Lawrence Middle School Library

June Issue - Number 53

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Teacher's Corner

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June Monthly Themes from the National Parks Service

From parks to trails, waterways, and so much more, June celebrates the great outdoors. The month also commemorates the contributions, accomplishments, and resiliency of LBGTQ+ Americans both past and present.

😎 June is ... So much fun !! 😎

The month of June brings beautiful bouquets, delicious fruits and vegetables, and an urge to get out there and enjoy the sunshine. Check out June holidays, wacky times, gardening tips, and even a fun quiz!

🎧 9 GREAT Podcasts for Secondary ELA Students 🎧

Check out these podcasts to use in your classroom or for your own personal enlightenment. It always makes sense to listen to a podcast episode before playing it in class. Please preview your classroom content to make sure it’s a good fit for you!

🌟 13 FUN Summer Reading Programs 🌟

Kids Can Earn Free Books, Movie Tickets, Pizza, and More Next to the benefits of playing and swimming all day long, reading is just about the most important thing kids can do this summer.

πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Why Is Pride Month Celebrated in June? πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ

Pride Month commemorates years of struggle for civil rights and the ongoing pursuit of equal justice under the law for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. But why is Pride Month celebrated in June? Find out more here !!

The ABCs of L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+

These letters were an evolution toward inclusion β€” an expansion of the language used to represent a disparate group that had often just been called β€œthe gay community.”

35 End-of-Year Activities for Every Grade

It’s not over until the school bell rings.

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ June 14 is Flag Day πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Be sure to raise the flag! Learn about the U.S. Flag Code, which provides guidelines for displaying the American flag properly.

Juneteenth - June 19th

Juneteenth is Sunday, June 19, 2022! Juneteenth is the oldest-known celebration recognizing the end of slavery in the United States. It is also sometimes called β€œFreedom Day,” β€œJuneteenth Independence Day,” or β€œEmancipation Day.”

5 Calming Mind-Body Exercises to Try With Your Students

Benefits include better self-control, anxiety management, concentration, and mental focus.

😎 Free Printables - Assorted subjects & grades 😎

Free printables and free downloads for your classroom! You won’t want to miss these free teacher resources that you and your students will love. Make your teacher life easier with these worksheets, rubrics, posters, crafts, and more.

Agent of Change

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy: The 60 Minutes Interview
πŸ“š SORA πŸ“š

Locate it in your Google Waffle on your ChromeBook - Enter Lawrence Union Free School District - Add LI Students Read & Nassau BOCES School Library System to add hundreds of books to the collection for FREE. Add more using your Peninsula Library Card

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πŸ“š Summer Reading Opportunities πŸ“š

Check out these summer reading programs for kids to help keep the learning going over the next few months, allowing them to earn free goodies along the way.

😁 Get a Library Card at NYPL 😁

Any person who lives, works, attends school or pays property taxes in New York State is eligible to receive a New York Public Library card free of charge. A library card opens a whole new world.

πŸ“š Peninsula Public Library πŸ“š

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curbside pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from


Find great E-books for all ages in your Lawrence Bookmarks on your Chromebook (no password necessary) If you use this link please ask your teacher or Ms. Abby if you cannot remember it.

πŸ’• Long Island Crisis Center πŸ’•

It's ok to ask for help. Long Island Crisis Center’s hotline remains available 24/7. If you are in crisis or in need of emotional support, please call LICC at (516) 679-1111

Fun For Everyone

Common Sense Media

Reviews for what your kids are into (before they get into it) Trusted ratings created with families in mind.

😎 FUN & FREE Online Word Searches 😎

Easy, Medium & Hard - Challenge yourself

πŸ“– This Day in History πŸ“–

Encyclopedia Britannica brings you this day in history. Check out the option to find out what happened in history on your birthday.

😎 Word of the Day 😎

Learn a new word everyday. Impress your friends & teachers. Improve your vocabulary and SAT/ACT scores.

✏️ Research ✏️

Access our School Library Databases using the link in our Lawrence Bookmarks on your ChromeBook or use the link offered here. Locate Lawrence Elementary/Middle School in the menu. The Username and Password = broadway

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Issue # 53 - June 1st to June 30th