This page contains resources for projects or units of study which have been completed.

Grade 3 - President / Black History Month Projects
  • Biography Channel presents Black HistoryThis website features full length episodes and numerous mini clips about many famous African American public figures such as Barack Obama, Queen Latifah, and Martin Luther King Jr.
  • The Presidents | The White House
    Short history of the U.S. Presidency, along with biographical sketches and portraits of all the presidents to date. From the official White House site.
  • Presidents of the United States (POTUS) - Welcome! In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included.

Black History Month & Presidents Project -
  • Here are some websites which may contain information on your subject.
    • Biography.com - They're all in here... Just waiting to be found! Search the Biography.com database for over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present. (this site has a high reading level)
    • http://www.biography.com/bio4kids/index.jsp More than 30,000 biographies from our almanacs, dictionary, and encyclopedia. (website is on a 3rd-4th grade reading level)
    • InfoPlease Almanac More than 30,000 biographies from InfoPlease's almanacs, dictionary, and encyclopedia.
    • http://www.ala.org/greatsites -- links to great, child-friendly sites compiled by the American Library Association.
    • http://www.kidsclick.org – Child-friendly search engine… sites are screened by librarians
    • S9.com- a wikipedia-like website for biographies -- USE ONLY for INITIAL INFORMATION, CONFIRM INFORMATION FROM OTHER SITES

Grade 3 - Women's History Month & African American History Month projects

  • Women's History Month Project - due March 25, 2011
  • gr3WomensHistoryMonth.pdf - a copy of the expectations and instructions for the project

Grade 3 - Inventors - Project to be completed no later than May 26.
Graphic Organizer for PowerPoint Project - Power Point Graphic organizer.docx

Here are some general resources/websites to use for your Inventor project.

Grade 4 - Erosion & Weathering
http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/visualizations/es1305/es1305page01.cfm?chapter_no=visualization - animation of erosion from water


Grade 4 - New Jersey / Lenni Lenape


Grade 4 - Enrichment/Language Arts -- Mythology Project Resources : Gr4Myths2011-2012.doc-

Grade 4- Planet Brochures
  • Printable Quiz About the Planets- from EnchantedLearning.com
  • Printable Activities about the planets from EnchantedLearning.com (click this for individual planet quizzes)
  • Astronomy Information from EnchantedLearning.com
  • Links to Student-Appropriate websites about various planets - from KidsClick.org (a search engine which only searches sites pre-selected by a committee of librarians)
  • Nine Planets - for Kids! - Nine Planets is a very comprehensive site featuring the nine (now eight) planets of our solar system. The kids' site has been adapted from the original site, and is meant for upper elementary grade students.
  • Nine Planets (the original site) Nine Planets is a very comprehensive site featuring the nine (now eight) planets of our solar system.
  • Welcome to the Planets - website created by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. This site includes planet fact sheets, and "a collection of many of the best images from NASA's planetary exploration program. "
  • Planetary PhotoJournal A searchable collection of press release images from NASA planetary missions.
  • List of links from NASA about the planetsa collection of links from NASA ( National Aeronautics and Space Administration) from their NASA for Kids collection ( Grades K-4 appropriate)
  • Interactive Solar System Facts Learn about the solar system. Click on a rocket to use this interactive animated tutorial to learn facts about the space and the planets. Find information on the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. NOTE: This might not work at school. It is a Flash-based activity site.
  • StarChild: Planets & Dwarf Planets (Level 1)- another NASA-sponsored site with brief, easy-to-read information about each planet. This site has an audio feature which will read the text aloud.
  • StarChild: Planets & Dwarf Planets (Level 2) - another NASA-sponsored site with easy-to-read inforamtion about each planet. Contains slightly more information and more complex information than the Level 1 site. The site does NOT read the text aloud.


Grade 5 - Colonial America


Grade 5 - Native American resources
http://www.panativeamericans.org/index.html - Pennsylvania Native Americanshttp://www.nmai.si.edu/ - National Museum of the American Indian (part of the Smithsonian)http://mappinghistory.uoregon.edu/english/US/us.html - Mapping Historyhttp://www.bia.gov/ - US Bureau of Indian Affairshttp://www.native-languages.org/kids.htm - Native American Facts for Kidshttp://www.ic.arizona.edu/ic/kmartin/School/index.htm - First Americans - Native Americans for Grade Schoolershttp://www.nativeculturelinks.com/nations.html - Lists of links to various tribal sites ( both BY the tribe and ABOUT the tribe) - in ABC order.
http://mith2.umd.edu/eada/ - Early Americas Digital Archive - a collection of electronic texts originally written in or about the Americas from 1492 - about 1820. Maintained and hosted by the University of Maryland . For advanced research, but good as a primary resource.
http://www.firstpeople.us/FP-Html-Legends/Legends-AB.html - First Peoples Myths and Legends
http://www.dickshovel.com/trbindex.html - Native Tribes of the US and Canada
http://www.mrdonn.org - a well-organized website ( great for both teachers and students) with links to various social studies topics
http://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/index.html - the Native American page to the above site
http://www.bigorrin.org - a kid-friendly site with links to information about Native tribes and their languages and culture.



Grade 5 - Explorers

Grade 5 - Energy
energy resource oral presentation.xls (Assessment Rubric)