Somerset Elementary School Media Center

Media Specialist: Ms. Tracy Jeffcott

Media Assistant: Mr. Michael Day

 

Donate a book to the media center through our Amazon Wish List!!

Mission and Vision

Library Media Center Vision Statement

The school library media program at Somerset Elementary School is a key component to the success of our student community. Our program supports student academic growth through reading, writing, technology and collaborative problem solving.

Library Media Center Mission Statement

The school library media program at Somerset Elementary School provides collaborative instruction in order to enhance the curriculum, while promoting the use of technology to ensure that our students are 21st century learners. Through our program, students are empowered to love literature, become critical thinkers, and participate in ethical research.

Book Exchange Policy

Destiny Quest 

 Access our patron's catalog from home! Search in Destiny to find print and online resources. Don't forget to click on Somerset Elementary and enter your student login and password.  

 

K: 1 book for two weeks

1-2: 2 books for two weeks

3-5: 2 books for two weeks and one project book

 

Inquiry Project Resources 

Third Grade     

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

 3rd grade community worker inquiry 

4th grade historical fiction inquiry 

5th grade energy sources inquiry 

3rd grade technology inquiry 

4th grade community profile inquiry  

5th grade US Government inquiry 

3rd grade realistic fiction inquiry 

4th grade media messages inquiry 

5th grade narrative inquiry 

3rd grade issues inquiry   

5th grade careers inquiry 

MCPS Purchased Resources  

Stop by the media center to get the username and password for these resources! 

Annals of American History  

Britannica Online School Edition  

Britannica Online Academic Edition 

CultureGrams  

PowerKnowledge 

Tumblebooks 

BrainPOP & BrainPOP Jr. 

 

Global Reference Center  

NoodleTools  

PebbleGo  

SIRS Discoverer  

SIRS Knowledge Source  

Teachingbooks.net  

Webster's New International Dictionary   

 

Online Resources  

reading 

Seussville 

Roald Dahl 

Wonderopolis 

Free Rice 

Kids Read 

writing 

Inkle 

Comic Maker 

Giggle Poetry 

My Storymaker 

Interactive Timeline 

math 

Harcourt Think Math 

IXL Math 

Aplus Math 

Gamequarium 

Mr. Nussbaum Math Games 

science 

Youngzine 

Garbology 

NASA Kids Club 

Great Science Websites 

social studies 

iCivics  

Ben's Guide to Government 

Kids.gov 

Great History Websites 

spelling 

Puzzlemaker 

Spelling City 

Kids Spell 

TVO KIDS 

 

Staff Resources 

Math Reading

Quia Math 

NrichMath

Education Place  

Lexile.Com 

Reading Lady (Author Studies) 

TeacherWeb.Com  

 

 
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