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Encyclopedias & Almanacs

Great Web Sites ratings for age appropriateness
P = Appropriate for PreK aged youth
E = Appropriate for Elementary aged youth
M = Appropriate for Middle School aged youth
T = For parents, teachers & caregivers
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Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
A growing collection of full text reference works including dictionaries, encyclopedias, gazetteers, and style manuals in addition to works of poetry, folk and fairy tales, essays and classic fiction.
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BookHive: Public Library of Charlotte and Meclenburg Co.
A reader's advisory tool for infants through sixth graders that can be searched by topic or reading level; includes materials for parents and other adults.
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English Grammer
A dictionary of English grammar
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Fact Monster
A very useful reference site for young people that includes a dictionary, almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia
E M
Internet Citations
Designed for use by school kids, this is a very helpful site for adults as well.
E M
Little Clickers
Easily navigated site by the editors of Children's Software Review that enables users to locate links on various subjects. Search engines are also built into the site.
E M
Merriam-Webster Online
Aside from the wonderful access to the dictionary, this site offers word games and a word for the day.
E M
OWL Online Writing Lab
Learn more about grammar and punctuation.
E M
POPClock Projection
A daily update of the U.S. population by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more information go to the U.S. Census Home Page at http://www.census.gov/.
E M
Research Guide
List of 23 basic steps in the research process with links to more help and explanations.
M T
Semantic Rhyming Dictionary
You can use it to write bad poetry or even good poetry. Using the three query functions described in this site, you can find words that rhyme with, almost rhyme with, or sound exactly the same as a certain target word.
E M
A Web of Online Dictionaries
Provides an easy-to-use search engine for words and the results are quite detailed. Also offers 400 different language dictionaries.
E M
World Almanac for Kids
Click on a chapter to learn more about a wide array of subjects.
 
Writing a Basic Essay
An essay can have many purposes, but the basic structure is the same no matter what. You may be writing an essay to argue for a particular point of view or to explain the steps necessary to complete a task. Steps to guide you in writing an essay.
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Writing Den
This is designed for students grades 6-12 who want to improve their English reading, comprehension, and writing skills. Writing Den is divided into three levels of difficulty: Words, Sentences, and Paragraphs. Includes plugins.
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17-Nov-2008