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Welcome to the Lamesa ISD Library

 
 
LAMESA ISD DATABASES 
 
 
 
TexQuest Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Research Links
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Free Literacy Resources

 

 

Rewordify.com

Understand what you read.

 

Reading Resource Project

Storyline Online

Pebble Go

TumbleBookLibrary

https:  //www.readworks.org/

https://www.timeforkids.com/, http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/

https://student.societyforscience.org/sciencenews-students,

International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) ,

Library of Congress ,

Librophile ,

Lit2Go

 

Free Reference Tools

TechTerms

RefDesk - Ref Desk provides reference information, facts and news.

Acronym Finder - Type in any acronym or abbreviation, and this site will tell you what it stands for.

eHow

iTools -  iTools provides access to some of the internet's best tools such as a translator, web search, dictionary, quotations, biographies, etc.

Government Reference - Find anything you need to know about the United States government on this site.

University of Albany Reference Page - The reference page at the University at Albany provides links for all your needs. This page is extremely useful!

Rhyme Zone - Trying to find a rhyming word? Type your word in the blank, and the site returns words that rhyme with it.

Visuwords - Find out how words are related and what part of speech they belong to with this graphical dictionary.

Thesaurus.com

Altapedia - This site provides physical and political maps of the world as well as facts and statistics.

UT PCL Map Collection

 

Citation Tools & Information

Easy Bib

Citation Machine

Purdue Owl Citation Help

LIU Color-Coded Citation Help

Copyright Guidelines

Copyright with Cyberbee

How NOT to Plagiarize

 

Research Helps

OSLIS Citation Creator

IPL Resources

Persuasive Essay Thesis Builder

 

Popular Sites Used Students

Read Write Think

Multiplication.com

NASA for Students

Texas Parks & Wildlife - Keep Texas Wild

National Geographic Animals

Discovery Education - Science Fair Central

Vocabulary.com

Lit2Go - Downloadable Stories & Poems

Google LitTrips

 

Free Audiobooks

Free Classic Audiobooks

Librivox

Internet Archive: Audio

 

Teen Websites

Need a suggestion on what to read next?  Check out the numerous suggestion sites here.

School Tube

Bibliomania - Free Online Literature and Study Guides

BPL Teens - Series & Sequels

Fantastic Fiction - Find new releases and information on series & sequels

IPL Teenspace

Teenreads.com

Homework Helper - Find links to numerous helpful sites here or search by school subject to get sites specific to your class.

Quiz Hub

Homework Center - Find links to useful tools to help you in any subject.

Quizlet - Make your own flashcards.

Study Stack - Another flashcard site.

Kids.gov

SlimeKids

KidsReads

Book Adventure

Tutor.com - Free tutoring for military families

 

For Fun

Poetry 180

SAT Question of the Day

Travel Pod Geography Challenge

Spelling and Vocabulary City

Sporcle

Free Rice Vocabulary Challenge

Sheppard Software Games - Search by subject.

Gamequarium - More games by subject.

 

College Information & Assistance

College for Texans - Everything you need to know to plan for college.

Apply Texas -Texas Common Application

FASFA - Financial Aid

FinAid!

Adventures in Education

Fast Web - Free Scholarship Search

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Find Tuition

Saving for College with the 529 Plan

Writing Effective Admission Letters

Application Letters & Resumes

U.S. Universities by State

Wiki - This page has links to everything you need to know to choose a college, pick a career, prepare for tests and write college entry essays.

 

Search Engines

eThemes - Student safe online resources from the University of Missouri.

Ask

Google Scholar - Driven by Google, Google Scholar "Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles."

 

Clipart, Images, Sounds & More

321 Clipart

Creative Commons Search

Morgue File

Pics4Learning

Image Base

Purple Planet Royalty Free Music

Free Sound

Incompetech Royalty Free Music

International Music Score Library Project

ELyrics

Lyrics

A to Z Lyrics

 

Texas Newspapers 

San Antonio Express News

Dallas Morning News

Houston Chronicle

Austin Statesman


 

Elementary School Links

Search Tools

 

Kidtopia

Virtual Learning Resources Center

 

Art

ArtsEdge

 

Career Information

Bureau of Labor Statistics

gov

 

Current Events

BBC News

Information Please Almanac– What happened the year you were born?

 

E-Zines (electronic magazines)

Beyond Penguins & Polar Bears

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Young Explorer

Time for Kids

 

ESL Resources

Activities for ESL Students

ESL Resources(California State University)

Everything ESL

Language Guide

 

Foreign Resources

Resources for World Languages

 

Health

Food Safety

 

Homework Help

Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper

Carnegie Library Homework Help

The Math Forum

Jiskha Homework Help

 

Interdisciplinary

Earth Calendar– holidays around the world

Make Beliefs Comix– create a comic

Pet of the Day

Soundzabound– music for presentations

ThinkFinity

 

Library Resources

Awesome Library

Citation Machine

DK Find Out

EasyBib– bibliography tool

Permission to Use Music

Public Domain Music Resource

Literature & Reading

Choosing a book

Dictionary

International Children’s Digital Library

Mythology, Greek

Read, Kiddo

SlimeKids(School Library Media Kids)

Storyline Online

United for Literacy– picture books in many languages

Word Central Dictionary

 

Mathematics

Math Games

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

NCES Kids’ Zone– create a graph

 

Music / Multi-media / Images

Free Play Music

GarageBand

ImageBase— creative commons photos

Pixabay

 

P.E. and Sports

Baseball Page

Rules of Sport

Science

Chem4Kids

Dino Directory– Natural History Museum

Elements

Energy Kids– Department of Energy

Global Warming

Invention Hall of Fame

Science Fair Central

Texas Junior Naturalist

Try Science

USGS Education Resources

Water Cycle

 

Social Studies

50 States & Capitals

American Presidents

Digital Vault– National Archives

DoHistory

Famous Americans

Geography Games

Kiosko— newspapers around the world

Our Documents– US national documents

Texas Beyond History

Texas Treasures

This Day in History– History Channel

  1. Census Bureau

Writing

Grammar Gorillas (grammar practice)