Student Links

first

Reading and Language Arts

Open Court Resources:  A collection of links to complement unit themes  for first grade.
http://www.opencourtresources.com/teaching/index.html

Starfall:  Designed primarily for first graders, the site is also appropriate for preschool through second graders. Animated storybooks, movies, and games make learning to read fun.
http://www.starfall.com/

Clifford the Big Red Dog Interactive Storybooks:  A collection of stories (in English and Spanish) and interactive word games.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/clifford1/

Jan Britt’s Homepage: Children’s author offers resources to accompany her stories, including printable games, activities pages, and video clips.
http://www.janbrett.com/

Mathematics

GO Math! is the first K-6 program written to align with the Common Core. With GO Math! you will hit the ground running and have everything you need to learn the Common Core Standards.
https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do?orgID=04919489

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Grade-level appropriate resources and activities reviewed by NCTM members. Includes cross-curricular connections.
http://www.nctm.org/resources/content.aspx?id=7448

AAA Math: features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts
http://www.aaastudy.com/grade1.htm

Math Standards: A collection of math activities starting ranging from Number & Operations to Data Analysis.
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_1st_math_new.htm

Science

Scott Foresman:  Resources for units of study on Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science and the Human Body.
http://www.sfscience.com/english/grade_1/index.htm

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill: Links are aligned to California Content Standards for Science. Site includes vocabulary games, and animated models. Main ideas translated in to 5 different languages – Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Khmer, and Hmong.

Social Studies

American’s Library: Library of Congress’s site. Introduces students to symbols, icons, and traditions of the United States.
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

SCORE History/Social Science: A collection of resource links arranged by state content standards.
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/resources/grades/?g=1

second

Reading and Language Arts

Open Court Resources:  A collection of links to accompany to complement unit themes for  2nd grade.
http://www.opencourtresources.com/ocr/grade2/index.html
 
Starfall:  Designed primarily for first graders, the site is also appropriate for preschool through second graders. Animated storybooks, movies, and games make learning to read fun.
http://www.starfall.com/

Writing Fix for Kids: Features interactive writing activities and activities to engage all types of learners. Site includes tools, games, and lessons on conventions, and areas for publishing.
http://writingfix.com/traits_primary.htm#forkids

Mathematics

GO Math! is the first K-6 program written to align with the Common Core. With GO Math! you will hit the ground running and have everything you need to learn the Common Core Standards.
https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do?orgID=04919489

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Grade-level appropriate resources and activities reviewed by NCTM members. Includes cross-curricular connections.
http://www.nctm.org/resources/content.aspx?id=7452

AAA Math: features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts
http://www.aaastudy.com/grade2.htm

Math Standards: A collection of math activities starting ranging from Number & Operations to Data Analysis.
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_2nd_math_new.htm

Science

Scott Foresman:  Resources for units of study on Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science and the Human Body.
http://www.sfscience.com/english/grade_2/index.htm

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill: Links are aligned to California Content Standards for Science. Site includes vocabulary games, and animated models. Main ideas translated in to 5 different languages – Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Khmer, and Hmong.

Social Studies

American’s Library: Library of Congress’s site. Introduces students to heroes from long ago and the recent past who have made a difference.
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

SCORE History/Social Science: A collection of resource links arranged by state content standards.
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/resources/grades/?g=2

Cyber Safety

Internet Safety Game for Kids: AT&T’s site designed to teach elementary school children about safety and security while surfing the web.
http://www.att.com/Common/images/safety/game.html

NetSmartz:  An interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
http://www.netsmartzkids.org/indexFL.htm

third

Reading and Language Arts

Open Court Resources:  A collection of links to complement unit themes for  3rd grade.
http://www.opencourtresources.com/ocr/grade3/index.html

PBS for Kids: Between the Lions –A comprehensive collection of interactive activities, games, and stories (including downloadable video clips) that address five key areas of reading instruction: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and text comprehension.

http://pbskids.org/lions/parentsteachers/lionstogo/

American Folklore: Website contains numerous tales of American folklore. Site is organized around different themes, such as Famous Characters, Historical Folklore, and Regional Folktales.
http://www.americanfolklore.net/

Writing Fix for Kids: Features interactive writing activities and activities to engage all types of learners. Site includes tools, games, and lessons on conventions, and areas for publishing.
http://writingfix.com/traits_primary.htm#forkids

Mathematics

GO Math! is the first K-6 program written to align with the Common Core. With GO Math! you will hit the ground running and have everything you need to learn the Common Core Standards.
https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do?orgID=04919489

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Grade-level appropriate resources and activities reviewed by NCTM members. Includes cross-curricular connections.
http://www.nctm.org/resources/content.aspx?id=7454

FunBrain.com:  Site hosted by the Family Education Network. Provides free educational games and quizzes in math, grammar, science, spelling, and history.
http://funbrain.com/

AAA Math: features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts
http://www.aaastudy.com/grade3.htm

Math Standards: A collection of math activities starting ranging from Number & Operations to Data Analysis.
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_3rd_math_new.htm

Social Studies

SCORE History/Social Science: A collection of resource links arranged by state content standards.
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/resources/grades/?g=3

Science

Scott Foresman:  Resources for units of study on Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science and the Human Body.
http://www.sfscience.com/english/grade_3/index.htm

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill: Links are aligned to California Content Standards for Science. Site includes vocabulary games, and animated models. Main ideas translated in to 5 different languages – Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Khmer, and Hmong.

Cyber Safety

Internet Safety Game for Kids: AT&T’s site designed to teach elementary school children about safety and security while surfing the web.
http://www.att.com/Common/images/safety/game.html

NetSmartz:  An interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
http://www.netsmartzkids.org/indexFL.htm

fourth

Reading and Language Arts

Open Court Resources:  A collection of links to complement unit themes for 4th grade.
http://www.opencourtresources.com/ocr/grade4/index.html

American Folklore: Website contains numerous tales of American folklore. Site is organized around different themes, such as Famous Characters, Historical Folklore, and Regional Folktales – and State Folklore.
http://www.americanfolklore.net/

Writing Fix for Kids: Features interactive writing activities and activities to engage all types of learners. Site includes tools, games, lessons on conventions, and areas for publishing.
http://writingfix.com/traits_primary.htm#forkids

Mathematics

GO Math! is the first K-6 program written to align with the Common Core. With GO Math! you will hit the ground running and have everything you need to learn the Common Core Standards.
https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do?orgID=04919489

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Grade-level appropriate resources and activities reviewed by NCTM members. Includes cross-curricular connections. http://www.nctm.org/resources/content.aspx?id=7456

FunBrain.com:  Site hosted by the Family Education Network. Provides free educational games and quizzes in math, grammar, science, spelling, and history.
http://funbrain.com/

AAA Math: features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts
http://www.aaastudy.com/grade4.htm

Math Standards: A collection of math activities starting ranging from Number & Operations to Data Analysis.
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_4th_math_new.htm

Social Studies

SCORE History/Social Science: A collection of resource links arranged by state content standards.
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/resources/grades/?g=4

Science

Scott Foresman:  Resources for units of study on Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science and the Human Body.
http://www.sfscience.com/english/grade_4/index.htm

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill: Links are aligned to California Content Standards for Science. Site includes vocabulary games, and animated models. Main ideas translated in to 5 different languages – Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Khmer, and Hmong.

Cyber Safety

Internet Safety Game for Kids: AT&T’s site designed to teach elementary school children about safety and security while surfing the web.
http://www.att.com/Common/images/safety/game.html

NetSmartz:  An interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
http://www.netsmartzkids.org/indexFL.htm

iKeepSafe Internet Safety Coalition: Teaches basic rules of Internet safety to children and parents. Includes excellent video segments.
http://www.ikeepsafe.org/for-parents/

fifth

Reading and Language Arts

Open Court Resources:  A collection of links to complement unit themes for 5th grade.
http://www.opencourtresources.com/ocr/grade5/index.html

American Folklore: Website contains numerous tales of American folklore. Site is organized around different themes, such as Famous Characters, Historical Folklore, and Regional Folktales – and State Folklore.
http://www.americanfolklore.net/

Mathematics

GO Math! is the first K-6 program written to align with the Common Core. With GO Math! you will hit the ground running and have everything you need to learn the Common Core Standards.
https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do?orgID=04919489

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Grade-level appropriate resources and activities reviewed by NCTM members. Includes cross-curricular connections. http://www.nctm.org/resources/content.aspx?id=7478

After School Mathematics: Website for grades 5-8 created by after school staff and credentialed teachers. Site consists of 10 thematic activity modules, each with at least four activities.
http://www.afterschoolmath.org/

AAA Math: features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts
http://www.aaastudy.com/grade5.htm

Math Standards: A collection of math activities starting ranging from Number & Operations to Data Analysis.
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th_math_new.htm

Social Studies

SCORE History/Social Science: A collection of resource links arranged by state content standards.
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/resources/grades/?g=5

The Underground Railroad : Site includes interactive journey with Harriet Tubman along the Underground Railroad.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/99/railroad/index.html

Ben’s Guide to US Government: Introduces students to Federal Government.
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/

Quia US Capitals: Provides activities for learning states and captitals.
http://www.quia.com/mc/4.html

CNN’s Student News:  Provides news for students with cross-curricular ideas are available for all subject areas.
http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/

Science

Scott Foresman:  Resources for units of study on Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science and the Human Body.
http://www.sfscience.com/english/grade_5/index.htm

Macmillan/McGraw-Hill: Links are aligned to California Content Standards for Science. Site includes vocabulary games, and animated models. Main ideas translated in to 5 different languages
Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Khmer, and Hmong.

Radar’s Chem4Kids – Site provides background atoms, elements, compounds, and more.
http://www.chem4kids.com

Cyber Safety/Cyber Ethics

SafeKids Quiz: Online quiz to test knowledge of how to safely surf the web. http://www.safekids.com/quiz/index.html

NetSmartz:  An interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
http://www.netsmartzkids.org/indexFL.htm

Cyberbullying: Provides background on cyberbullying, with tips for combating cyberbullying.
http://www.mcgruff.org/#/Advice

Cyberbee’s Guide to Copyright Law: Provides quick answers to copyright law basics for kids.
http://www.cyberbee.com/cb_copyright.swf

sixth

Reading and Language Arts

Open Court Resources:  A collection of links to complement unit themes for  5th grade.
http://www.opencourtresources.com/ocr/grade6/index.html

New York Times Word of the Day:  Part of New York Times Learning Network, a free service for students, parents and teachers.
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/students/wordofday/

Mathematics

Khan Academy: A library of videos which cover K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.
http://www.khanacademy.org/about

GO Math! is the first K-6 program written to align with the Common Core. With GO Math! you will hit the ground running and have everything you need to learn the Common Core Standards.
https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do?orgID=04919489

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: Grade-level appropriate resources and activities reviewed by NCTM members. Includes cross-curricular connections.
http://www.nctm.org/resources/content.aspx?id=7542

After School Mathematics: Website for grades 5-8 created by after school staff and credentialed teachers. Site consists of 10 thematic activity modules, each with at least four activities.
http://www.afterschoolmath.org/

AAA Math: features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of the concepts
http://www.aaastudy.com/grade6.htm

Math Standards: A collection of math activities starting ranging from Number & Operations to Data Analysis.
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_6th_math_new.htm

Social Studies

SCORE History/Social Science: A collection of resource links arranged by state content standards.
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/resources/grades/?g=6

CNN’s Student News:  Provides news for students with cross-curricular ideas are available for all subject areas.
http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/

Science

Scott Foresman:  Resources for units of study on Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science and the Human Body.
http://www.sfscience.com/english/grade_6/index.htm

Cyber Safety/Cyber Ethics

SafeKids Quiz: Online quiz to test knowledge of how to safely surf the web.
http://www.safekids.com/quiz/index.html

NetSmartz:  An interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
http://www.netsmartzkids.org/indexFL.htm

Cyberbullying: Provides background on cyberbullying, with tips for combating cyberbullying.
http://www.mcgruff.org/#/Advice

Cyberbullying: Common Sense Media provides tips for standing up to cyberbullying.
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/cyberbullying

Cyberbee’s Guide to Copyright Law: Provides quick answers to copyright law basics for kids.
http://www.cyberbee.com/cb_copyright.swf

Copyright Kids!:  Online quiz on copyright law, complete with a printout certificate of successful completion.
http://www.copyrightkids.org/quizframes.htm

Parent Links

U.S. Department of Education – California Reading List Web Site
California State Board of Education
Sacramento County Office of Education