Language Arts & Social Studies

LANGUAGE ARTS   
& SOCIAL STUDIES 
 
 
5th GRADE READING TEXTBOOK, HARCOURT TROPHIES  
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. 
 
 
GENERAL SPELLING PRACTICE  
This link is for a website with general spelling practice. (not specific to any weekly spelling lists)
 
      Grade Spelling 
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
  
 
Geography 
  
 
 
 
The United States Constitution
 
 
 
Christopher Columbus 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Native Americans 
 
 
     Searchasaurus 
 
 
     Britannica 
 
     Native American Facts for Kids - can click on any tribe and learn more information!
 
 
 
 
 
 Roberto Clemente
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Dr. Suess - visit Seuessville.com 
 
 
 
       <a _how_the_grinch_stole_christmas!_(tv_special)"_how_the_grinch_stole_christmas!_(tv_special)"="" href="//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Seuss" 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 
 
 
      Iditarod.com
 
 
      Jr.Iditarod.com 
 
 
 
 
      (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
                email address: melissavanlenten@wcps.org
                password: vanlenten5 
           * 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 
      
      pbskids.org - Sled Dogs (video) 
 
 
 
 
      Sled Dog Central 
 
 
 
            State of Alaska - Alaska Kid's Corner 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Woodsong
 
      About Gary Paulsen
 
 
 
Women's Suffrage
      
      Library of Congress - The Struggle for Women's Suffrage (pictures) 
      
      The Fight for Women's Suffrage - History.com 
       
 
 
 
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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