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    For parents and students:


    Here is a great way to reinforce parts of speech.  Remember Mad Libs?

    Mad libs





    For practice with Bar Modeling:
    Use this link to access all the 'friendly' notes from our Singapore Math program:
    If you can't remember how to do some work when you're tackling your homework - all the examples, and explanations are here. 
    Thank you to Mr. Crasson for uploading them and letting us share his webpages.  We all appreciate it!! 
    Places to practice addition facts:


    NCTM: Various Online Math Games

    FunBrain Math Games

    Funschool Math Games


    National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

    Cyberchase Tangram Puzzles

    Melvin's Make a Match - Equivalent Fractions


    5th Grade Math Links

    Prodigy Math

    An engaging game that can be differentiated for students. Student answer questions to “battle” creatures. Digital manipulatives are available to help solve problems.

    Calculation Nation - Challenge others. Challenge yourself. nctm.org

    Calculation Nation has been put together by NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics). From the site: “The games of Calculation Nation™ are organized around content from the upper elementary and middle grades math curriculum. By becoming a citizen of Calculation Nation™, your child or student will play online math strategy games that allow them to learn about fractions, factors, multiples, symmetry and more, as well as practice important skills like basic multiplication and calculating area — all while having fun.”

    Operations and Algebraic Thinking


    Call of Hierarchy: Black Order of Operations 5.OA.1 xpmath.com

    Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.

    The Order of Operations 5.OA.1 mrnussbaum.com

    This innovative game requires students to save seven members of a Royal Family from prison by using their order of operation skills to build stairways leading to their secret cells.

    Math Interactives 5.OA.1 learnalberta.ca

    5.OA.1 This interactive mathematics resource allows the user to explore the order of operations (brackets, exponents, multiplication, division, addition and subtraction). The resource also includes print activities, solutions, learning strategies, and a math game.

    Algebraic Reasoning 5.OA.2 mathplayground.com

    5.OA.2 Find the value of a given object based on information provided on the scales. [Levels 1 and 2 contain two scales. Level 3 is more difficult and has three scales.]

    Illuminations: Primary Krypto 5.OA.3 nctm.org

    Combine five number cards using the four arithmetic operations (+, –, ×, ÷) to arrive at a "target" number. This online version of Primary Krypto uses the numbers 1–10 only.

    Crack Hackers Safe 5.OA.3 pbskids.org

    Solve double and triple patterns to crack Hacker's code.



    Call of Geometry: Quadrilateral Warfare 5.G.3 xpmath.com

    Understand that attributes belonging to a category of two-dimensional figures also belong to all subcategories of that category. For example, all rectangles have four right angles and squares are rectangles, so all squares have four right angles.

    Maze Game 5.G.1 shodor.org

    5.G.1 Students use their knowledge of points on a graph to move a robot to the target, while avoiding mines.

    Math Interactives 5.G.4 learnalberta.ca

    5.G.4 This interactive mathematics resource explores the properties of triangles, quadrilaterals and regular polygons and allows students to classify shapes based on their properties. The resource includes print activities, solutions, learning strategies, and a shape guessing game.

    Numbers and Operations - Fractions


    Subtract Fractions With Lines - Strict 5.NF.1 visualfractions.com

    5.nf.1 Subtract unlike fractions using number line manipulatives.

    Add Unlike Fractions With Lines 5.NF.1 visualfractions.com

    5.nf.1 Add unlike fractions using a number line as a manipulative. Includes good directions.

    Fractions - Adding - NLVM 5.NF.1 usu.edu

    5.nf.1 Visualize fraction pies as you find the common denominator to solve a fraction addition problem.

    Multiplying Fractions Millionaire Game 5.NF.4 math-play.com

    5.nf.4 A quiz game styled after "Who want to be a millionaire?" complete with call a friend, 50/50, ect. One or two player.

    Multiply Fractions With Lines 5.NF.4 visualfractions.com

    5.nf.4 Multiply mixed factions using a number line/graph manipulative. Nice directions.

    Divide Fractions With Lines 5.NF.7 visualfractions.com

    5.nf.7 Divide factions using a number line manipulative. Good directions.

    Measurement & Data


    Horrendous Soup 5.MD.1 mrnussbaum.com

    Add ingredients from three categories: mass, distance, and capacity. To prove to the world that you have made the most terrible concoction the world has ever seen, you have to get the recipe right. To get the recipe right, you have to show the ability to convert the mass, capacity, and distance of the given ingredients to different metric measurements.

    Math Pup Measurement Puzzle 5.MD.1 mathnook.com

    Piece together the puzzle by converting units of measurement.

    Pour to Score . Cyberchase | 5.MD.4 pbskids.org

    Pour, empty and refill containers to find the numbers 1 t 
    Social Studies 

     Ben's Guide to the US Government



    Scholastic Immigration                                                           Tenement Museum
    American Revolution: 
    It's important that you understand the causes of the American Revolution, so that you can begin to understand why the American Constitution is so important.  Using these Brainpop presentations will remind you of the important issues.
    You will need your user name & password to log on to Brainpop:
    Important facts:                     Causes:                                Road to Liberty
    American Revolution Brainpop                    Causes of the Revolution                    Road to Liberty PBS  
    These websites will help you to find information about the Constitution:                                                                                                      
    Congress for Kids      Ben's Guide to US Government        Interview with President Obama Scholastic Reporter            founding father
                                                                             President Obama: why the Constitution is still 
                                                                                            important today... 
    School House Rock helps us learn about the Constitution too... 
    The Preamble
    The Preamble School House Rock         Preamble with lyrics School House Rock
    Passing a Bill 
    I'm Just a Bill School House Rock
    Games that help you learn...
    Current Events 
    Win The White House


    I will be adding more tabs with links to curriculum related websites, so keep checking back each month!