Category Archives: Reading

Newbery Book Challenge, 2017

Students in grades 4 and 5 participated in a Newbery Book Challenge. They were encouraged to read as many books as they could and then competed in a challenge to see who could answer the most questions. This was a … Continue reading

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We Give Books

This fall, show your support for early childhood literacy by reading, giving, and sharing on WeGiveBooks.org. When you read a free children’s book online, you’ll help us send books to great organizations that are committed to ensuring that all children … Continue reading

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Scholastic Book Wizard Widget

Login to your blog Click on Appearance Click on Widget Drag the HTML Javascript Adder Widget to your sidebar Title it: Scholastic Book Wizard Copy the code Paste code into the HTML widget Save <script src=”http://gmodules.com/ig/ifr?url=http://rss.scholastic.com/sources/tbw.xml&synd=open&w=300&h=196&border=%23ffffff%7C3px%2C1px+solid+%23999999&output=js”></script>/script&gt;

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Make a Booklet in Word

Dear Mrs. Fox’s Students, You are going to print your story as a booklet. Open your story Save As PersonalNarrativeBooklet Click on Page Layout Change Orientation to Landscape Click on Margins Click on Custom Margins (bottom choice) Change the Multiple … Continue reading

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Good Reads Widget on Your Blog

Open a Good Reads account Type first name (don’t need last name) Use school email address: username@tas.tw Use password you use for school accounts You can uncheck the box that says send me reviews from friends or keep it checked. … Continue reading

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