Useful ELA and Math Internet Resources



“Tips, Technology, and Togetherness” Workshop


Useful Internet Resources


ELA

Great website for family read-alouds

http://bankstreet.edu/center-childrens-literature/childrens-book-committee/read-alouds-for-older-children/


A link to The Washington Post where author Fred Bowen writes a weekly sports column for kids:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/fred-bowen/2011/05/26/AGgnGFCH_page.html

Fred Bowen

http://www.fredbowen.com/


Rob Buyea

http://www.robbuyea.com/


Barrie Summy

http://barriesummy.blogspot.com/


R. J. Palacio author of Wonder

http://rjpalacio.com/

Jarrett J. Krosoczka

http://www.studiojjk.com/








MATH

Khan Academy    


  1. www.KhanAcademy.org    

  2. You do not need an account for this website

  3. If you want your child to have an account, follow these steps   

  4. “Parents Start Here”

  5. Establish an account for your child using an email address and, if desired, add to Mrs. Schwarz’s Khan Academy “class” in one of the following ways:

    1. Students can be added to my class using the code “M6DGGM”

    2. Send Mrs. Schwarz (kschwarz@nrsd.net) the email address that was used to set up the student’s Khan Academy account

  6. Encourage use of Khan Academy

    1. Arithmetic and Pre-Algebra

    2. Algebra

    3. By Search of topic


IXL            


Every student has an account set up by the district. Students can request their user name and password from Mrs. Schwarz or the Computer Technology teacher.


  1. www.IXL.com

  2. Login

  3. Search for topic or

  4. Choose a Grade or

  5. “Practice” then choose grade/topic


Websites linked to LBMS Textbooks

  1. 7th   www.glencoe.com  

  2. 8th   www.classzone.com  


Math Facts Practice

  1. www.multiplication.com   Multiplication facts practice through games

  2. www.freerice.org Anyone can use Free Rice at anytime without registering or being part of a team, but if you want your earned rice to be counted as part of the LBMS total log-in (in the top bar of choices).  

User name:   lbms7gradeteam  (all one word)

Password is: lancers1  


Sample MCAS questions

  1. http://www.doe.mass.edu/mcas/




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