LIBRARY

November

Kinder-5th Grade Lessons

Kinder: Understanding the Sky with Armadillo Ray and Poetry from Douglas Florian

1st Grade: Traditional Literature vs. Fractured Tales and Reader's Theater to match the Tales

2nd Grade: Wrapping up the study of Christopher Columbus using Pebble Go and Reader's Theater and starting lessons on Digital Citizenship with The Pirates of Plagiarism

3rd-5th: Biography Research Presentation using Google Slides and lessons on Digital Citizenship.

Author VIsits

Steven Swinburn and Magician Mike

Steven Swinburn will be visiting Kinder-2nd on 10/27.

http://www.steveswinburne.com/

Magician Mike will be visiting 3rd-5th grade 11/18. His book Vanishing Coin is currently on the Bluebonnet Nominee list!

http://www.magicianmikelane.com/books.php

Reading Programs

All count toward the TRY-athlon and receive a medal. Due April 25 at 3pm.

  • Texas 2x2 (Kinder-2nd Grade)
  • Texas Bluebonnet (3rd- 5th Grade)
  • 36 Book Challenge (all)
  • Little Maverick (all and the list will be released in November)

Book Clubs

5th grade Book Club will be moved to Thursdays. We are reading the much anticipated new Magnus Chase series by Rick Riordan!

Research Done Right!

Are you students looking for information? Try the online resources located on the k12 page. They will find World Book, Britannica and Explora!

It's Simple:

Click on Library Resources and Pre-5 Catalog under Quick Links, then select Centennial and finally Research Tools!