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5th Grade

Updated 6-21-16

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American Revolution

  1. American Revolution
  2. American Revolution videos
  3. American Rev—5 min. summary video
  4. Road to Revolution Game

Animals

  1. Animals
  2. Food chain
  3. Wolfquest—simulation–DL

Art

  1. Animations
  2. BigHuge Labs
  3. Graffiti Creator
  4. Art—Make a monster
  5. Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  6. Mr. Picassa Head
  7. Museum of Modern Art
  8. Mondrimat
  9. Mutapic
  10. Psychopaint
  11. Scribbler
  12. Tessellate!
  13. Clay animations
  14. National Gallery of Art—for kids
  15. Sistine Chapel
  16. 50 Great Photoshop Tutorials

Colonies

  1. American Revolution
  2. Ellis Island
  3. Find George Washington’s Portrait
  4. George Washington
  5. Growth of the USA
  6. Jamestown Adventure Game
  7. Mt. Vernon
  8. Pocahantas
  9. USA Puzzles
  10. US History Map Game

Cultures

  1. First Thanksgiving
  2. Google World of Wonders
  3. World National Anthems

Ecology

  1. Breathing earth– the environment
  2. Breathing Earth YouTube Video–of CO2 use, population changes, and more
  3. Conservation Game
  4. Eco-friendly house
  5. Ecotourism Simulation–for grades 4 and above
  6. Eeko World
  7. Footprint calculator
  8. Home of the Future
  9. My Garbology
  10. NASA City

Economics

  1. BrainPop—money movie
  2. Coffeeshop Game
  3. Lemonade Stand
  4. Spent
  5. Stock Market Game
  6. You are here—sim of the consumer world

Explorers

  1. Zoom Explorers--from Enchanted Learning–a bit young, but useful to kick-start thinking
  2. Collection–great list

Feedback

  1. Backchannel—Today’s Meet
  2. Backchannel–Socrative
  3. Smyface.com–how do you feel right now?

Geography

  1. Earth science animations
  2. Geography for Kids
  3. Geography Games
  4. Geography Games II
  5. Geography games—Nat’l Geographic
  6. Geography—geonet game
  7. Geography quiz—Seterra
  8. Google Map Maker
  9. Maps—Make them
  10. States games

Keyboarding

  1. Dance Mat Typing
  2. Finger jig practice game
  3. Free typing tutor
  4. Keyboard challenge—grade level
  5. Keyboard practice—quick start
  6. Keyboard test—quick, adjustable
  7. Keyboard—free online typing course
  8. Keyboarding—lessons
  9. Keyboarding—more lessons
  10. Keyboarding—quick start
  11. Keyboarding resources–student-selected
  12. Online typing lessons
  13. Online typing lessons — more
  14. Touch Typing Progressive Program
  15. Typing program—a graduated course

Math

  1. A Plus Math
  2. Adding Decimals
  3. Alien Addition
  4. Angles
  5. Build a bug math game
  6. Count us in—variety of math practice
  7. Flashcards only
  8. Game-oriented math learning
  9. Learn Multiplication facts—for fun
  10. Math Basics
  11. Math Basics Plus
  12. Math edutainment
  13. Math grids—car game
  14. Math links by skills
  15. Math Playground
  16. Math practice—requires subscription
  17. Math skills links
  18. Math—by Grade Level
  19. Math Games
  20. Math Videos
  21. Mental Math
  22. More Quick Math
  23. Multiplication Tables
  24. NumberNut Math Games
  25. Ones, tens, hundreds
  26. Pick a math category, take a quiz
  27. Puzzles
  28. Quick Math—by level
  29. Quick Math II
  30. Speed Math
  31. Test Your Math
  32. Timed math
  33. Timed Tests
  34. Times tables
  35. Wild on Math—simple to use
  36. Word and logic problems

Miscellaneous

News

  1. BBC News for kids
  2. BBC News—Day in Pictures
  3. CNN Student News
  4. Kids News – Current Events
  5. Newsela.com–news at a variety of reading levels
  6. Newspaper for Kids
  7. TeachingKidsNews
  8. Youngzine

Plants

  1. Plant games

Poetry

  1. Favorite Poem Project
  2. Glossary of Poetry Terms
  3. Magnetic Haiku poetry
  4. Musical poem—you write poem, add music
  5. Poetry with a Porpoise
  6. Shaped Poems–fun

Programming

  1. Looking Glass—animated story
  2. Snap!—runs in your browser
  3. Tynker
  4. Wolfram Alpha widgets

Research

  1. BibMe
  2. Brain Pop
  3. Citation Machine
  4. Dictionary
  5. EasyBib–bibliography creator
  6. Fact Monster
  7. Free non-fic audio books—listen/read
  8. General info research
  9. How Stuff Works
  10. Insta-Grok
  11. Internet Library
  12. Internet research sites for kids
  13. KidRex
  14. Library Spot
  15. Military Records
  16. Research for Students
  17. Research Skills
  18. Resources (Ivy)
  19. SqoolTube Videos
  20. Thesaurus.com
  21. Virtual Library
  22. Wikipedia
  23. World Almanac for Kids
  24. WriteCite

Science

  1. Breathing earth–the environment
  2. Collection of Virtual Field Trips
  3. Dynamic Earth–interactive
  4. Electric Circuits Game
  5. Fantastic Contraption
  6. Geology
  7. NASA City
  8. National Geographic
  9. Ocean Videos
  10. Ology Sites
  11. Periodic Table of Videos
  12. Planet in Action via Google Earth
  13. Plant games
  14. Science games
  15. Science Games II
  16. Science Games—Bitesize
  17. Science Stuff
  18. Smithsonian Museum
  19. Virtual tours
  20. Water Cycle
  21. Wonderville
  22. Earth Science Digital Library

Special Needs

  1. Free OCR
  2. Open OCR
  3. Reading with Daisy
  4. Special Needs websites—long list
  5. Text 2 Speech
  6. Text to audio
  7. Yakitome

Study Skills Etc.

  1. Study Blue

Thinking

  1. Thinking Skills–Riddles
  2. Thinking Skills—Solve a Mystery

Virtual Tours

  1. 360 Panorama of the world
  2. A Collection of Virtual Field Trips
  3. Google World of Wonders
  4. Pompeii—via Google Earth
  5. Sistine Chapel
  6. Virtual tour—White House on GE
  7. Virtual tours
  8. Virtual tour of America—via Biplane

Visual Learning

  1. AmCharts
  2. Barchart
  3. Bubbl.us
  4. Cacoo
  5. ChartGizmo
  6. ChartGo
  7. Chartle
  8. Create A Graph
  9. Creately
  10. DIY Chart
  11. Gapminder
  12. Gliffy
  13. Google Public Data Explorer
  14. GunnMap
  15. Highcharts
  16. Hohli Online Chart Builder
  17. Infographics—create in Easelly–free
  18. Infographics—create in Infogr.am (free)
  19. Infographics—create in Piktochart
  20. Infographics—create in Visual.ly—free
  21. JS Charts
  22. LovelyCharts
  23. Mind42
  24. Online Chart Generator
  25. OnlineChartTool
  26. Pie Color
  27. StatPlanet Map Maker
  28. Wordle

Word Study

  1. Spelling practice—use with spelling words
  2. Visuwords
  3. Vocabulary Fun
  4. Word Central—from Merriam

 Writing

  1. TagCrowd
  2. Writing with comics

3 Responses to 5th Grade

  1. Marcel van de Wouw

    Hi Jacqui,

    Multiplication games for grade 5 (trying to map it to the dutch system?)
    http://www.digipuzzle.net/education/math-multiplications/index.htm

    Regards,
    Marcel

    • Jacqui

      Perfect timing, Marcel. I’ll be updating the pages over the next few months and will blend these in.

  2. Zach Williams

    Hi Jacqui,

    I wanted to share another resource that might benefit this page, we also have a number of animal games and resources your students will enjoy: vetsetgo.com/games

    All the best,
    Zach Williams

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