Bennett's Mill Media Center

Bronco Nation September Edition

November Newsletter Will Post On the 1st

"On a fundamental level, learning from history is important because it helps us be better both as individuals and as contributors to society. Understanding the linkages between past and present is absolutely basic for a good understanding of the condition of being human".

Historian Penelope J. Corfield.

E3 Is How I See Excellence In Me.

I am engaged.

I am empowered.

I am ethical.

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This site is hosted by "The Library of Congress".

Contains Links to Exhibits, Collections, Audio and Video Resources

August Emoji Story Winners!!!

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Excellent Reading Strategy For Parents

Have you heard of reciprocal teaching? This reading strategy is excellent for both teachers and parents. Awesome best practice for struggling readers. Students assume the role of QUESTIONER, SUMMERIZER, CLARIFIER and PREDICTOR!!

Please check out the link below sponsored by Reading Rockets.

Reciprocal Teaching

Promotes Reading Comprehension

Cool Project Pointers For Our Scholars

With projects approaching, make your research top notch. Use a variety of sources. These resources can be found in our Galileo and Gale database! Visit the media center for help.

  • Diaries
  • Letters
  • Interviews
  • Oral Histories
  • Photographs
  • Videos
  • Newspaper Articles
  • Government Documents
  • Poems
  • Novels
  • Plays
  • Music

Can You Guess The EMOJI Story Title?

Winners will be featured in the next newsletter and will receive a prize!!

Submit Your Best Guess Here You have until September 30th to submit your guess.

(Courtesy of Teachers Pay Teachers: The Book Wrangler)

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Broncos!!! Remember, The Reading Counts Challenge Has Begun!!!!

What is the Reading Counts Challenge?

It's no secret that reading and literacy development are of the utmost importance. We want to promote healthy reading habits and a genuine love for reading. Students can secure a pass to the media center or come with their ELA teacher for check out. Students can use Destiny Discover to check out eBooks. Students can also read books from their personal collection. Covid-19 safety precautions are in place for students visiting the media center. Students have a choice of selecting books of interest and preferably within their Lexile Range. Students can check to see if the book is supported by the "Reading Counts Quizzes Database". Students can earn class rewards and opportunities for individual prizes and recognition.

ELA Class with Most Points Wins Popcorn and Movie!!!

At the end of the nine weeks, the class that has accumulated the most RC points will win a popcorn and movie! Date to be determined by your teacher.

Want to know if your book has a reading counts quiz before reading?

Use this Link or click on logo. This searchable database provides information about books that are supported by Reading Counts! quizzes. This easy-to-use database helps teachers, students, and parents locate the right title to read. Search by title, author, grade level, Lexile measure and other criteria to find information about books that includes annotated descriptions and key metrics. Book Expert Online is an open resource that can be enjoyed by everyone. (Courtesy of Reading Counts)

Follow The Yellow Dog

Use ClassLink To Take Reading Counts Quiz. Look For The Yellow Dog App. Log On Using Your Google SSO!

You Must Use Destiny Discover To Access BMMS eBooks!

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Destiny Discovery can be accessed via Follett Destiny. All students can checkout eBooks on Destiny Discover, view printed books and place books on hold!!!

Destiny Login

Select Sign In With Google

Use Your Google Login Information

(Email and Network Password)

Forgot your book due date? Check out "My Stuff" on your Destiny Discover Page. Keep up with library fines and much more.

BMMS E-Resources

Gale password: fcboe

Galileo password: waves