Language Arts & Social Studies

This link brings you to a page that has information, links, and practice games for each selection in the 5th grade reading textbook.  The vocabulary words associated with each selection can also be found here.  Additionally, there are links to practice games for the reading and grammar skills. 
This link is for a website with general spelling practice. (not specific to any weekly spelling lists)
      Grade Spelling 
The United States Constitution
Christopher Columbus 
Native Americans 
     Native American Facts for Kids - can click on any tribe and learn more information!
 Roberto Clemente
 Dr. Suess - visit 
       <a _how_the_grinch_stole_christmas!_(tv_special)"_how_the_grinch_stole_christmas!_(tv_special)"="" href="//" target="_blank">Wikipedia article on Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" (TV special)
 A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens
      A Christmas Carol 1969 - animated (45 min 21 sec)
Summer of Fire
Martin Luther King, Jr. & Rosa Parks
Iditarod, Alaska, & Sled Dog Information
       - you can click on each point to learn more 
       - home of North America's tallest peak, Mount McKinely (20,320 feet)
      For Kids - Alaska 
      Fun Trivia - Alaska 

      (see the 8 national parks within Alaska) 
      * try Grolier Online - it has links to encyclopedia articles, fast facts, websites, and media
        (once in Grolier Online, so a search of Alaska) 
           * you may sign in as me
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           * you can click "sign in" but then X out of that pop-up window to continue 
         * you can click "sign in" but then X out of that pop-up window to continue to see the facts 
    - Sled Dogs (video) 
      Sled Dog Central 
            State of Alaska - Alaska Kid's Corner 
      About Gary Paulsen
Women's Suffrage
      Library of Congress - The Struggle for Women's Suffrage (pictures) 
      The Fight for Women's Suffrage - 
American Revolution
      Mr. Nussbaum: Learning + Fun --- American Revolution for Kids - Lots of great information & links!
               Watch this video titled
               "The Fight for Independence Video Quiz" 
               Watch this video titled
            "The American Revolution"  
               American Revolution, The. Knowledge Unlimited. 1997
               Learn360.  11 April 201 
Police / Police Dogs 
      Police Dogs 
Civil War
Memorial Day

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