Tag: reading

Books + Art = Bigger Brain

Literature and Art are being paired a lot this summer. This weekend you can find books and chalk hanging out together at The Gateway shopping center. Enjoy a free book and some beach themed fun while celebrating foster families. KSL

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Assembly time change

Leslee and Carolyn’s retirement assembly is now scheduled for 9:00 am instead of 9:30. All are welcome. On Monday school will be dismissed at the regular time but Tuesday will let out early at 1:15. Here is a Deseret News

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Why Picture Books are for Everyone.

Recently, because of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, you may have heard people discussing how the power of that amazing speech lies in its duration- short but packed with a dynamite load of meaning and emotion. Complex but

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Is this book too hard?

Imagine how frustrating it must be for a child to see a book with something that interests them pictured on the cover but then  opening it up and not quite having the skills to decode what it says inside. Independent

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Great ebooks

There is this great resource for e-books that you and your kids should take a look at. The SLCSD has a FollettShelf account for all of our students to access for free.  You and your child can search through about

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Summer read-a-loud

We have always been partial to swashbucklers and critters at our house. That makes the Redwall series of books by Brian Jacques a good summer read-a-loud for our family.  These stories have adorable creatures with amusing quirks and velvety fur

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Used books for a quarter

The used book cart is back again.  Its current home is outside the library.  The suggested donation is $0.25 per book and all proceeds go toward helping the library get new books.

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