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Shelving games

I have some games that I use with grade 3 to teach how to find books in the library. One is a board game where I use a huge piece of butcher block paper. Students are in teams of three … Continue reading

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Mapping library with iPad apps

Spice up your library locating skill lessons by using the iPad. I read the book, Henry’s Map by David Elliot, and then grade 1 students used the iPads to map where the book was in the library. I let them … Continue reading

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7th rotation – happy feet

Kindergarten – Students performed Pete the Cat. The book has been scanned and I put the audio to it using a video editing program. I did this lesson differently from my past and had students cut out the shoes versus … Continue reading

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3rd Rotation – Lessons for KA-grade 5

I lost my library for the week because photos were being taken. At one point there were 4 classes in the library and a bunch of parents. There were probably 100 people and of course I had the grade 3 … Continue reading

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Start of a New Year

I read this to 2nd graders and they loved the character of Fox. He is annoyed with his younger sister that he has to babysit, has to deal with his fear of heights, and makes a bad choice by racing … Continue reading

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