Book Talks for Elementary Kids - Lessons by Sandy
Book Talks are a powerful way to share new books with students and encourage them to try out different genres they may not have thought about before. While I have been doing book talks with my students for years, I wanted to bump it up a notch and not only have them begin to create... Read more
Children's Read Alike Display
Looking for your next great read? Check the children's room! Be sure to look out for our new read alike display, featuring familiar favorites! Head to our website for a printable PDF! #Display #Library #LibraryDisplay #ChildrensBooks #BulletinBoard #ReadersAdvisory
Secret Library Star Rewards: Behavior Management in the Library!
Use these handy certificates to reward students who exhibit excellent behavior in the library! They can be used as part of a larger behavior management program or as a stand-alone recognition of great behavior. There are 24 different certificates in two sets ("Library Star" and "Secret Library Star"...
Get Creative With Your Students on International Dot Day! • The Trapped Librarian
This year is the 10 year anniversary of International Dot Day and the 15th anniversary of the publication of The Dot. People all around the world celebrate creative expression, inspired by Peter H. Reynolds’ picture book, The Dot. Every year, Dot Day falls on or near September 15. I’d like to share how I helped my K-2 students explore their own creativity this year for
Parts of a Book - Lessons by Sandy
Making a book to talk about the parts of a book! Whew! I always forget how quickly the first part of the school year goes, and we sure have been BUSY! September has been filled with teaching and/or reviewing with students on how to check their own books in/out on the computer, how... Read more
Elementary School Library Curriculum Map
PreK-5th-grade school library curriculum map. Includes lesson topics for August-May. Find corresponding August lessons at my store.- August Library Lessons Bundle PreK-5thSeptember/October lessons - ABCs of Library Terms Pre-K & Kinder- Library Procedures PreK-5th Bundle- PreK-2nd Library Book C...
10 Favorite Spooky Chapter Books for Middle Grade Readers
(by Kathie MacIsaac) Many kids love scary stories with ghosts and supernatural forces, but I also like a dark and emotional tale that tugs at my heartstrings.
26 Images That Prove Librarians Are the Funniest People Ever
We all know that librarians are the best. But these hilarious library displays prove once and for all that librarians are the most hilarious people around.
Free Library Lesson Plans
Looking for free elementary library lesson plans? Check out this blog post, with eleven sources to help school librarians and media specialists.
How to Use Your Cricut for the Classroom | Decoration Ideas | Too Much Love
If you’re looking at how to use your Cricut for the classroom, then this is the post for you! With some experience under my belt, it was time to do some bigger projects with the Cricut. I’d done a number of vinyl projects – party favours for my son’s birthday party, mugs and signs. Those ... Read More about How to Use Your Cricut for the Classroom | Decoration Ideas
Fun Ideas for Library Orientation - Mrs. ReaderPants
Ahh, the first day of school! Call me crazy, but I’ve always loved it! I will see my first classes in the library this Wednesday. We have a book fair coming Thursday, so we will be frantically setting up. I will see one class at a time for orientation, checkout, and book fair. It will …