Grade Two

e-Learning for Kids is a great site with some wonderful interactive learning games that are engaging and fun. Students click on their grade and then a list of games divided into subjects comes up. 

Literacy 
ABCya! | Learn to Read at Starfall | Reading Matrix | 
Reading Planet Phonics | Vocabulary Game | Synonyms & Antonyms | Homophone Introduction | Homophone Exercises | Kizclub | Word World Core Knowledge Lesson Plans & Units Word Build & Bank 
Word Sort-Short Vowel Families | Picture Match-beginning letter, short & long vowel sounds | Between the Lions | Little Animals Activity Center | SuperWhy! |Phonological Awareness
Comprehension | 
Into the Book What's in the Bag | The Patchworker Game | Story Map Interactive | The Mystery Cube | Word Girl | 
Vocabulary | Between the Lions | Synonym Sam's Lab | Eye on Idioms 
Fluency | Storyline | Between the Lions

Writing | Storybook Maker | Poetry Forms | Acrostic Poems | Diamante Poems | Letter Generator | Fractured Fairy Tales 
Electronic Text | Animals | Dinosphere-non-readers | Dinosphere-early readers | Dinosphere-readers | Creature Feature | Weird News | The Disaster Area |
Math Virtual Manipulatives | Primary Interactive Math | Crickweb | Topmarks Aunty Math | Changemaking Game | Changemaking Lesson | Count Us In | Count Your Chickens | Interactive Mathematics | Mr. Martini's Flashcards | Printable Number Worksheets | 100th Day Ideas | 100th Day Hotlist | 300 Ideas for 100th Day of School | Draggable Math | Count Us In | Interactive Mathematics Mr. Martini's Flashcards 
Science
 Science Clips
Media
 | Shelving Game 
| Non-Fiction Elements Movie

SOCIAL STUDIES

FIVE THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY-Location, Place, Relationships, Movement, Regions 
1. How does geography affect the way people live or lived?
 
2. How does geography help me understand more about the world?
 
3. How does literature help me understand geography?
 

Country Studies |  Time for Kids Around the WorldKids National Geographic |  Knowledge Bears-click on the continent to find your country |


The Five Themes of Geography | 5 Themes of Geography | Five Themes of Geography |  The Five Themes of Geography | The Five Traditional Themes of Geography The Five Themes of Geography | Five Times Five: Activities | Geography Game | How Far is it? | Safari Touch Tank |Continent & World Outline Maps

SCIENCE
Marvelous Magnets & MagLev Design Challenge

Magnetism  | MagnetismMagnetism | Magnetism | BrainPop Movie | What is a Magnetic Field? | Electricity & Magnetism | Magnet Lessons | Magnets Lesson |How Magnets Work | Cool Experiments | Snacks about Magnetism | Iron in Cereal | Magnet Man | Magnetism Snacks | Magnetic Fields The Wonders of Electricity & Magnetism Video | Electricity & Magnetism Topics | Magnetism Game | Polarity lesson | Magnetic Lines of Force | How Compasses Work | 
MagLev 
YouTube MagLev Toy Train YouTube MagLev Real Train | 

Trees

Structure & System of a Tree | Trees of Needham | Tree Identification | Real Trees 4 Kids | Tree Planting Campaign | Dr. Arbor Talks Trees EEK! A Tree's True Color | Kids for Trees | Label Tree Anatomy | Arboretum Cyber-Walk | Fall Foliage | Lorax Game | Field Guide | Rain Forest Strata |American Forests | Biomes | Exploring the Secret Life of Trees | Tree Activities | Tree Finder | Measuring Trees | Terrific Trees Competition |Treetures | Tree Lessons | What Tree is That? | Trees are Terrific | Billion Tree Program | What's it like where you live? | Tree Encyclopedia | Identify America's Common Trees | Trees of North America | 
Why leaves change color 
Autumn Leaves | Autumn Leaf Scrapbook | Awesome Autumn | Fall Color | Why Leaves Change Color | Why Leaves Change Color | Why Leaves Change Color | Why Leaves Change Color | Why Leaves Change Color | Why Leaves Change Color | Why Leaves Change Color in the Fall | Why Leaves Change Color | Why Leaves Change Color | Fall Crafts, Decorations & Printouts | Fall Themes | The Miracle of Fall | Nature in Your Back Yard |

Soil
Soil info from the USDA | Soil Science Education Homepage | BBC Rocks & Soils Interactive | The Green Pack Multimedia Presentation | Soils around the World 
Soil-net | Erosion | Erosion Control | Just for Kids Soil Biological Communities | Soil Education Resources | Hands-On Soil Investigations | Dr. Dirt's K-12 Teaching Resources | Conservation Education | The Dirt on Soil-What's Really going on under Ground? | Soil Lessons | 
Dig It! the Secrets of Soil

ANIMALS NATIVE TO NEW ENGLAND
1. Why do certain animals live in our community?
 
Needham Animal Pictures

Amphibians | Amphibiaweb | Amphibians | What is an Amphibian? | Amphibians | Frogs & Toads | Frogs vs. Toads | Life Cycle of a Frog |Morphology of a Frog | A Thousand Friends of Frogs | Frogs & toads in Color & Sound | Salamanders & Newts | Salamanders & Newts |Salamanders & Newts | Newts | Salamanders Amphibians | Alligators & Crocodiles | All About Frogs | Frogs: A Chorus of Colors | Frogs-Exploratorium | All about frogs for kids | Frogs-Kidzone | Save the Frogs | 
Community Animals
  | Animal Fact Guide | Animal Bytes | National Geographic Animals | eNature Field Guide | Reptiles & Amphibians | Frog Quiz |Animal Communities | Animals | The Food Chain | Worm World | Classifying Critters | Amazing Animals | Animal Adaptation | Awesome Animals |The Food Chain | All About Birds | Fish FAQs | Mammals | Reptile Printouts | Sea World | Animal Diversity Web | Nocturnal Animals | Predators & Prey | The Great Habitat Game | Animal Jeopardy |  Bats Bats Everywhere | Incredible World of Mammals | Rabbits & Wolves | Wild New England 
Farm Animals Virtual Farm Trip 
Webcams/Galleries |
Webquests | Farmers Farmers Everywhere | 
Wild Animals  | Snowshoe Hares | A Wild Animal Reserve | Virtual Game Reserve | Animals of the Arctic | Arctic Wildlife | Animal Tracks |Camouflage | Animal Life Cycle Lesson 
Zoos | Brevard Zoo | Birmingham Zoo | Bronx Zoo | Indianapolis Zoo | Nashville Zoo | National Zoo | Oakland Zoo | Oregon Zoo | San Diego Zoo |Exzooberance | Switcheroo Zoo | Smithsonian Nat'l Zoological Park | 

THE SENSES ? no longer to be taught per Science Center
1. How do we use our senses to explore the world around us?
 
2. How would life be affected in the absence of one or more of our senses?
 

Feeling | Touching | The Skin | Touch Experiments 
Hearing Let's Hear it for the Ear! | Sound | The Ear | Hearing Movie-Quicktime | Ear Animation | Virtual Tour of the Ear | Ears & Hearing Lessons |Hearing Experiments 
Seeing | A Big Look at the Eye |  Safe Eyes Quiz | Eyesight-an Insight Thinkquest | Do You Wear Glasses? Here's Why | The Eye | Sight ExperimentsAnatomia | How Vision Works | Sight | A Perception of Vision Eye Site | More Links Lesson Plan Ideas
Smelling Smell | Animated Nasal Passages | Smelling | The Nose Knows | Smell Experiments 
Tasting | Tasting | Physiology of Taste | That's Tasty | Name That Taste Lesson 
The Senses Brainpop Movies | Coming to Our Senses | Come To Your Senses | Human Senses-BBC | Seeing, Hearing & Smelling the World | Sense-sational Senses | The Five Senses | Five Senses Lessons | Taste, Touch & Smell Lesson | Your Sense of Taste & Smell | Interactive Body-Senses Game | Neuroscience for Kids | Enchanted Learning | How the Body Works | Yucky Gross & Cool Body | 10 Activities |


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