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Need a Just Right Book?

Did You Ever Wonder....?

Check out  Wonderpolis

Google's Internet Awareness Game

Research Help

Explora - an EBSCO database search tool for Elementary Students 

(from home login with User: ns071540 Password: password)

KidRex - searches emphasize kid-related webpages from across the entire web and use Google SafeSearch™ technology.

Funk & Wagnall's  - encyclopedia

 

Interactions Between Cultures - 3rd grade

Copyright-free Pictures

Looking for copyright free images for a school project try PIXABAY

Library Media AIde

Ackerman, Dawn
Library

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Welcome to The Merrimac School Libraries

                                     
 

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Things we are inquiring about in October...

Kindergarten - Picture This!

1st Grade      - Cooperation     

2nd Grade     - Who Inspires Us

3rd Grade      - Interactions Between Cultures

4th Grade      - Societal Decision Making OPEN SPACE

5th Grade      - Ecosystems

6th Grade      - Social Media

                      See below for more info...

Open Space &Ecosystems Resources

5th Graders

Here is the survey link:

 https://goo.gl/forms/MCZATC6CA0ubNfNt2

Individualized Learning and Practice

Mobymax

     - Math; master math facts, word problems, equations, etc...

      - ELA; vocabulary, reading comprehension, etc...

Xtramath - mastering math facts

Typing/Keyboarding

     - for 3rd & 4th graders

     - for 5th & 6th graders

Students will need their user name and password or school code to access these web-based programs.

Independent Learning and Practice

INTERACTIVE SITES FOR EDUCATION 

This is a one stop page with active links to interactive sites to practice and enhance learning. It is set up in an easy to use format, with categories for Science, Social Studies, etc. 

Eureka Math practice

Kahn Academy

Sheppard software- (Geography, Soc.St. Science too.)

Broken into categories, labeled but no description of games

Mr Nussbaum - Math, Reading, Science, History; information, activities and games by grade level

 

Interested in Creating Things?

Try your hand at Coding

Codingthe basics of coding for animatiing characters in games

Scratch - animation of characters

Tynker -  animation of characters

How about art?

Picasso Head - 'Drawing' faces

National Gallery of Art 

Picture This!

Try this free program for creating visual stories -Tux Paint

Release your creativity with Susan Striker's Anti-Coloring printables

You be the illustrator! Shel Silverstein's Learning Resources - Drawing Booklets

Check out these wordless picture books-

 A Boy, a Dog and a Frog;                 Good Dog,Carl;                 Pancakes for Breakfast;                     The Snowman;                      Have you Seen My Duckling?;         Goodnight,Gorilla;             I GOT IT!

Authors whose books have great illustrations;

Eric Carle, Leo Lionni, Lois Ehlert