English - 6th/7th/8th Grade
About the Teacher
Important links to websites that students can access from home.
- Schoology - https://desotoms.schoology.com/home
This link will take you to Schoology, the online platform for DeSoto County Schools where all students can access their assignments, submit classwork, and contact their teacher. Your user name and password is the same as it is for the Office 365 email account.
- Office 365 - www.dcsdms.org
This link will take you to where you can log into your Office365 account. Click on Office 365. Students username is their email address. Student's email address will be first initial, last initial, and the last six numbers of their MSIS (lunch) number @dcsms.org For example, firstname.lastname@example.org. Here students have access to their emails, One Drive, Word, Power Point, and Teams. Students or parents can email me anytime and I will get back with promptly.
- Commonlit - www.commonlit.org
This site provides both fiction and non fiction reading passages with questions that are aligned to The Common Core Standards. The teacher will assign lessons and students can complete them and submit to the teacher. This site offers accommodations such as read a loud.
- Readtheory - www.readtheory.org
This site provides reading practice on the students at their individual reading level. The teacher can monitor students' Lexile progression.
- Vocabulary - www.vocabulary.com
This site provides vocabulary practice for the student. Students can start battles and share the code with their friends or just practice on their own. Students can learn new words and then practice using them in their normal daily activities.
- Scholastic Scope Magazine - www.scholastic.com/scope
This link will take you to your Scholastic Magazine subscription. Click on Log in. Then click on "I am a student." Your classroom code is Palmer1. Here you have access to your Scholastic Scope Magazine and all assignments.
- Free Online books - https://chms.desotocountyschools.org/library
This is the link to the CHMS library where Mrs. McIntyre has posted several links where you can access books online.
- Associated Press - https://apnews.com/
This link provides free news articles you can read for your daily 20 minutes of reading.
- ESPN - https://www.espn.com/
This link provides free news articles about the world of sports.