Books

Hillcrest Middle School - Media Center

Destiny Quest

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Summer Book Scoop 2018

Read Like A Wildcat With Summer Reading!

Print out the form here, or use your own paper.

Read and qualify to participate in Hillcrest  Middle’s Summer Reading Book Scoop to be held in September, 2018.  Readers need to fill out summer reading logs, have an adult initial them and return to their homeroom teachers by Friday, August 31, 2018.  Prizes will be given to top readers.

Qualify by the number of pages you read. Choose books of interest to you!! Read or listen to fiction, non-fiction or magazines.

Students may choose what they want to read or listen to online.

Each student will keep a log of their books with the number of pages read.

Vanilla Prize:  All students reading from 100 to 499 pages will receive ice cream.

Strawberry Prize: All students reading from 500 to 999 pages will receive an ice cream and .

Chocolate Prize: All students reading from 1000 to 1999 pages will receive an ice cream, a and a $5 voucher to use at the HMS book fair.

Wildcat Prize: All students reading 2000 or more pages will receive all of the above prizes.  Those students will also have an ice cream sundae party with games and door prizes. Their names will be entered in the grand prize drawing.

We will accept Greenville County Library Summer Reading Logs for a Vanilla Prize.

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Tutorials for Tech Troubleshooting

Borrowed from Northwest Middle until I make ones for HMS

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Free Audiobooks from Capstone

The perfect Capstone Interactive eBook is waiting for you! Choose from different subjects, genres and levels to find just the right book. And every title is supported by audio recorded by professional voice-over artists!

http://mycapstonelibrary.com/login/index.html

username: summer18

password:  lovetoread

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Reading Club meets Wednesday mornings at 7:55 in the media center. We choose a book to read aloud and continue with it until it is finished.  Come join us as we begin a new book.

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 overdrive  

Destiny Quest

 

Soundzabound.com - Royalty Free Music For Schools

Soundzabound   

username:greenville

password:  getmusic

 

Many of the sites listed above require a password. See a media specialist to receive the passwords.

 

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 Learn about new books and who has visited the library! Follow #hedgehogdicey to see more.

 

Digital Citizenship

 

Here are some resource that are valuable in learning to become a good digital citizen.
 
 
 
 
 

discusSC DISCUS

Ask in the library for your username and password. Discus has encyclopedias, magazines and newspaper articles you can search to find information.

EBOOKS in Destiny

Watch this video to find eBooks in Destiny.

     How do I find eBooks and check them out from Destiny?

 

soundzaboundSoundzabound

Use this link to the Soundzabound site for copyright free music. username: greenville  password: getmusic

Symbaloos

 

8th Grade Decades Links

 

Image Resources

Here is a collection of Creative Commons licensed images, as well as images in the public domain.

Wikimedia Commons:  Search by keyword;  each image that is returned clearly states how it is licensed.  Wikimedia Commons content is for educational purposes. 

Here are some other sites to consider when searching for images to use in your projects.

Creative Commons "Find CC Material" section of the home page

UnSplash:  Free images in the public domain.  Licensed with Creative Commons 0 license.

Pexels:  Free images in the public domain.  Licensed with Creative Commons 0 license.

Morgue File:  Free images - some restrictions on how the images are used.

 Flickr Creative Commons Group

 Music Repositories
One of the most comprehensive collections of Creative Commons licensed music is on the Creative Commons website:
 

 

READING WEB SITES
 

Teacher Resources

 Your recent Infobase eBook purchase is now available using the following Account Information:

Access URL
http://ebooks.infobaselearning.com/default.aspx?InstID=1131
Account Username: hillcrest
Password: worldclass

Ebooks
African Americans and the Civil War 978-1-4381-2664-7
African Traditional Religion, Third Edition 978-1-4381-2047-8

Alzheimer's Disease 978-1-4381-1811-6
Anthrax, Second Edition 978-1-4381-0131-6
Asthma 978-1-4381-2653-1
Baha'i Faith, Third Edition 978-1-4381-2048-5
Buddhism, Fourth Edition 978-1-4381-2049-2
Captain James Cook 978-1-4381-2790-3
Carnival 978-1-4381-2660-9
Catholicism & Orthodox Christianity, Third Edition 978-1-4381-2050-8
Causes of the Civil War 978-1-4381-2665-4
Chicken Pox 978-1-4381-2774-3
Cholera, Second Edition 978-1-4381-0137-8
Christmas and Hanukkah 978-1-4381-1971-7
Civil War Battles 978-1-4381-2620-3
Civil War Leaders 978-1-4381-2666-1
Confucianism, Third Edition 978-1-4381-1776-8
Cystic Fibrosis 978-1-4381-2654-8
Daoism, Third Edition 978-1-4381-1777-5
Diabetes 978-1-4381-1739-3
Down Syndrome 978-1-4381-1950-2
Easter, Passover, and Other Spring Festivals 978-1-4381-2793-4
Ferdinand Magellan 978-1-4381-2787-3
Halloween and Commemorations of the Dead 978-1-4381-2794-1
Hemophilia 978-1-4381-1810-9
Hernan Cortes 978-1-4381-2788-0
Hinduism, Fourth Edition 978-1-4381-2051-5
Huntington's Disease 978-1-4381-2778-1
Independence Days 978-1-4381-2795-8
Influenza, Second Edition 978-1-4381-0150-7
Islam, Fourth Edition 978-1-4381-1778-2
Jacques Cartier 978-1-4381-2886-3
Judaism, Fourth Edition 978-1-4381-2052-2
Lent, Yom Kippur, and Other Atonement Days 978-1-4381-2796-5
Lewis and Clark 978-1-4381-2791-0
Malaria, Second Edition 978-1-4381-1947-2
Mononucleosis, Second Edition 978-1-4381-0158-3
Native American Religions, Third Edition 978-1-4381-2053-9
Parkinson's Disease 978-1-4381-1813-0
Polio, Second Edition 978-1-4381-1728-7
Protestantism, Third Edition 978-1-4381-2054-6
Ramadan 978-1-4381-2574-9
Reconstruction 978-1-4381-2621-0
Religious New Year's Celebrations 978-1-4381-2575-6
Robert de La Salle 978-1-4381-2887-0
Rubella and Rubeola 978-1-4381-1948-9
Shinto, Third Edition 978-1-4381-1679-2
Sickle Cell Disease 978-1-4381-1812-3
Sikhism, Third Edition 978-1-4381-1779-9
Sir Edmund Hillary 978-1-4381-2792-7
Sir Ernest Shackleton 978-1-4381-2789-7
Sir Francis Drake 978-1-4381-2888-7
Spies in the Civil War 978-1-4381-2667-8
Tay-Sachs Disease 978-1-4381-2572-5
Technology and the Civil War 978-1-4381-2622-7
Thanksgiving and Other Harvest Festivals 978-1-4381-2797-2
Vasco da Gama 978-1-4381-2889-4
Western and Chinese New Year's Celebrations 978-1-4381-1972-4
Women and the Civil War 978-1-4381-2623-4
Zoroastrianism, Third Edition 978-1-4381-1780-5

 

The Hillcrest Middle Youtube Channel is located at:

 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNQm_yw_hpSn25ESyjBoB_w

 The Hillcrest Middle Facebook page is:

 

https://www.facebook.com/Hillcrestmiddleschool

 

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