Literary Events

Please join in- ask me for any other info

Dates for your calendar- September-December

International Literacy Day Sept. 9 http://www.reading.org/general/conferences/InternationalLiteracyDay.aspx

Roald Dahl Day- Sept. 13

International Dot Day Week of Sept. 15 http://www.thedotclub.org/dotday/ This links with so many of our beliefs- each ES grade level has a copy of the book

Comic Book Day/Curiosity Day- Sept. 25

Global Read Aloud begins Sept. 30 http://www.globalreadaloud.com/ This is a 6 week event that is geared for EC-Grade 12 students and links classrooms around the world

Read for the Record Day- Oct. 2 (a US thing, but anyone can join- good cause) http://www.jstart.org/campaigns/read-record

Show a Book Day- Oct. 23- more details to follow
Picture Book Month (November)- I will be running a mock Caldecott event (as last year)- let me know if you want to join- it will continue until the end of January

I have plans for my class to Skype with many authors and illustrators throughout the year- if you would like more info let me know



From Erika

As you may know (or you will soon) I am a bit crazy about literacy (some will say crazy in general, but...). I would love to talk to you about how your students can get involved in any of these events. We will be blogging throughout at http://kidblog.org/MsVictorsClass-2/


What is the Global Read Aloud?
How to Join the Global Read Aloud