Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Bibliography Wrap Up

Dear 6th grade,
Today is the last day for work on your bibliography. Here are our learning targets.

  • I can format my bibliography with the correct indentations.
  • I can complete all entries for my bibliography correctly and alphabetize my bibliography.
  • When done, I can read silently so as to not disrupt my classmates who are still working.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Mock Caldecott

We have read 5 books for our Mock Caldecott. Now it's time to pick a favorite! Which book would you give the Caldecott Award to? Why?


1st & 2nd GRADERS

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Patten Free Library

Dear Mr. Fisk's class,
I'm so excited that you are taking a field trip to the public library next week! Let's explore its website together.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Google A Day

Good morning, 6H -
We're going to review our learning from last week and then use this new knowledge to do a trivia activity. Here are our learning targets:

  • I can describe at least 2 different search strategies for googling a topic.
  • With my partner, I can use different search strategies for the Google A Day trivia.

Caldecott and Newbery Scavenger Hunt

Dear 3rd graders,
Today we are going to put our new skills to use! You will help me by finding award winning books on the library shelves. Here are your learning targets:

  • I can use the library catalog to look up a specific book.
  • I can check a book's availability, write down its call number, and find the book in the library.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Strategic Searching

Dear 6th graders,
Today we will do continue research for your informational writing project. We will focus on finding internet resources. Here are our learning targets:

  • Using a class KWL chart, I can share search strategies that I use when googling a topic.
  • I can learn and practice new search strategies to help me get better search results.
  • Using a class KWL, I can share a takeway from today's lesson.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Library catalog, part 2

Dear 3rd graders, 
Today we are going to learn more about the library catalog. Here are our learning targets: 
  • I can get to the library catalog from the WCS library website.
  • I can complete a keyword search.
  • I can find out information about a book from its catalog record such as the author, the book summary, the interest level, etc.