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Flip Books
How to make a flip book
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29SCiHN9zCI

National Geography Bee
National Geography Bee Daily Quiz

Test your geography knowledge with this daily quiz from the National Geographic Society.

http://nationalgeographic.org/bee/study/quiz

Taste of the World
CIA World Factbook

Choose your country and learn about the history, economy, government, and geography.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

World Book Encyclopedia

Search for you country and use the great features on this website. The text-to-speech feature will read aloud and help you follow along. The username is nhbook. The password is barn.

http://worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb

National Geographic Mapmaker

Customize a map of your country with landmarks, cities, and layers of information. You can make a satellite map or a map showing what your country looks like at night.

http://mapmaker.nationalgeographic.org/

Nutmeg Challenge
Green Acres Nutmeg Challenge

Fourth and Fifth graders can take part in this year's Nutmeg Challenge from anywhere! See Mrs. Kirby for a permission slip, and you can start blogging about your favorite Nutmeg Award nominees.

http://greenacresnutmeg.weebly.com/

Library Resources
Mrs. Kirby's webpage

My website will let you know when your child's class comes to the library each week. Also, find out about the library expectations. I'll be updating my page regularly with links to author's websites and information about what students are doing in library.

http://greenacres.ct.nhs.schoolinsites.com/?PageName=TeacherPage&Page=1&StaffID=261228

Author Websites
Author websites

This page is full of links to your favorite authors like Marc Brown, Mo Willems, Laura Numeroff, and Shel Silverstein.

http://edu.symbaloo.com/shared/AAAABw_0sOQAA42ARlPcYQ==

Library Suggestions
Give me your Library suggestions
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kf55DFxXnGj5wbhK8hb6echyEFiejOwwMa_R6a9VWC8/viewform

Research Links
Pebblego

This is a great website for early research. The username is: greenacresnh. The password is: read.

http://www.Pebblego.com

World Book Online

World Book Online is based on the noted encyclopedia and is a great project resource.  It has several features that offer special aids for the 21st century.  Believe it or not, this resource will read the article aloud to you.  It can be translated into 27 different languages and will link you to several outside websites that will provide additional reliable information on your topic.  Not sure what a word in an article means?  Double click the word and the definition appears.  Click on the "Read article aloud" feature and hear the article read to you. Most World Book Kids articles have photo and some have video clips imbedded within the article.  If more information is needed, click on World Book Student at the end of the article. 

User Name: nhbook                Password: barn

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb&subacct=N2187

DK Find out!

This is a free, online encyclopedia with great pictures to go with the information.

http://www.dkfindout.com/us/

Easybib
http://www.easybib.com

Ask for Kids
http://www.askkids.com/

NatGeo Interactive Maps

Create custom maps using this website. Locate points or draw directions between two points. You can zoom in to your own state!

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids-world-atlas/maps.html#

Create your own Comics!
Make Beliefs Comix

Use characters and settings to create a comic. Add speech or thought bubbles. You can print or email the finished comic.

http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/

Bit strips

This site has a lot of features, but you have to sign in to save your work. Ask a parent before using.

http:https://www.bitstrips.com/create/comic///

Write comics

No need to register, and you can save your comic right to your hard drive.

http://writecomics.com/

Coding
Hour of Code

Learn the basics of code with activities using Star Wars, MineCraft, and Ann and Elsa from Frozen.

https://code.org/learn

Kahn Academy

"Learn how to program drawings, animations, and games using JavaScript & ProcessingJS, or learn how to create webpages with HTML & CSS. You can share whatever you create, explore what others have created and learn from each other."

https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming

Reading Online
Bookflix

Use your North Haven Library card number to access books online. Books are paired by content. Each pair includes a fiction and nonfiction book title.

http://auth.digital.scholastic.com/cgi-libscript/entrypoint.pl?236620&link=bkflix.grolier.com

Storyline Online

Listen to books read by members of the Screen Actors Guild.

http://www.storylineonline.net/

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