Standard 5 Links


Language Arts


1.) Starfall
http://www.starfall.com/
2.) ReadWriteThink - Create a Word Bank
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/construct/
3.) Hooked on Phonics - Videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhFQfP1_5CE&list=ULiUFSTHdFtMo


Math

1.) Hoodamath Games
http://www.hoodamath.com/index.html

Unit of Inquiry


Where We Are in Place and Time: The Changing Earth

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/ - Magazine for Children - search Natural Disasters to get articles on from around the world.


Who We Are: Children's Rights

http://www.unicef.org/india/ - UNICEF Website for India
http://www.unicef.ca/en/teachers/article/global-classroom-learn-about-unicef - UNICEF Website for Canada. Activities for Students
http://www.unicef.ca/sites/default/files/imce_uploads/UTILITY%20NAV/TEACHERS/IMAGES/GC/Multimedia/Games/Children%27s%20Rights/Movie3.swf - List of Children's Rights
http://www.unicef.ca/sites/default/files/imce_uploads/UTILITY%20NAV/TEACHERS/IMAGES/GC/Multimedia/Games/Quiz%20Game/English/index.swf - Quiz on Children's Rights
http://www.freethechildren.com/get-involved/we-school/resources-curriculum-and-lesson-plans/ - Free the Children - Lesson Plans
http://www.ryanswell.ca/about-us.aspx - Ryan's Well. A story about a 9 year old Canadian who raised enough money to build clean water wells in Africa.

How We Express Ourselves: The Power of Art

1.) Video - Creating a Watercolour Painting
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOpWK59Hf48
2.) Video - Creating an Acrylic Painting
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE7iBna59ek
3.) Video - Drawing a Cartoon Cat
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlDmk5WdaHk
4.) Video - Ballet
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wz_f9B4pPtg
5.) Video - Jazz
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wz_f9B4pPtg
6.) Video - Hip Hop
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wu0grjZGXRc
7.) Video - Bharatanatyam Dance
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96AGc1qRWDI
8.) Video - Music as an art
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klfzGdeOaws



How We Organize Ourselves: The Marketplace

1.) The Market Place - Very geared towards the USA, but may have some information and ideas to help teach the unit.
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/market_to_market/pages/the_market_place.htm
2.) Tea production
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9qErnzvYtI
3.) Tea factory in Sri Lanka
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNImvDmcswE
4.) Coca Cola Assembly Line
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yet4zA415B8
5.) Lego Assembly Line
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBgKEOG4SY4

How The World Works: Global Exploration, the Unknown - Space

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/clubhouse/Why_Do_We_Explore.html - NASA - exploration
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSTp2KOxlOM&feature=related - Video - living in space
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/environment_earth_universe/astronomy_space/activity/ - Planets
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html - NASA Kids Club - games
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/ - Articles on Space

Sharing The Planet: Balance and Sustainability

1.) What is an Ecosystem
http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwepecosystems.htm
2.) Exploring Ecosystems - Geared towards the USA - but some helpful information
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/exploring_ecosystems/index.html
3.) Some project ideas for your lesson plans
http://www.beverlyschools.org/schools/exploringecosystems/index.html
4.) Human Impact on Ecosystems - Information for Lessons
http://regentsprep.org/Regents/global/themes/geography/imp.cfm