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General Reference

JCPS Students
Check out the online resources on the STUDENT section. Select 'Elementary,' 'Middle,' or 'High,' which includes Homework Help, Academic Skills Practice, Academic Game Center, Reference Tool Box, and Information on Clubs and Sports.

Student Artwork 

Student Telecast 

Louisville Free Public Library 

Organizes the Web with 36,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education


Biography Online
Famous People Biography Search


Fact Monster
Offers information on several academic areas.

Kidspace @ Internet Public Library
Have a question? Ask an Internet Public Library Librarian!


The Kentucky Virtual Library -- Kentucky's information source


Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Choose a reference: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Spanish-English, Medical

Teaching Books
See and hear favorite authors and illustrators. Peruse book guides and lesson plans! Check with your school librarian for home access directions.


Author Web Sites

Jan Brett
6,499 pages of free activities, coloring pages, and projects

Barbara Parks
Junie B. Jones has been busier than ever keeping up with life in the first grade! From being a professional lunch maker, to starring (sort of) in Room One's play, to surviving a family vacation in Pair-O-Dice, Junie B. helps students bring fun and learning together in the classroom.


J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter


Writing Sources


How to write a book report (Upper elementary). Book reports are a way to show how well you understood a book and to tell what you think about it. Writer's Workshop (Upper elementary)
Writer's Workshop is a teaching technique that invites students to write by making the process a meaningful part of the classroom curriculum.


Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing