Select 4 call numbers and record the number and subject on your paper. Search that section of the library to see if we have a good selection (consider number of titles and how old they are). Circle the one subject you think we should add more of.
My Story Center
Select one word to start the new year off right and focus on improving your life. Explain why you chose it and how you plan to make changes with it.
Use 15 bricks or less to design a robot on our LEGO wall. Be creative with your design!
This quarter is our bottom shelf challenge. Use a scooter to browse the bottom shelf for books you might not have considered before. Remember we scoot at turtle speed.
Use the provided booklets to write your story. It can be fiction or nonfiction. Be sure to include a title and author on the front cover and a 2 sentence summary on the back.
Collaborate with your team to put your dinosaur cards in order smallest to largest two times: consider weight in round one and height for round two.
Escape the Code
Use what you learned about coding to break into the escape box. This quarter there are two locks for an extra challenge. Be sure to sort the materials into groups before trying unlock the locks.
Library centers started in our library as a tool to increase engagement and it has blossomed into my staff's favorite part of the library! I couldn't be more proud... For the 3rd quarter of school we are loving this group of library centers! If you have read about my centers before you know that I design and implement 7 different centers each quarter and the center move from table to table so each group of students has the opportunity to do all 7 activities throughout the nine weeks.
Try Technology Center: Build with Chrome Challenge. Student move to the computer lab with a Build with Chrome direction sheet. They are then challenged to build and save a word, animal, building, piece of fruit or vehicle.
Informational Tex Center: Nonfiction Text Feature Labeling. Student take piece of informational text and label text features with pre-printed sticky notes. They then check their answers by opening the photo app on the tablet and comparing their labels to the picture.
Library Skills Center: Dewey Decimal Category Matching Game. : Knowing how nonfiction books are classified will help you find books you are interested in. Play the Dewey Matching Game just like you play Memory.
•Take one set of cards for you and your partner.
•Turn all the cards upside down.
•Each person takes a turn turning over 2 cards, looking for a match.
•Use the guide on the outside of the bag to help match.
Seasonal Center: I Can Change the World. Based on the poem "My Own Two Hands" students use crayons to decorate a hand any way they would like. Don’t leave any white! Hands from all students in the school will then be used to make a bulletin board in January.
In 2009 I was given the chance to move into the best job in the world- Library Media Specialist! I work with students and teachers, coaching both in technology and sharing my passion for literature.