Thursday, May 25, 2017

Summer Reading & More 2017

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge 
The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge allows you to log minutes after you read a book, earn rewards and enter for a chance to win really COOL prizes!
(Kids can sign up, their teacher or parent can sign for students to participate)

Math with Khan Academy                                                                    

STEM & More  (Don’t Forget about the great resources on the FHSA Symbaloo)

New 5.31.17
Newsela Summer Reading Clubs (example clubs: Sports, Technology, Animals, etc.)

Newsela Quick Start Guide for Students

Newsela Teachers can sign their students up as well

Follow this site and/or check back for updates throughout the summer!!!!

Friday, May 19, 2017

Lost Book Campaign (No Cash Payments for Lost Books but Donations)

If you lost a book, use this campaign to pay your $10 fine or donate a pre-approved book title.  If you want to help replace lost books, make a donation of $10 or more with Permabound Book Boosters.   If you missed our 1000 Title Book Drive, here is a second chance.  Fee and donations benefit the purchase of books for the media center.

LRSD Online Payments (Parents)

Permabound Book Boosters (any contributor)

Purchase a replacement or Wish List Book 
We will accept the donation of new and gently used books of the same title of any lost and or those titles pre-approved through Mrs. Williams (or see Wish List, Coming Soon).

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Lemonade/STEMonade Activities May 8 and 9 Week

1.  Complete the word search activity as a class (K & 1) and individually (2nd-5th) with review as needed.

2. Read and discuss any of the following books from (use teacher login provided on Wilsub)

Wants and Needs on Myon (K & 1: Economics)

Milton Hershey (K, 1, and 2: Entrepreneur)

Earning Money (K, 1, and 2: Money)

Lemons and Lemonade (1 - 3: Business)

Let's Trade (1-3: Bartering)

Mark Zuckerburg (4-6: Business)

Steve Jobs (4-6 Business)

Note: Discussion questions we generally use are the 5W's: Who, What, When, Where, and Why.  Also, for stories, we discuss the characters, plot (major events), and setting.