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Teachers

Mrs. Marcia Jones
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Class links

This web page is reserved for student use to aid in completing teacher assignments.

Mrs. Marcia Jones

Mrs. Charity Roth

 
Art and Music

Art Projects

Art Projects for Kids
Various second grade projects from all over the country posted on this site.

Make-a-Flake
Make a snowflake online.  Post it at their website.

Mrs. Brown's Art Class
From Framingham, Massachussets, an art teacher's lessons by grade.

Children's Art

World Art Gallery
Look at the children's art.  Each one is so unique.  You could send your art to the World Art Gallery.

Patterns

Butterfly Wing Patterns
Look very closely to see the patterns on the butterfly wings.

National Gallery Art Zone
Use your mouse to change patterns in the children's art zone.

Patterns in Nature
See amazing animal, plant, water, and mineral patterns.

Songs

Sing Along Songs
There are many songs at this site.  Listen to the music and read the lyrics.

 
Health

General Sources

Kid's Health
This site helps you find out how to be a healthy, happy kid.

Nutrition

Cool Food Planet
Learn all about food safety, nutrition, and exercise. For ages 6-8

My Plate Match Game
Test your knowledge of the 5 food groups.

Safety

Fire Safety Games
Play a game to see how much you know about fire safety.

Safety for Kids
This site will give you hints on how to be safe when you play and have fun.

USDA Kid's Safety
Play games to learn about food safety and health facts.

 
Math

Counting

Adapted Mind
Customized online math problems and worksheets.

Bunny Count
You may practice counting using animals.

Count Us In
Play counting games to help you with basic math concepts.

Math Practice
List and practice of skills students learn in second grade. Aligned with Nebraska standards.

More Counting
You may practice counting.

General Sites

Cool Math
Learn math through games, interactive practice, and fun.

Learning Games

MathCat's Magic Chalkboard
This site is a winner.  It has a variety of math games.

Turtle Diary.com
Online Math Games for Gr 2.

 
Our World

Family

Childhood Memories
How are these children like you?  How are they different?

Family Photo History
Do these families look like your family?  How are they the same?  How are they different?

When They Were Young
Look at photographs of people.  How are they the same and how are they different from your family?

Farms

4H Virtual Farm
Visit many different kinds of farms, including beef, horse, sheep, dairy, and poultry.

Dairy Farming Today
What is it like to live on a milk farm?  Find out at this site.

Honey.com
This site explains all about bees and honey.

Play the Wheat Game
Will your wheat crop make you money?  Try the wheat game and find out.

Government

Ben's Guide to the Government
This site will help you with U.S. symbols and community workers.

   
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Reading

Dictionary

Explorer Picture Dictionary
A picture dictionary with over 2000 words--some are linked to more information.

Folklore

American Folklore
Find American folktales, Native American myths and legends, tall tale, and ghost stories from all 50 states.  Listen to some of the stories.

Jokes

Ducksters' Jokes
Want to laugh?  Go to this neat joke site.

Reading Stories

Between the Lions
Read and listen to stories and play games at this site.

The Bookhive
Listen to stories told by great American storytellers, read about new books, and play games about books.

FunBrain Reading
Read funny stories at this web page.

International Children's Digital Library
Read a book online at this library.  The books come from all around the world.

Silly Books
Listen to, read from, and sing along with these silly books.

Storytime Online
Listen to and read stories from the Kennedy Center.

Vocabulary

Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun
Play games like matching, crossword puzzles, hangman, while learning new vocabulary.

Reading Lists

Award Winners

Caldecott Picture Book
See the winners of the Caldecott Best Picture Books. Do we have these in our library?

Coretta Scott King Award
This award is given to the best books written by an African American author and an African American illustrator.

Golden Sower Winners
Find Current & Past winners of the Nebraska Children's Literacy Award.

Newbery Award Winners
The Newbery Medal honors the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Notable Children's Books
This is the list of the best children's books, recordings, videos, and software according to the American Library Association.

Other Reading Lists

Books for Second Grade Children
Do we have these books in our library?   If not, try the Milford or Seward Public libraries.

Book Hive
This site contains hundreds of recommended book reviews in a variety of reading levels and interest areas. Users can search for books by author, title, reading level, interest area, number of pages, and even favorite illustrator.

Reading Adventure
This Sylvan Learning Center site is a free reading motivation program. Create reading lists by subject, reading or grade level.

RIF Reading Planet
Play games, find great books to read, write stories, do fun activities at this site.

The Spaghetti Book Club
Do you like to read? Read book reviews written by students like you. You could write a review too after you read a book. 

 
Science

Animals and Plants

eNature Animal Field Guides
This site includes the sights and sounds of 5,500 species such as mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, etc.  Text may be used for projects, but you need permission from the photographers to use the photos.

Kid's Valley Garden
Learn how to plant a garden at this great site.

Ask an Expert

Ask Dr. Universe
Ask Dr. Universe a question you've always wondered about.

Butterflies

Children's Butterfly Site
You will find pictures to color, facts to learn, a fantastic butterfly photograph gallery, as well as links to other butterfly sites.

General Sources

 

Inventions

How Everyday Things Are Made
Includes lots of video.

Oceans

Primary Games about Oceans
Have fun playing these ocean games.  Fun for all ages.

Science for Fun

NASA For Kids
This site provides space puzzles, games, and text for kids of all ages.

Wild Games
There are a variety of animal games at this site.

 
Search the Web

Awesome Library
Search 14,000 carefully reviewed resources with a focus on current events.

KidsClick
Find kid-friendly sites with grade level content.

One Key
Search Google's partner for kid friendly sites.

 
Writing

Dictionary

Internet Picture Dictionary
Browse by letter or category.

Little Explorers
English Picture Dictionary

Punctuation

Punctuation Games
Play some punctuation games at this great site.

Spelling Help

Turtle Diary
Try these activities to help you with spelling.

Spin and Spell
Play a game to spell words.

Vocabulary

I Spy at Scholastic
See how fast you can find words in a mystery room.

Writing

How a Book is Made
Have you ever wondered how a book is made?

Language Arts Practice
List and practice of skills students learn in second grade. Aligned with Nebraska standards.

PowerProofreading
Do you want to be a good writer?  Learn to proofread.