3rd-5th Grade Resources

Math

ABCYAABCYA
ABCya is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All children’s educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers.
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A Plus MathAplusMath
Aplusmath.com has been providing interactive math activities to help students improve their math skills with flashcards and games. Also provides worksheets and homework help.
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cool mathCool Math 
Cool Math makes math enjoyable for people who thought it couldn’t be fun.  
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fuel the brainFuel The Brain
This site has fun games and activities that address the current core standards at the elementary level.  It provides numerous games, printables, interactives and more. 
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fun brainFunBrain
Free educational games, online books, and comics. Funbrain, created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy. 
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HIP pocket changeH.I.P Pocket Change
It is all about fun and information, especially coin information.  The games, stories, and other activities bring coins to life.  You need FLASH Player to play these games.
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ixlIXL – Math and Language Arts
IXL provides comprehensive, standards-aligned math and language arts practice for K–12. IXL provides unlimited practice in more than 4000 math and language arts lessons.
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Math Game TimeMath Game Time
Math Game Time has interactive math games, videos and worksheets that are separated by grade level. Your students will be able to practice everything from counting to decimals.
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Math PlayMath Play
Are you looking for free online math games? At Math Play you can find a wide variety of fun games that you can play online. Most games are suitable for elementary and middle grades. They are organized by grade level, content, and game type.
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Math PlaygroundMath Playground
Play with numbers and give your brain a workout! Math Playground is filled with 100s of math games, logic puzzles, math word problems, and videos.
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Mr. NussbaumMr. Nussbaum
MrNussbaum.com was developed with the idea that crucial concepts, themes, ideas, and fact sets taught in the classroom can be enhanced over the internet through interactivity. It offers dozens of interactive games specifically designed to pinpoint one or several essential concepts taught in elementary years.
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multiplication.comMultiplication.com
Games, activities, and resources to help kids learn the multiplication facts. Make teaching the times tables fun at Multiplication.com. 
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smarty gamesSmarty Games
Free games for learning how to use money, tell time, count and read. Also, you’ll find mazes, memory games, puzzles, Sudoku and more!
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turtle diaryTurtle Diary
Ranging from preschool learning games to kindergarten games in math and science, and first grade spelling games to second grade language games for reading help, our games and activities that are especially conceptualized to complement the learning capabilities of kids from different age groups.
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Social Studies

icivicsiCivics
Free interactive games for learning civics. Some of the topics covered by materials at iCivics include citizenship and participation, separation of powers, branches of government and budgeting.
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mission usMission U.S.
Mission U.S. is home to two free, interactive, immersive U.S. history games. One focuses on the American Revolution, the other focuses on a slave’s quest for freedom, and both bring history to life around the student, giving events of the past an immediate and highly personal appeal.
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Mr. NussbaumMr. Nussbaum
MrNussbaum.com was developed with the idea that crucial concepts, themes, ideas, and fact sets taught in the classroom can be enhanced over the internet through interactivity. It offers dozens of interactive games specifically designed to pinpoint one or several essential concepts taught in elementary years.
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map reading

Web Rangers - Reading a Map
This website provides a interactive activity to teach students how to read a map. 
 
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Science

BagheeraBagheera 
Learn about endangered and already-extinct species from around the world at Bagheera. Classroom activities and resources are also available for additional learning opportunities.
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earthquakesEarthquakes for Kids
The U.S. Geological Survey website provides students with information about earthquakes. They can learn about the latest quakes, watch animations, get ideas for science fairs or play earthquake-related puzzles and games.
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enatureENature 
Use eNature’s Endangered and Threatened Species search engine to enter your zip code and learn about highly-threatened animals near you. There are also animal-related games, quizzes and other freebies available.
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exploratoriumExploratorium
The official website of the Exploratorium, the museum of science, art and human perception in San Francisco. It includes materials and activities for a variety of subjects,  from astronomy and space to the human body.
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extreme scienceExtreme Science 
What is the largest ocean carnivore? How big is the world’s largest tarantula? Just how cold does the Antarctic actually get? Learn all about the extreme animals and places around the world.
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garbologyGarbology
A great resource for a unit on garbage, the “Three Rs”, or protecting the environment. This website does a great job of explaining what happens to the items we discard throughout our life and solutions for doing a better job at preserving our planet.
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howtosmileHowtosmile
Howtosmile is a collection of the best educational materials on the web, in addition to learning tools and services – all designed especially for those who teach school-aged kids in non-classroom settings.
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Inner BodyInner Body Anatomy Explorer
Inner Body is an interactive resource where you can learn all about the anatomy and physiology of the human body.  Detailed images and descriptions allow you to learn about the anatomy and physiology of the region or object in focus. Browse by general region of the body, or by specific anatomical structure.
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Lawrence Hall of ScienceLawrence Hall of Science
This site is home to interactive whiteboard-friendly science games and ideas for great supplemental science activities.
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Mr. NussbaumMr. Nussbaum
MrNussbaum.com offers dozens of interactive games specifically designed to pinpoint one or several essential concepts taught in elementary years.
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national aquariumNational Aquarium 
Take a 360-degree tour of the National Aquarium, located in Baltimore. The official website has tons of resources on the marine animals that are showcased in their habitats.
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PhETPhET Interactive Simulations
PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations.  The simulations are written in Java, Flash or HTML5, and can be run online or downloaded to your computer. 
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Steve Spangler ScienceSteve Spangler Science Experiments
A searchable directory of easy and fun science experiments and science fair ideas.
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turtle diaryTurtle Diary
Ranging from preschool learning games to kindergarten games in math and science, and first grade spelling games to second grade language games for reading help, our games and activities that are especially conceptualized to complement the learning capabilities of kids from different age groups.
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wildscreenWildscreen Arkive
Discover and learn about the world’s endangered animals, plants and fungi – reveal what they look like, what makes them special and why we should protect them.
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Language Arts

ABCYAABCYA
ABCya is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All children’s educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers.
thirdgrade        fourth grade        fifth grade

 

free riceFree Rice
This website allows your students to review English vocabulary and grammar at varying levels of difficulty. For each correct answer, the website will donate one grain of rice. Have your students play Free Rice when they finish early and keep track of how much rice your students have contributed to combat hunger. 
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free typing gamesFree Typing Games
Is the premiere site to play free typing games, lessons, and tests.  Our Typing Tutor is the best way to learn to type.  No downloads, installations or registration required.
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fun brainFunBrain
Free educational games, online books, and comics.  Kids can read a variety of popular books and comics on the site, including Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Amelia Writes Again, and Brewster Rocket.
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ixlIXL – Math and Language Arts
IXL provides comprehensive, standards-aligned math and language arts practice for K–12. IXL provides unlimited practice in more than 4000 math and language arts lessons.
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into the bookInto The Book
Into the Book is a reading comprehension resource for elementary students and teachers. They focus on eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating and Synthesizing. Try the online interactive activities.
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librarians internet databaseLibrarians Internet Database   
Find websites you and your students can trust in this directory that has been compiled by librarians.
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Mel kidsMel Kids
Are you out fishin’ for some fun ways to learn online? Look what we have for you! Good stuff for school, funny poems, silly songs, books to read or listen to, Michigan facts, and lots of other cool info. It’s all here!
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Mr. NussbaumMr. Nussbaum
MrNussbaum.com was developed with the idea that crucial concepts, themes, ideas, and fact sets taught in the classroom can be enhanced over the internet through interactivity. It offers dozens of interactive games specifically designed to pinpoint one or several essential concepts taught in elementary years.
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newselaNewsela   
Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that’s always relevant: daily news.  Connect to CCSS and leveled content for inclusion classrooms.
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storylineStoryline Online
Listen to well-known actors reading children’s books in a graphically dynamic video with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image. 
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turtle diaryTurtle Diary
Ranging from preschool learning games to kindergarten games in math and science, and first grade spelling games to second grade language games for reading help, our games and activities that are especially conceptualized to complement the learning capabilities of kids from different age groups.
thirdgrade        fourth grade        fifth grade

 


tween tribuneTweenTribune   
The daily news sites for kids, tweens and teens – where you’ll find the most compelling, relevant and interesting news.  Stories are selected by professional journalists working closely with teens, tweens and teachers.
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