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San Juan
Lichen K-8
8319 Lichen Drive
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
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San Juan Unified District Office
3738 Walnut Ave.
Carmichael, CA 95608
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Resources for San Juan Teachers, Parents, and Students.

Language Arts K-8 Links from SJUSD 

Website Grade Level Description
Animated Picture Book K-1 An animated picture book for very young children.
Author's and Illustrators K-8 A collection of sites with many authors and illustrators.
Berenstain Bears   Berenstain Bears official website.
Between the Lions K-3 Songs and video clips to teach phonics concepts.
Charlotte's Web K-3  A website for those who love the book Charlotte's Web.
Curious George K-3 The official Curious George website.
Dr. Seuss K-3 The official Dr. Seuss website.
Game Goo K-3 Interactive reading and learning games.
Inkless Tales K-6 Resources and activities to support language arts.
International Children's Digital Library K-6 A great library of books that your students can read online.
Island of the Blue Dolphins 4-6 An interactive website that gives excellent information regarding this novel.
Kindergarten Language Arts Activities K Short games to play with letters. Matching letters and blends with pictures and alphabet games.

Phonemic Awareness

K-3 Includes student activitities in rhyming words, counting syllables, determining where the sound is in the word and identifying beginning and ending consonants.
Sesame Street K-3 The official Sesame Street website.
Spellits From BBC Schools 3-6 Designed for 7-11 year olds, this website offers interactive online activities and printable resources which teach spelling strategies, rules and patterns for Grades 3, 4, 5, and 6.
Starfall K-3 An awesome site for beginning readers.
Storyline Online K-3 An online video streaming website that features actors reading children's literature.
Word Build and Bank K-3 Game to create words adding onsets to rimes. The game is self checking and will not let students create nonsense words.
Poetry Websites    
Poetry For Children K-6 A good collection of funny children's poetry.
Poetry For Kids K-6 A good collection of funny children's poetry

Math Links from SJUSD

 Website Grade Site Description
AAA Math K-8 Math activities and help for grades K-8..
A+ Math 1-12

Flashcards for your students. Includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, order of operations, algebra and geometry. An interactive site.

Conversion Tables 5-12 Online conversion tables.
Cool Math For Kids K-12 Math games and puzzles for all ages.
Funbrain K-8 Games and Activities to reinforcce math (and language arts.)
Math Baseball 3-12 An interactive math game.
Math Cats 2-8 Join the Math Cats in a land of creative, open-ended math explorations!
Math Demos 7-12 This site has math demonstrations that illustrate key mathmatical concepts. An excellent site.
Math is Fun 2-8 A group of math games and activities.
Math League 4-8 A help resource for 4th through 8th grades.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives K-12 University of Utah has put together this awesome site of math manipulative activities.
Spending Spree K-2 A money game for grades K-2.
Tangrams K-12 An interactive site that allows your students to manipulate tangrams in a game format.
The Math Forum K-12 An Internet mathematics library with excellent resources grades K-12.

 Social Studies K-8 Links Provided by SJUSD 

 Website Grade Level Description
Ben's Guide to Government for Kids K-12 A website to learn about the U.S. Government.
California History Online 4-12 The story of the state of California presented in an illustrated timeline.
Communities 1-3 A website to learn about different kinds of communities.
Community Helpers 1-3 A website to learn about the people who help us in our community.
Gov for Kids 3-8 The U.S. government interagency Kids' Portal. It provides links to Federal kid's sites.
Kids Connect, The United States 3-8 A list of links to sites to learn about the United States.
Mexico for Kids 3-8 Learn all about Mexico at this fun site.
The Titanic 3-8 A website with information regarding the Titanic.
United States Fire Administration 3-8 Information about Fire Safety

 President Websites  Grade Level Description
The Presidents 3-8 Information about the U.S. presidents.
The White House for Kids 2-8 Take a virtual tour and learn about the White House.
Abraham Lincoln 1-6 Information about Abraham Lincoln.
Surfing the Net With Kids -- George Washington 3-8 Information about George Washington

 Gold Rush Websites  Grade Level Description
Gold Rush 4-6 Information about the Gold Rush and the Gold Country.
Historic Sites on the Oregon Trail 4-6 Information about the Oregon Trail
Oakland Museum of California 4-6 Information about the Gold Rush and the Gold Country.
Sacramento History Online 4-6 Information about Sacramento history.
The Virtual California Gold Country 4-6 Information about the Gold Rush and the Gold Country.

CA Mission Websites Grade Level Description
Misson Photographs 4-6 A collection of photographs of the California Missions.
California Missions Interactive 4-6 An internet field trip.
California Missions Foundation 4-6 A uniqe site dedicated to preserving Califormia Missions.
California Missions Virtual Tour 4-6 Take a virtual tour of California Missions.
California Missions 1 4-6 Information about California Missions.
California Missions Website 4-6 Click on a link to find information about California Missions.
California Missions Directory 4-6 Information about California Missions.
California Missions Photo Tour 4-6 Information about California Missions.
The Spanish Missions of California 4-6 Information about California Missions.
The California Missions 4-6 Information about California Missions

 Explorers Websites Grade Level Description
Enchanted Learning Explorers 5-6 A good site for information about explorers.
Explorers on the Web 5-6 A good site for information about explorers.

Science K-12 Links Provided by SJUSD

 Website Grade Level  Description
Brain Pop K-12 Short animated video clips that explain science concepts.
California Science Teacher's Association Teachers CSTA represents science educators statewide - in every science discipline at every grade level, Kindergarten through University.
Cool Science for Curious Kids  2-8 The Howard Hughes Medical Institute invites curious kids to explore biology... on screen, off screen, and in between.
Dinosauria Online 2-8 Pictures, journal entries and information about dinosaurs.
Earth Day Websites- Games and More!  1-12 A collection of a variety of websites that celebrate Earth Day.
In Search of the Ways of Knowing Trail  3-6 An interactive website that teaches students about the village of Epulu in Africa.
The Journey North 1-12 A global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change.
My First Garden K-6 The University of Illinois introduces kids to the fun of gardening.
Nasa, Kids Earth Science K-12 Nasa's site teaches kids about the earth.
Ocean Link 3-12 Ask a scientist about deep sea biology questions.
Ology K-12 American Museum of Natural History.
Science Friday K-12 National Public Radio brings you a site to bring science alive.
Science News for Kids 2-12 Current science news and articles for kids.
SCORE Science Kid's Corner K-12 SCORE's website with hot links to science activities.
Seaworld K-12 Busch Garden's website for learning about animals.
The Science Spot K-12 Explore a variety of science topics at this website.
Volcano World K-12 The world's #1 source for volcano information.
Zoom Science Activities K-6 Science activities from the television program ZOOM.

 Astronomy/Space Sites  Grade Level Description
Amazing Space K-12 Find amazing space activities and get to know our universes


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