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Maple Avenue Library: Library Lessons - VIRTUAL Grades 3-4

Grade 3 and Grade 4 - VIRTUAL

Third and fourth graders, you will find your weekly VIRTUAL library lessons below with a learning target and step by step instructions to complete the assignment.  If there is a response requested or required, there will be an embedded Google Form that you can complete within the lesson.  Enjoy these literacy and learning opportunities! 

Sincerely,

Brian Latus - (Virtual Library Teacher Grades 3-4) 

Grade 3 VIRTUAL Lessons

Week 30 - April 12-16
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - World Book Online Kids - Maps and More

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 29 - April 5-9
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Mars - Perseverance Mission - Latest Updates - (
Slide 12)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 28 - March 22-26
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Moon - Artemis Program

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 27 - March 15-19
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Mars - Perseverance

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 26 - March 8-12
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - World Book Online Kids - Activities

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 25 - March. 1-5
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Read Across America - Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 24 - Feb. 22-26
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - World Book Online Kids - World of Animals

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 23 - Feb. 15-19
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - World Book Online Kids - Pictures and Videos

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 22 - Feb. 8-12
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite - Sports Champions

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 21 - Feb. 1-5
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite 123 (Health & Machines)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 20 - Jan. 25-29
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite 123 (States & Landmarks)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 19 - Jan. 18-22
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite 123 (Biomes, Animals, & Countries)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 18 - Jan. 11-15
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite 123 (The Planets, Earth Science, & Landforms)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 17 - Jan. 4-8
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite 123 (Biography, Mythology, & The Elements)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 16 - Dec. 21-25
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - "A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" written by Colleen Monroe and illustraed by Michael Glenn Monroe

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 
3. Play the story 
"A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" on Slide 3.
4. Check out each slide that features a bird from the story.  Click on the links to learn interesting facts about each bird
5. Don't forget to click on this live webcam bird feeder
link in Akron, Ohio on Slide 4.
You never know what you are going to see!

6. Click on this
link to download bird Scavenger Hunt activity PDFs. 

Week 15 - Dec. 14-18
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - PebbleGo Next (Biographies)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 14 - Dec. 7-11
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - PebbleGo Next (Social Studies)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 13 - Nov. 30 - Dec. 1-4
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - PebbleGo Next (American Indian History)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 12 - November 23-27
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - PebbleGo Next (Science)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 11 - November 16-20
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - PebbleGo Next (States)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 10 - November 9-13
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Facts4Me.com 

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 9 - November 2-6
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Learn 360 (Math & Science STEM Lessons)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 8 - October 26-30
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Learn 360 (Maps & Flags)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 7 - October 19-23
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Learn 360 (Audio)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 6 - October 12-16
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Learn 360 (Games and Activities)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 5 - October 5-9
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Learn 360 (Videos)

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 4 - September 28-30  Oct, 1-2
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Facts4Me

1.Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 3 - September 21-25
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson
(Logging into LibGuides and Looking up Books in a Series)

1. Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 2 - September 14-18
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Sora

1. Third graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 1 - September 7-11
Grade 3 - Virtual Lesson - Getting to Know Each Other

1. Third graders, please click on my welcome video in the far right box. 

2. Students, click on this Google Slide presentation to learn about Mr. Latus.

3. Complete this Google form down below and submit it to Mr. Latus.  - Thank you!

Note - Be sure you are using your school Google account (4 letters of your last name + 3 letters of your first name@hamiltonstudents.org) to gain access to the form and to submit the form. 

Thanks to all those third graders that have completed the various Google forms in my library lessons.  I really have enjoyed reading your responses!

Grade 4 - VIRTUAL Lessons

Week 30 - April 12-16
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson -
FactCite123 - (Sports Champions) 

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 29 - April 5-9
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - Mars - Perseverance Mission - Latest Updates - (
Slide 12)

1.Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.  Your video message is the second one just below this week's video message to virtual fourth graders. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 28 - March 22-26
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson -
Moon - Artemis Program

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 27 - March 15-19
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson -
Mars - Perseverance

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 26 - March 8-12
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson -
FactCite 123 - (Health & Machines) 

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 25 - March. 1-5
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson -
Read Across America - Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 24 - Feb. 22-26
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson -
Kids’ Choice - Online Voting (Feb. 15 - Mar. 12) - continued

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 23 - Feb. 15-19
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson -
Kids’ Choice - Online Voting (Feb. 15 - Mar. 12)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 22 - Feb. 8-12
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite 123 (States & Landmarks)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 21 - Feb. 1-5
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite 123 (Biomes, Animals, & Countries)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 20 - Jan. 25-29
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite 123 (Plants, Earth Science, & Landforms)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 19 - Jan. 18-22
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - FactCite 123 (Biography, Mythology, & The Elements)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 18 - Jan. 11-15
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - Learn360 (STEM Lessons)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 17 - Jan. 4-8
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - Learn360 (Maps & Flags)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 16 - Dec. 21-25
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - "A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" written by Colleen Monroe and illustraed by Michael Glenn Monroe

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box.

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 
3. Play the story 
"A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" on Slide 3.
4. Check out each slide that features a bird from the story.  Click on the links to learn interesting facts about each bird
5. Don't forget to click on this live webcam bird feeder
link in Akron, Ohio on Slide 4.
You never know what you are going to see!

6. Click on this
link to download bird Scavenger Hunt activity PDFs. 

Week 15 - Dec. 14-18
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - Learn360 (Audio)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 14 - Dec. 7-11
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - Learn360 (Games & Activities)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 13 - Nov. 30 - Dec. 1-4
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - Learn360 (Videos)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 12 - November 23-27
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson
Facts4Me

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 11 - November 16-20
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson
Kids' Choice Program (Book 15)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 10 - November 9-13
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson
Kids' Choice Program (Books 13 and 14)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 9 - November 2-6
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson
Kids' Choice Program (Books 11 and 12)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 8 - October 26-30
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson
Kids' Choice Program (Books 9 and 10)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 7 - October 19-23
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson
Kids' Choice Program (Books 7 and 8)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 6 - October 12-16
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson
Kids' Choice Program (Books 5 and 6)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 5 - October 5-9
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson
Kids' Choice Program (Books 3 and 4)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 4 - September 28-30  Oct, 1-2
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - Kids' Choice Program (Books 1 and 2)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 3 - September 21-25
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - 
(Logging into LibGuides and Looking up Books in a Series)

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 2 - September 14-18
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - Sora

1. Fourth graders, please click on my newest video message in the far right box. 

2. Now, click on this link to access the Google slides lesson for this week. 

Week 1 - September 7-11
Grade 4 - Virtual Lesson - Getting to Know Each Other

1. Fourth Graders, please click on my welcome video in the far right box. 

2. Now click on this Google Slide presentation to learn about Mr. Latus.

3. Complete this Google from down below and submit it to Mr. Latus. - Thanks you!

Note - Be sure you are using your school Google account (4 letters of your last name + 3 letters of your first name@hamiltonstudents.org) to gain access to the form and to submit the form. 

Thanks to those fourth graders that have completed the various Google forms in my library lessons.  I really have enjoyed reading your responses!

Weekly Message From - Mr. Latus

Contact Information and Office Hours

Brian Latus Library Media Specialist
Maple Avenue School Marcy School
W240 N6059 Maple Avenue W180 N4851 Marcy Road
Sussex, WI 53089 Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
(262) 246-4220 X5110 (262781-6028 X3184
Weekly Schedule
Maple Avenue School - Tuesday, Wednesday Morning, and Friday
Marcy School - Monday, Wednesday Afternoon, and Thursday

Office Hours 1:00 to 3:30 - Wednesday
Please don't hesitate to contact me any time with any questions or concerns. latubr@hamilton.k12.wi.us

Grade 3 Virtual Enrollment = 91  Grade 4 Virtual Enrollment = 71
(160)