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Gale Student Resources in Context
Offers current and authoritative information to meet the needs of today's learners with a mobile-responsive design that is easy to navigate. Learners can access news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more. Empower learning with hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections that include archival film clips, broadcast video, BBC News, New York Times video, and NPR.
Concise cultural information on countries around the world.
General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers.
Millions of articles from more than 10,000 full-text scholarly journals.
Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators.
Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators.
Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking.
eBook subscription database (over 12,000 titles) to support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology).
AncestryK12 for the Classroom

AncestryK12 offers free access to all the original and primary documents of Ancestry's U.S. Collection for use in any K12 classroom.

Britannica Databases
Database of fact-checked resources that include articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, Web's Best Sites, Primary Sources & Ebooks, and Year in Review.
En espanol, database of fact-checked resources that include articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, Web's Best Sites, Primary Sources & Ebooks, and Year in Review. offers every reader the power to enrich their relationship to the books they are reading.

  • Identify exceptional books that reflect diverse cultural experiences, interests, and ability levels
  • Obtain resources paired with your book titles that further reading enjoyment, contextual knowledge, and educational relevance
  • Share resources with everyone in your community via easy-to-use flyers, emails, texts, embeddable links, and social media
Orange County Public Library 
Portal to eResources    Try Gale's Opposing Viewpoints, OC Register, ....
NEW Library Catalog
YOU can now search PHS library books online wherever you have Internet access.  Try this link, which is,
to get you to the new online catalog of books and other materials. 
  • If you log in to YOUR ACCOUNT, you can...see when your book is due, place a hold for your next book, add a book review, and add books and other resources to your "personal list."
  • You can log into your account by using your school username. Example: 18abook
  • Your password is your 8 digit birthday.

Mrs. Moreno's class assignments:
Students will create quizlet flashcards and also write sentences for vocab 4A and 4B. Vocab 4B will follow.