April is a month to Celebrate!
Let's start with April Fool's Day
Easter book found in Bookflix under Celebrations.
Max is paired with the nonfiction book "Easter."
Found in Booklfix under Animals and Nature
This book is paired with "How do you know it's Spring?"
April Showers bring May flowers!
Rain is paired with "Rainy Weather Days."
Earth Day is April 22.
Read "Our Earth: Helping Out" found in Bookflix under the theme Earth and Sky.
Search in Searchasaurus for Earth Day. Be sure to select your lexile level before you search!
Search www.readwritethink.org for earth day. You can find lesson plans and activities for all grade levels.
Perform a search in ISearch. Note the different subjects related to earth day. You can narrow by environmental protection, global warming and more. There are results under every tab for your different grade levels.
Points of View Reference has two topics to explore. Earth & Environment and Energy & Conservation are good starting points.
School Library Month!
National Poetry Month
Perform a basic search in World Book Kids for poetry. Your first result is called Poetry. Click on the encyclopedia article and explore the contents. Be sure to click on the tabs at the top for more information.
Get your younger students involved by introducing them to Nursery rhymes.
Go to Early World of Learning and click on the frog in the lower right screen.
Perform a search for poet in ISearch. Your results will contain famous poets along with the meaning of a "poet laureate" and STEM has an article called "Poetry activates the brain in the same way music does, study says."
Search ReadWriteThink for poetry. There are 315 total results! Try searching for poets by name such as "Langston Hughes" to find specific lesson plans.