# December Library News

## AR Celebration - December 17th

Let's remind our students to read. I'm excited that some students have already met their goal. Congratulations.

I will be collecting names for the 25 point club(K-2), 50 point club(3-5) and the 75 point club(3-5) on December 15th. These names will be placed on the AR wall outside of the library.

## Technology Tips

The Top 30 Internet Terms for Beginners, 2014

## ELA Standard of the Month

3.) Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions). [RL.4.3]

9.) By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the Grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. [RL.4.10]

21st Century Learner Crosswalks

4.1.1 Read, view and listen for pleasure and personal growth.

4.1.2 Read widely to make connections with own self, the world, and previous readings.

RESOURCES

Create a Character Map

Favorite Books File

Cube Creator

AVL eBooks

Math Standard of the Month - Grade 4

12.) Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction nxa/nxb by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions. [4-NF1]

LearnZillion Tutorials

https://learnzillion.com/lessonsets/7-compare-fractions-of-different-types

Equivalent Fractions

http://illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=3510

Fractions Game

http://illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=4148

Pinterest Board - NF Resources

Parent Connections

Questions for Parents to use about Characters

Reading and Math Resources for at Home

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/