Week of March 13, 2023 | TK-5 | CYRM Picture Books Continue
We Don't Eat Our Classmates, by Ryan T. Higgins
When the class pet bites the finger of Penelope, a tyrannosaurus rex, she finally understands why she should not eat her classmates, no matter how tasty they are.
Discussion Questions Tell about a time you were nervous. What rules are most important in school? What could Penelope have done to make friends right away? Would you rather meet Penelope or Walter--why? How did Penelope show empathy? What would be a good choice for a classroom pet--why? Continue the story--what do you think happens after the end?
Crafty Connection Paper plate fishbowl with handprint fish. Trace hand on construction paper; cut out and tape onto plate. Embellish with lips and eye. Color in water with felf pen; use dot markers to make multi-colored pebbles.
Week of March 13, 2023 | 5th Grade | CA Young Reader Medal
Picture Books for Older Readers Continue
Optional Novel Reading Challenge | Voting Party March 29
Holes in the Sky, by Patricia Polacco
Trish, mourning the passing of her beloved grandmother, moves with her family to Oakland, CA and becomes part of a diverse community that comes together to help a grieving neighbor. Part 1 of 2
Website Joshua Tree Visitor's Guide to the night sky