Student’s Links

Reading Activities

Starfall Improves reading acquisition by using the Internet to help make it fun (and free) for children Skillswise
(BBC)
Factsheets, worksheets, quizzes and games to help you improve your English.
BrainPOP BrainPOP movies demystify Math, English, Science, Health, Technology and Social Studies topics. Wacky Web
Tales
An online equivalent to Mad-Libs. More than four dozen tales to choose from.
Between the
Lions
Games for students who need help with phonemic awareness.
Spellits Designed for 7 – 11 year olds, this website offers interactive online activities which teach spelling strategies, rules and patterns.
Grammar Practice Park Explore the park and play the games to practice your grammar skills.

Math Activities

Math Common Core Standards  Math Magician Timed math facts quizzes. If you score high enough, you can print an award cerfiicate. Awesome!  
Quick Flash Choose the starting level and have the computer quiz you on your multiplication facts – timed. 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.

Tangrams
This is an excellent exercise in spatial coordination and being able to discern the whole from its
randomly scattered parts.
Manipulatives (3-5) Virtual manipulatives related to the NCTM standards for grades 3-5.
Manipulatives (6-8)Virtual manipulatives related to the NCTM standards for grades 6-8. NCTM
Tools
Resources that will help improve the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students.
Cyberchase This site is chock full of games and, of course, MATH! It helps kids use numbers and logic to solve
problems.
iKnowthat.com A site designed to engage your child in the learning process — to create an active learner.
Math Splat (Fractions)Click on the right answer to an equation to avoid a messy windshield.

Science Activities

Wikipedia The free encyclopedia. Research anything under the sun. Just remember to credit your source(s). Free is good! World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Play one of our interactive games and learn about endangered species, wild places, and global challenges.
Discovery Kids Get your game on in the Discovery Kids game room.    NASA Kids Land on the moon, bounce astronauts, visit Mars, travel the solar system, and much more.
Space Place Word puzzles, scrambled pictures, crazy quizzes, and even a board game. But you’ll never be bored on this page!

Social Studies Activities

Learning Planet Three-round quiz on United States geography. The third round is very difficult. 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.

Horace Mann School Contact Information

Phone 661-631-5360
Fax 661-872-3165
2710 Niles Street
Bakersfield, Ca. 93306
Located on the corner of Niles and Catalpa Streets.
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.