Educational Web Links
Book Finding Links
Lexile Finder Link: www.lexile.com/fab/
Reference Finding Links
***** USE THIS!!!!!!!! Badgerlink : www.badgerlink.net Wisconsin's Connection to the world of Information! Resources provided by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for Wisconsin libraries and Wisconsin residents - from home use your own library card for access.
InfoPlease: www.infoplease.com - online encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, timeline resources and more
Critical Evaluation Link
7th Grade Critical Evaluation Sites - "Fake" Web Sites Link (scroll to bottom of page to see the fake sites)
Homework Help Site
Ask Dr. Math - mathforum.org/dr.math/
Citation Assistance - Use when Making Bibliographies
This is the site that has been approved by the Oconto Falls High School Language Arts Department for students to use for citing sources and making bibliographies:
OWL Purdue University Writing Lab Guidleines for MLA Format - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ - look here for style guides and formatting instructions for books, periodicals, web resources and other print and non-print material resources.
Internet Resources on Citing: The Trademark of a Good Writer - this website helps writers understand the importance of citing sources as well as provides links to citation sources. http://www.marcaria.com/internet-resources-on-citing-the-trademark-of-a-good-writer.asp
Automatic Bibliography & Citation Makers -Websites that allow users to input bibliographic information and then send info to Microsoft Word or use the copy paste function. MLA, APA, Turabian and Chicago styles of bibliographic referencing supported. Please use these with caution as the format and styles of the styles changes periodically.
Citation Machine - http://www.citationmachine.net
EasyBib.com - http://easybib.com/
Other Useful Sites
U.S. Copyright Office - www.copyright.gov
Public Domain Pictures - royalty free stock photos site. http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/
Universal Currency Converter - www.xe.com/ucc/
Lonely Planet – a site that provides up to date information on countries around the world – current information on travel costs, attractions, unit of money, government, travel issues like terrorism alerts or health concerns…very down to earth but definitely a Middle Level or High School level resource. – www.lonelyplanet.com
Biography.com - Just type a person's name in the search box and hit Go! A great site for research on celebrities and other famous people. http://www.biography.com