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Library Lessons: Jan 11-15, 2016

Week 18!

The K’s continued the author/illustrator study of Ezra Jack Keats. We read Hi, Cat! this week, using illustrations and events from the story to infer Peter’s age (a CER question!).   413 more words

School Library Lessons

Library Lessons: January 2016

Week 17 of the school year, week 1 of 2016!

It MUST be January, since the kindergartners began the Ezra Jack Keats author/illustrator study.  Stories by EJK make me so very happy. 650 more words

Picture Books

Top 10 Tuesday - Ten Favorite Snowy Titles

Here in Vancouver, the winter season brings mostly rain.  So when the snow does fall, as it did this morning, there is great excitement at school.   350 more words

Kate Messner

Need $500? Public school and library mini-grants available!

Do you have an idea for an imaginative and exciting program? In honor of Ezra Jack Keats’ 100th birthday, the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is offering $500 Mini-Grants. 116 more words


Caldecott Medal Winners: Number 40

Title: The Snowy Day
Author: Ezra Jack Keats
Award: 1963 Caldecott Medal
Rating: 4 out of 5

Summary: A young boy has a snowy adventure on a when school was closed for the weather. 75 more words

Reading Level Book List...Pre-K

When selecting a book for Pre-K children, 4 and 5 years old, it is very important to consider the type of book you select. The book should include plenty of new vocabulary words to help them build their personal word bank. 432 more words

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