ConnectEd: ConnectEd is the site to access
- K-8 Math Textbooks
- K-5 Dual Language Spanish Language Arts Textbooks
- 6th-8th Science and ELA Textbooks
- 6th Grade Social Studies Textbooks.
Typing Training: Keyboarding lessons and practice for Hawthorn students in kindergarten through 8th grade. For assistance, please contact your child’s teacher.
Dance Mat Typing: Introduction to typing for young children
http://www.freetypinggame.net: Free typing games, lessons and tests
Science Kids: Games, projects, quizzes and information about a variety of basic science concepts
Biology 4 Kids: Information about cells, microorganisms, plants, animal systems and more
Trivia Plaza/Science: Online quizzes about elements and abbreviations
Cosmos 4 Kids: Information about the solar system, galaxies and more
Place the State: Place the state on the U.S. map
National Geographic GeoBee Quiz: A daily geography bee challenge
Trivia Plaza: A variety of online geography quizzes. Site also includes quizzes on other subjects.
Kids.gov: Information and activity site maintained by the U.S. General Services Administration.
Social Studies for Kids: Facts, glossaries, games and more.
Constitution Study Guide: Adult education study guide outlining the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution, the Illinois Constitution and more.
MORE K-5 WEBSITES
More K-5 Websites: A terrific list of learning websites, which was provided as part of the October 19, 2010 Parent University.
Find a Book
Lexile Book Finder: Parents can use this resource to identify books that will appropriately challenge your child’s skills and spark their interest. For students in grades 1 through 7, your Lexile score will appear on your MAP report, which will be included with your end-of-year report card. Parents can also complete a brief online survey to help identify reading options. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Find a Book” to begin your search. If you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Reading Association Recommendations: Lists of books recommended by teachers as well as young readers themselves.
Student Assistance Program – Bully Form
Hawthorn Student Assistance Program: Hawthorn’s Student Assistance Program (SAP) provides a comprehensive model for the delivery of K-8 prevention, intervention, and support services. SAP is designed to reduce student risk factors, promote protective factors and increase asset development. This site includes resources to support parents and students, including the Report a Bully form, which allows students and parents to anonymously report situations. Onlineschools.org has released a bullying and cyberbullying guide to provide information and resources to schools, parents,and students to better understand and help prevent bullying in schools and online.