Lawrence Middle School Media Center

Issue # 56- SEPTEMBER

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September 15, 2022 to October 15, 2022

Teachers Corner

Hispanic heritage month

Recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have inspired others to achieve success. The theme for 2022 is "Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation .

Spanish & Latino Podcasts for learning & laughing

From stories, TED Talks, news, and everything else, find a podcast for you!

WeAreTeachers Give-aways

Win Amazing Prizes

Hispanic & Latino Heritage & History in the US

Includes lesson plans, teachers guides and media

Best Bilingual and Spanish Podcasts for Kids

Kids need to see -- and hear -- themselves reflected in the media they consume. These bilingual and Spanish-language podcasts give both native Spanish speakers and kids learning EspaΓ±ol a chance to enjoy an immersive audio experience.

Podcasts with Latino Hosts & Latino Lead Characters

Exposing kids to media that reflects their perspectives and experiences is critical for developing their racial and ethnic identities.Embrace Latino and Hispanic culture, history, and realities in these podcasts.

11 Books To Savor During Hispanic Heritage Month

Here are 11 of my favorite books for young readers of all ages, from toddlers to teenagers.

Looking for current events articles?

To find out how you can access NY Times, Newsday, and Wall Street Journal, email Ms. Abby at for the access code!

Random Acts of Kindness

Imagine a world... Where you can succeed by being nice. Where we all pay it forward. Where people look out for each other. It all starts with an act.

Back-to-School Templates for Teachers & Families

Help students and their families lay the foundation for a positive, successful school year.

Author of interest

Elizabeth Acevedo

ELIZABETH ACEVEDO is the New York Times-bestselling author of The Poet X, which won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz and numerous others.

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


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.

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New York Public Library

Get a library card, attend virtual programs and and so much MORE @ nypl. Check it out !!

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

For Everyone

Storyline Online

I love this site you nhave to check it out. Storyline Online receives over 140 million views annually from children all over the world.

😎 FUN & FREE Online Word Searches 😎

Easy, Medium & Hard - Challenge yourself

🌟 Difficult Hidden Pictures 🌟

These activity pages are amusing and entertaining, they help hone skills like paying attention to details, using visual memory, and practicing hand-eye coordination as they color in the shapes they find hidden in the fun artwork

πŸ“– This Day in History πŸ“– brings you this day in history everyday. Check it out !!

😎 Word of the Day 😎

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

Common Sense Media

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

Issue # 56-SEPTEMBER