Lower School Online Resources
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Information on well-known people: magazine articles, dictionary, video, audio, and podcasts in a weblike portal.
Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
CultureGrams goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
This is a subscription Internet search engine. Each web site accessed through NetTrekker has been selected, evaluated and approved by educators nationwide.
NoveList K-8 Plus is an online database with fiction and nonfiction titles chosen specifically to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students.
General Reference Database Designed for Young Researchers. World almanac, dictionary, thesaurus and articles about people, places, events, world maps, and fun projects.
Current events, country facts, pictures, and biographies are included.
TrueFlix is an online resource that combines award-winning True Books content with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, Web links, and text. TrueFlix is based on the True Books print series published by Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Library Publishing. TrueFlix is published by Scholastic Inc., with editorial development, content management, and engineering provided by Scholastic Digital Learning Solutions.
The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) TumblePuzzles, and TumbleQuizzes, as well as TumbleResources for teachers. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.
Articles, pictures, atlas, dictionary and Maryland information with citations at the end of each article
World Book Students:
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