Mrs. Houck's Virtual Library
Tom Cox Intermediate
A note from Mrs. Houck
Here you will find a variety of things to explore, many book related and some not. I hope these activities will inspire you to keep reading, learning, and growing! Don't forget to attach a book talk about what you are reading or a picture of you reading a great book... Happy Reading & Exploring!! (Categories are alphabetized- click gray button to access)
Virtually visit some of the best art galleries, aquariums, museums, and zoos, around the world . There are also lesson ideas, activities and book suggestions to extend the learning for each type of destination.
Play vocabulary games and for each answer you get right, the sponsors send the cash equivalent of 10 grains of rice to the World Food Program, who use it to save and change lives.
Find activities, jokes and games, explore, share and listen to kid podcasts.
Find some novel ways to spend your extra time making a difference on this site.
Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home
Great resource for daily schedule and lessons for all age levels.
Free Trials during our time at home:
This site contains fun videos sharing ideas about math concepts. Videos are free.
Photos of TC students Reading Great Books
Publisher Abdo has made available some online books for free. Check them out here.
The Big List of over 50 Children’s Authors Doing Online Read Alouds & Activities for ages pk-12th grade.
As long as schools are closed, we're open. Starting today, kids can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages. Stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Click on link to see past transcripts of webcast & then join each Tuesday at 1pm to hear author Rex Ogle read the next chapters in Aiden's story. (This is a live story in the "writing" you don't want to miss it.)
Art*Writing Workshop*Beginning Stories*Read Alouds*Writing Prompts
Digital library for kids-available free to families until June 30 - sign in by creating a profile on the attached site. Happy Reading!!!!
This site provides help with homework, provides facts, games and trivia quizzes for you!
Use this code to add a book talk about your recent reading. The code is: 5345eafa
Follow the directions on the link to access free ebooks provided by Follett, our library manager program.
During our extended time at home, all of these ebooks and audiobooks are free.
Enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, movies, and music on Hoopla with your Public Library Card.
Junior Library Guild provides our great "gold sticker" books we have in our library. They are offering ebooks for free for the next 60 days. Check them out using this link.
Large list of curated YouTube and Facebook Read Alouds, and Interactive Creations.
Get information about book reviews, authors, read blog posts by authors & sometimes listen to them read a bit of their book, get info on series and more.
Some free ebooks as well as activities for Reading, English, Math, and kids' activities.
Get excited about high-interest, relevant books — selected for the 2019-2020 school year
20+ Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.
Well known children's stories translated into Spanish. Read along in Spanish or English & when you take a break from reading, try your hand at learning a little Spanish.
Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
Teaching Books.net-is a site often used by teachers, but has 173,265 resources about children's and young adult books.
Mrs. Eaves made a video for us- click to find out how to access our ebooks.
Science & Social Studies
Virtually visit the Cincinnati Zoo through this Facebook page. Watch live daily at 2:00 pm for fun & educational content. See safaris on its website & YouTube
Access many non-fiction articles and a large variety of kid friendly activities.