NEW Tween Tribune - Read about it first then click your grade level to read and learn more about your world. Good reading over the summer break.
English Maven - helping students one step at a time with English (Reading Comprehension) Use the cassette version for more interactive lessons
Dream Box Math online for Williams School
Touch Typing Lessons
Science Kids Corner Food Chain and more
Intel's Journey Inside the Computer
California Vistas - People and Places 2nd grade textbook (Macmillan/McGraw-Hill)
Foss Balance and motion roller coaster game!
Magnetism & Electricity
Pearson SuccessNet Math series
AR Home Connect
Power Proofreading HM
Academic Skill Builders
Power Proofreading HM
Parts of Speech 1
Parts of Speech 2
Educational Resource for our Reading Series by Houghton Mifflin for Spelling and Vocabulary
Science Enrichment by Foss
Language Arts Links
Education Place Houghton Mifflin Grammar Games and more
Bright Ideas for Wriing - http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/brightideas/
Grammar Blast - http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/grammar/
Evaluation Station - http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/evalstation/
Net's Best for Research - http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/netsbest/
Authors and Illustrators - http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmr/mtai/
Graphic Organizers - http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/graphorg/
Writers' Showcase http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/showcase/
Challenge your vocabulary (and help a few people, too) Click Free Rice http://freerice.com/#/english-vocabulary/1355
EnVision Math 2nd Grade
Math Practice - Ages 5-14
A math website kids LOVE — Win awards, certificates, have fun! www.IXL.com/math
FunBrain - Fun Activities http://www.funbrain.com/teachers/grade_46.html
Harcourt Math Grade 2 http://harcourtschool.com/menus/math2002/ca/gr2.html
Web-Based Typing Programs
Here are a few typing programs your child can
using at school. Try them out at home, too.
Here are some helpful websites for your research projects.
Fun games to practice Language Arts and Math. Click Bitesize http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/literacy/phonics/index.shtml
Working with analogies at www.spellingcity.com/analogies.html
Students will watch the Video Lesson, then click on the Enrichment Strategies and practice the Elementary games, then play the Spellingcity Featured Games to help them practice with immediate feedback and NO paper.
English Maven http://www.englishmaven.org/Pages/Reading%20Comprehension.htm - Choose Verb Tense on the left navigation bar. Please work through all the exercises learning about the "be" verb tense.
Reading HM eWord Game Don't forget to place your mouse of the words to have it read it to you. Choose the story for the week first!
Spellingcity.com Do your assignments please
Homework for week of Feb. 4th to 8th - Do Money, Time and Fractions: Word Search, O-Rama, Matchit, and Letter Fall @ http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/2nd-grade-math.html
Envision - pearsonsuccessnet.com Do your Topic Learn and Quiz work.
DreamBox play.dreambox.com/login/aatt/williamse Continue at your level
Sumdog - http://sumdog.com Play the US National Contest
Origami - geometry spacial learning http://www.origamiplayer.com/
http://www.typingweb.com/tutor/ You must sign in using the same username and password as DreamBox, AR or Spellingcity. Start at the beginning lesson and work through each lesson.
Cause and effect Little Alchemy at http://littlealchemy.com/ Have fun creating different elements and things based on combinations of elements
May - Changes in matter
Learn about the experiments that make the properties of solids, liquids and gases change.
March/April Animal and Plant Life Cycles - Animal Research Report
Great site where students can study and it will READ it to you too! Please always make sure to monitor their searches when a student is on the internet.
January and February we are working on Magnets and Electricity
KS2 Bitesize Science -
November/ December we worked on Balance and Motion Do the Roller Coaster Game http://fossweb.com/ca/modulesK-2/BalanceandMotion/index.html
October we worked on Forces and Motion http://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com/snpapp/iText/products/0-328-23711-6/player.html?type=video&file=/casciencedp/videodiscoverypd/dpd_phy_mot_553/dpd_phy_mot_553&name=Forces%20and%20Motion&icon=discovery
Online stuff for U.S. President Research Project
Unit 1 The BIG Idea - The Big Question :
How did families long ago make a difference in our world today?
Take the quiz http://www.mhschool.com/ss/ca/eng/g2/u1/g2u1_quiz.html
America's Story from America's Library - Black History Month
Watch the video @ http://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/vtl07.la.rv.text.duke/duke/
Read about The Duke Ellington @ http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/ellington/aa_ellington_youth_1.html
Mapping Skills: Please login by creating and then using your Sumdog username and password so you can save your pennies and then watch the video about Washington D.C. , play games and more http://pbskids.org/wilsonandditch/
Mapping for Social Studies You must play the Adventure Island game first. Then you can play the other map games by
National Geography http://www.mywonderfulworld.org/toolsforadventure/games/index.html
World Continents and Oceans - Level 3 - Geography http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_G4_name_input.html
Map Match - http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-games/index.php
Unit 2 Exploring Our Earth - The Big Question: How can we find out about places on Earth?
Take the quiz http://www.mhschool.com/ss/ca/eng/g2/u2/g2u2_quiz.html
Activity: Make an electronic book about your community http://www.mhschool.com/ss/ca/eng/g2/u2/g2u2_activity.html
Environment - Play the Green Game at http://go.ucsusa.org/game/
Learn about the Water Cycle http://www.epa.gov/safewater/kids/flash/flash_watercycle.html
Learn more at http://www.epa.gov/students/index.html
Unit 3 How Our Government Works - The Big Question: How does government help people get along?
Take the quiz http://www.mhschool.com/ss/ca/eng/g2/u3/g2u3_quiz.html
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/index.html
Our Government http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/government/index.html