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Week of April 19 - April 23, 2021 - Smore #29

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Agent of Change

Elizabeth Acevedo

New York Times bestselling author and the first person of color to be awarded the Carnegie Medal, check out Elizabeth Acevedo!

Epic Author Facts: Elizabeth Acevedo | The Poet X
Elizabeth Acevedo, author of Clap When You Land, With the Fire on High and Poet X, shares some fun facts you may not know about her!

Check out these titles in Sora or Peninsula Public Library! Click on the picture!

DO YOU HAVE A LIBRARY CARD??


Did you know??

If you have a Peninsula Public Library card you can:



-Borrow e-books


-Access free homework and tutoring help from tutor.com


-Access career websites such as Career One Stop and My Next Move.



Click on the link below to get your very own library card!

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Don't miss this AMAZING opportunity!


Get your application in by April 30!

April is National Poetry Month!

Teacher's Corner

Celebrate Earth Day, April 22, 2021

Bring environmental justice and awareness into your classroom this Earth Day with these videos, articles, and lesson plans. Use these resources to inspire students to preserve the health of our planet and its inhabitants.

Celebrate Poetry Month With Amanda Gorman

Check out these free resources for Poetry Month and beyond.

Teaching Poetry Online Resources For for All Levels

Learning resources for teachers and offers a selection of poetry teaching content which has been organized by school level: elementary, middle school, high school, college levels.

Dear Poet 2021- National Poetry Month

A multimedia project that invites students grades five through twelve to write letters in response to poems written and read by award-winning poets. Teachers can submit here, and students can submit here. Please submit your response(s) by April 30.

20 Terrific Guided Meditations for Teachers

These teacher guided meditations can be done anywhere and are perfect for when you just need to breathe. So, grab a cup of coffee and catch your breath with any of the 20! Additionally, consider sharing them with your students as needed.

Reading

Find A Book in the LHS Virtual Library, Sora

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

New York Times Bestsellers

Looking for your next great read? Scroll through the listings for adult, young adult, middle school & children's picture books

Epic Reads

Looking for your next great read? Check out Epic Reads. Includes Young Adult books from A to Z. Including videos, new releases, interviews, top lists and much more!

Peninsula Public Library

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curb side 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

Research

Access Our School Databases for Research

Username: xg39 and Password: nbsls

Something For Everyone

20 Art Museums You Can Visit from Your Living Room

Visit these famous art museums, from the comforts of your home!

Google Earth

Travel the world from the comfort of your home.

The Word Search

Fun to play and educational! Great for those students that are early finishers. Play on the computer or your device - If you're feeling a little more adventurous, why not create your very own with the simple to use Word Search Maker.

Questions? Ideas? Something to share?? Tell me, I am happy to post it here! lvutianitis@lawrence.k12.ny.us