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Shiloh Hills Elementary Library: 5th-Research & Debate

Miss Marissa Loeb Librarian/Teacher

POWER Library - SL

 

 A POWER Library webpage dedicated to serving kids is now available.  Kid-centered e-resources

Part of the Power Library designed just for kids. Find educational materials to help with studying or read from thousands of e-books and magazines including Ranger Rick, Highlights, and National Geographic for kids.

 

This link will take you directly to the POWER Kids Library Databases from school. You can access Book Flix from here as well!
If you are at home, you may use this POWER Library E-Card Number: 24752000476885

Scholastic's BookFlix

Are extreme sports worth the risk?

LUCY CALKINS TEXT SET ARTICLE LINKS:

Additional Article Suggestions:

Multimedia

• (video) Kevin Pearce Recovers (Scholastic News Online from Student Reporter, Alexis Wiseman)

http://safeshare.tv/v/ss56985df0758d0

(video) “Ashima Shiraishi- World’s Best Female Rock Climber?” Video of her at age 9. Today she is a 14 y/o climbing phenomena. YouTube. 

(video) “Cody Ling Profile- Kids Who Rip- Amazing Freestyle Skier” YouTube. http://safeshare.tv/v/ss5698692aedc4e

Should people support or boycott zoos?

LUCY CALKINS TEXT SET ARTICLE LINKS:

Additional Article Suggestions: 

Multimedia:

(video) “The Pros and Cons of Zoos.” From D News. YouTube. http://safeshare.tv/v/ss5698171903f61

(video) Captive Animal Misery in European Zoos. Youtube. http://safeshare.tv/v/ss5698124019ee1

(video) Feeding the Animals at the Smithsonian National Zoo. Youtube. http://safeshare.tv/v/ss5698147d37602

Should plastic bags be banned?

LUCY CALKINS TEXT SET ARTICLE LINKS:

Additional Article Suggestions: 

Multimedia

• (video) “Charity: water”
http://www.charitywater.org/whywater/

• (video) “Kids and Recycling (part 5)—How are plastic bottles and caps recycled?” By CQ Goes Green

https://youtu.be/PPu4wYak3Dw

• (video) “Recycling Plastic Water Bottles:  https://youtu.be/WLkZ6LzwCQY

Should people be climbing Mount Everest?

LUCY CALKINS TEXT SET ARTICLE LINKS:

Additional Article Suggestions: 

• “Jordan Romero 13, summits Everest: How Young Is Too Young?” (By David Scott, Christian Science Monitor, May 23, 2010)
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Global-News/2010/0523/Jordan-Romero-13-summits-Everest-How-young-is-too-young

Should people be more focused on protecting humans from sharks or protecting sharks from humans?

LUCY CALKINS TEXT SET ARTICLE LINKS:​

Additional Article Suggestions: 

Multimedia:

• (video) “Saving the Ocean: Shark Reef.” from PBS. http://www.pbs.org/video/1875037754/

• (video) “What’s More Deadly Than Sharks?” (Video from OneWorldOneOcean.com, August 3, 2013 found on YouTube)
• (video) “Sharks: Stewards of the Reef (sharkstewards.com)” (Video created by Shark Saver, found on YouTube)

Should people be more focused on space exploration or on ocean exploration?

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Suggested articles:

• “Space Exploration” from National Geographic
http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/space-exploration/

• What was the Apollo Program?
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/what-was-apollo-program-58.html

• “Space Exploration”
http://www.esa.int/esaKIDSen/SEMT0EBE8JG_LifeinSpace_0.html

• “The Real Reasons We Explore Space” (By Michael Griffin, Air & Space Magazine, July 2007)
http://www.airspacemag.com/space/the-real-reasons-we-explore-space-18816871/?no-ist

• “Mars Can Wait: Oceans Can’t” (By: Amitai Etzioni, Special To CNN, August 17, 2012)
http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/09/opinion/etzioni-space-oceans/.

 

Multimedia:

• (video) Bill Nye: Why We Explore. YouTube.

https://youtu.be/FVZmL5UARcs

• (video) “Help Save Our Oceans: A Groundbreaking Undersea Expedition with Fabien Costeau” YouTube.

https://youtu.be/xd2UExODi2k

(video) “What I learned from spending 31 days under water” TED Talk by Fabien Cousteau. YouTube. 

https://youtu.be/MbBHVL4hT90

• (video) Neil deGrasse Tyson—We Stopped Dreaming (Episode 1). YouTube.

https://youtu.be/CbIZU8cQWXc

May be photocopied for classroom use. © 2015 by Lucy Calkins and Colleagues from the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project from Units of Study for Teaching Reading (Heinemann: Portsmouth, NH).

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