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Homework Alabama
Homework Help
Online help with homework.
http://www.homeworkalabama.org

Alabama Virtual Library
Alabama Virtual Library
The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. When you go to this site, choose the Age Group Elementary to find resources that are helpful for your elementary students.  Available here are encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs and other resources that are age appropriate.

http://www.avl.lib.al.us

Teacher Resources
Copyright Information
http://copyright.gov/

Copyright Information
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/copyrightmystery/

E-Learning Alabama

Online Professional Development for Educators


http://http://elearning.alsde.edu/

3-5 Library Media Handbook
3-5 Library Media Handbook
https://mcpss-my.sharepoint.com/personal/smmaples_mcpss_com/_layouts/15/WopiFrame.aspx?sourcedoc=%7BCCAF1301-43F2-4536-9B24-A1122E52C941%7D&file=McDavid-Jones3-5%20LMC%20Policy%20Manual.doc&action=default

MCPSS Library Media Handbook
MCPSS Library Media Handbook
https://mcpss.sharepoint.com/sites/librarymedia/Shared%20Documents/MCPSS%20Library%20Media%20Handbook%202014%20REVISED%20FINAL%20COPY%20August%202014.pdf

Destiny 3-5
Destiny 3-5 McDavid-Jones
https://mcpss.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?site=191&context=saas03_0139762

Destiny K-2
K-2 Destiny
https://mcpss.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?site=153&context=saas03_0139762

K-2 Library Media Handbook
K-2 Library Media Handbook -
https://mcpss-my.sharepoint.com/personal/vshirah_mcpss_com/_layouts/15/WopiFrame.aspx?sourcedoc=%7BD1A0E607-4E13-4011-A6F6-F1EB764C0F2D%7D&file=McD-JonesK-2%20LMC%20Policy%20Manual.doc&action=default

Student Reference and Digital Resources
Alabama Virtual Library
http://avl.lib.al.us

Discovery Education
https://mcpss.discoveryeducation.com/public:session/login?next=http%3A%2F%2Fmcpss%2Ediscoveryeducation%2Ecom

Big Universe
http://www.biguniverse.com/signin

Renaissance Learning--AR

Students can only take quzzes at school.

http://hosted240.renlearn.com/79853/

Learning.com

Great website purchased for MCPSS students which teaches computer skills, such as keyboarding, word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, etc.

https://login.learning.com/

AR Book Find

Great source to check out whether or not your personal books are AR.

http://www.arbookfind.com/UserType.aspx

Moby Max
https://www.mobymax.com/signin

Lumio Education
https://web.lumioeducation.com/app/signin.html

IXL

Math, Science and Language Arts website purchased for McDavid-Jones Students.

https://www.ixl.com/

World Almanac For Kids

A website filled with all kinds of information, including:  animals, environment, inventions, nations, populations, U.S. presidents, religion, space, sports, states and U.S. history timeline.       

http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com

Kids Click

A great web site created by librarians!  This site lists over 5,000 websites for children.  Don't miss it!

http://www.KidsClick.org

Panda Central: Live Panda Cam

Who can resist a baby panda live?     

http://sandiegozoo.org/pandas/pandacam/

McDavid-Jones 3rd-5th Grade Library
McDavid-Jones 3rd-5th Grade Media Center
http://mcdavid-jones.mce.schoolinsites.com/?PageName=%27OrganizationPage%27&OrganizationID=%2712950%27

Mobile Public Library

http://www.mobilepubliclibrary.org/

Reading
Starfall Reading
A good online program for beginning or struggling readers.
http://www.starfall.com

Classic Fairy Tales
Animation is used to retell Grimm, Andersen, and other classic fairy tales.  This site includes games and print-out coloring pages.
http://http://www.classicfairytales.com/en/main

Destiny 3-5

Students can go to this site and access our e-books.  McDavid-Jones K-2 and 3-5 have over 600 titles.

https://mcpss.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?site=191&context=saas03_0139762

Science
Astronomy
Lots of fun activities and facts about the Solar System.
http://www.kidsastronomy.com

Nasa
When you go to this website, click on "For Students" at top of the screen--choose "age group" which is located at the left of the screen.  This will give you age-appropriate information and activites.  The site even includes games and homework help.  A fun site, even when you are not studying the Solar System.
http://www.nasa.gov

Check Your Weight on Other Planets
Ever wondered what you would weigh on Jupiter or Mars?  This site will let you know with a simple conversion calculator. 
http://www.onlineconversion.com/weight_on_other_planets.htm

K-2 AUTHORS
Arthur
Visit Arthur and his friends on this website. There are coloring pages and other activities to keep you busy at home.
http://pbskids.org/arthur

3-5 AUTHORS
Jan Brett
This popular children's author provides coloring pages, activities, crafts and much more on her exciting web page for children.
http://janbrett.com

David Adler

Author of the Cam Jansen series--a student favorite.

http://www.davidaadler.com/

Lynne Reid Banks

 

Read her latest news, her interview with herself, and see an array of photographs and videos, and you can even listen to her read from  some of her books.

http://www.lynnereidbanks.com/

Judy Blume

http://www.judyblume.com/reference/multimedia.php  click her to hear her read some of her audio books.

 

Want to know how Judy came to write her books.  It's all here.

http://www.judyblume.com/

Betsy Byars

Betsy Byars has written over sixty books for young people.  Her first published in 1962 and since then she has published regularly.  Her books have been translated into nineteen languages and she gets thousands of letters from readers in the United States and from all over the world.

http://www.betsybyars.com/

Matt Christopher

Matt Christopher is the writer young readers turn to when they’re looking for fast-paced, action-packed sports novels. He is the best-selling author of more than one hundred sports books for young readers.

http://www.mattchristopher.com/

Sharon Creech
http://www.sharoncreech.com/

Roald Dahl

Some of his best know books are Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, and The BFG.

http://www.roalddahl.com/

Kate DiCamillo

Because of Winn-Dixie is one of this author's books.

http://www.katedicamillo.com/

Mary Hahn Downing

If you like spooky books, you'll enjoy this author's books.

http://www.hmhbooks.com/features/mdh/

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