Homework Resources (Elementary)

Library Electronic Resources

Britannica Online School Edition
Broken into elementary, middle, and high school levels.  Gives students reviewed resources for typical classroom topics using age-appropriate language.

Britannica Public Library Edition for Kids
Contains Compton's Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and a wealth of other age-appropriate material for younger students and children. 

Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface.  It provides a subject-based topic tree search and curriculum-related magazine and reference content.

Library Resources
This section contains links to some suggested resources for elementary school aged children.  If you don't find what you are looking for, please ask a Reference Librarian for assistance.  

Circulating Collection

Parents can use this book to help their child learn to read and write. For children aged 4-8.

Grades 4-6.  Provides answers to the most commonly asked questions, and introduces math topics in clear, simple language.  

For grades 3-5.  An award winning book that provides picture puzzles accompanied by clever rhyming verses, to make the process fun.

Grades 3-8.  Covers a wide range of topics from math basics up through geometry.  According to the School Library Journal review the book appears formal but has "fun and inviting" content. 

Web Resources
Below are suggested websites geared to younger students.  

Browse links to educational information on a variety of topics such as arts, history, mathematics, and social studies. The site is organized by grades K-5 and 6-8, and educators/parents.

ALA's Great Websites for Kids
The American Library Association has compiled an excellent list of links to kid-friendly websites.  Children can learn about topics such as animals, literature, math, history, science, and more.  The website links are coded as to which are appropriate for which age level.