If you are in 4th or 5th grade, you may vote for your favorite book on the Young Reader’s Choice and Sasquatch lists! You must have read at least TWO books from each list to vote. Voting closes on April 15th. The deadline for the Soda Float challenge of reading 6 books (at least 3 new ones) is Monday, April 30th, there is still time to … Continue reading It’s Time to Vote! 4th and 5th YRCA/Sasquatch/Towner Awards!
If you are in 4th or 5th grade, you may vote for your favorite book on the Young Reader’s Choice and Sasquatch lists! You must have read at least TWO books from each list to vote. The deadline for reading 12 books is Friday, April 21st, there is still time to read 12 from either list or a combination of the lists and be invited … Continue reading It’s Time to Vote! YRCA/Sasquatch 2017 – 4th and 5th
See the books! Get the permission form! (Due Nov. 15th) This year, Cascadia’s 4th and 5th graders have the option to participate in the Global Reading Challenge sponsored by Seattle Public Library! 4th and 5th grade students will be introduced to the Global Reading Challenge when their class comes to the library in November. The program is similar to “Battle of the Books”: teams of seven students read … Continue reading Global Reading Challenge 2016-2017
Click the name of a person to read a short blurb about them. Then pick 6 people you would like to learn more about by filling out the form at the bottom of this post. Next week, you will find out who you will study. One entry/group Artists/Musicians/Singers/Actors Count Basie Tyree Guyton * Dizzy Gillespie Horace Pippin * Josephine Baker Chuck Berry Louis Armstrong * Jacob Lawrence … Continue reading African American Biographies
Oso Landslide Timeline of the Area http://projects.seattletimes.com/2014/building-toward-disaster/ Science Features – Landslide in Washington State – USGS http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/landslide-in-washington-state/ http://gallery.usgs.gov/sets/2014_Washington_State_Landslide Before and After Picture of Area http://seattletimes.com/flatpages/local/interactivebeforeandafterthehighway530mudslide.html Elwha River Elwha River Restoration http://www.nps.gov/olym/naturescience/elwha-ecosystem-restoration.htm Seattle Times Special Report http://seattletimes.com/flatpages/specialreports/elwha/ Continue reading Land and Water Background Research
Each class visits the library once a week for 30 minutes which includes a mini-lesson and time for browsing and checking out books. Typically, students can check out up to 5 books, but the limit is extended over longer breaks. Books are checked out for two weeks, but if a student is still reading a book and needs to keep it longer, having an overdue … Continue reading Fall Review 2013
Here are the links to the information literacy pre-assessments. There are 3 different sections and pre-assessments to take. 1. Take the Develop, Use and Revise Search Strategies assessment. 2. Take the Evaluate Sources and Information assessment. 3. Take the Recognize how to Use Information Responsibly, Ethically and Legally assessment. http://goo.gl/CFiydR Continue reading 5th Grade Information Literacy
Last week in library classes, students were introduced to the library, including a discussion of some of the areas of the library pictured below. As a part of our school’s adoption of The RULER Approach we also began creating our school-wide library charter by answering the question, “How do you want to feel when you come to the library?” In the next couple weeks, we … Continue reading Welcome to Your Library!