## Links to help you with your MAP goals

NWEA Reading Strands WebsitesWord Meaning and Context http://www.wordcentral.com/games.html - Word games, and more from Merriam Webster http://superkids.com/aweb/tools/logic/ - Matching words, word scrambler, hangman, and other fun games Understand Text http://home.earthlink.net/%7Eeslstudent/read/readdo1.html#uvic– Reading passages and exercises for all lexile levels (2nd – 5th grade)http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/reading/index.htm- Reading passages and exercises for lexile level 330 (ending 2nd – beginning 3rd grade)http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/courses/elc/studyzone/- Reading passages with various comprehension and grammar activities for lexile levels 220 – 570 (2nd – 3rd grade)Analyze Texthttp://www.quia.com/mc/94601.html - Cause and effect games http://kids.mysterynet.com/ - Solve several online mysteries http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity_collections_preview/predict_outcomes/3_predict.html Practice making predictions while you read Evaluate and Extend Texthttp://www.secretsatsea.org/- Go on an ocean-themed adventure story Other Ways to Help Your Child with Reading- Provide many opportunities for your child to read books or other materials. Children learn to read best when they have books and other reading materials at home and plenty of chances to read.
- Read aloud to your child. Research shows that this is the most important activity that parents can do to increase their child’s chance of reading success.
**Keep reading aloud even when your child can read independently.** - Make time to go to the library.
- Play games like Scrabble, Scattergories, and Balderdash together.
- Follow your child’s interest – find fiction and nonfiction books that tie into this interest.
- Work crossword puzzles with your child.
- Give a magazine subscription for a gift.
Reading Resources - click on this site for help by RIT score ReadWriteThink, sponsored by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English is an excellent site with resources organized by grade level, resource type, learning objective, or theme. If you search through their interactive resources for students, each is linked to multiple lessons to introduce the concept needed before students practice skills |
NWEA Math Strands WebsitesNumber Processeshttp://www.mathcats.com/explore/oldegyptianfractions.html Practice adding fractions http://www.mathcats.com/storyproblems.html Practice story problems created by kids! http://www.funbrain.com/cashreg/ Select “medium”. Also click on the American flag. The amount of money you owe will be in green at the top, called “Amount of sale”. The amount you paid will be in green at the top called, “Amount Paid”. How many of each coin or bill will you get back as change? Click “Go”. http://www.mathplayground.com/count_the_money.html Practice counting money http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vLibrary.html Click on Grades 3-5, Number and Process, then Circle 21. Solve a puzzle involving adding positive and negative integers to sum to twenty one. Mathematics Statistics and Probability http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/default.aspx Practice creating graphs http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/category_g_2_t_5.html Virtual manipulatives http://www.curriculumbits.com/prodimages/details/maths/mat0005.html Practice playing dice games http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/math4/e/readpicto3p.cfm Practice reading pictographs Mathematics Algebraic Concepts http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/math/patterns/people/ Practice using patterns http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/NumberCruncher/ Practice input/output machines http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/SumSense/sumadd.html Practice addition problems http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/SumSense/sumsub.html Practice subtraction problems http://www.mathcats.com/explore/factfamilycards.html Print addition, subtraction, multiplication and division fact family cards http://www.mathplayground.com/hm_multiplication.html Multiplication Four-In-A-Row Geometryhttp://www.mathcats.com/explore/polygons.html Practice using polygons http://www.aplusmath.com/cgi-bin/games/geopicture Practice with geometry shapes http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/maths/shape_space/ Practice using angles, lines and graphs http://www.haelmedia.com/html/sg_m2_001.html Practice sorting polygons http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/resources/flash.php?&file=triangles Practice sorting triangles http://www.haelmedia.com/html/sg_m3_001.html Practice dividing symmetrical objects http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vLibrary.html Click on Grades 3-5, Geometry, then Tangrams. Use all seven Chinese puzzle pieces to make shapes and solve problems. Measurementhttp://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/PerimeterExplorer/ Practice finding perimeter http://arcytech.org/java/clock/clock.html Practice telling time http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/meas.cgi?A1=s&A2=1&A3=0&INSTRUCTS=1 Practice reading a ruler http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/ItsADate/default.htm Practice reading a calendar http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/WebLessons/MeasuringTools/default.htm - Practice choosing correct measurement http://shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Estimator/ Practice estimating counting, length and area. Select Random, Difficulty 1 and Almost Perfect. http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/category_g_2_t_4.html Virtual manipulatives Math Resources - click on this site for help by RIT score. Kahn Academy - This pdf document lists the RIT scores and standards in math for each and links to the Kahn Academy webpage for the specific area selected. Kahn Academy also has links for Social Studies and some grammar items. Primary Grades 2nd - 5th Grade 6th - 8th Grade |