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Gurrie Library Learning Center
The mission of the Gurrie LLC is to ensure that members of the school community becomeeffective users, producers, and communicators of ideas & information.DESTINY DISCOVERClick on the image below to access the Destiny Library System.________________________________________________
GALE DATABASE RESOURCES
Log into the resources through the
CLEVER app where the password is accessible.
Click the image below to access the Biography database
Click the image below to access the Opposing Viewpoints database
Click the image below to access the Science in Context database
SCIENCE RESOURCES IN CONTEXT
Click the image below to access the U.S. History in Context database
U.S. HISTORY IN CONTEXT
SUMMER is quickly upon us but that does not mean reading should come to a halt. As a matter of fact, summer is the perfect time to catch up on a title you have been wanting to read or to try something new!
8th graders soon to be Freshman:
All students entering LT as Freshman in the Fall are required to read at least one book from their Summer Reading List. Click here to access the list.
Incoming 7th graders and soon to be 8th graders:
All Gurrie students are expected to read Look Book Ways by Jason Reynolds this summer! All students will be provided a copy of the book for their reading enjoyment.
Click here to jump to Jason Reyonlds site.
WATCH this interview with Jason chatting about Look Both Ways. It's soooo great and he is such a neat guy! He adds info to many of the chapters and gives some behind the scene info!
KENNETH OPPEL visits on APRIL 15th:)
Gurrie Middle School Library, in coordination with the PTO, will proudly welcome author Kenneth Oppel on April 15th through a virtual visit. Oppel is the author of Bloom, a fictional title that describes a time when invasive species affect the planet, seen through the eyes of three young teens. The plant is described as “tall, black, spiky grass” that starts growing all over the world. The title is a great fit due to the current pandemic conditions and also because 7th graders learn about invasive species within their science curriculum.
Oppel will introduce readers to the weird and fascinating world of toxic, invasive and carnivorous plant species. He will also talk about his creative process, from brainstorming, outlining, and successive drafts to finished book.
Kenneth has offered to send personalized book plates to all students who purchase his book. Books are available through the link below for online ordering. In addition, hybrid students will receive a paper copy of the order form in their ELA classes if they prefer that method of ordering.
Battle of the Books 2021
APRIL 20, 2021
Students are form teams of up to 6 readers and are beginning reading. The book list contains 10 amazing titles that spans all genres, formats and a variety of interests. There is definately something for everyone to enjoy.
Click here to view the Battle presentation and see the book selection.
Having CHROMEBOOK problems?!
Click the appropriate link below for help:)
Chromebook Problems and you are at home fill out this form: CLICK HERE.
Chromebook Problems and you are at school fill out this form: CLICK HERE.
Check out this awesome resource to help you find your next great read! This site was recently updated and also includes some really neat new features. If you are in a reading stump or just looking for something great start at this resource and expore what your options are.
Axis 360 is a digital media circulation platform for libraries, which provides our GURRIE students and teachers with immediate access to a plethora of literature in print and audio. Through Axis 360, Baker & Taylor provides libraries and their patrons a state-of-the-art system for discovering and using the digital content they want, on the devices they choose.
Students and teachers need to sign into to AXIS 360 using the CLEVER app on their devices.
For a detailed description on how to get to the BOOKS click here.
Keep Our Students Reading
Online Reading Resources
Check out this amazing
E-Learning Resources document: Click HERE
Streaming Options that won't warp your brain:)
Capstone Interactive Library
Then students will click on AYG8271 Class.
Then students will select AYG8271 Guest avatar.
Then students will be able to explore the Epic e-book library.
Just Books Read Aloud
Gurrie Battle of the Books 2020 was a huge success! WE had the most ever participants with 23 Teams of students all competiting and celebrating reading:)
Thank you to all the amazing readers, coaches(teachers/paraprofessionals), elementary librarians, Principal Hood, parents and the district for supporting the amazing program!