The Library of Congress is the Mother Ship. If you use no other resource to educate or raise an intellectually-adventurous child, use this one. Its holdings are so vast that it could literally take a lifetime, perhaps more, to explore all they have. Learn and grow in Jefferson's legacy to America.
Online Exhibition The St. John's Bible This exhibition is devoted to a single work of art, an illuminated, handwritten Bible commissioned by Saint John's University and Abbey in Minnesota. This contemporary Bible is at once old and new: a masterpiece of the ancient crafts of calligraphy and illumination that could only be made by artists of today... http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/stjohnsbible/stjohns-exhibit.html
Jefferson Building under construction...The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington.
Poetry 180. This site includes 180 poems, one for each day of the school year. Use these poems to inspire you to write ones of your own. Have students interpret the poems, consider using one of the poster/collage tools to illustrate the poem.