Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Elementary Virtual Book Fair November 6-19




Elementary K-3 Author & Book Highlight Video 
Elementary 4-6 Author & Book Highlight Video 

Dear Parents and Families:

We are working hard to keep kids reading and earn books for our school library with our Scholastic Online-Only Book Fair from November 6-19, 2020.


The Fair will connect your kids to notable books and inspiring characters — helping them become lifelong readers. And you’ll love the new option to shop for Book Fair exclusives — directly from the interactive booklist.

Plus, enjoy these special online shopping features:

  • All orders ship direct to home
  • FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25*
  • All purchases support our school and earn 25% in rewards
Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with online shopping:
Happy reading and thank you for all your support!

Mrs. Budzynski, 
University Schools Elementary Teacher-Librarian

Miles American Revolution Research

Library Standards:
Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Identify keywords and synonyms for topic searches
  • Create effective searches of print material by identifying appropriate keywords

Research Process
Plan strategies to utilize digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
Use a variety of skills and strategies to comprehend nonfiction and informational text.
Utilize digital tools and resources to investigate real-world issues, answer questions, or solve problems

Research Process BIG 6


Thursday, October 29, 2020

Elementary LibraryTech Specials Grades 3-5

Love of Reading: Holidays and Current Events: Dia de los Muertos, Election Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Global Read Aloud, Celebrating Your Freedom to Read, Colorado Children's Book Award Read Alouds & Chapter Books, Virtual Book Fair (November 6-19), reserving books on Destiny and Accelerated Reader Quizzes

Information Literacy: Finding Expert Information and using nonfiction text, and more research lessons, Reading News Online, Finding Election Data, Internet Searches

Technology: Keyboarding, Google Classroom, Hour of Code

Digital Citizenship: Netiquette in the Remote Classroom, Troubleshooting in the Remote Classroom, Commenting in the Virtual Classroom

A November 2-20
B November 30-December 15
C December 16-January 14
D January 15-Feb 1
E February 2-February 19

Friday, October 23, 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Middle School Book Fair


Thank you to everyone who shopped at the book fair!

Monday, October 12, 2020

6th Grade Digital Footprint

Digital Citizenship
Understand the legal and ethical issues of technology as related to individuals, cultures, and societies.
  • Use etiquette considering the global audience when communicating digitally
  • Discuss the effects of existing and emerging technology on the global community
  • Understand the concept of a digital footprint
  • Recognize academic uses of social networking sites and understand how to use them safely

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