Author Study : Check out these web links for your favorite Authors
Online Citation Maker: This free tool allows students to create citations for research materials that can be used when "Works Cited" pages are required.
Research Starters: Visit this site for step by step help and resources for report topics in Social Studies, Science, and Language Arts. A great place to start a terrific project!
Internet Detective : Ever been completely overwhelmed by the amount of useless websites that you find when researching on the web...Then check out this list of student recommended websites for topics in every subject area.
Current Events Links:
The BBC Online : The British Broadcasting Company's official homepage. A great resource for getting Europe's perspective on world events. Check out the "Sport," "School" and"Children's" sections for interesting interactive features.
The Kid's Newsroom : A great source of kid appropriate current events articles and information. Also includes general interest and gaming sections.
Brainpop : Neat site that provides animated videos explaining science, math and technology concepts.
Medical Mysteries : Medical Mysteries is a problem-based adventure game that engages you in the role of scientist, historian, and detective. The knowledge gained from each mission will help you understand how infectious diseases are spread.
It's My Life : This interactive health site focuses on mental health and relationship issues that children face in their everyday lives. Lots of color and easily read text make this site appealing.
Language Arts Links:
Welcome to Narnia : Any fan of the C.S. Lewis trilogy set in the mystical land of Narnia has to go and visit this great website! Complete with sections describing the stories and interactive features introducing the characters and creatures, this site is interesting and fun to check out. Readers Unite!
Teen Reads : Part of the Book Report Network, Teenreads.com is described as "THE place online for teens to talk about their fave books --- and find the hippest new titles!"
Social Studies Links:
CIA World Factbook : Complete with easy to read and understand fact pages on every country on earth, this site would be a great place to start your research for social studies class, or to just grow smarter about the world around us!
Virtual Manipulatives : Having trouble with fractions? How about prime factors? Has graphing got you down? Check out this very cool collection of online games and activities that allows students to practice math skills that are related to the 6-8th grade curriculum.
Real World Math : This site, created by a Dutch Mathematician, has a collection of neat math related games as well. Be sure to check out "Cube Houses," and "Rebuild."
La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre : An online, interactive encyclopedia for Spanish language learners that includes timelines, an atlas, articles, current events, and other tools to learn about the Spanish speaking world. To access from home: Username: Wakeco........... Password: Science.