Monthly Media Minute

Chantilly Montessori Media Center

November 2015

Please take a moment to complete our first parent survey!

November is Picture Book Month!

What's your favorite picture book? Add your favorite picture book title to our school Padlet:

http://padlet.com/camelac_snyder/rvu4ah3bvegx

Looking for book recommendations for your child? Try out one of these online resources:


BookHive - a resource of the CM Library

NovelList K-8 via NC WiseOwl (home access password was sent home in September).

Spaghetti Book Club - book reviews by kids for kids

What's New?

Students may now access their school library accounts and the Follett Shelf ebooks with new passwords. Login information for Destiny was sent home in Thursday folders in October.

Author Claudia Mills visited Chantilly on Friday, Nov. 6!

Primary students are learning about familiar folk tales and story elements.

http://chantillymediacenter.cmswiki.wikispaces.net/Primary

Lower el students are doing an author study of Paul Galdone and learning about folk tales and story elements as well.

http://chantillymediacenter.cmswiki.wikispaces.net/Lower+El

Upper el students recently completed their digital brochures about the three regions of NC in Google docs! They are beginning a unit on fiction text structure and fiction authors.

http://chantillymediacenter.cmswiki.wikispaces.net/Upper+El

What's Needed?

Shelving helpers daily during arrival (8:45 - 9:15 am) and Tuesday afternoons (3:30 - 4:00 pm). Hugs and thanks to all who have recently come in to volunteer!