Lucy's Library Blast
November 16, 2015
TEL - Free Access to Great Resources for Tennesseans
Tennessee Electronic Library is a free one-stop resource for you. I wish I could tell you just how fabulous this resource is in person. Hey, I can! Just let me know when and where.
- ProQuest Heritage Express
- Political Cartoons
- Examples of Primary Sources (have SS Content Standards)
- Worksheet free to download
- Student Resources in Context
- Opposing Viewpoints
- Chronicling American Newspapers
- Ancestry.com - free with NPL
10 Free Infographic Templates in Powerpoint
Save countless hours by using these pre-made templates to design your infographics.
November Reading Challenge
Don't forget that we have a reading challenge going on this month with the homeroom with the most checkouts receiving a yummy holiday treat (Here's a hint: it's shaped like a gift and it's edible) in December. The top 10 class checkouts for last week (in alphabetical order) are: Banik, Blake, Cook, Deguira, Gascon, Hawks, Jackson, Nettles, Slomka, Wallace, Werhli (yes there are 11...there is a 3-way tie in one number of circulations).
Trials and Tribulations: Handling Hard Topics for Youth
Join Booklist for this free, hour-long webinar that will cover a range of literature on difficult subjects for kids and teens. Representatives from Lerner Publishing Group, Lorimer, and Second Story Press will share titles to encourage understanding of, and discussion about, hard-hitting and sensitive topics. It will take place Thursday, December 3rd. 1:00pm.
If you cannot make it to the webinar, they are archived on their site. http://www.booklistonline.com/GeneralInfo.aspx?id=73&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1