Youngblood Literacy Letter
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- November is National Picture Book Month
- November is National Family Literacy Month
- November 18th- High-Five a Librarian Day
- December is Read a New Book Month
- December 1st- Sherlock Holmes Day
- December 5th- Principal's Coffee- Browning
- December 21st- Crossword Puzzle Day
- December 24th- Jolabokaflod, Iceland's Yule Book Flood
40 Book Challenge
Thank you to those of you who have already begun the 40 Book Challenge with your students.
Each year, we challenge staff and students to read 40 books throughout the school year.
Here is a link to the 40 Book Challenge Record Sheet.
Please check your Alief Gmail for a link to a document to enter in your 40 Book Challenge Numbers so far this year.
Battle of the Books
The City of Ember by DuPrau
The Crossover by Alexander
Death by Toilet Paper by Gehart
The Dragonet Prophecy by Sutherland
Ghost by Reynolds
How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba Sized Trophy by Allen
I am Princess X by Priest
Joshua Dread by Bacon
Last Kids on Earth by Brallier
Lemonade War by Davies
Maybe a Fox by Appelt
Nightmares by Segel and Miller
Space Case by Gibbs
Sugar by Rhodes Parker
Wild Robot by Brown
All students are welcomed to join in Battle of the Books. Students will be on teams of 5. All 15 books will need to be read by each team. We will have campus battles to determine the team that will represent Youngblood at the District Battle in the spring.
Here is the Schoology Code for students wanting to join in Battle of the Books:
The District Battle will take place in February 2020. Are you ready? Details will be coming soon!
VOOKS: Storybooks Brought to Life
VOOKS has a library of animated children's storybooks available with No ads or in-app purchases and has text that's animated as its read aloud. Features picture books and Prek-K level books.
Create a teacher account at https://www.getepic.com/app/edu-signup/more
Add students into your class. You can copy and paste from any document or spreadsheet.
Get a class code and share it with your students. It's that easy!
Students go to www.getepic.com/students or open the Epic! app and enter the class code. Then select their name.
HPL Axis 360 eBook Access
Check out our HPL Learning Link eBook Access with Axis 360 in Alief HUB. Look in the Alief Digital Resources Folder. Login with your HPL login credentials.
Like Comics and Graphic Novels? Then you should check out HPL Learning Link eBook Access with ComicsPlus in Alief HUB. Look in the Alief Digital Resources Folder. Login with your HPL login credentials.
Like eBooks? Then you should check out HPL Learning Link eBook Access with OverDrive in Alief HUB. Look in the Alief Digital Resources Folder. Login with your HPL login credentials.
HPL Axis 360 eBook Access
Youngblood has Capstone eBooks in Alief HUB and our library page. Look in the Alief Digital Resources Folder. Login with our school login credentials. See Ms. Browning if you need help.
HPL Tumblebooks are fun and interactive ebooks! You should check out HPL Learning Link eBook Access with Tumblebooks in Alief HUB. Look in the Alief Digital Resources Folder. Login with your HPL login credentials.
Follett Destiny Discover
Search our library catalog and read ebooks through our library catalog portal- Destiny Discover in Alief HUB. You can place holds on books and write book reviews!
Wednesday, Dec. 5th 2018 at 9am
Youngblood Intermediate School Cafeteria
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