Preapproved Websites

Below are a list of sites that are preapproved for use at school. You must be finished with work and have your teacher’s permission to play games before visiting them. Visiting any sites that are not approved can result in loss of computer privileges.

Kindergarten – Fourth Grade:

abcya.com

PBS Kids (plan to use headphones with this one. The games require listening to instructions.

NickJr.com

Knowledge Adventure

Poptropica

Spelling City

Code Monster I recommend this game for 3rd and up.

Math Playground

Digital Dialects

Exploratorium

Science News For Kids

Cool Math Games. – this one works for now. If the plug-ins quit, go to abcya.com 5th grade, strategy and skills games. Same games, better hosting. It plays nicer with Chromebooks.

Middle School:

RETURN MAN! Look what I found, guys!

Defend Your Nuts Squirrel Game – You man NOT visit any videos

Code.org

Discovery Ed

Fun Brain

Poptropica

Christmas Bounce Game You’re welcome. Current top score is 1450. If you can beat that score (and prove it), there might just be a prize in it for you.

Code Monster

How Stuff Works

Coolified Math This one has provisional approval. The games seem okay, just not very educational. Don’t abuse the privilege of having this game on the preapproved list.

If you have websites and games you would like me to consider for this list, please put them in the comments. I’m looking primarily for games that are educational and they must be appropriate for school (no violence or other inappropriate stuff). I also steer clear of games that are heavy on advertising. If you think you’ve got a winner, list it below, and I’ll have a look.

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State and Country Reports

Hello, 3rd and 4th Grade! Here are copies of what you are doing for your research. You already have a copy in your folder that you received at the beginning of the year, but you may click these links to look at the packet in class.

State_Report_A-Z[1] – this is the one that you will turn in. You might want to make your notes on a separate piece of paper and write it in your best handwriting later.

State Report Optional (Optional -. You do NOT HAVE TO DO THIS ONE, but it could be helpful when presenting.)

country_report_docThe country report looks long. Don’t be intimidated! You can do it! The first couple of pages are simply instructions. You can read those and then move on to the fill-in-the-blanks stuff. Have fun with it! I can’t wait to learn some cool facts from you!

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Don’t Be Cruel! It’s ELVIS DAY!

Today you get to do some fun research on The King. Not the King of Kings this time; the King of Rock and Roll!

Here are some links and videos for you to use to answer the following questions.

  1. Where was Elvis born?
  2. When did he learn to play guitar?
  3. What was his first big hit?
  4. How many albums did he record?
  5. Besides music, what else was Elvis famous for?
  6. What food did Elvis like?
  7. What is the name of Elvis’s house?
  8. What other cool things can you discover?

Kiddle

Easy Science

Duckster

Soft Schools

Soft Schools Timeline

 

 

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