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Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student

Britannica Escolar

Enciclopedia español para los estudiantes más jóvenes y educadores Spanish encyclopedia for younger students and educators
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, Spanish Speaker
  • Completa enciclopedia española - Complete Spanish encyclopedia
  • Incluye artículos, imágenes , mapas, tablas , líneas de tiempo , así como un diccionario completo y atlas - Includes articles, images, maps, tables, timelines, as well as a complete dictionary and atlas

Britannica Fundamentals

Innovative early learning resource for students in grade levels kindergarten through second grade
Elementary School Student
  • Previously Britannica Learning Zone
  • Play: interactive games on early literacy and math skills
  • Read: animated e-books introducing fundamental concepts while building language, critical thinking, and comprehension skills
  • Create: drawing tool providing students the opportunity to illustrate a concept or express their own personality
  • Explore: videos and images on the biomes of the world and their distinct characteristics

Britannica School - Elementary

Encyclopedia articles with images, maps, games, and other learning materials for elementary school students and educators
Elementary School Student
  • Every article and image have a citation
  • Double-click on a word for definitions, pronunciations, and Spanish translation
  • Switch between levels to find the appropriately difficult article

Britannica School Atlas - Elementary

Interactive world atlas designed especially for younger students
Elementary School Student
  • Full-color maps that reflect today's world
  • Access data on population, languages, and monetary units
  • Links to age-appropriate articles​

Britannica School Images & Videos - Elementary

Browse Britannica's images and videos for elementary school students
Elementary School Student
  • Browse by Animals, Fine Arts, Language Arts, Places, Plants and Other Living Things, Science and Mathematics, Social Studies, Sports and Hobbies, and World Religions
  • All images and videos have a citation
 

Explora for Elementary Schools

Search interface for EBSCO's elementary school resources
Elementary School Student
  • ​​​​​​​Browse by Animals, Arts & Music, Biographies, Geography, Language Arts, Math, Science & Health, and Social Studies
  • Searches American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, and Primary Search
  • Also includes the Primary Search Reference eBook Collection
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile)
For Educators​

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia for students and adults
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Over 25,000 encyclopedia entries, including images

LearningExpress Library School Center

Skill building resources for classroom and homework success. Divided into: Grades 4-8 Educator Resources and High School Students. 
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student

Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary

The largest, most comprehensive American dictionary
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student
  • More than 700,000 definitions with 143,000 etymologies
  • Also includes Top 10 Lists, Word of the Day, and "Ask the Editor" videos
  • Revised for today's librarians, teachers, and students

Newspapers.com Library Edition - World Collection

Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s - 2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries  
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Wisconsin Newspapers in BadgerLink Title List (includes titles from U.S. Newsstream, Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers, and Newspapers.com Library Edition World Collection)
  • Contains United States, Canada, United Kingdom & Ireland, Australia, and Panama titles
  • At least 150 Wisconsin titles
  • Ongoing updates and new content continually added 

NoveList K-8

Children's fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student
  • Search for books by keyword and reading level (Lexile)
  • Includes book recommendations created by book experts
  • Search by terms of appeal like style and mood

PBS Wisconsin Education

Educational videos, images, and animations spanning all curricular areas
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Educator
  • Innovative, cost-free multimedia resources including videos, student interactives, eBooks, and a new Wisconsin historical inquiry adventure game
  • Gateway to PBS LearningMedia and PBS NEWSHOUR Student Reporting Labs
  • Award-winning classroom resources connect to Wisconsin's academic standards
  • Includes PBS Wisconsin Education productions like Climate Wisconsin, Into the Book, Into the Map, The Ways, Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Wisconsin Biographies, Wisconsin Hometown Stories, Young Performers Initiative and others

Primary Search

Full-text magazines for elementary school
Elementary School Student
  • Contains nearly 100 full-text popular children's magazines
  • Covers a variety of topics including endangered species, musicians, fitness, space exploration and more
  • Includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, and American Heritage Children's Dictionary
  • Full-text articles are searchable by reading level indicator (Lexile) ​

TeachingBooks

An engaging collection of resources that brings books to life
Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Educator
Empowers all readers to:
  • Connect deeply with a book they are reading
  • Gain new insights and understanding from award-winning authors
  • Reinforce cultural authenticity and perspectives with diverse books
  • Cultivate a life-long love of reading 
  • Find author interviews, lesson plans & interactive activities, discussion guides, and more to support literacy instruction

U.S. Newsstream

Current and archival to 1980s U.S. news featuring key national and regional sources including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune as well as over 80 Gannett titles.
General Public, Elementary School Student, Middle School Student, High School Student, Higher Ed Student
  • Wisconsin Newspapers in BadgerLink Title List (includes titles from U.S. Newsstream, Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers, and Newspapers.com Library Edition World Collection)
  • Daily updates and same day publication access to over 250 titles
  • Includes newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites.