3rd Grade

Language Arts

Acrostic Poems – learn about acrostic poems

Kids Reads – read interviews with you favorite authors, book reviews and information about book series.

Macmillan - official website for the Treasures Reading Program.

SpellingCity - learn spelling words by practicing and playing games.

Telling my Story: Making a Bio-Cube - instructions to make an "All About Me" cube on ReadWriteThink.

Math

A+ Math - Improve your math skills by playing games, flashcards, and math word puzzles.  Try the homework helper to check your homework answers.

Cool Math - Play games and puzzles to sharpen your math skills.

Fast Math - Practice your basic math facts.

Fun Brain Math Baseball – practice your math facts while playing this baseball game.

Hooda Math - play fun math games.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives – math activities

NCTM Illuminations - math activities

Sumdog Math Games

That Quiz - Math test activities.

Virtual Manipulatives - bar charts, base blocks, fractions, money, tangrams and more.

Xtra Math

Moby Max

Science

BAM! Body and Mind - play games and read information about health, wellness, exercise, and nutrition.  This website is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services for Disease Control and Prevention.

FOSSWeb - Interactive activities to be used with the FOSS science kits.

KidsHealth for Kids – you can read this site in English or Spanish to learn how to deal with feelings, stay healthy, recipes, illnesses and injuries, your body, growing up and more.  There are also games, movies, experiments, and activities on this website.

NASA - play games and do projects to learn about NASA and outer space.

Nutrition Explorations - play games and read information relating to good nutrition including recipes.  This website is sponsored by the National Dairy Council and is based on the Food Guide Pyramid.

Playnormous - play games and listen to stories to learn about good nutrition and fitness. This site also includes healthy recipes.

Science Net – search or browse for links to great websites about science topics.

Social Studies

Brucemore – learn about the Brucemore Mansion in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

National Geographic for Kids – learn about the world, its people and its wildlife while reading stories, playing games and activities and watching videos on this site.

Other Websites

  ABCYA.com -  multiple educational games and activities for kids!  You can choose your grade level and practice with letters (ELA), number (Math),  (puzzles)and skills (keyboarding, calendar, etc.)--and even a holiday centered selection of activities!  Fun and educational!

CRCSD Elementary Library Web Page – visit the reading room and student resources on this web site created by librarians at the Cedar Rapids Community School District.

Dance Mat Typing – practice typing with this fun, interactive program from the BBC.

Fact Monster – learn about the world, U.S., people, sports, science, math and money.  Check out the cool stuff, homework center, games and puzzles.

Fun Brain – play games including math arcade and reading.

Homework Help- get help from tutors online.  This service is through the Cedar Rapids Public Library, and you must type in your Cedar Rapids Library card number to use it.

NetSmartz - learn internet safety by playing games and activities

North Pole - holiday games and activities.

I Spy – play I-Spy games and make your own I-Spy puzzles.

World Almanac for Kids – read information about many different topics from the World Almanac, play games, quizzes, and print puzzles.