October 16-20

Learning Target: Common Core Reading Literature Standard 2.2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

We read one of Washington Children’s Choice nominees, Sean Taylor’s Don’t Call Me Choochie Pooh! Students make text-to-text connections and discuss possible messages (themes).


October 9-12

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 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 Reading Literature Standard 2.3: Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

We read Steig’s classic, Amos and Boris, to identify how characters overcome obstacles.


September 18-22

Learning Target: Common Core Reading Literature Standard 2.3: Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

After reading The Pout Pout Fish Goes to School, students apply ideas of how they can take care of selves in Bryant Library.

 

 

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