Wines Elementary

Ann Arbor Public Schools

Welcome to the Media Center homepage!

Congratulations, Fifth Graders!  We will miss you!
Some great ideas for the summer! 
Read everyday!
Play the AADL Library game
Team:  Wines Wildcats
Team code:  Wildcats!
Practice keyboarding (ABC Ya or TTL)
The  TTL district code is 100299.  Download instructions here:
Books on beach

2017 Fifth Grade Podcasts:
Statue of Liberty
“Give me your tired, your poor,

Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,

The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. 

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: 

I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”
Emma Lazarus, from the inscription on the Statue of Liberty
burrowing owls  
hummingbird nest  
We are unveiling our own world of reading by following our reading paths. 
Our theme:
"Traveler, there is no path.
The path is made by walking."
---Antonio Machado
Mapping our world of reading with books and maps and good friends!
 Dr. Seuss's Birthday  Diving into the atlas   Atlas Fun  A map and a friend   What a wonderful world   Library checkout   Reading together  Reading at checkout   Getting cozy with a book  Planning our personal maps  Mapping our reading world                 Second grade bookmark fun  Making bookmarks    No dog earing here!      
 Bookmarks!     Making bookmarks   Making bookmarks 2  Making bookmarks 3  Reading at lunch recess  Reading at lunch recess   Reading at lunch recess   Reading at lunch recess   Reading at lunch recess  Reading at lunch recess     Counting ballots  Student Council at lunch  Student Council  Counting ballots
District code is 100299
User name = date of graduation + last name + first for a total of nine letter
Password = student i.d.
Cornell Lab
Do you know that we have 16,487 books in our library?
There are usually about 2,000 books checked out at a time. 
Mouse Reading  
Are you curious?  Click here to find out!
 Sea Turtle
 World Book
from home:  annarborps,
Keep Calm  
Code Monster  
 Websites for Global Warming Evaluation
Websites for Clean Water Evaluation
Water Drop
 Explorer and Native American websites for bibliography
Roald Amundsen from Ducksters:
Samuel de Champlain from Mr. Nussbaum:
Huron/Wyandot from Big Orrin:
Pueblo Indians from Native American Facts:
Website Evaluation:
 Fact Monster:
World Book Kids:
Order in the Library
Fifth Grade websites:
U.S. Map  

Words Matter! 
These are the words we have explored this year:
  • invigorate
  • embellish
  • exuberant
  • community
  • reflection
  • quest
  • illuminate/lumen/luminarias
  • procedure
  • quest
  • integrity
  • naive/naiveté
  • transition/transform
  • compelling
  • prose & verse
  • enhance/enhancement
  • captivate
  • linger

Stack of Books
"They say in every library there is a single book that can answer the question that burns like a fire in the mind."  -Qwerty.
Lemony Snicket, "Who Could That Be at This Hour?"
You can find great Keyboarding activities on the 'Fun' pages of the Gears.  Your family can download Type to Learn from home by following these direction.  Click here!  The district code is 100299.
It's time to 'Bring Them Back'!