LHMS Site Directory
Table of Contents

Accessing Information

Teacher Resource Sites
Research Tools

Writing Resources

Reading

Publishing Your Student's Work
Ebooks
Online Language Arts Tools
Interactive Sites

Poetry

Higher Order Thinking

Number and Number Relations

Royalty Free Music
Accessing Information
Research Tools

KidSpace - The Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/

Refdesk.com
http://www.refdesk.com

Research It!
http://www.itools.com/research-it/

Noodle Tools
http://www.noodletools.com

Ask an Expert
http://www.askanexpert.com/

KidsClick.com
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/

Kid's Search Tools
http://www.rcls.org/ksearch.htm

FactMonster.com
http://www.factmonster.com

Online Publications
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

Time Magazine for Kids
http://www.pathfinder.com/TFK/news/now/

Weekly Reader
http://www.weeklyreader.com/

Citation Machine
http://citationmachine.net/

Reading

Discovery Channel School Literature Lesson Plans
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/lit.html

Children's Literature Web Guide
http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/index.html

Absolutely Whootie Stories to Grow By
http://hazel.forest.net/whootie/default.html

Book Adventure
http://www.bookadventure.org/

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Ebooks


Bedtime Stories for Children
http://www.2020site.org/child_calendar/

Kid's Corner
http://wiredforbooks.org/kids.htm


Storybook Online Network
http://www.storybookonline.net/

Children's Storybooks Online
http://www.magickeys.com/books/

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Interactive Sites
Teacher Resource Sites


Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning
http://www.mcrel.org/standards-benchmarks

Discovery School
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/edlearn.html

ProTeacher
http://www.proteacher.com/

Schools of California Online Resources for Education
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/SCORE/cla.html

Surfnet
http://www.surfnetkids.com/

NY Times-Learning Network
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/

Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html

English@Work
http://www.beaumont-publishing.com/books/englishatwork/links.html

Other Helpful Resource/Instructional Sites:

http://www.kidskorps.org
http://www.nationalservice.org
http://www.lessonplanspage.com
http://www.eduplace.com
http://www.impactonline.org
http://www.pointsoflight.org
http://www.servenet.org
http://www.teachers.net
http://www.esu3.org/curriculum

Grant Sites:

http://www.schoolgrants.org
http://www.tgci.com
http://www.learnandserve.org
http://www.fdncenter.org
http://www.cof.org

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Writing Resources
Publishing Student's Work
Online Language Arts Tools
Poetry
Higher Order Thinking

For Parents: These sites give good information to help explain what higher order thinking in reading involves including key definitions and examples. Some sites offer practice and sample questions to help guide you in makingup questions to help your child.

http://www.rhlschool.com/reading.html

http://www.sites4teachers.com/links/redirect.php?url=http://nces.ed.gov/
nceskids/graphing/

http://www.sites4teachers.com/links/redirect.php?url=http://www.
canteach.ca/elementary/prompts.html

http://www.hishelpinschool.com/reading/ways.html#exs

http://abcteach.com/directory/reading_comprehension/middlehigh_school/
informational/


http://www.manatee.k12.fl.us/sites/elementary/palmasola/rcdownc.htm
(Sample text and comprehension practice)

For Teachers: These sites give good background information on higher
order thinking and critical thinking in the area of reading. Strategies
and practice items are also addressed. Just Read Now is a Florida
Program. Their site gives some great information concerning
reading comprehension.

http://www.justreadnow.com/strategies/index.htm

http://www.justreadnow.com/strategies/discussion.htm

http://www.justreadnow.com/strategies/qar.htm

http://emints.org

http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/readquest/strat/

http://home.t-online.de/home/kfmaas/read_step.html

http://home.t-online.de/home/kfmaas/readstr.html

http://www.rhlschool.com/reading.html

http://abcteach.com/directory/reading_comprehension/middlehigh_
school/informational/

http://www.rubrics4teachers.com/ (Rubric maker – very cool!)


Number and Number Relations (Number Sense)


http://mathforum.org


http://mathforum.org/library/problems/mathfundamentals.html
For parents, students, and teachers:
Problem of the weeks, math forums, lesson plans, activities, tools, math
explanations, etc.

http://www.coe.louisiana.edu/pds/resources/lesson/elementary.htm
Lesson plans for teachers

http://kapalama.ksbe.edu/elementary/resource/math.html
For Suzanne to model our web page from

http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dgwhite/mathandtech.html
Technology ideas for teacher with math

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/mathline/concepts/moremathconcepts
subjects.shtm#2

Site for teachers with lesson plans and activities; also has technology
lessons with math

http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games.html
Great site for students – fun math games – good for computer lab also

http://illuminations.nctm.org/reflections/prek2/E_NumberSense/
Explanation of how students develop number sense

http://score.kings.k12.ca.us/number.sense.html
Great source of lessons for teachers – even has technology links

http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/topic_t_1.html
Great Games for kids to play online!!!!