Is it TRUE that Halloween is on October 31st? Are witches REAL? Are scarecrows really scary – or is that FICTION? Do you like to read about TOPICS that are REAL or a STORY with CHARACTERS? Let’s talk about NONFICTION and FICTION and what is the difference! If you want to hear Ms. Zatarga explain […]
Who doesn’t love a graphic novel? What about a comic book? I mean I love SUPER HEROES! And October 19-23 is Graphix Novels week and so this is a great time to explore a new type of genre!! Kids are always looking for the popular and funny ones like Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Dog […]
Global Read Aloud is celebrated starting October 5th and the book chosen this year is Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal! As the theme of the month of October is Communities are Inclusive – we know that everyone has a story! In this beautiful book, Alma finds out the true story […]
October is the time we focus on feeling “INCLUSIVE“. What does INCLUSIVE mean? INCLUSIVE means to be including of others!! Ways to show being INCLUSIVE: Always remember to BE yourself and to appreciate others for who they are!! Include everyone – maybe make a new friend or ask someone new to play with you!! […]
This week we started with International Peace Day on September 21st!! We are discussing ways to bring our minds, our bodies, and our breath back to a peaceful state. “I am at peace when I am reading” said a student from Ms. Sommers’s class – and a lot of us feel this way, especially Ms. […]
This week we will be exploring how DOTS are a part of our world! From Braille to Morse Code, to Lite-Brite – there are so many ways that we can be creative using dots! Thanks to Peter H. Reynolds – he has written books celebrating creativity and we have enjoyed all of the Creatrilogy! We […]
September 8, 2020: Welcome Back to the Library! Click on an image – it will take you on an adventure or lead you to a place to listen to a read aloud! Find the little yellow speaker and you can hear Ms. Zatarga telling you about all of the fun places to go in this […]
WOS has so many talented kids! It is amazing how many things we can all do!! Take a look to see for yourself!!! There’s also a bonus for you – give us your own book recommendation!! What is YOUR favorite book!?!? Tell a friend!