Library Media Center September Update

Collaborative Lessons

The 7th grade English teachers and I collaborated on a series of lessons regarding website evaluation and database searching to prepare students for their expert research projects.

Feel free to contact me if you would like to collaborate on a lesson sometime this school year.

Click here to connect to the INSPIRE research database for middle school students.

Fantasy Fiction League (FFL)

Stay tuned for more details about our Fantasy Fiction League. Interested students will create leagues and draft their favorite characters from popular action/adventure, fantasy, and dystopian books. FFL students will be able to participate in physical and knowledge-based challenges to earn points in their leagues.

Click here for more information.

OverDrive Digital Library

Our students, faculty, and staff have access to the OverDrive digital library. There are over 600 popular fiction and non-fiction e-books and audiobooks available in the Clark-Pleasant Digital Library. Please contact Mrs. Kern for your username/password and instructions for using the app. There is a special password for CPMS faculty and staff. You may click here to be linked the LMC website for OverDrive information as well.

Teaching Tools

  • NBC Learn ---Access thousands of high-quality archival, original, and currents events videos from NBC LEARN K-12 for use in classrooms and beyond. Click here to link to the site.

  • Teaching Books.net ---Really fabulous information pertaining to authors, their books, lesson plan helpers, and Common Core Standards. Click here to link to the site.

  • WingClips--- Access to short video clips from various movies for use in classrooms and beyond. Search by theme, category, scripture, or movie title. Click here to link to the site.

Stacey Kern

School Librarian Media Specialist