West Manor Elementary
Distance Learning Resources for Parents & Teachers
Atlanta Public Schools Goes Virtual
While schools are closed due to the impact of COVID-19, teachers will continue to provide instruction via distance learning. Teachers and students are to access each of the district-provided e-resources through MyBackPack. If students are having difficulty logging in to MyBackPack, please email Ms. Lawrence (Media Specialist).
Username: first initial + last name up to 7 letters + last 4 digits of student id#
Password: lunch number
Click Below for Information Regarding FREE INTERNET Service!
CONNECTING TO OUR LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Did you know that APS students have a direct link to our local libraries here in Atlanta? Students AND staff are able to access free AFPLS products like ebooks, music, videos, and more!
Check it out, today!
All users are able to access AFPLS CLASS PASS through MY BACKPACK.
- Students will use their APS log in credentials.
- Staff will use their Lawson number and the temporary password is CHANGEME.
To learn more, visit: http://www.afpls.org/class.
WHAT IS ACCELERATED READER?
Accelerated Reader is an online resource that presents students with questions about books that they have read. Parents and students can visit AR Book Finder to determine if there is a quiz for a particular book)When students answer questions correctly they build points towards their reading goals. The reading goals for each grade level are as follows:
Kindergarten: 8 Points
First Grade: 10 Points
Second Grade: 20 Points
Third Grade: 20 Points
Fourth Grade: 30 Points
Fifth Grade: 30 Points
MYON: Books, Books, and More BOOKS!
Also found in Atlanta Public School's MYBACKPACK...myON Reader gives pre-K–12 students access to thousands of enhanced digital titles—fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, and more—at a wide range of reading levels, in English and Spanish! Once students have read their favorite book they can then take an AR quiz and add to their AR points toward their goal.
Log into MYBACKPACK and click on the myON icon
Resources for Parents
Click HERE for information about food distribution sites and additional resources provided during this time.
Click Here for fun websites students can visit while out of school!
Click Here to travel around the world on a virtual field trip!