December 17-21

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 4.1.1: Read, view, and listen for pleasure and personal growth.

Students assess their progress on reading goals.


December 10-14

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 4.1.1: Read, view, and listen for pleasure and personal growth.

We ready ourselves for our upcoming visit with uber-cool author Kelly Milner Halls.


December 3-7

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 4.3.3: Seek opportunities for pursuing personal and aesthetic growth.

We review parameters for first Annual Bryant Library Read-A-Thon! We also discuss our upcoming visit with uber-cool author Kelly Milner Halls.


November 24-30

Learning Target: Washington Educational Technology Standard 1.3.2a: Gather information using selected digital resources.

Students discover new reads via Novelist, an online book finder.


November 13-16

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 3.3.5: Contribute to the exchange of ideas within and beyond the learning community.

Students share favorite reads via “Rolling Recommendations.”


November 5-9

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 4.1.1.1: Set reading goals.

Students record reading goals on passports and discuss what meeting them “looks like.”


October 29-November 2

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 4.1.1.1: Set reading goals.

Students set their reading goals; Ms. Aliverti and classroom teacher will review.


October 22-26

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 4.1.1.1: Set reading goals.

Students review their reading interest surveys from last week and begin to consider an individualized reading goal.


October 15-19

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 4.4.1: Identify own areas of interest.

In preparation for setting a reading goal in the library, students consider their reading interests as they respond to a survey.


October 8-12

Learning Target: Common Core Speaking and Listening Standard 4.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Mimicking the Global Reading Challenge, we break students into two teams for Jeopardy reading game. Students interested in GRC may take a form home to families for consideration.


October 1-5

Learning Target: Common Core Reading Literature Standard 4.10: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

To glean a sense of the Global Reading Challenge, students listen to Jon Sciezka’s short story, “Under the Rug,” in preparation for a Jeopardy reading game next week.


September 24-28

Learning Target: Common Core Speaking and Listening Standard 4.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Partners collaborate in a Kahoots game on Bryant Library policies and procedures.


September 17-21

Learning Target: Common Core Speaking and Listening Standard 4.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

To build a community of readers, students share one thing about themselves in “Circle Time.”


September 10-14

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 4.11: Read, view, and listen for pleasure and personal growth.

Welcome back! We reacquaint students with Bryant Library’s systems and procedures and share ideas for great reads.

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