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...
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.
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: 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 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 and Illustrated by: Lane Smith Read by: Tamara Cox Grandpa Green wasn't always a gardener. He was a farmboy and a kid with chickenpox and a soldier and, most of all, an artist. In this...
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...
VideoThe Day You Begin By Jacqueline Woodson Illustrated By Rafael López Read by Bre Wilson There will be times when you walk into a room and no one there is quite like you. There are many reasons to feel...