December 17-21

Learning Target: Common Core Reading Information 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, Lost and Found Cat. Students identify the 5 Ws and how.


December 10-14

Learning Target: Common Core Reading Information 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 discuss 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 26-30

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 complete exercise from last week, using our online version of Encyclopedia Britannica.


November 13-16

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

Partners complete exercise from last week, using our online version of Encyclopedia Britannica.


November 5-9

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

Partners get acquainted with our online version of Encyclopedia Britannica.


October 29-November 2

Learning Target: 21st Century Learning Standard 4.1.1.2: Request and choose materials related to personal interests.

Partners practice finding books in our fiction section.


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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