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Google Docs
Historical Fiction Quiz
http://goo.gl/forms/J53iyxmmEf

Authors
K.A. Applegate

http://www.scholastic.com/animorphs/index.htm

Avi

http://www.avi-writer.com/

L. Frank Baum

Wizard of OZ Books

http://www.literarytraveler.com/literary_articles/l_frank_baum.aspx

Dave Barry

 

http://www.peterandthestarcatchers.com/

Jan Brett
http://www.janbrett.com/

Eric Carle

http://www.eric-carle.com/home.html

Lewis Carroll

http://www.lewiscarroll.org/carroll.html

Matt Christopher

http://www.mattchristopher.com/

Beverly Cleary

http://www.beverlycleary.com/index.html

Eoin Colfer
Artemis Fowl Series
http://www.eoincolfer.com/

Bruce Coville

http://www.brucecoville.com/

Karen Cushman

http://www.karencushman.com/

Roald Dahl

http://www.roalddahl.com/

Tomie DePaola
http://www.tomie.com/main.html

Tony DiTerlizzi
Spiderwick Chronicles
http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Tony-DiTerlizzi/1260044?intcmp=iap_bb_t5ai&cp_date=iap_bb_t5ai_090908

Lois Duncan
http://loisduncan.arquettes.com/

John Erickson
Hank the Cowdog Series
http://www.hankthecowdog.com/

Mem Fox
http://memfox.com/

Jean Craighead George
My Side of the Mountain Series
http://www.jeancraigheadgeorge.com/

James Gurney
Dinotopia Series
http://www.dinotopia.com/

S.E. Hinton
The Outsiders
http://www.sehinton.com/

Erin Hunter
Warriors Series (Cats)
http://www.warriorcats.com/warriorshell.html

Brian Jacques
Redwall Series
http://www.redwall.org/

Jeff Kinney
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series
http://www.wimpykid.com/

Louis L'Amour
Westerns
http://www.louislamour.com/

Kathryn Lasky
http://www.kathrynlasky.com/

C.S. Lewis
http://cslewis.drzeus.net/multimedia/

George Ella Lyon
Kentucky Author
http://www.georgeellalyon.com/index.html

Ann Martin
http://www.scholastic.com/annmartin/index.htm

A.A. Milne
Pooh Bear Series
http://www.pooh-corner.com/index.html

Mary Pope Osborne
Magic Tree House Series
http://www.marypopeosborne.com/

Barbara Parks
Junie B. Jones Series
http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/junieb/

Katherine Paterson
http://www.terabithia.com/

Gary Paulsen's
http://www.randomhouse.com/features/garypaulsen/

Robert Newton Peck
http://www.blahnik.info/rnpeck/index.htm

Dave Pilkey
http://www.scholastic.com/captainunderpants/

Patricia Polacco
http://www.patriciapolacco.com/

Ann Rinaldi

Historical Fiction

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/authors/ann-rinaldi/

J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter Series
http://www.jkrowling.com/

Graham Salisbury
http://grahamsalisbury.com/

Allen Say
http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/authors/allensay/

Peter Sis
http://www.petersis.com.vhost.zerolag.com/

Lemony Snicket
http://www.lemonysnicket.com/

Jerry Spinelli
http://www.jerryspinelli.com/newbery_001.htm

William Steig
http://www.williamsteig.com/index2.htm

R.L. Stein
Goosebumps Series
http://www.scholastic.com/goosebumps/

Janet Stevens
http://www.janetstevens.com/

Joyce Carol Thomas
http://joycecarolthomas.com/

J.R.R. Tolkien
Lord of the Rings Series
http://www.tolkien-online.com/

Chris Van Allsburg
http://www.chrisvanallsburg.com/home.html

Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little House on the Prairie Series
http://www.lauraingallswilderhome.com/

Henry Winkler
Hank Ziper Series
http://www.hankzipzer.com/

David Wisniewski
http://www.harpercollins.com/authors/19077/David_Wisniewski/index.aspx

Jane Yolen
http://www.janeyolen.com/

James Patterson

Learn about one of Mr. Patterson's most popular book series for middle school students.

 

Click here to hear James Patterson talk about his book.

 http://youtu.be/oMJLobDnxwA

Learn about Rafe's new book:

http://youtu.be/JKHRI0YGYMY

Rafe Rants:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCvMgticgFE&feature=share&list=PL9464342EB58D4B26

 

http://www.jamespatterson.com/middle-school-series#.WNPjwn3KAhw

Keyboarding
TYPING WEB

All Grades

http://www.typingweb.com/tutor/

Dance Mat Typing

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

Keyboarding Skills

http://e-learningforkids.org/Courses/EN/K0001/index.html

Typing Tidepool

http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games/keyboarding_games_typing_tidepool.html

CrazyTyping
http://www.auntlee.com/crazytyping.html

Big Brown Bear

http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/keyboard/index.htm

4th Grade Keyboarding
http://www.abcya.com/keyboard.htm

Power Typing
http://www.powertyping.com/

Nimble Fingers

http://www.nimblefingers.com/

Learning Village
Character Profile

http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/games-tools/profile-publisher-a-30243.html

General Research
Library of Congress American Memory
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

Kid'sZone

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/index.asp

Teacher Sites
ILP Advisor
Individual Learning Plan
https://www.careercruising.com/ILPSchool/Default.aspx

Juvenile Series and Sequels
The 'Juvenile Series and Sequels' database currently contains over 26,700 books in series titles that are classified into three audiences: Young Adult [YA] – for 6th through 12th grade readers Juvenile [J] – for 2nd through 6th grade readers Juvenile Easy [JE] – for birth through 2nd grade readers
http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/series/juv/

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/

National Geographics Xpeditons
Xpeditions is home to the U.S. National Geography Standards—and to thousands of ideas, tools, and interactive adventures that bring them to life.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/

Discovery Education

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/

Super Teacher Worksheets

Reproducibles

http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/index.html

6th Grade Career Sites
Career Exploration Guides and Resources
http://www.khake.com/page64.html

My First Resume
http://www.careerkids.com/resume.html

Occupational Outlook Handbook
http://www.bls.gov/OCO/

Holidays
Tour the Mayflower

Go to the Website and explore the ship to learn more about it. See the five parts of the Mayflower in word list given to you. Read the statements to fill in the blanks.

http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/voyage/tour.htm

Search Engines for Students
Ask Forkid!
http://www.ask.forkid.co/

ONEKEY

http://www.onekey.com/

CyberSleuth Kids

http://cybersleuth-kids.com/

Internet Public Library Kid's Space

http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/

Fact Monster

http://www.factmonster.com/

Fact Hound

http://www.facthound.com/default.aspx

Ask Kids
http://sp.askkids.com/docs/askkids/

Ask Jeeves Kids

http://www.squirrelnet.com/search/ajk/ask_kids.asp

Technology
e-Learning for KIDS

http://www.e-learningforkids.org/computer-skills/

abcya
http://www.abcya.com/index.htm

Reference Resources
Illustrated Dictionary of Computer Terms
http://www.maran.com/student/

Virtual Reference Desk
http://www.refdesk.com/facts.html

Internet Public Library for KIDS
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/

News & Current Events
ABC News Daily Headlines

http://www.abcnews.go.com/

Time for Kids

http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/

CNN News

http://www.cnn.com/

MSNBC News
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/

New York Times Student Connection

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/students/index.html

PBS Student News Hour

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/

A Magazine for Kids by Kids

http://ncsu.edu/midlink/

FOX News
http://www.foxnews.com/

Book Reviews
KidsRead

http://www.kidsreads.com/

Flamingnet Book Reviews

http://flamingnet.com/index.cfm

TeensRead

http://www.teenreads.com/

Guys Read

 

http://www.guysread.com/

Interactive Books
Storyline online
http://www.storylineonline.net/

TeenINK

http://teenink.com/

Good Reads
Harry Potter
http://www.scholastic.com/harrypotter/index.asp

Lord of the Rings
http://www.coldal.org/quotes.html

Encyclopedias (000's)
Virtual Reference Desk
http://www.refdesk.com/facts.html

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/

Religion/Mythology (200's)
Myth Web

http://www.mythweb.com/

Fairy Tales (300's)
Grimm's Fairy Tales, National Geographic Style

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/grimm/

Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales
http://hca.gilead.org.il/

Aesop's Fables
http://aesopfables.com/

Social Science (300's)
FBI Kids Page

http://www.fbi.gov/fbikids.htm

Dictionaries (400's)
Merriam Webster Dictonary

http://www.merriam-webster.com/

Rhyming Dictionary
http://www.rhymezone.com/

alphaDictionary

http://www.alphadictionary.com/index.shtml

Math Sites (500's)
Math is Fun
http://www.mathisfun.com/

All Math
http://www.allmath.com

Famous Mathematicians and History of Math
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/index.html

Math Forum/News and Problem of the Week
http://mathforum.org/students/

Weight/Mass in Space
http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/index.html

Baseball Math
http://www.funbrain.com/math/

Multiplication.com
GAMES
http://multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm

Math Blaster -Multiplication
GAMES
http://www.mathblaster.com/free-game.aspx?pid=googpd&cid=%2Bmultiplication%20%2Bgames

Gamequarium - Multiplication
GAMES
http://www.gamequarium.com/multiplication.html

Fun 4 the Brain - Multiplication
GAMES
http://www.fun4thebrain.com/mult.html

Multiplication Games
GAMES
http://www.multiplication-games.org/

Review - Times Tables
Drill and Practice
http://www.mathsisfun.com/timestable.html

Multiplication Madness
Drill and Practice
http://www.honorpoint.com/

That Quiz

MATH QUIZZES

http://www.thatquiz.org/

Science Sites (500's -600's)
Weather Channel Kids!
http://www.theweatherchannelkids.com/

NASA KIDS Club
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html

NASA

http://www.nasa.gov/

Smithsoniane for Students

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students/

National Geographic for Kids
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Insects
http://insects.org/index.html

Electricity
http://www.mos.org/sln/toe/toe.html

Magic School Bus

http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/

Kids Health
http://websrv02.kidshealth.org/kid/index.jsp

Virtual Tour of the Human Body
http://www.medtropolis.com/VBody.asp

Atlas of the Human Body
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/patient-education-materials/atlas-of-human-body.shtml

NASA Solar System Simulator
http://samadhi.jpl.nasa.gov/

Smithsonian Institute

http://www.si.edu/

National Geographic for KIDS
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com

SeaWorld
http://www.seaworld.org/

Bugs Bio

http://insects.org/index.html

All Science Fair Projects

http://www.all-science-fair-projects.com/

Cool Science Projects

http://www.cool-science-projects.com/index.html

MAD Science Network

http://www.madsci.org/

ScienceBuddies

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/

Exploring the Planets

http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/etp.htm

World's Biomes (University of California Museum of Paleontology)

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/index.php

WorldBiomes
WorldBiomes.com is a site covering 5 of the major world biomes.
http://www.worldbiomes.com/

Major Biomes of the World

http://www.mbgnet.net/

Catch the Wave

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/resources/explorations/light/ems-frames.html

Cooking/Recipes (600's)
International Gourmet Recipes for Kids

http://www.kids-cooking-activities.com/international-gourmet-recipes.html

Cooking with Kids
http://www.childrensrecipes.com/

Spatulatta

http://www.spatulatta.com/

Cooking with KIds

http://www.cookingwithkids.org/

Physical Education (700's)
Kids Health
http://websrv02.kidshealth.org/kid/index.jsp

Kelloggs
http://www2.kelloggs.com/

Virtuaul Tour of the Body Systems
http://www.medtropolis.com/VBody.asp

Atlas of the Human Body
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/patient-education-materials/atlas-of-human-body.shtml

Music Links ((700's)
National Music Museum
Founded in 1973 on the campus of The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, the National Music Museum (NMM) & Center for Study of the History of Musical Instruments is one of the great institutions of its kind in the world. Its renowned collections, which include more than 14,500 American, European, and non-Western instruments from virtually all cultures and historical periods, are the most inclusive anywhere
http://www.usd.edu/smm/

Glossary of Music Terms
http://www.naxos.com/education/glossary.asp

History of Country Music
http://www.roughstock.com/history/

National Music Museum
http://orgs.usd.edu/nmm/

Virtual Tour of Carnegie Hall
http://www.carnegiehall.org/SiteCode/Intro.aspx

PBS Kids Go! JAZZ

http://pbskids.org/jazz/

Sports Sites (700's)
Sports Illustrated for Kids
http://www.sikids.com/

Baseball Hall of Fame
http://web.baseballhalloffame.org/news/

Baseball Almanac

http://http://www.baseball-almanac.com/players/player.php?p=ruthba01

Literature and Poetry (800's)
Poetry 4 Kids
http://www.poetry4kids.com/

Bartleby Great Books Online

http://www.bartleby.com/

BrainyQuote

http://www.brainyquote.com/

Giggle Poetry

http://www.gigglepoetry.com/

Children's Poetry Archive
Poetry doesn't just live in books - it lives in the sound of the words, the voice of the poet. When poets read aloud, they breathe life into the poems. The Poetry Archive is a place where everyone can listen to poetry.
http://www.poetryarchive.org/childrensarchive/home.do

History and Geography (900's)
Virtual Tour of the White House
http://www.whitehouse.gov/

Flag Trivia
http://www.usask.ca/history/flags/na_flags.htm

War Times Journal
http://www.wtj.com/

Culture Quest World Tour
http://www.ipl.org/youth/cquest/

Native Americans
http://www.native-languages.org/houses.htm

U.S. Map Game
http://www.funbrain.com/where/

Facts About the States
http://www.ipl.org/youth/stateknow/skhome.html

Distinguished Women of the Past and Present
http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/

Life of Hitler and the Nazi Party
http://gi.grolier.com/wwii/wwii_hitler.html

National Geographic Xpeditions (maps)

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/

Lewis and Clark

http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/index.html

America's Story

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

EyeWitness to History

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/snprelief.htm

Digital History

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/

EHistory

http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/

Biographies (920's - B)
Biography Channel

http://www.biography.com/

Distinguished Women of Past and Present
http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/

Bio and Pictures of Geronimo & Cochise
http://www.desertusa.com/magfeb98/feb_pap/du_apache.html

Bio of Sacagawea
http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/inside/saca.html

Famous African Americans
http://www.factmonster.com/spot/afroambios.html

Inventors-MIT Invention Dimension

http://web.mit.edu/invent/i-archive.html

Inventors-Great Idea Finder

http://www.ideafinder.com/history/index.html

Language Arts (Spelling) Links
Spell It!
Welcome to Spell It!, the Scripps National Spelling Bee study site created in cooperation with Merriam-Webster. Spell It! focuses on about 1150 words, divided into sections by language of origin.
http://myspellit.com/

Easy Bib

http://www.easybib.com/reference/

CitationMachine

http://citationmachine.net/

6th Grade Links
ILP Student
Individual Learning Plan Student
https://www.careercruising.com/ilp/Default.aspx

America-1920's
Sacco-Vanzetti Trial

http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/SaccoV/SaccoV.htm

Warren G. Harding

http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/harding

Calvin Coolidge

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/calvincoolidge/

Teapot Dome Scandal

 

Before Watergate, There was the Teapot Dome Scandal

http://www.americanheritage.com/people/articles/web/20080103-teapot-dome-scandal.shtml

Henry Ford

http://www.hfmgv.org/EXHIBITS/HF/

Flappers

http://students.umf.maine.edu/mccormka/public.www/history/index.htm

Babe Ruth - Baseball Hall of Fame

http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/hofers/detail.jsp?playerId=121578

Harlem Renaissance

http://www.jcu.edu/harlem/#

19th Amendment -Women's Right to Vote

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/amendment_19/

Al Capone

http://www.chicagohs.org/history/capone.html

Scopes Trial
Jury was to decide the fate of John Scopes, a high school biology teacher charged with illegally teaching the theory of evolution.
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/scopes/scopes.htm

America-1930's
America in the 1930's

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s/front.html

America from the Great Depression to WW II

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/fsowhome.html

America-W.W. II
World War Two

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/?gclid=CKvJ-u-d-5ACFTaEOAodYw022A

Women Come to the Front

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0001.html

Reflections on the Holocaust
http://www.school.eb.com/holocaust

America-September 11, 2001
September 11 Digital Archive

http://911digitalarchive.org/

September 11 News
The day that changed the world.
http://www.september11news.com/

National September 11 Memorial & Museum

http://www.national911memorial.org/site/PageServer?pagename=New_Home