- LITTLE EXPLORERS by Enchanted Learning Software
2,460 illustrated dictionary entries! Each word is used in a meaningful example sentence. Most entries have links to a related web site. Just click on an underlined word (or its accompanying picture), and you'll link to a related page. LITTLE EXPLORERS makes surfing the Internet very easy. A picture-dictionary format is used to link to hundreds of carefully-chosen child-friendly sites around the world. Since the pictures are links, even pre-readers can surf with a minimum of help and guidance from their favorite adult. Older kids can use Little Explorers as a school reference. This is the English version. Other languages are available.
Little Explorers-A multi-lingual picture dictionary with links to educational activities and games. Even preschoolers can surf carefully chosen kids' sites on the web. The format is an easy to use, illustrated word book. The pictures and words are links to educational activities, games, and nursery rhymes. This on-line illustrated, linking dictionary for children was designed
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- WordSift - Visualize Text (MUST SEE)
Paste your text into the box. Press 'Sift' to visualize. The program helps to quickly identify important words that appear in the text. Integrated with the amazing Visual Thesaurus® and Google® searches of images and videos. With just a click on any word in the Tag Cloud, the program displays instances of sentences in which that word is used in the text.
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- World History
HyperHistoryHyperHistory is an expanding scientific project presenting 3,000 years of world history with an interactive combination of synchronoptic lifelines, timelines, and maps. A display from the simple to the more complex. The graphics in the Center Panel provide a first quick overview of general information linked to short texts in the right Text Panel.More comprehensive information is provided at the bottom of the text files with www links.
World History : HyperHistory Online navigates through 3 000 years of World History with links to important persons of world historical importance; civilization timelines; events and facts; and historical maps
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in Social Studies > World History by 34 users
- Earthquake Image Glossary
This site contains an excellent glossary of earthquake related vocabulary all supported with visuals.
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards
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- PBS Teachers — Resources For The Classroom
This website provides teachers with a variety of resources, including Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) station outreach activities, details on PBS television programs, and lesson plans organized by curricular subject, topic, and grade level. Browsing by subject will provide teachers with access to lesson plans and activities for mathematics, science, social studies, and the arts. A number of the lesson plans and activities connect these subject areas to CTE areas such as agriculture, transportation, communications, engineering, journalism and media, technology and civilization, and architecture.
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- Vocabulary Map Graphic Organizer Printouts
EnchantedLearning.com This site provides examples of graphic organizers, some specific for vocabulary. For some resources there is a small subscription fee. However, see free visual dictionaries.
Vocabulary Map Graphic Organizer Printouts.
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- Vocabulary Support for Houghton Mifflin Reading Series
HM Story VocabularyThis website has pictures that are aligned to the vocabulary words for each story in the Houghton Mifflin Reading series. Grades 2-5 also have word cards with definition activities. Santa-Maria Bonita School District Submitted by Joan Kossack
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- Educator Resources Visual Thesaurus
The Visual Thesaurus is a tremendous resource for improving your students' reading, writing, and communication skills. there is a small subscription fee. Students find the Visual Thesaurus playful and are quickly engaged with learning new words and concepts. The Visual Thesaurus can be used by a wide range of students from elementary school to the college level and beyond. I haven't subscribed yet, so don't know quality.
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