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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

African American Biographies

Click the name of a person to read a short blurb about them. Then pick 6 people you would like to learn more about by filling out the form at the bottom of this post. Next week, you will find out who you will study. One entry/group Artists/Musicians/Singers/Actors Count Basie Tyree Guyton * Dizzy Gillespie Horace Pippin * Josephine Baker Chuck Berry Louis Armstrong * Jacob Lawrence … Continue reading African American Biographies

Land and Water Background Research

Oso Landslide Timeline of the Area http://projects.seattletimes.com/2014/building-toward-disaster/ Science Features – Landslide in Washington State – USGS http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/landslide-in-washington-state/ http://gallery.usgs.gov/sets/2014_Washington_State_Landslide Before and After Picture of Area http://seattletimes.com/flatpages/local/interactivebeforeandafterthehighway530mudslide.html   Elwha River Elwha River Restoration http://www.nps.gov/olym/naturescience/elwha-ecosystem-restoration.htm Seattle Times Special Report http://seattletimes.com/flatpages/specialreports/elwha/ Continue reading Land and Water Background Research