Teaching Sites

Language Arts

I hit the jackpot coming across this site!  Lots of free forms for reading/writing/math workshops and ideas to manage them!  http://www.thecurriculumcorner.com/

Common Core practice.  This is an app too!  Free to sign up.  Add students and online assignments.  Standards are listed!   www.scootpad.com

Free video lessons aligned to Common Core!  www.learnzillion.com

Free Trial then need a subscription:  http://us.educationcity.com/

Free Trial then need a subscription:  www.pebblesgo.com

Newspapers in Education:  Great vocabulary and Political Cartoon activities:  www.nieonline.com

READING
Reading for primary:  www.starfall.com

Grade 4 Online Reading test:  http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/resources/online/2003/grade4/read.htm

Biographies  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/biography/

Heroes:  http://www.myhero.com/go/home.asp

Mysteries:  http://kids.mysterynet.com/

WRITING WORKSHOP
Graphic Organizers:  http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/graphorg/

Posters for Grammar, Usage, Mechanics:  http://www.smbsd.org/page.cfm?p=2428

Grammar and Usage Rules:  http://www.etsu.edu/scitech/langskil/com-err.htm#misplaced

Improve English:  http://oxforddictionaries.com/words/improve-your-english

Punctuation Worksheets:  http://www.k12reader.com/punctuation-worksheets/

Writing:   This is Appendix C from the CCSS site. It has actual student writing samples from each grade level. http://www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_C.pdf

Video Writing Prompts:  http://www.teachhub.com/video-writing-prompts

STUDENT Interactive Essay Mapping  http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/essaymap/

STUDENT Interactive Narrative Mapping http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/storymap/

STUDENT Interactive Webbing Tool  http://interactives.mped.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=127&title=

Social Studies

American History:  http://kschulz.wordpress.eusd.net/fourth-grade-social-studies/


Early America:  www.earlyamerica.com

Totem Pole Animals:  http://www.animaltribe.com/animal-safari.html

Totem Pole Info:  http://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/northwest/totempoles.html


Explorers:  http://allaboutexplorers.com/

Revolutionary War:  http://www.mce.k12tn.net/revolutionary_war/american_revolution.htm

Civil War:  http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/activity/underground-railroad-escape-slavery

Oregon Trail:  http://www.america101.us/trail/Oregontrail.html


Duke Ellington Sound clips:  http://www.artistdirect.com/nad/music/artist/card/0,,425540,00.html

Timelines:  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/timeline/

STUDENT interactive timeline http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/timeline/

Flags Around the World:  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/docs/flagsoftheworld.html

Other
Free Common Core activities:  http://www.corecommonstandards.com/blog/free-common-core-activities/

Ten Powerful apps for Language Arts and History:  http://www.edudemic.com/10-ipad-apps-english-history/

Get rid of those advertisements on youtube with: http://safeshare.tv/

Names/ Name Meanings:  http://www.parenthood.com/baby-names/

Brainteasers:  http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/games/riddles/index.htm

Food Around the World  http://www.foodbycountry.com/

Free Online Presentation Tools

www.prezi.com

www.mixbook.com

Teacher Talk

Common Core Chat:  www.commoncoreclassroom.blogspot.com

Chats, resources, lesson plans:  http://www.teachers.net/




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