McWhorter Elementary Library News
Week of April 21, 2014
A Strange Day In July
Third, fourth and fifth graders reviewed inferring strategies in the library with the Chris Van Allsburg mystery, A Strange Day in July. They color-coded text evidence from the teacher-made story (Karen Haag) to show support for their answers.
Is the brother or the sister older? How do you know?
Is this story fiction or nonfiction? How can you tell?
When does this story take place? How do you know?
A Boy and His Bunny
We read a humorous story in the K-1 rotation classes this week! This rhyming story was a fun start to our lesson this week. Some students even brought props!
Is it a duck or is it a rabbit? The K-1 McWhorter students had to decide for themselves at the library this week.
KAPOW for April's Tech Club!
Mixed-age McWhorter students knocked the socks off cartoon-strip creation during April's Tech Club meeting! Using various online comic strip makers and a story map template, they summarized a book of their choice from the library.