Lower School Resources

Lower School Library Class

All Lower School students visit the library for weekly lessons on information literacy and to check out books for pleasure reading. Check out the grade level pages for more information.

Kindergarten

Grade 1 Grade 2

Grade 3 Grade 4

Grade 5

Searching the Internet? Start here!

Try out some search engines for kids so you can find safe information that you can read and understand.

Internet Search Tools for Students

And check out these sources for images that you can use in your projects:

Image Sources for Student Projects

OPALS Link

PebbleGo


PebbleGo is a database specifically geared toward the needs of K-2 learners. It helps your student learn foundational research skills plus provides critical early-reader supports like audio voice overs and text highlighting. We subscribe to:

ANIMALS

SCIENCE

SOCIAL STUDIES

DINOSAURS

Username: wooster Password: reads

Brainpop and BrainpopJr

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Learn about almost anything with Moby and his friends!

Tumblebooks

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

Online Encyclopedias



Try Worldbook Kids for information about almost anything!




Britannica for Elementary Students is also a wonderful source.

EXPLORA for Lower School

EXPLORA, an information interface geared for students in grades K-5, offers students the ability to easily search for magazine articles, encyclopedia entries, videos and more about a wide variety of topics. For many subjects, EXPLORA provides a short topic overview that helps students refine their search and formulate their research questions. Articles from a wide variety of magazines are available in full text and have text to speech capabilities. Try it out by clicking the button below.

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