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Teachers: Let the library know about current school assignments by filling out our on-line Teacher Request Form. We'll put together a research guide for your class, with a pathfinder, recommended reference books and websites.
Click on the links below for current school assignment resource pages:
Three Rivers School: Mrs. Foisset and Ms. Thorpe—Farm Animals, Kindergarten, May 2013
Miller Elementary: Mrs. Williams - Systems of the Human Body
Juniper Elementary: Mrs. Randolph - Birds
Three Rivers School: Mrs. Foisset and Ms. Thorpe — Environment, Kindergarten, April 2013
R.E. Jewell ES: Mrs Jane Williams — Native Americans, 4th Grade
Three Rivers Elementary: Mr. Gleason—Oregon History, 4th Grade, April 2013
La Pine Elementary: Ms. Tichner — Maps, First Grade, March 2013
Miller Elementary: Mr. Rocco - Building
Miller Elementary: Mr. Rocco - Birds
Elk Meadow Elementary: Mrs. Variel – Lewis and Clark
La Pine Elementary: Ms. Wilson – Trees and Tree Products, Kindergarten, February 2013
La Pine Elementary: Mrs. Bajorek – Jamestown and the Thirteen Colonies
Pine Ridge Elementary: Ms. Buehler – Motion & Balance
La Pine Elementary: Mrs. Hjeresen – African American Biographies
La Pine Elementary: Mrs. Vendetti – Biographies
Ensworth Elementary: Mrs. Phillips - American Revolution
Bend - La Pine First Grade: Penguins
Ponderosa Elementary: Mrs. Jones - Antarctica and Penguins
High Lakes Elementary: Mrs. Faast - Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition
Juniper Elementary: Mrs. Heather Anderson, Mrs. Cammy Vodak, Mr. Patrick Flanagan - Oregon
Miller Elementary: Mr. Rocco - Weather
Miller Elementary: Mrs. Williams - Water
Miller Elementary: Mr. Rocco - American Revolution
Lynch Elementary School: Mrs. Jenkins - Oregon Regions
Miller Elementary School: Mrs. Williams Electricity and Magnetism
Miller Elementary School: Mrs. Kerr, Mrs. Rodgers, Mr. Campbell, & Mrs. Perry - Oregon Unit
Miller Elementary School: Mr. Gottschalk's Class - World War II
Lynch Elementary School: Mr. Wheeler's Class - Volcanoes
St. Francis School: Mrs. Roe's Class - Presidential Theme Paper
St. Francis School: 6th Grade, Astronomy Study 2012
R. E. Jewell Elementary School: 5th Grade, Astronomy Study 2012
Pine Ridge: Mrs. White's 4th Grade Oregon Trail Project
Lynch Elementary: 5th Grade Biography Project
Pine Ridge: Rocks and Minerals
Miller: Mrs. Gehrig's Continent/Country and Ocean Research Project
Ponderosa: 5th Grade Book Club
Pine Ridge ES: Ms Morton’s 3rd grade project on Select European Countries
Juniper ES: Mrs. Speed’s Project on Colonial America and the American Revolution
7 Peaks: Ms. Martin’s Project on the American Revolution
Pine Ridge: Ms. Swensons' Project on US States
Seven Peaks: Mrs. Bradley’s Project on The Renaissance
Pine Ridge: Ms. Wiseman’s Earth Day 2011 Project
Homework Center from Multnomah County Public Library
KidSpace @ The Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/Hundreds of links, neatly divided into subject areas.
Great Websites for Kids
http://gws.ala.org/The American Library Association's list of excellent sites for kids.
Biography Resource Center
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/bio.aspxBiographical information on more than 180,000 people from throughout history, around the world. Just type in a name and get short biographies, magazine articles, etc.
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/culturegrams.aspxConcise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 182 cultures of the world. Also includes reports for each of the United States and a special Kids edition.
http://www.factmonster.com/An entire almanac on-line, with statistics, facts, general knowledge, and more. Search by keyword or by general topic.
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gitke.aspxKids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5.
World Book OnLine
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/worldbook.aspxAn excellent on-line version of World Book Encyclopedia, complete with pictures, videos, sound, and web links.