Lego Poetry is a type of poetry students will actually build with Legos! Lego poetry is supposed to be fun and engaging. I think will get some pretty silly poems! If students prefer to use the legos as inspiration and not actually build with them…that’s okay too! I think we will be amazed at how… Read More Lego Poetry
What would you do if the ant you were about to step on looked up and started talking? Would you stop and listen? What if your friends saw you hesitate? What would you do… squish? or not squish? Students will review, “Opinion Writing” and decide …’To squish or not to squish?” Students will also be… Read More …to Squish OR Not to Squish?
Kindergarten students will read, A Seed Is the Start by Melissa Stewart. Prior to reading the nonfiction title, students will observe a lima bean that has been soaked overnight. Students will discuss what they think is inside of the seed and draw a picture of what they find inside. While reading the book students will… Read More A Seed is the Start
Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading. All this week, children at William O. Schaefer will celebrate the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss! Theodor Seuss Geisel wrote 46 children’s books, among them, The Cat in the Hat and Green… Read More Read Across America
Over the next several day, the students will learn about Kamishibai and listen to a story told with the traditional Kamishibai theater. Most Kamishibai stories consist of 12 large (15” x 10.5″) illustrated cards that tell a story. On the back of each illustrated card is the text of the story. Background of Kamishibai In the Japanese language, Kamishibai… Read More Kamishibai
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… Read More #howto Use a Shelf Marker
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… Read More How To … Make a Pizza!