October 16-20

Learning Target: Common Core Kindergarten Reading Literature Standard 2: With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.

We read one of Washington Children’s Choice nominees, Sean Taylor’s Don’t Call Me Choochie Pooh! Students make text-to-text connections.


October 9-12

Learning Target: Common Core Kindergarten Reading Literature Standard 1: With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

We read The Monsters’ Monster and readers make connections to story.


October 2-6

Learning Target: 21st Century Skill 4.1.8: Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning.

We read one of Washington Children’s Choice nominees, Sherman Alexie’s Thunder Boy, Jr. Students consider secondary names for themselves.


September 25-29

Learning Target: Common Core Kindergarten Reading Literature Standard 3: With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

We read Peter Brown’s My Teacher is a Monster to share ideas of how the characters take care of each other.


September 18-22

Learning Target: 21st Century Skill 2.3: Monitor, define, prioritize and complete tasks without direct oversight.

We introduce students to using shelf markers in order to browse and re-shelf library books. Students check out one book.

 

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