3rd Grade Links
click on the plug for non-tech, "unplugged" family activities
Week of June 1
Here are some new videos to check out:
One of the important words in the first video is PAUSE. What's another
word for pause? Can you think of other times it's important to pause
before you make a choice?
An important word in this next video is BALANCE. Why is that important? How do you balance activities in your day? In what other classes at school do you hear the word "balance"?
This last video has a long title: "Keeping Games Fun and Friendly".
Can you think of another title that would be good for this video?
You've done these 4 things when you use tech devices. But did you know these words? They are good to know, and good to use.
Watch the video below:
If you had $10,000.00 back in 1983, you could buy this computer for your home. The 2 amazingly special, new features were a screen (graphical user interface) and a mouse!
This is not like the game you played in
Kindergarten! Watch videos and start
at the beginning to master it!
(click on Play Without Saving)
After you watch this video, think
about why sequence is important.
What if you skipped a step as you
Some people think there should be laws for robots.
What do you think? What laws would you want robots
to follow? Ask people in your family what they think!
Video suggestions that appear at the end have not been approved for you!
Here's a video that will answer the question: What came first:
The computer, or the computer program? What do you think?
(I hope the puppets are not too annoying ~ the story is worth it!)
More about Algorithms:
Did you guess that this was the world's first computer mouse!
Want to do more animation at home? You can use Scratch online:
I know you can earn a virtual Hawk Wing this week!
Watch this, and
Try a new game:
Use your Scratch coding skills in a whole new way. Start off by clicking on Playground so you can see your robot, and select different backgrounds.
Do you want to try something new for keyboarding ~ something the Fourth graders use?
Watch the message below to learn how to use Typing.com ~ it's best to watch it full-screen.
Hi, Third Grade Friends and Families! If you ever have any questions for me, send them to email@example.com
4. Comic Creator
Select backgrounds and images – add text!
5. Wacky Web Tales ◊
Enter nouns, verbs and adjectives – then read the story you’ve helped to create!
6. Maine State Kids’ Page
Great information about our state!
7. Maine Memory Network
Search for photos and information about our state’s history
Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine (also corn)
11.Frogs and Toads
Link for Venn Diagram activity
How do you connect to a certain webpage?
16. Famous People from Maine
Links to information about 22 famous people from our state
18 Pond-er This
20. Turtle Choices
Enchanted Learning Dictionary
21. Snake Choices
Enchanted Learning Dictionary
23. Fact Hound
Want to find out more about your Reading Street topics? Click here and browse by subject!
26.Aaron Shepard’s Stories Online ◊
Folktales, fairy tales, tall tales, myths, legends and more!
29.Journey North Creature Quiz
Can you identifiy these sights and sounds of spring?
36. Vocabulary Games ◊
Choose a topic – choose a level
37. Typing Practice
Use this online program to become even better at keyboarding!
38. Snowfall Chart from Fact Monster
Information for 100 U.S. cities
39. NOAA Precipitation Data
Information for approximately 60 U.S. cities
Highlight letters (up, down, diagonally) to form a word and score points
Games that make a difference!
Create your own comic strip story
Feed the right verb to the viper by clicking on his head
Find the antonyms, synonyms and homonyms
Identify these parts of speech: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositons
Match the vowel combinatons to the coconuts before they reach the beach
70. Grammar Practice Park ◊
Sentence types, nouns, pronouns, verbs, plurals and more!
resources for students and teachers
find your stories – find activities!
Interactive art you can make online from the National Gallery of Art
Dozens of language, science, social studies, math and Spanish activities
Select 3-5 level
Identify our pond beetles!
select free games in left column
from Enchanted Learning Dictionary
three different ways to play with a U.S. states map
Digital Characters to Evaluate: