Novi Woods Library Media Center..... Creating S.T.E.A.M.-Makers...We are building a "Culture of Creation." Introducing Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics to a generation of 21st century learners! Come and enjoy the Love of Learning today!

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Makey Makey Kit

Bongos
Play some bongo drums with the space bar and left arrow. Turn anything into a drum!
Piano
A piano designed for Makey Makey. Play a melody with the arrow keys and space bar (and click, too).
MK-1
A sampling synth for Makey Makey. Record your own sound, use preset scales, and set the keys to play just the notes you want.
Sound Effects

Accelerated Reader                                                      

Accelerated Reader bookfinder                                                                        

Media Links

Search for a book on our Online Card Catalog...
destinyonline                         destinyquest (1)
Destiny Online                      Destiny Quest

 

Search for K-4 Electronic Resources and eBooks


online resources                                  
ELIBRARY ELEMENTARY- DICTIONARY, THESAURUS, ENCYCLOPEDIAS, ALMANAC, ATLAS

Michigan eLibrary Britannica On-line Encyclopedia   School Code  MeL5

Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas.  Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities. 

Britannica School - Elementary:  Grades 3-4  
   
Britannica School - Learning Zone:  Pre K - 2nd grade

Electronic Research in the Library:

1. Kentucky Virtual Library-
http://www.kyvl.org/kids/homebase.html

2. Resource for Aquatic Animals-
https://www.jumpshell.com/posts/shedd-aquarium-in-chicago-animals
Special thanks to Dakota and her mom for sharing this site!

3. Learn to do Research / Cite My Source-
http://elementary.oslis.org/

4. Create proper citations by using the following websites that will make the actual citation for you-
www.bibme.org
www.citationmachine.net

You pick the format you want to use MLA, APA, or others.
For Power Points, you can create a bibliography slide at the end or paste the citation on the slide.

 Factmonster


Reading is Important Every Day!! Curl up and Read, Read, Read -
                Print or Online Books at Mel.org/kids

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BookFlix- on MEL for Kids Fiction/Nonfiction Books Online for Kids
    What is BookFlix? Directions to login to BookFlix at Home
Notable Children's Books
What Kids Are Reading,
 (free download)
 

Learning How to Code 

Other sites to try...but you may need a login
daisythedinosaur.com 
gethopscotch.com
Scratch
Tynker  

Why Coding in the Classroom? 

Learning computer parts

Kindergarten

Kindergarten Words
Sounds with Clifford 
Alphabet Letters 
Read a Story with a Friend 
Design your favorite character 
Play with Curious George 
ABC's 
Summer Skills Practice 
Eensy Weensy Spider 
Coloring Pictures 
Dr. Seuss 
Letter and Word Recognition 
Ladybugs 
Harold and the Purple Crayon

1st Grade

Jan Brett

 

Meet Author- Jan Brett
Gingerbread Baby Video
Characters in a Book- People in the Story
Gingerbread House
Jan Brett Gingerbread House

Bees and Honey Mouse Practice 
Words for First Graders 
Fun to Read 
Read a Story with a Friend 
The Hat and the Mitten 
 Compare Fiction and Nonfiction 
Summer Skills Practice 
Highlights

2nd Grade

What's the Word 
Words for Second Graders 
Alphabetical Order 
 I Spy! 
Read a Story with a Friend 
Fiction or Nonfiction 
Books Online 
Summer Skills Practice 

Typing Practice at Home:
AlphaMunchers...Typing Practice
Dance Mat Typing
Cup Stacking Typing 

3rd Grade

Words for Third Graders 
Mapping the United States 
Practice Your Typing
Cup Stacking Typing
More typing
Summer Skills Practice
Zoo Books
National Geographic Kids
Time for Kids
Working with an Atlas
Animal Research #1 
Animal Research #2 
Animal Research #3 - MelOrg

PBL Online Resources- Michigan Brochures

Michigan Websites for Research

Pure Michigan

Michigan Facts from the worldatlas.com

Kids InfoBits Information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. 
Factmonster- Michigan Information
Michigan State Games 

4th Grade

Place the State Game
Mapping the United States
Learn About the States with iPad
Kid's Stuff from the Michigan Historical Society
Michigan Facts from the worldatlas.com
National Geographic for Kids
Time for Kids
Zoo Books 

Learn the USA Regions
State Research #1 

State Research #2 

State Research #3 

Mapping the 50 States

Sites for Legends, Myths, Fairytales
Storyline Online
Bookflix 
Online Graphic Novels:
Inanimate Alice
Myths and Legend

Typing Practice at Home:
AlphaMunchers...Typing Practice
Dance Mat Typing  

Mini Society Practice
Lemonade Stand  

Biography Websites

Biographies of Great African-Americans

Biographies for Kids


BookFlix- on MEL for Kids Fiction/Nonfiction Books Online for Kids
Looking for a great book for your Child to Read?
Description: External Link Newberry Award Winners
Description: External Link Caldecott Award Winners
Description: External Link Top 100 Books of all times
Description: External Link Book Adventure
Description: External Link Leveled Book List

 

3rd and 4th Grade

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M-STEP PREVIEW

 

Grades K-4

NWEA Resources

PARENT TOOL KIT

READING ACTIVITIES BY RIT SCORE 

MATH ACTIVITIES BY RIT SCORE 
 

SKILLS TO PRACTICE BY RIT SCORE (INCLUDES LANGUAGE USAGE AND SCIENCE)