Grade 6 - English Language Arts
Get Hooked on BooksCreated by Sylvan Learning, this site's Book Finder matches kids (grades K-8) with reads they'll enjoy. Acing book quizzes lets them win prizes.Jon Scieszka, author of the True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, launched this site to urge guys to expand their definition of reading, pointing out that non-fiction, comics and magazines count, too!Posts lists of cool new books, interviews with popular writers like Anthony Horowitz, books into movies and much more!Greek MythologySpellingContestants -- that's you! -- in grades 1-8 will listen to three stories, one at a time, and then spell words from each story. Students in high school will listen to separate sentences and then spell the words from each sentence.Story ElementsA good story is like a tasty soup. It follows a recipe with a handful of ingredients that all blend together. Explore the different ingredients or elements that go into stories and make them so much fun.VocabularyGive free rice to hungry people by playing a simple vocabulary word game. For each word you get right, 20 grains of rice is donated through the UN World Food Program.
This resource helps all learn how to sign to those individuals who are hearing impaired. Anyone who wishes to communicate with these individuals should check out the following websites. We are sure you will be signing in no time!
Grade 6 - Science
AnimalsEarth ScienceLearn more about earthquakes, volcanoes, tornadoes and hurricanes through maps, photos and 3D animations.The premier source for Volcano, earthquakes and plate tectonic information on the Web.EnergyLearn about saving energy and using electricity and natural gas safely.EERE Kids Saving Energy has games, information about renewable energy and tips about energy efficiency for kids.Features various sections about energy including what it is and the forms it comes in. Find out how humans use energy through quizzes and fun facts.Section of the US Department of Energy (DOE) providing statistics, data and analysis on resources, supply, production and consumption for all energy sources.California Energy Commission's energy and environmental education site for students, parents and teachers.NanotechnologySpace ExplorationA powerful and fun resource for kids, exploring astronomy and other space related topics. Play games, learn through interactive applications, and much more.This site offers facts about the planets from NASA, as well as additional resource links located on the bottom right of the page.This site is an overview of the history, mythology and current scientific knowledge of the planets, moons and other objects in our solar system.This site allows you to investigate all of the planets and also offers you an opportunity to create your own world! Give it a try and see how you do.This site has a collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program. There are a variety of interesting pictures of all of the planets and if you click on a picture, it will bring up information about that picture.This site offers tons of information to help you learn more about the planets in our solar system.Experiments to do, articles to read, science fair projects, puzzles and games.
Grade 6 - Social Studies
Ancient EgyptThe British Museum gives information on Egyptian life, gods and goddesses, mummification, rulers, pyramids, temples, time, trade and writing.Click on an Egyptian city and discover the many tourist attractions, such as museums, monuments and other places to visit.The most comprehensive travel guide on Egypt, covering all destinations and many subjects to help you plan your trip.Greek MythologyIcemanKidipede - History for Kids - History site for middle school kids.Social Studies for Kids is a site with articles, subjects and tons of links for all subjects of social studies, with a focus on what kids are learning in the classroom.