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The Teacher's Corne - April Calendar
http://www.theteacherscorner.net/calendars/april.htm

April Sites from Royal Oak Elementary (this link changes each month)
http://www.sowashco.k12.mn.us/ro/Monthly/mon.htm

Surfing the Net with Kids- April
http://www.surfnetkids.com/april.htm


Easter
 
Easter Bunny's.net- Easter Traditions
http://www.easterbunnys.net/traditions.htm

Edgar's Easter Eggs- read the story & the do the activities
http://www.meddybemps.com/edgar01.html

Scholastic-Tour Holiday Traditions: Spring
http://teacher.scholastic.com/holiday/spring.htm

University of Michigan- Egg Fun
http://www.reachoutmichigan.org/funexperiments/agesubject/lessons/egg2.html

Egg-citing Adventure- ActivBoard activity to download
http://www.prometheanplanet.com/us/server/show/ConResource.9968

SmartBoard Easter Activities to download (type "Easter" in the search box)
http://www.education.smarttech.com/


April 14: The Titanic Strikes and Iceberg
 
David Clarke's 3D Titanic Site
http://home.interlynx.net/~dclarke/Titanic.html

Titanic Virtual Field Trip with lessons and sites to explore
http://www.virtual-field-trips.com/tripframe.asp?l=37

WHOI History Virtual Field Trip of the Titanic (pictures and lots of info.)
http://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=7535

National Geographic- Return to the Titanic
http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/titanic/

Titanic- Destination…Cyberspace
http://home.gwi.net/~paul/

ThinkQuests about the Titanic (enter "Titanic" in search box)
http://www.thinkquest.org/library/search.html

NC Wise Owl Titanic Sites
http://www.ncwiseowl.org/Elementary/Feature/April/Titanic.htm


April 10-16 National Library Week
 

NC Wise Owl N.L.W. Links
http://www.ncwiseowl.org/Elementary/Feature/April/Library.htm


Earth Day - April 22
 
Eco Kids Online- Celebrate Earth Day
http://www.ecokidsonline.com/pub/index.cfm

Can Teach- Songs and Poems for Earth Day
http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems51.html

Education World- Internet Projects to Celebrate Earth Day
http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr068.shtml

K-S List Serve- Earth Day links
http://www.k-3learningpages.net/web%20earth%20day.htm

America's Story- The First Earth Day
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/modern/jb_modern_earthday_1.html

Scholastic- Earth Day Cyberhunt
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/thinkgreen.htm

Online Earth Day Powerpoint
http://jc-schools.net/write/sci/earth-day_files/frame.htm

NC Wise Owl- Earth Day Sites
http://www.ncwiseowl.org/Elementary/Feature/April/EarthDay.htm


Poetry
 
ThinkQuests-websites that teach (from www.thinkquest.org):

Poetry as we see it - A ThinkQuest designed by kids to teach about the elements of Poetry
http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/

Inki & Taz'z Poetry corner- A ThinkQuest teaching about different types of poetry w/ links to various poets' work
http://library.thinkquest.org/11883/

Webquest:

"Kidd's Rime Time Circus" -a poetry webquest for Fourth grade
http://www2.franciscan.edu/webquests/kiddsrime/

Webquests from Quest Garden (http://questgarden.com) *it's free to sign up- you may or may not have to sign up to access these:

Playing with Poetry & Prelutsky- Grade3-5
http://questgarden.com/47/16/4/070224121605/

PSI- Poetry & Short Story Investigation-Grade 3-5 (based on theme from CSI TV Show)
http://questgarden.com/41/44/7/061112120328/

Poetry Adventure- Grade 3-5 (students visit sites to look at cinquains, acrostics, etc. & even use pre-written poems to perform a reader's theater presentation)
http://questgarden.com/43/49/0/061128162530/

All Power to the Poet - Grade 3-5 (students navigate and research different poetry websites and learn how to create and publish their own poems)
http://questgarden.com/31/44/4/060724092102/

Other Poetry sites:

Scholastic Writing Workshop- Poetry
http://teacher.scholastic.com/writeit/poetry/

Scholastic Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutsky
http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/jack_home.htm

PBS Kids- Ferns Poetry Club (target's a younger audience…may be good for lower kids)
http://pbskids.org/arthur/games/poetry/index.html