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December 2019

As 2019 ends, students participated in Action and Adventure games and a collobarative book domino project while learning about books that support the genre. 

 

November 2019

 

Students compete as All-Star Readers and Writers. Each time a student completes a book, the student fills out a star and promotes the book title. Here, Rachel reviews the books her peers recommend. 

 

Author K.A. Holt visited Wood Oaks. Students enjoyed her engaging style. During lunch, K.A. Holt answered students' questions regarding writing and publishing. 

 

September 2019

Library programs are underway. 

Students in Creative Writing discussed their writing goals and critiqued manuscript excerpts. The next Creative Writing Club meets on Wednesday, September 18th during fifth and sixth periods. All students are welcome to attend.

Here Library Leaders compose letters to their second grade Book Buddies.

Library Leader David S. suggested a book display of Classics. Thanks for the idea, David. 

 

 

August 2019

 

Welcome back! Students started the year by learning about library programs and clubs. Our clubs meet during fifth and sixth period lunches:
 

Creative Writing begins Wednesday, September 4th. Students provide one another with encouraging critiques. We discuss writing tips and even publishing opportunities. 

Book Match starts Friday, September 6th. Students work in teams to read 50 books. A for-fun competition regarding book content ends the program. 

Library Cafe commences on Tuesday, September 10th. It provides students with the opportunity to meet in a small environment. Students may chat or play board games. Library Cafe meets Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Teachers are eager to check out books too!

Ms. Trow checks out books to share with her students.