New Animal Books- Thank You PTA!

Many, many thanks to the SNAPP PTA who approved an opportunity grant to buy new books for the library.  One of the areas that needed updating and more diverse titles is our informational animal books. Not only will these support 2nd graders with their expert reports but also readers who love learning about amazing creatures. Check out a most of the covers of our new … Continue reading New Animal Books- Thank You PTA!

Happy Poem in Your Pocket Day!

April 21st, 2016 is National Poem in Your Pocket Day! Today, students at Cascadia carried poems with them throughout the day and shared those poems with as many people as possible. The past few weeks in library, students have been writing a poem on a scroll, either one they created or one from a book.  The poetry “scrolls” were then distributed in classrooms today.  If a student … Continue reading Happy Poem in Your Pocket Day!

And the Winner Is… March Book Madness 2016

4/6/16 Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper is the Middle Grade Winner! Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick Illustrated by Sophie Blackall is the Picture Book Winner! See the results by clicking the link below. http://marchbookmadness.weebly.com/mg-novel-bracket.html 3/30/2016 Two books are left! Which one do you think should win it all? Voting ends Tuesday, March 29 at 7:00 pm EST  Vote for the final winner! Will it be … Continue reading And the Winner Is… March Book Madness 2016

4th Grade Civics Persuasion Project

Animal Trade Think Twice Before You Buy (.pdf) – IFAW CITES Calls for Urgent Action Illegal Ivory and Rhino Horn Trade (World Wildlife Fund) Illegal Wildlife Trade (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)   Homelessness After 10-Year Plan, Why Does Seattle Have More Homeless Than Ever? (KUOW/NPR) Five Ways to End Homelessness in Seattle (Crosscut) Australian Youngsters Start Mobile Laundry Service For The Homeless (DOGOnews)   Climate Change … Continue reading 4th Grade Civics Persuasion Project

4th Grade – Washington State Regions

Use the websites on this page to help research your region. General Information Official Washington State Tourism site http://www.experiencewa.com World Book Online (SPS Online Resource – need login at home – ask teacher or librarian) http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar592860&st=washington+state#tab=homepage Culture Grams- Washington State  -(SPS Online Resource – need login at home – ask teacher or librarian) http://online.culturegrams.com/states/state.php?sid=47&sn=Washington  Washington State Symbols http://leg.wa.gov/symbols/pages/default.aspx WA state General Information http://www.infoplease.com/us-states/washington.html Historical Events History Link – Encyclopedia of … Continue reading 4th Grade – Washington State Regions