It’s that time of year again, to return books back to your library! We’ve discussed the end of the year and returning books during library sessions, so students should not be surprised. On June 3rd, an automated email with all of the books currently checked out on each student’s account will arrive so that you know what to look for and … Continue reading Library Books Due Friday, June 10th!
This year 6 students from Cascadia won the UW Bookstore bookmark contest! There were over 1,500 entries and 12 winners total. Congratulations to these amazing artists! 1st – Nhung 2nd- Porter G. and Nadia T. 4th – Ryan M. 5th – Tulip H. and Isabella K. Continue reading UW Bookstore Bookmark Contest Winners!
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!
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!
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
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
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