Online Resources K-5

Destiny

 

Destiny Online Catalog

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DATABASES

Start here for trustworthy information!

* denotes database funded by Wyoming State Library consortium (WYLD) and likely requires password when being used off TCSD property

Bookflix BookFlix * Animated books, pairing fiction and nonfiction on a shared subject. From HOME, click here to "Connect Remotely."
BrainPop BrainPOP, Jr.
BrainPOP
BrainPOP en español 
BrainPOP ELL 
Academically relevant videos for learning. Quizzes and teacher tools to extend lessons. Username and password required.
Britannica School Edition Britannica Online Encyclopedia: 
School Edition
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Easy access to encyclopedia articles and multimedia content.
culturegrams icon Culturegrams *

Culture and geography information for the world, United States, and Canada

explora Explora *

EBSCO's all new research portal designed for students in Grades K-5

Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits *

Search for magazine and newspaper articles about any topic. Recommended for grades 3-5.

National Geographic for Kids DB National Geographic Kids *

Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 content about science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space

Newsela Newsela  
Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 *

Read summaries and reviews of thousands of K-8 literature. Find read-alikes, author information, and more.

PebbleGO

PebbleGO: 
Animals, Science (includes Earth & Space), Biography, and Social Studies

*Animales in Spanish!

Basic encyclopedia articles featuring video and read-aloud features. Recommended especially for grades K-3. Username and password required.

PebbleGO Next icon

PebbleGO Next: 

States, Science, American Indian History, Social Studies, Biographies 

Tools to help students grades 3-6 take the next step in Research Skills.  Built-in reading and research tools such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting.  Username and password required.

Tumblebook Library Icon TumbleBook Library

Animated picture books, nonfiction books, chapter books and graphic novels, as well as videos from National Geographic. Username and password required.

worldbook online

Hispanic Encyclopedia

World Book Online
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World Book Kids

World Book Student
WB Advanced
WB Timeline
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Estudiantil Hallazgos (K-5)

Hispánica Saber     (6-12)

Easy access to encyclopedia articles and multimedia content

Access to K-4 World Book Kids Encyclopedia

Access to 4-8 World Book Student Encyclopedia
Access to 6-12 World Book Encyclopedia
Access to History Timeline

Access to K-5 Spanish Encyclopedia

Access to 6-12 Spanish Encyclopedia

WYLD Databases K-8 WYLD K-8 Resources *

Databases for Wyoming children provided by the state. Username and password required.

 

INFORMATIONAL AND NEWS WEBSITES

These websites may have helpful information. 

Library of Congress Icon Library of Congress Primary source documents, sound recordings, manuscripts, and more.
American History Museum Our Story
American History Museum - Smithsonian
Visit online exhibitions and examine hundreds of images, audio clips and objects from history.
PBS Learning PBS
Learning Media

Curriculum-related videos for streaming. Teachers can create an account to keep videos in "Favorites."

Wonderopolis Wonderopolis An informational site that asks and answers interesting questions about the world. Every day, a new "Wonders of the Day" question is posted.
Word Central Word Central Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary and Thesaurus for elementary students.
Wyoming Newspaper Project Wyoming Newspaper Project Search archived and digitized Wyoming newspapers.

 

KID-FRIENDLY INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES

Check each website to be sure it is Authoritative, Accurate, and Approriate for you!

Kiddle Kiddle A visual search engine for kids powered by Google, offering safe kids web, image, and video search. Results are vetted by editors.
kidrex icon KidRex A fun and safe search for kids! KidRex searches emphasize kid-related webpages from across the entire web and use Google SafeSearch™ technology.

 

         Copyright-Free Clipart, Images, Illustrations        

pics4learning icon Pics 4 Learning

Copyright-free Image library that's safe and free for education - photos and illustrations.

teepee clipart School Clipart Copyright-free Image library that's safe and free for education - photos and illustrations.

 

         Teacher Resources        

explora EBSCO Explora Teacher Resources EBSCO's all new research portal designed for Teachers to access online resources.
Lexile Framework Lexile Framework

The Lexile Framework for Reading website: use to access titles of books organized by Lexile level.

Scholastic Scholastic Book Wizard

Search for books, read-alikes, teacher lesson plans, and more. FYI, Guided Reading Levels roughly correlate to Fountas & Pinnell levels.

Wyoming Study Links Wyoming Project
Study Links

A page of links to information about Wyoming.
(see chart below)

 

 Facts about Wyoming State Flag, bird, population, goverment, LOTS from Factmaster.com
 State of Wyoming Webpage  Wyoming Travel Website - photos, info, travel
 Wyoming Quick Facts  Landforms, settlers, famous people
 About Yellowstone National Park  Information, history
 Products of Wyoming  Coal, natural gas, oil, nuclear energy
 Fossil Butte National Monument  
 LandForms picture gallery  
 Buffalo Bill Cody Official Buffalo Bill Museum Website, Cody, WY
 Wyoming Info and Maps  From Enchanted Learning.com 
 Fish and Wildlife Picture Gallery  
 Pics4Learning.com  
Animal Picture Search type your animal in the Search Box
Birds of Wyoming  
Animals of Wyoming  
Animal Diversity Web  Type in your animal or plant, then click on the common name
Wyoming Dinosaurs  
Tails from the Tetons electronic field trip
Wyoming for Kids  

 

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