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Student Resources
Students are encouraged to access any library or building online resourse via classlink. If they do not know their classlink link account (username and password they would use to log in to a chromebook at school) please reach out to their classroom teacher.

TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
This database requires a username and password.
StoryLine Online

Includes a number of picture book that are on-line video/audio streamed being read by famous people.  Each story includes activity and lesson ideas!

No password needed!

Click on Pebble Go Animals to learn about a variety of animals. This database includes easy to read text for K-3 learners with spoken-word audio, text highlighting, pictures and video clips.
This database requires a username and password.
Britannica Kids
Britannica is similar to PebbleGo but gives a bit more information and covers more topics. Similar to PebbleGo there is a button to have the passage read aloud, pictures, short videos, and to cite the source.  There is also a "Teacher" button that connects articles to state standards.  Topics include: atlas, biographies, animal kingdom, tour the USA, geography explorer, and compare countries.
WorldBook Kids
1. Click on World Book Kids
2. Click on World of Animals
This animal database is for K-3 learners and allows students to use a visual search to learn about an animal they are interested in. Each animal has an easy to read article with spoken-word audio option for the struggling reader. Pictures and video clips are also included.
This database requires a username and password.
Welcome to Wonderopolis®, a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Brought to life by the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), our Wonders of the Day® will help you find learning moments in everyday life.
a-z animals
An online animal encyclopedia where you can learn about all your favorite animals. This website includes animals facts, articles, pictures and video clips.
DK Find Out

Contains up to date, subject based topics with articles and visuals to support curriculum based learning.  

Animal Planet
Animal Planet online lets you explore information and facts about different kinds of wild animals. Interesting articles and photographs are included to help students learn about each animal.
National Geographic Kids
This website features information about many different kinds of animals. It includes facts, photographs, video and audio clips, maps of where the animal can be found, and printable pictures.
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Rob Price, Superintendent of Schools
4466 South Onondaga Road | Nedrow, NY 13120
Phone 315.552.5000