Does your student need extra help or more practice?
This "Resources" tab is dedicated to providing you with resources to help your student at home with math and science.
Thinkcentral.com is a website that assists our students with the Go Math! curriculum we use in the classroom. Have your student log-in using their ACA user name and password. Once logged in the students will have the ability to do one of three things: view their textbooks, complete assignments, or use the iTools.
Logging-in: The following needs to be selected from the drop down menus to log into the website.
District: State Operated School
School: Arizona Charter Academy, Surprise 85378
Username: your students first name initial and last name (no spaces)
Password: 04grade (if this password does not work, have your child try their ACA computer log-in password)
If you have trouble logging in please contact Mrs. Lucero
View their textbooks: (Click on My Library) This option gives students the ability to print pages from their Go Math textbook and their Standards Practice Book (homework book). If your student leaves their HW at school or looses an assignment, please assist them in printing the assignment at home and turning it in. Additionally, while viewing the Go Math textbook students will be able to complete Tutorials and Workouts for current and past lessons. Students can do this by putting in the lesson number (example 1.2) in the search box at the top of the page and hitting enter. Next, click on the correct lesson. Last, click on the Destination Math button (round black button on the upper right hand side of the Go Math textbook page) and then the lessons Tutorial and/or workouts.
Complete assignments: (Click on Things to Do) This option gives students the ability to play math games that will assist them in mastering the concepts taught in class. There are two types of assignments, Mega Math and Soar to Success. Both are personalized assignments intended to meet your student's individual needs. Please have your student complete these assignments regularly.
Using iTools: (Click on Things to Do) This option gives students the ability to use mathematical tools to complete their HW. The students should be familiar with how to use these tools as we use them in class regularly.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding using the Thinkcentral website please contact Mrs. Lucero.
Is your student struggling with math vocabulary? If so, the Math is Fun! website can help. This site provides student friendly definitions and examples for basic math vocabulary words plus much more.
Need some help with rounding? Try singing this Military Rounding Chant:
0,1,2,3 and 4
Don't change that number any more!
5,6,7,8, or 9
Change that number every time!
Or give this rounding rap a listen:
Need some help with place value? Try giving a listen to this Place Value Rap as well.
Other Helpful math websites
The site includes Ask Dr. Math, Problems of the Week, discussion groups and much more.
AAA Math features explanations of various mathematical topics, practice problems and fun, challenging games.
Created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, this site helps families enjoy mathematics outside school through a series of fun and engaging challenges.
This site includes 17 original games based on soccer, car racing and much more Other games include Math Baseball, where a child can score runs with correct answers and Operation Order, where students can build pyramids with their knowledge of algebra.
Does your student need to use their science textbook for homework or to study for a test? Use the information below to access their Science textbook from home:
Is your student having a hard time remembering the Scientific Method? If so, have them listen to this song. We sing it in class frequently. They love it!
Link to online Science textbook: http://www.eharcourtschool.com/
username: sfourthgrade5 password: grade04