Third Grade Websites and Research Tools Third grade students learn about organisms and their environment and magnetic forces. Mrs. Morgan created this webpage to share information with students who want to learn more about those topics.

 

September ~ October ~ November December ~ January February ~ ~ March ~

April ~ May June 

Library Catalog ~ Databases ~

 

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=ITKE&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Use the Kids InfoBits database for information on weather, landforms, erosion, animal adaptations, and more.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_es&locid=mlin_n_staesl

The Encyclopedia Britannica is a good all purpose encyclopedia with articles written for elementary students.

Follet Destiny Library Catalog

Use the library catalog to find books in the school’s collection or to browse kid-friendly and grade appropriate websites.

Type to Learn

Students in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade have Type to Learn accounts. Students should make time to practice at home everyday.

 
 

 

 

September
1. Computer Lab Rules and Expectations
2. Internet Safety
3. Dewey Decimal: Selfies in the Stacks

Kahoot
October 
1. Digital Citizenship
2. Typing Practice
3. GRA Post Card Exchange
4. GRA Pen Pals

Dance Mat Typing

FBI Safe Online Surfing https://sos.fbi.gov
FBI SOS

Halloween Candy Hunt
Trick or Treat

Halloween Word Search
December
1. Hour of Code
2. Write a Holiday Letter

Hour of Code: Moana https://hourofcode.com/moana

Moana

Hour of Code: Star Wars https://code.org/starwars
Star Wars

Puppy Adventure

Hour of Code: Minecraft https://code.org/minecraft
Minecraft

Candy Quest
Type to Learn

Hour of Code

Friendly Letter Maker
January
1. Animal Research
2. Typing Practice
Type to Learn
 
February
1. Animal Research
2. Typing Practice
Type to Learn
President's Day Word Search
Valentine's Day Crossword
Valentine's Day Word Search
March
1. Locating Age Appropriate & Reliable Information
2. Animal Research
3. Typing Practice

1. Locating Age Appropriate & Reliable Information
2. Animal Research

Word Search Creator

Word Search Creator

Must Pop Words
Must Pop

Easter Crossword

Easter Crossword

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Word Search

Easter Word Search
Search for images safely!

http://www.pics4learning.com/

 


Britannica
Britannica
The Encyclopedia Britannica is a good all purpose encyclopedia with articles written for elementary students.
April
1. Poetry Appreciation
2. Animal Research, Typing a Script
3. Making a Video
4. Green Screen
May
1. Research Project
2. Make a Poster using Google Drive
3. Making a Video
4. Green Screen
5. Typing Practice
1. Health Careers: Making an Alphabet Book

June
1. Write Your Own Comic Strip
2. Google Earth

Write Comics http://writecomics.com/

Write Comics

Make Beliefs Comix.Com http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/

Build Your Wild Self http://www.buildyourwildself.com/

Build Your Wild Self

Google Earth

Biography Project: Mrs. Frasca’s Links

https://guest.portaportal.com/bioproject

Library Catalog
https://swampscott.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?site=104&context=saas39_2000441
Parents, you can help your student search for books in the school library from home. Just follow the link above.
Enter a keyword (or author or title) and press return on your keyboard. Be sure to write down the call number and take note of whether the book is currently available for check out (look to the right, if you see 1/1 copies available the book is on the shelf; if you see 0/1 copies available the book is currently checked out).

Databases

 

Science Databases
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=ITKE&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Use the Kids InfoBits database for information on weather, landforms, erosion, animal adaptations, and more.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_es&locid=mlin_n_staesl

The Encyclopedia Britannica is a good all purpose encyclopedia with articles written for elementary students.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=SCIC&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Science in Context has articles on all science topics. The articles have been written for more advanced readers and elementary students may need help reading some articles.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=HWRC-1&locid=mlin_n_staesl
Use the Health & Wellness Resource Center to find articles from magazines and newspapers, as well as reports, encyclopedia entries, and book chapters for a wide range of health topics.
Social Studies Databases 

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=ITKE&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Use the Kids InfoBits database for information on weather, landforms, erosion, animal adaptations, and more.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_es&locid=mlin_n_staesl

The Encyclopedia Britannica is a good all purpose encyclopedia with articles written for elementary students.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=SP23&locid=mlin_n_staesl

The database has lots of information about Massachusetts. This is written for more advanced readers and students may need help reading some articles.

Language Arts Databases

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=BIC1&locid=mlin_n_staesl
Use the Biography in Context database to find articles about people. The articles have been written for more advanced readers and elementary students may need help reading some articles.
http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=BNA&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Use the Books & Authors database to find information for a book report. You can search by book title, author, or genre. You can also search by geographic region, time period or character. The articles have been written for more advanced readers and elementary students may need help reading some articles.

Spanish Language Database

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_escolar&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Spanish edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica has articles written for Spanish speaking elementary students.

Remember to practice typing five minutes every day.