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The following information is posted to help parents to keep their kids engaged in learning activities and participation is not mandatory. Please use at your discretion.

Friday, March 27, 2020

                                                                                

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Links to Keep Students Learning and Engaged

While at Home

Here is an incredible list of online resources that are available to you and your children while we remain at home. Links are divided by grade level as well as some by subject level that pertain to most or all levels.

Remember that variety is key to keeping children engaged. So, just as in school; offer your children links for the different subject matters; mix it up! Also, don’t give your children all the links at once! It is human nature; we all love something new to explore so a few different links a day will go a long way! Enjoy learning!

  • For All Ages:

Math for all ages 

https://www.mathabc.com

https:/www.mathgames.com

https://adaptedmind.com 

https://adventureacademy.com

https://www.math-aids.com/

Math Worksheets Dynamically Created Math Worksheets. Math-Aids.Com provides free math worksheets for teachers, parents, students, and home schoolers.

https://www.mathplayground.com/grade_4_games.html 

https://www.mathplayground.com/wpdatabase/wpindex.html

https://www.commoncoresheets.com/Multistep.php 

https://www.math-aids.com/Word_Problems/

 

Math YouTube Channels for all levels:

NumberRock (Math songs): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt9SZgFExNwWTH5T_JnyF-A 

Math Antics: https://www.youtube.com/user/mathantics

 

Multiplication facts through music:  https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSingingMathLady/videos 

www.mathletics.com 

French for all ages

This site has various activities for all levels:
http://pepit.be/

Here’s an English website for book-based activities, which can also be done in French. Can be used for all levels.  https://www.literacyshed.com/uploads/1/2/5/7/12572836/literacy_shed_40_easy_book_activities.pdf

 

PVR the show Génial on Télé-Québec and watch it as a family to practice your French and Science skills! Airs at 11:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. simply PVR the series! 

These are both French news websites, aimed at kids and written in a kid-friendly language. There are also educational videos, games and questions at the end of some articles:

https://www.1jour1actu.com/

https://lesexplos.com/category/coin-explos/coin-lecture/

 

French stories they can read online, can be used at all levels https://www.iletaitunehistoire.com/

This has a bit of everything, for all levels in French: https://www.logicieleducatif.fr/ 

Online dictées, they have for grades 1-6: http://dictee.fondationpgl.ca/audio/dictee

Practice for verbs: https://bescherelle.com/dictees-audio 

https://www.lasouris-web.org/lasouris/allophone.html 

Boukili.ca ( site web et app) qui offre des livres en français avec des questions à la fin. C'est gratuit et les livres sont classés par niveau.

 

Exercices en français 

 https://www.lepointdufle.net

Zone de jeux

http://www.alloprof.qc.ca/Pages/jeux.aspx

Homophones, lecture, etc.

https://www.lasouris-web.org/primaire/signets_6.html

www.lasouris-web.org

FRANÇAIS : exercices et jeux éducatifs gratuits pour le 3e cycle du primaire. Clique simplement sur une icône/illustration pour faire l'exercice.

 

French youtube channels students might enjoy:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1sCPdz8pa1OSytXw8sdvkg

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnB0i5oXmR6V-bc-dzPpmpg/videos 

https://www.youtube.com/user/FrenchTeacherCanada/playlists

 

English for all ages…

http://www.funenglishgames.com/readinggames.html 

https://www.abcya.com/ 

https://www.spellingcity.com/spelling-games-vocabulary-games.html 

https://www.arcademics.com/games

https://www.roomrecess.com/pages/ReadingGames.html 

www.lakeshorelearning.com

 

A little bit of everything for all ages…

https://www.superteacherworksheets.com/

There's always something new and exciting happening at Super Teacher Worksheets! They are constantly adding awesome new worksheets and printable activities to our website.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/subjects/childrens_learning.shtml

Resources, activities and games supporting children's learning at home, school or during holidays: French, crafts, spelling, maths and more

https://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/

Play free kids games, watch videos, and explore activities, quirky quizzes and fun facts. Watch Artzooka, Big Block Sing Song and more.

https://www.lapresse.ca/societe/famille/202003/16/01-5264997-covid-19-etablir-un-horaire-pour-rassurer-les-enfants.php

Great suggestions and help planning your day with your children

https://ici.radio-canada.ca/jeunesse

There is a “préscolaire” and a “jeunesse” section! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-JbDMYmAQM

What is Coronavirus? Explained in a kid friendly way.

Here is a great video that explains COVID-19 to kids. This can be hard for some parents to try to explain to their children. There is also a quiz and other resources/activities to go along with the video: https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/

 

Amazing site with many subjects (even science and health) and all grade levels. I use this site a lot for math games, especially:

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com 

 https://www.fun4thebrain.com/index.html 

https://www.youtube.com/user/Smartlearningforall 

www.freedomhomeschooling.com 

www.kidsactivitiesblog.com

Gives an entire list of education companies offering offering free subscriptions due to school closures. 

https://freedomhomeschooling.com/virtual-field-trips/?fbclid=IwAR3r3KGMRDLU216CN9R2C4LGEtGRBeUpOTl8XDvnb_sngorqlhpUztVHolA

Free virtual fieldtrips 

Of course there is always EMSB’s Virtual Library, which has Tumble Books, Curio, and a bunch of other links!
http://www.virtuallibrary.emsb.qc.ca/elementary.html

 

  • Kindergarten:

https://www.starfall.com/h/

At Starfall, children have fun while they learn - specializing in reading, phonics & math - educational games, movies, books, songs, and more for children K-3. 

https://www.lwtears.com/freeresources

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwUjGtdTxVo

Our Capitalize video will help you learn when to capitalize and the rules for capitalization.

 

  • Grade 1 and 2:

https://www.starfall.com/h/

At Starfall, children have fun while they learn - specializing in reading, phonics & math - educational games, movies, books, songs, and more for children K-3. 

https://www.lwtears.com/freeresources 

www.storyonline.net

Reading and phonics 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bqozl-9WYgM

This book by Bobbi Katz is a Level 3 Hello Reader Science Story. You will learn all about Germs and what Germs like and dislike. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgWDkSbfb_o

* The Magic School Bus - Fights Germs * Wanda is sick! Ms. Frizzle and the class will get a close look at her sore throat, but what will happen when Wanda's body mistakes the kids for germs?? Learn all about how our bodies fight germs. Climb aboard the Magic School Bus to find out! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIWXpiy8wwo

Simon is going to have the best week ever. Who cares if he has a cold? And sneezes everywhere, and coughs on everyone, and touches everything? Germs call him a hero! Everyone else calls him… SICK SIMON. When will it end? How far will he go? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwUjGtdTxVo

Our Capitalize video will help you learn when to capitalize and the rules for capitalization.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-n_LHGseNk

When two vowels go walking sometimes the first one does the talking by having the long vowel sound and the second vowel is silent. This catchy song will help students remember when 2 vowels go walking sometimes the first one does the talking.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WG7RIx3ivzs

Sight Words Rap

https://www.mathslibres.com/

  • Grade 3 and 4:

https://www.starfall.com/h/

At Starfall, children have fun while they learn - specializing in reading, phonics & math - educational games, movies, books, songs, and more for children K-3.

 

https://www.greatschools.org/gk/worksheets/?grade=4th-grade&category=writing-2

Language Arts worksheets

 

https://www.education.com/activity/fourth-grade/ela/writing/

These fourth grade writing activities will tap into your child’s creative side and spark their imagination! Travel journals, silly poems, lipogram challenges, nutty news stories, and homemade brochures are some of the ways kids can practice essential writing skills such as grammar, structure, description, and critical thinking without it feeling like an added chore.

 

https://www.lwtears.com/freeresource 

Here’s a website where students can learn and practice how to use a dictionary https://scalpa.info/francais/vocabulaire/dictionnaire/index.php

This website has a bit of everything. Specifically for French, there are a few verb games, aimed at cycle 2 and 3:

http://snowclass.com/

Conjugaison des verbes, cycles 2-3: http://www.takatamuser.com/7-8-ans/jeu-conjugaison-verbes.html

https://www.education.com/games/third-grade/math/

https://www.education.com/games/fourth-grade/math/

http://www.mathgametime.com/grade/3rd-grade

http://www.mathgametime.com/grade/4th-grade

 

  • Grade 5 and 6:

https://www.lwtears.com/freeresources

This website has a bit of everything. Specifically for French, there are a few verb games, aimed at cycle 2 and 3:

http://snowclass.com/

Conjugaison des verbes, cycles 2-3: http://www.takatamuser.com/7-8-ans/jeu-conjugaison-verbes.html

French grammar games, they're a bit more advanced so better suited for cycle 3:

 https://www.noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/fr/jeu-quiz/index-fra 

Here’s a website where students can learn and practice how to use a dictionary https://scalpa.info/francais/vocabulaire/dictionnaire/index.php

 

  • Physical Education:

Check out planet fitness YouTube channel, they are offering free online workouts:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu_I_UIFtt0 

https://family.gonoodle.com/ 

https://childhood101.com/brain-breaks-7-youtube-channels-to-get-kids-moving-grooving/

https://bokskids.ca/ 

https://www.gonoodle.com/ 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1YxdkLPVS2pGnU6dI1XMNa3SA_0nfVCiL?fbclid=IwAR0RQ9Skp2VRrvriogsNu21Uk-o_3hofcW8NVFCQXHSPptZvUr90e6-EjAU 

https://ssww.teachable.com/p/homework?fbclid=IwAR1n-q8U9TfROS9a8khfVM6wilD60WFGC_UVabfF_inpRepzHliHAJRzpfk 

Flaghouse Activity Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFAvBt2ukoLfqi0J8oMhRAg

 

  • Music 

Here is my favorite websites with numerous Music Games to promote learning!

https://www.musictechteacher.com/ 

http://artsalive.ca/en/

musicteachergames.com 

https://musescore.org/en

It is ideal to learn to read and compose your own music, using standard notation.

 

  • Robotics 

www.scratch.org

 This is a very straightforward coding/animation site filled with tutorials and very easy projects. Most children from grades 3-6 have their own accounts where they have already started many projects. It’s easy and free to get your own account.  

www.code.org

Get coding and creating!

*These links are not assignments or work required to be completed. Rather these links have been prepared with love by the LDVA Teaching Staff and put together by the LDVA Administration just for you so that our children can remain engaged and eager to learn!

We miss you all and look forward to seeing you again soon!*