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
Introduction -- 000's
Computer Books and Unexplained Phenomenon
Introduce New books in library including The Cryptid Files (Fiction section), Cryptozoology, etc.
Introduce the concept of some books being in Nonfiction even though they are clearly not "true" books.
If you have extra time either read about one of the unexplained creatures in the cryptozoology book OR the first 2 pages of the Cryptid Files #1.
Play The Great Dewey Coin Caper (As a class).
If you need an incentive tell them that we will be doing a library game day for classes that have earned it in a month or so.
Pay no attention the (wo)man behind the curtain!