Patriot Pride Library Chat
November - December 2022
Season Greetings to those who celebrated during the December holidays. May peace and love with family and friends shine during this joyous time of the year. Remember, we are stronger together. We adore our Connecticut Farms community. Thank you for an amazing first half of the school year! Whether you celebrate in these festivities or not, be safe and enjoy your Winter Break.
Welcome to 2023 from Ms. Jenkins-Jackson!
We Recognize American Indian Heritage Month This November
Celebrating Indigenous Stories
Students enjoyed a read-aloud called Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story read and written and read by Kevin Noble Maillard.
We completed the activity, Me and My Family where we talked about what foods we make as a family tradition.
Celebrating the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with the book, Balloons Over Broadway
Playdoh creatures Dressed to the Nines
Playing vintage computer games created by Gerald "Jerry" Lawson
One of the fathers of modern gaming
Games and Books Galore!
TRIUMPHS IN OUR BELOVED PLMC
New Edition to the PLMC: Libros in Espanol Section
Library PBIS TIME - Ms. Jenkins-Jackson
Enjoying nature and fall activities with Kindergartners
Celebrating American Indian Heritage Month
A read-aloud and activity Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message written by Chief Jake Swamp, illustrated by Erwin Printup, Jr.
American Indian Heritage Month book display
Computers PBIS Time - Mrs. Lam
Art PBIS Time - Mrs. Cannon
Connecticut Farms Introduces our own Little Free Library
3rd & 4th Graders: Join The Patriot Book Club! VOTE!
Vote for our first book, a graphic novel!
Click on this Google Form to VOTE.
Make your voice heard.
Express Your Thoughts on our books on FLIP!
Choices of graphic novels are below.
Check out these read-alouds in Ms. J's Reading Corner!
The Snowy Day written by Ezra Jack Keats is a winter-time story classic about a boy named Peter who encounters many obstacles in the snow on his way to his grandma's house. Courtesy of Happy Cultivated on YouTube.
Sneezy the Snowman written by Maureen Wright, pictures by Stephen Gilpin is a rhyming story about a snowman who is, amazingly, always COLD! Aren't you cold these days, Blue Knights? Courtesy of Happy Cultivated on YouTube.
Peg + Cat The Penguin Problem written by Jennifer Oxley and Billy Aronson is a winter story about an amazing race between penguins and Peg + Cat. Listen to find out if they solve the problem.
Complete our Winter-themed Activities!!
Winner of the CFES PTA Decorate Your Door Contest
The PLMC's House of "Readable" Treats
Warming My Hearts Mugs
Mindfulness exercise that expressed people/things that warm our students' hearts
Mrs. Vincent's Kindergarten Class
'Memoirs of an Elf' by Devin Scillian featured on Storyline Online