Databases

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_kids&locid=mlin_m_claypit
Britannica Elementary School Edition is an online encyclopedia designed specifically for elementary aged children. Free for our use through the Massachusetts Library System. 

5th graders - look here for biography resources! 
Biography In Context
Gale Biography in Context is a great resource for the 5th grade biography project

Kids Wordsmyth
 
is an online dictionary specifically for kids

Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits features age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content, covering a broad range of educational topics. Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research – and makes it fun!

Kidtopia is a directory and search engine including only websites recommended by teachers and librarians. Kidtopia offers a Google custom search engine of selected sites, so you get reliable, age appropriate resources in your search results, while still enjoying Google`s cool search features.


KidsClick!
KidsClick! is a web search site designed for kids by librarians - with kid-friendly results!



http://www.dkfindout.com/us/
DK Find Out 
offers a safe place online for kids to see, learn, and explore almost everything. Easy-to-read, authoritative text from DK.

Research in Context
Research in Context is a step up from Kids InfoBits for middle grade students who are ready for more advanced research. This cross-disciplinary database offers engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content—books, images, biographies, audio, video, magazines, newspapers, creative works, primary sources, and more. 

Biography In Context
Gale Biography in Context is a great resource for the 5th grade biography project
http://online.culturegrams.com/kids/
CultureGrams We have access to the World, State, Provinces, and Kids editions. This is the perfect resource for 4th grade immigration and state projects! Highlight below to see our school login and password
username: happyhollow
password: 01778