Monday, September 28, 2015

Media Squad (1st Wednesday or 1st Friday)

Media Squad meets the 1st Wednesday or 1st Friday of each month.  See Mrs. Williams in the media center for details about this volunteer group.

Science Fair Research

Before beginning your science research be sure to review the Library's:

Rules and Procedures 
Read and Achieve Notice for 1st 9 weeks (AR/Myon)

Skills Objectives for 1st 9 Weeks
SR 4.X.1 Library polices and procedures in the school library media center.

IL 1.X.7 Recognize/Utilize/Select/Interpret information in a variety of print/non-print/digital resources...


Below are the suggested research options for Science Fair Research once you have decided your topic.  If you have not decided a topic, click the following link to search for ideas:

1. Check the FHSA Catalog to reserve or locate books on your topic.

2. Check the Arkansas Traveler Databases for information on your topic.  (Try the databases with science in the title first)

3. Check the public library catalog for books you can check-out if you have a library card (ask for assistance if you find a book that you need and do not have a library card).

4. Check the public library databases for any databases different from those already searched  (ask for assistance if you do not have a library card to access a needed source).

CALS Science Databases and Recommended Science Resources


Citing Sources
1.Easy Bib
About and Help

Coming Soon Tips for a Great Science Fair Display!!!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Words Center (K-1)


Site Word Matching Activity

Spelling City Review and Games                                                              
Level 1


Works Consulted 

"Free Sight Words Games, Printables and Videos." Free Sight Words Games, Printables and Videos. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015.

"Learning in Progress." : Library Centers for Kindergarten & First Grade. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015. .

"Sight Words Memory." Sight Words Teach Your Child to Read. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2015. .

Monday, September 21, 2015


Resources for Creating a Fact Book About the Continents

KWPSL Research Strategy  (electronic form:
W-Want to Know
L-Learned (After viewing or reading, list what you ave learned)

Stapleless Book

Works Consulted

"Kid Songs | Seven Continents Song for Children | The Continents Song."YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.

"Map of the 7 Continents of the World: Drag and Drop the Names on the Continents." Map of the 7 Continents: Identify Seven Continents Game. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2015. <>.

"The Continents Song." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2015. <>.

"Seven Continents." Seven Continents Power Point. Washington County Schools, n.d. Web.

"The Seven Continents Song | Silly School Songs." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.         <>.

"Review Game Info:." Continents and Oceans. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2015. <>. 

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15

Research Strategy Activity: KWPSL

1) K-What do you know about Hispanic Heritage Month?

Discuss and record your answers as directed.

2) W-What do you want or need to know about Hispanic Heritage Month?

Discuss and record your answers as directed.

3) P-Why is it important to study Hispanic Heritage and other cultures outside of our own?

Discuss and record your answers as directed.

4) S-What sources did you read or view?

Read and view the resources provided below and as time allows locate additional sources.

5) L - What did you learn after reading and viewing information about Hispanic Heritage Month?

K-2 Resources

Oh Noah: Cowboys and Librarians

Click and Say  Colors in Spanish*

Click and Say  Letters in Spanish*

Click and Say Numbers in Spanish*

Noah Games:

Hispanics Past and Present

*Computer activities may require small groups of 3 to preview one then rotate.

3rd Grade (and up) Resources

Hispanics Past and Present

Fun Facts