Literacy Promotions

Library Spotlight: Upland Terrace Elementary Students Announce 2019 Beehive Book Award Winners

Students from Upland Terrace Elementary announced the winners in the children’s categories of the Beehive Book Awards in this video which was published yesterday! 2019 Beehive Book Award Winners Get excited! Here they are! Posted by CLAU: Children's Literature Association of Utah on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Thanks to the enthusiastic literacy promotion and organizing …

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Granite Battle of the Books 2019-2020 Reading Lists

After sharing hints and clues all week, we are excited to publish the full Granite Battle of the Books 2019-2020 Reading Lists! 2019-2020 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List 2019-2020 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List (High Quality PDF for Printing) Read or Listen to these books in Sora, …

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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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Battle of the Books 2018-2019 Book Lists and Informational Meeting

We are excited to officially publish the Battle of the Books 2018-2019 Book Lists! 2018-2019 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List 2018-2019 Granite Battle of the Books 3rd-4th Grade Book List (High Quality PDF for Printing) Read or listen to these books in Granite’s OverDrive Digital Library 2018-2019 Granite Battle of the …

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OverDrive Presentation for AASL 2017: Getting the Word Out about Your eBooks & Audiobooks

Cindy Moyle, our district’s library media specialist for secondary schools, recently shared a presentation at the American Association of School Librarians 2017 Conference about OverDrive Digital Library entitled “Getting the Word Out about Your eBooks & Audiobooks.” The presentation features ideas and resources from Cindy Moyle, as well as other school librarians in Granite School District, …

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OverDrive: ‘Big Library Read’ + What’s New | October 2017

Secondary Big Library Read October 12-26, 2017 This fall OverDrive is once again sponsoring the “Big Library Read,” a promotion in which we receive unlimited access to a special title for simultaneous, district-wide reading. From October 12-26, 2017, all secondary students and staff members can check out and read The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett …

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Granite Battle of the Books 2017-2018 Book Lists

What Is Battle of the Books? Throughout the school year, 3rd-6th grade students in Granite School District are encouraged to read as many books as they can from these lists. Students who read at least five of the books by January will be able to create teams and compete in school level competitions. Once schools …

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Summer Reading 2015

Teachers and parents: are you looking for great resources for summer reading for your students? In this post we round up programs from Granite School District, our friends at the Salt Lake City Public Library and Salt Lake County Library systems, and a few more resources from the web in general.

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