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May/June 2003

All The World's A Stage!

Celebrate the anniversary of Shakespeare's birthday by exploring the world of drama through Reader's Theatre. We will examine the qualities that make a play entertaining. Students will have the opportunity to perform a short Reader's Theatre with their classmates.

Recommended for grades 3-5.

Reading Adventures - Bugs Galore!

Resources for Grades K-2 Resources for Grades 3-5
Description: We will use fiction and nonfiction books, rhymes, poems and activities to explore the world of bugs! In May or June, let us investigate the bugs that make us smile and those that make us scream!
Recommended for grades K-5.


Resources for Bugs Galore!
Grade Level: K-2
Books, Non-Fiction
Are You A Spider?, Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries (2000)
Creepy, Crawly, Baby Bugs, Sandra Markle (1996)
Breakout at the Bug Lab, Ruth Horowitz (2001)
Animals Nobody Loves, Seymour Simon (2001)
Books, Fiction
The Very Quiet Cricket, Eric Carle (1990)
Web Sites
Yucky Roach World, A site for kids about cockroaches. You can even test your knowledge with a Bug Quiz!

Resources for Bugs Galore!
Grade Level: 3-5
Books, Non-Fiction
Insect (Eyewitness Book), Laurence Mound (1990)
Cockroaches, Larry Dane Brimner (1999)
Scary Creatures: Spiders, Insects and Minibeasts, Penny Clarke and Mark Bergin
Insect Metamorphosis, Ron and Nancy Goor (1990)
Bug Faces, Darlyne A. Murawski (2000)
Books, Fiction
A Remainder of One, Elinor J. Pinczes
Shoebag, Mary James
Web Sites
Yucky Roach World, A site for kids about cockroaches. You can even test your knowledge with a Bug Quiz!
Amazing Insects, A site created by a school district with great facts and pictures of many insects.


What's at the Public Library?

This program covers the resources available in the public library - from CDs to videos - and introduces the different kinds of books. Students will have the opportunity to register for a library card. Arrangement of a local public library tour is also available.

Recommended for grades K-5.


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