Monthly Archives: September 2015

Banned Books, Ebooks, and more Award Books!

News for Week 6: 9/28-10/2/15 It is going to be another great week in the library! Banned Books Week (Sept 27 – Oct 3) is a week-long celebration of our Freedom to Read.  I was inspired by this article about educators … Continue reading

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Award Books!

News for Week 5: 9/21 – 9/25/15 This week in library students will be introduced to the Illinois Readers’ Choice Book Awards.  Grades 1-2 will learn how they can participate in choosing the winner of the Monarch Award, and Grades 3-4 … Continue reading

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Growth Mindset and International Dot Day!

News for Week 4: 9/15 – 9/18/15  This week I will reveal a new Maker Space project in celebration of International Dot Day.  I will be introducing all classes to our new Maker Space activity by reading The Dot by Peter Reynolds.   We … Continue reading

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Finding Books in the Library

News for Week 3: 9/8 – 9/11/15 This week in library students are learning how to find great books to read! Students in grades 1-2 are talking about how we choose good fit books based on interest and the 5-Finger … Continue reading

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Maker Space!

News for Week 2: 8/31-9/4/15 We are super excited to announce the Wescott LMC Maker Space!  Each month we will feature a new creative project for students to explore.  Students can make the project in library or take it to … Continue reading

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LIBRARY EXPECTATIONS

News for Week 1: 8/26 – 8/28/15 This week we are discussing the behavior expectations for the library.  Grades 1-2 are doing this through read aloud picture books.  Grades 3-5 are discussing the essential questions: What is a library?  Why … Continue reading

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