Homework Links

Programs Currently Used at YHS

Harcourt Press Trophies Reading has online study helpers specific to the school’s reading program, including the same spelling lists assigned by the YHS teachers. Enter the last name of one of the book’s authors as your password (or contact your child’s teacher to get the password).

http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/trophies.html

Houghton Mifflin Math Expressions has online study helpers specific to the school’s math program, including an e-glossary of terms your child uses in YHS math classes.

www.eduplace.com/parents/mthexp

Other Resources

Starfall.com– Where children can watch short movies about letters and sounds, read short stories, and play educational games.
http://www.starfall.com

Study Island– A subscription based website that has lessons based on the New Jersey Standards for academics. YHS has a school subscription to allow students access to the website. See your child’s teacher to get his or her username and password.
http://www.studyisland.com

First in Math– A subscription based website that focuses on the math game Math 24! YHS has a school subscription to allow older students access to the website. See your child’s teacher to get her or his username and password.
http://www.firstinmath.com

Spelling City– Spelling City allows students to play spelling games using their classroom spelling lists, making studying for tests fun and easy.
http://www.spellingcity.com

Multiplication.com– This site contains games and resources that help speed memorization of multiplication facts.
http://www.multiplication.com

BrainPop.com– BrainPop contains videos, activities, and quizzes covering many school subjects. Students use this website during school hours to reinforce their teacher’s lessons.
http://www.brainpop.com

Fact Monster.com– An online information bank featuring an encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, almanac, world atlas, and homework helpers.
http://www.factmonster.com

Thinkfinity.org – A comprehensive resource for parents, teachers, and students with an emphasis on using technology to enhance education.
http://www.thinkfinity.org

Kids Click – Annotated searchable directory of websites created for kids by librarians. Searchable by subject, reading level and degree of picture content.
www.kidsclick

Yahoo Kids – Yahoo Kids is the ultimate web guide for kids! Features fun and educational resources for kids with games, animals, music, jokes, movies, news, astrology, and more.
http://kids.yahoo.com

Discovery Education – A resource provided by Discovery Education to guide students and provide homework help to students of all grades.
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp/homework_help_home.html

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Know about another great website for kids? Leave a link in the comments to share it with the school.

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