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Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Grade / Brookhaven, Kreamer, Verne Critz

Library:

The Virtual Reference Collection is available for all students. By clicking on this link your child can access a multitude of e books and activities to ensure continuity of learning and entertainment through books, projects,research, educational games and current events. 

 

Each building has a unique username and password that you can find below. If you have any questions or need assistance please contact the librarian from your child’s building using the contact link below and we will be happy to help you.

 

Brookhaven Elementary- Mrs. Durand- ddurand@southcountry.org

Brookhaven’s Virtual Reference Collection hyperlink: http://xaaa.auth.orc.scoolaid.net/bin/dblist?schoolId=909 

User name: Brookhavenprimary

Password: alex

 

Kreamer Elementary- Ms. Belford- cbelford@southcountry.org 

Kreamer Virtual reference collection:

https://auth.orc.scoolaid.net/bin/listdb?sysCode=xaaa&id=910

User name: kanga

Password: books

 

Verne W. Critz Elementary- Ms. Cullen- lcullen@southcountry.org

Virtual reference collection:

https://auth.orc.scoolaid.net/bin/listdb?sysCode=xaaa&id=911

Username: verne

Password: dog

Some of the Virtual reference databases your child is familiar with include:

BOOKFLIX (SCHOLASTIC)  *Available in English and Spanish

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

 

BRAINPOP 

  BRAINPOP JR. 

 

In classrooms, on mobile devices, and at home, BrainPOP engages students through animated movies, learning games, interactive quizzes, primary source activities, concept mapping, and more. They cover topics within Science, Math, Social Studies, English Language Arts, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Music, Health, Reading, and Writing. Our content is carefully mapped to the Common Core, aligned to academic standards

 

BRAINPOP ESL 

              BRAINPOP ESPANOL 

BrainPOP ESL is an educational resource featuring games, lesson plans, activities and animated movies. BrainPOP ESL is designed for all English Language Learners (ELL) including: students of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), English speakers of other languages (ESOL). It is a comprehensive tool for educators teaching English as a Second Language. BrainPOP ESL focuses on reading, writing, vocabulary building, grammar and pronunciation.

 

CULTUREGRAMS *Available in Multiple Languages

Cultures of 182 countries and territories, maps, statistics, glossary and 50 US states with timelines.

 

 

KIDS DISCOVER 

Kids Discover is an educational publisher that produces high-interest nonfiction reading for children ages 6-14.

KIDS INFOBITS  *Available in Multiple Languages

Content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics for young learners.

 

 

PEBBLEGO COLLECTION *Available in English and Spanish

PebbleGo offers multiple content specific databases that feature expertly-leveled text and navigation tools, specifically designed for beginning researchers grades K-3. Enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video media, PebbleGo databases build a foundation of research skills for every learner.

 

READ IT! (FORMERLY) ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER (ELL) REFERENCE CENTER 

Reference Center provides ELL students and their teachers with an easy-to-use interface and reference materials that are designed to support English-language proficiency and comprehension. Literacy, researching, note-taking and academic writing skills are reinforced in all topics; all text can be read aloud.

 

 

TRUEFLIX (SCHOLASTIC) 

TrueFlix is an online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process. It Is a Whiteboard resource with its collection of introductory videos and media types, leveled texts, voice-over reading features, and soft assessments.It supports the Common Core Standards with its featuring of multiple text types and a cross-curricular, nonfiction focus with a soft assessment feature.

 

TUMBLEBOOK LIBRARY *Available in Multiple Languages

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they will love.

 

WORLD ALMANAC FOR KIDS ELEMENTARY  *Available in Multiple Languages

This database provides a wealth of elementary-level content including engaging illustrated articles, videos, interactives, Fun Facts, and more in a colorful, kid-friendly format perfect for helping young children develop online research skills.

 

WORLD ALMANAC FOR KIDS ONLINE 

Erasing the line between homework aid and fun reading, The World Almanac for Kids Online expands on the contents of The World Almanac for Kids print edition, along with other award-winning reference books from World Almanac, Chelsea House, and Facts On File. A natural complement to curriculum, the online site provides resources for homework, reports, and projects. Kids can explore grade-appropriate topics in a fun format while developing online research skills with a trusted source.

 

In addition to these resources students can enjoy coding by using the coding links on the district "kids picks" link: https://www.southcountry.org/resources/kids_picks

 

 

4th, 5th, / Frank P. long Intermediate School

Library:

Frank P. Long Intermediate School Library Media Center Website - find links to the Virtual Reference Collection, Typing Club, Google Classroom, and Resources for Home on our library website.

              Virtual Reference Collection - Explore one or more of our online resources such as BookFlix, TrueFlix, BrainPOP, and CultureGrams. Some of these sites have wonderful stories that you can enjoy online while others are databases you can use to discover even more about topics that you are interested in. Please check your Google Classroom for library for the username and password or email Mrs. Kulick at skulick@southcountry.org

              Typing Club - Practice your typing skills with Typing Club. Click “Sign in with Google” to log in with your Google account.

              Resources for Home - check out this page on the Frank P. Long Library Media Center website for free reading resources such as Abdo Digital, Audible, Capstone Interactive, Junior Library Guild eBooks, books read by their authors, and more. This page is updated frequently as more resources are shared.

              Coding - Practice your coding skills by creating a dance party, building a galaxy in Star Wars, going on an adventure in Minecraft, and more!

              Google Interland for 5th Grade Digital Citizenship - Play games in four lands with the Internauts to practice digital citizenship and online safety skills.

              Google Interland for 5th Grade Digital Citizenship in Spanish - This is Google Interland in Spanish.

              Digital Passport for 4th Grade Digital Citizenship - Play six interactive games to learn digital citizenship skills. The games are available in Spanish.

 

6th, 7th, 8th / Bellport MIddle School 

Library:

Bellport Middle School Library Homepage
https://sites.google.com/southcountry.org/bms-library/home

 

Virtual Reference Collection 

A large collection of databases and ebooks searchable by subject

https://auth.orc.scoolaid.net/bin/listdb?sysCode=xaaa&id=907

User name = bms     Password = library

 

Free Audiobooks 

 

Junior Library Guild  https://www.juniorlibraryguild.com/at-home  A wide selection of genres

 

Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/  The classics 

 

List of authors doing online read alouds and activities: 

 

https://www.weareteachers.com/virtual-author-activities/?fbclid=IwAR0PTI2qHfkwuDa46v0WXXwtN-gJdlZoPOwPrWvwDBalQDwJGG4muBYb-UU

 

Online Coding Resources

 

Scratch http://scratch.mit.edu

Blockly https://blockly.games/

Hour of Code https://studio.code.org/courses

 

English Language Learners

 

ESL Brainpop https://ell.brainpop.com

                           Username - bms Password library

 

Britannica Encyclopedia in Spanish 

https://escolar-eb-xaaa.orc.scoolaid.net/levels

Username = bms  Password = library 

 

English Media Labs - fun activities for ESL students 

http://www.englishmedialab.com/

 

Internet Safety 

Interland is an adventure-packed online game that teaches the fundamentals of digital safety and citizenship.

 

English Version - https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/en_us/interland

Spanish Version - https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/es-419_all/interland

 

9th, 10th, 11th, 12th / Bellport High School

Library:

BHS Library Website The BHS Library Website is a learning hub! Check in frequently for new resources.

ebooks and Audiobooks - 

Audible Audible is offering free access to a large collection of audiobooks, including books in Spanish and books written on varying reading levels! 

Junior Library Guild Digital Read and listen to popular news books on JLG Digital! 

Teaching Books Teaching Books has a huge collection of complete Young Adult book readings and more!  

Virtual Field Trips -

Google Voyager Google Voyager provides students with the opportunity to explore new places without leaving home!

Subject Area Resources -

Virtual Reference Collection Username: bellporths Password: clippers The Virtual Reference Collection features 55+ databases and other electronic resources!

Selected Subject Area Resources on BHS Library Site

Coding & Technology - 

Hour of Code Hour of Code presents students with fun, interactive coding tutorials!

Google CS First Google CS First offers self-paced coding tutorials for students who would like to develop their coding skills! 

Google Applied Digital Skills Google Applied Digital Skills provides digital training through free video lessons. 

Digital Safety - 

Be Internet Awesome Digital safety resources for families, presented in both English and Spanish.

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