Fendalton Open-Air School Library Blog

Welcome to the Fendalton Open-Air school library blog. This is the place where reading for fun is our main focus. There are heaps of reviews, author and illustrator links, and book trailer links. There are games to play on the homework page and ideas for parents as well. Feel free to leave a comment on any of the posts.

Wednesday, 28 May 2008

Homework Help


Online literacy games

Multiplication cloud click game: This is great for learning the times tables - beat the clock or get hit by lightning.


Pop-up books for fun: Create your own pop-up books. Write your own story using pop-ups. This is Robert Sabuda's creative place for making pop-ups.


Wicked: 
Links to other sites relating to maths, science, literacy and technology. There's also a range of quizzes to test kid's knowledge and help them practise new skills.


Christchurch City Libraries: Kids' Stuff
. The children's section of the Christchurch City Libraries website contains short stories by, and interviews with, New Zealand authors. The site also includes an interactive fantasy section, lists of recommended books, Internet links arranged by topic, factsheets on famous New Zealanders, and answers to frequently asked homework questions.

Fact Monster: 
 People, sports, the world, fun facts, science, and more. Included are links to a Homework Centre, Word of the Day, Today in History, a dictionary, encyclopedia, almanac, and atlas. 



Invercargill City Libraries' website contains a homework helper, links to other libraries and information sources.


Dictionaries
www.dictionary.com
www.thesaurus.com
www.wordcentral.com - a wonderful dictionary site for kids. Mark it as a favourite:
www.visualthesaurus.com

Maths
Math Goodies: 
Interactive lessons, homework help, worksheets, and forums for students, teachers, and parents. A variety of topics are covered including statistics, algebra, number theory, and probability. There are also crossword and wordsearch puzzles to support each topic. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary school level. 


Search Engines
Yahooligans: 
"The web guide for kids" - a fantastic portal site

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1 Comments:

Blogger Calvert said...

Thanks a lot for a bunch of good tips. I look forward to reading more on the topic in the future. Keep up the good work! This blog is going to be great resource. Love reading it.

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