Week of October 26, 2020 - TK - Halloween Witches
Count ten trick-or-treaters on a Halloween night and watch them disappear at the spooky old house.
Where's the Halloween Treat? by Harriet Ziefert
A counting book in which the children receive Halloween goodies from costumed hosts.
Halloween Bugs, by David A. Carter
Behind each spooky door lurks a different Halloween pop-up surprise....Trick-or-treating becomes spine-tingling fun with the ghostly, ghouly Bugs inside!
Crafty Connection Witch coloring sheet
Week of October 26, 2020 - Kindergarten - Halloween Witches
Herbert doesn't have a home but he loves visiting the library where it's warm and there are lots of good books to read.
Taffy Finds a Halloween Witch, by Donna Lugg Pape
Taffy is a little orange cat who wishes to be a black cat in order to be good enough for a witch to take home and love.
Crafty Connection Witch coloring sheet
Week of October 26, 2020 - First Grade - Change over Time
Relays the events of 200 years from the perspective of an oak tree, showing how much the world can change... even while some things hardly seem to change at all.
Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away, by Meg Medina
This year's Read for the Record selection tells the story of two best friends who will always be numero uno in each other's hearts.
Video Evelyn Del Rey read aloud presented by MVC Murrell Library
Crafty Connection Collect leaves and have an adult iron them between sheets of wax paper. Details
Week of October 26 - Second Grade - Read for the Fun of It!
A Is for Musk Ox, by Erin Cabatingan
Musk Ox takes over an alphabet book, explaining to Zebra why almost every letter can be used to describe musk oxen.
Crafty Connection Make an alphabet book following the model set down by Musk Ox. Use words beginning with every letter of the alphabet to describe how awesome you are or that tell what you like! Write the words, or cut out pictures of things you like. For example, A is for Heidi because Heidi is Awesome, and B is for Heidi because Heidi likes Books, and C is for Heidi because Heidi likes Cats. Can you think of 26 words, each beginning with a different letter of the alphabet to describe yourself or things you like? See how many you can get!
Week of October 26, 2020 - Third Grade - Scary Stuff
A little boy makes his dogs' hair stand on end by telling them about all the things that scare him.
My Teacher Is a Monster! by Peter Brown
Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! But over the course of one day, Bobby learns that monsters are not always what they seem.
Video Dead Stuff: the Secret Ingredient in the Food Chain
Video The Paper Airplane Guy
Crafty Connection Folding and flying paper airplanes is not allowed at school, but we're not AT school, are we, boys and girls?!?
Week of October 26, 2020 - Fourth Grade - Borrow Books
Today, students will be shown how to:
- Navigate to the catalog from the library website
- Log in using their unique username and generic password
- Search for a book and place it on hold
- Rate a book and write a brief review
- Log out and create a personal password (recommended)
- Video Here are the steps as explained by Mrs. Primm, the Library Resource Specialist at Meadows Elementary. The process is the same --just select the Grand View Library Catalog when prompted, rather than the Meadows Library Catalog.
- Holds may be picked up every Friday, beginning 11/6, from the bench by the Grand View front office, from 11:15am-12:30pm.
- Face coverings must be worn. Maintain social distance.
- Holds will be wrapped to maintain cleanliness and will have the student's name on them.
- Books may be returned Monday-Friday to the Book Drop outside of the front office between 8:00am-1:00pm.
- Returned books will be quarantined following American Library Association guidelines and cleaned before being checked out again.
Week of October 26, 2020 - Fifth Grade - Social Justice
Video A Kid's Book About Racism, read by author Jelani Memory
What Can a Citizen Do? by Dave Eggers
To explain the abstract concept of citizenry the author focuses on commonalities and how even young citizens can contribute to society.