Students Grades 4 – 5

Students Grades 4-5


TADL Library Services

  • OverDrive Kids e-Books and e-audiobook collection includes fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novels. 
  • TumbleBook Library Includes read-along books, games, puzzles, math and more.

Videos

  • TADL Facebook Afterschool  – Recordings of our Fall afterschool programs including Full STEAM Ahead, NatureMakers, Coding Club and more.
  • Access Video: Just for Kids – Fun and informative video and audio titles on a variety of topics. Kid-safe and ad-free!
  • Hoopla Kids – Sign in or create account, then toggle “Kids” mode on to access popular books, audiobooks, music, and video content.
  • Kanopy Kids – Sign in or create account, select “Go to Kanopy Kids” for kids movies and short films.

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Art & Theatre


English


Languages


Making, Math, & Science

 

  • Bedtime Math – Inspire kids to love math with everyday problems to solve.
  • Code.org – Students of all ages can learn to code while completing modules.
  • Fun Brain – Strengthen your brain cells by playing math arcade games, reading popular e-books such as, “Galactic Hot Dogs” and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” and getting creative with MadLibs Junior.
  • Instructables – A community of people who like to make things and instructions on how they made them. All ages.
  • The Khan Academy The Khan Academy is a homework center with a YouTube type format. Learn Math, Science, Computer Programming and more.
  • Learning Express – Math Get help with core Math and English skills here. Sign up for an account to track your progress.
  • Newton’s Road STEM at Home – STEM at Home activities, Career Exploration videos and monthly regional STEM calendar from Traverse City-based STEM organization. (all ages)
  • Skype a Scientist – Get matched up with a scientist that parallels your interests and speak to them right from home.
  • NASA STEM Engagement – STEM activities and opportunities organized by NASA’s STEM experts.
  • Telescope – Your parents can check it out at TADL!
  • Tinkercad – A free, easy-to-use app and website for 3D design, electronics, and coding.
  • Launchpads (from Playaway) – Tablets filled with apps on favorite learning themes that don’t connect to the internet. (PK thru 4-5)

Music


Reading & Books


Social Studies

  • Opposing ViewpointsFeatures contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. M
  • PebbleGo – Articles and activities for Animals and Social Studies. M

Technology & Computers

We have computers available in the library to assist you with your work!


General Resources

  • ABCya – Free and for pay options. Games to improve reading, numbers, letters, spelling, and language skills. Grade PreK – 5.
  • Amazing Educational Content – Free resources compiled for all ages in your family.
  • Be Internet Awesome with Google – Helping kids be safe, confident explorers of the online world.
  • Britannica SchoolMade for today’s digital classroom, Britannica School features differentiated instruction, allowing students to move easily to resources at higher or lower reading levels as needed.
  • DKfindout! Perfect for help with homework, DK’s clear, reliable, and highly visual content covers all curriculum subjects and more!
  • eBook K-8 Collection – Titles that support K-8 students across all subject areas.
  • Explora for Elementary Schools – Content from children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries, and images. Students can learn about animals, musicians, fitness, space exploration, and much more.
  • Knowledgeville – A curated calendar which finds one quality educational offering from the web every day for families and schools.
  • The Kid Should See This – Collection of kid-friendly videos curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful videos in the classroom and at home.
  • MeL Kids  From the Library of Michigan. Explora for Elementary Schools, Pebble GO (Social Studies and Animals), Britannica Fundamentals, World Book Early Learning, World Book Kids. 
  • PBS Learning Media – FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more.
  • Notable Digital Media – Annual lists from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) include real-time, dynamic, and interactive media content (apps and websites) for children 14 years of age and younger.
  • School Center from Learning Express – Grades 4 through 12 skills improvement in math, writing and grammar, reading comprehension, social studies, and vocabulary and spelling through tests, eBooks, and tutorials. Create a free account to access tools to help you do well in school.
  • STEM Kits – Check them out TADL!
  • Launchpads (from Playaway) – Look inside!
  • TBA-ISD Remote Learning Toolkit – Content Area Resources (PK, K3)
  • TBA-ISD Remote Learning Toolkit – Parent Resources (PK, K3)
  • Wakelet  – free learning resources at home (all ages_
  • Wide Open Schools – Daily plans for different age groups, curated subjects (from traditional to Emotional Well-being and Digital Citizenship), and the Parent and Teach Center are a few of the many great resources on this site created by Common Sense Media. (PK, K3)