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!


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.

Accelerated Reader (AR) Now Available At Home!

Students can now access Accelerated Reader at home!! Students will log into MyBacpack and select the Renaissance icon.


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

Physical Education (PE) Activities for Home

Click HERE for PE Activities you can do at home!

Food Distribution Sites

Click HERE for information about food distribution sites and additional resources provided during this time.

Additional Websites to Use While School is Out!

Click Here for fun websites students can visit while out of school!

Scholastic - Learn at Home

Click HERE for learning activities you can do at home!

Want to Get Away - Take a Virtual Field Trip!

Click Here to travel around the world on a virtual field trip!


Using Nearpod

Click Here for information about using Nearpod.

Google Meet

Click Here to learn how to create a Google Meet for your class.

Creating a Screencast

Click Here for help with creating Screencasts for your students.