World Book Kids

If the link does not work, you can get there from the Madison Middle School homepage under "Information."
Click on the button for Kids (with the balloon.)
You can also get there from INFOhio. (See below.)
Choose from three great, wonderful, fabulous research tools:

Maps and More

  • At this page, try both the Interactive Maps

  • and the World Book Atlas.

Compare Places

  • Click on any of the topics to find out more about a place. You probably will want to stick with States or Countries for this project. Items will be listed in alphabetical order with either state outlines or country flags.

  • Choose a topic and explore.

Search -- Simply type your topic into the search blank.


INFOhio

If the link does not work, you can get there from the Madison Middle School homepage under "Information."
Click on the purple button for 5th grade. Go to the following amazing, awesome resource.

IWonder

1.Click on the lightbulb icon, six from the bottom.

2. At the site, click on the second picture from the right. The sentence includes the word "Places."

3. Again, choose the second picture, which has a sentence with the word "Place."

4. At this page, pick the fourth link down the page. It says "State Facts for Students by the US Census Bureau."

5. Click on a state on the map and learn great information!



Searchasaurus

  • This is the fifth button from the bottom on the 5th grade page.

  • Click on the dinosaur for People and Places.

  • You get to choose which reading level you want! Ask your teacher for help choosing the Lexile. (Hint: The lower the Lexile, the easier it will be to read the info.)

  • You may type your term into the Search blank...

  • OR you may choose either Countries, States, or Cultures.

  • You should end up with some articles from which to choose. Click on the Full Text option to see the whole thing!

World Almanac for Kids

  • Click on "The 50 States."

  • Choose a state on the map.

  • Explore for more information! Be sure to use the handy menu on the left.