Click here to share with Ms. Sullivan, Ms. Workman and your fellow readers your results of the 2020/2021 100 Book Challenge! Want to participate in 2021/2021? Print your reading tracker here. Use any tracker that you like. Don’t forget to count your summer reading.
Read what you want during your summer break, June 19th- Sept. 6th. You can record what you read at Biblionasium.com or on the reading log. Prizes start with everyone receiving a certificate and a small prize. Prizes steadily increase with the more you read. The student that reads the most gets the raffle prize consisting of gift cards and more.
Do you have library books, textbooks and/or classroom novels to return? Do you have a hold to pick up?
Monday through Friday, when school is in session, there will be a return tub and a place to pick up holds at the front door of Sherwood Middle School (16956 SW Meinecke Road) from 7:30am to 3:00pm.
If you have lost or damaged a book, email Mrs. Duncan. She will add the fine to Synergy and your parents can pay for it online.
Do you want to check out a book from the SMS Archer library?
Here’s how to do it:
- Go to Destiny.
- Choose Log In in the upper righthand corner.
- Sign in with Google. (FYI – your Destiny account user name and password are the same as your school Google account user name and password.)
- Search for the book that you want.
- If you are using Destiny Discover, simply click on the Hold button. If you are using Destiny Back Office, click on Details and then Hold It.
- Wait for an email informing you when your book is ready to be picked up. If you are unable to pick it up, other arrangements can be made.
- You can always email your requests directly to Mrs. Duncan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My Destiny Account – click here for more information on your Destiny account.
To view eBooks log into Destiny using the instructions above. eBooks should open without needing the username and password above.
Biblionasium is a GoodReads for kids. Students can keep track of the books they have read. They can share those books and their ratings, reviews and recommendations of those books.
- Go to https://www.biblionasium.com/
- Choose “Login with Destiny”
- Find “Sherwood Middle School, Sherwood, OR” in your Destiny Discover collection
- Choose “Log In”
- Username and password are the same to log into your chromebook
Want to read an eBook?
If your device can download an app, then you can read an SMS eBook on it. You can even check an eBook out and read it using Destiny!!
Write a Review & Win a Prize
Write a book review that meets the requirements listed below in order to receive your prize.
1. Select a book that is in our library; and read it in its entirety.
2. Write a 3 -10 sentence paragraph with the following information:
· Summarize the book but do NOT give away the ending.
· Describe the story using descriptive words like: exciting, suspenseful, scary, hilarious, etc.
· Rate the book on a scale from 1 to 5, 1 being horrible and 5 being the best book ever.
· Tell why you liked or disliked the book
(For an example, look at the Angel Experiment review on Destiny.)
3. Write it in Google docs and share it with Mrs. Duncan (email@example.com).
4. Remember we would like the review to encourage others to read the book.
The Sherwood Public Library Fiction Friends in a book club for youth in grades 6th-8th. Meet with a public library employee for this one hour program where you will get to know each other, talk about the book of the month, and enjoy an activity together.