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Welcome to Jefferson Elementary Library

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Mrs. Jan Murdoch, Library Media Teacher
jmurdoch@mtlsd.net

Summer Reading Lists

 K-2nd Grade  3rd-5th Grade
   

Second Grade used VoiceThread for their Dinosaur Reports. 

 

Author Visits for 2014 included Jonathan Auxier,
Mrs. Tambellini, and Christine Petrell Kallevig.  
 

 2013-2014 Library in Review

 

                                                                                      

 
 

   Library Schedule for 2013-2014

 Day 1    

Day 2      

    Day 3      

 Day 4    

Day 5     

 
AM-KDG
Mrs. Midgley  


    4th Grade
   Mrs. Groves   
 
    4th Grade
   Ms. Mineo      
 
    5th Grade
  Mrs. Fischler   
 
   5th Grade
  Mrs. Wick     

 
AM-KDG
Mrs. Lewis

 
   3rd Grade
  Mrs. Mellett
 
    4th Grade
  Mrs. Witucki
 
    5th Grade
   Mr. Hutsler
 
  3rd Grade
  Mrs. Shearer

 
PM-KDG
Mrs. Lewis

 Library
Research

Library
Research

 
    1st Grade
 Mrs. Yablonski
 
  1st Grade
   Ms. Puz

 Library
Research

   

 
   2nd Grade
  Mrs. Miller

 
  2nd Grade
  Mrs. Davis
 

Remember to return books on time by putting them 
                        in your backpack the night before your library class!

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  • 100 Favorite Children's Books
    Annotated lists of favorite books include biography and history, animals, fantasy, mystery, humor, poetry, adventure, science fiction, and more. New York Public Library

 Great Websites for Kids! 

                               compiled by the American Library Association 

Great Link for Science Lovers!
      The American Association for the Advancement of Science offers a huge  
selection of science material via their website, ScienceNetLinks, including reading lists, computer games and online activities, and project ideas.


Five Finger Test Tips
 
 

1. When the child misses the first word, hold up your thumb, and say, “You know all but one word! I knew this book would be easy for you.”

2. After the second missed word, hold up your thumb and forefinger in an L shape, and say, “‘L’ stands for learning. This book will be a good learning book for you.”

3. After the third missed word, hold up three fingers and say, “‘W’ stands for ‘warning.’ This book may frustrate you, and you may not enjoy it.”

4-5. With the fourth or fifth missed word, represented by the same number of fingers, you can advise the child to stop and explain, “This means ‘stop.’ It’s time to find another book that you’ll be able to enjoy all by yourself.”
 

 Research Websites

 Websites for Students

   Britannica Kids Encyclopedia

       Citing Your Sources with Bibme

    Merriam Webster's Atlas           

Merriam Webster's Word Central Dictionary    

 

       Kids Click!

       Kids Know It!

   Kidspace @ Internet Public Library

       National Geographic for Kids

       PBS for Kids

Students researched animals and created iMovies...

Amazon River Manatee

 

 

Siamese Fighting Fish

 

Gar by Emily G.

 

 

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