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PebbleGo Next

Biographies for students grades 3-5; find actors, American Indians, explorers, politicians, scientists, women and more.

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PebbleGo Animals

Learn about animals including birds, dinosaurs, insects, pets and more; their behavior, habitats, and classification.

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SC ELA Standards: Reading for Information Part 3

Reading for information is commonly paired with nonfiction books. However, some fiction books hold good information about nonfiction subjects in a fictional setting. Because storyline is more complex, children can to gather information over time and wonder what will happen next or how the story ends. Helping your second grader learn to read carefully for details increases comprehension, introduces new vocabulary, and opens interest to related topics. 

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SC ELA Standard Learning to Read Part 3

Let’s continue to tackle that very important question—how to break a word into syllables. Explore this 2nd grade ELA standard. 

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Booklist: Exploration for fun

Exploration Generation   Do you want to explore history and geography, whenever you want?  Then welcome to a new way of thinking of generations. Ask your local librarian for even more suggestions!
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SC ELA Standards: Writing Part 1

Have fun with your child exploring ways to incorporate writing skills into your daily routine. 

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SPIRE Reading Curriculum

Looking for reading resources for your student or child? Read about the SPIRE program that is available at Richand Library's Education Studio. 

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SC Science Standard: Earth Science

An earth science unit is a perfect time to venture outside and explore the natural world with your 3rd grader. 

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Learning at Home: Multisensory Spelling

Many times, children have trouble identifying the separate letter sounds or phonemes in words. Fingerspelling is a handy multisensory strategy to help children learn how to spell.  They learn to pull apart words into separate sounds (segmenting) and to associate a letter’s sound with the letter’s written form.

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SC Science Standards: Plant Growth and Survival

Plants tell an important story about the environment. Take time to explore and investigate the plants in the backyard with your kindergartener. Visit local gardens and discuss the types of plants in the area. Ask questions about how the environment provides plants with the resources they need to survive, water and sunlight

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Back to School... at Home: The Book List

It is time to set up space for your school year. Starting at home? Check out these great titles that will inspire you to create a space that is fun and functional for you and your children. Study, explore, create, and make the grade! 
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World Almanac for Kids

For students in grades 6-9, their teachers, and parents. World Almanac for Kids presents articles, videos, games and information on a wide range of subjects with age appropriate content and a frien

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LitFinder

LitFinder represents Gale's core repository of literary works. International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content.

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Gale in Context: Science

Science in Context is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs.

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Gale eBooks

This large collection of non-fiction ebooks covers a wide range of subjects including art, biography, health, history, science, travel and more.

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Literature Resource Center

Contains author biographies, literary criticism, bibliographies, Internet sites, genre searches, reference book entries (such as literary dictionaries) and more.