Lawrence Middle School Library

February - Issue Number 48

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Teacher's Corner

Next Gen Personal Finance

School is where life-changing financial education can reach ALL young people, not just the lucky few. Check out the site.

19 Leadership TED Talks for Teachers and Students

Leaders speak up when they see something that needs to change. Check them out & find one to share with your classes.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 2022 falls on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022, and celebrations culminate with the Lantern Festival on February 15th, 2022.

February is Black History Month

The Uncovering America resource, explores how artists of the civil rights era captured and communicated a people's movement, & played a pivotal role in shaping the public's understanding of the civil rights movement and inspiring citizens to action.

Black History Month on Biography.com

Explore biographies, videos and articles that celebrate historic achievements in science, politics, law, sports, the arts, entertainment, and many other fields.

Black History Month - History.com

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history.

34 Black History Month Poems for Kids of All Ages

Black history is American history, so it should be recognized every day. That being said, every February, we have an opportunity to educate our students about the important events and figures that shaped this nation.

Agent of Change

Amanda Gorman Shares New Poem to Kick Off 2022
Amanda Gorman

Article from Rolling Stone - The first National Youth Poet Laureate shared the text and a performance of her latest piece โ€˜New Dayโ€™s Lyricโ€™

VALENTINES FOR VETERANS

While there is a nominal fee involved in taking on this project. Let us always remember what our veterans give up to protect our freedoms.

Free Printable Valentine's Day Coloring Pages

A huge collection of pictures to color in for kids who like hearts, unicorns, and all things cute! There are more intricate Valentine doodles and mandalas for big kids to color in too. All the pictures are love-themed.

Valentines Read Alouds

Valentines Read Alouds for various grade levels - as always preview before presenting. Check them out !!

Random Acts of Kindness

IMAGINE WHAT IT WOULD LOOK LIKE IF CHOOSING KINDNESS WAS THE NORM. WE BELIEVE ITโ€™S POSSIBLE

Kindness 2022

Download the new kindness calendar to practice kindness each day of 2022!

30 Random Acts of Kindness That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity !

30 Random Acts of Kindness That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity !
Chinese New Year

Which Chinese New Year animal are you like? Find out here - check out your animal, watch some videos & if you have time play some games.

Spotlight on a Database

Rosen Interactive Ebook Collection

Find a variety of ebooks on a great mix of curriculum topics to be used in class. Students with an interest in nonfiction topics will be thrilled to explore their own personal reading interests here. Check it out !!

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Most Anticipated YA Books of 2022

Setting a new reading goal, or starting a new reading challenge, the new year is a great way to hit refresh and jump into reading with an approach that works for you. Happy reading!

12 Middle Grade Books - that Tackle Mental Health

Here are 12 kid-approved books that tackle mental health in a relatable way for young people. The books on this reading list have received rave reviews from young readers.

๐Ÿ“š Peninsula Public Library ๐Ÿ“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 Tutor.com

SORA - Find a book in the LMS Virtual Library

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

Find exciting Ebooks in our Lawrence Bookmarks - Tumble Books & Teen Book Cloud - Remember: Readers are Leaders

โœ๏ธ Research โœ๏ธ

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

๐Ÿ˜Ž Word of the Day ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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

๐Ÿ“– This Day in History ๐Ÿ“–

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

Fun For Everyone

10 Books To Read If Your Kids Love Encanto

Encanto is filled with gorgeous imagery, Latin American cultural references, and themes of family, expectations, and compassion. We pulled together a list of books that we think will appeal to all those Encanto fans out there. Give them a try!

30 Cool Winter Science Experiments and Activities

These ideas can be differentiated for all ages and interests. No snow where you live? No worries! You can still do most of these with a freezer instead.

๐ŸŽจ Google Arts & Culture ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽจ

Check out Google Arts & Culture site for amazing things to do and places to visit.

25 Cool Winter Videos Kids Can Watch on Snowy Days

When the temperature drops and chilly winds blow in, itโ€™s the perfect time of year to stay inside and watch some videos! something here for every age and interest, but take time to preview videos to ensure theyโ€™re appropriate for your audience.

20 Really Cool and Useful Websites for Kids

Useful websites for kids must be engaging for children, and both safe and offering some educational value for parents to love them as well. Here are 20 sites are a bit more off the beaten and well-known path.

โœ๏ธ Top 10 Study Tips โœ๏ธ

It's never too early โ€“ or too late โ€“ to develop good study habits. The sooner you get into a good study groove, the easier everything will be and the more your chances of getting good marks will improve.

Issue # 48 - February