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Arts & Crafts:

Art Kids Rule- the nets best place for playing, learning and creating

Art Concepts for Kids - Art Elements, Principles and Other Concepts for Kids

Arts Haven - Art Concepts: A Guide to Color Theory

Dede Tison-Barels' Art Lessons-The purpose of these pages is to invite you into the world of visual art.
The lessons have been designed to increase your observation and drawing skills.

The Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science -The Evansville Museum encourages you to view our lively world through our many permanent and changing galleries.

Kinder Art -this site offers art lessons in areas such as: architecture, art book, artists/art history, bulletin boards,
crafty ideas, cross curriculum, drama, drawing, folkart, multicultural, painting, printmaking, recycling, seasonal,
sculpture, and textiles. An art library is also available.

History :

US History: Turn of the Century-this site offers timelines, biographies, sources, and science

The History Channel-find out what happened this day in history, watch videos and listen to audio, even take a history quiz and have a chance to win a great prize

The History Net-online magazine offering facts about: America's Civil War, American History, Aviation History,
British Heritage, Civil War Times, Military History, MHQ, Vietnam, Wild West, and World War II

A&E Biography-Searchable data base of over 15,000 entries provided by A&E Television Network.

AFRO American Almanac-This site explores African-American history from the beginning of the slav , through the Civil Rights movement, to the present. Resources include traditional folk tales, commentary and speeches, the text of 26 related books, historical documents, brief biographies, synopses of key historical events, trivia games and a collection of related links.

American Civil War-Students can follow the Civil War timeline, view state battle maps, read about women in the war, or get details on battles from the alphabetical listing or battle statistics pages. Students interested in communicating with others can participate in chats or post messages at the message board. The site includes texts of the Gettysburg Address and the Emancipation Proclamation.

Civil War Photographs-The site contains1,118 selected civil war photographs from the Library of Congress collection. Most of the images were made under the supervision of Mathew B. Brady, and include scenes of military personnel, preparations for battle, and battle after-effects.

The Civil War-The site includes letters and diaries, battles, a photo gallery, people, reenacting associations, and collectable's

The Presidents-A web site to accompany the PBS TV series based on the lives of 20th Century U.S. Presidents. It includes a Teacher's Guide and Resources.

EyeWitness to History-Presented by Ibis Communications, EyeWitness recounts history through the words of those who lived it. It uses diaries, interviews, newspaper reports and other first-hand sources to illuminate some of history's great and some of its more mundane events. Included are: Custer's Last Stand; The Death of John Wilkes Booth; U-boat Attack, 1916; On Safari with Theodore Roosevelt; Invasion of England, 1066; Carnage at Antietam, 1862; The Murder of Thomas Becket, 1170; The Battle of Gettysburg; The Attack on Pearl Harbor; The Nazi Occupation of Poland; and more.

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Homework Help and Free Worksheets:

Fact Monster- offers world news, spelling bee, today in history, word quiz, analogy of the day, science, math, sports, games and quizzes and, homework center

Tutorial World -offers free worksheets for preschool through sixth grade in Science, Math, and English

RHL School -offers free worksheets in English, Mathematics, Reading and Research

Dositey- For grades K-9...Fun games...exciting exercises...involving interactive lessons to boost a child's success in school

School Express -What's free? • 6300+ Free Worksheets• Seasonal Activity Pages • Daily Treasure Hunt • Download 6 Units • 30 Reading Books • Funtime Activities • Make Awards • Math Generator • Games Everyday

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Just for Fun:

Kidzone -crafts for kids, coloring pages, fun facts for kids, and recently added magic tricks

Uncle Fred -pick the cartoon you wish to draw, and then color it

Origami-Origami is the art of paper folding. The word is Japanese, literally meaning to fold (oru) paper (kami). I encourage you to explore these pages and to make use of the resources you find here. Happy folding!

KidCity-offers a virtual visit to a mall, cartoon cave, toy store, sports stadium, science museum, aquarium, zoo, farm, birds nest, airport and much much more

Kid Info -offers Online Books, Reading Activities, and Educational Games for young children

Circle-of-friends-join us on our circle of friends journey, a journey that travels the globe

Kidscom-online games and adventures

princeton.edu-Want to learn how to play chess? Want to learn how to play a bit better? Here are some fairly easy "lessons."

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Language Arts:

Language Arts/Writing Help Variety of language & writing homework sites

Mathematics :

Ask Dr. Math Get help with tricky math problems from Dr. Math at any hour of the day.

Math Help Variety of math homework sites

Math Problem Solving -Featuring original mathematics problem solving worksheets for teachers and parents to copy for their kids. Use them for teaching, reinforcement, and review. They are most appropriate for grades four and five, but many are designed to be challenging and informative to older and more advanced students as well.

Math Worksheet Generator -Welcome to the free K-6 math worksheets page! These sample worksheets were made
using MathGen, math worksheet software.

Math Tutor-your math tutor for grades 1-12 plus ten games

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News Source & Online Magazines:

Evansville Courier and Press-view our local news online

Sports Illustrated for Kids-online magazine brought to you from Sports Illustrated, find out what's going on in the world of sports

Time Magazine for Kids-online magazine for kids offering news, kid scoops, polls, games, and research tools

Time for Kids for Parents articles, reviews, and activities for kids

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Phonics:

Beginning Reading-offers free worksheets and flash cards

Starfall-Where Children have fun learning to read

Phonics and Word Study-interactive activities for PreK through 6th grade

Dolch Kit-sight words available in different forms such as flash cards, gameboards, and bingo. Complete list to Dolch words available.

Sight Words-sight words sorted by pre-primer, primer, first, second, third, noun list and phrase list

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Reading:

Book Adventure -
Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 5,400 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read offline, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes. Book Adventure was created by the Sylvan Learning Foundation and is a non-profit organization.

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Science :

Bill Nye the Science Guy-offers home demos, questions of the week, and much more

Science Help Variety of science homework sites

Cool Science for Curious Kids-find out the answers to such questions as: Butterflies don't look like caterpillars.
What's the connection?

The Yuckiest Site on the Internet-the best place for yucky science. Includes such things as, gross and cool body, find out why you burp, what eye gunk is made of and much more. Also get up close and personal in a worm world, and everything you ever wanted to know about the roach world

Science made Simple-Children's science projects, simple science experiments & kids science questions answered

Space Kids-Send your name to Mars, Near-Live Leonid Watching System, Solar-Max 2000, and Amateur Astronomy

Beakman's World-Beakman is the irreverent and inquisitive scientist who has dedicated himself to answering kids' questions. He is joined in his eclectic laboratory by a handful of denizens who help with, and sometimes hinder, Beakman's eye-popping experiments.

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Social Studies:

Social Studies Help Variety of social studies homework sites

Government Resources-Information about the CIA, FBI, First Amendment, United Nations, Department of Treasury, all for kids

States and Capitals- Ray Weber has provided teachers and students with a resource for finding facts about the fifty states which make up the United States. States are listed in alphabetical order.

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Teachers Corner :

edHelper.com
A to Z Teacher Stuff
Sites for Teachers
Learning Page.com
Lesson Tutor
Miscellaneous Link Page
Elementary Educators
Discover.com Extensive lesson plan data base, resources and the puzzle maker
Funbrain
KidsKonnect
Scholastic Homepage
Teach-Nology generator and other teacher resources
Classroom Clip art
Printable Worksheets
Quia Archive of quizzes and skill games

Rubric Sites
Improving Education, Inc.
Rubric Generator from TeachNology
Web Worksheet Wizard Use the search feature to locate materials created by other teachers; when ready use the simple tools to make your own
ABC Teach Collection of lesson plans, theme units and activities
Education Place K-8 resources for teachers, students, and parents. Includes Reading/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Intervention, Professional Development, activities, games, and textbook support