ResearchWorld Book Online (Students)
    World Book Online (Kids)
    Sweet Search
      InterventionMemory Games:
      Card Match
      Sight Word Match
      Compound Word Match
        SurveyHello! I wrote a survey to gauge your feelings about your 5th grade year. It is totally anonymous so you can speak as honestly as possible. Thanks! Click here to take the 5th grade student survey.
          ReadingThese are the pdf articles regarding the effects of TV:
          TV's Negative Effects
          TV's Positive Effects

          Marco Polo
          "Who Was Marco Polo"
          "The Adventures of Marco Polo"
            ReadingState Research:
            Net State
            Fact Monster

            State Government:
            State Governors
              Towers Puzzle
              Point of View
              Crack Hacker's Safe
              Math Olympics
              Math Millionaire
              Brain Benders
                Social StudiesDay 1:
                Try out the following games...
                Map the States!
                Map the Capitals!

                Stumped? Need a quick reminder of a state/capital? Click on the Review Map

                Day 2:
                Find the Match!
                Brain Concentration!

                Day 3:
                Start with Level 1 and click "Show Me the Maps". Once you complete 25 correct answers, click on "Harder"... that will move you to Level 2. Continue every 25 correct answers!
                Levels 1-5

                Day 4:
                States/Capitals from Beginner to Expert
                States Tetris
                  Reading1. Read The Giving Tree

                  2. Open your Writers' Notebook & start a new page after the Reading Skills Page called 'The Giving Tree'
                  Write the following words & then define them:

                  3. Write the following questions and then answer them:
                  Describe the relationship b/w the boy and the tree.
                  Does the tree show the boy unconditional love? Explain your answer.
                  Do you have a relationship with anyone which involves such selflessness?
                  What is the theme or moral of this book?
                    Reading1. What is your definition of 'bullying'?
                    2. What do bullies do? (What are their behaviors)
                    3. How does it make kids feel?
                    4. How do some witnesses react?
                    5. What are the most effective ways witnesses could react?
                    6. Have you been a bully or bullied? What did you learn from it?
                      Video #1: Typhoons Explained
                      Video #2: ABC News "Typhoon Haiyan Recovery"

                      Caffeine & Kids
                      TFK Article: "Caffeine Craze"
                      Article: "Kids and Coffee"
                      Video: "Too Much Caffeine" (Stop video @ 2:15 and begin your assignment)

                      PBS Kids Cheating Article

                      Antarctic Adventure
                      Video: Penguin Science

                      Video: Tracking Space Debris
                        ScienceThe Energy Story
                        Fossil Fuels
                          MathematicsLessons to help you at home: Fractions By Zeebo!

                          Fractions Part 1: Successfully complete 3 red squares and 3 blue squares.
                          Need a challenge? Click on the Number Box to add green and purple squares.
                          Fraction Sorter
                          Also, try Fraction Finder
                          Then, attempt the Bitesize Fraction Comparing

                          Fractions Part 2:
                          Comparing Fractions
                          Reducing Fractions (To Simplest Form)
                          Quiz yourself only on "Comparing Fractions" and "Reducing Fractions" Fraction Quiz yourself before playing Fraction Connect Four

                          Fractions Part 3 (5-10 Minutes Each):
                          Improper Fractions
                          Mixed Numbers
                          Now, you're ready to: Find Grampy

                          Fractions Part 4:
                          Adding Fractions
                          Subtracting Fractions
                          Quiz yourself only on "Adding and Subtracting Fractions" Fraction Quiz yourself before playing Fraction Connect Four

                            World HolidaysChinese New Year- A Buddhist Celebration!

                            Add information to your Chinese New Year web, using the following links:
                            Chinese New Year for Kids
                            Chinese New Year Yahoo Kids
                            Chinese New Year Wikipedia
                              World HolidaysChanukkah- A Jewish Celebration!

                              Session 1: Add information to your Chanukkah web, using the following links:
                              The Story of Chanukkah
                              The Chanukkah Menorah
                              Playing Dreidel
                              Chanukah: Basic Concepts And Laws

                              Session 2:
                              Word Search
                              Hanukkah Video
                                World HolidaysKwanzaa- An African American Celebration!

                                Watch the video and check out the photo gallery:
                                History Channel

                                Read the introduction page and then use the left sidebar links (principles, symbols, etc>):
                                Official Kwanzaa Website
                                  World HolidaysRamadan and Eid- Islamic Celebrations!

                                  Session 1: Add information to your Islam web, using the following links:
                                  Ramadan- An Islamic Tradition
                                  Eid-Ul-Fitr (only read the first 3 paragraphs)
                                  Eid- An Islamic (Muslim) Celebration
                                    World HolidaysDiwali- A Hindu Celebration!

                                    Add information to your web using the following links:
                                    Diwali, the Festival of Lights
                                    Diwali (At the bottom, learn how other countries celebrate.)
                                    Diwali Story
                                    Diwali for Kids

                                    Diwali Video
                                      World HolidaysFind 'Good Morning' in your language. Use 'Good-bye' in your language at the end of the announcements.
                                      'Good Morning' Translations
                                      'Good-bye' Translations

                                        TechnologyYouTube Prezi Tutorials:
                                        Tutorial #1
                                        Tutorial #2

                                        Prezi Website
                                        (Your login & password are the same as your Google Docs)
                                          MathematicsKhan Academy
                                          1. Click on 'Login' in the upper right hand corner.
                                          2. Your username is either your Google Username (minus all the @stu... stuff) or it's written on the inside of your Nath Notebook
                                          3. Password: Sleeper
                                          Aaron Sleeper
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