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Maple Avenue Library: Grades K, 1,and 2 Absent Students

Grades K, 1, and 2 Library Lessons for Absent Students

Absent Kindergarten, first, and second graders, you will find my weekly 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 - Library Media Specialist at Maple and Marcy Schools

Kindergarten Library Lessons

Week 20 - Jan. 18-22
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "Antarctic Antics" and "Antarctica"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 19 - Jan. 11-15
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "The Snowy Day" and "Snowy Weather Days"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 18 - Jan. 4-8
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "Snowflake Bentley" and "Snow"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 17 - Dec. 21-25
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - "A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" written by Colleen Monroe and illustrated by Michael Glenn Monroe. 

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

2. Play the story "A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" on Slide 3.
3. Check out each slide that features a bird from the story.  Click on the links to learn interesting facts about each bird

4. 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
!

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

Week 16 - Dec. 14-18
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "The Night Before Christmas" and "Christmas"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 15 - Dec. 7-11
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "Morris's Disappearing Bag" and "Rabbits"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 14 - Nov. 30 - Dec. 1-4
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "Shrinking Violet" and "Pluto, Dwarf Planet"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 13 - November 23-27
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "Giving Thanks" and "Thanksgiving"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 12 - November 16-20
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "The Librarian From the Black Lagoon" and "A Day With Librarians"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 11 - November 9-13
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "The Gym Teacher From the Black Lagoon" and "Keeping Fit"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 10 - November 2-6
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "Duck for President" and "Election Day" 

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 9 - October 26-30
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - Read Aloud "Zoom Broom" by Margie Palatini

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 8 - October 19-23
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "A Very Brave Witch" and "Let's Celebrate Halloween"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 7 - October 12-16
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "Knuffle Bunny" and "Math in the Neighborhood"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Week 6 - October 5-9
Kindergarten - Library Lesson

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (BookFLIX) - "LMNO Peas" and "Vegetables, Vegetables!"

Week 5 - Sept. 28-30  Oct 1-2
Kindergarten - Library Lesson

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (BookFLIX) - "Goodnight Gorilla" and "Who Works at the Zoo?"

Week 4 - September 21-25
Kindergarten - Library Lesson

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (BookFLIX) - "Groovy Joe" and "Milk to Ice Cream"

Week 3 - September 14-18
Kindergarten - Library Lesson
1. Kindergarteners, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Book Care)

Week 2 - September 7-11
Kindergarten - Library Lesson
1. Kindergarteners, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 
(Library Rules and Expectations)

Week 1 - September 3-4
Kindergarten - Library Lesson

1. Kindergarteners, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson.
(Library Procedures and Protocols)

Week 21 - Jan. 25-29
Kindergarten - Library Lesson - (BookFLIX) - "Madam President" and "What Does the President Do?"

1. Kindergarteners, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

Grade 1 Library Lessons

Week 20 - Jan. 18-22
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Jory John)
2. On Slide 3, click on author Jory John's website link to learn about him. Then click on illustrator Pete Oswald's website link to learn more about him. 

2. On Slide 6, you will find the book "The Cool Bean", written by Jory John and illustrated by Pete Oswald.  Watch the The Cool Bean book trailer and then click on both story links to hear the "The Cool Bean" read aloud. 

3. Enjoy the humorous text and the colorful illustrations found throughout the book "The Cool Bean"

Week 19 - Jan. 11-15
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Jory John)
2. On Slide 3, click on author Jory John's website link to learn about him. Then click on illustrator Pete Oswald's website link to learn more about him. 

2. On Slide 5, you will find the book "The Good Egg", written by Jory John and illustrated by Pete Oswald.  Watch both Good Egg book trailers and then click on the story link to hear the "The Good Egg" read aloud. 

3. Enjoy the humorous text and the colorful illustrations found throughout the book "The Good Egg"

Week 18 - Jan. 4-8
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Jory John)
2. On Slide 3, click on author Jory John's website link to learn about him. Then click on illustrator Pete Oswald's website link to learn more about him. 

2. On Slide 4, you will find the book "The Bad Seed", written by Jory John and illustrated by Pete Oswald.  Watch both Bad Seed book trailers and then click on the story link to hear the "The Bad Seed" read aloud. 

3. Enjoy the humorous text and the colorful illustrations found throughout the book "The Bad Seed"

Week 17 - Dec. 21-25
Grade 1 - Library Lesson - "A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" written by Colleen Monroe and illustrated by Michael Glenn Monroe. 

1. First graders, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

2. Play the story "A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" on Slide 3.
3. Check out each slide that features a bird from the story.  Click on the links to learn interesting facts about each bird

4. 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
!

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

Week 16 - Dec. 14-18
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the books "Gruffalo" (Slide 19) & "Gruffalo's Child" (Slide 20) in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to each book's title to hear the story read a loud.

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition 

4.  These are the final two books in the Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler author/illustrator coloboration.  Click on this link to work on activities that go with both Gruffallo books. 

Week 15 - Dec. 7-11
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "Stickman" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud, and also click on Axel Schefflers's web link to read his comments about drawing Stickman

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition 

Week 14 - Nov. 30 - Dec. 1-4
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "The Snail and the Whale" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud.  Also, check out the links on Humpback Whales since that is the whale in "The Snail and the Whale"

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition 

Week 13 - November 23-27
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "Highway Rat" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud.  Also, checkout the link to the Greek mythology story about the origin of an echo since that plays an important part in the "Highway Rat"

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition 

Week 12 - November 16-20
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "Superworm" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud. 

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition

Week 11 - November 9-13
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "The Smeds and the Smoos" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud. 

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition

Week 10 - November 2-6
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "The Flying Doctors" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud. 

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition

Week 9 - October 26-30
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson.- Read Aloud "Zoom Broom" by Margie Palatini

Week 8 - October 19-23
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author: Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "Zog" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud.  

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition

Week 7 - October 12-16
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author: Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "The Ugly Five" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud.  Also, click on the other provided links to learn about the different groupings/kinds of wildlife you could see on an African safari. 

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition

Week 6 - October 5-9
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "Room on the Broom" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud. 

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition

Week 5 - Sept. 21-25  Oct. 1-2
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "The Spiffiest Giant in Town" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud. 

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition

Week 4 - September 21-25
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Julia Donaldson)

2. Look for the book "Where's My Mom?" in the Google slide lesson and click on the link next to this book's title to hear the story read a loud. 

3. Look and listen for pairs of rhyming words and phrases said over and over again which is called repetition

Week 3 - September 14-18
Grade 1 - Library Lesson
1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Book Care)

Week 2 - September 7-11
Grade 1 - Library Lesson
1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson.
(Library Rules and Expectations)

Week 1 - September 3-4
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson.
(Library Procedures and Protocols)

Week 21 - Jan. 25-29
Grade 1 - Library Lesson

1. First graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Author Jory John)
2. On Slide 3, click on author Jory John's website link to learn about him. Then click on illustrator Pete Oswald's website link to learn more about him. 

2. On Slide 7, you will find the book "The Couch Potato", written by Jory John and illustrated by Pete Oswald.  Watch the The Couch Potato book trailer and then click on both story links to hear the "The Couch Potato" read aloud. 

3. Enjoy the humorous text and the colorful illustrations found throughout the book "The Couch Potato"

Grade 2 Library Lessons

Week 20 - Jan. 18-22
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (FactCite 123 - (Biography, Mythology, & The Elements)

Week 19 - Jan. 11-15
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (Learn360 - STEM Lessons)

Week 18 - Jan. 4-8
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (Learn360 - Maps & Flags)

Week 17 - Dec. 21-25
Grade 2 - Library Lesson - "A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" written by Colleen Monroe and illustrated by Michael Glenn Monroe. 

1. Second graders, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 

2. Play the story "A Wish to be a Christmas Tree" on Slide 3.
3. Check out each slide that features a bird from the story.  Click on the links to learn interesting facts about each bird

4. 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
!

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

Week 16 - Dec. 14-18
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (Learn360 - Audio)

Week 15 - Dec. 7-11
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (Learn360 - Games & Activites)

Week 14 - Nov. 30 - Dec. 1-4
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (Learn360 - Videos)

Week 11 - November 9-13
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (Magazines at Maple) - continued

2. Explore some of the websites behind the magazines on my Google Slide #4 by clicking on this Link.

Week 13 - November 23-27
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (Facts4Me)

Week 12 - November 16-20
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (Magazines at Maple) - continued (final)

2. Continue to explore some of the cool websites behind the magazines on my Google Slide #4 by clicking on this Link.

3. Don't forget to read the descriptions of each magazine on every other slide. 

Week 10 - November 2-6
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. - Read Aloud "Zoom Broom" by Margie Palatini

Week 10 - November 2-6
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (Magazines at Maple) 

Week 9 - October 26-30
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. - Read Aloud "Zoom Broom" by Margie Palatini

Week 8 - October 19-23
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 
(Searching Destiny)

Week 7 - October 12-16
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. 
(Features of Sora - Continued))

Week 6 - October 5-9
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Features of Sora)

Week 5 - Sept. 28-30  Oct. 1-2
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson.
(Setting up Sora Account)

Week 4 - September 21-25
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson.
(Logging into LibGuides and Looking up Books in a Series)

Week 3 - September 14-18
Grade 2 - Library Lesson
1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. (Book Care)

Week 2 - September 7-11
Grade 2 - Library Lesson
1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson.
(Library Rules and Expectations)

Week 1 - September 3-4
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this
Link to open up my Google slide lesson.
(Library Procedures and Protocols)

Week 21 - Jan. 25-29
Grade 2 - Library Lesson

1. Second graders, click on this Link to open up my Google slide lesson. -  (FactCite 123 - (The Planets, Earth Science, & Landforms)