ROOTS AND SHOOTS WEBSITE HOUR OF CODE
1. Sheppard Software
2. Brainpop Jr.
4. Free Rice
5. Internet 4 Classrooms
6. KIDDLE Search Engine for KIDS
7. Foss Web
8. Slime Kids
9. Cool Math Games - ages K - 12
10. Cat in the Hat Mapping Activity
11. Highlights for Kids
14. Fact Surfer
15. Wildlife Journal Junior
16. NH Fish & Game Wildlife Fact Sheets
18. Wacky Web Tales
19. Game Goo
21. PBS Kids
22. Kenetic City
23. Fidgit Factory
24. Fidgit Playroom
27. Make Beliefs Comix
28. NASA Kids Club
29. PBS Word Games
32. Getty Games
33. Postcard Creator: READ WRITE THINK
34. Disaster Master
35. Grammar Ninja
36. Magnetic Poetry Nature Poem Kit
37. Make Beliefs Comix
38. VA Career View: ALL ABOUT ME!
39. Ranger Rick, Jr.
40. Compound Machine Activity
41. Tinker Ball
42. Venn Diagram Interactive: READ WRITE THINK
43. Save Sam
44. Big Brown Bear Typing
45. Story Map Tool: READ WRITE THINK
47.Class Newspaper Activity: READ WRITE THINK
48. Spell Check Practice
49. Diamante Poem Creator: READ WRITE THINK
50. Digital Passport Student Login
51. Curious George juggling game
52. READ WRITE THINK COMIC CREATOR
53. Compass Rose Activity
Library Information: Book Limits
K-1: One book per week - stays in the classroom
2-4: One book per week - may go home when the classroom teacher feels that the student is ready.
5: Two books per week. One may go home, one stays in school.
Renewals: Students may renew a book for up to three weeks.
Overdues: Books are due back in the library each week. If a student has an overdue book, he or she will not be allowed to check out a new book.
Additional books: Any student who finishes a book before their regularly scheduled book exchange may ask their teacher to come down to the library for a new book - don't wait to feed your hungry brain with awesome stories!
1. Read in a special place.
2. Visit the library often. and talk to the librarian about your interests.
3. Visit bookstores often to get ideas for new reading material.
4. Check out magazines, newspapers, the internet and television documentaries to broaden your interests.
5. Read about subjects that interest you.
6. Keep a reading journal and write a brief opinion about what you read.
7. Read outloud to someone else.
8. Talk to your friends, your parents or your teacher about what you read - retell the story.
9, Start a reading club
10. Find a series you like and read all the books in that series.
11. Use a bookmark to mark your place
Computer Lab Tips:
1. Your monitor should be at eye level.
2. Your body should "line up" with the computer.
3. Take a break if you feel tense.
4. Ask for help if you can't figure something out after three honest tries.
5. Choose trusted websites for research.
6. Check out the author(s) of a website that you are not sure about, find out who sponsors the information.
7. Bookmark your internet sources so you can find them again.
8. Always cite the source of any information you use from the internet in your work.