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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.
 
-- Resource
http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/ The Electronic Poetry Center Library   Library of author home pages. 
http://www.english.uiuc.edu/maps/poets.htm  Modern American Poetry  American Poets - 161 poet companion sites and an anthology of Modern American Poetry.
http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/as/Literature/amlit.black.html  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.
-- Virtual Field Trip
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
http://www.rhymezone.com/  Rhyme Zone  Rhyming Dictionary ~ Type in a word in the to find what word rhymes, its synonyms, or its definition.  
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. 
 
-- Multimedia
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.
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.
 
-- Curriculum
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)  
 
 

HOLES Unit

-- Homepage

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 wtereisenauer@yahoo.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).
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. 
 
-- Homework Help Page
 
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 
Encyclopedias:                                         
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/ 
HomeworkSpot   -   http://www.homeworkspot.com/

 

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