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Arthur’s Tooth by Marc Brown

Arthur's Tooth by Marc Brown

Arthur’s Tooth by Marc Brown Arthur’s whole class has started losing their teeth-but not Arthur. His loose tooth wiggles but won’t come out. Everyone seems to think they have the best solution. But none of their ideas work! What is a toothbrush? The toothbrush is an oral hygiene instrument used to clean the teeth, gums, and tongue. […]

How to Catch a Star

First, we will read, How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers. Next, students will break out to tables. Then, optimistic students will follow easypeasyandfun step-by-step directions and learn “How To Draw A Star”. Finally, students will burst with pride and share their accomplishement with every one! Congratulations you have just learned how to draw […]

How To Use a Shelfmarker

How To Use a Shelfmarker

What is a library? li·brar·y ˈlīˌbrərē,ˈlīb(ə)rē/ noun a building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for people to read, borrow, or refer to. “a school library” a collection of books and periodicals held in a library. In order to keep a library organized, it is important to use shelf […]

Make Beliefs Comix: 2018 Summer Reading Goals

Make Beliefs Comix: 2018 Summer Reading Goals

Reading can be one of the many fun activities children choose to fill their summer time. Research has shown it is also much more! Children who participate in public library summer reading programs make achievement leaps during the summer and maintain their reading achievements. This summer, take your child to participate in the summer programs […]

OREO: Opinion, Reason, Evidence, Opinion Restated

OREO: Opinion, Reason, Evidence, Opinion Restated

What does persuade mean? To persuade means to cause someone to do something by asking, arguing, or giving reasons to believe something. The video below explains how the word OREO can help write a  persuasive argument. Today we will use the OREO strategy and apply what we learned about persuasive writing to construct a book review. Here […]

#howto Use a Shelf Marker

#howto Use a Shelf Marker

At the beginning of the year, kindergarten students learned there was a system to organizing the library. Students learned about shelf markers, how to remove books from the shelves and how to replace books on the shelves. All books belong in a special place so that we can find them. A misshelved book is a […]

How To … Make a Pizza!

How To ... Make a Pizza!

Below is a sneek peek inside the first title in a series of interactive recipe books, Pancakes!: An Interactive Recipe Book by Lotta Nieminen. This week in library, kindergarten students will read the second title, Pizza!: An Interactive Recipe Book by Lotta Nieminen, so far there are three books in the series of interactive recipe […]

Snowflakes and Snow Days

Snowflakes and Snow Days

Another snow day tomorrow or perhaps a delay? There are some great resources for students to “play” with during those winter snow days.  The first two links below are my favorite: Text Snowflake Creator – This site allows you to add three words to place into your snowflake.  You can play with shape, font, and color for […]

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