Library

Links

 RESEARCH

Online Databases

Library of Congress for Kids and Families

Virginia Memory (Library of Virginia)

Library of Virgnina (Students and Educators)

 African American Trailblazers in Virginia History

Virginia Women in History

Kids.gov

 

WEB 2.0 TOOLS

Animoto

Exploratorium

Digital Vaults

dipity

Edmoto

You Are What You Read

SymbalooEDU

Spicynodes

Myths and Legends

Zooburst

Taxedo

Bio-Cube

Glogster

Wordle

Bubbl.us

Wallwisher

Make Beliefs Comix!

Kerpoof Studio

Museum Box

Read Write Think (Interactives)

 

KIDS' SEARCH ENGINES

KidsClick! Web Search

Quintura for Kids

Ask Kids

Awesome Library

 

 

INTERNET SAFETY

CyberSmart

NetSmartz

Fair(y) Use

Net Cetera

 

FUN

Order in the Library (game)

Dewey The Small-Town Library Cat

Herman the Worm

Meet the Greens - Kitchen Composting (PBS) 

Worm Farm by Kevin

Jan Brett

Make a Snowflake

Snowflake Puzzler (National Geographic)

Pigeon Presents (Mo Willems)

 

5th GRADE PICKS:  HOMEWORK HELP IN A HURRY! 

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FREE/FAIR USE MUSIC AND IMAGES

Edupic

Freeplay (Music)

Digital History (Images)

Internet Archives (video, images, text)

Pics4Learning (images)

 

LIBRARY SKILLS

Let's Do Dewey

 

LIBRARY SITES

CCPS Library Catalog

Chesterfield County Public Library

Virginia Readers' Choice

Caldecott (American Library Association)

Read Aloud Virginia

 

 ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Six Traits

Book Whisperers

Authors and Illustrators

American Library Association Author Web Page: 

U Conn Author Websites 

Eduplace Author Websites

Scholastic Author Interviews

 

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