Student Resources



Need help researching a particular topic? These pathfinders will lead the way!


rtb_160_120.jpgRead the Books Readers can search for books by grade level or category, watch a short cartoon about the title, and write their own book review. (Sponsored by the Harris County Public Library System). Watch this sample review of a book from Monarch's Library.


Basic Steps in the Research Process
How to Write an Essay
Transition Words and Phrases "Transition words and phrases help establish clear connections between ideas and ensure that sentences and paragraphs flow together smoothly, making them easier to read." On this website you will find a list of words and phrases that will help you to create transition sentences.


Spin and Spell Practice your spelling with this flash game!


Just For Kids This Web site from the University of Illinois Extension offers a number fun, interactive programs on a variety of life science topics. Learn about the weather, bugs, trees, nutrition, and much more!


State Facts for Students Search for census information provided by the US Census Bureau


Computer Literacy Lessons Watch interactive movies about Internet searching, using the mouse and keyboard, practicing touch-typing, word processing, creating a powerpoint, creating spreadsheets and more!

Bully Prevention Resources

Check out this Video by our Read180 students. During this process, students created a skit, a comic strip, and anti-bullying posters!

Anti-Bullying Information

Stop Bullying Now! The Stop Bullying Now web site, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, contains 12 short animated "webisodes" focusing on the message of taking a stand and lending a hand.

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