Monday, April 15, 2019

Sites I like (Common Sense Media)

What makes a website the right site for me?

Explore each website and decide with your partner if this is a site you like.
You will rate each website based on the questions below.

Ask yourself these questions as you look at each website.

1. Do you like the subject? What is the main subject?

2. Do you like the pictures? Are they fun and interesting?

3. Are there fun things to do on the website? Click on different parts to explore.

4. Do the links work?

5. Would this be a website you would come back to?

Be ready to share which website was your favorite and why?

Websites to explore:

Clifford, the Big Red Dog

Color with Leo

Wild Krats


U.S. Mint for kids

Thursday, December 13, 2018

2019 Children's Choice Book Awards

Be ready to vote by end of March.

Every year we have a large group of students who love to vote!
Expectations for this

Read at least 3 books to vote.
Read at least 5 books to come to the Children's Choice Book Party in the library.

The Book House (to see book list)
Google Voting Form (we will vote at the end of March)
Google Book Report (these need to be filled out in order to get an invitation to the book party. which will be in April)

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

How do we know if a website is reliable?

Check out these websites!  Are they filled with accurate information? Who is the author of the website? Is there bias? Would you use these sites for research? Are they trustworthy? All important questions when you are looking for factual information.

All about explorers
Tree Octopus
Dog Island
Kansas Tornado

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Iowa Children's Choice Awards 2017-2018

Every year many students read at least a few of this year's books for our state award list, Iowa Children's Choice and this year we have kids already reading and prepping for the party we hold at the end of March. Here is a playlist to play all the trailers.

Book Report

Voting form-remember to choose only one.

Choose Kind!

If you've had a chance to see the new movie Wonder based on the fantastic book -you've experienced a little of Auggie Pullman's life.  Imagine a world where we can all go to school and work in a world where people choose kind every DAY.  I can imagine it and I hope you can too.

Here is a videos to help us understand the message:

and from Epic!