Monthly Archives: October 2015

Off to the AASL National Conference

  News for Week 11: 11/2/15 – 11/6/15 I am off to the American Association of School Librarians conference this coming week from Wednesday – Saturday with the other D30 librarians!  I am SUPER excited to bring back what I … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

News for Week 10: 10/26- 10/30/15 This week in library all students are hearing Halloween related stories.  1st graders are reading the Halloween Hustle by Charlotte Gunnufson and talking about the rhyme and repetition in the story.  2nd graders are reading … Continue reading

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Author visit a success!

Thank you Pam Munoz Ryan for visiting our school!  The students enjoyed learning about Pam Munoz Ryan’s childhood, career, writing process, and inspiration for her books.

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Author Visit Next Friday 10/23!

News for Week 9: 10/19-10/23/15 Wescott students have been busy preparing for the visit by author Pam Munoz Ryan.  She is coming to Wescott School the morning of Friday 10/23 to present to 3rd-5th grade students!  Students have been preparing for … Continue reading

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Fiction or Nonfiction???

News for week 8: 10/12-10/16/15  Reinforcing the difference between fiction and nonfiction:   Starting this week, when students return individual books to the library they will be asked to place their books in a fiction or nonfiction pile. I have … Continue reading

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New Maker Space for October: DIY Graphic Novel

News for Week 7: 10/5 – 10/9/15 New Maker Space for October: DIY Graphic Novel: Students may choose from several different templates to create their own graphic novel, or use the Make Beliefs app on their iPad to create a … Continue reading

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AUTHOR PAM MUNOZ RYAN TO VISIT WESCOTT!!!

The Wescott Library is thrilled to announce that best selling author Pam Munoz Ryan is coming to Wescott School the morning of Friday 10/23 to present to 3rd-5th grade students!  Her novels The Dreamer and Esperanza Rising have both won Pura Belpre awards, and her latest novel, Echo, has received critical … Continue reading

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