Author Archives: Mrs. Magruder

Book Chat – When Dinosaurs Came with Everything

At library this week, the students enjoyed listening to the book When Dinosaurs Came with Everything by Elise Broach and illustrated by David Small.  They also diagramed the structure of the story as they learned about the characters, plot, climax, … Continue reading

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Weekly Book Chat

            This past week, we read two books Fred Stays with Me! and Leonardo the Terrible Monster.  Both books deal with the topic of friendship. There are many connections between the two books. What are … Continue reading

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A Day at Disneyland

A Day at Disneyland was the title of our first grade show!  We sure did have fun performing for our parents and classmates.  What was your favorite part of the show?  Which song did you enjoy the most?  How did … Continue reading

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Book Chat of the Month

In the story, Clever Jack Takes the Cake, Jack did not have money to buy a birthday gift for the princess. He traded what little he had for ingredients to make her a birthday cake. Unfortunately, as Jack traveled to the … Continue reading

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This week in Library.

  We read Give Up, Gecko! this week.  The main character had to keep on trying.  He showed perseverance in completing his task.  Was there ever a time that you had to work hard and keep practicing to accomplish a … Continue reading

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