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It’s Time to Vote! 4th and 5th YRCA/Sasquatch/Towner Awards!

If you are in 4th or 5th grade, you may vote for your favorite book on the Young Reader’s Choice and Sasquatch lists!  You must have read at least TWO books from each list to vote. Voting closes on April 15th. The deadline for the Soda Float challenge of reading 6 books (at least 3 new ones) is Monday, April 30th, there is still time to … Continue reading It’s Time to Vote! 4th and 5th YRCA/Sasquatch/Towner Awards!

It’s Time to Vote! YRCA/Sasquatch 2017 – 4th and 5th

  If you are in 4th or 5th grade, you may vote for your favorite book on the Young Reader’s Choice and Sasquatch lists!  You must have read at least TWO books from each list to vote. The deadline for reading 12 books is Friday, April 21st, there is still time to read 12 from either list or a combination of the lists and be invited … Continue reading It’s Time to Vote! YRCA/Sasquatch 2017 – 4th and 5th

Global Reading Challenge 2016-2017

See the books! Get the permission form! (Due Nov. 15th) This year, Cascadia’s 4th and 5th graders have the option to participate in the Global Reading Challenge sponsored by Seattle Public Library! 4th and 5th grade students will be introduced to the Global Reading Challenge when their class comes to the library in November. The program is similar to “Battle of the Books”: teams of seven students read … Continue reading Global Reading Challenge 2016-2017

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