Horace W. Porter

Resources


Websites


Summer Reading:
http://portal.ct.gov/SDE/CTRead/Connecticut-Reads (the Governor's challenge)


Reading:
http://www.ala.org/tools/libfactsheets/alalibraryfactsheet23
http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists/ncb (list of notable children's books)


http://www.abookandahug.com/

Other Websites:
www.learner.org/jnorth/monarch/index.html (flight of the monarch butterflies)

www.abcmouse.com ($) (with some limited free access)
www.facthound.com (helps you find websites about specific topics)
www.wordcentral.com (dictionary and thesaurus, plus word games)
http://www.roomrecess.com (math, reading, word and computer keyboard games; has some advertisements)
http://www.tvokids.com (a Canadian website; a lot to choose from, coin game features Canadian coins)
www.abcya.com (teacher-created, choose from Kindergarten to Grade 5, some advertisements)


Students:

http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/graphorgan/4square/writingsquares4.asp
  (4 square)
http://www.education.com/games/
http://www.kidtopia.info/ (A Google custom search engine created by school librarians)