Fractions - On this
page of manipulative activities from Utah State University, scrool down
to Fractions and choose the following activities.
of a Whole – Relates parts of a whole unit to written description
– Click in the numerator and denominator boxes to type the fraction
corresponding to the highlighted portion of a shape.
– Illustrate a fraction by dividing a shape and highlighting
the appropriate parts.
to Be a Scientist? - This page from Sci4Kids, will help you learn
the names of many different types of scientists and what they each
study. There is also a quiz available to print out and complete to
hand-in to your teacher.
Declaration of Independence
Guide to U.S. Government (for Kids) - The Declaration of Independence
- This page has a brief introduction to the document, and a transcription
of the Declaration of Independence. Scroll to the bottom of the page
for an About
the Declaration of Independence link.
for Kids: Declaration of Independence, Part 1 - Learn about the
writing of the Declaration of Independence. The "Show
What You Know" link will take you to a printable word search.
for Kids: Declaration of Independence, Part 2 - This page talks
about the five parts of the document and its purpose. The "Show
What You Know" link will take you to a printable scrambled
Declaration of Independence - This is ushistory.org's Declaration
of Independence website. This site provides a wealth of information
about the signers of the Declaration, the history of the Declaration,
and an online version of the Declaration for you to read.
- America Rocks - Fireworks - lyrics, and sound sample of this SchoolHouse
Rock cartoon which talks about the writing of the Declaration of Independence.
of Independence Road Trip - This is a QuickTime movie. It begins
with Morgan Freeman telling about the Declaration of Independence
followed by the reading of the document by well-know celeberties (Mel
Gibson, Michael Douglas, Renee Zellweger, Winona Ryder, etc.)
Word Search Puzzle
- This is an interactive puzzle of the Signers of the Declaration
of Independence. There is also a printable version.
Constitution of the US
Guide to U.S. Government (for Kids) - The Constitution of the United
States - This page has a brief history explaining why the
Constitution was written and how it was voted on. There are links
at the bottom of the page to take you to more About
the Constitution and to different links to allow you to read the
of the Constutution.
Constitution Word Search
the Bill of Rights - This is an interactive game that will help
students learn the contents of the Bill of Rights.When you have successfully
completed the game, you can print the Bill of Rights, sign it, and
hand it in to your teacher.
The U.S. Constitution - This is an interactive quiz of 10 questions
that test your basic knowledge of the U.S. Constitution.
of Rights - The Ten Original Amendments - read the ten original
amendments to the Constitution.
for Kids: Constitution - learn about the history of the U.S. Constitution,
including info about the writing of it, the Great Compromise, its
signers, the Bill of Rights, and the Amendments. As you work through
the tutorial, each section has an interactive activity. At the end
of that activity there is often a link to more interactive sites.
Compromise of the Century - This page provides a brief overview
of The Great Compromise, a brief bio of Roger Sherman, and a editorial
cartoon, "America's Great Compromise." Two quizzes to test
your political skills are also included.
Quiz - This is a
15 question quiz to see how much you know about the U.S. Constitution.
When you are finished, click submit and your results will appear.