Expand any of the entries below to see the textbooks available online for that subject.
If access requires a password it will be noted along with the book. Please be sure to get these passwords from your teacher ahead of time!
Please note that all SpringBoard books require a user name and password to access.
Please check with your ELA teacher and they can give you this information.
Please note that all the math books require a user name and password to access.
Please check with your math teacher and they can give you this information.
Currently anyone can use the links to explore related content to the textbooks. For access to the actual books online please check with your teacher.
Please note that many of the social studies books require a user name and password to access.
Please check with your social studies teacher and they can give you this information.
Check out the items below for a plethora of useful and fun links related to each subject!
Art-related videos. This requires an iBoss sign in from school and the site has been down a lot lately.
San Francisco MOMA
Explore the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Explore history through Art in this collaboration with Khan Academy.
Interact with Art
Edit and add effects to your photos.
Warning: These could make you dizzy!
Create a Picasso Potato Head!
Draw a picture, submit, and then watch another user draw their picture.
Create virtual snowflakes with no paper mess!
The classic word cloud designer.
Study and Vocabulary Boosters
Creative Writing Prompts
Find some inspiration for your next writing project.
Flash Card Stash
The easiest way to study!
A guide to grammar and writing.
Daily word puzzles.
Find the perfect rhyme, or synonym, or definition.
What would you like to learn today?
Videos to help expand your vocabulary.
Improve your vocabulary with progressively harder quizzes.
Poetry and Short Stories
Fables, audio, and searchable.
A list of 20 great American short stories.
A directory of classic short stories.
East of the Web
Discover short stories from a British perspective.
The Children's Poetry Archive
The Poetry Archive is a place where everyone can listen to poetry.
Let a photo inspire the poet in you.
Ransom Note Generator
Cover your tracks with a clever ransom note.
Shape your word clouds.
The classic word cloud designer.
The World Factbook from the CIA
Learn about the many languages spoken throughout the world.
Health and Fitness
Fun Health Links
Kids Health: Teens
Info, games, and quizzes for teens.
Would you eat that?
A game of food and ingredients courtesy of the Museum of Science + Industry, Chicago.
Math Skills Links
Hone your skills as you play a math themed version of a popular game show.
Fraction and Decimal Games
Give your brain a workout at the Math Playground!
Order of Operations
Visit these sites for great games that will teach you order of operations.
Fun Math Links
Math and Logic Problems
Develop logical reasoning skills.
Enjoy various games and puzzles possible thanks to the power of math!
Invasive Species Project
Threats to Biodiversity in King County
A summary of the threats to biodiversity that includes links for further reading.
WA Dept of Fish and Wildlife Aquatic Invasive Species
Information on how to avoid spreading invasive species for boat owners.
National Invasive Species Info Center
USDA web portal to details on invasive species.
US Forest Service Invasive Species Program
A list of of invasive species published by the US Forest Service.
Geologic Time Scale
Check out the following sites for information on the Geologic Time Line/Scale:
Fossils, Facts and Finds
University of California Museum of Paleontology
Click the link above and save the brochure to your Google Drive. Begin editing the brochure.
Click the link above to download the Word document, then save it to your flashdrive. Begin editing the brochure.
Useful Science Project Tools
Create a 30-second movie with professional features.
Create an interactive poster.
iMovie Tutorial at hoonuit
First, click this link to log in to hoonuit using your student ID and password.
Second, click here to access the tutorial.
Noodle Tools for MLA Citations
Sign in with your student ID and password.
Make an online booklet.
Create an interactive timeline.
Create a website.
Fun Science Links
Destroy the Castle
PBS Lost Empires Trebuchet builder
Create landscapes and cities ... then blow them up!
Experiment-packed site with some seriously fun science info.
Courtesy of the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.
Fun Science, Neat Jobs, Awesome Tech!
Run your own firm of lawyers...
The Gold Rush
PBS Gold Rush Feature
Visions of Earth
National Geographic photos of the world.
National History Day Resources
Library of Congress
Official site of the Library of Congress.
Search through archives and records.
Citing Primary Sources
A detailed description of MLA citations from the Library of Congress.
The online presence of the Cable News Network.
A combination of news and a museum.
Check with your teacher for sign in details.
Time for Kids
A news site designed to bring news stories to kids.
Student News Daily
Articles and quizzes on current events.
Stories from the Public Broadcasting System "Newshour" program.
The Learning Network (The New York Times)
Teaching and learning with the New York Times.
The website of Seattle's newspaper.
Ancient Egypt Resources
Databases to search (Library Page-Researching)
1. WorldBook Online
3. GVRL (Gale Virtual Reference)
KCLS - Log in to your KCLS student account. Check out these two databases:
1. Daily Life Through History
2. History Study Center
Ancient Egypt Web Sources
In depth references on Ancient Egypt:
The History Channel
Articles and images that explain the social structure and classes of ancient Egypt:
Social Pyramid - Ancient Egypt
Egyptian Social Pyramid
Egyptian Social Structure
The Social Structure of Ancient Egypt
Articles on music in ancient Egypt:
Music in Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Music
Articles on painters and painting in ancient Egypt:
The painter in ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian painting facts for kids
A look at jewelry in ancient Egypt:
Jewelry in Ancient Egypt
The jeweler in Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Jewelry
Potters and pottery in ancient Egypt:
The pottery in ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian baskets and weavers:
Ancient history of Egyptian weavers
Leather crafting in ancient Egypt:
Leather work in ancient Egypt
A couple of sites focused on ancient Egyptian sculpture:
Sculpture of Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Sculpture
Washington 20th Century Scrapbook
A site that allows you to create a fictitious person in Washington's history.
Looking for the older version of this? Use this link instead.
A free encyclopedia of Washington state history.
Museum of History and Industry Photo Archive
A wealth of images and photos preserved online.
UW Libraries Digital Collection
Images from Washington history and more!
Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest
A directory of visual and historical repositories.
History.com - Washington
An entire page dedicated to Washington at History.com.
Pacific Northwest Native American Websites
Coastal Native Americans:
Northwest Coast Indians
Northwest Coast Native Americans
American Indians - Northwest Bands
Pacific Northwest Native Americans
Native Americans - People of the Northwest Coast (video)
Plateau Native Americans:
Plateau Indians @ Encyclopedia Britannica
Plateau Indians in Canada
Early People of the Plateau
Plateau American Indian Facts
Pacific Northwest Native American Tribes:
History Link (search for tribes)
PNW Indian Tribes from Archaeolink
UW Libraries: PNW Native Americans
Chinook Indian Nation
Colville Confederated Tribes
Elwha Klallam Timeline
Puyallup Tribe History
Quileute Nation History
S'Klallam of Jamestown
S'Klallam of Port Gamble
Samish Cultural History
Skokomish Culture and History
Squaxin Island Info
Steilacoom Tribe History
Suquamish History & Culture
Tulalip Tribes History
Yakama Nation History
American Revolutionary Battles
WorldBook Online (Database)
Search by the Name of the Battle.
American Revolutionary War
Click on "Battles" to begin searching.
The Story of Africa - Slavery
A BBC article on slavery.
East African Slave Trade
This article comes from a site focused on Bristol.
Arab Slave Trade
An article from "African Holocaust.
Africa and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
A BBC article written in regards to British history.
Slavery in Islam
This is an archived article, so it is no longer being updated.
Quick Guide: The Slave Trade
An overview article from BBC News.
Essential Question: Which sites would you use/not use, if you chose to do a report on one of the following websites/topics.
Choose two websites (topics) to evaluate from the list below. Read the content VERY carefully. Use your checklist to evaluate each site. Be sure to reference TWO other sources to confirm information is accurate before you make your final decision as to whether you're evaluating a reputable site.
Use text evidence to support your final decision.
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