A Great Student in the Making
Are there things about school that make you frustrated? There are strategies what can help you become more successful. Dig into the Learning Toolbox and see what is there to help you.
Absolutely Needed Resources
Gather the information you need on this wonderful site.
Activities About Verbs
All About Garbage
Have some fun while learning about a serious subject.
Amaze Your MInd
In our vocabulary packet this week, we read about migrating animals. I am always amazed when we read about the trips that animals take. I was happy to see that some of the kids are just as enthralled as I am. If you want to learn more, go to any of the sites at this location. Be prepared to be in awe as you learn even more about the miracle of migration.
Awesome Multimedia Software
Become a Better Writer
Collection of Writing Strategies and Applications in Powerpoint Presentations.
This is a portion of a wonderful elaboration projects created by educators in Washington state.
Try different words when you write.
Need a quick prompt idea?
Children of Willesden Lane
Here is a mind-blowing site. Put on your running shoes and start your voyage through history. You can start wherever you wish, but just for me, jusf for now, try World War II.
There are so many wonderful stories to discover at this site. Some stories are related to books that you can read. Click on the History link to discover some places to explore
Visit this interactive site to learn more about the life of British kids during World War II.
This site will give you more information about how life was for people living in London during the war.
This site also contains wonderful links about the ancient world.
Jeopardy Powerpoint Template
Make your own Jeopardy game.
Download the powerpoint presentation to review clauses.
You can practice many grammar skills at this site.
Need to review your verbs? Check out this site.
Simple games but good practice in identifying prepositions.
There are tons of short quizzes to help you see where you need the most support.
Great Mail Race
Use this kid-teacher-parent-friendly site to locate the addresses schools in the United States.
Use this site to write your letters in correct friendly and business formats.
Here are some very weird facts about Illinois.
For the city kids who do not even know what AGRICULTURE is.
ISAT Math Practice Tests
Find activities for the areas in which you tested poorly
ISAT Reading Practice
This practice test from Texas will score your test online.
See which fingers to use on the keyboard.
One more...try it...you might like it.
Tips on writing for students in Illinois and the rest of the country too.
This program was written by teachers in Illinois to help kids be successful when taking the ISAT tests.
Tips for writing a news article
If INFERENCES are frustrating you, get some practice online at this site.
Laptop Teacher Links
Use this interactive site to create a cover for your CD or DVD Case
720 choices...that is even more than I can use.
Looking for a list of topics to research? Discover the possibilities at this site.
Check out the musical instruments that were played during the medieval times.
Fun and Games in the Castle
In responding to the topic, All sports teams should be open to girls and boys, here is a site that will give you some facts and figures to support your opinion.
Teachers at FMS,
If you have received a SMARTBOARD in your classroom at this time, please take a moment and answer the survey at this site.
Discover the world of aviation as seen through the eyes of NASA
Discover the wonders of our world and its peoples
Use this site to answer your questions about iMovie
Tips for learning spelling words.
Sometimes practicing your spelling words can be fun. Each week I will put your spelling list on "Spelling City." You will be able to practice your cursive writing with each word. How about a crossword puzzle? Maybe you enjoy word searches. Practice taking a spelling test and print out your results.
The winter olympics take place every four years. There is so much to learn about them and from the athletes who compete in the games. We are packing our suitcases and heading north for a trip of a lifetime.
Storytelling & Story Collecting
Here are some ideas to help you write good questions to use when interviewing older members of your family or older members of the community. Interviewees should not be able to answer your questions with "yes" or "no" responses. Your goal is to collect interesting stories.
This is a list of unsolved mysteries and links that provide information. Explore some of these sites and see that grabs your attention. Perhaps you will discover the solution.