November 13th, 2019

High School Resource: Types of Text

High School Resource Types of Text This web-based resource provides a factsheet, game, quiz, and worksheet to help students understand the different types of text including: descriptive, informative, instructional, and persuasive. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.6.7, RL.6.10, RL.6.11 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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November 11th, 2019

Elementary School Resource:  The Starfall Reading Program

Elementary School Resource The Starfall Reading Program This site hosts books and games that offer beginning readers the opportunity to explore and interact with words and the sounds that make up those words. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.PK.5, RF.PK.1.a, RF.PK.1.b and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, […]

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September 18th, 2018

Middle School Resource: InfoPlease

InfoPlease InfoPlease is the world’s largest free reference site. Visitors can tap into various topical menus. Each menu is supported by a selection of features, encyclopedia articles and related links. The site’s atlas serves up easy-to-read country maps showing major cities and political boundaries. Specialized almanacs include a Daily Almanac and Facts Behind the News. […]

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September 17th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Fact Monster

Fact Monster This kid-friendly site contains several cross-searchable resources, including an encyclopedia, almanac, atlas and dictionary. Fact Monster includes several sections devoted to specific subject areas, current events, and US history, interspersed with entertaining and educational games. There is also a people center, with a searchable database containing information on over 30,000 people. Related NY […]

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