Online Resources K-5

Last Updated: 9/17/2021 8:25 PM
Destiny

 

Destiny Online Catalog

Select your TCSD school to search for library materials at that site

DATABASES
Start here for trustworthy information!
* denotes database funded by Wyoming State Library consortium (WYLD) that requires a password if not at school

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 Britannica Online Encyclopedia: 
School Edition
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Easy access to encyclopedia articles and multimedia content.
Culturegrams Culturegrams *

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

explora Explora Primary School *

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

Gale in Context Elementary Gale in Context Elementary *

Search for magazine and newspaper articles about any topic. Recommended for grades 3-5. (Formerly Kids Infobits)

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

*en español también

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.

Search Primary Primary Search * Access the full text for popular, elementary school magazines. Additional content includes the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, images, maps and flags. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexile).
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        

Photos for Class

Photos for Class

Browse attributed, Creative Commons photos for school use. 
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

 View recommended websites & databases to study our state. 
 

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