Books

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. […]

Author Study: Marc Brown

Author Study: Marc Brown

Last week,  I was able to take a peek in the storage container where the WOS library collection has been since December 14, 2018. Well…I actually did a little more than peek! I grabbed any and all boxes that were within my reach…the famous Arthur series by Marc Brown being among them! This week we […]

Read For the Rockland Boulders

Read For the Rockland Boulders

Our school is participating in a fun reading project: the Read for the Rockland Boulders’ Record Reading Challenge, sponsored by the Rockland Boulders, Scholastic Book Fairs, Active International and NY’s 529 College Savings Program. This Reading Challenge unites students from Rockland and surrounding counties in an attempt to establish a habit of independent reading at […]

Finding Winnie and Primary Sources

Finding Winnie and Primary Sources

Read: Finding Winnie, illustrated by Sophie Blackall and written by Lindsay Mattick. In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. He named her Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg, and he took the bear to war. Harry Colebourn’s real-life great-granddaughter tells […]

Where is the Treasure?

Where is the Treasure?

A map is a drawing of all or part of Earth’s surface. Maps may show visible features, such as rivers and lakes, forests, buildings, and roads. They may also show things that cannot be seen, such as boundaries and temperatures. Most maps are drawn on a flat surface. A map displayed on a round surface is called a globe. Look at the […]

Stories from Space

Stories from Space

Kindergarten teacher, Carole Widmayer shared Story Time from Space with me this weekend. Story Time from Space, is a project from the nonprofit Global Space Education Foundation that features astronauts reading beloved children’s books from the International Space Station. Story Time from Space began with a pilot test from astronaut Benjamin Alvin Drew Jr., also […]

Citation Work for Vacation Nation

Citations for Beginners from Imagine Easy Solutions on Vimeo. First, log onto one of the MANY websites listed below that support the research you are doing for the “Vacation Nation Project”: Connecticut National Geographic Kids: Connecticut  ConneCT Kids Coonecticut Still Revolutionary  Maine Maine: Discover Your Maine Thing  Baxster State Park Massachusetts National Geographic Kids: Massachusettes […]

Works Cited: St. Patick’s Day

Happy Cultivated is an educational channel that helps kids grow a love of reading great books by providing high qualiy books online. The book title, St Patrick’s Day, written by Anne Rockwell and illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell tells of a lively day in Mrs. Madoff’s classroom on St. Patrick’s Day! Now it’s time to create […]

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