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A CLUB FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN LEARNING

This is a club for students who are interested in achieving "above and beyond" the normal classroom expectations. All you have to do is learn all about the topic, and then come tell Mr. Smith the answers during recess, or before or after school. Learning never ends - thank goodness!

You can become a 1 star member, all the way up to a Hall of Fame Member! Once you have completed 15 challenges, you will be inducted into the Hall of Fame! Once a student earns a place in my "Hall of Fame," his or her name stays on the wall until I retire someday!

Mastery Club

See who is in our Mastery Club for 2009-2010

Mastery Club Hall of Fame

See who has earned a place in our Classroom Hall of Fame!

 

THE CHALLENGES....

 

Click the subject below to jump right to that section of the challenges:

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 

SCIENCE

LANGUAGE ARTS

MATH

MISC.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

1.   

Name the 7 continents.

More About the Continents

2.   

Name 15 world countries.  

Country Maps

3.

Name 15 major world cities.  

Capital Cities of the World

4.

Name 15 types of dwellings.

10 types of dwellings

5.

Name 10 South American and Central American countries.  

South America Country Map

Central America Map

6.

Name 10 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean.  

Country Maps

7.

Name 10 countries in Europe.

European countries quiz game

Click on the correct European country game

8.

Name 10 countries in Africa.

Click on the correct African country game

9.

Name 10 major bodies of water.  

Oceans and Seas

10.

Name 10 major world rivers.  

Fact Monster - Principal Rivers of the World

River Systems of the World

11.

Name 10 large deserts of the world.

FactMonster deserts of the world

Desert maps

12.

Name 10 large lakes in the North America.  

U.S. Lakes.com 

Lakes of the world

13.

Name 10 major mountains or mountain ranges.

World Mountain Maps - click a mountain

Highest Peaks

14.

Name the 50 states.  

50 States Quiz

15.

Write the names of the 50 states on a map.  

Explore the States

16.

Name the state capitals.  

State Capitals - Homework Spot

States & Capitals Game

17.

Name the 13 Colonies.  

13 Colonies Homepage

List of the 13 Colonies

13 Colonies Quiz & Map

18.

Name 10 Native American tribes.

Native American Nations

19

Where does the Mississippi River start?  

Minnesota State Parks

20.

List 8 Georgia counties. 

Quick Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau

21.

Name the state flower of Georgia.  

State Symbols of Georgia

22.

Name 8 explorers.  

Zoom Explorers

23.

Name 8 Civil War battlefields.

Civil War Battlefields & information

Civil War battlefields A to Z

24.

Name the 1st - 10th presidents in order.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

25.

Name the 11th  - 20th presidents in order.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

26.

Name the 21st - 30th presidents in order.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents.

27.

Name the 31st - current presidents.  

Presidents of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect - Presidents

28.

Name the person from Georgia elected as U.S. President.

The Presidents of the USA

29.

Name the five Great Lakes.

Great Lakes Information Network

 

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SCIENCE

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

30.    

Name 15 kinds of fish.

Northeast Fisheries Science Center

KidsKonnect.com - Fish

31.    

Name 15 marine creatures.  

KidsKonnect.com - Aquariums

32.

Name 15 mammals.  

All About Mammals

33.

Name 15 vertebrate animals.

Vertebrate animals & photos

34.

Name 15 desert animals or wildlife.

Loads of desert animal information

35.

Name 10 amphibians.  

Amphibians

36.

Name 10 reptiles.  

Reptile Database

37.

Name 10 dinosaurs.  

Dinosaur Pictures

KidsKonnect.com - Dinosaurs

38.

Name 10 types of birds.  

State Birds of the U.S.A.

KidsKonnect.com - Birds

39.

Name 10 rain forest birds or mammals.  

Rainforest Wildlife

Zoobooks - Rainforest Mammals Crossword Puzzle

KidsKonnect.com - Rainforest

40.

Name 10 deciduous trees.  

Deciduous Trees

KidsKonnect.com - Trees

41.

Name 10 rocks or minerals.  

Mineral Gallery - see photos

Rock Hounds - How Rocks are Formed

KidsKonnect.com - Rocks & Minerals

42.

Name 10 chemicals and their chemical symbols.  

The Periodic Table of Elements 

Another Periodic Table Website

43.

Name 10 constellations.

Choose a constellation then "constellation lines"

More constellation pictures

Another constellation site

44.

Name 10 organs in the human body.  

Tour of Human Body - Think Quest

45.

Name 8 types of clouds.

More about clouds

46.

Name 5 inventors and their inventions.  

National Inventors Hall of Fame Timeline

47.

Name 5 human body systems

Virtual Body

48.

Name the stages of the water cycle.  

Water Cycle

49.

Name the order of the colors in the rainbow.  

About Rainbows

50.

Label the major bones of the skeleton.

Human Skeleton - Enchanted Learning

Mr. Bones Assembly Activity

51.

Name the order of the planets in the solar system.  

Introduction to the Nine Planets

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LANGUAGE ARTS & LINGUISTICS

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

52.

Name 20 verbs.  

What is a Verb?

Play the "Nouns or Verbs? game

53

Name 15 adjectives.

What is an adjective?

More adjective info.

54.

Name 15 adverbs.

More about Adverbs

55.

Name 15 prepositions.

Guide to Grammar & Writing

56.

Name 10 common nouns & 10 proper nouns.

Nouns

Noun activities to quiz yourself with

57.

Name 10 famous authors.

Children's Authors

KidsKonnect.com - Authors

58.

Give 2 examples each of alliteration, personification, simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia.

Onomatopoeia

59.

Count to 20 in Spanish.

Count to 20 & listen

60.

Count to 20 in French.

Click "Écoutons" to listen to the numbers & then click "Répétons" and finally, "Praticons" to play a game - neat site!

61.

Use sign language and "sign" the alphabet.

Animated sign language on the Net

Sign the word you'd like here

 

 

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MATH

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

62.

Draw the lines of symmetry for the capital alphabet.

Symmetry of Capital Letters

63.

Compute area of squares, rectangles, circles, and triangles.

Math.com - Area Formulas

64.

Name the perfect square numbers up to 225.  

Learn Your Square Numbers

65.

Write in Roman numerals up to 100.

Roman numerals

Know your Roman numerals

Take a Roman Numerals Interactive Quiz

66.

Name 5 famous mathematicians.

A long list of mathematicians

67.

Earn 100% on the area & perimeter of rectangles quiz.

Area of rectangles

Play "Shape Surveyor" to practice both

Area & perimeter - under "Free Activities", click "Area" to watch a cool slide show

68.

Earn 100% on the square roots test.

Learn about square roots

Square roots flashcard game

69.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the addition basic facts test. 

Arithmattack

70.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the subtraction basic facts test.  

Arithmattack

77.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the multiplication basic facts test.  

Arithmattack

72.

Earn 100% in 4 minutes on the division basic facts test.  

Arithmattack

 

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MISCELLANEOUS

Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......

73.

Name one career for each letter of the alphabet.  

Jobs Kids Like

74.

Name the birthstones for each month.  

Birthstones

75.

Name 20 different modes of transportation.  

 

76.

Name 15 breeds of horses.  

Horse Breeds of the World

77.

Name 15 breeds of dogs.

Dog breeds from A.K.C.

78.

Name 12 winter or summer Olympic events.  

KidsKonnect.com - Olympics

79

Name 10 large U.S. corporations.  

Career Lab - Corporate Clients

80.

Name 10 instruments in a marching band.  

Instrument Encyclopedia

81.

Name 10 instruments in a symphony orchestra.  

Sounds from the Orchestra - neat site!

82.

Name 10 football teams and their cities.  

National Football League.com

83.

Name 10 basketball teams and their cities.  

National Basketball Association.com

84.

Name 10 baseball teams and their cities.  

Major League Baseball.com

85.

Name 10 hockey teams and their cities. 

National Hockey League.com

 

 

Mastery Club was created by Heather Renz in Redmond, Oregon.

Used with the permission of Ms. Renz.

 

To use Mastery Club in your classroom, e-mail Heather Renz.

View Ms. Renz’s original Mastery Club.

 

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