Important Links for Teachers!
Christina Teacher's Email Access
District email access for teachers.
Christina School District Intranet
This is a source for the educators of the Christina School District and only
accessible through one of the district buildings. NOT available for
Literacy Links Assessments
This information is available only through the one of the district
buildings. It may NOT be accessed from home.
Literacy Links - Elementary LFS Resources
This information is on the Internet and can be accessed from home.
Literacy Links - DCAS/Common Core State Standards
Terra Nova materials have been added to assist teachers in prepping students
Math Connects Essential Questions / Big Ideas
Great site to use to review Math facts or practice English skills.
Collection of HMH Essential Questions and Big Ideas
HMH Teacher Links
As listed by the Reading Coach at Bancroft.
Kindergarten Essential Questions, Skills, Strategies
First Grade Essential Questions, Skills, and Strategies
Second Grade Essential Questions, Skills, and Strategies
Third Grade Essential Questions, Skills, and Strategies
Online Magazines, Newspapers, & Encyclopedias for younger users. To
access from home
Fictional Video Viewing Sheets
This sheet asks for the same types of information that students would be
expected to identify when reading Fiction.
Informational Non-fiction Video Viewing Sheets
This sheet was created as a companion piece to the Eye Witness Video series.
Differentiating between FACT and OPINION, LEGEND, and BELIEF are difficult
skills even for adults.
This is a web site that is allied with Google to provide English/Spanish and
Spanish/English translations. One nice feature is that not only will
it write out the words, but it will also read them out loud so that you
might hear how words should be pronounced.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
A categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional
growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and
EduHound Site Sets
EduHound and Time for Kids
have partnered! To bring you free
classroom teaching tools to engage and motivate your class!
DOE's English Language Arts
Has standards and DSTP scores along with anchor papers and writing prompts with a link to additional
resources, including the Delaware Student Testing Program's Item
Google Earth Lessons
This site includes some how-to's and lessons for your students in science,
geography and math.
Google Lit Trips
Each trip is an interactive multimedia experience created using
Google Earth and stored as a KMZ
file. (Although they may sound complex, KMZ files that run Google
Earth are relatively easy to create and navigate.)
Investigating Earthquakes Using Real Time Data
Students learn to how to integrate the use of real-time web-based
technology in trying to solve problems earthquakes cause scientists
every day, earthquake forecasting.
Real World Math
This site is all about using Google Earth in the math classroom.
Sally Ride Science Content for Google Earth
Take an educational tour through the universe beyond our own solar
system. Sally Ride Science is dedicated to fueling girls' and boys'
interests in science, math and technology.
Many pages of classroom teaching aids at this site, some with printable
graphic organizers for every occasion and subject.
6 Traits of Writing : OWL
(Online Writing Lab) for Elementary Students
This site is broken down into the 6 traits with examples of each. Ideas,
Organization, Voice, Sentence Fluency, Word Choice, and Conventions. There
is a table of links below. Most are broken, but the rubrics and the
Classroom Posters are excellent.
RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher
who wants to use rubrics but does not have the time to develop them
from scratch. There is a tutorial and templates based on subject matter.
What is the Big6? It is the research method preferred by the librarians
in the Christina School District. It is supported by administrative
offices and will be used by students beginning in Kindergarten all the way
through High School.
This site is a Thinkfinity
partner site. Created by the IRA and the NCTE it provides lesson plans
and resources for students, parents, and teachers.
There are a multitude of educational internet resources with state content
standards and lesson plans.
lesson plans, teacher resources, and student research sites. This is an update of the very popular MarcoPolo site.
State Standards and Curricula
Standards The Library strongly
Delaware Department of Education Content Standards and Curricula. This site has the
complete selection of standards for all subject areas for grades K-12.
DPAS II - Delaware Performance Appraisal System
Documents needed to document teacher growth.
Super Teacher Worksheets
Printable, free worksheets for teachers in both Math and ELA topics.
Internet Public Library
All of the websites listed here have been selected and evaluated by public
These is a monthly list of websites assembled by topic educators from the
state of Wisconsin. They have a large archive of the monthly reports as
Five of Website Evaluation
Now that you have access to a lot useful websites, you may want to add some to
the school webpage for your students to use. Please use this handy form to
evaluate the website and then hand it to the librarian to be added to the
This site has human beings doing the research and answering questions.
While the research is thorough and meticulous, there are pop-ups galore.
DO NOT RESPOND to any! Just close the window and keep on working.
Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS)
Educational Technology Standards and Performance Indicators
for All Teachers. This is where you can see what the expectations are
for all teachers.
Using Filamentality is as easy as filling-in-the-blank. A variety of activity
formats are readily available, including hotlists, scrapbooks, treasure hunts,
subject samplers, and WebQuests.
Jan Brett's Piggybacks for Teachers
The web projects are intended for use by elementary students, teachers and
librarians. The lessons, links and activities can be adapted to fit the
backgrounds and experiences of individual children or an entire class.
Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents.
Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your
Create Your Own Interactive Games
There are several premade computer games or you can create your own.
QuizStar is another online quiz generator created by the same people who
developed TrackStar. Don't forget to look at the tutorial if you need a little
help figuring out how to create a quiz.
TrackStar facilitates organizing and annotating Web resources for students.
Simply collect Web sites, enter them into TrackStar, add annotations for your
students, and you have an interactive, online lesson called a Track. Create
your own Track or use one of the hundreds of thousands already made by other
educators. Search the database by subject, grade, or theme and standard for a
quick and easy activity. There is a tutorial to help you create your track.
Eyes on the Sky & Feet on the Ground
Provides hundreds of hands-on astronomy explorations for Grades 2-6. Topics
include earth's rotation & orbit, earth's tilt, shadows, seasons, time
zones, the moon, calendars, maps, the solar system, & tides. Activities
help students understand the scientific process. Suggestions are included for
discussions before & after explorations.
Math-Drills.Com includes over 6000 free math worksheets with answer
keys. You may use the free math worksheets on this website to assess
students' mastery of basic math facts, to give students extra practice, and
to teach new math strategies.
This site will generate graph paper in any size or color to your
Anyone attempting to teach PowerPoint to their students should check here
List of tips to common PowerPoint questions all hyperlinked to the answers.
Got a piece of text that you need to
determine the reading level? Copy and paste
in a piece of text, or give it a URL, and it will analyze the text for word
count, readability, sentence count, average sentence length, most frequently
used words, etc. A useful tool for teachers and for writers. It is
available in French and English.
Google Language Translator
This tool will take text or web pages written in one language, and translate
them into another. Type in a message and it translates it for you from
English into Spanish, German, etc. Very helpful for those of us working
with ESL families.
Some documents on
this site may require a special PDF reader. If you need to
download this free program, please click here!