This Special Collection is a portal for online sources at the Library of Congress, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Parks Service and the National Archives. It will lead you to pictures, voice recordings, and documents related to Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.
Kids Are Authors is an annual competition open to Grades K–8 and is designed to encourage students to use their reading, writing, and artistic skills to create their own books. Under the guidance of a project coordinator, children work in teams of three or more students to write and illustrate their own book. A librarian,… Read More Grant: Kids Are Authors
Last week, I was stranded in Memphis. This unplanned visit gave me the opportunity to do something I rarely do: watch regular CSPAN. (I usually watch BookTV every weekend.) I was so fortunate to see the swearing in ceremony of the Black Congressional Congress! I heard the accomplishments and saw the faces of many who… Read More 100 Hours
Each month, the ReadWriteThink.org Calendar offers quick classroom activities, lesson plans, Web links, and texts pertaining to various reading-related and general interest events. Here is a sampling of the links for December: December 1: In 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus December 5: Walt Disney was… Read More ReadWRITEthink ! ! !
A net lingo list for parents (or those working with YAs) found on . I don’t know these! Actually found on Library Stuff blog.