Friday, May 8, 2015

Getting ready for our cavern trip

We're going to a cave on Monday! To help get ready, follow the links and activities on this previous blog post:

Learning About Rocks and Minerals

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

What we're reading!

We've been learning about how to summarize expository text. Here are some resources that go along with our classroom texts.

Mushrooms: If you read "Mysterious Mushrooms", you can learn more about mushrooms with this mushroom interactive. Browse around on the mushroom and fungi activities.

Columbian Exposition: If you read "The Columbian Exposition", you can visit an interactive digital map here. Can you find the name of the only building that is still standing today?

Monday, April 27, 2015


Homophones can be so confusing! They are words that sound the same, but are spelled differently. Here are some Quizlet links to help you study.

Homophones, Tier 1

Homophones, Tier 2

More Practice
it's/its quiz

Rock Cycle

We're learning about the rock cycle! Have you ever wondered about the rocks you see each day? How were they formed? What are they made of? What will happen to them?

This rock cycle interactive is a great way to start learning about rocks. As you experience the rock cycle, add rocks to your virtual "collection". Which rocks do you find most interesting? Why?

Monday, April 20, 2015

Coordinate Graphing Practice

Here are some fun games to review coordinate graphing.

Billy Bug: Guide the bug to find grubs.

Hit the Coordinate: Choose "Beginner" level for this.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Animal Camouflage

Camouflage is a kind of physical adaptation. Use the presentation below to learn about four different kinds of camouflage.

Bird Beaks: Great Adaptations

We've been learning about bird beaks! A bird's beak is a kind of physical adaptation. It is a feature that helps a bird to survive.

Extend your learning with these sites:

Bird Beak Interactive

Bird Beak Gallery

Build a Bird