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Mr. Battaglia's Top Ten Web Resources for Students, Parents, and Staff

1 Spelling/Related Word Use

Merriam-Webster provides a totally free, online dictionary/thesaurus for anyone who has access to the Internet. Visit the Merriam-Webster online dictionary at:

www.m-w.com

2 Encyclopedia Articles

As a student of the L’Anse Creuse school district, you have free access to WorldBook Online, a regularly updated online encyclopedia containing thousands of articles. You can access Worlbook via the district intranet at: http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Home

If you want to access Worldbook Online from your home computer, you must use the username and password provided by the district. Follow these steps:

1. Go to www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Home

2. Enter the username lcpsworldbook

3. Enter the password lcpsbooks

3 Phrases & Sayings

The Phrase Finder is a free online resource containing the origins and meanings of hundreds of well-known phrases that are still widely used today. Visit the Phrase Finder at: http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/

 

4 Urban Legends & Hoaxes

The Urban Legends Reference Pages provides free, current, updated information on hundreds of urban legends, stories, and hoaxes. If you are ever in doubt about a story you have heard or an e-mail you have received, The Urban Legends Reference Pages is the place to verify it! Visit them at: http://www.snopes.com

5 Translating Text/Web Pages

Google provides a totally free, online text and Web page translator. You can translate words, sentences, blocks of text, and Web pages with the click of a mouse! To translate text, visit Google Translate at: www.google.com/translate_t

6 Math

Webmath is a site composed of many math "fill-in-forms" into which you can type the math problem you're working on. Linked to these forms is a powerful set of math-solvers that can instantly analyze your problem, and when possible, provide you with a step-by-step solution, instantly! Begin your math problem-solving at: http://webmath.com

 7 Verse, Quotes, Fiction/Nonfiction Reference

Bartleby.com provides a free online resource containing thousands of verse, quotations, and fiction/non-fiction related reference materials. Use the Search box to search for information related to famous verses, quotes, and other interesting information. Visit Bartleby and begin learning new things at: http://www.bartleby.com

8 World History

HyperHistory Online contains over 3000 years of world history in its pages. With an easy to use navigation and intuitive interface, you can begin learning about the people and events that changed the world. Begin your historical journey at: http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html

9 Art History

Art History Resources on The Web is a site index containing links to thousands of articles and images covering over 30,000 years of art! This Website is constantly updated and meticulously maintained by Christopher Witcombe, Professor of Art History at Sweetbriar College, Virginia. Visit the site index at: http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html

10 Science & Research

ScienceDaily.com contains thousands of current articles on a variety of subjects including health & medicine, mind & brain, and plants & animals, just to name a few. With an easy to use drop-down menu, information is just a click away. Start your scientific discoveries at: www.sciencedaily.com

 

 

 

Last updated: 5/6/2013 1:25:13 PM