Homework & More


 Biography Links
General
Biography.com Search over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present.
 
Time Most Important People of the 20th Century Profiled individuals who most influenced the last 100 years. 
 
African Americans
The Encyclopedia Britannica Guide to Black History Articles, film clips and audio recordings, links, bibliography, study guide & a timeline of achievements.
 
Hispanic Americans
Famous Hispanics in the World and History In both Spanish and English, this site covers over 200 Hispanics from around the world and throughout time. 
 
Native Americans
Native American Authors Bibliographies, published works, biographical information, links to resources, interviews, texts & tribal web sites.
 
Women
Distinguished Women of Past and Present Biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many different ways.
 
National First Ladies Library Annotated bibliography of books, manuscripts, journals, diaries and other materials about and by the First Ladies.
 
 Citation Styles Links
 The Modern Language Association (MLA) establishes values for acknowledging sources used in a research paper.
 
 Foreign Language Links
Learn Spanish A number of tutorials that deal with basic pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar.
 
Spanish Verb Conjugation Trainer Improve your knowledge of the most frequent forms of the most important Spanish verbs.
 
 Government Links
FirstGov.gov Federal branch, state and local government information.
 
Government 101 Tutorials for American politics provide useful information about Congress, political parties, campaign finance, the Constitution, elections, state government and much more.
 
The United Nations Issues, news and who's who in the U.N.
 
Yahoo! Government Directory Links to sites on the governments of the world with categories like politics, national symbols and songs and government officials.
 
 History Links
Primary Sources from Yale University Primary sources can be found in all of Yale’s twenty-two libraries as well as at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Yale Center for British Art, and the Yale Art Gallery. 
 
Library of Congress Country Studies The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
 
Primary Source Moving Images and Sound Recordings from UC Berkeley Moving image and sound recordings, including films, videos, phonograph recordings, audiotapes and audiocassettes, and, more recently, digital recordings, are among the most important primary historical sources of the past century.
 
Newspaper Sources News in History offers the most comprehensive digital archive of historical American newspapers available.
 
First Nations Histories Contains 48 compact histories of Native American tribes, and still growing.
 
American Memory Search the Library of Congress American Memory Collection for resources relating to United States history.
 
Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century Provides atlases of historical events, trends and places.
 
History–It’s Happening! Primary source documents, speeches, selected articles about notable figures from Canada and the United States, and those who explored the continent along with video footage, historical fiction suggestions and more!
 
HyperHistory An excellent timeline site, with thousands of hyperlinks to summaries of historical events and figures.
 
Women's History This site presents the history of women within ancient, medieval, and modern historical periods.
 
 Literature Links
Google Literature Search Search by genre, author, periods and movements. Find literary journals, libraries, chats and forums, awards and more!
 
Poetry 180 A Poem a Day for American High School Students.
 
Sparknotes Created by a group of students at Harvard University, this site has excellent study guides, reference tools, and classic books online - all free!
 
 Math Links
Algebasics Information about algebra for students of all levels, including text and audio explanations of different types of equations and algebraic concepts. 
 
Coolmath Designed for the pure enjoyment of mathematics. Maybe it's not THAT cool, but it is helpful in algebra, geometry, calculus and trig.
 
Math2org This site has it all! From addition tables to trigonometry and beyond. You'll also find great math links here.
 
S.O.S. Mathematics Math review material from Algebra to Differential Equations.
 
 Science Links
Biology Online Ideal for homework help, this site includes a biology dictionary, tutorials and links to more biology help online.
 
MadSci Network The laboratory that never sleeps, or, the 24 hour exploding laboratory!.
 
Astronomy
HubbleSite.org The latest information from the Hubble Telescope.
 
 
 
 
Windows to the Universe A user-friendly learning system covering the Earth and Space sciences.
 
Science Fair Projects
IPL Science Fair Project Resource Guide A great place to start, this site includes hints on how to get started, ideas and resources.
 
The Ultimate Science Fair Resource This site not only gives science fair ideas but also gives steps in creating a science fair project and specific examples of fair experiments and projects.
 
 Study Skills Links
Study Skills Suggestions help students develop better listening, reading, note-taking, writing, and independent study skills.

Live Homework Help

Homework Help Powered By Literati

  • Need help writing a paper?
  • Having difficulty with math?
  • Struggling with reading? 
Homework Help is available for all Virginia students, grades 3 - 12. Monday through Thursday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
Getting started is easy!

1. Log in to Literati Public.

2. Look for the Homework Help tab.

3. Enter: First Name, Grade, Subject

4. You will connect with a certified teacher in a virtual classroom.

5. Work with the teacher on an interactive whiteboard and share documents.