Elementary Resources

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General Resources

A to Z Teacher Stuff
http://atozteacherstuff.com/ 

Crayola Lesson Plans
https://www.crayola.com/for-educators/lesson-plans/ 

Education World Lesson Plans
https://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/ 

Fun Brain Educational Games
https://www.funbrain.com/ 

Kindergarten Activities
https://www.education.com/activity/kindergarten/

Know It All
https://www.knowitall.org/
Resources for all grades and content areas - including videos and interactives.

PBS Learning Media
https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/
Free standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers.

Teachers.Net: Lesson Bank
https://teachers.net/lessonplans/grades/elementary/
A list of links to elementary lesson plans. 

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Literacy

Book Adventures
http://www.bookadventure.com
A reading motivation program for grades K-8

Book It!
http://www.bookitprogram.com/
A reading incentive program sponsored by Pizza Hut

Carol Hurst' Children's Literature Site
http://www.carolhurst.com
A collection of reviews of great books for children as well as ways to incorporate them in the classroom.

Classic Stories Online
http://lightupyourbrain.com/stories
MP3 audiobooks that students can listen to while they read

Designing Effective Literacy Centers for the Kindergarten Classroom
https://www.esc4.net/users/0001/docs2/120-501-1106%20Kinder%20DELC%20Book.pdf 

Graphic Organizer Templates
https://www.hmhco.com/blog/free-graphic-organizer-templates 

Handwriting Worksheets and Activities
https://www.first-school.ws/theme/handwriting.htm 

How to Run a Successful Writer’s Workshop
https://performingineducation.com/how-to-run-a-successful-writers-workshop/ 

Literature-Based Instruction
https://www.lessonsense.com/tips/literature-based-instruction/ 

Questions on Books
http://www.theliterarylink.com/questions_otherbooks.html
Review questions for books commonly taught all grades K-12

Reading Sites for Elementary Teachers
http://www.uen.org/utahlink/activities/view_activity.cgi?activity_id=6757

Starfall
https://www.starfall.com/h/index.php?mg=m 
Free online books and literacy resources

Storybooks and Games
https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/
Here you can find lots of lovely interactive books to read online or watch with signing.

Study Questions
http://www.theliterarylink.com/questions_otherbooks.html
Links to study questions on young adult literature as well as young children's literature

Teachers First's Audio Books with Text
https://www.teachersfirst.com/spectopics/audiobookswithtext.cfm 

The Art of Storytelling
https://www.mensaforkids.org/teach/lesson-plans/the-art-of-storytelling/

"What Elementary Teachers Need to Know About Language"
https://www.ericdigests.org/2001-3/need.htm
An article on the importance of teaching language

Word Central
http://www.wordcentral.com/
Look up words in the student dictionary, create your own dictionary, "word of the day", and word games

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Math

AAA Math
http://www.aaamath.com
Feature a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons.

Annenberg Learner
https://www.learner.org/subject/mathematics/
Web-based math courses that are organized around NCTM content standards to help teachers better understand the concepts they are teaching to students. 

Connecting to Math in Real Life
https://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/mathchat/mathchat019.shtml 

Free Online Math Resources for Kids of All Ages
https://redtri.com/math-virtual-resources-education-offers-kids/

Inside Mathematics: Tools for Educators
https://www.insidemathematics.org/tools-for-educators 

Math Teacher Resources
https://www.mathteaching.org/math-teacher-resources-lesson-plans-games-more/ 
Lesson plans, games, and more

Math Worksheets and Printables
https://www.education.com/worksheets/math/ 

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Science

Annenberg Learner
https://www.learner.org/subject/science/Web-based math courses that are organized around science content standards to help teachers better understand the concepts they are teaching to students. 

Discovery Education
https://www.discoveryeducation.com/ 

Exploratorium
http://www.exploratorium.edu/

Gizmos 
https://gizmos.explorelearning.com/
Interactive math and science virtual labs simulations for grades 3-12.

NASA Solar System Simulator
https://space.jpl.nasa.gov/ 

Printable Science Worksheets, Tests, and Activities
https://www.helpteaching.com/free-science-worksheets.htm

STEM Activities
https://www.thetech.org/ttcminiactivities 

The Globe Program
https://www.globe.gov 
Worldwide science and education program

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Social Studies

Law-Related Education in Elementary and Secondary Schools. ERIC Digest
http://www.ericdigests.org/pre-929/law.htm
An article discussing law-related education, what it is, and its effects on school.

The World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/ 
Everything you need to know about the world you can find in The World Factbook, from weights and measures to country profiles and flags.

World Geography Games
http://world-geography-games.com/index.html
Brain-engaged geography games to test your knowledge about continents, countries, states, capitals, flags, oceans, rivers, etc.

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