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CMS Library: Research

News Sources to Check Out

CMS News Sources on the Internet

Current Events Report - Click on the link to download a copy to complete for homework.

4Square Form - Click on the link to download a copy if needed.

Newspapers, News Sources and Databases on the Internet

EBSCO Choose "Student Resource Center" to choose from newspaper and magazine articles, country reports, books and encyclopedias, biographies, state and province reports, primary source documents, and photos, maps and flags. 

Time for Kids - EASY READING Time Magazine written especially for kids!

Dogo News - Current Events, Science, Sports news and more!

Headline Spot - News for kids and current events. Sections are available for top stories, science, environment, sports and lots of other areas!

Science News for Kids - Check out the lastest info in science!

Sports Illustrated for Kids - See what is happening in the world of sports!

US. Army Times Military news and information.

CNN Student News This site will allow you to find information on both current and news events that occurred in the last several years.

Google News An excellent resource for finding an article about any event. This source allow uses to see how different news organizations are reporting the same story.

‚ÄčOpinion Pages This site provides access to the most current editorials, opinions, commentaries and columnists from more than 600 English newspapers and magazines on the World Wide Web.

Today's Front Pages 216 Front Pages from 26 countries.

Lycos Top News The top stories in the U.S. includes a section with polls and editorial cartoons.

Student Connections The New York Times Learning Network is a free service for students in grades 3-12, their teachers and parents.

USA Today This site features the Web based version of this popular paper with national and international news. Yahoo News A great place to find information online on current events.

Local News
Chariho Times 
Providence Journal
South County Independent   
Westerly Sun 

Biographies

Answers
Search the research website for information on various people; artists, inventors, composers, etc.

Harcourt Multimedia Biographies

Homework Center - Biographies
This site has links to many sites featuring biographies and allows you to search for biographies by subject categories like heroes, scientists, rulers, etc.

National Inventors Hall of Fame
Brief biographies of inventors, with a timeline, and additional information on inventions.

Scholastic Honor Roll of Notable Women Follow the link to "List of women" where you will find an alphabetical list of women with links to internet sites with biographical information.

Check out the "Women's History" links we have too!