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Lesson Ideas for Library

Linebaugh Library Resources
  • Visit rclstn.org and click on eCard to get your library card
  • Use the library website or the Libby app to log in with your library card and read for free on any device!
  • BookFlix - (must have a library card - see above) click on "Online Resources", "Digital Resources for Kids", enter library card number, choose category.  This resources pairs a fiction and nonfiction book and will read aloud. 
  • Curbside pick up restarted as of May 4th.  Place books on hold and wait to receive confirmation email (pick up at Linebaugh Library). Check out as many as you wish!
  • Other resources are Hoopla (borrow movies, ebooks, digital magazines and music), Tennessee R.E.A.D.S.( audiobooks and ebooks), Flipster (digital magazines)
 
Kindergarten and 1st Grade:
April 6th week: Go to rclstn.org (see above for library card) and visit the "Highlights" magazine.  Read "The Thing About Houses" with family member on page 8.  Discuss your house and how it may be same/different from story.  Discuss the meaning of a "green thumb".  Draw a garden and describe vegetables they would plant.
Have fun on page 14 finding the Hidden Pictures!  Cute craft ideas on 18 for spring.

April 13th week: Book Scavenger Hunt!
Find 12 things in your home library: an animal in a book, the word "spring" in a book, someone helping someone in a book, a picture of a sun in a book, a book that makes you laugh, a bug in a book, someone sleeping in a book, a character eating in a book, a pet in a book, a cat in a book, a superhero in a book, a bike in a book.
 
April 20th week: April is Poetry month!  Visit http://www.shelsilverstein.com/learning/ for some fun poetry activities!
 
April 27th week: "I Will Read" Poem Template
                           Read "Rhyming Dust Bunnies" to supplement. 
 
May 4th week: Read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle or watch here.
                        For a fun craft activity make a DIY Moving Caterpillar here.
                        On your mark, get set, go!  Who will win?
 
May 11th week: Fly Guy Week!  Click here to see Ted Arnold speak about drawing, reading and writing.
                          Get creative and make a Fly Guy.  Visit Linebaugh Library and view the fiction and nonfiction 
                          Fly Guy books (follow the instructions above to locate R.E.A.D.S.).  Also, register for
                          Linebaugh's 2020 Summer Reading Program!
 
2nd & 3rd Grade:
April 6th week: Go to Storytime with Ryan and Craig at https://www.ryanandcraig.com/read-alouds, Select "Authors A - F", select "The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors", Author visit - https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/2017/author-q-a-drew-daywalt/
Have fun - play Rock, Paper, Scissors!
 
April 13th week: Roll A Story!  Grab your dice!  Roll to get a character, setting and problem and then write a story about school!  Google "Roll a Story ... At School" (having trouble inserting link/image).  Enjoy!
 
April 20th week: April is Poetry month!  Visit http://www.shelsilverstein.com/learning/ for some fun poetry activities!
  
April 27th week:  Read/View "The Day the Crayons Quit"
                            Choose a favorite color of crayon and compose a letter to Duncan!  Here are some samples!
May 4th week: Recycle materials and create your own Robot!  Click here for ideas!  
                        Linebaugh Library has lots of robot books ("Wild Robot", "The Wild Robot Escapes", "House of
                        Robots" by James Patterson and nonfiction books about robots. Follow the instructions above
                        to locate R.E.A.D.S. for ebooks.
 
May 11th week:  Register for Linebaugh's 2020 Summer Reading Program!  You may register here, call your local branch (615-893-4131) or pick up a packet during curbside service hours.
 
 
4th Grade:
April 6th week:  Visit the HPCS library page under "Staff Directory" then click on my name.  Click on "Links" at the bottom.  Click on "TEL" for the Tennessee Electronic Library web page.  At the top click on "students' then "Elementary School" and finally scroll to find "World Book Online".  Research your favorite country (like Switzerland) or a place you would love to visit (Grand Canyon).  Grab a pencil and paper and write 5 facts to share with a family member to justify why it's the BEST destination!
 
April 13th week: Text Features Scavenger Hunt! Grab your favorite nonfiction book and get started!
Find the following in a nonfiction book include the page number and give example:
Table of Contents, Heading, Caption, Photograph, Label, Diagram, Index, Key Word, Map, Glossary
 
 
                          Describe yourself or a character in a book.
 
May 4th week: Get familiar with Newberry Award winning chapter books! Visit this site to view the Newbery
                        Award book for every year and a short summary.  Find one you like?  Go to Linebaugh Library
                        (see instructions above) and check out the ebook!
 
May 11th week: Register for Linebaugh's 2020 Summer Reading Program!  You may register here, call your
                          local branch (615-893-4131) or pick up a packet during curbside service hours.
 
5th Grade:
April 6th week: Go to "Student Resources", click on "HPCS Card Catalog", select the school you will be attending next year.  Search your new school's catalog to find books you might like to check out.  How does their collection compare to the HPCS collection of you favorite books?  Visit the "Library Media Center" web page and get familiar with who the librarian is and what the library looks like (if pictures are available).
 
April 13th week: Get a Linebaugh Library eCard and listen to an audiobook!  Go to "Online Resources" at the top and then "Digital Resources for Kids".  Find the "R.E.A.D.S." link.  On the left, select "Linebaugh Library" and enter your library card number.  Click on "Kids" or "Teen" at the top and search for an audiobook!  You can read along if you have the book or listen while you do a favorite craft or drawing!
 
 
                           Describe yourself or a character in a book.
 
May 4th week:  Get familiar with Newbery Award winning chapter books! Visit this site to view the Newbery Award book for every year and a short summary.  Find one you like?  Go to Linebaugh Library (see instructions above) and check out the ebook!
 
May 11th week:  Register for Linebaugh's 2020 Summer Reading Program!  You may register here, call your local branch (615-893-4131) or pick up a packet during curbside service hours.