VideoEXPIRES: 8/31/2022 Evie reads Camilla Kuhn’s Samira and the Skeletons – a very “inside out” book!
Libraries, Literature & Learning
A collection about writers, their books, and more. It's all about literature and learning! Visit your school library to learn even more!
- International Literacy Day (September 8)
- TeenTober (October)
- Picture Book Month (November)
- World Storytelling Day (March 20)
- World Poetry Day (March 21)
- School Library Month (April)
- National Library Week (April)
- National Poetry Month (April)
- Children's Day/Book Day - El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día) April 30
- National Children's Book Week (May)
- Book Lovers Day (August 9)
* Find a list of events on the ALA (American Library Association) website.
DocumentRead aloud the book Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase (book can be found on YouTube) Have students work in groups to determine types of figurative language found in the book and how they shape...
The students will be able to create a how-to book on something they know how to do well. They will be able to choose a topic from a list of ideas they generated themselves.
Students will learn the colors and animals by reading Brown Bear Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr.
Students will brainstorm, write, and publish their own children's book depicting a theme of their choice. Students will use ladybugs as the main characters or other important pieces of the story.
VideoJanice Baines (Whitaker Elementary School) and Saudah Collins (Jackson Creek Elementary School) talk about their trip to Ghana, and lead a lesson about describing things using adjectives!
VideoKimberly Simms Gibbs (Director of Art Education and a teaching artist/certified SC teacher for the Metropolitan Arts Council) leads viewers through a lesson on what life was like for those living in...
VideoWritten by: John Steptoe Read by: Yolanda Anderson, Commissioner with Richland One School District Inspired by a traditional African folktale, this is the story of Mufaro, who is proud of his two...
VideoWritten By: Carol Crane Illustrated By: Gary Palmer Read By: Coby Hennecy, ETV Endowment Called the "great blue mountains of god" by the Cherokee, the Blue Ridge Mountains are only one of the wonders...
VideoWritten and Read by: Jo Watson Hackl Cover design and interior illustrations by: Gilbert Ford How far would you go to find something that might not even exist? All her life, Cricket’s mama has told...