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Resource Links
  • Online Practice Driving Tests  Through a partnership with, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, students at Jamestown High School can access free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests.
  • Databases through the Williamsburg Regional Library
    All WJCC students now have access to more than 50 databases available online through the Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL).  No library card is needed.  When prompted to enter a library card barcode number at any of the databases, enter “wjcc” followed immediately by your school id number.  Example: wjcc10000111. If you do not know your school id it is listed on your StudentVue under Student Info. You may also get it from Library staff.
  • Office 365 login information.  Follow the link.  Your email address is your network login name (last name, first initial, STU and graduation year.  Example: browndstu19).  Your username is followed by  Example:  Your password is your network password, either student id or the password you created.
  • College Prep Center: Online Practice PSAT, ACT, SAT & AP Tests and Tutorials (No library card needed to register)
  • EasyBib EDU  Click here if you already have a school EasyBib account. You will need to put in a new coupon code.  The coupon code for 2016-2017 is Jameshs764.  Your old work will still be available.If you are new to EasyBib register here EasyBib.  You will then upgrade your account using the 2016-2017 coupon code (Jameshs764).If you created an EasyBib account in middle school, you must create a new account using the instructions above.
  • In Text Citations MLA Using Easybib for paranthetical citations.

Copyright-Free Audio Resources:

Copyright-Free Image Resources (check each website for terms):

Poetry Resources
Presentation Platform Options

Presntation Platforms Chart

WeVideo Code: If you already have a free version, use this code to upgrade to school subscrition: EHQICVG763QM

WeVideo Link: Use this link if you want to create an account linked to Jamestown’s

We Video Instructions

Other Presentation Options:

StoryboardThat: Create an account.  School name: jamestownhs Access Key: jhseagles

Prezi: Create free public account.  Templates available or create your own. Add images, video, etc.  Share via link, download as pdf or prezi portable file.

Literature Resource Guides
Career Exploration Resources
Current Science Articles
Using Google Books

Google Books is a great way to find scholarly discussions of your topic.

Try this search box for “othello shakespeare” (without the quotation marks) + other words scholars might use to talk about your topic.

It’s not about reading whole books.

You can use it to find chapters or even shorter discussions of your topic inside books.

ELL and Spanish Language Resources in the Library

School Databases: JHS has a number of databases that have translate and text-to-speech features.  Once translated, the audio is available in that language.  Most of these databases allow you to download MP3 files.  No login is required at school.  If you are off-site, please see the Library page for Offsite Database access for login information.

World Book Online World Book Online is a comprehensive encyclopedia. It includes a text to speech button with two speed settings. World Book Online includes encyclopedia articles, a dictionary, tables, Back in Time, Special Reports, websites, resource guides, Teaching with Documents, maps, images, sounds, videos & animations, and historical maps.

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos offers World Book’s content in Spanish. It includes a Spanish visual dictionary, bilingual features, resources for people, places, science, mathematics, world religions, plants & animals, history & government, the arts, and sports & recreation.

Culturegrams Experience the world through extensive cultural information on more than 200 countries. Culturegrams features photo galleries, flags, cultural terms, slideshows, national anthems, videos, Average Person Infographic, interviews with native children and adults from countries around the world, recipes, biographies of famous people for each country, a currency converter, teaching activities, text-to-speech capability, and printable maps.

WRL Databases All WJCC students have access to the many databases through the Williamsburg Regional Library.  They should login with the username wccc plus their student id instead of a library barcode number.  Most of these databases also have translate features.

Mango Languages Login with wjcc plus the student id number.  Students can create accounts and track progress or randomly.  Over 44 languages are available.  Special resources include movies that allow students to engage with dialogue, grammar, etc., as well as specialized modules, including texting in Spanish and Romance in French.

Spanish Language Books via the Library:  There are over 800 spanish language books available from other WJCC schools.  To find them, access the Online Catalog link use the search terms “spanish language” and under location, choose Williamsburg-James City County Schools.  You may request any book in the district, just see your librarians.

The following titles are available in the Jamestown Library.

Signing in fourteen languages : a multilingual dictionary of 2,500 American Sign Language words.
Call #: 419 PRO Proctor, Claude O.
Published 2000

Bendíceme, Última
Call #: 468 ANA Anaya, Rudolfo A.
Published 1994

Cassellʾs Spanish-English, English-Spanish dictionary = Diccionario español-inglés, inglés-español.
Call #: 468 CAS
Published 1978

Larousse concise dictionary : Spanish-English, English-Spanish
Call #: 468 LAR [editors/redacción, Antonio Fortin … [et al.]].
Published 2009

Practical Spanish grammar : a self-teaching guide
Call #: 468.2 PRA Prado, Marcial, 1933-
Series: Wiley self-teaching guides
Published 1997

De Chirico
Call #: 759.5 DE general editor, José María Faerna ; translated from the Spanish by Diane Cobos ; [editor, English-language edition, Sarah Burns].
Series: Great modern masters
Published 1995

Guerra de quinceañeras
Call #: F ALE Alegría, Malín.
Published 2013

Los juegos del hambre
[ Book ] Call #: F COL Collins, Suzanne.
Published 2012
Interest Level: Young Adult

Correr o morir
[ Book ] Call #: F DAS Dashner, James, 1972-
Series: Maze runner.
Published 2010
Interest Level: Young Adult

Hush, hush
Call #: F FIT Fitzpatrick, Becca.
Published 2014

[ Book ] Call #: F GRA Grant, Vicki.
Series: Orca soundings
Published 2009
Interest Level: Young Adult

El blanco
Call #: F HAR Harvey, Sarah N., 1950-
Published 2010

Trece sobres azules
Call #: F JOH Johnson, Maureen, 1973-
Published 2016

Matar un ruiseñor
Call #: F LEE Lee, Harper.
Published 2011

Call #: F MCN McNeil, Gretchen.
Published 2015

El ladrón del rayo
Call #: F RIO Riordan, Rick.
Series: Percy Jackson y los dioses del Olimpo ; libro 1o
Published 2010

Bajo el cielo eterno
Call #: F ROS Rossi, Veronica.
Published 2012

Call #: F ROU Roux, Madeleine, 1985-
Published 2014

[ Book ] Call #: F STE Stevenson, Robin, 1968-
Series: Orca soundings
Published 2012
Interest Level: Young Adult

En el bosque
Call #: F STE Stevenson, Robin, 1968-
Published 2012

Al límite
Call #: F WAL Walters, Eric, 1957-
Published 2010

The Oxford Spanish dictionary : Spanish-English/English-Spanish
Call #: R 463.21 OXF chief editors Beatriz Galimberti Jarman, Roy Russell ; senior editors Carol Styles, Stephanie Parker, Cristina Hülskamp = El diccionario Oxford : Espa
Published 1994

The Oxford-Duden pictorial Spanish and English dictionary.
Call #: R 468 OXF
Published 1995

Arab-Israeli Resources/Ambler

Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict from the Council on Foreign Relations.  12 minute video timeline broken into chapters.

PBS POV Video “A World Not Ours:” clips and trailer of documentary on Palestinian refugee camp.

Key Words to Search

Arab-Israeli War
Camp David Accords
Gaza Strip
Golan Heights
June War
October War
Oslo Accords
Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO)
Palestinian National Authority
Ramadan War
Sinai Peninsula
Six day war
Sykes–Picot Agreement
Two-state solution
U.N. Security Council Resolution 242
U.N. Security Council Resolution 338
West Bank
Yom Kippur War
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