October 22-26

Learning Target: Washington Educational Technology Standard 1.1.2a: Use interactive resources to practice skills, explore new concepts and describe patterns.

Partners practice finding specific authors and titles with our Online Patron Access Catalog.


October 15-19

Learning Target: Common Core Reading Literature Standard 2.1: Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

Continuing our exploration of the Bryant Way, we read William Steig’s Amos and Boris and discuss how we take care of each other in the library.


October 8-12

Learning Target: Common Core Reading Literature Standard 2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

We read Washington Children’s Choice nominee The Bad Seed by Jory John, relating it to the Bryant Way–specifically, how we take care of ourselves.


October 1-5

Learning Target: Common Core Speaking and Listening Standard 2.1a: Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).

We read Washington Children’s Choice nominee Rules of the House by Mac Barnett and discuss why we have rules.


September 24-28

Learning Target: Common Core Speaking and Listening Standard 2.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

Partners engage in scavenger hunt to reacquaint themselves with library locations.


September 17-21

Learning Target: Common Core Speaking and Listening Standard 2.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

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


September 10-14

Learning Target: Common Core Speaking and Listening Standard 1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

We introduce the Washington Children’s Choice nominee Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar. Following our reading, we discuss how it relates to Bryant Library.

 

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