles, eWord Games, eGlossary, and Word Finds for each unit and chapter.


SCIENCE ONLINE TEXT LOGIN


SCIENCE BUDDIES

Topic Selection Wizard to help you find a topic that can hold your interest.


WEBQUESTS

More Webquests. Go to Find WebQuests and type in your topic of choice.

KEYBOARDING

Dance Mat Typing Begin at Level 1 and build up your skills gradually through to Level 4.

"Paste the Keys" Typing “Paste the Keys” typing exercises for all levels

"Goat Typing" This is the very popular BBC typing website with a humorous goat as the host.

"Alphabet Rain" Typing focuses on learning typing with the rhythm of music.

"Falling Words" Typing

Power Typing Typing exercises and speed test

Keybr Basic typing site that keeps track of progress. Need to register for a login to use site.


Technology Lessons

On the Street Where You Live: Online Mapping

In this online activity, students use Google Maps to pinpoint their home address and get directions to and from school.

Jet-Setting Pets

In this lesson, K-5 students select a pet and a travel destination, then find four things the pet could do at that locale. Designed for use with Inspiration/Kidspiration, the lesson can be adapted for use with other programs.

A Picture's Worth 1000 Words:Decoding Intercultural Symbols

In this interdisciplinary lesson, K-8 students try to interpret what pictographs -- pictures that symbolize a word or concept -- really mean. Then they write sentences using their own pictograph system.

Croc or Gator?

Students read online information about crocodiles and alligators, write down the similarities and differences, and then create a Venn Diagram.

Look But Don't Touch:Dangerous Animal Facts

Using an age-appropriate reference site, students identify three facts on a dangerous animal then record those facts on a printable graphic organizer.

or the entire class. A downloadable template makes this activity easy to implement in your classroom.

Prehistoric Pen Pals

Students research dinosaurs, assume the personality of a specific dinosaur species, and write online “getting to know you” letters to other student-dinosaurs in the class. Students then swap letters and write replies.

Panda-Monium!

Students learn basic facts about giant and lesser pandas, then categorize same or differing characteristics onto an online Venn diagram.

Illustrating Student Writing

In this lesson, students type in Microsoft Word a descriptive paragraph about a person or other creature they would most like to meet. They then draw in Microsoft Paint a picture of that person and/or of their meeting, and insert that image into the Word document.

Formatting Fun

Students practice formatting basics for use in classroom writing activities.

How Does it End? A Lesson in Creativity

Students use drawing software, such as Paint to draw, or write and draw, their own endings to a read-aloud story.

Little, Medium, Big

Students love to spend time on the computer, especially in early childhood. Why not use that time to practice classroom skills? In this lesson, students use the computer mouse to order sets of clip art in a Word document.