The book club for 4th-grade students begins Friday, October 14. The club format is identical to the club for grade 5, but the two clubs will meet separately throughout the year. Each club will choose its own book--the two clubs need not choose the same book.
Another exciting event is the County of Los Angeles Public Library's book mark contest! Students in all grades are urged to submit a bookmark design. The theme this year is "Picture the Adventure--READ!" Contest forms are available in our library and school office; completed entries can be turned in at our library, school office, or any County of Los Angeles library. The due date for submissions is October 29. Designs must be done in black ink--no pencil, no color. Forms can also be downloaded from the County of Los Angeles Public Library's website: Bookmark Contest.
Scholastic book orders are due October 13. Thank you for purchasing Scholastic books. The points generated by your orders provide the library with high-interest titles at no cost, which is a huge benefit to our students.
Readaloud themes this week are as follows: DK--trees; K--pumpkins; 1st--the new PK character traits, and chickens!; 2nd--maps; 3rd--Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15); 4th--Christopher Columbus, perseverance, and maps; 5th--continuity of Native American culture. To see specific titles, take a look at this week's Weely Readalouds post.