Thursday, March 21, 2019

Library Cycle 13 March 25 to April 5, 2019


Mr. Demsko
LIBRARY LESSONS
Cycle 13
 March 25 – April 5, 2019 
                                   

Grade 6- Continue Career Exploration unit.
Standard-13.1.3.G
Explain why education and training plans are important to careers.
Standard - 13.1.8.A
Relate careers to individual interests, abilities, and aptitudes.


Grade 5- Continue collaborative writing project.
Student will continue to work on writing a story inspired by the illustrations in the Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
Library Information Concepts: Using images to inspire writing.
Competencies: Working together to develop a story. Using images to inspire thinking.
Common Core Standard:  CC: W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


Grade 4 – Continue Tall Tales unit. We will look at various Tall Tales as how they represented various occupations who helped build this country.
This week is Pecos Bill.
Objective:  Understand the elements of a Tall Tale.
 Library Information Concepts: Identifying Literary Elements.
Competencies: Students respond to works of literature – with emphasis on comprehension and making connections among ideas.

Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.4.K  Read and comprehend literary fiction on grade level.

Grade 3 - Fairy Tales around the World Unit.
We will look at various well known fairy tales as well as similar stories told around the world and compare and contrast these stories.
This week: Yeh-Shen a Cinderella Story from China.
Objective:  Understand the elements of a Fairy Tale.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying Literary Elements.
Competencies: Students respond to works of literature – with emphasis on comprehension and making connections among ideas.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.3.F, CC.1.3.3.G



Grade 2 - Native American Literature. We will continue our look at Native American literature.
Whale in the Sky.
Library information concepts: Identifying Literary Elements.
Competencies: Identify characters and setting in story.
Explain plot in story.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.G

Grade 1 We will begin our look at author / illustrator Judy Schachner.
The week we will read: Skippyjon Jones, Lost in Spice.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D



Kindergarten - We will begin our look at Dr. Seuss.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D

Monday, March 11, 2019

Library - Cycle 12


Mr. Demsko
LIBRARY LESSONS
Cycle 12
 March 11-22, 2019 
                                    

Grade 6- Continue Career Exploration unit.
Standard-13.1.3.G
Explain why education and training plans are important to careers.
Standard - 13.1.8.A
Relate careers to individual interests, abilities, and aptitudes.


Grade 5- Continue collaborative writing project.
Student will continue to work on writing a story inspired by the illustrations in the Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
Library Information Concepts: Using images to inspire writing.
Competencies: Working together to develop a story. Using images to inspire thinking.
Common Core Standard:  CC: W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


Grade 4 – Begin Tall Tales unit. We will begin our look at various Tall Tales as how they represented various occupations who helped build this country.
This week is John Henry.
Objective:  Understand the elements of a Tall Tale.
 Library Information Concepts: Identifying Literary Elements.
Competencies: Students respond to works of literature – with emphasis on comprehension and making connections among ideas.

Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.4.K  Read and comprehend literary fiction on grade level.

Grade 3 - Fairy Tales around the World Unit.
We will look at various well known fairy tales as well as similar stories told around the world and compare and contrast these stories.
Objective:  Understand the elements of a Fairy Tale.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying Literary Elements.
Competencies: Students respond to works of literature – with emphasis on comprehension and making connections among ideas.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.3.F, CC.1.3.3.G



Grade 2 - Native American Literature. We will continue our look at Native American literature.
Arrow to the Sun.
Library information concepts: Identifying Literary Elements.
Competencies: Identify characters and setting in story.
Explain plot in story.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.G

Grade 1 We will begin our look at author / illustrator Judy Schachner.
The week we will read: Skippyjon Jones.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D



Kindergarten - We will continue our look at the Curious George series of books.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Library Cycle 11


Mr. Demsko
LIBRARY LESSONS
Cycle 11
February 20 to March 5, 2019 
                                    

Grade 6- Continue Career Exploration unit.
Standard-13.1.3.G
Explain why education and training plans are important to careers.
Standard - 13.1.8.A
Relate careers to individual interests, abilities, and aptitudes.


Grade 5- Continue collaborative writing project.
Student will continue to work on writing a story inspired by the illustrations in the Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
Library Information Concepts: Using images to inspire writing.
Competencies: Working together to develop a story. Using images to inspire thinking.
Common Core Standard:  CC: W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


Grade 4 – Unit on dictionaries and their use.
We will do a worksheet for hands on experience.
Library information concepts: Selecting informational texts & literary non-fiction.
Competencies: Independently use various print and digital reference sources.
CC.1.2.L

Grade 3 Reference Section Overview- A look at the different resources available in the Reference Section.
Library information concepts: Selecting informational texts & literary non-fiction.
Competencies: Independently use various print and digital reference sources.


Grade 2 - Native American Literature. We will continue our look at Native American literature.
Raven stories.
Library information concepts: Identifying Literary Elements.
Competencies: Identify characters and setting in story.
Explain plot in story.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.G

Grade 1 We will continue our look at author / illustrator Jan Brett.
The week we will read and discuss The Hat.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D



Kindergarten - Grade 1 We will look at the Curious George series of books and creators Margaret and H. A. Rey.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D


Friday, February 8, 2019

Library - Cycle 10


Mr. Demsko                LIBRARY LESSONS                  Cycle 10    
                                    1-28-2019 to 2-14-2019

Grade 6- Begin unit on Career Exploration.
6th grade students will be introduced to various career options as well as do research into careers that interest them.
Resources used: PowerPoint presentation and career web sites.

Standard-13.1.3.G
Explain why education and training plans are important to careers.
Standard - 13.1.8.A
Relate careers to individual interests, abilities, and aptitudes.



Grade 5- Continue collaborative writing project.
Student will continue to work on writing a story inspired by the illustrations in the Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
Library Information Concepts: Using images to inspire writing.
Competencies: Working together to develop a story. Using images to inspire thinking.
Common Core Standard:  CC: W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


Grade 4 – Continue our dictionary unit. Work on work sheet #2.
Unit on dictionaries and their use.
We will go over dictionary use and do a worksheet for hands on experience.
Library information concepts: Selecting informational texts & literary non-fiction.
Competencies: Independently use various print and digital reference sources.


Grade 3 – Lesson on periodicals and their use for current events, research or enjoyment.


Grade 2 – Begin or look at Native American Literature. Read: Coyote by Gerald McDerrmott.
Library information concepts: Identifying Literary Elements.
Competencies: Identify characters and setting in story.
Explain plot in story.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.G


Grade 1  Olivia and the Missing Toy. We will read the story and take AR on story.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D


Kindergarten – Olivia and the Missing Toy. We will read the story and take AR on story.


Skills: Development of Reading Comprehension, Phonemic Awareness, Vocabulary
Objective: Understand the relationship of illustration to text in a picture book.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D


Friday, January 11, 2019

Library Cycle 9 - January 9-22, 2019


Mr. Demsko LIBRARY LESSONS
January 9-22, 2019
Cycle 9
                                    

Grade 6- World Almanac Lesson (part 2)
Library information concepts: Selecting informational texts & literary non-fiction.
Competencies: Independently use various print and digital reference sources.
CC.1.2.L

Grade 5- Continue collaborative writing project.
Student will continue to work on writing a story inspired by the illustrations in the Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
Library Information Concepts: Using images to inspire writing.
Competencies: Working together to develop a story. Using images to inspire thinking.
Common Core Standard:  CC: W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


Grade 4 – Unit on dictionaries and their use. Part 2
We will go over dictionary use and do a worksheet for hands on experience.
Library information concepts: Selecting informational texts & literary non-fiction.
Competencies: Independently use various print and digital reference sources.
CC.1.2.L

Grade 3  Read: Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg.
Discuss author and the Caldecott Medal and Honor books.


Grade 2 - Native American Literature. We will begin our look at Native American literature.
Library information concepts: Identifying Literary Elements.
Competencies: Identify characters and setting in story.
Explain plot in story.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.G

Grade 1  We will begin our look at author / illustrator Jan Brett.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D



Kindergarten - Grade 1  We will read Olivia and the Missing Toy and try to take the AR quiz on the book.
Library Information Concepts: Identifying author and illustrator roles.
Competencies: Define roles of author and illustrator.
Common Core Standard: CC.1.3.D


Classes that earned a library behavior reward party will have their parties during library class.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Library Cycle 8


Cycle 8 Lessons
December 14, 2018 to January 8, 2019

Grade 6 Grade 6- Unit on almanacs, and their use.
Library information concepts: Selecting informational texts & literary non-fiction.
Competencies: Independently use various print and digital reference sources.
CC.1.2.L

Grade 5 – Mystery Writing Project. Collaborative writing inspired by images from the Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
Objective: Students will begin the writing process.
Library Information Concepts: Using images to inspire writing.
Competencies: Working together to develop a story. Using images to inspire thinking.
Common Core Standard:  CC: W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.



Grade 4 – Read: The Polar Express, the Magic Journey.
Compare and discuss how this movie based story differs from the original story.
Library Concept: Identifying Main Idea.
Competencies: Restate part of text read aloud or presented orally or in other media formats.  Use own words when restating.
Common core standard: CC1.5.B
Grade 3 – Read: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Robert L. May. Discuss story.
Competencies: Identify main ideas and supporting details of text read aloud or presented orally or in other media formats.
Common core standard: CC1.5.B

Grade 2 – Biography lesson. Read: Snowflake Bentley. Discuss story.
Competencies: Describe key ideas from text read aloud or presented orally or in another format.
Common core standard: CC1.5.B

Grade 1 – Read: Christmas Magic. Discuss story.
Competencies: Confirm understanding of text read aloud or presented orally by asking and answering questions about key details. Do AR monitoring of book.
Common core standard: CC1.5.B

Kindergarten – Ian Falconer: The Olivia Series.
Read: Olivia and Olivia Helps with Christmas.
Competencies: Identify characters in familiar stories.
Common core standard: CC1.3.H
Competencies: Ask and answer questions about key details in text read aloud or presented orally.
 Common core standard: CC1.5.B





Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Cycle 7 November 30 - December 13, 2018


Cycle 7 Lessons
November 30-December 13, 2018

Grade 6 The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey.
We will read and discuss the story.
Library Concept: Determining author’s point of view.
Competencies: Determine author’s point of view or purpose in text.
Common core standard: CC1.2.D

Grade 5 – Mystery Writing Project. Collaborative writing inspired by images from the Mysteries of Harris Burdick.
Objective: Students will be read a story from the Chronicles of Burdick. We will introduce the book and select picture for each group.
Library Information Concepts: Using images to inspire writing.
Competencies: Working together to develop a story. Using images to inspire thinking.
Common Core Standard:  CC: W.5.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


Grade 4 – Read: The Day before Christmas. The story of how Clement Clark Moore was inspired to write his classic poem.
Library Concept: Identifying Main Idea.
Competencies: Restate part of text read aloud or presented orally or in other media formats.  Use own words when restating.
Common core standard: CC1.5.B
Grade 3 – Read: Brown Paper Teddy Bear. Discuss story.
Competencies: Identify main ideas and supporting details of text read aloud or presented orally or in other media formats.
Common core standard: CC1.5.B

Grade 2 – Read: Cranberry Christmas. Discuss story.
Competencies: Describe key ideas from text read aloud or presented orally or in another format.
Common core standard: CC1.5.B

Grade 1 – Read: Mouse before Christmas and An Elf for Christmas. Discuss stories and author/illustrator Michael Garland.
Competencies: Confirm understanding of text read aloud or presented orally by asking and answering questions about key details.
Common core standard: CC1.5.B

Kindergarten – Read: Max and Ruby’s Christmas. and Max and Ruby’s Christmas Tree. Discuss stories.
Competencies: With support, identify why author uses certain details to support points in text.
Common core standard: CC1.2.H
Competencies: Ask and answer questions about key details in text read aloud or presented orally.
 Common core standard: CC1.5.B