We have begun reading a new novel, “The Invention of Hugo Cabret.” This book is unique to others we’ve read because it is a graphic novel. That means that, out of the 544 pages, about 300 are illustrations. We are intrigued by the mysterious beginning.
Listen in on our VoiceThread to hear our predictions about this novel. The first slide shares a book trailer that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we did.
We love to read. So, of course, we are excited about March is Reading Month!
Our schools have many fun activities planned this month like read a cereal box day, read- a shirt day, flashlight reading, and special guest mystery readers. We explore the different reading genres in our classrooms. Our students know that we all enjoy different books. Knowing the genres helps us decide which kind of story we’d like to read next.
Here is a video last year’s Techie Kids created to help others learn about genres.
Don’t you know that it’s all about the genres? The Techie Kids do. Here’s a project that we started back during “March Is Reading Month.” After seeing what Amy Burvall creates for her high school History students, Mrs. Moore was inspired to try a small scale version with our elementary classes. We hope you are inspired to try something new too!
This past week, our 2nd-5th grade students were learning about the Destiny Card Catalogsystem here at school. We would like to say a special thanks to Ms. Pochmara for teaching us some cool searching strategies! We had so much fun locating books that we didn’t even know our library had. Destiny allows students to do a basic, advanced, visual, and category search. These different ways to search were very interesting and encouraged us to find texts we haven’t read before!
Use our WallWisher to let us know your favorite genre and book or book series.
Do you have a way to search for books in your schools’ library?
What is your favorite method of searching for library books?
Can you share a unique book that you have read or found in Destiny?
Hey its Peyton and Rachelhere!!! Do you like SCARY books?!!!!! If you do come down to the book fair by the school cafateria and get Stolen Children,Eleven,All the Lovely Bad Ones,Ten Tentacles, The Garden of Eve,Goosebumps Horrorland,and 39 Clues. They are all scary great books, get them!