"Here are some of the BEST books for 1st-3rd grade students to read themselves. You can conveniently order them from Amazon using the links provided so your child to read over and over to achieve fluency OR print the convenient library bookmarks below for an easy way to get the books free from your local library. Books are listed from easiest to hardest with the Book Level used by most libraries in parenthesis for your convenience." -- Beth Gordon
Recommended Summer Reading Lists
Links to help you through the Copyright quagmire:
Copyright and the Internet
This site can also serve as a professional learning experience for educators. It includes information on multimedia fair use guidelines, public domain, Creative Commons and resources for images.
Copyright Crash Course
This site, created by the University of Texas libraries, offers educators a comprehensive tutorial about the teacher's role in promoting fair use as well as information about following the fair use guidelines.
Use this site with your students. It includes sample permission letters and an interactive quiz in addition to age-appropriate explanations and examples.
U.S. Copyright Office
This federal government site offers a basic summary of the law as well as FAQs and publications related to copyright concerns.
Google Docs Tutorials/Tips
Raz-Kids (Offered @ Hicks Elementary for K -3)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (FREE) --Leveled Reading Packs $5.99 each
With our Dual Language/Spanish Immersion program growing and now hitting levels K - 4th grade, many parents, teachers, and even students have been searching for some good resources for Spanish. Here are a few of the ones LISD and Hicks have available in both English and Spanish.
Here are my ever-improving LP's and resources.
EasyBib: the bibliography maker.