DINO TRACKS

NOVEMBER 1, 2017

PICTURE DAY IS TOMORROW!!! DON'T FORGET TO LOOK YOUR BEST!!

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Parents,

Our annual Food Drive has begun!!


DWE has partnered with Round Rock Serving Center to help provide food for their pantry. No perishable items please. Each item brought into your classroom will count as a point. Each classroom will compete with their grade level classrooms.

Our food drive will end on November 15th.


Many thanks!

Readasaurus Book Club

November / December: Graphic Novels Thursday, Dec. 7th 2:55-3:45


You may think graphic novels are easy to read because they are just a bunch of pictures, but reading a graphic novel actually takes tons of thinking and making of inferences. Let's discuss the ways the authors of graphic novels use pictures and other techniques to help us understand their story, and then let's try our hand at writing and illustrating our own comics!


Readasaurus is a monthly book club to promote an excitement for reading with 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders! During monthly book club meetings after school, we will discuss our reading as a community and continue our learning through a hands-on activity.

Find out more and sign up HERE!

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Books:


Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke

Bera the One-Headed Troll by Eric Orchard

The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson

Barney Saltzberg Author & Illustrator Presentation Friday, Nov. 3 @ 1:30

You are invited to join our whole school in the library for our special guest this Friday. He will be presenting about Beautiful Oops & My Book of Beautiful Oops: A Scribble It, Smear It, Fold It, Tear It Journal for Young Artists http://www.barneysaltzberg.com/

*Return your order form and payment on Friday morning if you'd like an autographed copy of one of his books.

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Book Fair Volunteers Needed

Please provide your contact info if you might be able to volunteer for a time slot during book fair week. Fill out your RRISD volunteer application right away if you haven't done so already.

email amber_barr@roundrockisd.org or call 512-464-4407

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