Links for Teachers - Middle School
 
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Word Art / Font Art (create word clouds, etc.)
 
 
ClipArt
Free clipart for teachers
Downloads of dorling kindersley"s famous photographs that can be included in your school projects.
Clipart for school newsletters, flyers, or Web pages, including animations
Large collection of free animations, animated GIF and clip art
Free for educational use - credit NASA for photos
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students.
Open Clipart Free, public-domain clip art.
Free, high-quality clipart licensed under Creative Commons
Science and technology photographs
Teacher Files Free clip art and 3-D word art generator for teachers
 
 
 
Converters
PDF to Word Converter
Convert pdf documents to Word or RTF (Rich Text Format) file
Convert audio, image, video, document files/download videos
 
 
 
 
 
General Classroom Resources
Academic Vocabulary Powerpoint games, game boards, vocab log, etc. for academic vocabulary
Upload photo, outline mouth and add audio to make the photo "talk". Get creative!
Certificate Street Create certificates
Activities, English / Spanish resources, link library, graphic organizers
Lesson plans, study guides, clip art, reference resources, ESL (passcode:  granbury)
Lesson plans, technology integration, great site for finding resources
Google activities for educators, tools for the classroom, and posters
NeoK12 Free online educational videos, lessons, games and puzzles for K12.
Online-stopwatch Offers a variety of stopwatches or count-down clocks.
Scholastic Lesson plans, teaching resources, printables, whiteboard lessons
Link library for most subjects, lessons, activities, clip art, etc.
Lesson plans for Art, ELA, Science, Music, Math, Social Studies, Health and PE
teachers.net Lesson plans and projects for most subjects
The Teacher's Corner Lessons plans, printables, and other resources
Thinkfinity Interactive resources, lesson plans, and much more - all subjects
Worksheet Works Printables, including graphic organizers, Venn Diagrams, and maps
 
 
 
 
ELA
AAASpell Spelling & vocab lessons and activities
EasyBib
Free bibliography and citation maker
Eduplace/Graphic Organizers Printable graphic organizers of all types
English-Zone Interactive grammar activities, and English language resources
Fodey.com Create mock newspaper articles, clapper board, etc. with your own text
Kerpoof Online movie or picture creator
Find a lexile level for a book or a student
Literary Elements Literary terms and glossary, also printable as PDFs
Make Beliefs Comix Create your own comic strip with this comic strip generator
Lesson plans, interactives, printables
Scholastic Books & Authors Video author interviews, book trailers, author read-alouds, resources
Teen Ink Magazine, website and books written by teens
Story prompts, writing samples, research links
Toondoo Create cartoons
Virtual Salt Handbook of Rhetorical Devices with definitions and examples
 
 
 
ESL / Bilingual / Spanish
ABC Teach ESL ESL printables
Designed for students learning Spanish
e-Learning for Kids in Spanish Interactive lessons for Spanish speaking students (K-6)
General ESL resources, including free online jukebox of digital books
StoryNory Free audio stories for kids, click to view word
ToLearnEnglish Site created by ESL teacher to help students learn English
Free online translation dictionaries
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fine Arts
Art Everywhere Biographies
Multimedia artist biographies by Harcourt School Publishers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Games
Brain Bashers Games and puzzles
Cannon game
FunBased Learning Chemistry and algebra games
I Know That Thinking Games Build widgets and contraptions, program botz (Gr- PK-6)
Math-Play Middle School math games
Educational games
Review Game Zone Games to help study for exams
Find games, news, homework helper here
 
 
 
 
 
Math
AAA Math Math resources, interactive lessons (grades K-8)
Apples4theTeacher Math games, lessons, and printables
AplusMath Interactive math site
Coolmath4Kids Lessons, practice, games, puzzles
Cut the Knot Visual Illusions and Impossible Objects
Off-Road Algebra Math Matter's Off-Road Algebra multimedia lessons
Math is Fun! Algebra, Geometry activities, games, puzzles
Activities, math videos, word problems
Math Warehouse Interactive math examples, games, etc.
Mr. Nussbaum's Math Lab Interactive site for students
Purplemath Algebra resource for students
Interactive math activities (grades K-6)
Shodor Interactive Interactive math activities
Graph paper printables
 
 

 

P.E.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Science
Bird and wildlife information, games for kids
Fact Monster Images and interesting facts and trivia for science and technology
FT Exploring
Science resources (photosynthesis, energy, etc.)
Animal facts and a collection of royalty free animal photos
Virtual owl pellets dissection and other bird material
Planets, seeds, water cycle, etc. facts and experiments
NOAA Interactive Weather See interactive, up-to-the-minute weather conditions with the scroll of your mouse. Click to get detailed weather info on most locations. F5 to refresh.
Interactive activities for human body, plants, life cycles, habitats, electricity, etc.
Animal games and activities at a virtual zoo
 
 

 

Social Studies
Geography, US states, world nations, map identification
Apples4theTeacher Social Studies activities, interactive games, etc.
Archives.gov National archives, resources for educators and students
The American Presidency Smithsonian Nat'l Museum of American History
Ben's Guide to US Gov't for Kids Information, games, resources for learning about US Government
Choose or spell the correct state in this interactive game
Eduplace Maps World, historical, US and state map printables
EyeWitness to History Ringside seat to history, incl. video clips and text
Flash Earth Satellite views of the Earth
Globalis Interactive world map with statistics
US state flags, map, bird, flower activity sheets and coloring pages
 
The Livingroom Candidate Presidential campaign commercials 1952-2008
Great interactive site
My Wonderful World National Geographic-led geography campaign/site
National Altas.gov Electronic maps and statistics in a dynamic and interactive atlas
Social studies/history stories and biographies
Presidential Timeline Documents, photographs, audio recordings, and video relating to the events of the presidents’ lives from the Great Depression on
S.A.G.E. by TAMU
Scholastic Assistance for Global Education hosted by TAMU
Social Studies vocabulary quizzes
Maps and interactive maps
Learn all about our Whitehouse and the people in it!
Free digital resources from around the world
 
 
 
Technology / Technology Integration
Photo editing site. Create motivational posters, movie posters, magazine covers, badges, mosaics, collages, calendars, frames
50 one-stop learning activities, multiple subjects, 15-30 minutes each
Critical Evaluation Information Discovery School's guide for evaluating websites
A review of free technology resources and how teachers can use them. Ideas for technology integration in education.
Go!Animate Create cartoons and animations.
Kerpoof Online movie maker and drawing tool
Eduplace resource for searching, evaluating websites
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Templates:  Jeopardy / Games
PowerPoint games: Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, etc.
Jeopardy Labs Build or browse existing templates that are NOT powerpoints
Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, and other game templates
 
 
 
 
 
WordArt / Font Art
Fodey.com Create mock newspaper articles, clapper board, etc. with your own text and create animated text 
Create your own tag cloud from any text to visualize word frequency
Create basic word clouds, or clouds in specific shapes / faces
Create word clouds from text
Create word clouds from text
Create free 3D text, with or without animation