Theodore High School Library Media Center
Contact

Michelle Rigsby, M.Ed.
Phone: 221-3351 ext. 71504

William Holt, Ed.S.
Phone: 221-3351 ext. 71542

Welcome

THS Online Catalog

AR HOME CONNECT

 THEODORE LIBRARY: Our calendar/flexible schedule. 

 

Theodore High School Library

6201 Swedetown Road

Theodore, Al 36582

251-221-3351

"Bobcat Nation"

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER! We're @LibraryTheodore

Mrs. Rigsby and Mr. Holt are here to assist you in finding a good book,

doing research, formatting papers...just ask!

You can access Destiny, our Library Automation System, from home.

If you'd like to know if there is a book available,

look it up from the convenience of your home computer. Click the link to THS Online Catalog above!

 

CHECK OUT POLICY:

Students may check out TWO books at a time. 

Loan Period: Two weeks

If you need more than two books OR to keep a book longer, just see Mrs. Rigsby or Mr. Holt!

SEE THE FORMS SECTION FOR A BROCHURE ON COLLEGE AND CAREER READY LITERACY STANDARDS!

Calendar
Links
College Preparation
ACT Registrarion
http://http://www.actstudent.org/regist/

College Scholarship Information
http://http://www.collegescholarships.org/

Help with College Essay
http://http://www.collegescholarships.org/collegegate/writing.htm

Research Tips
What is the difference between a scholarly article and a popular magazine article?
http://www.libraryinstruction.com/scholarly/scholarly.ppt

How to Write a Research Paper

This website helps students in deciding on a topic, locating information, formulating a thesis statement and outline, orgnizing notes, and writing the first draft.

https://www.aresearchguide.com/1steps.html

Format for a Research Paper

This website explains how to format research papers.

https://www.aresearchguide.com/4format.html

Research, Writing, and Style Guides

This website gives information about citing sources, as well as the differences in citing, paraphrasing and summarizing. The page also covers different styles for research papers.

Student Resources
Alabama Virtual Library
http://www.avl.lib.al.us

Help with your Thesis
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/student/thesis.shtml

ACT TEST Tips
http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/tips/

ACT Test Prep
http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/

Renaissance Learning
https://hosted240.renlearn.com/79853/

Discovery Education

Students can access Discovery Education using credentials for their school network. 

https://mcpss.discoveryeducation.com/public:session/login?next=http%3A%2F%2Fmcpss%2Ediscoveryeducation%2Ecom

Moodle
https://engage.mcpss.com/login/index.php

Shmoop
http://www.shmoop.com

Big Universe
https://www.biguniverse.com/signin

https://www.aresearchguide.com/styleguides.html



Educator Resources
Puzzlemaker
http://www.puzzlemaker.com

EdHelper
http://www.edhelper.com/

EduHound
The engine for everything education K-12
http://www.eduhound.com/

ESL Lesson Plans/Resources
http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/eslplans.html

ERIC-Education Resources Information Center
http://www.eduref.org/index.shtml

Fossick.com -Education Search
http://fossick.com/index.php

Literature and Language Arts Lesson Plans 2
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Lesson_Plans/

New York Times Learning Network
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/

PBS Teacher Source
http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/

Sites for Teachers
http://www.sitesforteachers.com/index.html

Teacher Tap-Professional Resources
http://eduscapes.com/tap/

Teacher Zone
http://teacherzone.educationnow.com/educationnow/index.jsp?portal_id=272&domain=teacherzone.com&keyword=teacher&referrer=http://www.clifton.k12.nj.us/Cliftonhs/chsmedia/teacher.html

Teacher's Planet
Lesson Plans by subject.
http://www.teachersplanet.com/bysubject.shtml

U.S. Dept. of Education
http://www.ed.gov/about/pubs/intro/index.html

ALEX

Alabama Learning Exchange

http://http://alex.state.al.us/

History Channel
http://www.history.com/
PowerPoint
Free Clip Art
http://desktoppub.about.com/od/freeclipart/

Getting Started with MS PowerPoint
http://www.utexas.edu/its/training/handouts/

GraphicsLand PP Temploates
http://www.graphicsland.com/powerpoint-templates.htm

Media-Builder-Free Presentation Resources
http://www.mediabuilder.com/

PowerPoint FAQ's
http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/

PowerPoint in the Classroom
http://www.actden.com/pp/

Copyright PowerPoint
http://www.libraryinstruction.com/copyright/copyright.ppt

Homework Links
Homeworkalabama
http://Homeworkalabama.org

Library Media Handbook
Library Media Handbook
https://mcpss.sharepoint.com/sites/librarymedia/Shared%20Documents/ALSDE%20Library%20Media%20Handbook.pdf

Online Resources and Links
Mobile Public Library
http://www.mplonline.org/online-research--links.html

Mobile Public Library Research Links
A to Z Research Resources
http://www.mplonline.org/online-resources-a-z.html

Income Tax
Business/Money/ Tax Resources and Links
http://www.mplonline.org/business-money-and-taxes.html#taxes

Mobile Public Library
Mobile Public Library
http://www.mplonline.org/

Online Writing Lab (OWL) Purdue University

OWL at Purdue University

This site will help with MLA, APA, and ANY writing questions you may have. 

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/