All of these books can be found in the Nonfiction Series Towers
Ashley Spire’s new book,
The Most Magnificent Idea will not disappoint!
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Congratulations to this year’s bookmark challenge winners and a special thank you Claudia, Paige, Toby, and Jiin from the MS and Riho, Hiro, Noriomi, and Riku from the HS who were this year’s bookmark challenge judges. There were 150 entries this year. I would like to thank everyone who entered for submitting quality work. The entries were absolutely amazing!
Who: Students Grades 3-5
Why: Share your love of reading with the school community and demonstrate your oral reading fluency.
When: October – April
Where: Practice – Library Recess; Perform – KG, Gr. 1 or Gr. 2 classroom
Read five Sakura 2023 picture books.
Evaluate the five books and pick the one you would like to read aloud.
Evaluations Form (click here)
Sign-up to be a Read Leader during library recess ONLY after you have completed reading at least 5 Sakura 2023 picture books.
Practice reading your book aloud with a friend using the Reader Leader Checklist during library recess.
Practice reading your book aloud to Ms. Pretz during library recess.
Once you demonstrate that you are reading with fluency and expression write a letter to the classroom you would like to visit.
When you get a date and time you will read to a Kg, Gr. 1 or Gr. 2 classroom.
Inquiry Question: What makes a book a fantastic read-aloud for students in Kg, Gr. 1, or Gr. 2?
Portrait of a Learner Competencies:
Mindset – Grit, resilience & adaptability
Collaboration – Working interdependently as a team; managing team dynamics & challenges
Critical Thinking – Evaluating Information