Wines Elementary

Ann Arbor Public Schools

Welcome to the Media Center homepage!

The weather is changing, the days are darker and the nights are longer. 
What a great time to snuggle down with a good book!
 Keep warm
Stonehenge Equinox
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
by Robert Frost
Whose woods these are I think I know.   
His house is in the village though;   
He will not see me stopping here   
To watch his woods fill up with snow.   
My little horse must think it queer   
To stop without a farmhouse near   
Between the woods and frozen lake   
The darkest evening of the year.   
He gives his harness bells a shake   
To ask if there is some mistake.   
The only other sound’s the sweep   
Of easy wind and downy flake.   
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,   
But I have promises to keep,   
And miles to go before I sleep,   
And miles to go before I sleep.
Wolf Moon
 Wolf Moon, January 12, 2017
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
 It is going to be a wonderful year of enthusiastic reading and personal reflection!
  We will map our worlds in March.
                                           iPhoto             Field trip slide show
  Working together              Fun projects in the media center     
     Putting our heads together
 Cooperative Groups Rock     Science slide show
                                       iPhoto project           Research
District code is 100299
User name = date of graduation + last name + first for a total of nine letter
Password = student i.d.
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
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'!