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Digital Literacy
Digital Compass- Common Sense Media
http://https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/digital-compass

Poetry Author Study Websites
Poetry site 1
https://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/p180-list.html

Poetry site 2
https://americanliterature.com/poets

Poetry site 3
http://www.akoot.com/

Poetry site 4
http://www.afropoets.net/

Poetry site 5
http://www.biography.com/people/groups/black-writers

Research
GALILEO
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/teen/hcbe/search/?Welcome

Georgia Encyclopedia
http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

PINES Houston Co Public Libraries
http://gapines.org/eg/opac/home

Research Tips
http://questioning.org/module/cycle.html

Google Safe Search
http://www.squirrelnet.com/search/Google_SafeSearch.asp

CIA World Fact Book
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/

GA Public Library Service
http://www.georgialibraries.org/kids/

SIRS Discoverer
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zssd

Britannica Middle
http://school.eb.com/levels/middle

What should I read next?
What should I read next?
http://www.whatshouldireadnext.com/search

What comes next in a series?
What comes next in a series
http://yaseries.bettendorflibrary.com/index.php/Main_Page

Cool Sites
Brain Pop
http://www.brainpop.com/#

National Geographic for Kids
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

Scholastic Science Explorations
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations/library.asp

Time for Kids
http://www.timeforkids.com/

Library of Congress for Kids & Families
http://www.loc.gov/families/

Georgia Download Destination

Use your PINES public library card to check out E-Books, magazines and more!

http://gadd.lib.overdrive.com/22E12762-BAC1-4FCD-AED9-F77B3B8F7B1E/10/50/en/Default.htm

Safari Online Catalog
Safari
http://safari.hcbe.net

Lexile Levels
Lexile Levels
http://www.lexile.com/

Middle School Book Lists
Middle School Book Lists
http://www.goodreads.com/list/tag/middle-school

E-Books
Gumdrop
http://lib.myilibrary.com/

Mackin
http://www.mackinvia.com/

Rourke
http://rourkeebooks.com/

FollettShelf
https://wbb42145.follettshelf.com

Media Center Lessons
Basic Essay Structure
http://prezi.com/r-dultl5mdaw/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

Essay organization
http://prezi.com/agwefty6lioc/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

Author Study AVI
http://prezi.com/ngfzvnd2czb5/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Media Center Orientation part 2
http://prezi.com/okpq_s-pxoyo/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Author Spotlight

Spinelli

Smith

Patterson

http://prezi.com/3iqod1ipvc9k/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

How to Cite a Source
http://prezi.com/mczpnvslwbeg/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Locating Credible Sources
http://prezi.com/3q91cvajqmhh/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Companion Books
http://prezi.com/n3z0oq5gkzkh/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Constructed Response
http://prezi.com/t6-o7iqwn_fb/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Social Issues and Theme
http://prezi.com/6ifvaohvm0yo/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Techniques for Developing Characters
http://prezi.com/qdbpb7ljxxpp/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

Writing Personal Narratives
http://prezi.com/76gm6gzd52oy/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

Social Media
http://prezi.com/nhx4rfctdxgx/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

Neal Shusterman Spotlight
http://prezi.com/c0_exlxbvyig/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

7th grade research/debate topics 2017
7th Grade Debate Topics

Cellphones in school

http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3755576

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/personal/2013/08/07/views-shift-on-cell-phones-in-schools/2607381/

http://education.ky.gov/aa/items/documents/k-prep%20sampler%20odw%20gr11%202012%20psg%20based%20argumentative.pdf

http://teachingkidsnews.com/2014/11/05/6-schools-divided-cellphones-classrooms/

 

Television and violence/laziness

http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/Facts_for_Families_Pages/Children_And_TV_Violence_13.aspx

http://www.personal.psu.edu/afr3/blogs/siowfa12/2012/11/does-tv-violence-cause-violence.html

http://www.healthassist.net/food/tv.shtml

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-gail-gross/violence-on-tv-children_b_3734764.html

 

Terrorists and torture

https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2014/09/17/torture-tool-fight-against-terrorist-groups-like-isis/1Tfqfk1Amck7Rh9kEra8IN/story.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/20/us/a-singular-conviction-amid-the-debate-on-torture-and-terrorism.html?_r=0

http://www.military.com/NewContent/0%2C13190%2CSOF_0704_Torture%2C00.html

 

Fast food and Schools

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/fast-food-safer-than-school-lunch/

https://www.education.com/magazine/article/fast-food-school-cafeterias/

http://www.stopcorporateabuse.org/fast-food-schools

http://cironline.org/reports/fast-food-students-struggle-healthy-options-short-lunch-periods-5139

 

Peer Pressure: useful/harmful

http://www.apa.org/research/action/speaking-of-psychology/peer-pressure.aspx

http://kidshealth.org/en/kids/peer-pressure.html

http://www.shape.com/lifestyle/mind-and-body/5-reasons-peer-pressure-good-thing

http://www.safeteens.org/relationships/peer-pressure/

 

Human cloning and the progress of humanity

http://www.humancloning.org/essays/lishing.htm

https://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/human_cloning.htm

http://www.medicaldaily.com/science-human-cloning-how-far-weve-come-and-how-far-were-capable-going-340006

http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/CellularGeneTherapyProducts/Cloning/default.htm



Child Soldier's 8th grade Research Unit
Child Soldiers video link
http://abcnews.go.com/topics/news/issues/child-soldiers.htm

Child Soldiers article and video from March 2015
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/03/07/the-child-soldiers-fighting-boko-haram.html

Video and article from Oct 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29762263

Should child soldiers be prosecuted for war crimes?
http://debatewise.org/debates/3002-child-soldiers-prosecution/

“Analysis: Should child soldiers be prosecuted for their crimes?”
http://www.irinnews.org/fr/report/93900/analysis-should-child-soldiers-be-prosecuted-for-their-crimes

A child soldier who escaped ISIS
http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/12/middleeast/isis-child-soldiers/index.html

Fox News February 2016
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/02/03/afghan-insurgents-kill-10-year-old-boy-honored-for-fighting-taliban.html?intcmp=hplnws

Invisible Children
http://invisiblechildren.com

Interview: Somalia's Child Soldiers
https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/africa/1247468038532/somalia-s-child-soldiers.html

Interview: Sierra Leone
https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/video/2013/sep/11/sierra-leone-child-soldier-video

Interview: Congo's Child Soldiers
http://www.nbcnews.com/video/dateline/26457823#26457823