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Literacy Activities

Bookworm
Link letters and create words to feed the hungry, hungry Bookworm! But watch out for fiery red letters… they’ll burn your library down! It’s vocabulariffic!
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Starfall
Improves reading acquisition by using the Internet to help make it fun (and free) for children. Thanks to Mrs. Morris for the link.
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StarFall

Great phonics site for K – 1

Skillswise (BBC)
Factsheets, worksheets, quizzes and games to help you improve your English.
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Text Twist
Twist your mind around a very challenging word game in which you form words from the letters provided.
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iKnowthat.com
A site designed to engage your child in the learning process — to create an active learner.
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BrainPOP
BrainPOP movies demystify Math, English, Science, Health, Technology and Social Studies topics.
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Wacky Web Tales
An online equivalent to Mad-Libs. More than four dozen tales to choose from.
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Flash Typing
Excellent typing lessons. A method of learning so unique, it’s patented!
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Between the Lions
Games for students who need help with phonemic awareness.
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Spellits
Designed for 7 – 11 year olds, this website offers interactive online activities which teach spelling strategies, rules and patterns.
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Game Goo
Stick-with-you educational games that help develop early reading skills.
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Grammar Practice
Park

Explore the park and play the games to practice your grammar skills.
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Little Animals
Activity Centre

Designed for kids aged 5-7, this BBC site is educational, interactive, and fun.
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Rats!
Let Rusty Rat help you learn about nouns, verbs, common nouns, proper nouns, adverbs, and adjectives.
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Math Activities

ExploreLearning
A catalog of modular, interactive simulations (Gizmos) in math and science.ex_learn_math.gif:

Math Magician
Timed math facts quizzes. If you score high enough, you can print an award cerfiicate. Awesome!
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Quick Flash
Choose the starting level and have the computer quiz you on your multiplication facts – timed.
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Spacey Math
A fast paced arcade-style math game designed to make the drill of practicing math facts more fun. Choose addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division.
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Matho
Bingo and math combined! This is the multiplication version of the game. Other versions are available at Aplusmath.
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Skillswise (BBC)
Factsheets, worksheets, quizzes and games to help you improve your math skills.
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Hungry Frog
Click on a frog to make it “hungry”, then click a bug to help the frog eat the bug! Click “options” to change the game settings.
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Pattern Blocks
A Java applet that implements pattern blocks typically used to visualize and learn fractions.
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Tangrams
This is an excellent exercise in spatial coordination and being able to discern the whole from its randomly scattered parts.
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Manipulatives
(3-5)

Virtual manipulatives related to the NCTM standards for grades 3-5.
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Manipulatives
(6-8)

Virtual manipulatives related to the NCTM standards for grades 6-8.
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CoolMath
An amusement park of math and more — especially designed for kids.
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NCTM Tools
Resources that will help improve the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students.
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BrainPOP
BrainPOP movies demystify Math, English, Science, Health, Technology and Social Studies topics.
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Cyberchase
This site is chock full of games and, of course, MATH! It helps kids use numbers and logic to solve problems.
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iKnowthat.com
A site designed to engage your child in the learning process — to create an active learner.
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Math Splat (Fractions)
Click on the right answer to an equation to avoid a messy windshield.
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Multiflyer
Welcome to Multiflyer, a game for anyone who is trying to learn multiplication.
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Webmath
This site has over 100 instant-answer, self-help, math solvers, ready to help you get your math problem solved.
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Shodor
Activities designed for either group or individual exploration of mathematics concepts.
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Big Books to Read Online

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Billy Bear’s Playground

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Children’s TV Workshop

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Etch-a-Sketch

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FunBrain

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Fun School Math

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Fun School Reading

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Gamquarium Jr. – Fun learning games

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Grimm’s Fairytales – Favorite stories you can read along with the computer

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Highlights For Kids

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I Know That!

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Learning Planet – Lots of fun games that help you learn

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Mouse Practice Learn how to use a computer mouse

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PBS Kids Page

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Picture Dictionary

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Primary Games – Puzzles, word searches, match games and more!

Toon University PrimaryOnline alphabetizing, opposites and spelling games

Science Resources

Wikipedia
The free encyclopedia. Research anything under the sun. Just remember to credit your source(s). Free is good!
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BrainPOP
BrainPOP movies demystify Math, English, Science, Health, Technology and Social Studies topics.
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Quia-Science
Quizzes and games to help you improve your science knowledge.
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Exploratorium
The Exploratorium’s educational approach provides a maximum of exposure to the phenomena of science.
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World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Play one of our interactive games and learn about endangered species, wild places, and global challenges.
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NASA Kids
Land on the moon, bounce astronauts, visit Mars, travel the solar system, and much more.
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Discovery Kids
Get your game on in the Discovery Kids game room.
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iKnowthat.com
A site designed to engage your child in the learning process — to create an active learner.
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Space Place
Word puzzles, scrambled pictures, crazy quizzes, and even a board game. But you’ll never be bored on this page!
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ExploreLearning
A catalog of modular, interactive simulations (Gizmos) in math and science.
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SEA and SKY
Dedicated to sharing the splendors of our fragile oceans and the wonders of the universe.
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ZOOM
Behind all the fun is a science and math curriculum developed by leading educators.
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Social Studies Resources

Wikipedia
The free encyclopedia. Research people and places all over the world. Just remember to credit your source(s). Free is good!
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BrainPOP
BrainPOP movies demystify Math, English, Science, Health, Technology and Social Studies topics.
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Quia – History
Quizzes and games to help you improve your knowledge of social studies.
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National
Geographic Kids

Our mission is to increase and diffuse geographic knowledge while promoting conservation.
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Learning Planet
Three-round quiz on United States geography. The third round is very difficult.
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States
A good place to start researching a state of the U.S.
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States and Capitals
Match states with capitals or match capitals with states. Work with 10-50 states at a time. Have fun and meet a state standard at the same time.
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American
History

Test your knowledge of American history with these fun activities.
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iKnowthat.com
A site designed to engage your child in the learning process — to create an active learner.
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Ramon Garza Elementary School

Principal: Mrs. Arambula

2901 Center Street
Bakersfield, CA 93306
Telephone: (661) 631-5290
Fax: (661) 321-0083
Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.