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Ms. Liakonis

Ms. Liakonis

Lee Road Elementary School: (516) 434-7475

Ms. Liakonis : Classwork and Homework

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Classwork and Homework

This page will consist of topics we are studying and different resources you can use from home.

 

September:

 

MATH - Place value to the billions, place value with decimals to the thousandths place, comparing and ordering decimals.

Every student can access the Envision Math website to print out pages, practice extra problems and review what they've learned.

How to access the Web site:

  1. Access your Internet browser.
  2. Enter the URL (site address) -- http://www.pearsonsuccessnet.com
  3. Then, use the following information to get started in Ms. Liakonis' classroom:
  4. Your child's user name: first letter of their first name and their full last name .lps (john smith would be jsmith.lps)
    Your child's password: the letter a and then their personal ID number (the one they use for lunch). 
    Note: User name and password are case sensitive
  5. Congratulations! You should see your home page.

More websites to practice:

1.) http://www.mathsisfun.com/decimals.html

2.) http://www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U1L4GL.html

3.) http://www.mathsisfun.com/adding-decimals.html

 

ELA - We are beginning Unit 1 in our Journeys Textbook. The students will be focusing on key vocabulary, specific aspects of story structure (setting, characters, point of view, conflict, etc.), and practicing answering questions with evidence from the stories to support their answers.

JOURNEYS WEBSITE: http://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do


Prefixes & Suffixes:

http://www.aasd.k12.wi.us/staff/boldtkatherine/readingfun3-6/readingfun_prefixessuffixesroots.htm

http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/crstcast/crstcastle.htm

http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/prefixp.cfm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/digger/9_11entry/3.shtml

Stories Online to Listen to & Read!

http://asp.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/home_tumblebooks.asp

 

 

 

SCIENCE - We are beginning to discuss non-fiction text features in our science textbook, the scientific method, and we will be starting our unit on Crayfish in mid-September.

 

 

 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER

 

ELA - We are continuing Unit 1 in our Journeys Textbook. The students will be focusing on key vocabulary, specific aspects of story structure (comparing & contrasting, sequencing of events, conflict, theme), and practicing answering questions with evidence from the stories to support their answers.

 

Story Elements (setting, characters, sequence):

1.) Listen to the story of Cinderella and then click on the different story elements to practice what you know! http://www.learner.org/interactives/story/index.html​

 

 

 Prefix/Suffix

1.) http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games/suffixes-and-prefixes.html

 

Math

1.) Multiplying 2-digit by 2-digit (You need scrap paper) 

http://www.mathplayground.com/multiplication05.html

2.) Online speed drills: http://arithmetic.zetamac.com/​

3.) Online speed drills: http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/math-trainer-multiply.html


Pumpkin Fun!

 

1.) http://spookathon.com/halloween/pumpkin-carver.php​

 

2.) Multiplication Facts: http://multiplication.com/flashgames/Pumpkin.htm​

 

3.) Pumpkin multiples: http://www.mathplayground.com/multiples.html

 

 

DECEMBER

 

ELA - We will be covering Unit 2, Lesson 9 & 10 this month.

Drawing Conclusions: http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/inferencesp.cfm

 

MATH - We just began Topic 6 - multiplying decimals and will also be completing Topic 7, dividing decimals.

1.) Multiplying Decimals: http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/math/decimals-percents/mult-of-decimals.htm

2.) Multiplying Decimals: http://www.mathplayground.com/howto_multiplydecimals.html

3.) Decimal Jeopardy: http://www.math-play.com/Decimals-Jeopardy/decimals-jeopardy-game.html

4.) Decimals with Santa (+, -, x, and /): http://www.math-play.com/Decimal-Game.html

5.) Decimal Place Value: http://www.math-play.com/football-math-decimals-place-value/football-math-decimals-place-value.html

 

6.) Dividing Decimals: http://coolmath.com/prealgebra/02-decimals/10-decimals-dividing-by-decimal-01.htm

http://www.mathsisfun.com/dividing-decimals.html

 

7.) Multiplying and Dividing Decimals Game: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/index.html?page=lessons&lesson=m6lessonshell05.swf

 

 

 

Science/Writing: We have been working on our research feature articles on many different unique animals. All our hard work is displayed outside our classroom on our process board. Published writing will be up asap!

 

Social Studies: We will be studying Mexico in December & January. The students will be learning about its geography, history, and government.  All our new learning will get us ready to experience Mexican culture when we go to Mangoes on Monday, December 22nd!

 

Fast Facts Mayan Civilization: http://www.kidskonnect.com/subjectindex/16-educational/history/256-ancient-mayan.html

Aztecs: http://aztecs.mrdonn.org/

 

 

JANUARY

 

MATH - Topic 8 Algebra

1.) Order of Operations game: http://mrnussbaum.com/orderops/

 

2.) Practice Problems: http://www.softschools.com/math/order_of_operations/games/

 

3.) Hoop Shot - Solving Equations with Addition & Subtraction

http://www.math-play.com/One-Step-Equation-Game.html

 

4.) Greatest Common Factor (GCF)

http://www.mathsisfun.com/greatest-common-factor.html

http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-6/greatest-common-factor

http://amby.com/educate/math/2-1_GCF.html

Game - http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/GreatestCommonFactor.htm

Game - http://www.fun4thebrain.com/beyondfacts/gcfsketch.html

5.) Fractions

Equivalent Fractions - http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/memory_equivalent1.htm

All Fractions - http://interactivesites.weebly.com/fractions.html

 

ELA - Lesson 10 & 11

Informational Texts

Main Idea & Details

Game: http://www.roomrecess.com/pages/MainIdea.html

 

SCIENCE - Rocks & Minerals

1.) http://www.kidsloverocks.com/index.html

2.) http://www.rocksforkids.com/RFK/howrocks.html

3.) http://www.learner.org/interactives/rockcycle/diagram2.html

 

FEBRUARY

 

MATH

 

1.) http://www.mathchimp.com/

2.) http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/activity/data-analysis-12-studyjams-interactive-math-activities

3.) Line Plots - http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-5/create-line-plots

4.) Interpreting Line Plots - http://www.ixl.com/math/grade-5/interpret-line-plots

5.) Mixed numbers/improper fractions: http://www.mathplayground.com/fractions_mixed.html

6.) Modeling Fractions: http://www.abcya.com/fraction_percent_decimal_tiles.htm

7.) Graphs - http://www.kidsmathgamesonline.com/numbers/mathdata.html

8.) Line Plots - http://www2.learningtoday.com/player/swf/Data_Analysis_LinePlots_L3_V1_T1a.swf

 

ELA

1.) Idioms - http://www.vocabulary.co.il/idioms/idioms-game-slang-game/

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

1.) American Revolution: http://teachingamericanhistory.org/static/neh/interactives/americanrevolution/

 

2.) http://www.nps.gov/webrangers/activities/patriot/patriotspy.swf

 

MARCH/APRIL

 

Math

1.) http://xtramath.org/

2.) Multiplying Fractions: http://www.mathplayground.com/fractions_mult.html

3.) http://www.math-play.com/Multiplying-Fractions-Millionaire/Multiplying-Fractions-Millionaire.html

4.) 3D Figures and Volume: http://illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=4095

5.) http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/index.html?page=lessons&lesson=m6lessonshell15.swf

 

6.) http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mesg/html/math6web/index.html?page=lessons&lesson=m6lessonshell15.swf

7.) http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mejhm/index.html?l=0&ID1=AB.MATH.JR.SHAP&ID2=AB.MATH.JR.SHAP.SURF&lesson=html/video_interactives/areavolume/areaVolumeSmall.html

 

 

 

ELA

1.) http://interactivesites.weebly.com/language-arts.html

2.) Figurative Language - http://www.starrmatica.com/standalone/starrMaticaFigurativeLanguageBaseball.swf

3.) http://www.quia.com/quiz/449371.html

SOCIAL STUDIES:

Civil War

1.) http://www.civilwar.org/education/students/kidswebsites.html

2.) http://www.civilwar.org/education/history/10-facts-about-the-civil-war/

3.) http://www.radford.edu/~sbisset/civilwar.htm

 

 

 MAY

 

 

MATH

1.) Quadrilaterals: http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/amy/geometry/6-8/activities/quad_quest/quad_quest.html

 

2.) http://illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=3577

3.) Polygons: http://www.absorblearning.com/mathematics/demo/units/KCA007.html

4.) Triangles: http://www.mathwarehouse.com/geometry/triangles/triangle-types.php

5.) Triangles: http://www.math-play.com/classifying-triangles/classifying-triangles.html

 

Coordinate Geometry - Topic 16

1.)  Feed Billy! http://www.oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/BillyBug/bugcoord.html

2.) Various Games: http://interactivemaths.net/index.php?q=category/1/1/98

3.) Geometry/Coordinates: http://jmathpage.com/JIMSGeometrycoordinates.html

4.)  Alien Game: http://www.mathplayground.com/locate_aliens.html

5.) Catch the Fly: http://hotmath.com/hotmath_help/games/ctf/ctf_hotmath.swf

6.) Practice Quizzes: http://quiz.econ.usyd.edu.au/mathquiz/coordinates/

 

 

Economics

1.) Change Maker: http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/cr.cgi?A1=s&A14=medium&country%5Busa%5D.x=51&country%5Busa%5D.y=44

2.) Recycle City: http://www3.epa.gov/recyclecity/gameintro.htm

3.) Consumers: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/sites/default/files/games/off-site/youarehere/index.html

4.) Description: Students will have the opportunity to create a player and visit places where they will they can make or spend money.  Students will start the game with about one month's allowance.  They will have the opportunity to set goals, create a budget, and track their progress toward their goals!

http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/games/moneymetropolis/

 

JUNE

Hink Pinks: http://www.funtrivia.com/trivia-quiz/BrainTeasers/Hink-Pink-59281.html

Word Games: http://www.funenglishgames.com/wordgames.html

Word Games: http://www.thekidzpage.com/freekidsgames/wordgames.htm

 

Mysterious Benedict Society:

http://www.mysteriousbenedictsociety.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
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