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December 2019

Locate a book using the online catalog.  Students will be learning how to use Destiny (our catalog system on the computer) to locate books. 

 

November/December 2019

Pokemon Go comes to the media center as students work on text evidence in different genres (fantasy, folk and fairy tales, humor, realistic fiction, science fiction, informational animals, biography, historical fiction). This activity will be three lessons.  Gotta Learn and Catch Them All!! (LA.2.ELA2W2.L/LA.2.ELA2R4.m)

 

September 2019

Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, glossary, index) as information sources (LA2.ELA.2R4.n - Uses titles, table of contents and chapter headings to locate information quickly and accurately and to preview text).

 

August 2019

"There's No Place Like the Media Center"  Students will follow the "yellow brick road" and be introduced to the media center.  They will also be checking their first book.

 

February/March 2019

Students will practice inferencing with "The Great Garbage Mystery" where they will be trying to figure out who my new neighbors are by inferring about their garbage. (LA.2.ELA2R4.l)

 

 

Students will continue to practice inferencing to crack the code and break out of the room.  This activity will be three lessons. (LA.2.ELA2R4.d)

 

November/December 2018

Pokemon Go comes to the media center as students work on text evidence in different genres (fantasy, folk and fairy tales, humor, realistic fiction, science fiction, informational animals, biography, historical fiction). This activity will be three lessons.  Gotta Learn and Catch Them All!! (LA.2.ELA2W2.L/LA.2.ELA2R4.m)

 

August/September 2018

Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, glossary, index) as information sources (LA2.ELA.2R4.n - Uses titles, table of contents and chapter headings to locate information quickly and accurately and to preview text).

 

 

 

 

August 2018

Welcome to Alice's Media Wonderland.  Students will be lead through our media wonderland as they come for orientation and check out their first books. 

 

March 2018 

Students will practice inferencing with "The Great Garbage Mystery" where they will be trying to figure out who my new neighbors are by inferring about their garbage that I have stolen. (LA.2.ELA2R4.l)

 

Students will continue to practice inferencing to crack the code and break out of the room.  This activity will be three lessons. (LA.2.ELA2R4.d)

 

 

November/December 2017

Pokemon Go comes to the media center as students work on text evidence in different genres (fantasy, folk and fairy tales, humor, realistic fiction, science fiction, informational animals, biography, historical fiction). Gotta Learn and Catch Them All!! (LA.2.ELA2W2.L/LA.2.ELA2R4.m)

 

October 2017

Students will become Reading Detectives as they solve the case of the missing animals using a Table of Contents. (LA2.ELA.2R4.n - Uses titles, table of contents and chapter headings to locate information quickly and accurately and to preview text).

 

 

 

 

September 2017

Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, glossary, index) as information sources (LA2.ELA.2R4.n - Uses titles, table of contents and chapter headings to locate information quickly and accurately and to preview text).

 

August 2017

"Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It's Off to the Media Center We Go!" Students will be introduced to the Media Center with a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs theme. Students will also begin checking out books.

 

 

 

January/February 2017

An introduction to the MackinVIA databases will be the focus which will include scavenger hunts to use some of these resources. (LA.2.ELACC2Rl5 – Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings).

 

 

 

November/December 2016

Pokemon Go comes to the media center as students work on text evidence in different genres (fantasy, folk and fairy tales, humor, realistic fiction, science fiction, informational animals, biography, historical fiction). Gotta Learn and Catch Them All!! (LA.2.ELA2W2.L/LA.2.ELA2R4.m)

 

September/October 2016

Students will become Reading Detectives as they solve the case of the missing animals using a Table of Contents. (LA2.ELA.2R4.n - Uses titles, table of contents and chapter headings to locate information quickly and accurately and to preview text).

 

 

 

 

August/September 2016

Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, glossary, index) as information sources (LA2.ELA.2R4.n - Uses titles, table of contents and chapter headings to locate information quickly and accurately and to preview text).

 

August 2016

"There's No Place Like the Media Center"  Students will follow the "yellow brick road" and be introduced to the media center.  They will also be checking their first book.

 

April/May 2016

Take Me Out to the Ball Game! Spring Fever has struck and our last rotation of lessons will celebrate National Baseball Day.  Students will visit Finnegan's Field and Maddin Stadium to enjoy a baseball story, activity and small snack.

 

 

 

January/February 2016

An introduction to the MackinVIA databases will be the focus which will include a scavenger hunt to use some of these resources. (LA.2.ELACC2Rl5 – Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings).

 

 

December 2015

Students will continue to learn about Destiny/Destiny Quest which will include setting up accounts and accessing Destiny at home.  (LA.2.ELACC2W7 - Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g. read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations). 

 

October/November 2015

Locate a book using the online catalog.  Students will be learning how to use Destiny (our catalog system on the computer) to locate books.  (LA2ELACC2W7)

 

September 2015

Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, glossary, index) as information sources (LA2.ELA.2R4.n - Uses titles, table of contents and chapter headings to locate information quickly and accurately and to preview text).

 

August 2015

Welcome to Alice's Media Wonderland.  Students will be lead through our media wonderland as they come for orientation and check out their first books. 

 

April 2015

 

Round Em Up and Come on Down to our Reading Roundup Western Theme - This will be our last rotation for the school year so students will have a fun lesson as they visit the Yippee-Yi-Yo-Ky-Yeah Ranch.  Students will enjoy a story, a western activity and small snack as we celebrate all the reading we have done this school year.

 

February 2015

We will look more at Destiny and Destiny Quest and the students will be learning how to set up an account and access these resources from home. (LA.2.ELA2W2l).

 

October 2014

Locate a book using the online catalog. (LA2ELACC2W7)

 

September 2014

Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, glossary, index) as information sources (LA2.ELA.2R4.n - Uses titles, table of contents and chapter headings to locate information quickly and accurately and to preview text).

 

August 2014

"Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It's Off to the Media Center We Go!" Students will be introduced to the Media Center with a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs theme. Students will also begin checking out books.

 

April/May 2014

Our last rotation of the year will be a Camping Day.  Students will enjoy a story, a camping activity and small snack.  Up and at-em campers!!!

 

March/April 2014

Use dictionaries and guide words to locate information.  We will discuss the different parts of a dictionary. (LA.2.ELACC2L4.e)

 

January/February 2014

An introduction to the MackinVia databases will be the focus which will include a scavenger hunt to use some of these resources. (LA.2.ELACC2Rl5 – Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings).

 

 

December 2013

Students will continue to learn about Destiny/Destiny Quest which will include setting up accounts and accessing Destiny at home.  (LA.2.ELACC2W7 - Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g. read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations). 

 

October/November 2013

Locate a book using the online catalog.  Students will be learning how to use Destiny (our catalog system on the computer) to locate books.  (LA.2.ELACC2W7 - Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g. read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations). 

 

September/October 2013

Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, glossary, index) as information sources (LA2.ELA.2R4.n - Uses titles, table of contents and chapter headings to locate information quickly and accurately and to preview text).

August/September 2013

 

"There's No Place Like the Media Center"  Students will follow the "yellow brick road" and be introduced to the media center.  They will also be checking their first book.

 

 

 

 

April 2013

Take Me Out to the Ball Game - Spring Fever has struck and our last rotation of lessons will celebrate National Baseball Day.  Students will visit Finnegan's Field and Saylors Stadium to enjoy a baseball story, activity and small snack.

 

 

 

March 2013

The Mad Scientist will make an appearance as students hear the story "The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School" with a surprise experiment for all.  This will be a kick off activity to the upcoming Book Fair "Story Laboratory" incorporating science standards.

 

February 2013

Use primary encyclopedias to answer information questions.

January 2013

Use dictionaries and guide words to locate information.

 

October/November 2012

Locate a book using the online catalog.  Students will learn how to use Destiny (our catalog system on the computer) to locate books.

 

September/October 2012

Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, glossary) as information sources. 

 

August/September 2012

Welcome to Alice's Media Wonderland.  Students will be lead through our media wonderland as they come for orientation and check out their first books. 

 

April/May 2012

Round Em Up and Come on Down to our Reading Roundup Western Theme - This will be our last rotation for the school year so students will have a fun lesson as they visit the Yippee-Yi-Yo-Ky-Yeah Ranch.  Students will enjoy a story, a western activity ans small snack as we celebrate all the reading we have done this school year.

 

March/April 2012
Use various sources (encyclopedias, atlases, thesauri, newspapers, dictionary, books, online resources) to answer information questions.  Students will take an imaginary trip to the outback as they prepare for Reference Survivor.  Yes that's right, this lesson will revolve around the T. V. show "Survivor" with the soundtrack and all.  As you know "Anything can happen on Survivor!"

February/March 2012
Use primary encyclopedias to answer information questions.

January 2012
Use dictionaries and guide words to locate information.

November/December 2011
Locate a book using the online catalog.  I will be teaching the students how to use Destiny (our online catalog system) to locate books.

October/November 2011
Use dictionaries to locate information.

September/October 2011
Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, index, glossary) as information sources.

August/September 2011
"Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It's Off to the Media Center We Go!"  Students will be introduced to the Media Center with a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs theme.  Students will begin checking out books.

April/May 2011
Our last rotation of the year will be a Camping Day.  Students will enjoy a story, a camping activity and small snack.  Up and at-em campers!!!

March/April 2011
Use various sources (encyclopedias, atlases, thesauri, newspapers, dictionary, books, online resources) to answer information questions.  Students will take an imaginary trip to the outback as they prepare for Reference Survivor.  Yes, that's right, this lesson will revolve around the T.V. show "Survivor" with the soundtrack and all.

February/March 2011
Use primary encyclopedias to answer information questions.

January 2011
Use dictionaries and guide words to locate information. 

November/December 2010
Locate a book using the online catalog.  Students will be introduced to Destiny (our catalog system on the computer) to locate books.

October/November 2010
Use dictionaries to locate information.

September 2010

Use parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, copyright, dedication, table of contents, glossary) as information sources.