Week of September 13, 2021 | TK | Self-Reliance
Baby llama creates bedtime drama!
Small Bunny's Blue Blanket, by Tatyana Feeney
It's laundry day: will Small Bunny's blanket ever be the same?
Crafty Connection Students can draw Small Bunny and his blanket on a card stock bookmark after being shown simple shapes and lines.
Week of September 13, 2021 | Kindergarten | Making Friends
Because Halibut Jackson is so shy, he makes special outfits to blend in wherever he goes.
Videos Camouflaging halibut and an extreme example of the skill demonstrated by the octopus
Crafty Connection Students can color their own camouflaged fish. Supplies: this fish coloring page printed out, a sheet of colorful patterned wrapping paper measuring at least 8" x 11", scissors, crayons or markers, tape or glue. Directions: cut out the fish shape, tape or glue it to the piece of wrapping paper, color in the fish using similar colors and patterns that match the wrapping paper.
Week of September 13, 2021 | First Grade | Responsibility
A little boy finds that though he put his book back in its proper place, it turns up missing.
Crafty Connection Learn how to draw squirrels from Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Don't Spill the Milk! by Stephen Davies
Over the dunes, across the river and up the mountain, Penda lovingly carries a bowl of milk to her father in the grasslands. But will she manage to get it there without spilling a single drop? Students learning to be responsible for one library book will appreciate the magnitude of the task set before Penda.
Fun Extender Try walking with a large plastic bowl balanced on your head, as Penda did in the story. Click here to see how these children first place a rolled up cloth or towel on top of the head.
Week of September 13, 2021 | Second Grade | Next Favorite Book
A circular tale in which each new book character is reading about the next, beginning and ending with Charlie Cook.
A Library Book for Bear, by Bonny Becker
What is YOUR favorite book? Bear is quite certain he has all the books he will ever need right at home and there is no need to visit the library.
Crafty Connection See this video to make a paper mouse finger puppet and read your favorite book to your new little friend.
Week of September 13, 2021 | Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grade
Information Literacy Part 2 | Dewey Decimal System
Students will earn the privilege of using the library computers by part 4 of the 6-part practicum designed to allow them to demonstrate their awareness of library procedures and their ability to execute simple catalog searches.
Website page Library map
Website page Dewey classification chart
PowerPoint The Caveman's Guide to the Dewey Decimal System created by Mount Erie Elementary School, Anacortes, Washington