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Capt. Isaac Paine Elementary School Library: For Teachers

Welcome to the new school year!

    This page contains information about, and links to, all of our rich digital resources available to you to use in your classroom and integrate into your curriculums. Many of these digital resources include lesson plans and/or activities and games as well as videos. The majority of them have read-along audio, and many of them are interactive. Many of these resources are IP authenticated so you can use them from school with no need for username and password. If you are asked for a username and password you can ask Mrs. Rothberg or find them Here.

     Our newest resource is the Abdo Zoom databases for biographies and animalsOther digital resources are listed in individual tabs below.

Explore 160 Animals Explore 160 Biographies

Interactive PreK-2 online research databases on Animals & People

Content correlated to national curriculums

Leveled text

Read-along audio

Educational videos

Interactive games

Printable activities

Click HERE for a demo title

Click logo ABOVE to go to our catalog to see our eBook collection.

    To open, read, check out, and download an eBook you will need to log into our catalog with your user name and password. For teachers username is: ips plus your library number and password is: ips (For students username is: their library number and password is: ips)

Many of our eBooks are interactive and multi user (can be used by more than one user at a time) Look for the infinity symbol  in the upper left hand corner of the book cover image. (If you are asked for a username and password you can find them Here)

Here are some sample eBooks:

                

Sample Interactive eBooks: 

          

True Flix is an online resource that combines award-winning True Books content with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, Web links, and text. True Flix is available for all students and teachers in school through IP authentication (no username and password required).  Please see Mrs. Rothberg for username and password to use from home for these digital resources or click HERE.

Sample Title Look for the lesson plan star for each eBook 

 

Digital Data Base on US States

*Ask Mrs. Rothberg or click HERE for listings of CIP usernames and passwords for digital resources.

FEATURES INCLUDE: 

  • Grades 3-6+
  • Comprehensive coverage of each state's history, people, economy, government, and more
  • Articles for each of the 50 states, plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico
  • Up-to-date population and demographic data.
  • Interactive map browse
  • Full-color photographs
  • Maps
  • Timelines
  • Activities
  • Recipes
  • Primary sources

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS:

  • Students can use the wealth of facts, tips and details included to write informative essays or make clear and effective presentations
  • Integrated maps, charts, and photos help students comprehend text
  • Primary and secondary sources reinforce the information presented
  • Detailed steps outline the state's economic, political, cultural, and social history

Sample page: 

eBooks containing American history primary sources, "We Shall Overcome" series, whales, owls, sharks, RI, & a few others

*Ask Mrs. Rothberg or click HERE for listings of CIP usernames and passwords for digital resources.

Funds used to purchase these digital materials were provided through a generous grant from the Scituate Rotary

See eBooks below:

    

Primary Sources:

We Shall Overcome Series:

 

 

 

Interactive eBooks with informational text, audio narration,text highlighting, lesson plans, downloadable writing and digital activities, & videos, 

*Ask Mrs. Rothberg or click HERE for listings of CIP usernames and passwords for digital resources.

Funds used to purchase these digital materials were provided through a generous grant from the Scituate Rotary

Sample eBooks:

American Animals:

Let's Celebrate Freedom: 

   

Animal Superpowers:

Pioneer Spirit: The Westward Expansion:

Safari Animals:

Sea Friends:

Spotlight on History:

 

Under the Sea:

 

Interactive PreK-2 online research databases on Animals & People

Explore 160 Animals Explore 160 Biographies

Content correlated to national curriculums

Leveled text

Read-along audio

Educational videos

Interactive games

Printable activities

*Ask Mrs. Rothberg or click HERE for listings of CIP usernames and passwords for digital resources.

Click HERE for a demo title

Exclusive online features include video clips and slideshows, a worldwide photo gallery, interviews with adults and children, and a unique recipe collection with five local recipes for each country. Plus, create-your-own data tables and charts help put dozens of facts into perspective. Culture Grams is available for all students and teachers in school through IP authentication (no username and password required).  Please see Mrs. Rothberg for username and password to use from home. You can also click HERE

Culture Grams 2 minute overview movie

Culture Grams overview brochure

  • Kids Edition teaches upper-elementary- and middleschool-age children more about the world around them. Each report contains images, historical timelines, and fun facts, along with sections on history, population, “life as a kid,” games and sports, education, and more. 

 

  • States and Provinces Editions feature colorful, easyto-read reports oriented to young users that describe the diversity and history of each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and all 13 provinces of Canada. Each report includes maps, flags, and symbols, as well as sections on history, economy, geography, population, Native Americans, and recipes.

states 

Sample page 

  • World Edition contains primary-source reports on 208 countries and territories—including every United Nations-member state—focusing on 25 cultural categories, including language, personal appearance, greetings, visiting, family, life cycle, and more.

 

 

    This online science resource offers elementary, middle, or high school level science resources including lesson plans, class activities, and research projects among the site’s 5,000 pages of illustrated life science, earth science, physical science, biology, anatomy and ecology for K-12.   

    Exploring Nature is available for all students and teachers in school through IP authentication (no username and password required).  Please see Mrs. Rothberg for username and password to use from home. You can also click HERE

What is Exploringnature.org? Watch this intro movie.

For the Main Index click the banner below

Sample page: 

Rhode Island’s online portal for Statewide Reference Resources 

*If you are asked for a username or password ask Mrs. Rothberg or click HERE 

World Book Web  Includes Encyclopedias for all ages.  Also includes Timelines, Ebooks, and Dramatic Learning.

Mango Languages An online language-learning system  for learning English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.

Heritage Quest Genealogy Resources

African American Heritage - Gemealogy Database

Learning Express Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, e-books, information for school & work.  Includes AP practice exams, PSAT & SAT practice exams, eBooks on test taking skills, and more. 

A to Z Databases – Research United States Businesses

Explora - Primary Level source database

EBSCO Host Databases include:

  • Literary Reference Center (Full-text database - similar to Gale’s Literature Resource Center)
  • Biography Collection Complete (Over 177,000 full text biographies)
  • Points of View ( Full Text Database that provides essays stating both sides of controversial issues)
  • Student Research Center (Search magazines, newspapers, book & encyclopedias, biographies, Radio & TV news transcripts, Country reports, State/Province reports, Primary source documents, Photos, Maps, Flags, Film & video)
  • MasterFILE (full text for 1700 periodicals)
  • GreenFILE (information about human impact to the environment)
  • MEDLINE (authoritative medical information)
  • ERIC & Teacher Reference Center
  • Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia
  • Primary Search (full text magazine database for elementary students)
  • TOPICsearch (full text articles from newspapers and government information)
  • Academic Search Elite (full text for nearly 2100 journals)
  • History Reference Center (full text of 1600 Reference books, 150 periodicals, 57,000 historical documents, 78,000 biographies, 113,000 historical photos & maps, 80 hours of historical video)
  • Auto Repair Reference Center
  • Novelist (Readers’ Advisory for fiction books)

Lerner Digital contains eBooks that are multi user & many are interactive. They can be accessed through our CIP web based catalog (ricat.net), this library web site's "Home" page or this "For Teachers" tab. 

*Ask Mrs. Rothberg or click HERE for listings of CIP usernames and passwords for digital resources.

Funds used to purchase these digital materials were provided through a generous grant from the Scituate Rotary

Sample Interactive eBooks:

   

*There is a direct link to Pebble Go if you click on the picture or words. 

   

Data Base for students K-3 

 Science

 

 

 

 

 

 

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