Sycamore Ridge Library

What are you reading, researching or creating today?

Hello SR Parents! Read below to find out how we are using our library resources this week.

Kindergarten - Community Helpers Unit

First grade - What Can We Infer from Pictures and Text Clues?

Words and ideas we discussed from Spork by Kyo Maclear

  • cutlery - utensils, as knives, forks, and spoons, used at the table for servingand eating food.
  • customs - a habitual practice; the usual way of acting in given circumstances
  • to infer - to derive by reasoning; conclude or judge from premises or evidence
  • mum - informal word for mother
  • trying out or testing a guess
definitions source: http://dictionary.reference.com

Second Grade - How can you recognize the antagonist in a fairy tale?

Third Grade - Discovering the History in Historical Fiction

Historical references in Moon Over Star by Diana Hutts Aston

  • Landing of the first man on the moon - July 20, 1969
  • President John F. Kennedy's support of the space program
  • President John F. Kennedy's death prior to the moon landing
  • "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" - Neil Armstrong
  • Journalist Walter Cronkite's tv coverage of the moon landing


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Fourth Grade - Youth Book Award Research Project

Students will be working in alone or in groups over the next 3 weeks during their library visits.

The final project will be a presentation of their question answers and a book talk.


Click here to see the research questions.

Fifth and Sixth Grade - Where to search when doing research?