Helpful Web Resources
2018 Coretta Scott King Award Winning Titles and FREE Resources
Visit this page to find over 13 videos, 10 book readings, and 12 lesson plans for books that have won the Coretta Scott King literary award like The Hate You Give, Long Way Down, and Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut.
FREE Resource: Curriculum Pathways
Curriculum Pathways is a FREE educational resource with hpriceless learning opportunities. They offer educators and students standards-based resources and apps at no cost for K-12 and beyond. You can access more than 1,700 interactive tools and resources addressing concepts and skills in ALL core disciplines (English Language Arts, Mathemeatics, Science, Social Studies, Spanish). Sign up is FREE for teachers, students, and parents, but students need a parent-approved teacher code that faciliitates account creation or parents can create the account for them.
*NOTE: As of right now, the resources are aligned to the Common Core ELA Standards revised in 2010. They will be updated for our new 2018/19 standards soon.
If you have not tried this resource, it is worth the time and effort to review it.
Digital Library Collections
Offers a comprehensive list of digital library collections around the world
The World Digital Library
Rich with literary, historical, scientific, photographs, and religious manuscripts and texts
The Library of Congress (U.S.)
Millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps, and manuscripts
Great Websites for Kids
Dozens of recommendations that will interest students
Collection of US government-funded websites offers something for every child
Array of of fun ways to engage kids
Resources, texts, games to support literacy, and more than 250 free e-books
National Geographic Little Kids and Kids
Provides lesson plans, news and blog posts, and teaching and learning resources
Students can learn, discover, and imagine with this website from the National Center for Family Literacy
The National Gallery of Art (website for children)
Great way to incorporate art into the ELA classroom!