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CPS BATTLE OF THE BOOKS

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/19/2009

’09 CPS Elem Battle of the Books

The CPS Elementary Battle of the Books 2009 will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2009 at the beautiful Chicago Vocational Career Academy at 2100 E. 87th St.

Below are a list of the book titles. Go to the CPS Battle of the Books page to read reviews, watch video, listen to booktalks of the books. Check back for more reviews! Click here to see TV news coverage of Battle of the Books 2008.

2009 CPS Battle of the Books titles for 4th~6th grades…

Have you read them all?

a hero's tale retold by James Rumford. James Town 1607 by Elisa Carbone. Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake. triumphs and tragedies of the Windy City, includes 21 activities by Owen Hurd.Cornelia and the audacious escapades of the Somerset sisters by Lesley M. M. Blume. Greg Heffley's journal by Jeff Kinney. a melodrama by Laura Amy Schlitz. Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson. Gossamer by Lois Lowry Kimchi & calamari by Rose Kent. Lawn boy by Gary Paulsen. Letters from Wolfie by Patti Sherlock. My name is Maria Isabel  by Alma Flor Ada ; illustrated by K. Dyble Thompson ; translated from the Spanish by Ana M. Cerro. The mysterious Benedict Society written by Trent Lee Stewart ; illustrations by Carson Ellis. the story of rats and people / Albert Marrin ; illustrated by C.B. Mordan. Penny From Heaven by Jennifer Holm Reaching for sun by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer. Rules by Cynthia Lord. Vive la Paris by Esme Raji Codell.

2009 CPS Battle of the Books titles for 7th~8th grades…

Have you read them all?

Alabama Moon by Key Watts Black Duck by Janet Taylor Lisle Black storm comin' by Diane Lee Wilson. stories from the life of a migrant child by Francisco Jimenez. The Comeback Season by Jennifer E. Smith Epic by Conor Kostick. the story of the great Houdini by Sid Fleischman. voices from a medieval village by Laura Amy Schlitz ; illustrated by Robert Byrd. The green glass sea by Ellen Klages. Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson. Home of the brave by Katherine Applegate. Life as we knew it by Susan Beth Pfeffer. a year told through stuff by Jennifer L. Holm looking at African-American history through the spirituals by Nikki Giovanni Red Glass by Laura Resau Shug by Jenny Han a Palestinian childhood by Ibtisam Barakat The Wednesday wars by Gary Schmidt your travel guide to Illinois' local legends and best kept secrets by Troy Taylor Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #1 by Michelle Paver

Click to read the ICDL online digital Battle of the Books title for 4th~6th grade

أذن سمراء ... أذن شقراء = Black ear ... blonde ear

أذن سمراء … أذن شقراء = Black ear … blonde ear
Author – Khaled Jumm’a
Illustrator – Foutinie Dedwase

Click to read the ICDL online digital Battle of the Books title for 7th~8th grade

The tale of Sigismunda and Krpimir

The tale of Sigismunda and Krpimir
Author – Sanja Lovrenčić
Illustrator – Pika Vončina
Translators – Sanja Lovrenčić ~ Peter Carrier

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“In the end, no program can substitute for a parent.”

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/19/2009

Since President Barack Obama assumed office two months ago, he’s put forth an ambitious political agenda. High on his list: Improving education and urging parents to do their part.

The $789 billion economic stimulus package includes $115 billion in new education funding, dollars that will be used for things like school renovation, special education and Head Start.

But President Obama is also calling on parents to do what no government program can: “There is no program or policy that can substitute for a mother or father who will attend those parent-teacher conferences or help with the homework or turn off the TV, put away the video games, or read to their child. Responsibility for our children’s education must begin at home,” he told a joint session of Congress last month.

Here are five steps you can take now to heed the president’s call:

1. Read to your child
2. Make time for homework
3. Manage access to media
4. Attend school events
5. Volunteer at school

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More Links

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/19/2009


Lost and Found (http://www.pbs.org/parents/earlymath/prek_games_animal.html, 03-13-2009)
Time to Move (http://www.pbs.org/parents/earlymath/grades_games_timetomove.html, 03-13-2009)
Roller Coaster (http://www.pbs.org/parents/earlymath/grades_games_tickets.html, 03-13-2009)
What’s in the Bag? (http://readwritethink.org/materials/wordwizard/, 01-18-2008)
Valentine’s Bells (http://akidsheart.com/holidays/valntine/heartbells.html, 02-06-2009)
Valentine’s Match (http://akidsheart.com/ws/vmatch.htm, 02-06-2009)
Valentine’s Tic Tac Toe (http://akidsheart.com/holidays/valntine/tictac1/tictac1.htm, 02-06-2009)
Poisson Rouge (http://www.poissonrouge.com, 01-24-2009)
RIF Read Alouds (http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/content/read_aloud_stories.mspx, 11-09-2008)
Tumble Books (http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=annarbor&P=libra, 01-15-2008)
Starfall – I’m Reading! (http://www.starfall.com/n/level-c/index/load.htm?f, 11-21-2008)
D.W.’s Halloween Music (http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/crankitup/crankitup_halloween.html, 10-31-2008)
Boogie Bones (http://www.benjerry.com/halloween/games/boogie_bones/, 10-31-2008)
Spooky Match (http://www.thekidzpage.com/freekidsgames/games/memory/spookymatch2.html, 10-31-2008)
Bees and Honey (http://www.tvokids.com/play/bees/bee2blueback.swf, 09-19-2008)
Build a House (http://www.abcya.com/build_a_house.htm, 09-19-2008)
Story Scramble (http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/storyscramble/scramble.html, 05-23-2008)
Picture Pairs (http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/gamestation/content/picturepairs.mspx, 05-26-2008)
ABC Match (http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/abcmatch/, 05-26-2008)
Seashore Concentration (http://pbskids.org/readingrainbow/games/seashore_concentration.html, 05-26-2008)
About Face (http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/aboutface/aboutface.html, 05-20-2008)
Fact and Opinion (http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/factsopinions/factsopinions.html, 05-20-2008)
Big Picture (http://pbskids.org/curiousgeorge/games/big_picture/big_picture.html, 05-20-2008)
Coin Counter (http://www.toonuniversity.com/flash.asp?err=569&engine=, 05-06-2008)
Counting Up (http://www.toonuniversity.com/flash.asp?err=507&engine=7, 05-06-2008)
Fishing Game (http://www.softschools.com/math/games/fishing_add.jsp, 05-06-2008)
Additon Hidden Picture (http://www.aplusmath.com/games/picture/AddPicture.html, 05-06-2008)
Karate Math (http://www.iknowthat.com/com/Dojo?Topic=singledigitaddition&SampleActivity=True, 04-29-2008)
Mathionaire (http://www.mathsisfun.com/games/mathionaire-addition-quiz.html, 04-29-2008)
Bowling Math (http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/games/game8.htm, 04-29-2008)
I Spy Games (http://www.scholastic.com/ispy/play/, 04-15-2008)
Seussville (http://www.seussville.com/main.php?section=home&isbn=&catalogID=&eventID=, 03-20-2008)
Word Builder (http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/gamestation/wordbuilder/default.mspx, 01-28-2008)
Make your own word finds!
Starfall (http://www.starfall.com/, 01-15-2008)
Picture Match (http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/picturematch/, 01-08-2008)
Word Family Sort (http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/wordfamily/, 01-08-2008)
Word Wizard (http://readwritethink.org/materials/wordwizard/, 01-18-2008)

Literacy Center (http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm#, 11-09-2008)

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5 to K Links

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/19/2009

Fifth Grade Links
These links correlate with units taught in Fifth Grade.


Noodle Tools Bibliography (http://www.noodletools.com/login.php, 02-17-2009)
This online tool helps you create a bibliography for a research report.
Thanksgiving (http://teacher.scholastic.com/thanksgiving/, 11-17-2006)
Directory Site – InfoPlease Homework (http://www.infoplease.com/homework/, 04-28-2008)
Directory Site – About.com (http://www.about.com/education/, 04-28-2008)
Search Engine – Google (http://www.google.com, 04-28-2008)
Search Engine – Ask.com (http://www.ask.com/, 04-28-2008)
Cyber Smart (http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/home/, 04-28-2008)
Chris VanAllsburg (http://www.chrisvanallsburg.com/flash.html, 03-23-2008)
Revolutionary War Scavenger Hunt (http://mrspskids.tripod.com/rwhunt.html, 03-03-2008)
I Know That (http://www.iknowthat.com, 01-30-2008)
Fact Fragment Frenzy (http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/factfrenzy/opening.html, 01-11-2008)
Some Internet Sites to Examine (http://www.kn.sbc.com/wired/fil/pages/listinternetka.html, 05-29-2007)
Web Site Evaluation (http://www.aaps.k12.mi.us/abbot.mediacenter/website_evaluation, 05-29-2007)
ProQuest (http://www.proquestk12.com/access/custom/aaps.shtml, 01-10-2006)
Explore Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village (http://www.thehenryford.org/village/map.asp, 12-14-2005)
Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village Explore and Learn (http://www.hfmgv.org/explore/, 12-14-2005)
National Geographic MapMachine (http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/countryprofiles.html, 11-22-2004)
Matter (http://www.chem4kids.com/, 08-31-2004)
The first three sites listed are all related to the science curriculum.
EdHeads Simple Machines (http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/, 05-15-2006)
Simple Machines (http://sln.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/spotlight3.html, 09-05-2004)
Discovery School Electricity (http://school.discovery.com/curriculumcenter/electricity/, 09-05-2004)
Declaration of Independence (http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/declara/declara1.html, 09-05-2004)
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government (http://bensguide.gpo.gov/, 09-05-2004)
The Constitution of the United States (http://www.archives.gov/national_archives_experience/charters/constitution.html, 09-05-2004)
State Capitals Matching Game (http://www.quia.com/mc/4.html, 09-05-2004)
Test Your Geography Knowledge (http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/usaquiz.html, 09-05-2004)
Colonial America (http://www.history.org/kids/, 04-10-2006)
Colonial Williamsburg – Meet the People (http://www.history.org/almanack/people/people.cfm, 04-10-2006)
Colonial Hall – more about Colonial America (http://www.colonialhall.com/, 04-10-2006)
Plimoth Plantation (http://www.plimoth.org/, 04-10-2006)
Colonial Kids – a Thinkquest (http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/?tqskip1=1, 11-17-2004)
Classbrain State Reports site (http://www.classbrain.com/artstate/publish/, 04-29-2006)
Be sure to check out the resources at this site.
Classbrain (http://www.classbrain.com/, 04-29-2006)
Resources for many topics – check it out!
ALA’s Great Web Sites for Kids (http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/default.cfm, 04-29-2006)
Power Proofreading (http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/proofread/proof.htm, 04-29-2006)
Choose your grade level, then choose your passage and fix those mistakes!
Jon Scieszka’s Guys Read Site (http://www.guysread.com/, 04-29-2006)
A site dedicated to helping boys find books they will enjoy. Fun site.
Place the State (http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_experiment_drag-drop_Intermed_State15s_500.html, 04-30-2006)
Can you put the states in their correct places?
Mystery Net (http://kids.mysterynet.com/, 10-18-2007)
Fourth Grade Links
These links correlate with units taught in Fourth Grade.


World Almanac for Kids (http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/, 03-11-2009)
Scavenger Hunt links (http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/profbooks/technology/easyinternet/minihunts.htm, 06-05-2006)
Factmonster Quizes (http://www.factmonster.com/quizzes/, 11-19-2008)
Thanksgiving (http://teacher.scholastic.com/thanksgiving/, 11-17-2006)
Election Center (http://www.weeklyreader.com/election/, 10-27-2008)
Democracy Project (http://pbskids.org/democracy/govandme/, 10-27-2008)
Scholastic News Election (http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/election2008.htm, 10-21-2008)
Brain Pop Election (http://www.brainpop.com/spotlight/election/, 10-22-2008)
Monster Mix (http://www.scholastic.com/goosebumps/games/shockwave/monstermix/index.htm, 10-26-2007)
Garage Band with monster sounds!!! Great for Halloween!
Monster Mad Libs (http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/games/wildandwacky/wildandwacky_0310/wildandwacky_0310.html, 10-26-2007)
Halloween Mad Libs
Ghost Typing (http://www.primarygames.com/holidays/halloween/games/typeghosts/index.htm, 10-13-2008)
MI Kids (http://www.michigan.gov/mikids/0,1607,7-163—-,00.html, 05-09-2008)
You Be the Judge (http://www.americanepic.org/YBTJ/YBTJ1.html, 09-16-2008)
Cyber Olympics (http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/cyberolympics/index.html, 09-01-2008)
SIRS Discoverer (http://discoverer.prod.sirs.com/discoweb/disco/do/frontpage, 05-09-2008)
Grolier Online Kids (http://go-kids.grolier.com, 05-09-2008)
NYPL’s 100 Favorite Children’s Books (http://kids.nypl.org/reading/recommended2.cfm?ListID=60, 03-27-2008)
KidsReads.com (http://kidsreads.com/, 03-27-2008)
Magnetic Poetry (http://www.inklesstales.com/poems/yourown.shtml, 03-27-2008)
Dewey and the Library Labrynth (http://www.brooklynexpedition.org/structures/infomania/dewey/dewey_main.html, 03-20-2008)
Dewey Decimal Quiz (http://www.quia.com/rd/38647.html, 03-20-2008)
Cyber Smart (http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/home/stu_tri.asp, 01-25-2008)
Dance Kids (http://www.dance-kids.org/gallery/dance/, 02-08-2008)
My Access (http://www.myaccess.com/myaccess/do/log, 02-15-2008)
I Know That (http://www.iknowthat.com, 01-30-2008)
Bio Cube (http://readwritethink.org/materials/bio_cube/, 01-18-2008)
MLK Scavenger Hunt (http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/profbooks/technology/easyinternet/famous_americans.htm, 01-18-2008)
Fact Fragment Frenzy (http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/factfrenzy/opening.html, 01-11-2008)
Multiplication Games (http://www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm, 12-14-2007)
Number Puzzles (http://www.mathsisfun.com/puzzles/number-puzzles-index.html, 12-14-2007)
Number Monster (http://www.coolmath4kids.com/times-tables/number-monster-times-tables-multiplication.htm, 12-14-2007)
E.B. White Webquest (http://questgarden.com/42/79/7/070124055931/, 11-26-2007)
Math Playground (http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html, 11-02-2007)
Do we know Dewey? (http://library.thinkquest.org/5002/index.shtml, 10-05-2007)
This is a fun introduction to the Dewey decimal system written by a group of students in Arkansas.
ProQuest (http://www.proquestk12.com/access/custom/aaps.shtml, 01-10-2006)
Big 6 for Kids (http://www.big6.com/kids/, 11-11-2004)
FactMonster (http://www.factmonster.com/, 11-04-2004)
Great site to search for animals.
eNature (http://www.enature.com/, 11-04-2004)
Search for animals.
The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology (http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/search, 11-04-2004)
Animal diversity search site
Crab Street Journal (http://www.crabstreetjournal.com/, 11-04-2004)
A hermit crab site!
Color and Light (http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/science/light/index.html, 09-02-2004)
Mineralogy for Kids (http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/K12/K_12.html, 02-18-2005)
Rocks for Kids (http://www.rocksforkids.com/, 08-31-2004)
50states.com (http://www.50states.com/, 09-05-2004)
Click on the Michigan link for loads of information.
Michigan Historical Center- fast facts (http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-15481_20826_20829-54118–,00.html, 09-05-2004)
Dates in Michigan History (http://www.michiganhistorymagazine.com/date/archive.html, 09-05-2004)
Michigan Electronic Library – State History sites (http://mel.org/viewtopic.jsp?id=50, 09-05-2004)
Internet Public Library – Stately Knowledge (http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/stateknow/, 09-05-2004)
Everything Michigan (http://www.everythingmichigan.net/, 09-05-2004)
Michigan Senate Kidspage (http://www.senate.michigan.gov/kidspage/kidspage.htm, 09-05-2004)
Famous Michiganians (http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-15481_20826_20836—,00.html, 09-05-2004)
EdHelper Michigan Theme Unit (http://www.edhelper.com/geography/Michigan.htm, 09-05-2004)
History of the Upper Midwest – an Overview (http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/umhtml/umessay0.html, 09-05-2004)
Pioneering the Upper Midwest – from the American Memory Collection (http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/umhtml/umhome.html, 09-05-2004)
Classbrain (http://www.classbrain.com/, 04-29-2006)
Be sure to check out this link – it has resources on many topics.
ALA’s Great Web Sites for Kids (http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/default.cfm, 04-29-2006)
Power Proofreading (http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/proofread/proof.htm, 04-29-2006)
Choose your grade level, then choose your passage and fix those mistakes!
Jon Scieszka’s Guys Read Site (http://www.guysread.com/, 04-29-2006)
A site to help boys find books they will enjoy.
Place the State (http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_experiment_drag-drop_Intermed_State15s_500.html, 04-30-2006)
Can you place the states in their correct places?
Legendary Monsters (http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/9903/monsters/beast.html, 10-31-2007)
Read about six legendary monsters from around the globe.
Third Grade Links
These links correlate with units taught in Third Grade.


All About Turtles (http://www.gma.org/turtles/ , 03-06-2009)
Word Central (http://www.wordcentral.com, 01-15-2008)
Jazz at PBS Kids (http://pbskids.org/jazz/index.html, 02-02-2009)
Cyber Smart (http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/students/links_2/, 02-03-2008)
iKeep Safe (http://www.ikeepsafe.org/iksc_kids/, 01-08-2008)
NetSmartz Kids (http://www.netsmartzkids.org/games/, 01-08-2008)
Cyber Chase Games (http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/allgames.html, 01-22-2009)
Snowflake Bentley (http://snowflakebentley.com/00001.htm, 12-04-2008)
Mouserobics (http://www.ckls.org/~crippel/computerlab/tutorials/mouse/page1.html, 01-12-2007)
Thanksgiving (http://teacher.scholastic.com/thanksgiving/, 11-17-2006)
Ghost Typing (http://www.primarygames.com/holidays/halloween/games/typeghosts/index.htm, 10-13-2008)
Carve a Virtual Pumpkin (http://www.benjerry.com/halloween/games/virtual_pumpkin, 10-31-2008)
Spooky Switcheroo (http://www.thekidzpage.com/freekidsgames/games/flipflop/spookyswitch.html, 10-31-2008)
Mega Monster Match (http://www.scholastic.com/goosebumpsgraphix/games/megamonstermatch.htm, 10-31-2008)
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html, 10-01-2008)
Cyber Olympics (http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/cyberolympics/index.html, 09-01-2008)
Alien Attack (http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/alienattack/alienattacklink.htm, 04-30-2008)
Build a Prairie (http://www.bellmuseum.org/distancelearning/prairie/build/index.html, 04-29-2008)
What’s it like where you live? (http://www.mbgnet.net/index.html, 04-29-2008)
Magnetic Poetry (http://www.inklesstales.com/poems/yourown.shtml, 03-27-2008)
Fact Monster – Internet Search (http://www.factmonster.com/, 03-07-2008)
I Know That (http://www.iknowthat.com, 01-30-2008)
Bio Cube (http://readwritethink.org/materials/bio_cube/, 12-11-2007)
Frog and Toad Webquest (http://web.mac.com/varkgirl/iWeb/Frog%20and%20Toad%20WebQuest/Introduction.html, 11-26-2007)
Geo Quiz (http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/index.html, 10-09-2007)
Check your knowledge of geography with these quizzes!
Engineering Interact (http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/alienattack/alienattacklink.htm, 05-23-2007)
Something Froggy (http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow9/jun99/p-page_one.shtml, 08-31-2004)
Dan’s Wild Wild Weather Page (http://www.wildwildweather.com/, 08-31-2004)
National Weather Service (http://www.nws.noaa.gov/, 08-31-2004)
NASA Kids (http://kids.msfc.nasa.gov/, 08-31-2004)
Amazing Space (http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/, 08-31-2004)
Astronomy for Kids (http://www.dustbunny.com/afk/index.html, 08-31-2004)
Making of Ann Arbor (http://moaa.aadl.org, 03-17-2005)
Ann Arbor Historical Street Exhibit (http://aastreetexhibits.org, 03-17-2005)
Power Proofreading (http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/proofread/proof.htm, 04-29-2006)
Choose your grade level, then choose your passage and fix those mistakes!
Owen and Mzee (http://www.lafargeecosystems.com, 09-29-2006)
Owl Info (http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/birds/info/Owl.shtml, 12-17-2007)
Great Horned Owl Info (http://www.owlpages.com/owls.php?genus=Bubo&species=virginianus, 12-17-2007)
Woodlands Science Zone (http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/Science/index.html, 05-23-2007)
Second Grade Links
These links correlate with units taught in Second Grade.


Fact Monster – Internet Search (http://www.factmonster.com/, 03-06-2008)
Jazz at PBS Kids (http://pbskids.org/jazz/index.html, 02-01-2009)
Google Maps (http://www.maps.google.com, 11-11-2007)
Mouserobics (http://www.ckls.org/~crippel/computerlab/tutorials/mouse/page13.html, 11-10-2008)
Cyberolympics (http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/scoop/scoop.html, 06-04-2008)
Scoop (http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/scoop/scoop.html, 06-04-2008)
WHOAHlercoaster (http://pbskids.org/fetch/games/coaster/game.html, 06-04-2008)
Sagwa (http://pbskids.org/sagwa/, 05-29-2008)
I spy Games (http://www.scholastic.com/ispy/play/, 10-11-2007)
Magnetic Poetry (http://www.inklesstales.com/poems/yourown.shtml, 03-27-2008)
PBS Kids Halloween Page (http://pbskids.org/halloween/, 10-29-2007)
Thanksgiving (http://teacher.scholastic.com/thanksgiving/, 11-17-2006)
I Know That (http://www.iknowthat.com, 10-04-2006)
Dr. Seuss Website (http://www.seussville.com, 03-08-2006)
Starfall (http://www.starfall.com/, 12-20-2005)
Something Froggy (http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow9/jun99/p-page_one.shtml, 08-31-2004)
Dinosaurs (http://www.EnchantedLearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/index.html, 08-31-2004)
Halloween Stories (http://www.meddybemps.com/costumes/index.html, 10-29-2007)
Transymania (http://games.zeeks.com/transylmania-9008/?page=play, 10-10-2008)
Build a Scarecrow (http://pbskids.org/readingrainbow/games/build_scarecrow.html, 10-10-2008)
Carve a Virtual Pumpkin (http://www.benjerry.com/halloween/games/virtual_pumpkin/, 10-29-2007)
D.W.’s Halloween Music (http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/crankitup/crankitup_halloween.html, 10-29-2007)
Gardening for Kids (http://www.geocities.com/EnchantedForest/Glade/3313/, 08-31-2004)
MSU Garden Tour for Children (http://4hgarden.msu.edu/tour/, 08-31-2004)
Power Proofreading (http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/proofread/proof.htm, 04-29-2006)
Choose your grade level and your passage, then fix those mistakes!
Gardening with Children (http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/gardening_with_children/, 07-21-2006)
Produced by the BBC.
The Great Plant Escape (http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/gpe/, 07-21-2006)
By the University of Illinois Extension.
Pics 4 Learning (http://www.pics4learning.com, 03-15-2009)
First Grade Links
These links correlate with units taught in First Grade.


Math Lines (http://www.coolmath-games.com/0-math-lines/index.html, 10-30-2008)
Karate Math (http://www.iknowthat.com/com/Dojo?SampleActivity=True&Topic=singledigitaddition, 11-10-2008)
Bowling Math (http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/games/game8.htm, 11-10-2008)
Additon Hidden Picture (http://www.aplusmath.com/games/picture/AddPicture.html, 11-10-2008)
Tumble Books (http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=annarbor&P=libra, 05-09-2008)
RIF Read-aloud stories (http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/content/read_aloud_stories.mspx, 12-15-2006)
Starfall (http://www.starfall.com, 12-07-2005)
MoMA (http://www.moma.org/destination, 10-30-2008)
New York Philharmonic Kid Zone (http://www.nyphilkids.org/main.phtml?, 10-30-2008)
D.W.’s Halloween Music (http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/crankitup/crankitup_halloween.html, 10-10-2008)
Boogie Bones (http://www.benjerry.com/halloween/games/boogie_bones/, 10-10-2008)
Spooky Match (http://www.thekidzpage.com/freekidsgames/games/memory/spookymatch2.html, 10-29-2008)
Carve a Virtual Pumpkin (http://www.benjerry.com/halloween/games/virtual_pumpkin/, 10-10-2008)
Spooky Switcheroo (http://www.thekidzpage.com/freekidsgames/games/flipflop/spookyswitch.html, 10-29-2008)
Alphabet Zoo (http://www.primarygames.com/ABC%20Zoo/question_1.htm, 10-09-2007)
This fun game helps teach ABC order.
ABC Order (http://www.learningplanet.com/act/abcorder.asp, 10-13-2008)
Disney Channel Word Match (http://adisney.go.com/disneychannel/playhouse/bop/bop_wrdmtch.html, 03-20-2007)
ASPCA Animaland (http://www.aspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=kids_home, 03-13-2007)
ICT Games (http://www.ictgames.com/index.html, 01-17-2007)
NASA for Kids (http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/home/index.html, 01-31-2006)
The Big Zoo (http://www.thebigzoo.com/zoo/, 04-29-2006)
Animal information
The Toledo Zoo (http://www.toledozoo.org/, 08-31-2004)
Kids Astronomy (http://kidsastronomy.com/index.htm, 09-05-2004)
Birds – Enchanted Learning (http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/birds/Birds.html, 09-05-2004)
BillyBear4Kids – Butterflies (http://www.billybear4kids.com/butterfly/flutter-fun.html, 09-05-2004)
ALA’s Great Web Sites for Kids (http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/default.cfm, 04-29-2006)
Literacy Center Education Network (http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm, 04-29-2006)
Kindergarten Links

Poisson Rouge (http://www.poissonrouge.com/, 10-11-2007)
A fun, exploratory site for young children.
Literacy Center Education Network (http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm, 04-29-2006)
Starfall (http://www.starfall.com, 04-29-2006)
Reading activites for K-2 students.
Hundreds Chart (http://www.apples4theteacher.com/math/games/100-number-chart-one.html#interactive100chart, 06-04-2008)
Sorting Games (http://www.sesameworkshop.org/sesamestreet/?scrollerId=games, 02-13-2008)
Build a House (http://www.abcya.com/build_a_house.htm, 10-11-2007)
Another good mouse practice site
Bees and Honey (http://www.tvokids.com/play/bees/bee2blueback.swf, 10-11-2007)
A great site for mouse practice
What’s in the Bag? (http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/in_the_bag/, 01-18-2008)
A fun guessing game
I Spy Games (http://www.scholastic.com/ispy/play/, 10-11-2007)
Falling Sand Game (http://chir.ag/stuff/sand/, 04-23-2007)
Disney Channel Word Match (http://adisney.go.com/disneychannel/playhouse/bop/bop_wrdmtch.html, 03-20-2007)
ASPCA Animaland (http://www.aspca.org/site/PageServer?pagename=kids_home, 03-13-2007)
ICT Games (http://www.ictgames.com/index.html, 01-17-2007)
Kindergarten Math (http://www.kidport.com/gradeK/Math/MathIndex.htm, 04-24-2006)
The Big Zoo (http://www.thebigzoo.com/zoo/, 04-29-2006)
Animal information

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Links for Parents

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/19/2009

Links for Parents

Reading with Young Children (http://bcol01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OIIA/communityupdate/page6.cfm, 08-31-2004)
A site with lots of ideas for reading with children from infancy through age 6.
Bookplates for your Home Library (http://www.myhomelibrary.org/colourbookplates.html, 10-21-2004)
Esme Codell’s site to encourage reading (http://www.planetesme.com/, 04-29-2006)
Lots of information about children’s books with recommended ones.
ALA’s Great Web Sites for Kids (http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/default.cfm, 04-29-2006)
Chateau Meddybemps (http://www.meddybemps.com/, 04-29-2006)
A site designed for parents and teachers to use with young children. There are many learning activities here. Use the Site Map to find them all.
Jon Scieszka’s Guys Read Site (http://www.guysread.com/, 04-29-2006)
A site to help boys find books they will enjoy.
WannaLearn (http://www.wannalearn.com/, 04-29-2006)
What do you want to learn? Here are links to everything from financial management to gardening to magic tricks, all free and family-friendly.
Everyday Mathematics, University of Chicago, Home Page (http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/, 10-26-2004)
Everyday Math Glossary (http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/parents/index.shtml, 10-26-2004)
Select free Everyday Math Game downloads (http://www.wrightgroup.com/index.php/home/freeactivities/mathematics/35, 05-30-2006)
Mathematics University: the unofficial Everyday Math Help Site (http://www.mathematicsuniversity.com/, 05-30-2006)
Includes access to games for all grade levels.
iKeep Safe (http://www.ikeepsafe.org, 01-08-2008)
A great site about internet safety for parents and kids.

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Author & Illustrator

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/19/2009

Author & Illustrator

Authors and Illustrators on the Web (http://www.mcelmeel.com/curriculum/authorlinks.html, 11-24-2004)
Sharon McElmeel has collected an extensive number of children’s author and illustrator links. Great resource!
Avi (http://www.avi-writer.com/, 08-31-2004)
Jim Aylesworth (http://www.ayles.com/, 08-31-2004)
Jan Brett (http://www.janbrett.com/, 08-31-2004)
Eric Carle (http://www.eric-carle.com/, 03-26-2006)
Beverly Cleary (http://www.beverlycleary.com/index.html, 08-31-2004)
Sharon Creech (http://www.sharoncreech.com/, 09-05-2004)
Karen Cushman, Susan Meddaugh, Allen Say, Chris Van Allsburgh, David Wisniewski, and Eth Clifford (http://www.eduplace.com/author/, 09-05-2004)
Edge Chronicles at Random House (http://www.randomhouse.co.uk/childrens/edgechronicles/home.htm, 03-18-2006)
Edge Chronicles Author Paul Stewart, Illustrator Chris Riddell (http://www.readingvoyage.org.uk/voyage.html, 03-18-2006)
This link has fun activities and short video clips of the author/illustrator.
Virginia Hamilton (http://www.virginiahamilton.com/, 09-05-2004)
Kevin Henkes (http://www.kevinhenkes.com/, 09-05-2004)
Steven Kellogg (http://www.childrenslit.com/f_stevenkellogg.html, 09-05-2004)
Julius Lester (http://falcon.jmu.edu/%7Eramseyil/lester.htm, 09-05-2004)
Gail Carson Levine (http://www.harperchildrens.com/hch/author/author/levine/index.asp, 09-05-2004)
Robert Munsch (http://www.robertmunsch.com/, 09-05-2004)
Bruce Lansky (http://www.gigglepoetry.com, 09-05-2004)
Laura Numeroff (http://www.lauranumeroff.com/index.htm, 03-26-2006)
Margie Palatini (http://www.margiepalatini.com/, 03-26-2006)
Barbara Park (http://www.randomhouse.com/teachers/rc/rc_ab_bpa.html, 09-05-2004)
Dav Pilkey (http://www.pilkey.com/index.php, 09-05-2004)
Jerry Pinkney (http://falcon.jmu.edu/%7eramseyil/jpinkney.htm, 09-05-2004)
Patricia Polacco (http://www.patriciapolacco.com/, 09-05-2004)
J. K. Rowling (http://www.scholastic.com/harrypotter/author/, 09-05-2004)
Harry Potter website (http://www.jkrowling.com/en/thankyou.cfm, 09-05-2004)
J.K. Rowling’s official web site
Harry Potter site (http://www.mikids.com/harrypotter/, 09-05-2004)
Information gathered and shared here by Carolyn Gundrum, a Michigan School Media Specialist
Dr. Seuss links (http://falcon.jmu.edu/%7eramseyil/seuss.htm, 09-05-2004)
David Shannon (http://www.scholastic.com/titles/nodavid/davidshannon.htm, 09-05-2004)
Janet Stevens (http://www.janetstevens.com/, 09-05-2004)
Mike Thaler (http://www.mikethaler.com/, 03-26-2006)
Chris Van Allsburg links (http://falcon.jmu.edu/%7eramseyil/allsburg.htm, 09-05-2004)
Lisa Wheeler (http://www.lisawheelerbooks.com/, 03-26-2006)

Don and Audrey Wood (http://www.audreywood.com/, 09-05-2004)

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Math Links

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/19/2009

Math Links

I Know That.com (http://www.iknowthat.com/com/L3?Area=L2_Math, 05-02-2008)
Math is Fun (http://www.mathisfun.com/, 05-02-2008)
NLVM (http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html, 05-02-2008)
Toon University (http://www.toonuniversity.com/math.asp, 05-02-2008)
Cool Math (http://www.coolmath.com/, 05-02-2008)
Math Playground (http://www.mathplayground.com/, 05-02-2008)
Multiplication.com (http://www.multiplication.com/index.htm, 05-02-2008)
Gamequarium (http://www.gamequarium.org, 10-28-2008)
Fun Brain Math (http://www.funbrain.com/math, 10-28-2008)
Flashcards (http://www.primarygames.com/flashcards, 10-28-2008)
Math Drills (http://www.math-drills.com, 10-28-2008)
Apples 4 the Teacher (http://www.apples4theteacher.com/math.html, 10-28-2008)

A+ Math (http://www.aplusmath.com/games, 10-28-2008)

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For Teacher’s Eyes Only

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/19/2009

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The Big6 Information Skills

Book Links

Booklists@InfoSoup

CCBC Resources

The Children’s Book Council

¡Colorín Colorado!

Comics in Education

C-Span Classroom

Discovery School

The Graphic Classroom

Guys Read

Instructor

International Children’s Digital Library

Internet Public Library

The Lexile Framework for Reading

Library Media Connections

Library of Congress For Teachers

Library Sparks

Mailbox

Middle School Journal

Miscositas

Multimedia & Internet@Schools

National Geographic For Educators

NetSmartz For Educators

Newspapers in Education

NWEA

NWEA Lexile Tour Guide

Picturing Books

PBS TeacherSource

The Poetry Archive

Poetry Class

Read, Write, Think

Reading Is Fundamental For Educators

Reading Rockets

ReadKiddoRead

Scholastic Guided Reading Program Leveling Chart

Scholastic For Teachers

School Library Journal

School Library Media

Activities Monthly

Smithsonian Institute For Teachers

Songs For Teaching

Storyline Online

TeachingBooks.net

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Teaching Current Events

Teaching Tolerance

TeacherTube

Thinkfinity

Virtual Middle School Library

WebQuest Collections

WebQuest Links & Indexes

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Do you have a link you would like to add to this website? Please contact Ms. Hicks and she will be happy to add it! You can email Ms. Hicks at: slhicks@cps.edu

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Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day

Posted by 2thelibrary on 03/05/2009

amalgamate (verb)
\uh-MAL-guh-mayt\ Hear it!
What does it mean?
1 : to unite in a combination or mixture of different elements2 : to combine into a single body : merge
How do you use it?
The two companies amalgamated into a single corporation, but each still serves customers chiefly in its own section of the country.
Are you a word wiz?

Which of these words do you think are synonyms of “amalgamate“?

A. isolate, segregate

B. challenge, defy

C. distribute, disseminate

D. fuse, blend

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