Miss Zon's Class Website
Welcome to our class website!!
Feel free to look around and leave a message!
A list of books for each of the following categories.
1. Famous athletes, dancers or other kinesthetically talented people.
2. Books about moving one's body using fine or gross motor skills.
4. Instruments, singing and making music with found objects.
5. Picture books with songs as text to tell a story.
6. Famous Artists
7. Learning to look at art.
8. Drama for Children.
9. Theatre Games and activities to build public speaking skills.
10. Books that would help you teach all types of art.
The arts are an important part of our classroom experience. Look through these links for virtual field trips, songs and reader's theatre!
Virtual Field trips/tours:
Take a field trip around the world!
Check out these field trips organized by subject.
Want to visit the pyramids?
Check out Mr. Dowling's classroom and field trips.
List of helpful websites.
The Teachers Corner
Check out this collection of other websites.
Song lyrics and tunes:
The Teacher's Guide
Kids' Music Town
Songs for Teaching
Websites for Reader's Theatre
A collection of scripts
The importance of art integration:
Articles on integrating art
Why art education is crucial
Make a sketch article
Reflecting on NCLB and Art
Hello and Welcome!
Please read my welcome letter and feel free to explore the site!
Math can sometimes be a little tricky but I'm sure we'll get through it together! I encourage you to look through some online resources. They can be great for practicing skills we learn in class. Check out the links below!
Fun Brain has some great games you can play.
Math Playground has some videos you can watch if you don't understand what we learned in class and need some more practice.
Reading is one of my favorite subjects to teach and one of my favorite hobbies also. I'm sure you'll become a fantastic reader and learn that books you love are always out there just waiting to be discovered! Here are some websites you might find interesting.
Scholastic has some fun games and books you can listen to online.
Kaboose also has some games you can play to build vocabulary.
Science involves experimenting with many different materials and learning about the world around us. Check out some of my favorite Science websites.
NASA has some games, interactive presentations and an online coloring activity that you can do.
Science Kids has experiments you can try and tons of pictures you can look at.
Social Studies not only involves history but geography as well! There are lots of wonderful websites to help teach you more about Social Studies.
Social Studies for Kids features current events and lots of information about geography and history.
Greta's Game Station has some interactive maps and other fun games you can play.
Here are some resources that other teachers might find useful.
Teaching Language Arts using technology (cyberguides and websites) can be really easy. Just check out CyberGuides. They have teacher guides and student activities on literature complete with approved websites and rubrics.
Teaching Math using technology is just as easy with The Math Forum. Look at several lesson plans using calculators and other online math games.
Social Studies can also be taught using technology! Check out Archiving Early America. There are online portraits of famous people from history, historical documents and a seach engine that tells what happened on a particular day in history.
There are also some awesome Science resources out there as well. Check out Newton's Apple and AskERIC.
Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI):
Check out Dance Mat Typing or Spelling City.
There are some excellent resources out there to reach all students. Check out the Simon S.I.O. program or Scratch.