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Fun Summer ’23 Reading Recommendations – JK to Gr 1

Summer is almost here and it is important to encourage kids to continue to read all summer long.  This helps to prevent the “summer slide” which is when students lose about 20% of their reading gains over the summer months through lack of use.  These fun books will have your kids excited to read and … Continue reading Fun Summer ’23 Reading Recommendations – JK to Gr 1

JDAIM Storytime – Inclusion

We read; Fast Friends by Heather M. O’Connor and illustrated by Claudia Davila and Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts Our Activity: Inclusion Posters As a class, brainstorm ways that you can make everyone feel included.  A few examples are; ask someone who is alone at recess to play ask … Continue reading JDAIM Storytime – Inclusion

Self-Esteem Storytime

Today we read; Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell, illustrated by David Catrow and I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont, illustrated by David Catrow NOTE: These books have the same illustrator and that wasn’t even on purpose! Extension Activity: Draw or write about one thing about you that you think makes you special.  … Continue reading Self-Esteem Storytime

A Welcome Back Story – Library Lion

Welcome back to school everyone! Today we read Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. Class Discussion Question – Taking Care of Books and Taking Care of Each Other The library lion was such a great helper in the library and really cared about taking care of the books and the people in … Continue reading A Welcome Back Story – Library Lion