Mastery Club
 
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Need a challenge?  Join the Mastery Club!  All you have to do is choose from the topics below.  Next to each topic is a link to a website.  Click on that link to begin your research.  When you feel you know the information well, share your new knowledge with Miss Siminski before or after school to earn stars.  You can earn one star or all 84 stars!  In order to enter the Mastery Club Hall of Fame you must earn at least 15 stars.
Good luck and have fun!
 
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Here's a Web Site to Assist You in Your Research.......
1.   
Name the 7 continents.
2.   
Name 15 world countries.  
3.
Name 15 major world cities.  
4.
Name 15 types of dwellings.
5.
Name 10 South American and Central American countries.  
6.
Name 10 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean.  
7.
Name 10 countries in Europe.
8.
Name 10 countries in Africa.
9.
Name 10 major bodies of water.  
10.
Name 10 major world rivers.  
11.
Name 10 large deserts of the world.
12.
Name 10 large lakes in North America.  
13.
Name 10 major mountains or mountain ranges.
14.
Name the 50 states.  
15.
Write the names of the 50 states on a map.  
16.
Name the state capitals.  
17.
Name the 13 Colonies.  
18.
Name 10 Native American tribes.
19
Name 10 Oregon Trail landmarks.  
20.
Label 10 of Oregons counties on the map.  
21.
Name the state symbols of Oregon.  
22.
Name 8 explorers.  
23.
Name 8 Civil War battlefields.
24.
Name the 1st - 10th presidents in order.  
25.
Name the 11th  - 20th presidents in order.  
26.
Name the 21st - 30th presidents in order.  
27.
Name the 31st - current presidents.  
 
 
 

SCIENCE

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28.    

Name 15 kinds of fish.

Fish Facts

KidsKonnect.com - Fish

29.    

Name 15 marine creatures.  

KidsKonnect.com - Aquariums

30.

Name 15 mammals.  

All About Mammals

31.

Name 15 vertebrate animals.

List of vertebrate animals

Vertebrate animals & photos

32.

Name 15 desert animals or wildlife.

Loads of desert animal information

33.

Name 10 amphibians.  

Amphibians

34.

Name 10 reptiles.  

Reptile Database

35.

Name 10 dinosaurs.  

Dinosaur Pictures

All About Dinosaurs

36.

Name 10 types of birds.  

State Birds of the U.S.A.

A-Z of Birds

37.

Name 10 rainforest birds or mammals.  

Rainforest Wildlife

Zoobooks - Rainforest Mammals Crossword Puzzle

KidsKonnect.com - Rainforest

38.

Name 10 deciduous trees.  

What Tree Is It?

39.

Name 10 rocks or minerals.  

Mineral Gallery - see photos

Rock Hounds - How Rocks are Formed

Rocks & Minerals

40.

Name 10 chemicals and their chemical symbols.  

The Periodic Table of Elements 

Another Periodic Table Website

41.

Name 10 constellations.

Choose a constellation then "constellation lines"

More constellation pictures

Another constellation site

42.

Name 10 organs in the human body.  

Interesting Information About the Human Body

43.

Name 8 types of clouds.

More about clouds

44.

Name 5 inventors and their inventions.  

National Inventors Hall of Fame Timeline

45.

Name 5 human body systems

Virtual Body

Body Systems

46.

Name the stages of the water cycle.  

Water Cycle Animation

47.

Name the order of the colors in the rainbow.  

About Rainbows

48.

Label the major bones of the skeleton.

Human Skeleton - Enchanted Learning

Mr. Bones Assembly Activity

49.

Name the order of the planets in the solar system.  

Introduction to the Nine Planets

 
 
 
 

LANGUAGE ARTS & LINGUISTICS

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50.

Name 20 verbs.  

What is a Verb?

Play the "Nouns or Verbs? game

51

Name 15 adjectives.

 

More adjective info.

52.

Name 15 adverbs.

Adverbs

More about Adverbs

53.

Name 15 prepositions.

Guide to Grammar & Writing

54.

Name 10 common nouns & 10 proper nouns.

Nouns

Noun activities to quiz yourself with

55.

Name 10 famous authors.

Children's Authors

KidsKonnect.com - Authors

56.

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

Simile, metaphor, personification

Onomatopoeia

57.

Count to 20 in Spanish.

Count to 20 & listen

58.

Count to 20 in French.

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

59.

Use sign language and "sign" the alphabet.

Sign Language Game

60.

Score 100% on the grade-level 100-word spelling test.  

4th Grade 100-word list

 
 
 
 

MATH

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61.

Draw the lines of symmetry for the capital alphabet.

Symmetry of Capital Letters

62.

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

Math.com - Area Formulas

63.

Name the perfect square numbers up to 225.  

Learn Your Square Numbers

64.

Write in Roman numerals up to 100.

Roman numerals

Know your Roman numerals

Take a Roman Numerals Interactive Quiz

65.

Name 5 famous mathematicians.

Four famous mathematicians

A long list of mathematicians

66.

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

67.

Earn 100% on the square roots test.

Learn about square roots

Square roots flashcard game

68.

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

Arithmattack

69.

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

Arithmattack

70.

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

Arithmattack

71.

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

Arithmattack

 
 
 

MISCELLANEOUS

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

72.

Name one career for each letter of the alphabet.  

A HUGE list of careers

Jobs Kids Like

73.

Name the birthstones for each month.  

Birthstones

74.

Name 20 different modes of transportation.  

 

75.

Name 15 breeds of horses.  

Horse Breeds of the World

76.

Name 15 breeds of dogs.

Dog breeds from A.K.C.

77.

Name 12 winter or summer Olympic events.  

KidsKonnect.com - Olympics

78

Name 10 large U.S. corporations.  

Career Lab - Corporate Clients

79.

Name 10 instruments in a marching band.  

Instrument Encyclopedia

80.

Name 10 instruments in a symphony orchestra.  

Sounds from the Orchestra

81.

Name 10 football teams and their cities.  

National Football League.com

82.

Name 10 basketball teams and their cities.  

National Basketball Association.com

83.

Name 10 baseball teams and their cities.  

Major League Baseball.com

84.

Name 10 hockey teams and their cities. 

National Hockey League.com

 
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A special thanks to Mrs. Renz from Redmond, Oregon for her wonderful idea and letting us join in the Mastery Club.
 
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