Mouse and Touch Pad Practice

Kindergartners and First Graders need to practice using a computer mouse. Older students need to practice using a touch pad! Here are some sites that will help you improve your skills if you practice with them:

Click on the underlined words to go to another fun page.

Starfall ABCs

Magic Paint

Baby Rose’s Eyes

Catch the Squirrel

Feed the Monster

Extra Credit: Click on colors and drag them to the Teddy Bear picture to color the bear!

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Summer Skills June 5-August 12, 2015

What can you do this summer to stay in shape for next year and a new grade?

Practice your skills:
-30-90 minutes every day
-20-30 minutes at a time
-at the Same Times every day

What skills do you need to practice?
-Reading Basic Skills-Letters, Sounds, Blending, Reading Aloud, Understanding, and Retelling
-Reading for Fun
-Any skill that was harder for you this year

How to Practice?
-Get a workbook
-Read, read, read
-Talk with adults
-Write, write, write
-Do a little
-Do it every day!

Favorite WebLinks:

Olinder Elementary School

Lexia

PBS Kids Writer’s Contest

San Jose Area Writer’s Project Young Writer’s Camps

PBS Loop Scoops (video)

Time for Kids/Environment

Science for Kids

Storybooks online

Reading Games-PBS Kids

Book Adventure-Free Reading Program

Math Arcade

Math Games-PBS kids

Mousercize! 

Lakeshore Learning

Amazon.com Children’s Activity Books

East Carnegie Library Hours and Information

King Library Hours and Information

San Jose Public Library Kids’ Page

San Jose Library Summer Reading Challenge!!

Have a wonderful, interesting summer! We will see you next year!!

Ms. Tatge & Ms. Seyan :o)

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March Reading Madness!!!

Extended Day Links and School News for March

The Olinder March Madness reading campaign has started strong! It is exciting to see the coins piling up in cauldrons all across the campus!!

Remember that every class that meets their grade level reading goal will win free dress passes and participate in the dance party! SO-KEEP READING!!!

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Carrillo Coins

Mrs. Carrillo’s Class’ Pot with a tally chart to keep track of who is reading.

Tan Tournament

Ms. Tan’s class is having a Reading Tournament, but not the kind with jousting-more like the brackets in basketball. Exciting!!

Extended Day Links for March

San Jose Public Library Kids Page

Homework Help through the Public Library

San Jose Public Library Kids’ Games page

PBS Kids Reading Games

Starfall

Storyline online  – books read aloud for you

Kids Science– the government website

Learn facts about the U.S. states

Postcard Adventure

State Stumper

Book Adventure

Math Playground

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Extended Day Links: January-February 2015

Note to Extended Day and Homework center students: The only links you may use on campus are those from the current blog entry, “Extended Day Links: January-February 2015”. Please look at the rest of our Olinder Learning Center site from home or the San Jose Public Library! Thank you. :o)

Martin Luther King Jr.

“I have a Dream” Speech-Audio

“I have a Dream” Poetry generator

MLK Article with photographs

Think you know it all about Martin Luther King? Try this quiz!

When you are done with LEXIA….more choices for students (note: many require Flash Player, and won’t be tablet-friendly):

San Jose Public Library– Kids’ games

Scholastic Story Starters-inspire your writing!

National Geographic Kids -games require Flash, readings and pictures do not!

Kids’ News-nonfiction articles on a variety of topics.

Cool Math 4 Kids- challenge yourself.

Loop Scoops videos- What is your impact on the environment?

Environmental Awareness- “Loop Scoops” references page

eWord Games -vocabulary games from your textbook stories, for all grades!

Use AR Bookfinder to find out if the book you are reading has an AR quiz

Great sites that anyone can enjoy are found on THIS PAGE.

Enjoy your Web Browsing! 🙂

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Mouse Practice

August 14, 2014

Mouse Practice

Click on any blue words to go to another fun page.

Magic Paint

Baby Rose’s Eyes

Brush Your Teeth

Feed the Monster

Extra Credit: Click on colors and drag them to the Teddy Bear picture to color the bear!

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Meet Your Principal Monday!!!

August 10, 2014

PTA President Mrs. Matuk has a message for Carson students:

 Calling all students at Rachel Carson Elementary!!!
Come find out your teacher, enjoy a $4 Jamba Juice, and meet our new principal Ms. Palmeri from 4-6pm, Monday Aug 11th!

See you there!!  

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Nine days until school starts!

August 4, 2014

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