Homework Help for Children in Grades K-6

Homework HelpFind books and online resources to help you with your homework - whether you need to complete an assignment, write a report, or do a presentation. We can help you find the right information for your need, teach you how to cite your source, and show you computer resources you can use to share your work with others. After school, or on the weekend, we are ready to help.  The Library also provides homework help for teens.

 

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eAccess for Schools

Resources students use most for the classroom, homework, or independent study.

eLibrary Resources

Online encyclopedias, magazine and newspaper articles, and other reference resources purchased by the library.

Math

WebMath

Provided by Discovery Education, this site generates answers to math problems and explains how to solve them.

SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator

Create and print free worksheets to practice adding, subtracting and other math skills away from the computer. (An answer sheet is available with some worksheets so you can check your work, too.)

Reading

Learn to Read

Try out games and listen to stories that help practice letter sounds, spelling, and other reading skills.

Need More Reading Help?

See our separate pages for Reading Games on the Web, suggesting fun ways to practice your reading skills and ideas for Helping Your Child with Reading, a guide for Parents and Teachers.

Writing

A+ Papers

Provides "how to" information and checklists for writing biographies, book reports and various essays.

Online Writing Lab from Purdue: Grammar

Learn about different parts of speech, verb tenses and other grammar concepts. Other sections of this resource provide even more writing assistance.

Indiana

IN.gov: About Indiana

U.S. Census Bureau: Indiana

Indiana and Local Information

Compiled by Monroe County Public Library staff.

States

Connect to Culturegrams or World Book Online, and search for the state you are researching.

Stately Knowledge

Find basic facts of any state, including Washington, D.C., as well as a picture of the state flag.

Countries of the World

Connect to Culturegrams or World Book Online, and search for the state you are researching.

The World FactBook

Look here for current factual information on oceans and countries from around the world. Provides a picture of the country's flag, along with information on its geography, people, government and more.

Flags

Connect to Culturegrams or World Book Online, and search for the state you are researching.

CIA World Factbook : Flags of the World

Images of flags from around the world, listed in alphabetical order by country, with a description of the flag and a link to country information.

Presidents

POTUS: Presidents of the United States

Provides background information, election results, cabinet members, presidency highlights, and some odd facts on each of the presidents.

Presidents of the United States

Provides fast facts and biographical information about each president. Also includes links to The First Ladies - an important part of White House History.

Presidents of the United States: Library of Congress

Selected images are made available by the Library of Congress for educational and research use.

More

Know Your News: Recognizing Good & Bad Information Sources

Tips for knowing when information can be trusted.

Reading Games on the Web

Try some fun ways to practice your reading skills

More Homework Help Sites for Kids

Recommended websites that collect informational resources especially for kids

Internet Search Tools and Tips for Kids

Find the best search tool for your information need

Learn How to Cite Your Source

Make note of where you find useful information and learn how to create a bibliography

Learn the Dewey Decimal System

The library organizes nonfiction material using this numbering system