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It's time to think about our Field Trip to the Marin Headlands on February 18th -- 20th. Please click on the link above for important dates, forms and resources!

Important Stuff!

Important Websites used in Class!

Your students will be using a LOT of technology this year.  This is exciting but can be difficult to manage.  They have web addresses to remember, as well as usernames and passwords.  To make this easier on them, we are listing links to some of these websites below.  Usernames and passwords are required for all of these sites.


Edmodo -- This is an online Social Learning Network.  This service allow students to communicate with each other about school related topics.  It also allow teachers to post assignments that involve mulitmedia resources and more.


Typing Web -- Students will use this website to practice their typing skills. This can be done at home or in school.  Teachers can view reports and send them to parents.


Discovery Education -- This service contains thousands of videos and resources that allow students to delve deeper into their studies.  These videos may often be posted to Edmodo for students to view as assignments.


Social Studies Online Learning Exchange -- This site contains resources and activities for your 5th Grader that supports his/her learning in Social Studies.  It includes an ebook version of our workbook, review activities and assessments.


FOSSweb -- Students can visit this site to review their Science Curriculum.  Activites and assignments are included to support what they are learning in class.


Please ask your child's teacher if the username and password is forgotten.

Posted by: Kim Chaney
Published: 9/24/14

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At Home Learning Support

West Contra Costa County Mathematics Website -- This a VERY VALUABE resource for you!  All of our pacing guides, study guides, and parent help guides are HERE!  


The Kahn Academy -- This website is great for assisting with Math homework.  Be careful, though, it's lessons are not Common Core aligned.  They may not give you the correct method to use.  See the locker above to help you. -- This is a great website for parents!  Want to know what books your kids should be reading?  Want to know what reading level the books are that your kids currently read.  Check out the Parent Portal on this site!  You can also order books from your class's Book Club.  You will need the class code to do this.


Digitwhiz -- This is a great site for Math Drills.  This site was created by an Alameda teacher and is awesome for students and parents.  It is a motovating way to get kids to practice their basic skills.  Sign up is free to parents and kids! -- This site is great for memorizing basic Math Facts in multiplication.  If your child is struggling on the nightly Math homework, it may be because he/she doesn't know his/her basic facts.  This site can help!

Room 312 Projects in Progress

We will be using the following websites in class the next few weeks.  You can access them here:


Room 312 Book Inventory -- Access it here to enter books you've read.

Colonial Webquest 

Room 312 Reading Goal Padlet -- Please log your Third Trimester Reading Goals here!

Have fun!