Elementary School • Writing & Reports
Tips for Using DatabasesWatch short videos to learn how to use a specific database.
Writing and Citing http://hottopics.lvccld.org/writing
Confused about writing your next paper? Homework help is just a click away. You'll find information, guides to writing, live on-line tutors, and more. Don't forget to visit the "Citing" links to complete your papers.
Basic Skills & Help
Evaluating Website Content http://www.eduplace.com/kids/usingweb/index.html
Is the website a hoax or real? The links here will help you to learn to evaluate websites when doing your homework.
Study Stack http://www.studystack.com/
Create flash cards to help you study. All subject areas are covered.
How to Write a Book Report http://kids.usa.gov/articles/book-report/index.shtml
Writing a book report can be a lot of fun. It gives you a chance to read a new book and then tell your teacher and friends what you thought about it.
Slime Kids http://www.slimekids.com/
Check out this great website for middle school and elementary school-age kids with book trailers, language arts games, and much more!
Fact Monster http://www.factmonster.com/
Almanacs, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and more.
Handwriting for Kids http://www.handwritingforkids.com/handwrite/cursive/animation/lowercase.htm
Not exactly books, but here's help learning to write in cursive writing. How do you make those curvy letter? See it here!
Merriam Webster’s Word Central http://www.wordcentral.com/
Easy to use dictionary and thesaurus!
Painless Junior Grammar http://ebooks.lvccld.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=243EB0A3-1482-4AE7-A1F0-7A64AB089016
Students in third and fourth grades will value this instructive and entertaining journey to Grammar World, where kids have fun while they develop their facility in correct English usage.
Tools to Use for Reports or Papers
Bibliography Help http://www.downersgrovelibrary.org/kids/homework/bibliography_help.php
Help with citations and more!
Citation Builder http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/referencecenter/citation
Need help citing a work for your paper? This citation builder will help you build it correctly.
Essays to Write http://www.enchantedlearning.com/essay/
If you need help coming up with ideas for your essay, this is the resource for you!
Britannica Kids http://kids.britannica.com/
A-Z information from the Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids!
Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756672546&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Covers entries ranging from Abolitionist movement to Zoos.