End of the Year in the Library
Need a fun and traditional cultural activity for Hispanic Heritage Month, Cinco de Mayo or during the Christmas season? These enrichment activities for the Gary Soto book, Too Many Tamales, can be just the thing. Using story elements, sequencing, how-to writing and vocabulary development combined with a recipe and cooking activity, you have a winner that will be a hit across all elementary and middle school grades.
If you are looking for a new way to introduce or review facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. for MLK Day or to kick off Black History Month, then cootie catcher fast facts are for you. This fun, printable craft covers 8 need-to-know facts about Dr. King's life and his contributions to our history. Primary students in the 2nd or 3rd grade will love this activity in the classroom, in a center or even as homework or anytime children are learning about famous African-Americans. #MLKday #2nd #3rd
Do you set up books displays in your school library? Set G Special Days, Weeks and Months makes it easy to promote reading about many topics studied in elementary classrooms. Signs for February including Dental Health Month, Black History Month and lessons about the Civil Rights Movement are just some of the 36+ signs in this set for use all year long. #library
Make sure all of your students review proper book care rules at back to school time. Library books and classroom books all need TLC to help them last a long time. This PPT lesson gives you an opportunity to talk about all the scenarios and expectations.
Keep your school community informed about your amazing library program with 6 editable newsletter templates for Back to School, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer and End of Year. Add or delete the headings of your choice and create useful newsletters to go home with your students. Also included are BONUS editable memos to help with short communication with teachers, staff, students and parents. Appropriate for all elementary, middle and high school libraries.
Activities to accompany this fun, interactive story by Brigette Luciani. The wonderful illustrations in this story are perfect for predicting. And the events are great for connecting. Check the library to see if they have this books. Your Pre-K and Kinder students will love it. Wonderful bilingual version. #library #readingstrategies #beach #predictions #connections
Want a fun new way to learn unique library vocabulary? Incorporate terms from your word wall in these motivating cootie catcher activities for your primary and upper elementary students. Reference terms, search terms, electronics terms as well as everyday library checkout words make this a versatile center activity.
Keep parents informed about the latest activity in the school library media center with editable newsletters that you can create to fit your needs. Make a monthly or a seasonal connection from school to home with special notes about the library. Start with back to school general procedures for book check out, announce special events like book fair, encourage parent volunteers, etc. and end the year with library memories. These library newsletters work for all grades. #newsletters #library
Back to school in the elementary library means it is orientation time. Plan your lessons with fun activities to engage your students from the very first day. With this interactive powerpoint lesson, your kids will hear procedures, rules, expectations and more. Bonus tools are included.
End of the year activities provide a wonderful opportunity for reflection of the school year. Even in the school library media center, a printable memory book project can help students in K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades review library skills, favorite authors and books from the past year. Add in some fun games and puzzles and these 3 versions of an end of the year memory book will fill in when the time for book checkout has come to an end. $
Use these fun plant themed pictures to introduce measuring length and height to kindergarten and first grade students. Start with non standard units and progress to rulers to teach using units, inches or metric system. Activities make for fun math cente