At this point of time, many of the links posted here are targeted for elementary teachers, though some of these sites contain comprehensive sets of resources for middle school and high school teachers too. Please scroll down and take a look at what we have found because these links will often serve multiple grade levels.
  1. 100 Picture Books Everyone Should Know. From the New York Public Library - great list of great books!
  2. 1,000+ Reading Strategies Lesson Plans Reviewed by Teachers
  3. 4 Blocks Literacy Framework. Using the "4Blocks" framework, this site provides templates, lesson ideas and plans which would assist in the implementation of 4 Blocks -includes a great set of **Word Wall Grade Level Lists**.
  4. 4Teachers. This site helps integrate technology into your classroom by offering online tools and resources. This site helps teachers locate and create ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendars. There are also tools for student use.
  5. A to Z Teacher Stuff. This is a great site for Teachers and Librarians - FREE online lesson plans, lesson plan ideas and activities, thematic units, printables, themes, teaching tips, articles, and educational resources
  6. Alphabet Games for Kids in Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade. Here's some interactive sites to teach alphabet skills.
  7. Amazing Travel Bureau: National Geographic. Travel the world, courtesy of National Geographic. It's a real adventure for kids.
  8. Animal Coloring Page: Columbus Zoo. Color pictures on the computer!
  9. Apples4theTeacher.com. This site, for primary teachers, includes interactive learning games, quizzes, and worksheet generator tools by subject
  10. Ask for Kids. Formerly known as Ask Jeeves for Kids, this is a fast, easy and kid-friendly way for kids to search online. Ask for Kids uses natural-language technology that allows kids to ask questions and perform web searches, such as "When did Hawaii become a state?" or even "Convert 122 inches into feet" in the same way they would ask a parent, friend or teacher.
  11. Authors and Children's Literature. Large collection of links to great online resources - part of Tammy's Tidbits.
  12. Award Books and Nominees:
  13. Back in Print. The online bookstore that is making thousands of out-of-print titles available again.
  14. Best Books for Children. Here's a collection of reading suggestions from the New York Public Library.
  15. Best on the Web for Teachers. A Web portal for teachers with a huge collection of resources that are continually updated and ranked based on usage.
  16. BiblioCat's Website. Resources for Librarians, School librarians, Library/Media Specialists, Teachers, Parents, and Homeschoolers.
  17. Big6 Information Problem Solving Skills. Developed by educators Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is the most widely-known and widely-used approach to teaching information and technology skills in the world. Here are some lesson ideas to use this model.
  18. Blue Web 'N. Blue Web'n is an online library of 2094 outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format (tools, references, lessons, hotlists, resources, tutorials, activities, projects).
  19. Book Hive. A a web site designed for children ages birth through twelve, their parents, teachers or anyone interested in reading about children's books - search for books by author, title, reading level, interest area, number of pages, and even favorite illustrator.
  20. Book Repair Basics. Here's what you need to know to start repairing books.
  21. Book Repair Manuel. General Collections conservation is a necessary and key activity of an effective preservation program. This manual has been written to provide background on standard commercial book production, give guidelines for selecting appropriate candidates for in-house book repair, and introduce staff to the elements of book repair.
  22. Book Repair Manuel: Step-by-Step (.pdf file, 32 pages). This downloadable, printable document outlines book repair.
  23. Book Reviews for Kindergarten. This site presents some good picture books and links for discussion topics, activities, related books and links to other subjects and resources.
  24. Booklists. Try the following lists for book ideas on a certain subject - great set of links from the Morton Grove Public Library.
  25. Books in a Series. This list is intended to reflect the hardcover fiction collection in the Monroe County Public Library Children's Department, but it is an extensive listing organized alphabetically.
  26. Books in Print. Whether you're looking for information on books, audio books, or videos, you've come to the right place. With millions of titles, this is an essential bibliographic tool for libraries, booksellers, and publishers.
  27. BrainPOP Jr. This site features teacher resources, educational movies, lessons, homework help, and games for kids.
  28. Brementown Musicians: Read the Brementown Musicians Online Story. This site provides stories in both text and flash animations along with interactive activities and games.
  29. Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site: Reviews and teaching ideas for kids' books. This is a collection of reviews of great books for kids, ideas of ways to use them in the classroom and collections of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.
  30. Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday. Large number of links for lesson plan links and book activities to celebrate this most notable children's author's birthday.
  31. Children's Authors and Illustrators. Great set of links for popular children's authors and illustrators from A-Z. Scroll down each page to locate the link to click on the next group of authors.
  32. Children's Book Council. The Children's Book Council, Inc. is the nonprofit trade association of publishers and packagers of trade books and related materials for children and young adults.
  33. Children's Books Online the Rosetta Project, Inc. This online library of illustrated books is a volunteer-driven project. It has grown slowly since 1996 from the work of a single man and a handful of books, to a vibrant volunteer-driven organization publishing new books and translations every week.
  34. Children's eBooks Online. Set of links that includes animated texts and online storytelling videos.
  35. Children's Literature Navigator. This site is a compilation of Internet resources for librarians, parents, teachers, caregivers, and children. Links are organized alphabetically within categories common in the field.
  36. Children's Literature Guide: Nancy Polette. Each month Nancy will feature a sample literature guide for you to use in your classroom. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view a guide in pdf format. Otherwise, to view in the browser, click "text file".
  37. Children's Literature Web Guide. The place to start for locating information about children’s book authors, books for children or young adults, book awards, and many related resources in the Internet.
  38. Children's Nonfiction Writers: Wikipedia. Large listing of authors, usually with link to author's Web, organized alphabetically.
  39. Children's Picture Books That Encourage Friendship. Books that talk about friendships and the struggles sometimes experienced between friends offer tangible situations and recognizable feelings for children. Here are some suggestions.
  40. Children's Storybooks Online. Free online illustrated children's stories for kids of all ages.
  41. Clifford the Big Red Dog. This is the official Website for the TV series about this popular series of picture books.
  42. Coloring.com. Here are some free online interactive coloring pages and coloring books
  43. Compare/Contrast a Traditional Tale to a Retelling. In this lesson, we choose a well known story, such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Paul Galdone) and a retelling such as Dusty Locks and the Three Bears (Susan Lowell). Then, read or review the traditional tale and follow by reading the retelling.
  44. Computer Training. Links to resources to help teachers use Frontpage, Graphics and Backgrounds, Pinnacle Movie Editing, Powerpoint, Excel, Inspiration and Kidspiration, and Hyperstudio.
  45. Create a Graph. Courtesy of the National Center for Education Statistics, this site allows you and your students to instantly create an area, bar, line or pie graph based upon values that you enter. You can then export the graph into an other application.
  46. Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature. The purpose of this database is to create a tailored reading list of quality children's literature or to find out if a book has won one of the indexed awards.
  47. Dewey Decimal Classification Resources: OCLC. If you work in a public or K–12 library—or use one—you may need information about the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system rather than from it. These resources can help. Check out the PowerPoint presentations for kids.
  48. Dewey Decimal Hotlist for Librarians. This librarian's list of links was created to classify Dewey Decimal information found on the Internet that could be used in teaching the Dewey Decimal System to students.
  49. Dewey Decimal Links. Here are some more great sites to help teach Dewey classification.
  50. Dewey Decimal Made Fun. Collection of links to resources to learn and review the Dewey Decimal System.
  51. Dewey Decimal System Animated Tour. This online tour of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system explains how you can use the DDC to organize information on any topic under the sun. To take the tour, you will need the Macromedia Flash plug-in for the Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer web browser.
  52. **Dewey Decimal System by Tens**. Here is a quick summary of Dewey numbers in increments of 10.
  53. Dewey Decimal System Game (Bardonia Elementary School Library). This interactive site reviews the Dewey Decimal system in a fun format that kids will enjoy.
  54. Dewey Decimal System Game (Quia). Have fun matching Dewey Decimal System numbers with their classification. Includes matching, flash cards, and concentration.
  55. Dewey Lesson Ideas. Great site with short "thumbnail" descriptions of activities and lessons and how different librarians introduce children to the Dewey Decimal System.
  56. Dewey Resource Page. Here are some links to help kids learn Dewey numbers.
  57. Dolch Word Site. Dolch word lists and activities pre-K through 3rd grade. Great site for teachers and students, includes some book activities and PowerPoint "flash cards."
  58. Education World. Huge site with curriculum, sites, lesson plans in all subjects, technology in the classroom, message boards, and grants more.
  59. EduHound. This site provides everything for education K12. They have "tracked it down" so you don't have to.
  60. EduPuppy. Great source for everything for education Preschool-Grade 3. This large database provides a comprehensive cornerstone for Early Childhood Educators and families using the Internet.
  61. Elementary Games by Subject. A HUGE collection of links to a variety of online games and activities across the curriculum.
  62. ePals: Where Learners Connect. ePALS connects learners around the world for sharing and exchanges that foster literacy, language and critical thinking skills in a fun and safe environment.
  63. Everyday Math Resources: K-5. These Web pages help teachers with resources relating to the Everyday Math Series.
    1. Kindergarten
    2. First Grade
    3. Second Grade
    4. Third Grade
    5. Fourth Grade
    6. Fifth Grade
  64. Everyday Math Resource. Great books, by grade level and unit, that fit the objectives.
  65. EZ Library Programs for ALL Ages. This is a searchable database of ideas and activities to share books with children of all ages.
  66. Fact Monster. A free reference site just for kids! Get homework help and more!
  67. Fake Out! From Houghton Mifflin’s Education Place, this site presents definitions for vocabulary words and asks students try to avoid being “faked out” by choosing the correct definitions.
  68. Fiction Vs. Nonfiction Practice. Great interactive site with embedded audio - students can listen to the directions and examples of stories and then classify each as fiction or nonfiction.
  69. Fiction or Nonfiction: Quia. Choose whether books would be classified as fiction book or a nonfiction.
  70. First Grade Lesson Plans. From Core Knowledge, here's a variety of lesson plan links across the curriculum.
  71. First Grade Library Lesson Plans. Great site, 35 weeks of activities and links to short lesson plans that include objectives and vocabulary terms (dellutri.com).
  72. First Grade Library Lesson Plans. Here's a 2-semester outline that uses the first semester to teach students how to use the library, the difference between fiction and nonfiction and they learn what authors and illustrators do. In the second semester students learn about specific authors and illustrators such as Marc Brown, Lois Ehlert, and Arnold Lobel (Roan Creek Elementary School).
  73. First Grade Library Lessons: Month by Month. Great site, monthly themes for activities and lessons with links to some additional resources for some of the topics.
  74. First Grade Program Oak Hall School uses The Horizons program, a phonics-based, accelerated reading program, that includes a spelling component in each lesson. This Web outlines how it works and the role of the Library Media Center.
  75. First Grade Lessons. Great site - short "thumbnail" lesson plans on a variety of important library media skills that are used in first grade.
  76. First Grade Lessons. Wonderful site with a variety of links to lessons and activities about a variety of topics and subjects taught to first graders (M. Kunimitsu).
  77. Folktales of Cooperation For Your K-3 Class. Are you looking for a fun and effective way of promoting the spirit of cooperation in your K through 3 classrooms? This week, Elaine Lindy, creator of the Absolutely Whootie Web site, shares three favorite folktales that will get kids thinking and talking about the importance of cooperation!
  78. Free Worksheets. A site that supports various topics, such as themes, units, lessons, graphics, plus over 2000 free worksheets.
  79. Freeware Home. An indexed collection of FREE programs commonly found on the Internet.
  80. FunBrain.com. Claims to be the Internet's #1 Education Site for K-8 Kids and Teachers
  81. Funschool. Fun and Educational Games and Activities for Kids.
  82. Genres Lesson Plans, Activities, and Free PowerPoint Presentations. Interesting set of links to teach children about different genres.
  83. **Grade 1 Central**. Wonderful site that is full of resources. Its the place to find lesson plans, teaching ideas and resources for the Grade One curriculum.
  84. Grammar Gorillas. Our friends, the Grammar Gorillas, need help identifying parts of speech. If you click on the right word in the sentence, our friends get a banana. And you know, a gorilla with a banana is a gorilla with appeal.
  85. Great K-3 SMARTboard Sites. Wonderful set of resources with activities to use SMARTboards in the classroom.
  86. Great Websites for Kids. Huge collection of links selected by the American Library Association.
  87. Harold and the Purple Crayon. This all-time popular picture books has been enjoyed by generations of children, now you can draw just like Harold did! Requires Shockwave.
  88. Holiday Zone. Here's a site that offers seasonal and holiday educational resources for teachers and parents of young learners
  89. How Did Johnny Appleseed Help the Pioneers Move West? Lesson. This is a formally written lesson with 2 objectives: 1. recognize the pioneer John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed. 2. understand how Johnny Appleseed helped the early pioneers who were moving westward to start new homes and farms.
  90. How Strawberries Came into the World Lesson. A complete lesson with 3 objectives: 1. listen to a Cherokee tale and discuss the lesson of respect of people and nature in this legend. 2. learn about the Indian's appreciation of natural resources. 3. learn about the life of the Cherokee Indian people including clothing, housing, and natural environment.
  91. Human Body, Human Body Information, Facts, News, Photos (National Geographic). Great resources for health and biology lessons.
  92. Hummingbird Educational Resources. Lesson Plans for Preschool-Kindergarten Educators - includes free printables and interactive books.
  93. Information & Technology Literacy: Kindergarten (CESA 12). This page contains information to help teachers incorporate information and technology literacy skills in their daily curriculum. Here you will find sample curriculum resources specific to Kindergarten student. We hope to have many teachers contributing work to this site.
  94. Internet Library For Librarians. This is a portal designed for Librarians to locate internet resources related to their profession.
  95. Information Challenge. This is a "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" style game about information and technology literacy skills.
  96. Information Power. From the American Library Association, this Website looks at the many ways Library Media Centers provide important support to increase student achievement.
  97. Information Skills Instruction. Great site, includes links for Learning and Teaching, Information Access, Program Administration, Technology, and MORE!
  98. Internet Library For Librarians. A Portal Designed for Librarians to Locate Internet Resources Related to Their Profession. A Popular Information Resource Site for Librarians Since 1994.
  99. Internet Public Library. A public service organization and a learning/teaching environment founded at the University of Michigan School of Information and hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology.
  100. Johnny Appleseed Lesson Plan. Here's a complete, formal lesson plan about the legend of Johnny Appleseed and the history behind it. There are 2 instructional objectives: 1. Without prompts, the students will be able to piece together a Johnny Appleseed Time Line with one hundred percent accuracy. 2. Using the story of Johnny Appleseed, the students will fill in the blanks of at least eight of ten facts about Johnny Appleseed and apples.
  101. Journey North. This collaborative site engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. K-12 students share their own field observations with classmates across North America.
  102. Learn to Draw With Billy Bear. Learn How to Draw with Billy Bear - A Project 4 Kids and their Family.
  103. K-12 Themes for Classrooms. From EdTech - here are resources to support common education themes used in classrooms. For each theme, resources are provided for: Research/Informational Sites, Online Activities, and Offline Activities.
  104. **K-12 Lesson Ideas for Literature**. You’ve found a book you like but you’d like more ideas about how to use it with your students. Locate ideas for teaching with picture books by simply searching this index. Teachers will learn about books and websites that contain useful teaching suggestions related to books for children and young adults, and the creators of those books.
  105. Kids Links. From the Morton Grove Library - great set of online resources that have been carefully selected for children.
  106. KidsClick! Here's a Web search created and organized by librarians. Topics are listed alphabetically or by the Dewey Decimal System.
  107. Kindergarten Curricular Links. Excellent set of resources created and maintained by Sun Prairie Area School District.
  108. Kindergarten Internet, Lesson Plans and Webquest Sites. A great set of resources to Web sites that support most any topic you can imagine.
  109. KinderKorner. Useful site, features a "box of the week" with activities, units and many ideas to use in your classroom.
  110. Kidspiration: Kindergarten. Kidspiration, a children's version of the popular Inspiration Graphical Organizer software, can be a powerful tool. Here are some activities to help Kindergarteners get the most of it.
  111. Kindergarten Language Arts Links. A great set of links for creative ideas and lessons to teach language arts. It includes activities and lessons for Kindergarteners, First Graders, and Second Graders (Utah Education Network).
  112. Kindergarten Lessons. Another fun set of lessons, covering most any topic that you can think of sharing with Kindergarteners. This is a well-organized site with lots of ideas.
  113. Kindergarten Lesson Plans. From Core Knowledge, here's a variety of lesson plan links across the curriculum.
  114. Kindergarten Library Information Skills. This is a list of Library Information Skills which are taught at Dixie Elementary Magnet School. If the skills are underlined like hypertext, there is a corresponding lesson plan you can link to. Click on the grade level to go to the skills for that level. Its a wonderful set of resources.
  115. Kindergarten Library Lesson Plans. Here is a set of activities for an entire school year - not complete lessons, but ideas for lessons along with a corresponding story to share.
  116. Kindergarten Library Lessons. Good site that describes itself as: "Good Books, Great Authors and Weblinks for Library Skills."
  117. Kindergarten Library Lessons: Weekly. Great site, 35 weeks of activities and links to short lesson plans that include objectives and vocabulary terms.
  118. Kindergarten Links for Teachers. Good set of links to support classroom learning.
  119. Kindergarten Literacy and Math. Here are some good online resources to help teachers use the Internet effectively in the class. This site organizes links by different common topics (Internet4Classrooms).
  120. Kindergarten Procedures and Care of Materials. This is a short listing of how they work with Kindergarten students in Eau Claire's schools. Some good ideas here.
  121. Kindergarten Math Lessons - lessons, activities, worksheets and more
  122. Kindergarten Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Kids. Here is a great collection of resources that get everybody involved in the education of children.
  123. Kindergarten Teacher. Here's a comprehensive and organized collection of Websites that will be useful to those who teach or intend to teach kindergarten.
  124. Kindergarten Web Site...ings of the Day. Explore these sites for resources and lesson plans for the junior and senior Kindergarten classroom.
  125. KinderNature: A Resource For Childhood Educators brought to you by Story County Conservation. This we was created to help early childcare educators, care givers, and parents to incorporate nature in their curriculums and lives. All the activities were reviewed for age appropriateness and the multiple intelligences.
  126. Kindergarten - Second Grade Favorite Authors and Illustrators. To find out more about these popular authors and illustrators and for lots of fun activities about some of your favorite characters, visit this web sites.
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  128. Kindergarten - Second Grade Handbook of Assessment Tools. This is a set of downloadable, printable .pdf files that identifies key issues in assessing learning in early primary students.
  129. Lesson Plan Library: K-5. Organized by different topics, these lessons can be modified to suit different age groups (discoveryschool.com).
  130. Lesson Plan Links. From Educational Technology Training Institute - nice collection of resources.
  131. Lesson Plan Resources. This is a list of suggested educational databases to use that can enrich your classroom curriculum.
  132. Leveled Books Database. This interactive database allows you to search for books that have been leveled using either the Reading Recovery or Guided Reading methodologies.
  133. Leveled Books Database: Accelerated Reader. Here's a searchable database for guided reading.
  134. Leveled Books Database: Reading Recovery. Now you can search thousands of books leveled for guided reading,
    Reading Recovery, and Accelerated Reader.
  135. Leveled Books Lists. Teachers, with the help of Karon Reese (TOSA support), have compiled a list of books leveled by grade and Reading Recovery level. These are books that can be found in most school and public libraries.
  136. Library Cataloging and Classification Resources. This page includes information on cataloging, classification and library automation, as well as links to related periodicals. This page is part of the School Libraries page. The ISLMC is a meta-site for librarians, teachers, parents and students.
  137. Library Instruction.Com: Resources for Library Instruction. This site contains library instruction lesson plans, articles about library instruction, a large library instruction bibliography, and links to library instruction resources. This site also includes material relating to information literacy.
  138. Librarians' Internet Index. A publicly-funded website and weekly newsletter serving California, Washington state, the nation, and the world. Every Thursday morning they send out a free newsletter, New This Week, which features dozens of high-quality websites carefully selected, described, and organized by our team of librarians. Topics include current events and issues, holidays and seasons, helpful tools for information users, human interest, and more.
  139. Literacy Activities. From the Center for Learning and Literacy, presents ideas on how to help kids develop Language Arts skills.
  140. Literacy Games. Great set of links for interactive sites that are designed to teach literacy skills to pre-Kindergarteners to 6-graders.
  141. Literacy Websites, 4-11 Year Olds. From the BBC, these animated games build reading skills.
  142. KidSites.com: The Best Kid Sites on the Web. KidSites is the leading guide to the best in kids' web sites.
  143. Library Skills Games and Review. From St. Joseph School Library, a large collection of library related activities.
  144. Making Multicultural Connections Through Trade Books. This site focuses on multicultural tradebooks for elementary aged children. These books were selected because they represent a specific culture and its traditions, history, folktales, or current peoples.
  145. Math Teacher's Toolkit. Here are some great resources to teach and demonstrate math concepts.
  146. Mid-continent for Education and Learning (McREL), Content Knowledge Standards and Benchmark Database. McREL offers practical, research-based solutions for teachers, principals, superintendents and trainers.
  147. Multicultural Picture Books for Today's Children. This listing reflects the great diversity of children and their families in the United States and around the world.
  148. Name The Genre. Here's a fun, interactive site that challenges children to read books and classify them by genre.
  149. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives. Organized by general grade level, here are some interactive sites that use game-style presentations to teach and review basic math concepts.
  150. Online Books Page. This site listing over 25,000 free books on the Web.
  151. Online Resources for School Librarians. This collection of online resources has been selected and made available as a way of assisting school librarians to make effective use of the vast resources of the Internet and World Wide Web.
  152. Online Stories. From Alta Murrieta Elementary School in California, this is set of links to stories for kids, all organized alphabetically.
  153. Paint.net. This is a free image and photo editing application that can replace MS Paint that comes with the Windows operating system. To run it, you must have Windows XP, Windows 2000, or Server 2003. It has a great advantage over the original Paint because it gives the user the ability to use layers.
  154. Paper Toys: Paper Cut-Outs & Models. Here's a site full of paper toys, cut-outs and models for kids and grownups to print out and build.
  155. Parts of a Book. This fun interactive page helps kids review the parts of a book. Just type the answer to the question in the white box. Click on "Check My Answer" to see if you are right. If you get the wrong answer click on "Try Again" to start over.
  156. Parts of a Book: Quia. This site reviews the parts of a book with a Matching game, Flashcards (Java / non-Java), Concentration game, and Word Search.
  157. PBS Teachers. Looking for ways to use public television's education-themed programing to support your classroom? This site is a great place to start.
  158. Picturing Books. This Website is all about picture books.
  159. Picture Books: Multicultural Lesson Plans. Using multicultural picture books, students will work with transferring themes from the books to current life and learn about other cultures.
  160. Picture Dictionary With Links. From Little Explorers, this site presents teaching resources and lesson ideas for over 2,000 illustrated dictionary entries (scroll down). There are also links for other online resources for different age groups.
  161. PowerPoint Games. Here are some downloadable templates to create games like Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Million, 20 Questions, and more.
  162. Pre-Kindergarten to 3rd-Grade Language Arts. Links to ideas, activities, and lessons.
  163. Pre-Kindergarten to 3rd-Grade Math. Links to ideas, activities, and lessons.
  164. Pre-Kindergarten to 3rd-Grade Social Studies. Links to ideas, activities, and lessons.
  165. Pre-Kindergarten to 3rd-Grade Science. Links to ideas, activities, and lessons.
  166. PrimaryGames.com: The Fun Place to Learn! Fun site for elementary kids that features educational games, printable coloring pages, holiday activities, free musical postcards, crafts, puzzles, and more!
  167. Printable Crafts for Kids. This site features a variety of fun, printable children's crafts, coloring pages and more including projects for holidays, educational themes and some of our children's favorite cartoon characters.
  168. Pronouncing Dictionary of Author's Names. This dictionary is the collaborative work of the members of the LM_NET library listserv. Authors are presented in alphabetical order, with an example of their work for extra identification.
  169. Public Domain Music. Music and lyrics published in 1922 or earlier are in the Public Domain in the United States. No one can claim ownership of a song in the public domain, therefore public domain songs may be used by anyone. Sound recordings, however, are protected separately from musical compositions.
  170. Puzzlemaker. This is a great puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists.
  171. RAMP to Reading Resources. Richmond Public Schools invites you to take our RAMP to reading resources on the Internet! There are many links to reading and literacy resources for teachers as well as for students and parents.
  172. Read, Write, Think. Great site - K-12 lessons by Title, Grade, or Date by clicking on the appropriate header. Inlcudes standards, Web resources, and student materials.
  173. Read Along Stories & Songs. Enjoy reading and singing along to these fun, animated stories!
  174. Reading Skills Development: Teachers Guide. Language, Listening and Writing Skills contribute to the development of reading readiness. There are also other skills and abilities which must be developed along the way.
  175. Ready to Read. The King County Library maintains an excellent set of resources to help parents and teachers get children ready to read.
  176. Ricochet's Listing of Books, Authors, Illustrators and Film Adaptations of Children's Literature. This library offers the reader a series of identification sheets about books, authors, illustrators and film adaptations of children's and young people's literature.
  177. Recommended Readings for Kindergarten. Great suggestions, links are provided to authors' home pages or to character pages where available.
  178. Resources, Lesson Plans and Activities: An Internet Hotlist on Kindergarten. Hop on board for an hour of exploration and sharing of exemplary web sites, thematic units and classroom organization ideas to kick-start your school year.
  179. Rhyme Time -- Rhyming Lesson Plan, Words, Writing, Phonics, Teaching Worksheet. After doing a read aloud of a rhyming picture book, students will learn how to identify, say and write rhyming words by engaging in rhyming exercises and matching rhyming cards during independent work.
  180. Scholastic Kids. Resources about characters, great books, lots of games, and links to other good Websites.
  181. School-Libraries.org. This collection of online resources has been selected and made available as a way of assisting school librarians to make effective use of the vast resources of the Internet and World Wide Web. Includes links for: General Librarian Resources, Curriculum and Technology Planning Links, Books, Book Reviews and Reading Resources, Learning and Teaching With the Web, Web Gateways to Information, Information Literacy and Library Skills and Professional Educational Associations and Organizations.
  182. School Library Media Day. School library media specialists need to promote public awareness of the central role which library media programs play in the education of children and young adults. Plan to celebrate School Library Media Day (SLMD) on the Wednesday of National Library Week or some other day during the week. National Library Week theme is Log On@the Library.
  183. Second Grade Internet, Lesson Plans and Webquest Sites. A great set of resources to Web sites that support most any topic you can imagine.
  184. Second Grade Lesson Plans. From Core Knowledge, here's a variety of lesson plan links across the curriculum.
  185. Second Grade Lessons. Great site - short "thumbnail" lesson plans on a variety of important library media skills that are used in first grade.
  186. Second Grade Lessons. Wonderful site with a variety of links to lessons and activities about a variety of topics and subjects taught to first graders (M. Kunimitsu).
  187. Second Grade Library Information Skills. Some great ideas, activities, and links to help teach library skills.
  188. Second Grade Library Lesson Plans. Great site, monthly themes for activities and lessons with links to some additional resources for some of the topics.
  189. Second Grade Library Lesson Plans. Wonderful site, 35 weeks of activities and links to short lesson plans that include objectives and vocabulary terms (dellutri.com).
  190. Seussville. Great interactive site - anything Dr. Suess! At the entry page, there are links for high-bandwidth (broadband) and low-bandwidth (dial-up) versions.
  191. Sing-Along Songs: Midis and Lyrics. Everything in your environment may have some impact on your health. Yes, that even includes music -- music is an important part of our "environment".
  192. S.O.S. for Information Literacy. A virtual idea factory for teaching information and technology literacy skills.
  193. Starfall: Where Children Have Fun Learning to Read. Teachers around the country are using Starfall materials as an inexpensive way to make the classroom more fun and to inspire a love of reading and writing. Primarily designed for first grade, this site is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade.
  194. Storybook Shelf of Animated Stories. From Panda Bear's Playhouse, here is a collection to share with children.
  195. Storybook Web. This website contains a captivating collection of activities for children aged 5-8 years. The site is based on popular children's stories by authors Scoular Anderson, Debi Gliori, Mairi Hedderwick and Frank Rodgers.
  196. StoryPlace: The Children's Digital Library. Great collection of stories and activities for children.
  197. Storytime Online. A streaming video website that features celebrity actors reading children's books aloud. A program of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.
  198. Stump the Bookseller. Have you forgotten the title of your favorite children's book? This is a service to help solve your book mysteries. Submit your memory here, and see if anyone else remembers your book memory, or better yet, knows the title and author!
  199. Super 3: #1-Plan, #2-Do, #3-Review. Here is a simplified version of the Big6 Information Problem Solving Skills designed for young children (K-2).
  200. Teaching Heart. Scroll down for some great downloadable, printable resources to use with some great picture books.
  201. Teacher Helpers - Themes and Unit activities, resources, 4 Blocks Framework links, teacher web pages and more.
  202. Teaching Ideas for Primary Teachers. Good site with lessons in each subject area . Easy lesson format containing descriptions with age range.
  203. Teaching Resources, Ideas, Lesson Plans, and Tools for Teachers Grades PreK-12. From Scholastic.com - scroll down for the section Teaching Ideas by Grade and click on appropriate age group (PreK-K, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
  204. Teaching With The Web: Kindergarten - Second Grade. A set of links with ideas, activities, and lessons to incorporate the Internet into lessons.
  205. ThinkFinity: Verizon Foundation. An vast collection of free resources for teachers, famillies, home-schoolers, and even students.
  206. We Learn Our ABC's Lesson. This is a Media Center lesson. The children attend Library class for 30 min. each week. They learn the letters of the alphabet as well as learn to recognize words and objects that begin with those letters. They also learn how the library is organized.
  207. Weaving The Internet Through Your Elementary Literacy Curriculum. Enhancing and extending literature Lessons with technology, this site includes great ideas and a large number of links to help.
  208. Web Scavenger Hunts for Elementary Education. A large collection of links to online scavenger hunts integrating different subject areas.
  209. Webquests. A WebQuest are an inquiry-oriented activity in which some or all of the information that learners interact with comes from the Internet. They engage students in authentic learning by requiring them to solve a real-life problem. Here are some Webquests for Kindergarten through middle school students.
  210. Weed of the Month Archive: Sunlink. Introducing a new weeding subject area each month from September 1997 to December 2005, a table shows the different topics covered by Weed of the Month by the primary Dewey classification.
  211. Word Central. Check out all the great stuff here. There's a Student Dictionary, a Build Your Own Dictionary, Daily Buzzwords, and MORE.
  212. Word Dice. Write your own words on these online virtual dice.