Challenge Page

Want to take your learning to the next level? Find yourself wanting a challenge?
Look no further…

Below you will find some game-changing, mind-bending educational opportunities. Enjoy!

Math Madness:

Content Focus Website
Money Coin Box
Electronic Abacus https://www.nctm.org/Classroom-Resources/Illuminations/Interactives/Electronic-Abacus/
Area, Multiplication https://www.mathplayground.com/area_snatch_jr.html
Fractions Pick-a-Path
Concentration
Fraction Game
Angles rocket_angles.html
Integers https://www.mathplayground.com/ASB_OrbitIntegers.html
Circle 99
Algebra http://interactivesites.weebly.com/algebra.html
https://www.mathplayground.com/functionmachine.html
Fact Practice https://xtramath.org/#/home/index

Remarkable Reading Selection*:
(Mrs. Bluhm has several of these for you to borrow)

Content Focus Book Author
Vocabulary, Elements of Mystery, Friendship Geronimo Stilton Series “Geronimo Stilton”
Historical Fiction, Friendship, Family, Perseverance, Vocabulary Little House on the Prairie Series Laura Ingalls Wilder
Animals, Friendship, Resilience Finding Gobis Dion Leonard
Social Emotional, Animal Rights The One and Only Ivan Katherine Applegate
Astrophysics George’s Secret Key Collection Stephen and Lucy Hawking
Science Fiction, Critical Thinking City of Ember Jeanne DuPrau
Life Skills, Rigorous Vocabulary, Empathy The Mysterious Benedict Society Series Trenton Lee Stewart
Native American, WWII History, Perseverance Code Talker Joseph Bruchac
Holocaust, International, Jewish History, Friendship Number the Stars Lois Lowry
Figurative Language, Fantasy Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster
Biography, Civil Rights, Mathematics, Space Race, Women’s History Hidden Figures (YA Edition) Margot Lee Shetterly
Biography, Perseverance, Space, Automotive, Engineering Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (YA Edition) Ashley Vance

*Not all books are suitable for all children. They are growing and changing constantly. Please monitor your child’s selections. If the content or reading level are not appropriate, consider reading it with your child or choosing another book that would best suit your child’s ever changing needs.

Witty Writing:

Type of Writing Deadline More Information
Short story – novels December 2019 fresh.ink
Fiction or NonFiction (Group Writing) Not Stated Kids Are Authors (Scholastic)
Creative Story 10.19.19 http://www.thebettyaward.com
Opinion Not Stated Write the World
SHORT Story (99 Words or Less) Not Stated Write the World
Micro-Fiction (1000 Words or Less) Not Stated https://dandelionpreusch.squarespace.com/micro-fiction-contest/
Stories or Poems Takes about 3 months for review https://stonesoup.submittable.com/submit/45277/stories

Stellar Science:
World Wildlife
Nasa Live
ISS Tracker
Ted Talk: How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discovery
Crash Course for Kids Videos on YouTube

Current Events:
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