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Presentation: Interactive Read Alouds, plus 100 Easy No-or-Low-Prep Ideas for Interactive Read Alouds

Marci Bishop, our District Elementary Library Specialist in Granite School District, recently shared this presentation on interactive read alouds at the UELMA 2021 conference for school librarians in Utah. Check out the slides, filled with resources and links, and watch a recording of the presentation below. Presentation: Interactive Read Alouds From the presentation description: Kate …

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Highlights from the 2019 Granite Battle of the Books District Competition

32 teams of 5th and 6th grade students from across Granite School District came together at Jim Bridger Elementary last Thursday, March 14, for the 2019 Battle of the Books District Competition. Each team of 3-4 students engaged in three rounds of “Family Feud”-style competition in classrooms throughout the building, answering trivia questions taken from …

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2018-2019 Elementary Library Yearly Theme Lesson Plan #2

Lesson #2 – Introduction to Four Principles and 2018 GSD Design Challenge Summary This lesson will introduce students to the four principles of ubuntu and the 2018 GSD Design Challenge Main Core Tie Elementary Library Media, Strand 1- Reading for intellectual, personal, and emotional growth. Time Frame 15-30 minutes Background Lesson #1 – Introduction to …

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2018-2019 Elementary Library Yearly Theme Lesson Plan #1

Lesson #1 – Introduction to Theme Summary This lesson will introduce students to the library theme for the 2018-2019 school year. Main Core Tie Elementary Library Media, Strand 1- Reading for intellectual, personal, and emotional growth. Time Frame 15-30 minutes Background 2018-2019 Elementary Library Yearly Theme: Ubuntu Intended Learning Outcomes Kindergarten-Grade 2: Students will understand …

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ALA Youth Media Awards Logo

Upcoming Event: ALA Youth Media Awards Live Stream

On Monday, February, 12, 2018 at 8 a.m. MT, the winners of the Youth Media Awards, including the Caldecott, Newbery, Printz, and Corretta Scott King awards, will be announced at the ALA Midwinter Conference. You can watch for the winners via a live web stream (http://ala.unikron.com/2018/index_home.php) or by following the #alayma hashtag on Twitter. If you’d …

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