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Sixth Grade


BibMe (link)

The fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian

Biographical Dictionary (link)

The dictionary can be searched by birth and death dates, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.

Biography Center (link) is a directory of other biographies on the web.

IPL Kidspace (link)

Search engine

Picsearch (link)

Image Search for pictures and images

The Biography Channel (link)

Biographies, videos and interviews.

infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus (link)

Free online reference, research & homework help.

Biography Base (link)

Biography Base offers wide selection of biographies and related resources.

Biography Who's Who (link)

Who's Who from the refdesk. (link)

Biography, Videos and Interviews

Multnomah County Library Biographies (link)

Multnomah County Library Homework Center.

Short biographies (link)

Biographies of famous men and women from around the world.

The Biography Channel - Bios Search (link)

Search over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present.


Skill Builders: Grade 6 (link)

Sixth Grade Skills - interactive sites to use for assessment practice

A Maths Dictionary for Kids (link)

Math reference of terms sorted by letter.


30 Days of Poetry (link)

The Day number is your link to the lessons. Each lesson gives you a format to follow and student examples.

Copyright for Kids (link)

Copyright Basics & FAQs, for kids, parents, and teacher. Copyright Quiz and sample permission letter

Desert Poetry (link)

Use this form to write a poem about the desert.

Forms of Poetry for Children (link)

Mother Goose, Poems Set to Music, Limericks, Free Verse, Haiku, Cinquains, Concrete Poetry, Ballads, Couplets, As Diamante, Writing Poetry

Giggle Poetry (link)

Hundres of poems to read and rate. Learn how to write rhymes, lymericks and other types of poetry.

Instant Poetry Forms (link)

Choose your poetry form from the list of links on the left. Then just add words to make the poem your own.

Peacekids: Poetry (link)

View Peace Poems by subtopic

Pearson SuccessNet (link)

Scott Foresman Reading Street online resources for teachers and students.

'Twas the Night Before Christmas (link)

'Twas the night before Christmas-Crazy Lib

Reading Street 6th grade spelling words (link)

Reading Street 6th grade spelling words.

Social Studies

Castle View (link)

click anywhere to explore the castle

Castles for Kids (link)

Learn more about the parts of a castle, what they have inside them, and the people that live in a castles.

Castles of Britain (link)

Castle Learning Center

Country Reference (link)

Flags; Foreign Governments; Government Officials; Statistics; World Maps

Country Research (link)

Expedited Visas, Visa Applications, Rush Passport, Passports, Travel

Country Studies (link)

Federal Research Division, Library of Congress

Country Traditions (link)

Offers short descriptions of the holiday traditions, foods and customs in United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico, America, Italy, Spain and Israel. (link)

Country Information

Flags (link)

From ABCTeach.

Flags of all Countries (link)

Flags of the World (link)

Flags of the World (FOTW) is devoted to vexillology (the study of flags).

Flags of the world with Peace prayer in official language (link)

Click on a flag or name to see peace messages for the country.

National Geographic Kids (link)

Kids' Games, Animals, Photos, Stories, and More

National Geographic Map Machine (link)

Satellite, street maps and more in our online atlas.

NOVA Online: Life in a Castle (link)

Learn about everyday life in a medieval English castle, get a sense of how lords and ladies, archers and engineers, cooks and carpenters lived their lives behind castle walls.

The Castles of Wales (link)

Learn about Welsh castles, the unique history of the Welsh people and their centuries-old struggle to preserve their land, their culture, and their ancient language.

U.S. State Department: Country Information (link)

The publications listed include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.

World Atlas (link)

Explore the world with this interactive atlas.


CyberSmart! (link)

Internet Safety Tips for Elementary School Students

Rules in Cyberspace (link)

U. S. Dept. of Justice - Cyberethics for Kids

ISafe (link)

i-Safe the leading internet safety education site. Please join us today in the fight to safeguard our children's online experience.

i-SAFE Inc (link)

i-SAFE Inc. is the leader in Internet safety education. Available in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Department of Defense schools located across the world, i-SAFE is a non-profit foundation whose mission is to educate and empower youth to make their Internet experiences safe and responsible. The goal is to educate students on how to avoid dangerous, inappropriate, or unlawful online behavior. i-SAFE accomplishes this through dynamic K-12 curriculum and community outreach programs to parents, law enforcement, and community leaders. It is the only Internet safety foundation to combine these elements. (link)

"Cyberbullying involves the use of information and communication technologies to support deliberate, repeated, and hostile behaviour by an individual or group, that is intended to harm others." -Bill Belsey

AT&T Internet Safety Connections Game (link)

Designed to teach elementary school children about safety and security while surfing the Web.

Online Rules: Just for Kids (link)

Here are some important things to know about surfing, privacy and your personal information.

WISE KIDS: Online Safety Tips for Kids (link)

Promoting Positive and Safe Internet Use

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