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ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Below are links to a variety of helpful resources to assist you and your children with academic skills and curricular activities.

Click here for websites linked to grade-level curricula.

Math Skills

http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/index.html
Online flashcards for all four basic operations plus other skills such as telling time, rounding, and square roots.

http://www.aplusmath.com/Games/index.html
Interactive games to practice basic skills.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm
A variety of games to practice basic skills plus other areas such as pre-algebra, fractions, money, and place value.

Spelling Skills

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/sv/
Games connected to the Houghton-Mifflin spelling program. Many of the games can be linked to the specific units within each grade level.

Reading Skills

http://www.starfall.com/
A great practice site for early and emerging readers – most useful for K-1 but could also be used for early 2nd grade.

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmr06/
Most useful for upper elementary readers. Although we do not use the Houghton-Mifflin program for reading instruction, there are many good books recommended along with accompanying games and information.

Hebrew Skills

http://www.laits.utexas.edu/hebrew/heblang/bhtutorials.shtml
Good for practicing letter-sound recognition and reading simple words.

Typing Skills

http://school.typingpal.com/info/en/


Curricular Websites

Grades K-2 Grades 3-5 Grades 6-8
Grade Subject Website
K Language Arts www.starfall.com
1 Language Arts www.starfall.com
2 Social Studies www.plimoth.org
2 Science www.alongthecharles.com
     
3 Science aa.usno.navy.mil/idltemp/current_moon.php
3 Social Studies www.ipl.org/div/stateknow
3 Social Studies www.ahsd25.k12.il.us/curriculum/
nativeamericans/index.html
4 Science www.weather.com
4 Social Studies www.historyforkids.org
4 Jewish Studies www.babaganewz.com
4 Jewish Studies www.jewishmag.com
5 Social Studies mesopotamia.lib.uchicago.edu/
interactives/Digintohistory.html
5 Social Studies www.diduknow.info/nilefile/default.asp?id=1
5 Science www.fossweb.com/modules3-6/
Variables/index.html
5 Science www.fossweb.com/modules3-6/
LeversandPulleys/index.html
     
6 Science www.tevalearningcenter.org/students.php
6 Social Studies www.oyez.org
6-8 Math mathworld.wolfram.com/
6-8 Math (Geometry) agutie.homestead.com/
7 Social Studies (Geography) www.pibmug.com/files/map_test.swf
7 Language Arts (Grammar) grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/
7 Language Arts (Vocabulary) www.freerice.com
7-8 Science (Astronomy) www.nasa.gov
7-8 Language Arts (Citations) owl.english.purdue.edu/
8 Science (Chemistry) www.webelements.com
8 Science (Chemistry) www.chem4kids.com
8 Social Studies (Holocaust) www.yadvashem.org/