Story Acting and Retelling
Little Miss Muffet
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Tell the rhyme as a group then students take turns being Little Miss Muffet, then being the spider.
Common Sense Media Lessons
Lots of ground to cover.....
Big Picture Stuff
Reading for Pleasure
Day 1: See email for Powerpoint and applicable bookmarks
Day 2: Could either review Genres OR explore how to find genres in the Library catalog (link to genre review) (second genre review game)
Day 3: William Allen White Promotion and/or Reading Bingo. Students answer the question, what is your favorite genre and why should you try different genres?
Reading Bingo Cards--I am printing
Day 4: Start by booktalking a few of the new books that have come from Permabound. How can you use the back of the book or the first couple pages to figure out the genre?
Review Reading Bingo/Genres Reading for Pleasure OR review how to find these in the catalog and to make recommendations for one another by logging in.
Reading for Information
This is a super mini research project. It is just designed to give kids a taste for research.
Students may be more interested the 3D printer and/or strawbees OR they might be more interested in learning how to get a patent. You decide!
This would be a GREAT time to pull books about inventions!
Evaluating Websites Printable worksheet
Great website on innovations and patents. Has several great videos about 3D Printing, but also other inventions as well.
Website for kids about the problem with plastics
Step by Step : How to Patent
Pay no attention the (wo)man behind the curtain!