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TVMS Library: Westward Expansion

Library resources, project guides, and more.

Covered Wagon

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TinkerCad

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Tinkercad Tutorials

Big Idea

Westward, ho!

Why did people move west?

What challenges did they face?

How did "westward expansion" change our country?

WeVideo Tutorials

Gale Elementary Database

Kids InfoBits

Gale Elementary from Home:
1) Get a PowerLibrary E-card number.
2) Click this link to go to the PowerLibrary page
3) Scroll down and click on the Gale In Context--Elementary icon.

TrueFlix


TrueFlix from Home:
1) Get a PowerLibrary E-card number.
2) Click this link to go to the PowerLibrary page
3) Scroll down and click on the TrueFlix icon.

World Book Kids

Help!

HELP!! Working from home?   Click here for usernames & passwords for the library resources.  (You'll need to access the document through your tvsd.info account)

Search the Library Catalog!

To request books to be delivered:

1) Click the link above and click "Log In"

  • username = your email address, without the @tvsd.info (example, 28jsmith)
  • password = your 6-digit ID number

2) Find a book you'd like to request (be sure to click on it to view the book details)

3) Click "Hold"  (You'll see a message saying to pick it up.  Disregard this--we will deliver it!)
CLICK HERE for a video that shows you how to do this!

A couple of notes on requesting books:

  • Books will be delivered to your LA teacher.  (Livestreaming students' books will be placed on the shelves outside the office)
  • You may request a maximum of 2 books at a time
  • Book returns are made the same way as in the past--drop it in the book return slot in the library.