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Newsela - Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events writtten at different reading levels http://newsela.com/

Best Web Resources for Our Students, Their Teachers and Families http://www.bestlibrary.org/bestweb/2011/09/english.html

Encyclopedia.com REFERENCE INFORMATION YOU CAN TRUST: ENCYCLOPEDIA.COM HAS MORE THAN 100 TRUSTED SOURCES, INCLUDING ENCYCLOPEDIAS, DICTIONARIES, AND THESAURUSES WITH FACTS, DEFINITIONS, BIOGRAPHIES, SYNONYMS, PRONUNCIATION KEYS, WORD ORIGINS, AND ABBREVIATIONS.       drawing of a turkey

Knights Citation Creator  Free Online Citation Creator
 
Sacramento Public Library – Homework Help with Tutor.com http://www.saclibrary.org/?pageId=7

This resource is available for homework help 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Click on Homework Help and enter your FREE library card number.

Sacramento Bee E-edition Read the Sacramento Bee 7 days a weeks on Line at school, home, phone, anywhere you have Internet access.

Class Id: 1721
Password: library 

Highlands HS School Loop
http://hhs.twinriversusd.org/

TRUSD portal that allows teachers to post your assignments and grades online for you   and parents to view. Click “Register” select student or parent. Fill out the form shown. Students need their permanent ID number located on their student ID card.

Thinkfinity http://thinkfinity.org Collection of 9 partner organizations that provide lessons and activities for various subject areas. FREE – URL is Thinkfinity.org and you are in…

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Learn about American History, visit online exhibits, enter exclusive national history competitions, including our annual Civil War Essay Contest, and much more. Free- no password required

www.sweetsearch.com This is a search engine for students. Their staff of research experts and librarians and teachers have evaluated and approved all websites listed.
Free- no password required
 
http://www.ipl.org/ This search engine is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment.  Thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. Free- no password required 

http://www.scirus.com/ The most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. With over 460 million scientific items indexed at last count, it allows researchers to search for not only journal content but also scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information. Free- no password required

http://education.iseek.com/iseek/home.page A targeted search engine that compiles hundreds of thousands of authoritative resources from university, government, and established noncommercial providers. It provides time-saving intelligent search and a personal Web-based library to help you locate the most relevant results immediately and find them quickly later. Free- no password required
 

MLA Formatting & Style Guide
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/