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Internet Resources

Teacher Street Classroom Software Collections include curriculum Project Cards. To integrate the Internet with these projects using our carefully selected, educational site links, click on the curriculum Project Card that you are using.

Project Card Internet Resources

Inspiration Project Cards
         Working It Out
         Fun with Flowcharts

SuperPrint Deluxe Project Cards
         Invention Convention
         Make a Theme Quilt

Multimedia Workshop Project Cards
         Permit Me to Introduce Myself
         Extra Extra! Read All About What’s Going to Happen

mPOWER Project Cards
         Travel Guide
         Ecology

 

General Multimedia and Publishing Links
         Have students publish their work online at these cools sites

 

 

 

Inspiration Project Card:
Working It Out

Share examples of different types of graphic organizers:

Graphic Organizer Samples
http://www.smcps.k12.md.us/mbms/writing/graphorg.html

The Graphic Organizer
http://www.graphic.org/

 

 

Inspiration Project Card:
Fun with Flowcharts

Flowchart of a phone call.
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~pfresina/whyflowcharts.html

Flowchart symbols and design.
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~pfresina/fcsymbols.html

 

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SuperPrint Deluxe Project Card:
Invention Convention

Learn about some interesting inventions and the people who invented them:

The Invention Dimension
http://web.mit.edu/afs/athena.mit.edu/org/i/invent/

National Inventors Hall of Fame
http://www.invent.org/book/index.html

Students can test their knowledge of inventions throughout history playing a fun game at National Geographic’s Wild and Wacky Invention Game
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/96/inventions/

See the designs of many wacky inventors.
Wacky Patent of the Month
http://colitz.com/site/wacky.htm


 

 

SuperPrint Deluxe Project Card:
Make a Theme Quilt

Look at a quilt made by a third graders.
PBS Quilts
http://www.pbs.org/americaquilts/classroom/index.html

Find a gallery of traditional quilt block patterns by type.
World Wide Quilting Page
http://204.249.244.10/MainQuiltingPage.html
(and QuiltBlocksPage.html)

The Museum of Florida History has a good quilt collection.
http://dhr.dos.state.fl.us/museum/quilts

View some traditional quilts and ethnic textiles at the Antique Quilts site.
http://antique-quilts.net/

Learn about Hmong Story Cloths.
http://www.lib.uci.edu/rrsc/hmong.html

 

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Multimedia Workshop Project Card:
Permit Me to Introduce Myself

Show students examples of professional résumés:

Sample Resumes
http://www.nwsearch.com/resume.html

Distinctive Documents
http://www.distinctiveweb.com/samples.htm

Have students research the historical figure they’ve chosen at the following sites:
The History Channel
http://www.historychannel.com/

A&E Television Networks: Biography.com
http://www.biography.com

 

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Multimedia Workshop Project Card:
Extra Extra! Read All About What’s Going to Happen

Invite students to read samples of online newspapers:

Inkspot: International Newspapers
http://inkpot.com/news/majint.html

Los Angeles Times
http://www.latimes.com/

The Vocal Point
http://bvsd.k12.co.us/cent/Newspaper/Newspaper.html

Students can find tips for making their own newspaper:
Create Your Own Newspaper
http://crayon.net/

Learn the rules of grammar and punctuation:
Elements of Style
http://www.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/strunk/

 

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mPOWER Project Card:
Travel Guide

Visit the site of travel expert Arthur Frommer.
http://www.frommers.com/

Read about many wonderful travel destinations.
Travel Page
http://www.travelpage.com/

Search for Travel Guides by state.
GuideHound
http://www.guidehound.com/

 

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mPOWER Project Card:
Ecology

Learn what’s happening all over planet Earth:

Ecology Protectors Society
http://www.eco-pros.com/

Kids Do Ecology
http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/nceas-web/kids/

EEK! Environmental Education for Kids
http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/

Environment On-Line
http://solstice.crest.org/environment/eol/toc.html

EE-Link
http://eelink.net/ee-linkintroduction.html

 

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NOTE: Following are sites where students can submit their writing and art for publication.

KidPub
http://www.kidpub.org/kidpub/

Publishing Center: Creative Writing for Kids
http://kidswriting.about.com/library/blank/
blpub.htm?pid=2787&cob=home

The E-Link: Electronic Elementary Magazine
http://www.inform.umd.edu/MDK-12/homepers/emag/

Online Activities for Kids
http://www.edbydesign.com/kidsact.html

The Library
http://www.planetzoom.com/Library/lib.htm

International Kids’ Space
http://www.kids-space.org/story/story.html

Little Planet Times
http://littleplanettimes.com/

Parents and Children Together Online
http://www.indiana.edu/~eric_rec/fl/pcto/menu.html

Stone Soup
http://www.stonesoup.com/

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