Please read the following if you need access to eBooks/audiobooks and other learning content while schools are temporarily closed.
All District 186 students are encouraged to read 5 books over the summer and log their reading.
Information about the program and reading log are attached.
Please know students may also participate in summer reading programs through Barnes & Noble as well as the Lincoln Library (Springfield, IL). These are both FREE and students can earn prizes!
Greek Mythology Websites
Scroll way, way to the bottom of this one to get various myths, legends, heroes, gods, etc.
For this one- skip past the “lesson” part and there’s just a basic paragraph about each of the gods.
Check out what your favorite authors are up to and connect with them via their websites. Here are some fan favorites:
Walter Dean Myers
Matt de la Pena
Check out this cool website that has images of wild animals caught on trail cameras!
This link will take you to the Lincoln Library Homepage.
This link will take you to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Homepage.
7th Grade Legends of Our Land
Alpha Master List of American Indian Tribes
ANCIENT ROMAN CLOTHING SEARCH
Start with this site to work on the clothing search worksheet.
Also use this site to complete the clothing search worksheet.
Quick, easy to read information about the clothing, hair styles and jewelry worn by Roman men, women, boys and girls.
Books & Authors
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site (Author Pages).
Scholastic Author and Books. Choose "Browse by author".
Children's Literature Web Guide with an alphabetical listing of authors.
Yahoo Young Adult Author with a listing of authors that can be arranged alphabetically or by popularity.
Open Directory Project directs you to places on the Web to search for various author information.