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Poetry Project-- Data Collection
http://www.shadowpoetry.com/index.html Shadow Poetry.com Types of Poetry, all examples were provided by the members of Shadow Poetry. http://eir.library.utoronto.ca/rpo/display/index.cfm Representative Poetry Online Collection of representative poetry online. Includes a timeline, calendar, poems, and much more. www.manson88.freeserve.co.uk/Linkspoet.htm Freebase Accordion A collection of links to individual poets' WebPages.
Modern American Poetry American Poets - 161 poet companion sites and an anthology of Modern American Poetry.-- Virtual Field Trip The Electronic Poetry Center Library Library of author home pages.
Keele Univ.- American Literature / Writing Black African American Authors - Literature and history written by and on African Americans.
http://www.ipl.org/div/natam/ IPL - Native American Authors Native North American Poets - Published works, biographical information, and links to interviews, online texts and tribal websites.
http://www.poets.org/exh/aplseed/index.html American Poetry & Literacy (APL) Project and the Academy of American Poets The Great Appleseed Giveaway - Follow Andrew to 30 different locations as he travels across America sharing and giving away 100,000 free books of poetry in large cities and small towns along the way.-- Electronic Reference
Rhyme Zone Rhyming Dictionary ~ Type in a word in the to find what word rhymes, its synonyms, or its definition.-- Multimedia
http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/poemiddle.htm Poetry for Upper Elementary Students / James Madison University Electronic Library ~ Poetry e-text selections for your reading enjoyment.
http://www.english.upenn.edu/~afilreis/88/poetic-terms.html Poetic Terms - Penn. Univ. Common Poetic Terms ~ Definitions and poetic reference.
http://www.poeticbyway.com/glossary.html Glossary of Poetic Terms from BOB'S BYWAY Glossary of Poetic Terms Phonetic pronunciation, cross references, definitions, examples, poetic quotations, and writers' guidelines.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/listenandwrite/home.htm BBC - Rap Realm Listen to a Rapper sing a poem and then write a rap poem of your own.-- Curriculum
http://www.counterbalancepoetry.org/marieponsot.htm Marie Ponsot at Univ. of Washington in Seattle Listen to Ms. Ponsot read her poems at the University of Washington in Seattle on March 6, 2001.
http://www.poetryteachers.com/poetrytheater/theater.html Poetry Teachers.com - Poetry Theater Your group can perform a poetry play, then write your own.-- Publications
http://www.merlynspen.com/ Merlyn's Pen-Fiction, Essays, and Poems by America's Teens Explore the opportunities for future careers, writing services available, and college writing programs. Read and enjoy peer writing.
Health Care Research
http://alpha.furman.edu/~snyder/careers/careerlist.html Links to Many Specific Career Descriptions This is an alphabetical listing. All occupations involving health (medical or veterinary) are clustered together and may be accessed by clicking here or on "Medical and Health Occupations," under the letter "M." http://healthcarejobs.org/toc.htm Health Care Careers & Jobs will help you explore high growth health care occupations. http://healthcarejobs.org/#Health%20Care%20Projected%20Employment%20Increases Health Care Careers & Jobs, a career center for exploring health care services occupations or for those who are actively pursuing employment. You will find a tremendous amount of succinct information and resources that you can use to explore lucrative and fast growing careers in the health care industry. http://stats.bls.gov/ The US Dept. of Labor provides a career database which provides information about demographics and career information. http://www.healthcaresource.com/ Healthcare Source.com With over 20,000 unique jobs and hundreds of new postings daily, HealthcareSource.com is one of America's largest, most effective job sites on the Internet today.
http://www.healthcarejobstore.com/ Healthcare Jobs Nationwide! Find Health Care Jobs - including Nurse, Pharmacist, Physician, Mammographer, Social Worker & More
.http://www.healthcarejobstore.com/hb_cfmfiles/salary/index.cfm Salary Information & Salary Survey Healthcare Jobs Nationwide!
http://jobstar.org/tools/salary/sal-prof.htm Jobstar Central lists salary information for many professions including the medical field.
ABC Autobiography--"The Day I Was Born Student Instructions"
Acknowledgements for use of "The Day I was Born" WebSite given to Elise Johnson, Passow Elementary School. http://students.ed.uiuc.edu/ejohnsn2/projsheet.html (Research Information) http://students.ed.uiuc.edu/ejohnsn2/studentsheet.html (Student Answer sheet)
http://www.carr.org/read/newbery.htm Newbery Award winning information. HOLES, by Louis Sachar was the winner in 1998. http://www.movie-list.com/ Movie-List- Movies Trailers located at this site. HOLES movie trailer credited to this site. http://www.auschron.com/issues/vol18/issue26/books.sachar.html Louis Sachar: Top of His Class by Barbara Strickland http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/results.asp?ATH=sachar&userid=2WAXDVYAWC Barnes and Noble, images of book covers gathered from this site. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-form/103-9361070-8381467 Amazon.com, images of book covers gathered from this site.
-- Camp Greenlake, Texas
http://www.lsjunction.com/ Lone Star Junction, a Texas history resource provided for the benefit of both Texans and "foreigners" alike. State symbols. http://www.netstate.com/states/intro/tx_intro.htm NETSTATE.COM Online information about all 50 states. http://www.maps.com/learn/games/ Maps.com Online Map Games - From Alienz! for children to Super Quiz for geography professionals, the Maps.com games area has something to offer for just about everyone. http://www.maps.com/learn/games/usapuz.html Jigsaw Puzzle - Flash
-- Stanley Yelnat's Inventions
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_invent_hunt1.shtml Education World, teacher resources, Inventors and Inventions scavenger hunt, intermediate level. http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_invent_hunt2.shtml Education World, teacher resources, Inventors and Inventions scavenger hunt, iadvanced level. http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/ereisenauer/shunt.htm Scavenger Hunt, Courtesy of Mrs. Reisenauer email@example.com of A.L. Burruss Elementary Marietta, Georgia
-- Yellow Spotted Lizard
http://netvet.wustl.edu/reptiles.htm Electronic Zoo / Net Vet - Reptile Page Links to important information and facts about reptiles of all types. http://aerg.canberra.edu.au/ Herpetology Photographs, snake facts and information. http://www.petplace.com/Articles/artShow.asp?artID=4387 Lizard Facts Pet Center - including Lizards. http://www.einsteins-emporium.com/life/reptiles/lr000.htm Reptiles: Snakes and Lizards Important facts and information. http://rol.freenet.columbus.oh.us/snakes.html Snakes, Lizards, Turtles Photographs, important facts and information. http://www.geo-outdoors.info/listed_by_state.htm Poisonous Reptiles Listed by State The Geo-Outdoors Organization. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/nature/wild/reptiles/thlizard.htm Texas Horned Lizard Texas parks and wildlife facts sheet . http://www.hornedlizards.org/ Horned Lizard Conservation Society General information and research.
http://sevilleta.unm.edu/data/species/reptile/socorro/profile/texas-horned-lizard.html General Texas Horned Lizard Information Physical characteristics, habitat, range
http://www.rice.edu/armadillo/Mlist/archivemay98/msg00169.html Volunteers Shed Light on Horned Lizard People tracking the horned lizard.
http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~iffp475/phrynos_html/cornutum.html#top University of Texas Department of Zoology Natural History and Conservation.
http://www.discovery.com/exp/lizards/low_horned.html Discovery Channel Cool picture of a Texas Horned Lizard shooting blood.
http://allaboutfrogs.org/weird/strange/hrnytoad.html The Toad that's not a Frog Information about natural defenses.
http://agweek.tamu.edu/agweek99/wildlife/lizard.html Texas Safari Texas A & M adds Information about The Texas State Reptile.
http://www.i5ive.com/article.cfm/animals_amazing_facts/70617Amazing Animal Facts Find out about blood-shooting Eyes.
http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/HH/tdhyk.html The Handbook of Texas Information about the Lizards of Texas.
http://www.zo.utexas.edu/research/txherps/ Herps of Texas Information about Texas Reptiles.
http://school.discovery.com/homeworkhelp/worldbook/atozscience/h/262900.html A to Z Science Horned Lizard basics.
http://www.geobop.com/World/NA/US/TX/Reptile.htm Texas State Reptile, The Texas Horned Lizard.
-- Zero's Math
http://www.harcourtschool.com/glossary/math2/index_temp.html Multimedia Math Glossary - Mathematical terms / grades 1-6 / by Harcourt School Publishers. http://www.math.com/school/glossary/glossindex.html The World of Math Online - Math.com http://library.thinkquest.org/J0113061/math.htm Zero's Math Problems by: 2001 ThinkQuest Jr. Entry http://www.ams.org/careers/ Mathematical Sciences and Career Information, The American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics are dedicated to providing career information and services to the mathematics community. This joint project is funded in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and is part of the Sloan Career Cornerstone Series. http://www.maa.org/careers/index.html The Mathematical Association of America, The authors of these essays describe a wide variety of careers for which a background in the mathematical sciences is useful.
-- Peaches and Onions
http://ri.essortment.com/garlichealthon_rfzf.htm PageWise, Inc. Health benefits of garlic, onions and peppers. http://www.gardensablaze.com/VegOnion.htm Gardens Ablaze, onions - Medicinal properties of onions. http://www.pastrywiz.com/archive/category/peach.htm PastryWiz Recipe Archive - At the PastryWiz Food Resource Center you will find 1000's of pages of food related information both for the professional and the consumer.
http://southernfood.about.com/library/weekly/aa071198.htm Southern U.S. Cuisine – Information about canning, drying, and freezing peaches along with many, many recipes.
http://members.amaonline.com/nrogers/Kitchen/peachrecipes.htm Annie's Simple and Easy Peach Recipes http://www.ncagr.com/markets/commodit/horticul/peaches/index.htm North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services http://pages.prodigy.net/pwolfe/peachrecipes.htm Delicious Peach Recipes http://gonewengland.about.com/library/weekly/aa081601a.htm Peach Recipes from New England http://www.texaspeaches.com/recipes.html Peach Recipes for Texas Hill Country Peaches http://www.lyndfruitfarm.com/peach.htm Lynd Fruit Farm, Pataskala, Ohio - Peach Recipes http://www.lymanorchards.com/or/recipe-peach.htm Lyman Orchards - of Connecticut - Peach Recipes.
Student Scavenger Hunts
http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/aapple/chocshunt.htm Chocolate Hunt Student questions with links to find answers at Hershey's. http://www.hersheys.com/tour/pic_text/stop_1.htm Hershey's Chocolate Factory Tour http://peoria.k12.il.us/shwhite/ChocoHistorySH.html History of Chocolate Student questions with link to The History of Chocolate Website. http://www.mce.k12tn.net/chocolate/history/name.htm The History of Chocolate Website http://peoria.k12.il.us/merlins_castle/ChocSH.html A Shortage of Chocolate!!! Student questions with link to Chocolate and the Rainforest Website. http://sciencebulletins.amnh.org/biobulletin/biobulletin/story688.html BioBulletin Chocolate and the Rainforest
Homepage / Parent Connection Pages
http://www.nde.state.nv.us/sca/standards/standardsfiles/ela/elacont.html / Nevada English Language Arts Standards Nevada Dept. of Education Curriculum Standards - (Language).-- Homework Help Page
http://www.nde.state.nv.us/sca/standards/standardsfiles/comp/compcont.html / Nevada Computer and Technology Education Standards Nevada Technology Standards (K-12). http://cnets.iste.org/students/s_stands.html / National Educational Technology Standards for Students ISTE:NETS Technology Foundation Standards for Students.
http://cnets.iste.org/teachers/t_stands.html / National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers ISTE:NETS Educational Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for all Teachers.
http://www.edhelper.com/ / ED.Helper.com Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans & WebQuests - Math Writing - Reading - Science - Social Studies and Technology Lesson Plans.
http://teachers.teach-nology.com/web_tools/rubrics/ / Rubric, Teacher Rubric Makers Custom make your own Rubrics to fit the needs of your curricular area.
http://nvsla.org/marcopolo/languageartsgrade.htm#7thgrade / Marco Polo Lesson Plans Marco Polo site aligns all of its lesson plans with Nevada State Standards in all curricular areas. Technology lessons are integrated into the curriculum (standards are listed).
http://webquest.sdsu.edu/ / Web Quests This site is hosted by San Diego State University- Ed. Tech. Dept. There are many examples of Web Quests that can be applied to the curriculum. http://www.pershing.k12.nv.us/schools.htm / Pershing County School District website address. http://www.pershing.k12.nv.us/USEPOLCY.pdf / PDF file at Pershing County School District with a copy of the district AUP.
http://www.google.com/ Google.com is the most comprehensive search engine on the web without all the advertisements.
http://www.ask.com/ Ask Jeeves, Inc. is a leading provider of natural language, question answering, and advanced search technologies for consumers. http://fen.com/ Family Education Network is the Web's leading source of educational content, resources, and shopping for parents, teachers, and kids.
http://www.rhymezone.com// Rhyme Zone Type in a word in the to find what word rhymes, its synonyms, or its definition. Grammar & Spelling:
Your Dictionary - http://www.yourdictionary.com/
Dictionary.com - http://dictionary.reference.com/
Fact Monster Word Wise - http://www.factmonster.com/funfacts.html
The Connected Thesaurus - http://www.lexfn.com/
American Sign Language Dictionary - http://www.signwriting.org/library/aslpict/aslpict.html Math Help:
MathWorld - http://mathworld.wolfram.com/
S.O.S. Mathematics - http://www.sosmath.com/
Ask Dr. Math - http://mathforum.com/dr.math/
NCES's Create a Graph - http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/index.asp Measurement and Conversion:
Online Conversion - http://www.onlineconversion.com/
The Everyday Metric System - http://lamar.colostate.edu/~hillger/everyday.htm
Metric Frame-of-Reference - http://lamar.colostate.edu/~hillger/frame.htm
Encyclopedia Encarta -
Fact Monster Encyclopedia - http://www.factmonster.com/encyclopedia.html
Fact Monster People (Biographies) - http://www.factmonster.com/people.html Maps, Geography & Almanacs:
The World Factbook - http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/
WorldAtlas.com - http://www.graphicmaps.com/aatlas/world.htm
National Geographic MapMachine - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/maps/
What is the capital of ...? - http://www.what-is-the-capital-of.com/
Old Farmer's Almanac - http://www.almanac.com/index.php Online Museums:
Virtual Museums Pages - http://www.graphicmaps.com/aatlas/world.htm
Smithsonian Institution - http://www.si.edu/
Library of Congress Exhibitions - http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/
National Air and Space Museum - http://www.nasm.si.edu/
B.J Pinchbeck's Homework Helper - http://school.discovery.com/homeworkhelp/bjpinchbeck/
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