Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Home Learning

Check out these awesome websites for home learning:

Numeracy:

Basic Facts - Stage 5

Basic Facts - Stage 6
Adding tenths
Level E, Number Fractions
Level G, Number (Black Bird)

Basic Facts - Stage 7
The Grid Game (Level 3)

Basic Facts - Stage 8

Problem Solving

Measurement and Geometry
Mass
Conversions

Area, Perimeter,Volume

Shape
Tangram Game
Symmetry

Time

Statistics

Maths Vocabulary

General Websites

Literacy:

Reading

This website looks at reading fiction and non fiction texts including adverts, dictionaries and poetry. Learn how to look at language, layout and meaning.

Learn about authors and how reading can help you write better.

Be inspired by Mrs P's magical storytelling.

Listen to popular stories being read to you by some famous faces.

Stories from around the world.

Grab yourself a read from around the world.

Original stories written and read by children.

Read while being recorded by a web- camera or easi-speak microphone.

Practise you reading comprehension and keep it fun!

Which reading strategy do you need to brush up on. Practise it here.

Mastered the basics? Now you can perfect advanced skills that include comprehension, reading a table of contents, increasing vocabulary and using contextual clues to understand new words.

Resources for the more competent reader.

Writing Inspiration

This site helps you to write in a way your reader can easily understand what you are trying to tell them.

If you're stuck for inspiration, take a look at these cool images.

Create your own tale using the online tool.

Age-related resources to help you with story writing.

A range of resources to help you plan your writing

Games to help you with different types of writing

Work on getting your grammar tip top.

Get those sentence structures perfect.

Know your connectives from your contractions.

Learn how to use apostrophes to shoe a contraction.

Learn how to use apostrophes to show possession.

Be the one to get those punctuation marks right first time.

Get commas right every time.

Are you using the best word you can?

Writing Tools

Create awesome comic strips.

Transform your doc, pdf, word, movie in an interactive flipbook.

Turn your story into a book with turning pages.

An inline story maker.

Create Pak n Save style cartoons.

Crete an online story board.

Spelling

Poor spelling and grammar can be really confusing! A good understanding of spelling and grammar will make you a better writer, reader and all round communicator.

Learn those important spelling rules.

Test your spelling skills against other children around the world.

A quick spelling game that will test you on Year 3-Year 6 words.

A keen speller? Have a go at these.

Learn how to spell the top 700 most commonly misspelled words.

A Google App that will help you practise those all important spelling words.

Take part in a spelling Bee. How far can you get?

One for your parents to have a look at as you have to buy access but well worth it.

e-Learning:

Science:
How to Plan A Science Experiment  - http://www.wccusd.k12.ca.us/ohlone/science.htm
Virtual Science Fair from Cyber-Fair - http://www.isd77.k12.mn.us/resources/cf/welcome.html
How to Get Started on a Science Fair project  - http://www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us/ScienceInternet/ScienceFair.html
Science Fair Center from Homework Spot  - http://www.homeworkspot.com/sciencefair/
The Ultimate Science Fair Resource - http://www.scifair.org/
The Kids' Guide to Science Projects from Joan Tindell  - http://web.archive.org/web/20040402083908/http://edweb.tusd.k12.az.us/jtindell/
  


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