Karyn's Korner

Weeks of April 11th and 18th

Weekly Activities For April 11-25

April 11-15 is National School Library Week

**April 12th is DEAR Day!!** Sign up for your class/grade level time!

Poetry Stations in the library: "Magnetic Poetry" style Cinquain, Diamonte, and Haiku poems, Poetry Roulette using Lark app on iPads, Blackout Poetry, make a page in our "I Spy" ebook, Poetry Symbaloo page

Fifth Grade has made Poem Trailers that will be shown on the morning announcements!

April 15th Fourth Grade is visiting the library to make Spine Poetry

April 18-22 - Karyn at TLA Conference (Mrs. Farris to sub)

Poetry Stations will continue and Earth Day Scavenger Hunt will be added to the choices.

April 25 is Poem in Your Pocket Day (Click to hear Emily Arrow's song on Spotify!)

**All students will have an opportunity to choose a poem to keep in their pocket. Encourage students to share theirs throughout the day!

10:30-11:00am Second Grade will participate in a Google Hangout with Cantata Poets, Librarians, Emily Arrow, and other classes!

11:00-11:30am First Grade will enjoy a Skype with Emily Arrow

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Poetry Resources for you to use!

Inprint Author Series: Meet Kate DiCamillo

Sunday, April 17th, 3pm

10410 Manhattan Drive

Houston, TX

Free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:30 pm. Inprint invites you to enjoy an afternoon with National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Kate DiCamillo. Ms. DiCamillo will read from and talk about her newest book Raymie Nightingale (Grades 5 and up), coming out in April 2016. After her presentation, she will take questions from the audience, followed by a book sale and signing*, giving fans a chance to visit with her. Books will be available for sale at the event through Blue Willow Bookshop.