Homework Resources

A guide to library resources and other websites that can help students with assignments and homework.

Library Resources

Biography in Context (middle and high school)
A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 180,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
Book Connections (PreK to high school)
Book Connections features a PreK-12 reader's advisory tool, resources for homework help, homeschool support, summer reading, diverse book selections, alongside 240,000+ digital materials about books for children and teens.
Gale in Context: Elementary (elementary)
A multidisciplinary resource developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5.
Gale In Context: Environmental Studies (high school)
An online resource that offers authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability, and more.
Gale In Context: High School (high school)
This premium resource covers all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more.
Gale In Context: Middle School (middle school)
Age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more for students working on assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.
Gale eBooks (middle and high school)
The Virtual Reference Library is a multidisciplinary collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other specialized reference sources available to you from home, school or work.
Learning Express Library (middle and high school)
Access a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses.
LitFinder (middle and high school)
LitFinder provides access to a broad span of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history.
National Geographic Kids (elementary)
Go on amazing adventures in science, nature, cultures, and space.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (middle and high school)
The premier resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control.
U.S. History in Context (middle and high school)
A complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues, and current information.
Scholastic Teachables
Scholastic Teachables offers printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.

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Web Resources

Fact Monster
An entire almanac on-line, with statistics, facts, general knowledge, and more. Search by keyword or by general topic.
The American Library Association's list of excellent sites for kids.
The Oregon Encyclopedia
A comprehensive and authoritative compendium of information about Oregon's history and culture.

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