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*Clayton READS_ At Home.pdf

*Clayton READS Resources.docx

*Need a digital public library card? You can request a Clayton County digital public library card by e-mailing your child’s name, grade level, and school name to claytonreads@clayton.k12.ga.us

*Destiny Discover: 
Students can login at https://my.clayton.k12.ga.us and click Destiny to open the school media center catalog. Reading materials available may include: eBooks, interactive books, and encyclopedia articles. A Destiny Discover Collection called Clayton READS: At Home has been made public to district Destiny catalogs. This Collection contains links and descriptions of the resources available to support independent reading and research. As new resources are identified, they will be added to this Collection. All Destiny patrons can view this collection by clicking the Destiny icon in the My CCPS Portal. Once in Destiny Discover, search the word clayton, then click the Collections link at the top of the page. Look for Clayton READS: At Home.
If you have trouble getting to Destiny Discover through the CCPS portal, use this direct link. Once in Destiny Discover, search for Elite Scholars Academy for our media collection. Link: https://search.follettsoftware.com/metasearch/ui/26168/
Destiny Discover Steps for Logging In.pdf

*Galileo: 
In the My CCPS Portal, click the Galileo link to access Galileo: Georgia’s Virtual Library. When searching Galileo’s many resources, be sure to use the filters found on the left side of the results page to narrow your search: check the Full Text box to ensure your results include only complete articles; change the Publication Date to a range such as 2018 to 2020 to ensure the articles shown are recent. Two of the main sources found include: Periodical = a magazine article aimed at the general public often written by a professional writer; Academic Journal = a scholarly article aimed at specialists, academics, and researchers often written by an expert on the subject.
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/

*Open Ebooks App: All students have access to a free open ebooks app. Students can download the app, enter a code and pin, and are able to download ebooks for free. Visit http://openebooks.net/getstarted.html for more information.  You can request an access code by e-mailing your child’s name, grade level, and school name to claytonreads@clayton.k12.ga.us

*Tumblebook Library 
(Must have Public Library Card)
The Clayton County Public Library provides access to TumbleBook Library, a collection of hundreds of ebooks including animated picture books, read-along chapter books, videos, and more. Go to claytonpl.org/kids to begin reading.

*E-Read Kids (Must have Public Library Card)
The Clayton County Public Library provides access to E-Read Kids, a collection of thousands of ebooks and audio titles. A library card number is required to access the collection. Go to claytonpl.org/kids to begin reading.

 *Accelerated Reader (Available with home access)
Accelerated Reader quizzes allow a student to show understanding of a book he or she has read. Parents and students are encouraged to follow these best practices when a student reads and takes an Accelerated Reader quiz:
-Select a book of interest to read.
-Read a few pages to be sure you can successfully read the book.
-Finish reading the entire book.
-Take the Accelerated Reader quiz within one day of finishing a book.
-Go to https://tinyurl.com/readyforar to login to Accelerated Reader. The username is the student ID number without the first zero. Each student should know his or her password.
-Do not use the book during the quiz.

*Georgia Children's Book Awards (Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Book List)
http://gcba.coe.uga.edu/

*Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers (Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Book List)
http://georgiapeachaward.org/

*Clayton County Public Library System
http://www.claytonpl.org/

Clayton County Public Library Hotspots
https://claytonpl.org/about-us/policies/hotspot-borrowing-policy/

*AR Book Finder
http://www.arbookfind.com

*Lexile- Find a Book
https://lexile.com/

*EasyBib
http://www.easybib.com/

*BibMe
http://www.bibme.org/

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