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Library Card Month
COME & GET ITTTTTTT!

Clayton County Public Library 
Digital Library Card

Clayton County Public Library logo

Have access to a plethora of resources
-Study for the SAT
-Get your diploma
-Check out books in-person and online
-Access to free music, and magazines 
-Learn a new language and much more
Click on the link below to sign-up (its free)

http://tinyurl.com/publiclibrarycard

Reminder

Please read everyday for 30 minutes

This can be done with i-Ready, in Destiny or with many other e-book applications as well!

 

Virtual Learning Resources

I-ready Reading and Grammar 30 minutes a day

Khan Academy(Helpful Videos/Teachers may post assignments)

Bookbub: Free Books Online

Open Library: Free Books Online

Turtle Diary: Free Audio Books Online

Destiny: Available through the school my.clayton.k12.ga.us
(Shows all of the AR books in the school)

 

Reading Support/Interventions/Centers
https://www.readinguniverse.org/graph

Math Support/Interventions/Differentiating Instruction
www.quantiles.com
www.freckle.com
www.engagenewyork.com

Differentiated Reading Passages/Comprehension
https://www.readworks.org/
https://newsela.com/

Interactive Presentations (For teachers)
https://nearpod.com/
https://prezi.com/

To Create Classes/Assignments (For teachers)
www.schoology.com

Increasing Engagement
http://www.classtools.net/ (games, puzzles, & more)

Random Name Caller
http://www.classtools.net/education-games-php/fruit_machine
https://www.classtools.net/random-name-picker/

Online Vocabulary Building Skills
https://www.teachthought.com/…/21-digital-tools-build-voca…/

Interactive Formative Assessment
https://edulastic.com/

Social Studies Instruction
www.iCivics.org

Learning At-Home (Family Engagement)
www.powermylearning.org
www.pbskids.org

For the Littles
www.abcya.com
www.starfall.com
www.lalilo.com

FREE Online Books/Quizzes
https://www.getepic.com/app/







Welcome to the Media Center at Pointe South Middle School!

Panoramic Media Center View

          Clayton Reads in every Season
    Clayton_READS _AT_Home-English (1).pdf
         Clayton_READS _AT_Home-Spanish (1).pdf 
                               
                                                    
"A book a day-the Clayton way!"

Vision Statement

The vision of Clayton County Public Schools is to be a district of performance preparing ALL students to live and compete successfully in a global society.

         Mission Statement


The mission of Clayton County Public Schools is to  empowers students to achieve academic and personal goals.

It's Read Across America Week
And PSMS's Media Center is here to Celebrate.
We have a few fun activities you can partake in including, voting for a book to win the Georgia Children's Book Award, some interesting videos on authors, and a free book that can be collected on Friday March 5, 2021, from 9:30-1:30pm. Just call (770)473-2890 ext. 520127 and I personally will bring your book out, just pop your trunk.
Your Voice Counts!

Please take a moment and vote on which book you think should win the Georgia Children's Book Award.
Click on the link below
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1SX7aSY-CLOM2fgTC232AFMB3r3H-2qYXw_QTBb44PcI/



Author Section
 
Leah Henderson
https://youtu.be/o1f9dRcGF44

https://youtu.be/s_0UqFHP5Ec



Jo Knowles
https://youtu.be/dYVLZTsGbHI


Jarrett Krosoczka

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HszCpZcEMwM&feature=youtu.be

https://youtu.be/p8yhH7AHty8


Lynda Hunt
https://youtu.be/zrPWhRrmaZM

https://youtu.be/TvpkwXmCg68


Katherine Applegate
https://youtu.be/rn6PclDRsE8?t=359

https://youtu.be/FsLogcWubUI


Don't forget to pick up your free book on Friday March 5, 2021 from 9:30-1:20pm

Remember there are online books that may be read in your own time.  Try these apps/software: myOn, eReads, and Destiny Discover.


We have added over 200 new titles in Destiny, take a look.

Suggested Reads


   


   


   


   



myOn button
https://clever.com/in/clayton
This software will allow you to check out books and features handy tools like highlighting, notes, dictionary, and read aloud capabilities. This software also can show students their lexile growth.
Students
Username: ID number
Password: Birthday with "/"
(ex. 6/5/2008, no extra zeros)
Teachers
Username: ID number
Password is default upon initial set up


Destiny Discover button
Destinydiscover.com
This software not only has ebooks to read, but it also has a great
search engine, to Britannica (an online encyclopedia).
Go to: Collections, ebooks/Destiny Discover

Galileo

Galileo is an extensive search engine to get some great research done. To access Galileo go to your portal, click the Galileo link to access Galileo: Georgia’s Virtual Library. If you are prompted for a password, the current password is spiral . When searching Galileo’s many resources, be sure to use the filters found on the left side of the results page to narrow your search: check the Full Text box to ensure your results include only complete articles; change the Publication Date to a range such as 2018 to 2020 to ensure the articles shown are recent. Two of the main sources found include: Periodical = a magazine article aimed at the general public often written by a professional writer; Academic Journal = a scholarly article aimed at specialists, academics, and researchers often written by an expert on the subject.


Renaissance AR
Renaissance AR
www.tinyurl.com/claytonar
Don't forget to earn AR points! Click on the link to gain access to Renaissance and take your AR quiz. An AR quiz will ask questions about the book read and test your knowledge of understanding. Every week scholar's will be chosen and rewarded for their efforts. Is this your week?
Log-In
username: student id # without s or 0 ex.1234567
password: first name initial, last name initial, year born ex.AM2007

AR info



AJC

 

To access The Atlanta Journal-Constitution digital version of the AJC a.k.a AJC epaper click The link below.

https://epaper.ajc.com/

e-reads
The Clayton County Public Library provides access to E-Read Kids, a collection of thousands of ebooks and audio titles. A library card number is required to access the collection. Go to claytonpl.org/kids to begin reading.

*Read everyday for at least 30 minutes!*

 

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