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The sites contained on our Curriculum Page have been carefully screened for suitability for a Middle School audience, however there is always the possibility of a site's content being overlooked, modified, or linked to another site that would be inappropriate for this age group. As in the viewing of all types of media, parental or adult supervision is always recommended.

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General Resources  

Oaklea Online Library Search the Oaklea Library catalogs by title keywords, authors, subject matter.

Help with Bibliographies
This site will help you cite your sources.


Getting Advice on Search Engines on the Internet.

Homework Spot
Get help in different subjects.

The Oregonian On-line
Full use of the Oregonian on-line version for research.
Username: oslis
Password: oregon

EBSCO Magazine Search
Online research for magazine articles.

Multnomah County Library Homework Center
A list of sites to help you with many various topics.

Awesome Library
14,000 reviewed sources divided into subject areas.

Library Spot
Check out the links under Reference Desk for lots of homework support

Internet Public Library
A great starting place; includes critiques of search engines.

Public Agenda Online
A great site for social issues; each topic includes recent news stories.

PBS Programming & Teacher Resources
Excellent site for students and teachers.

Reference Websites
Various websites to help find information about a variety of things.

Educational Games
Links to all sorts of games to help you in school.

Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC)
This site is sponsored by the Oregon Department of Justice and provides tools for safe surfing.

Reading Strategies
This site contains strategies to improve reading skills.

Drive of Your Life
Interactive site that allows students to explore different careers.

Resume IQ Quiz #1
Find out what a resume should look like and include in this site.

Resume IQ Quiz #2
A little more about the purpose of a resume.

What to Include in My Resume #1
What should I put in a resume?

What to Include in My Resume #2
What else should I put in a resume?

Sample Resume
A sample resume for Joe Jobhunter.

Different Types of Resumes #1
The next three sites have many examples of different styles of resumes.

Different Types of Resumes #2

History and Biographies Back to Top

Miscellaneous Historical Sites
Just some basic historical sites about a variety of topics.


General Biographies of famous people in history.

Specific biographies of famous and not so famous explorers.

The Revolutionary War
Multiple Time Lines of the Revolutionary War.

The Civil War
8th Grade Social Studies Research Links.

8th Grade Social Studies Research Links.

Colonial Times
5th Grade Research Links.

The Middle Ages (Medieval Times)
7th Grade Integrated Block Research Links.

The Renaissance
7th Grade Integrated Block Research Links.

Mock Trials
Mr. Reinmuth's 8th Grade Social Studies Research Links.

U.S. Government
Mr. Reinmuth's 8th Grade Social Studies Research Links.

U.S. History
Mr. Reinmuth's 8th Grade Social Studies Research Links.

Geography and Culture    Back to Top

States of the U.S.
5th Grade Integrated Block Research Links.

States and Capitals
Interactive site that teaches students states and capitals.

I Like to Learn
This site helps students learn countries and states with interactive maps.

Nation Master
A massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. This page also contains a link to a site that allows you to compare states.

Oregon's Capitol Building
Learn about the interesting history of this Salem building.

This page has links to help you translate web pages into Spanish and sites that teach proper Spanish grammar.

Ancient Egypt
This page contains numerous links that Mr. Harrington haslooked at and are broken up into many sections like: culture, rulers and many more.

Ancient Greece
6th Grade Integrated Block Research Links.

Persuasive Topics
8th Grade Integrated Block Research Links.

Ancient Latin and South America
7th Grade Block Research on Latin and South American Indian cultures such as the Inca, Mayan, and Aztec empires.

6th Grade Integrated Block Research Links.

6th Grade Integrated Block Research Links.

Science, Math, and Health    Back to Top

Math Sites
This page contains links to several great sites that will help students improve their Math skills.
Food Web
Kids learn about producers, consumers and decomposers in this game.

BBC Animal Page
Excellent pages with facts and pictures about many animals.

Information and pictures, even movie clips, of nearly every species on Earth. Awesome site!

National Geographic Animals
This site contains great information on many species of animals and includes video and sound clips.

WWF Endangered Species Page
A site that focuses on animals around the world that are endangered.

Fun game with cool animation.

Fraction Games
This site includes different games and activities designed for helping students learn about fractions.

Create A Graph
Very useful site that allows students to create many different types of graphs.

National Center for Education Statistics
This site helps students explore careers in Mathematics. Also a program that allows students to create graphs.

7th Grade Life Science Textbook Webpage
More activities to reinforce concepts learned in the classroom textbook.

Virginia Math and Science Practice Tests
This is an excellent site for practicing standardized tests and includes help menus which demonstrate correct processes.

National Library of Visual Manipulatives
This is an interactive site that helps students understand math concepts using manipulatives.

University of Oregon Museum of Natural History
6th Grade Science Project.

Volcanoes & Earthquakes
8th Grade Science.

Mouse Mobile Competition
6th Grade Science Project on how to create cars from Mouse Traps. Visit Dr. Fizzix's Science Page for ideas.

Food and Nutrition
Home Economics Links.

There are 4,400 species of worms - 2,700 different kinds of earthworms to be exact.

Autumn Leaves
5th Grade Project on why leaves change colors.

6th Grade Integrated Block Research Links.

6th Grade Integrated Block Research Links.

7th Grade Science Research Links.

All about Snails #1
5th Grade web page that includes all you'd want to know about snails.

Roller Coaster Links

Cedar Point
World's largest roller coaster park.

Art, Literature, & Writing    Back to Top

A page full of links on folktales.

Art and Sculpture
A page full of links on art and sculpture.

The works of William Shakespeare

Persuasion Map
Great tool for visually mapping arguments.

Free Rice
Great site that donates rice to the UN World Food Program for correct answers to vocabulary questions.

Word Games
Site that has many different activies that improve student's writing.

Selected poems and poet web pages.

Typing Program
A good site for learning to type. It's free and includes many lessons.

Peter's Typing
Another good typing program.

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PE Research project.

US Olympic Team for Kids

The Calorie Counter
This page has thousands of kinds of food and the number of calories they contain.


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