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Online Resources

Copyright/Fair Use Websites:

Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials
Explains fair use and use of copyright

Guidelines For Classroom Copying of Books and Periodicals
Includes guidelines of minimum standards of educational fair use.

Texas Library Association Intellectual Freedom Handbook

A handbook on practical and theoretical information on intellectual freedom, censorship, and related issues

Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers
Includes guidelines on copyright and fair use
Crash Course in Copyright
A crash course tutorial on copyright basics

Copyright for kids
Provides information and links to questions about copyright for students and parents

Law Guide for Kids

Provides information on maintaining and structuring laws

Reference/Resources websites:

IPL2
Includes a subjects collection, ready reference section and special

Librarian Links
A collection of URLs

The Researching Librarian
Helpful resources for librarians doing research

Bartleby
Includes links to the Columbia Encyclopedia, Roget’s Thesaurus, the American Heritage Dicitionary, Barttleby’s quotations, Gray’s Anatomy, the King James Bible and other excellent resources.

Merriam-Websters Atlas
Includes a collection of maps online.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesaurus
Provides a free online dictionary, thesaurus, Spanish-English and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, and word games

Do We Really Know Dewey?
Website about the Dewey Decimal System

Dewey Decimal System – A Guide to Call Numbers
Website about the Dewey Decimal Classifications

Dewey Browse
Web Sites Classified by the Dewey Decimal Classification System for Grades K-12

Curriculum/Lesson Plans Websites:

Timely Lessons & Units for All Your Teaching Needs
Includes Lessons by grade level and subject area

A to Z Teacher Stuff
A teacher-created site designed to help teachers find online resources

Lessons by Themes, Topics, Disciplines, or Era
Teacher-created, classroom-tested lesson plans using primary sources from the Library of Congress

Teachers Corner
Includes Teacher Resources and Lesson Plans

Hotchalk Lesson Plans
Over 4,000 free lesson plans by subject, recent additions, etc.

Research Websites:

Big 6: Information & Technology Skills for Student Achievement
Explains the Big6 Research process

Five Components of the I-Search Report
Explains the five Components of the I-Search Report

Purdue Online Writing Lab
Includes writing resources and instructional material and provides a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue

MLA Citation Style Examples
Includes examples of citing sources using MLA formats

Noodle Bib Express (Citation Maker MLA, APA, and Chicago Style Formats)
Helps generate citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago Style Formats

Easy Bib
Helps create works cited
Citation Machine
Helps you format your citations

Citing a Web Resource
Helps with citing web resources such as text or images

Blooms Taxonomy Websites:

Applying Blooms Taxonomy
Includes useful verbs, sample question stems, and potential activities and products in Blooms Taxonomy

Major Categories in the Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
Includes categories in the Cognitive Domain:  (with Outcome-Illustrating Verbs)

Grants and Grant Writing Websites:

Grant Writing for Teachers
Includes the latest buzz on the Grant Writing Chatboard

Grant Writing Tools for Non-Profit Organizations
Includes grant writing guides for non-profit organizations

Grant Proposal Writing
Includes websites that offer guidelines for grant proposal writing

Grant Writing Tips
Includes program planning and grant writing tips

Search for quotations electronically:

 Quoteland
Includes quotations by topic and ways to identify quotes from unknown sources

The Quotations Page
Includes over 26,000 quotations online from over 3,100 authors

Images/Pictures:

Wikimedia Commons
Includes public collection of over 2,000,000 images available for educational purposes

Pics4 Learning
Includes an index of photos, sorted by subject, available for educational purposes

Sources for Grammar Websites:

Index to Grammar and Writing Topics
Index includes 427 references to both the Guide to Grammar and Writing and Principles of Composition

Grammar Girl
Includes quick tips for better writing

Ask Ms. Grammar
Offers help with finding the answer in the Good Grammar, Good Style Archive and offers tutorial classes in using good grammar, editing, and technical writing

Math

Middle School Math Games
Includes free middle school math games

Math Play-Free Online Math Games
Provides a wide variety of fun games that students can play online

Middle School Math: 6th Grade Math and 7th Grade Math
Includes links to worksheets and quizzes for 6th and 7th grade math

Hotchalk Lesson Plans for Math

Math Problem Solving Free Worksheets
Offers free math problem solving worksheets for teachers and parents

Social Studies

Social Studies Worksheets and Games
Provides free worksheets on Ancient Civilizations, History Quizzes, Games, and Projects
Social Studies Printables
Provides worksheets on maps, timelines, presidents, world history overview

Social Studies Lessons
Provides lesson plans in different areas of social studies

Science

Science Teachers
Resource provides lesson plans, worksheets, and activities for upper elementary and middle school science teachers.

Chemistry Lessons Plans for middle school
Chemistry lesson plans cover chemical reactions, the periodic table, acids, bases, and much more.

Science Worksheets for Middle School Teachers
Provides middle school teachers with an age-appropriate starting point for building a curriculum.