Resources to Help Students Develop Skills Needed to Meet the Common Core Learning Standards
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IXL offers a dynamic and fun environment to practice math and language arts skills aligned to the Common Core Learning Standards. You can easily find extensive practice problems specifically tailored to the standards. Students can see how they are progressing with their SmartScore and medals earned. If a student submits an incorrect answer, IXL provides the right answer with a question-specific step-by-step explanation. Students receive immediate feedback and learn from their mistakes.
Spelling City offers an exciting place to practice spelling as well vocabulary. The wide variety of activities keeps students returning.
BrainPOP.com content is aligned to the Common Core Standards. The site provides a variety of activities on topics studied in fifth grade. Beyond the humorous informational videos, students can find extension activities.
Keyboardingonline.com gives individualized student practice in order to reach the Common Core goal of demonstrating sufficient command of keyboarding skills to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others. Students must also demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.