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  • Create a homework shelf in the library for your students

Please call us at 847-8720 ext. 204 or email us (nptjuv@newportlibraryri.org) anytime to discuss how we can help you and your students.

Early World of Learning

Early World of Learning

Interactive learning environments specifically for preschoolers and elementary school-aged children.

World Book Dramatic Learning

World Book Dramatic Learning

Discover classroom plays and reader’s theater for differentiated instruction.



Access teacher resources designed and written by teachers for NoveList.

Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center

Indexing and abstracts for over 280 teacher and administrator journals and magazines.

Everyday Links for Teachers


Seasonal Links for Teachers

Everyday Links for Teachers

Teacher and Student

Bright Loop Learning – App for teachers – use qualitative notes in an actionable way, decreasing teacher stress & increasing ability to provide an individual education for every child.
Library of Congress Learning Page for Teachers
Teacher Link – Links to lots of web resources, as well as lesson plans, worksheets, posters and more.
NASA SpaceLink – Great for planning a space curriculum.
Animal Fact Guide – Annotated list of animal-related websites.
EEK! (Environmental Education for Kids) Teacher Pages
Children’s Literature Web Guide
School Safety Tips for Administrators
A Dozen Things Teachers Can Do to Stop School Violence Bullies in Books - Using Children’s and Teen literature to start a discussion on bullying.
Ocean State Libraries - Links to over 42 public libraries in Rhode Island

RICAT - Direct links to many Rhode Island school libraries.

Seasonal Links for Teachers

Yom Kippur 10/3


Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Lesson Plan (Grades 3-5)
Yom Kippur Lesson Plan – Discovery School
Yom Kippur Classroom Activities

Columbus Day 10/13


Columbus Day Theme – Younger Kids
Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue Kindergarten Unit
Getting to Know Christopher Columbus – Grades 3 – 5 Lesson Plan
Columbus Day Reader’s Theater
4th and 5th grade lesson: Columbus Day (Native American Perspective)
Web Hunt: Christopher Columbus
Columbus Day Activities Grades K-3
Columbus Day Lesson Plans, Grades K-5

Halloween 10/31


4th Grade Halloween Lesson
Grade 2 Halloween Theme: Creative Writing
Celebrate Halloween – Grades 3+
Turn Halloween into a Learning Holiday
NEA Halloween Lesson Plans (Grades K-5)
Halloween Lesson Plans for All Types of Classes