Wonder, Explore, Read, Learn & Discover

Mrs. Wagner

OPALS

OPALS

eBooks

eBooks

KidLit Picks

KidLit Picks

What Next?

What Next?

Graphic Novel Series

Fiction Series

Welcome to a Whole New Library “W.E.R.L.D.”

Welcome back to an exciting school year!  This year when you come to Library or W.E.R.L.D. you can expect to wonder, explore, read, learn and discover!  Your time in Library or W.E.R.L.D. will open your mind and heart to reading.  From the research process to developing vocabulary to enhancing creativity you will be amazed by these experiences through reading!  Please tour this new website and begin your journey traveling Cottage Lane’s new Library “WERLD.”

Read Across America

Read Across America – Stories from the 50 States & D.C. to Celebrate a Nation of Diverse Cultures and Experiences

Pack your bags as we take a road trip across the nation by reading some picture books; each one is set in one of the fifty states and the nation’s capital. These stories celebrate the diverse cultures and landscapes of our great nation. Meet John Lewis in Alabama, Raye Montague in Arkansas, and Fannie Lou Hamer in Mississippi; tour the Grand Canyon in Arizona, dig up dinosaurs in South Dakota, and chase horseshoe crabs in Delaware; stand up for women’s rights, animal rights, and workers’ rights; and explore segregation, conservation, and invention.   Read Across America Map

3rd Grade:

4th Grade: 

  • New York City
  • First stop, NYC and meet Clara Lemlich: Brave Girl: PBS Biography
  • Learn about Life in the Tenements- Clara Lemlich and her family lived in tenement housing in the early 1900s. The Tenement Museum in New York City has a wealth of resources to support students to learn more about immigrant life from 1863 to 1935. Support student understanding of this time period through their collection of photos.
    • What do you notice about the people, the street scenes, and the Lower East Side neighborhood?
    • What stories do the photos reveal?
    • Take a virtual tour of the tenement building at 97 Orchard Street.
    • Take notice of the details of tenement living.view primary source documents from this time period to learn more about people, places, and events related to tenement life.
    • Listen to oral histories from people who lived in the tenements and learn even more about what life was like for the individuals and families who lived in tenement housing.

 

 

 

You’re Never Too Young

Be inspired by all the young people who have made a huge impact on our world.

Learn about young climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Greta was featured as the Time 2019 Person of the Year.  Read about Greta online at Greta Little Justice Leaders. Young activists have been getting more and more recognition for their work.  This international recognition is a step in the right direction for young activists everywhere!

 

Learn about Mari Copeny also known as “Little Miss Flint”.

Mari is a young activist who is fighting for the children of Flint, Michigan.  Learn more about Mari and her work at Mari Copeny. 

 

 

Databases & Search Engines

Databases & Search Engines

Resources

Resources

Explore

Explore

Vocabulary

Vocabulary

CLE Museum

CLE Museum
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