Week of March 9, 2020
All Grades - California Young Reader Medal, Picture Book Category
2019 Winners Grand View, MBUSD, and statewide results
This Week For the love of reading
The Highest Mountain of Books in the World, by Roccio Bonilla
A boy who wants to fly discovers the many ways that books can take him to the greatest heights.
Week of March 9, 2020 - First Grade
CYRM Thematic Connection - For the Love of Reading
The story of how the Little Free Library organization brings communities together through books, from founder Todd Bol's first installation to the creation of more than 75,000 mini-libraries around the world.
Week of March 9 - Second Grade - Women's History Month
Sofia Valdez proves that community organizers of any age can have a positive impact.
Week of March 9, 2020 - Third Grade - Women's History Month
Details the life of social worker and activist Jane Addams (1860-1935). At a young age, Addams became aware that not all people had the advantages in life that she enjoyed, and she was determined to "find a way to fix the world."
Video segment Jane Addams Founds Hull House in Chicago Discovery Education streaming video (password protected) about 3 minutes (begin at :38).
Conclude with details from back matter of The House that Jane Built..
Week of March 9, 2020 - Fourth Grade - Women's History Month
Traces the life and accomplishments of the American suffragist Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927) who became the first successful female stockbroker and later started a newspaper and ran for president in 1872.
Week of March 9, 2020 - Fifth Grade - Women's History Month
Last week Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced the end of her presidential campaign, and US Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), has virtually no chance of winning.
Video Someday: the Long Fight for a Female President
The story of women running for the highest office from 1872 to 2016.