Click on the links below to view lists of interactive web resources that help support your child’s curriculum through online practice, information and games.

Please note that the websites that are listed are not maintained by the Tewksbury Public Schools.

General Resources

Schoolhouse Technologies - Worksheet Factory

Boardman Local Schools

Preschool – Grade 2

Language Arts

America’s Library
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

Learn about Amazing Americans, etc. with games and online activities

American Folklore
http://www.americanfolklore.net/

Explore folklore through American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tales, etc.

Grade Two – Proofreading Practice
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/language_arts/pmp/interactive_guide/g02/g02home.htm
Practice Proofreading: capital letters, end marks, spelling, word use, etc.

Internet4Classrooms
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help.htm
Select the grade level and link to sites to practice skills for language arts.

Power Proofreading
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/proofread/index.html
Practice proofreading skills.

Practice Reading Tests
http://www.longman.com/ae/marketing/sfesl/practicereading.html
Tips on taking a reading test, read passages and answer questions. (not self-correcting)

Read Write Think: Student Materials
http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp
Online tools for poetry, comparing and contrasting, practice with fragment sentences, evaluating non-fiction, etc.

Sadlier-Oxford Word Study
http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm
Select a grade level and work on activities to practice language arts skill.

Math

A Plus Math
http://aplusmath.com/
Addition and subtraction games
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Reed

AAA Math
http://www.aaamath.com/
Online practice for a variety of math topics
(Just click on the grade level and select the topic you want to practice)

Count Us In
http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/default.htm
Various games to help students understand basic number concepts
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Ventura

Illuminations: Web Resources for Math ***Highly Recommended
http://illuminations.nctm.org/swr/index.asp
Links to selected websites that reinforce math skills – identified by grade level and strand

Internet4classrooms ***Highly Recommended
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/math_elem.htm
List of sites to visit for math practice

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics ***Highly Recommended
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/grade_g_1.html
Interactive virtual manipulatives for all areas of math
Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Graham

Project Interactive by Shodor ***Highly Recommended
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/elementary/
Collection of interactive online activities and tools to reinforce math skills
Includes a math dictionary
Site Recommendation Submitted by P. McDonnell

Science

Science Net Links: Resources
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/resource_index.htm
Links to various websites that reinforce the understanding of science topics

Science Net Links: Tools for Learning
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/tool_index.cfm
Links to various interactive tools for understanding science topics.

Butterflies: Foremost’s Butterflies are Blooming
http://www.foremostbutterflies.com/fun.html
Games and an explanation of the lifecycle of the butterfly
Site Recommendation Submitted by B. Kreszinksi

Habitats: Insect Hunt by Fossweb
http://www.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/Insects/index.html
Use a magnifying glass to find insects that are camouflaged in different habitats
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Reed

Matter: Harcourt – States of Matter
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/states_of_matter/
View a clip on the states of matter
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Ventura

Soils: SK Worm Answers Your Questions About Soils
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/feature/education/squirm/skworm.html
Learn about soils
Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Mooney & D. Morandi

Weather: BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/plants_animals_env.shtml
Interactive student site about animals and the environment.

Weather: Edheads
http://www.edheads.org/activities/weather/index.htm
Learn how to predict the weather – Adult assistance needed
Site Recommendation Submitted by K. Bancroft

Weather: Fema for Kids
http://www.fema.gov/kids/
Weather / disaster interactive site (songs, mazes, games)
Site Recommendation Submitted by K. Bancroft / L. Austin

Social Studies

Ben’s Guide to US Government for Kids
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/index.html

Games, Activities, and information on our nation, our government, Community helpers, symbols, etc.
Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Brewin & P. Elwell

Enchanted Learning: Symbols of the USA
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/symbols/

Learn about US Symbols with information, printouts, and activities.
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Gallo

Enchanted Learning: Rivers
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/rivers/activities.shtml

Learn about river vocabulary, printout continets and major rivers on the continent, play a river quiz.
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Gallo

Internet4Classrooms
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_2nd_social.htm
Links to various activities to practice Social Studies concepts.
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Gallo

USFA: Fire Safety
http://www.usfa.fema.gov/kids/flash.shtm
Learn about fire safety with information and activities.
Site Recommendation Submitted by P. Elwell

Play Kids Games: Geography
http://www.playkidsgames.com/problem_solveGames.htm

Online puzzles and activities for learning about world geography.
Site Recommendation Submitted by P. Elwell

National Geographic’s Expeditions Links for Learning About Geography
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/links.html

Links for learning about geography. Don’t forget to check out the different activities.

America’s Library
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

Learn about Amazing Americans, the 50 states, etc. with games and online activities

Grades 3-4

Language Arts

America’s Library
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

Learn about Amazing Americans, etc. with games and online activities

American Folklore
http://www.americanfolklore.net/

Explore folklore through American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tales, etc.

Grade Three – Proofreading Practice
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/language_arts/pmp/interactive_guide/g03/g03home.htm

Practice Proofreading: capitalization, punctuation, spelling, usage, etc.

Grade Four– Proofreading Practice
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/language_arts/pmp/interactive_guide/g04/g04home.htm

Practice Proofreading: capitalization, punctuation, spelling, usage, etc.

Internet4Classrooms
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help.htm
Select the grade level and link to sites to practice skills for language arts.

Power Proofreading
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/proofread/index.html
Practice proofreading skills.

Practice Reading Tests
http://www.longman.com/ae/marketing/sfesl/practicereading.html
Tips on taking a reading test, read passages and answer questions. (not self-correcting)

Read Write Think: Student Materials
http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp
Online tools for poetry, comparing and contrasting, practice with fragment sentences, evaluating non-fiction, etc.

Sadlier-Oxford Word Study
http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm
Select a grade level and work on activities to practice language arts skills

Math

A Plus Math
http://aplusmath.com/
Addition and subtraction games
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Reed

AAA Math
http://www.aaamath.com/
Online practice for a variety of math topics
(Just click on the grade level and select the topic you want to practice)

Illuminations: Web Resources for Math ***Highly Recommended
http://illuminations.nctm.org/swr/index.asp
Links to selected websites that reinforce math skills – identified by grade level and strand

Internet4classrooms ***Highly Recommended
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/math_elem.htm
List of sites to visit for math practice

Math Cats
http://www.mathcats.com/contents.html

Various Math games and activities
Site Recommendation Submitted by P. Keddie

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics ***Highly Recommended
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/grade_g_1.html
Interactive virtual manipulatives for all areas of math
Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Graham

Project Interactive by Shodor ***Highly Recommended
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/elementary/
Collection of interactive online activities and tools to reinforce math skills
Includes a math dictionary
Site Recommendation Submitted by P. McDonnell

Science

Science Net Links: Resources
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/resource_index.htm

Links to various websites that reinforce the understanding of science topics

Science Net Links: Tools for Learning
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/tool_index.cfm

Links to various interactive tools for understanding science topics.

Ecosystems: Biomes of the World
http://mbgnet.mobot.org/

Learn about different biomes
Site Recommendation Submitted by L. Marsh

Electricity: Theater of Electricity at the Boston Museum of Science
http://www.mos.org/sln/toe/toe.html

Learn about the history of electricity, how a Van da Gaaf generator works
Includes two videos and many pictures

Life Cycles: Fossweb Interactive Modules
http://www.fossweb.com/modules3-6/index.html

Lean about life cycles and do an activity
Site Recommendation Submitted by T. Follett

Magnets: BBC – Magnets and Springs
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/7_8/magnets_springs.shtml

Learn about magnets and springs
Site Recommendation Submitted by L. Marsh

Plants: ThinkQuest: Plants and Our Environment
http://library.thinkquest.org/3715/

View diagrams and learn key plant vocabulary
Site Recommendation Submitted by T. Hennemuth

Rocks: Rocks for Kids
http://rocksforkids.com/index.html

Learn about rocks and minerals with interactive activities
Site Recommendation Submitted by S. Mulno

Social Studies

America’s Library
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

Learn about Amazing Americans, the 50 states, etc. with games and online activities

Ben’s Guide to Us Government: Quick Facts Learn About Your State
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/state/index.html

Learn state mottos, bird.,

Do You Know About USA Geography?
http://www.usa.learningtogether.net/capital.html

Practice matching states with their capitals.
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Gagne

National Geographic’s Expeditions Links for Learning About Geography
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/links.html

Links for learning about geography. Don’t forget to check out the different activities

Grades 5-6

Language Arts

America’s Library
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

Learn about Amazing Americans, etc. with games and online activities

American Folklore
http://www.americanfolklore.net/

Explore folklore through American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tales, etc.

Grade 5 – Proofreading Practice
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/language_arts/pmp/interactive_guide/g05/g05home.htm
Practice Proofreading: capitalization, punctuation, spelling, usage, etc.

Graphic Organizers
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/6_8/graphorg/
Graphic organizers for writing.

Internet4Classrooms
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help.htm
Select the grade level and link to sites to practice skills for language arts.

Power Proofreading
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/proofread/index.html
Practice proofreading skills.

Practice Reading Tests
http://www.longman.com/ae/marketing/sfesl/practicereading.html
Tips on taking a reading test, read passages and answer questions. (not self-correcting)

Read Write Think: Student Materials
http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp
Online tools for poetry, comparing and contrasting, practice with fragment sentences, evaluating non-fiction, etc.

Sadlier-Oxford Word Study
http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm
Select a grade level and work on activities to practice language arts skills

Math

A Plus Math
http://aplusmath.com/
Addition and subtraction games
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Reed

AAA Math
http://www.aaamath.com/
Online practice for a variety of math topics
(Just click on the grade level and select the topic you want to practice)

Create a Graph
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/index.asp

Practice creating and interpreting graphs
Site Recommendation Submitted by K. Anderson

Explore Learning with Gizmos
http://www.explorelearning.com/

Interactive math activities on number & operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis & probability.
Site Recommendation Submitted by K. Anderson

Illuminations: Web Resources for Math ***Highly Recommended
http://illuminations.nctm.org/swr/index.asp
Links to selected websites that reinforce math skills – identified by grade level and strand

Internet4classrooms ***Highly Recommended
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/math_elem.htm
List of sites to visit for math practice

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics ***Highly Recommended
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/grade_g_1.html
Interactive virtual manipulatives for all areas of math
Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Graham

Project Interactive by Shodor ***Highly Recommended
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/elementary/
Collection of interactive online activities and tools to reinforce math skills
Includes a math dictionary
Site Recommendation Submitted by P. McDonnell

Word Problems for Kids
http://www.stfx.ca/special/mathproblems/welcome.html

Word problem practice

Science

Science Net Links: Resources
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/resource_index.htm

Links to various websites that reinforce the understanding of science topics

Science Net Links: Tools for Learning
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/tool_index.cfm

Links to various interactive tools for understanding science topics.

Cells: Cells Alive
http://www.cellsalive.com/cells/animcell.htm

Review Animal Cell structures
Site Recommendation Submitted by J. Mrozoski

Moon: Enchanted Learning – Moon Quiz
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/activities/radiobuttonquiz/Moonpz.shtml

Interactive quiz on the moon with additional moon information
Site Recommendation Submitted by J. Mrozoski

Moon: Star Child
http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html

Activities and information about the solar system from NASA

Simple Machines: Edhead’s Simple Machines
http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/index.htm

Explore the concepts of simple machines using activities

Simple Machines: The Odd Machine
http://www.edheads.org/activities/odd_machine/index.htm

Learn how simple machines work together

Technology: Invention Play
http://inventionatplay.org/playhouse_main.html

Use problem solving skills to develop using your imagination

General Science: Fossweb Interactive Modules
http://www.fossweb.com/modules3-6/index.html

Various science topics with information and online activities

Social Studies

America’s Library
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

Learn about Amazing Americans, the 50 states, etc. with games and online activities

Ancient Egypt: Museum of Science – Planning Your Afterlife
http://www.mos.org/quest/afterlife.php

Learn about Egyptian afterlife – don’t forget to click on the “Planning Your Afterlife” link to identify what you would need to survive in your afterlife. The site will allow you to shop and then will tell you whether or not you planned well.

History for Kids
http://www.historyforkids.org/

Learn about Appolo, Thucydides, etc.

National Geographic’s Expeditions Links for Learning About Geography
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/links.html

Links for learning about geography. Don’t forget to check out the different activities.

Grades 7-8

Language Arts

English Language Arts Study Zone
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/grammar.htm

Includes grammar presentations and practice exercises

Grammar Practice Tests
http://college.hmco.com/devenglish/resources/writing_ace/students/index.html

Practice grammar skills in a online test format, click

Graphic Organizers
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/6_8/graphorg/
Graphic organizers for writing.

Internet4Classrooms
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help.htm
Select the grade level and link to sites to practice skills for language arts

Practice Reading Tests
http://www.longman.com/ae/marketing/sfesl/practicereading.html
Tips on taking a reading test, read passages and answer questions. (not self-correcting)

Read Write Think: Student Materials
http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp
Online tools for poetry, comparing and contrasting, practice with fragment sentences, evaluating non-fiction, etc.

Sadlier-Oxford Word Study
http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm
Select a grade level and work on activities to practice language arts skills

Math

A Plus Math
http://aplusmath.com/
Addition and subtraction games
Site Recommendation Submitted by C. Reed

AAA Math
http://www.aaamath.com/
Online practice for a variety of math topics
(Just click on the grade level and select the topic you want to practice)

Create a Graph
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/index.asp

Practice creating and interpreting graphs
Site Recommendation Submitted by K. Anderson

Explore Learning with Gizmos
http://www.explorelearning.com/

Interactive math activities on number & operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis & probability.
Site Recommendation Submitted by K. Anderson

Illuminations: Web Resources for Math ***Highly Recommended
http://illuminations.nctm.org/swr/index.asp
Links to selected websites that reinforce math skills – identified by grade level and strand

Internet4classrooms ***Highly Recommended
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/math_elem.htm
List of sites to visit for math practice

Math Forum
http://mathforum.org/cgraph/cslope/

Practice drawing lines and finding slopes.
Site Recommendation Submitted by J. Krainski

Math Goodies
http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/

Online practice activities on perimeter & area of polygons, circumference & area of circles, number theory, percents, integers, probability, pre-algebra, statistics, and logic
Site Recommendation Submitted by N. Forsyth

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics ***Highly Recommended
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/grade_g_3.html
Interactive virtual manipulatives for all areas of math
Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Graham

Project Interactive by Shodor ***Highly Recommended
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/index.html
Collection of interactive online activities and tools to reinforce math skills
Includes a math dictionary
Site Recommendation Submitted by P. McDonnell

Word Problems for Kids
http://www.stfx.ca/special/mathproblems/welcome.html

Word problem practice

Science

Science Net Links: Resources
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/resource_index.htm

Links to various websites that reinforce the understanding of science topics

Science Net Links: Tools for Learning
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/tool_index.cfm

Links to various interactive tools for understanding science topics.

Genetics: Basics and Beyond Build a DNA molecule
http://gslc.genetics.utah.edu/units/basics/builddna/

Construct a virtual model of a DNA molecule by appropriately matching nitrogen bases
Provides excellent definitions for key words
Site recommendation Submitted by C. Navetta

Explorelearning with Gizmos
http://www.explorelearning.com/

Interactive science activities on earth science, life science, and physical science
Site Recommendation Submitted by K. Anderson

General Science: Fossweb Interactive
http://www.fossweb.com/modulesMS/index.html

Various science topics with information and online activities

Gene Scene
http://ology.amnh.org/genetics/

Students can take a journey through genetics: conduct a genetics investigation; zoom into a cell, a nucleus, a chromosome, and DNA; learn about cloning; read about genetically modified foods; and more.
Site recommendation Submitted by C. Navetta

Geomysteries
http://www.childrensmuseum.org/geomysteries/mysteries.html

Learn about rocks, fossils and minerals.
Site Recommendation Submitted by K.Connell

Human Evolution
http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/projects/human/

Visit this online 3-D gallery of modern primates and human fossil ancestors. Each cranium contains information relative to human evolution and students can even rotate the cranium 360 degrees.
Site recommendation Submitted by C. Navetta

Science & Nature: Prehistoric Life
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/prehistoric_life/

Provides background information about numerous topics, and includes amazing pictures of prehistoric beasts, fun evolution games, skeleton jigsaw, and more.
Site recommendation Submitted by C. Navetta

Social Studies

CIA Factbook
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/

Use to describe relative location of the Chang Jiang River and the Three Gorges Dam
Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Graaskamp

Discovery School: Understanding Slavery
http://school.discovery.com/schooladventures/slavery/

Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Graham

Great Wall Across the Yahgtze
http://www.pbs.org/itvs/greatwall/

View a clip, see the issues resulting form the construction of the Three Gorges Dam, and find a description of the Yangtze River.

MassMoments
http://www.massmoments.org/

Learn about “this day in history” in Massachusetts, view primary sources, etc.
Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Graaskamp

National Geographic’s Expeditions Links for Learning About Geography
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/links.html

Links for learning about geography. Don’t forget to check out the different activities

National Women’s Hall of Fame
http://www.greatwomen.org/

Learn about the women in the Hall of Fame.
Site Recommendation Submitted by D. Graham

World Biomes
http://mbgnet.mobot.org/

Descriptions of Biomes of the World

Grades 9-12

Language Arts

English Language Arts Study Zone
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/grammar.htm

Includes grammar presentations and practice exercises

Grammar Practice Tests
http://college.hmco.com/devenglish/resources/writing_ace/students/index.html

Practice grammar skills in a online test format, click

Graphic Organizers
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/6_8/graphorg/

Graphic organizers for writing.

Internet4Classrooms
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/grade_level_help.htm

Select the grade level and link to sites to practice skills for language arts.

Practice Reading Tests
http://www.longman.com/ae/marketing/sfesl/practicereading.html

Tips on taking a reading test, read passages and answer questions. (not self-correcting)

Read Write Think: Student Materials
http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp

Online tools for poetry, comparing and contrasting, practice with fragment sentences, evaluating non-fiction, etc.

Sadlier-Oxford Word Study
http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/student.cfm

Select a grade level and work on activities to practice language arts skills.

Math

Illuminations: Web Resources for Math ***Highly Recommended
http://illuminations.nctm.org/swr/index.asp

Links to selected websites that reinforce math skills – identified by grade level and strand

Project Interactive by Shodor ***Highly Recommended
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/index.html

Collection of interactive online activities and tools to reinforce math skills
Includes a math dictionary
Site Recommendation Submitted by P. McDonnell

Science

Science Net Links: Resources
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/resource_index.htm

Links to various websites that reinforce the understanding of science topics

Science Net Links: Tools for Learning
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/tool_index.cfm

Links to various interactive tools for understanding science topics.

Howard Hughes Interactive
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/

Variety of science topics with interactivities available

Social Studies

History Matters
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/browse/wwwhistory/

Annotated review of websites focusing upon American History. (Click on the general subject to find a list of links about that topic)

National Geographic’s Expeditions Links for Learning About Geography
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/links.html

Links for learning about geography. Don’t forget to check out the different activities.