3rd grade


Ms. Dawn Davenport

Mrs. Cory Hartman

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Class links

This web page is for use by students when doing special projects for:
Miss Dawn Davenport
Mrs. Cory Hartman
Mrs. Pat Johnson

Artic Animals Learning Zone
Whale World

Christmas Around the World
Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czechoslovaki, France, Germany, Iran, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Spain, & Venezuela.

Christmas Celebrations
Belgium, Brazil, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sweden, & United States.

Santa's Net
Large selection of Christmas traditions around the world

Greek Myths

Aplus Math
Arcademic Skill Builders
Multiplication Games

Enchanted Learning
Life of a Mealworm
Mealworm video (2 min)
Identify Mealworm Life Cycle Stages

Indian Child's Amazing Facts

Penguins World
Science Kids

Force, Energy & Motion
Inventors & Inventions
Kids Biology
National Geographic Kids
Yahoo Kids Animals

Telling Time
Maths Zone

Women's History

Art and Music

All About Art

A Lifetime of Color
This site has links to games, information about artists, and craft projects.

Art Projects

Art for Kids Hub
Get ideas for art projects.

Hands on Crafts for Kids
This site has lots of art projects

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 he World Art Gallery.


Dr. Gray vs. the DeChromatizer
Help Dr. Gray recolor the museum's paintings.

Fun with Patterns

National Gallery Art Zone
A good website to explore and create.


American Impressionist Painters
This site spotlights five American Impressionistic painters - Mary Cassatt, Theodore Robinson, Richard Emil Miller, Theodore Earl Butler, and Frederick Carl Frieseke.  Click on one of their paintings to learn more about them.

Claude Monet Paintings
See many paintings of this famous Impressionistic painter.  Click on a painting to enlarge it.

What Impressionism Is
This site has a simple description of impressionistic painting.  It spotlights the work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Edgar Degas, but also mentions other famous arists.

Modern Art

Destination Modern Art
Tour the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) and see examples of paintings and sculpture created in the modern art style.  Listen and examine each of the art works.


San Francisco Symphony Kids Website
Listen to, learn, and have fun with music at this super cool website.

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


What Realism Is
This site provides a simple description of realistic painting.  It spotlights the works of Edouard Manet and Jean-Bapiste-Camille Corot.

Big Six

Big Six
This site helps with the process of writing a paper.  It has worksheets, games, articles and a presentation for students K-6

Current Events


Kids Newsroon
Provides educational material of kids style news.


General Sources

Kid's Health
This site helps you find information about being a healthy, happy kid.


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

Fuel Up to Play 60
Play a games to see if you know how to eat healthy.


FDA Kid's Safety
Play games as you learn about food safety and health fact.

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



Ask an Expert

Ask Dr. Math
Do you have a math question?  You may get help from this person.


Adapted Mind
Customized online math problems and worksheets.

Bunny Count
You may practce 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 third 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

Practice multiplication tables by playing this game.

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

Turtle Diary.com
Online Math Games for Gr 3.




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


American Folklore
Find American folktales, Native American myhs and legends, tall tales, weather folklore and ghost stories from all 50 states. Listen to some of the stories.


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 electronic library.  The books come from all around the world.

Silly Books
Listen, read, and sing these silly books.

Storyline Online
Streaming video program featuring famous people reading children's books aloud.


Learning Vocabulary Can Be Fun
Play games lke matching, crossword puzzles, hangman, and learn new vocabulary.

  Updated November 6, 2014
  by Gloria Godtel
District Media Specialist
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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
Past winners of the Nebraska Children's Literacy Award.

Newberry 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 and links to the best recordings and videos according to the American Library Association.

Other Reading Lists

Books for Third Grade Children
Do we have these books in our library?  If not, check out the Milford and 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.

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



Fact Monster Almanac
Lots of facts on lots of different subjects.

Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids
Children's version with facts about weather, star gazing, moon phases and more.


National Geographic Map Machine
This source has outstanding maps combined with information about counties, animals, and people of the world.


Earth Calendar
This calendar explains seasonal, historic, and religious holidays from around the world.

Holidays Around the World
This site provides information about holidays around the world.


Merriam Webster Dictionary
This site wll help you spell a word.

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


This online encyclopedia provides information for reports and fun facts for you to find.

Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizers
Use these graphic organizers for planning your research.


UCAR Digital Image Library
This is a Library of weather, climate, and Earth sysem imagery.  This site includes photographs and illustrations of clouds, lightning, tornadoes, floods, storms, air pollution, and more which can be used free of charge by students.  Every photo is clearly labeled and described.


Brainy Quote
These are short quotations from well known people.

Time Zones

World Time Zones
See what time it is throughout the world.

U.S. Government

First Gov. for Kids
This site aims to collect all kid-friendly U.S. government websites under one portal.  It includes subjects such as arts, careers, computers, environment, geography, fighting crime, global village, homework and fun stuff.


Animals and Plants

Animal Facts in World Almanac for Kids
Find the biggest, the fastest, and the smallest animals in the world.

Animals at the Smithsonian Zoo
Take a virtual tour of the Zoo, watch animals with zoo cams placed throughout the zoo, and see photographs from their photo gallery.

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

Ovie's Farm Search Games
Play some fun games about animals and plants.

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

Ask an Expert

Ask Dr. Universe
Ask Dr. Universe a question you've always wondered what you expected?

General Sources

Cool Science for Curious Kids
This site has great activities to help you explore science.

Make Science Toys
These cool toys are easy and inexpensive to make.


How Everyday Things Are Made
This site shows how 40 different products are made and includes lots of short video clips.


Ocean Creature Feature
A lot of marine biology stuff.


Amazing Pests
Explore the world of pests, like gophers, ants, cockroaches, fleas, and lots more.

Science for Fun

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

Web Ranger
Become a "web ranger" by answering questions about erosion, national parks, and what a forest ranger does.


The Space Place
This NASA site has games, information, projects, and activities about the solar system.

Search the Web

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

Find kid-friendly sites with grade level content.

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

Social Studies


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

PBS: The Democracy Project
Investigate the three branches of the United States Government.



Internet Picture Dictionary
Browse by letter or category.

Little Explorers
English Picture Dictionary

Language Use

Gamequarium Madlibs
Use adjectives, nouns, verbs, and numbers to create many funny stories.

The Grammar Gorillas
Have fun practicing the use of nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.

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

Mad Libs Junior
Write silly stories by using nouns, verbs, and adjectives.

The Plural Girls
This is a game about the difference between singular and plural.

QueenBee or Nodlebee
Play two games to practice using verse.


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.


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


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

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

Mr. Nussbaum Learning + Fun