5th to 8th Grade Resources

Various free websites that offer a wealth of Reference Resources including dictionaries, encyclopedias and much more!

  1. Internet Public Library is one of the best resources out there. You can search by subject, newspapers, magazines and special collections. Having trouble finding what you need? Use their Ask a Librarian service!
  2. NatGeo Education (beta) provides educational programs and resources for schools and home.    
  3. Purdue OWL is an online writing lab is on of the best resources out there. Use it to help you when writing reports for your classes.
  4. Creative Commons is great if you’re looking for content that you can freely and legally use, there is a giant pool of CC-licensed creativity available to you. There are hundreds of millions of works — from songs and videos to scientific and academic material — available to the public for free and legal use under the terms of their copyright licenses.

 

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