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Click the link below to access your account and our library catalog

Taft Library Catalog

Library Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:10 pm

Ms. Enrique: (858) 935-2650 option 6; then option 6

The mission of the William Howard Taft Library is to provide an environment for research and learning and to promote lifelong interest in reading and libraries. Services include the selection of materials which support and enrich the curriculum, instruction in the use and evaluation of Internet resources, and Reader's Advisory.

Electronic Database Resources



Britannica School Middle - a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Middle School. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards. (DISTRICT DATABASE LOGIN)
Britannica Escolar - Enciclopedia español para los estudiantes más jóvenes y educadores. Spanish encyclopedia for younger students and educators. (DISTRICT DATABASE LOGIN)
Britannica School World Atlas - Interactive world atlas designed especially for middle school students. (DISTRICT DATABASE LOGIN)
ProQuest CultureGrams- Country and state information including geography and climate, customs, daily life videos, recipes, statistics, flag, national anthem. (DISTRICT DATABASE LOGIN)

ProQuest eLibrary - Contains hundreds of full text and full run journals and newspapers. eLibrary offers millions of images, maps, websites, and videos. Some of the same content as SIRS Discoverer. (DISTRICT DATABASE LOGIN)

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer - Contains newspaper and magazine articles, non-fiction ebooks, and a pro-con issues collection. (DISTRICT DATABASE LOGIN)
Taft Library Catalog – Click on the Taft Library Catalog link to search for books, websites, and databases. (ACTIVE DIRECTORY LOGIN)
Teen Health & Wellness - Provides middle and high school students with non judgemental, straightforward, standards-aligned, curricular, and self-help support. Topis include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, financial literacy, digital literacy, et al. (DISTRICT DATABASE LOGIN)

Gale Presents National Geographic Kids

Gale In Context Environmental Studies

Gale Interactive Science

eLink Learning Resources



Clever: an easy way for you to access all your learning applications. You only have to remember one username and Password. (ACTIVE DIRECTORY LOGIN)
CPM Math: Click on the CPM Math link to access the eBook.

Google Classroom: Click on the Google Classroom link to access your google classroom portal.

Circulation

Students can check out 2 library books for a 2 week period with ability to renew.

Textbooks are issued directly to students for the school year.

All materials are checked out using Planner/Student I.D. barcode.

 Know What You Owe



To find out what library and text books you have currently checked out

·       Go to http://destiny.sandi.net

·       Search for Taft and click on your school name.

·       Click on the Login button (top right).

Login

·       Put your school ID in the User Name field, enter your password.

·       Click the Login button.

Username

 

Select the My Info tab

My Info

Under the My Info tag you will be able to see

  •       if you have any library and/or textbooks checked out
  •      if you owe library fines
  •      the price for each item
  •      the date when you checked it out

Please email Ms. Enrique ([email protected]) if you have any questions about the login process.

Textbook Resources



6th Grade Textbook List

Course Title

Instructional Materials/Textbooks

ENGLISH 6th

Amplify Anthology (available online through Clever)

Amplify Journal (consumable-1st copy free per unit)

*Novels throughout the year

MATH 6th

Big Ideas Learning, Big Ideas Math Course 1 (available online through Clever)

Core Connections: Course 1, v1

Core Connections: Course 1, v2

ACCELERATED MATH 6th

Big Ideas Learning, Big Ideas Math Advanced 1 (available online through Clever)

 

Core Connections: Course 1, v1

Core Connections: Course 1, v2

Core Connections: Course 2, v1

SCIENCE 6th

Amplify Science (available online through Clever)

SOCIAL STUDIES 6th

Holt, California Social Studies: World History, Ancient Civilizations

7th Grade Textbook List

Course Title

Instructional Materials/Textbooks

ENGLISH 7th

Amplify Anthology (available online through Clever)

Amplify Journal (consumable-1st copy free per unit)

*Novels throughout the year

MATH 7th

Big Ideas Learning, Big Ideas Math Course 2 (available online through Clever)

Core Connections: Course 2, v1

Core Connections: Course 2, v2

ACCELERATED MATH 7th

Big Ideas Learning, Big Ideas Math Advanced 2 (available online through Clever)

Core Connections: Course 2, v2

Core Connections: Course 3, v1

SCIENCE 7th

Amplify Science (available online through Clever)

WORLD HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY 7th

Holt, California Social Studies: World History, Medieval to Early Modern Times

SPANISH 1-2

Holt McDougal, Avancemos! Level 1

Cuaderno practica por niveles (consumable-1st copy free)

Lecturas para todos (consumable-1st copy free)

8th Grade Textbook List

Course Title

Instructional Materials/Textbooks

ENGLISH 8th

Amplify Anthology (available online through Clever)

Amplify Journal (consumable-1st copy free per unit)

*Novels throughout the year

MATH 8th

Big Ideas Learning, Big Ideas Math Course 3 (available online through Clever)

Core Connections: Course 3, v1

Core Connections: Course 3, v2

INTEGRATED MATH I A-B ADVANCED

Pearson, Mathematics I, Integrated CME Project (available online through Clever)

 

 Core Connections: Integrated I, v1

 

 Core Connections: Integrated I, v2

SCIENCE 8th

Amplify Science (available online through Clever)

UNITED STATES HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY 8th

Holt, California Social Studies: United States History, Independence to 1914

SPANISH 1-2

Holt McDougal, Avancemos! Level 1

Cuaderno practica por niveles (consumable-1st copy free)

Lecturas para todos (consumable-1st copy free)

SPANISH 3-4

Holt McDougal, Avancemos! Level 2

Cuaderno practica por niveles (consumable-1st copy free)

Lecturas para todos (consumable-1st copy free)

 
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