Ms. Rachel O'Connell, Media Specialist (Twitter @cannonrdes_lms)
Ms. Jill Doll, Media Assistant
Visit the Cannon Road myMCPS Classroom Library Media Home Page, and Destiny Discover for more resources. Updated 4/28/2022
 
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MCPS Online Resources for Students | Online Library Resources |  Online Read Alouds, ebooks and Audiobooks | More Online Resources for Students | Books Celebrating DiversityBlack-Eyed Susan Reading Contest | Digital Citizenship with Common Sense Media

MCPS Online Resources

English passwords | Spanish passwords

For Research

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FACT CITE 123 IMAGE QUEST GALE IN CONTEXT ELEMENTARY
MANGO LANGUAGES NOODLETOOLS PEBBLEGO
TEACHING BOOKS. NET WATCH AND LEARN LIBRARY  

For Reading Pleasure

SORA E-Books (directions)

Capstone Interactive (look at Password documents above; can also log in through Clever using ID number and password)

MackinVia Ebooks

Log in with the student's ID number and school password--more books added 1/4/21

  TumbleBooks

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Online Library Resources

Destiny Discover

Username: 6 digit ID (no @mcpsmd.net needed)
Password: school password

Montgomery County Public Library Kid's Page

Montgomery County Public Library Online Databases

You will need your library card to log in. Don't have a library card? Get a digital card now! 

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Online Read Alouds, ebooks, and Audiobooks 

Gothem Reads (YouTube Playlist)

Kate Messner YouTube channel 

Roald Dahl--James and the Giant Peach read aloud on YouTube 

Brad Meltzer YouTube Channel Read-alouds

Authors Everywhere! YouTube Channel (read alouds and art lessons) 

Dan Gutman's My Weird School Read-alouds 

Lauren Tarshis I Survived series YouTube playlists 

Cece Bell El Deafo on Youtube 

Dr. Seuss Raps Playlist on Youtube 

StoryTime at Awnie's House on YouTube

Reading Rockets:  Information for Parents and Teachers

Epic! Books for Kids (Students should use code wwe9325 to get access to ebooks)

FunBrain Books

Storyline Online

Storytime from Space

Goodnight with Dolly (read aloud playlist on YouTube) 

Brightly Storytime Youtube Channel

Simon Kids Youtube Channel 

Albert Whitman & Company Youtube Channel

HarperKids Youtube Channel 

Lee & Low Books Youtube Channel 

Read-Alouds with PBS Kids featuring guest readers like Michelle Obama (playlist on YouTube) 

Online Author Read Alouds and Activities: We Are Teachers list | Wimsical Library list of Activities and Read-alouds from Author/Illustrators

PBS Between the Lions

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More Resources for Students and Families

Wide Open School powered by Common Sense (activities for students in a vareity of subjects)

Virtual Field Trips with The Library Voice

Digital Resources for at home learning and reading (published by Follett)

Montgomery County Public Library Book Lists 

100 Great Books for Kids

150 Educational Shows on Netflix

Reading is for Everyone (Capstone) Remote Learning resources

KidsPost (Washington Post Kids section) 

Outdoor Environmental Resources for Families and Nature Activities from the MCPS Outdoor Education Environmental Program

Sites for Families to use at home

Zearn

Code.org

Eureka Math

Storynory

OxfordOwl

Scholastic Family Playground

Librarian Leaps blog

Newsela

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Dogo News

Facts4Me Only Available 8:00-5:00 Monday through Friday

How to Play Chess

Educational Sites

How to Make an Origami Crane

Hour of Code

Science and Math Simulations

Coral Reef

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Books and Resources Celebrating Diversity 

Chinese/Lunar New Year Resources: Slideshow on Lunar New Year and Chinese New Year Zodiac Information Google Doc (both by Noah D)

Black History Month Resources:

Black History Month Read Alouds

Honoring Black Lives: Virtual Picture Book Library

Women's History Month Resources:

Black Lives Matter Instructional Library

Recommended Reading for Books with Diverse Characters (on myMCPS Classroom--login required)

We are Kid Lit Collective

Brittany Smith, an inclusive pre-kindergarten teacher from New Jersey, list of books on race and racism

We Need Diverse Books

Lee & Low Books (the largest multicultural children's book publisher in the United States)

Middle East Book Award

Latinxs in Kit Lit

Children's Africana Book Award (CABA)

27 books to help you talk to your kids about racism

Great LGBTQ Inclusive Picture & Middle Grade Books

Common Sense Media Books about Racism and Social Justice

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Black-Eyed Susan Reading Contest

4th and 5th graders who are interested in the Black-Eyed Susan Reading Contest may sign up for the book club to check out the chapter book nominees from the Cannon Road library or go to Sora to check out ebooks and audiobooks (directions for Sora). Students interested in the graphic novel books can also check out from the Cannon Road library. Student who want to read the chapter books but aren't in the book club can go to the public library to get the books. The link to the public library catalog is here. More information on the Black-Eyed Susan Book contest is below:

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Digital Citizenship with Common Sense Media

This year Montgomery County Public Schools will continue to partner with Common Sense Media to teach students in grades K - 5 about Digital Literacy. To get more information on the partnership, click here. The scope and sequence of the Common Sense Media curriculum is also available. View Family Tip sheets and Family Activities are available on the Common Sense website Digital Citizenship Resources for Family Engagement. To get free text message tips about how to practice healthy media habits at home with your family, TEXT "KIDS" (English) OR "FAMILIA" (Spanish) to 21555. For more information, visit Tech Balance (English) or Tech Balance (Spanish) from Common Sense Media. 

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