A list of Internet Resources to support Grade 5 Student Learning at IST. Click on the links below.

Student Email
ePals – Secure online email system for IST students


How to do Research
Kentucky Virtual Library – Information on how to conduct reserach

(IST user name and password required)
Ebsco – Access newspapers, magazines, country info, primary sources and much much more

Online Encyclopedias
(IST user name and password required)
Grolier Online – Online encyclopedia
Encyclopædia Britannica – Online School Edition

Student Internet Search Engines

Ask Kids! – students can research information by asking questions
KidRex – safe Internet search for kids, by kids
Kigose – kid friendly search engine


Raz-Kids! – interactive eBooks for students
StarFall Reading Pactice – a fun way to practice reading online
Book Adventure – A free reading motivation program for kids


Fact Monster Writing – A resource page to help with all kinds of writing
My StoryMaker – Create your own story online

Mind Mapping
MindNode – simple mindmap app for the Mac, iPhone, iPad (download)
Text2Mindmap – Online mindmap tool, graphic and outline format – Free online mind mapping tool
FreeMind – Free mind mapping software for Mac/Win


Similar and Opposite – Match words with like meanings


Spelling City – A fun way to learn how to spell your own spelling words!
Look Cover Write and Check – Interactive spelling game


BBC Dance Mat Typing – Practice your typing at school and at home

Learn To Type – Log in to your own account and start typing!

Typing Games

Super Hyper Spider Typer – Practice typing and save Berry the hairy spider!
HomeKey Kennys – A fun way to practice the home keys
Typing Monster! – Type! don’t make any mistakes or else…
Typing Tidepool – Race against others typing words correctly
Typing of the Ghosts – Type to defend against ghosts
TypeRacer – Practice typing while racing your friends

Typing Tests

TypingTest – Test your typing skills!

aTypingTest – Take a typing test or just practice
TypingTest – Find out how many WPM you can type
Keybr – A customizable typing test


Everyday Math Games online – use your username and password to log in and have fun!

World Maths Day!!!– Login to the official website

Math Dictionary for KIDS! – animated, interactive dictionary for students

Johnnie’s Math – Interactive math tools, activities and fun

Place Value and Base 10 Blocks

Manny’s Rumba – place value using base 10 blocks
Place the Penguins – interactive game to learn about place value
Toon University – place value to the thousands place with Duck Von Fly
Place Value Calculator – write numbers by place value


US Money

Money Program – Learn about and use US coins and bills to pay for items

British Pounds

Change eXchanger – Practice giving change with British Pounds

Statistics, Data and Graphing

Create a Graph – Create your own graph online
Kid’s AOL Graphs – Learn about different types of graphs
BBC KS2 Bitesize – Maths data handling games
GapMinder – Explore the world through statistics

Computation Games

Math Magicians – Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
tutpup – Practice Maths skills with others around the world
BBC KS2 Bitesize – Number games from simple sums to using a calculator

Addition Facts

Dr. Brain’s Robot – Practice your addition facts
Number Attack – Practice your addition facts
Ambleweb Addition Machine – Practice your addition

Subtraction Facts

Ambleweb Subtraction Machine – Practice your subtraction
Island Chase Subtraction – Race others using subtraction

Sum Sense Games

Sum Sense Addition – Single Digit Addition
Sum Sense Subtraction – Single Digit Subtraction

Multiplication Facts

Multiplication Table Applet – Visual multiplication array
Cone Crazy Levels – Practice your multiplication and serve ice cream
Space Race – Practice multiplication and race against your friends
Tug Team Multiplication – Play against others and practice your times tables – Interactive multiplication games

Division Facts

Division Derby – Race against others while practicing division facts
Pony Division – An 8 player division game
Drag Race Division – Race your mates using division
Demolition Division – Demolish tanks with division
Division Mine – Use division to help Molly and Max

Number Line Games

Line Jumper – Practice Maths Skills with a Number Line

100 Chart Games

Splat Squares – Practice skip counting and other fun with 100 chart
Dog Bone – Find the bone on the 100 chart


Geoboard – Practice using a Geoboard online
Patch Tool – Use pattern blocks to create shapes

Units of Inquiry

Struggle to Share

Food Chain V.S. Food Web
Food-Web Creator 

Guns For Gold

Middle Ages for Kids – Links to information about the Middle Ages
Middle Ages: 500-1500 AD
Exploring Religion – History for West Asia, India, China, North America and Africa
Indian Child – Taj Mahal pictures and history
Met Museum – In the footsteps of Marco Polo
Marco Polo’s Route: Mongol Empire
North America Indians: Native American Facts for Kids
The Magna Carta: Feudal Life
Incredible Incas for Kids – Information about the Inca people
Aztec History – Dig into the history of the Aztec people
PBS Spanish Conquistadors – Conquistadors On-line Learning Adventure
BBC History for Kids
Early America: Colonization
History for Kids
Incredible Incas for Kids – Information about the Inca people
PBS Spanish Conquistadors – Conquistadors On-line Learning Adventure
History for Kids – Kidipede, History and Science homework help
Teaching for Thinking – Information on the Middle Ages
Ages of Exploration: Retracing steps of great explorers
The Ages of Exploration: 1400-1800
History of Exploration: 14th Century AD- 19th Century
PBS’ Harriman Exhibition: Exploration and Settlement on the Alaskan Coast
Youtube: Ages of Exploration

African History

Global African Community – Brief history of Songhai Empire
Global African Community – History of Ghana
Capetown History – Merchants and explorers
BBC History – Zulu: The True Story

Drawing and Photo Tools

Sumo Paint – Paint cool pictures online
Picnik – Create, edit and manipulate photos online
Perspective Drawing – One point perspective drawing

Social Studies


Google Scribble Maps – Draw an Google maps


TimeGlider – Create your own timelines

News and Current Events for KIDS!

Dogo News – News and current events for kids
Time for Kids – Time Magazine for students
Scholastic News – Online news for students, topics by grade level
Weekly Reader – Weekly news topic, games and activities
National Geographic for Kids! – Videos, Stories and Activities
Science News For Kids! – Science articles, games and activities
United Nations Cyber Schoolbus – News and Information about Global Learning
Social Studies for Kids – What’s going on in the world
CBBC Newsround – BBC news for kids!

Homework HELP!

Kid’s AOL Homework Help Jr. – Homework resources for kids

Internet Safety

NetSmartz – Be safe online with Clicky and the NetSmartz Kids
Kidsmart – Helping kids be smart about using the Internet

Other Resources

Color Scheme Designer–Color tool for digital designs
BrainPoP Jr. – A fun way to learn with movies, games and activities
Kideos – Videos Online just for Kids
Xtranormal – Text to movie animation
Digital Citizenship – by PBS
Commic Strip Generator– No sign-in required
iclanguage – On Line French
Verbs – On Line French
French – On Line French


14 Responses to Students

  1. zane says:

    guns for gold rules

  2. muskan says:

    I AGREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. cody101 says:

    circle of life rules

  4. max says:

    are new unit is space stuff

  5. cody101 says:

    space and the circle of life rule

  6. muskaan daud says:

    the one point perspective drawing game rocks!

  7. charlotte says:

    hi people the space unit rock

  8. Raul2002 says:

    Can’t wait for the rocket launch

  9. stranger1234 says:

    2013 is going to be grate not sure about circle of life though.

  10. bernardpelser says:

    i think circle of life will be great the best to learn

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