2nd Grade  Skill Builders  All areas of learning

2nd grade Skill Builders-Interactive Sites

updated 10/2011

This web page consists of skills that do not necessary fall into any one standard.   You may find the same web page on different grade levels.  I will update with more websites as often as I can.
Math  


This website will allow the teacher and student to explore many different areas of learning.

 

Teaching resources area where you can access a range of teaching and learning materials. By selecting a Key Stage (age range) and then a subject you will be able to browse through the available resources and select those that are of interest.

 

Interactive lessons between Classrooms and or Schools.  You will discover (Spelling-Patterns-Geography-Money) this is a must see site for the 21 Century teacher.  4 Star

Try out this award-winning collection of math games.  You must view this entire website to fully engage your students. (Games-Videos-Word Problems-Much more).

 

This website covers quite a few examples for Math and also Language arts.
 
4 Star

 

  1. Time and Money - Web Page Many Examples
  2. General Math - Web Page with Examples
  3. ABCya Where Education meets Technology.  Super site covering may areas of learning.  4 Star
  4. Addition and Subtraction  Save the apples game
  5. Subtraction game  Very good game
  6. Different levels of Math These sites allow you to cover many different topics
    1. Math - K
    2. Math - 1
    3. Math - 2
  7. Many Math Areas You will discover quite a few examples for your interactive board.  4 Star
  8. Math Builder  - by state standards
  9. Bingo Math   visual and good
  10. Hooda Math   -  You will discover that this site has quite a bit to offer ( Games - Cartoons - Tutorials - Movies  - Worksheets)   4 star
  11. Solving for Angles    Very good examples are given in this website.
  12. Solving for shapes  Nets.   Very good examples are give super to LCD projectors
  13. Twizzle  A game using logic and geometry.  
  14. Academic skill Builders  (Math - Language Arts -  Geography)
  15. Website for K - 2   Student interactive  areas covered.
  16. Professor Garfield's web portal.  Great website that covers it all.  Lots of fun and educational.  4 star
  17. Cool-Math-4 Kids-Games   This website is loaded with math games.
  18. I know that     This is a great site for math  4 Star
  19. Pauly's Playhouse  Great site with some outstanding learning games
  20. ThinkFinity   This site will show students many different levels and areas of learning. 4 star
  21. Sudoku  This a website on line that will allow you to work the puzzle on the computer.  4 Star
  22. Math Game Page   This is a truly super webpage that will allow students to play interactive games and learn at the same time. *
  23. Hidden Pictures    Click on this site to allow your students to find many hidden and different pictures.  You may also printout a hard copy This is quite fun!  4 Star
  24. How many 10s can you make? - online game
  25. Interactive games   This site will list quite a few games for all grades.  4 Star
  26. Room 108  This website is loaded with over 400 outstanding games for learning.  The teacher should first go to this site prior to student to know best where ever thing is.  This site covers Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts.  So I placed it here.
  27. Critical thinking word problems   Nice site that will allow you to work on problems.
  28. Math Mayhem  This is an exciting game where you compete against other people on line.  Choose (Addition, Subtraction, Multiply or Division) Super website.  4 Star
  29. Spacey Math  A fast paced arcade-style math game designed to make the drill of practicing math facts more fun. It is divided into addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with each section being multi-level.  4 Star
  30. My learning Train   Interesting site that will allow the students to discover many different areas of learning.
  31. Monk  TV series game  This site allows students to practice using the muse and work the computer.
  32. Elves Game Chess    Play a few games with the elves
  33. Math and Grammar Jingles   Many different songs for Math and Grammar
  34. Geometry tool box.   This tool box will allow you to explore using a compass and ruler.   It has many outstanding qualities that may be used for teaching students.  If you have an LCD projector this website is for you.  4 Star
  35. Your Number's up - EASY VERSION! This is an easier four player version of our game. We made the numbers smaller.
  36. Train Builder (Truly a fun way to play with trains)   
                Brings out the little boy in us.   I am sure every boy
                from 6  to 55 will love this site.   5 Star
  37. Tessellations  Create on line

Measure with your students  4 Star

  1. Measure with Paper Clips    Have your students learn how to measure using paper clips.    
  2. Measure with Inches  
  3. Measure with Pounds
  4. Which tool to measure with

 

 

 

Social Studies
  1. Maps and live videos of Earth.    This webpage will be updated as required to allow your students to view the world as we know it today.  You will be pleasantly surprised at how informative and accurate this web page is.
  2. The following videos are exceptional, and will present the Pledge of Allegiance in detail and the American Flag.  The videos may require that you download them ahead of time for best viewing depending on your computer system.  

    If you wish to download place the mouse over the video and right click the mouse and then (Save Target As).   We wish to thank the United States Marine Corps, Annapolis Naval Academy, Eric Montgomery and Bobby Doyle for making these videos possible.  The first video is in memory of Eric's brother Brian Montgomery United States Marine Corps, who was killed in action while serving in Iraq.

    1.   Video Pledge of Allegiance Each line is explained in this
              video.  The video is presented by U.S. Marine Lance Corporal  Eric  Montgomery (wmv)

    This next video explains the Symbol for the United States the American Flag.   The video is presented by Lt. Robert Doyle United States Marine Corps.  

    2.     Video  The American Flag   presented by Lt. Robert Doyle United States Marine Corps.  

    Believe in me   Career site for kids ( Use this to work with students to determine what they want to be when they grow up. )

  3. This is an unbelievable website.  You may login as a visitor and explore many ideas and features.  This is truly a 5 STARsite you must view to appreciate. 
          a.  Click on Enter
          b.  Click Just want to visit
          c.  Click come in and look around visit

  4. The Children's museum - Fun site with many different educational activities for kids.
  5. Meet Me at the Corner  MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to meet fascinating people from all over the world.   4  Star
  6. Building a City    You can design any city you like from different ages.
  7. American Rhetoric  America's top 100 speeches.  Very good site
  8. Ben's Guide to Government for kids
 
Science
  1. Make and do games  Great website for students to learn science
  2. Wonderville - 3D  This is a great site.  Very engaged learning Note: This site has heavy technology prerequisites. 4 StarFact Monster   This website is updated everyday and it is interactive in many areas of learning.
  3. Living and Non Living things
  4. Health and Fitness  This site will allow you to find many wonderful concepts in health.  A must for all students and teachers.  Huge Paradigm shift here
  5. Many different games...  This site will allow you to travel and do many different areas of learning.  OUTSTANDING for all standards  
  6. Save the Earth  Discover many different habitat areas of the world.
  7. The wonder of Earth   Discover many interesting places on Earth.
  8. Famous People and more current and modern web page
Language Arts  
Each link below has many examples listed for each area of study
Analogies Synonyms
Antonyms Homophones
Vocabulary Reading Comp
Language Arts Spelling

 

  1. Professor Mellon Head   Great Great program covers quite a bit
  2. Language Arts 2nd Grade Activities:  Download activities for Students to work at home. 4 Star
  3. Literacy many games for students  4  Star
  4. Songs for every occasion.   You will discover listed on this website songs that you my play for your class in both Alpha or Subject search or by lyrics.  Great site must see!   4 Star
  5. Song Sheets  Download professionally produced  for the most popular kids' songs with all the words and appealing illustrations.
  6. Bembo's zoo    A very cute way of learning words and letters using sound.
  7. Horton Story writing    Students may create their own story using this website.   This is fun and easy to do.  4 Star
  8. Disney Story Book   Students may create their own short story using this website.
  9. Sheppard Website with many different learning activities.  4 Star
  10. Reading Planet   You may use this website to allow your students to create and printout their own books.  There are many different levels.  You will be amazed at how much your student can create from this website. 
  11. Game Goo   This site allows students to explore ideas and concepts involving the English Language.  4 star
  12. Aquapod Squad  This website will allow students to venture in a city and help collect items.  It introduces many different learning situations so I placed it here. To complete the whole reading and answering animation will take about 30 min. There is sound. 4 Star
  13. Panawapa  This is an island that will allow you to talk and play different games.  Very well done  4 Star
  14. Between the Lions - stories from PBS Kids
  15. Big Books - read stories online and then answer questions
  16. Children's Storybooks Online - beware of the pop-ups!
  17. Spelling Words.  This is a fun site that will allow the student to learn how to spell and check the spelling very well done.
  18. Treasurer of Literature  Another great site to learn new words and places.
  19. Hangman Game  You will enjoy this as it is fun to do.
  20. Barbie link    You will find many different things you may do on this site
  21. Spelling Time    This is a great site to allow your students to take on a whole new meaning of learning how to spell.
  22. Earobics  This web page will allow the student to discover many new ways to learn and have fun at the same time.
  23. Spiderman in Amazing Adventures an activity book for children K-5. Part of the READ*WRITE*NOW! campaign.
 
Art
  1. Harcourt school publishers    You will discover art illustrations and learning by using a form or Art from paintings to architecture and beyond.  This site is broken down by grades.
  2. Details: Additive Colors  Control red, green, and blue spotlights (primary colors or RGB). Observe the additive colors as the spotlights overlap
  3. ArtPad is a fun flash-based art activity that students may use to create imaginative art and add a frame to display it in a gallery.

  4. On Line Etch a sketch  This website will allow you to draw on line using the etch a sketch tool.

  5. NGA Kids    Adventures with art and activities for kids.

  6. Tux Paint    This presents students with a blank canvas and an array of drawing tools to help them be creative.  This open-source drawing software includes an easy -to-use interface, fun sound effects and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.

  7. Shidonni   This is a software program that would be beneficial if the teacher or class would log in and create an animal (Pet)  and background.  It comes alive and you can play with what you drew. It is free but you need to create an account.  Try it you may find it has many uses.

  8. Still Life Composer   NGA Kids Still Life Composer helps you to create pictures that are similar to the paintings of famous painters. Experiment with different effects, mixing everyday objects with items borrowed from famous works of art. You can print out your composition.