EHT Media Specialists Weekly Update


WEEK OF MAY 31st, 2020

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The media specialists are here for you! We have decided to highlight and provide you all with great resources each week by grade level to enhance your remote learning. We realize these are overwhelming, challenging and unprecedented times so we have made an effort to keep things simple. These resources can be utilized by students, staff and parents. Please feel free to contact any of us by email to share ideas, concerns and questions. Also remember that we have resources listed on our individual websites to enhance your remote learning.

Elementary Level Resources

Red Tricycle

89 Best Bedtime Books for Kids provides a very thorough and engaging list of bedtime stories for mostly ages 0-8. A summary, picture of the cover, price, and link to purchase the book are included.

Author Lauren Tarshis reads I Survived The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

For kids home from school, Lauren is doing daily read-alouds from her series I Survived and from Scholastic's ELA Magazine, Storyworks.

Middle School Resources

We are collecting library materials this week!

If you forgot to bring in your library materials, it's not too late. Reach out to your librarian through their google classrooms and we will make arrangements. :)

Mrs. Lenko's google Classroom code: ye43qop

Mrs. Yacovelli's google Classroom code: ltfcmqd

Required Summer Reading

We are extremely excited to announce that this summer we will have required summer reading for all middle school students. Research shows that reading over the summer reduces summer slide and promotes academic success throughout the school year. Students have spent the year in a reading workshop and to continue to foster that love of reading, we want students to choose a “just right” book to read over the summer. A "just right” is a book that the student has not already read in school, about something that he/she is interested in, and that he/she can read independently and with ease. Students will complete one assignment to accompany their book. The assignments are all activities and strategies the students have practiced throughout the year, and will help the students continue to implement and master reading strategies. Currently, students can sign up for an Atlantic County Library card digitally and access hundreds of ebooks for free. More information about summer reading to come!

High School/Eagle Academy Resources

Ms. Grossman has set up a Google Classroom for the high school and Eagle Academy students to connect, share resources and to be supported through this pandemic.

Egg Harbor Township High School Google Classroom code: gcy3tgt

2020-2021 Lego League Season

Do you like Lego, First Robotics, and Star Wars: Force for Change?

Discovery Education

Check out all of the professional development available through Discovery Education. They have also expanded their list of virtual field trips. See the world without leaving home!

Students and staff may access Discovery Education using their school login information and the Google sign-in option.