EXTERNAL WEB SITE LINKS WITHIN SCHOOL MESSENGER: Many web pages contained within the GVMS web site, including but not limited to class pages and side button links, include links to web sites external to Prince William County Schools Network.  These pages, which are not affiliated with PWCS, may not reflect the views and/or opinions of PWCS.  Prince William County Schools does not control the content of such web sites and does not sponsor nor endorse any messages, products, or services contained on such web sites.

Making Inferences- 7th gr LA Breakout

PWCS Code of Behavior

Hero Dogs of 9/11

BrainPOP is an educational program, providing content spanning 7 main subjects including: Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Health, Arts and Music, and Technology. See a librarian for the username and password.

Discovery Education streaming is a digital video-on-demand and online teaching service. This site contains thousands of streaming online videos that can be downloaded or played directly onto Smart Boards. See a librarian for the username and password.


Online Dictionaries


Online Newspapers


Search Engines

Try one of these search engines instead of Google.

  • Dewey Browse Web Sites provides links to sites classified by the Dewey Decimal Classification System for Grades K-12.  
  • Duck Duck Go is a general purpose search engine like Google or Bing but without the spam and clutter (web sites that have lots of advertising are banned!). 
  • IPL2 is a well-organized point of access for reliable, trustworthy, librarian-selected websites.
  • KidsClick! is a web search site designed for kids by librarians - with kid-friendly results! 


 Research Product Ideas
For Book Lovers

Author Websites


If you have some extra time – try these online EDUCATIONAL game sites. Make sure you've finished your homework first!


Free RicePlay a game that tests your vocabulary skills and win rice for starving people!   
Fun Brain 
Order in the Library!
Spelling Match Game 
Wimpy Bells 

The Oregon Trail

Tenement Museum

Snow Line

Disney Holiday Games

Bones of the Body

Human Muscles of the Body

SOL Review


Grade 7 Reading Online Test (2003)

Grade 7 Reading Online Test (2006)

SOL Tutorial Sites from Wise County


J-Lab Math SOL Practice Tests

SOL Interactive Practice Test from Wise County

SOL Tutorial Sites from Wise County


J-Lab Science SOL Practice Tests

SOL Pass covers science for grades 6-8.

SOL Interactive Practice Test from Wise County

SOL Tutorial Sites from Wise County

Social Studies

Civics 2007 Released SOL Test

SOL Pass covers U.S. history to 1877, U.S. history from 1877 to present, civics and economics for grades 6-8.

U.S. & Virginia SOL Resources from Rockingham County