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Gregor the Overlander Storia Teaching Guide. Free photos. A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin. It’s History Month here at RedeemedReader!

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

So, let’s take a look at some history. Picture Book Biographies This summer, Megan and I posted a short Librarians’ List of some of our favorite picture book biographies–to date. A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin. Written by Jen Bryant, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet Published by Alfred A.

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

Articles. Best Children's Books about Graphing for K - Gr. 4. Creating Bar Graphs. One way to stimulate young minds is by creating and displaying information in chart and graph form.

Creating Bar Graphs

By creating simple bar or line graphs, children learn to ask questions and gather information about themselves and their surroundings. They also learn to sort and organize objects based on information. Last, young children can represent this information using real objects, pictures, and graphs. Bar graphs are simple graphs in which the height of each bar provides information. Bar graphs use a few vocabulary words that help us understand the information in the graph. Young children will love to create graphs based on all sorts of information. As an alternative to paper-based graphs, have children use a large sheet of paper. Once a graph is created, ask your child to "read" the graph. Connecticut State Library. Booktalks. Purple Heart, by Patricia McCormick. Matt wakes up in a hospital bed in Iraq.

Purple Heart, by Patricia McCormick

He remembers being on patrol, and he remembers an explosion, but he is blurry about what befell Ali, an orphaned Iraqi boy who had befriended him. In the hospital he can’t remember what day of the week it is, forgets words like “trash,” and gets headaches that are a “bolt of pain.” The medical staff tell him he has TBI (a Traumatic Brain Injury). Usually mild cases get better on their own, and he’ll be back with his patrol in a few days. Matt struggles to remember what happened, but at the same time is terrified to recall, in case he remembers the unthinkable – that he purposely shot a child. 2013 Nominations: Elementary/Middle-Grade Speculative Fiction.

APA Style. Book #292: Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds, Illustrated by Peter Brown. Jasper Rabbit loves carrots, especially the ones that grow in Crackenhopper Field.

Book #292: Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds, Illustrated by Peter Brown

He eats them before school, on his way to baseball practice, and then again on his way home. Jasper eats them all the time…that is until the creepy carrots start following him. “Tunktunktunk.” Teacher Tools & Templates - Venn Diagram. Happy Thanksgiving!

Teacher Tools & Templates - Venn Diagram

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom! Chicka Chicka Boom Boom written by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault is one of my favorite books to teach letter recognition in class.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!

Here is a compilation of activities that I found on the web. I hope that you will find them as useful as I did! Julie Pieczko’s Kinderhive website is no longer available, but you can still access her ideas using the WayBack Machine. I provided you a link: Mrs. Pieczko’s Chicka Chicka printable activities Hubbard’s Cupboard has lots of adorable ideas and printables to use! Webbing into Literacy has a printable PDF with lots of ideas to accompany the book, it also has very cute colored letters to printout.

Making Learning Fun’s website also has some great ideas to print and use. Virtual Vine has these adorable Chicka Chicka Alphabet Bingo Cards that you can print. Sheri Anderson’s website Kindergarten Tree house has some great ideas! Suskyelemlibrary - Kindergarten Library Curriculum. Media Center Lessons - Kindergarten. Kindergarten Library Lessons. Kindergarten. Kindergarten library lessons plans. Teacher Librarian. The Biggest Bear Unit Study. ‎www.booksys.com/sites/default/files/documents/Company%20Overview%20032013%20%28small%29.pdf.

‎www.booksys.com/sites/default/files/documents/Company%20Overview%20032013%20%28small%29.pdf. Scholarship Program. The American Library Association (ALA) is committed to promoting and advancing the librarian profession.

Scholarship Program

To demonstrate this commitment, the ALA and its units provide more than $300,000 annually for study in a master's degree in library and information studies from an ALA accredited program, or for a master's degree in school library media program that meets the ALA curriculum guidelines for a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accredited unit. Open and Accessible: The Relationship between Closures and Circulation in School Library Media Centers. Gail Dickinson is Associate Professor, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.

Open and Accessible: The Relationship between Closures and Circulation in School Library Media Centers

Karen Gavigan is Director of the Teaching Resources Center, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Shana Pribesh is Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. A hallmark of school library media best practice is for the library media center to be open and accessible to patron use before, during, and after the school day and throughout the entire school year.

RDA Toolkit. Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA: New Working Documents. Please note that these documents are being made available as a means of providing outreach to both library and non-library resource description communities and assisting the Joint Steering Committee in its work.

Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA: New Working Documents

Under no circumstances should the documents be copied or re-transmitted without prior consultation with the Chair of the Joint Steering Committee. Drafts and proposals are not an official part of RDA until they have received final approval from JSC and have been formally published. NOTE: The documents below are available in a PDF (Portable Document Format) version only. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader software to view or print this document. Documents Distributed Since the March 2009 Meeting JSC Document Series List. RDA in MARC - January 2010: MARC Standards (Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress) MARC Development. MARC STANDARDS (Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress)

MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data: 008: Visual Materials (Network Development and MARC Standards Office, Library of Congress) Field has no indicators or subfield codes; the data elements are positionally defined. Visual materials definition of field 008/18-34 is used when Leader/06 (Type of record) contains code g (Projected medium), code k (Two-dimensional nonprojectable graphic, code o (Kit), or code r (Three-dimensional artifact or naturally occurring object). Field 008 positions 01-17 and 35-39 are defined the same in all 008 fields and are described in the 008-All materials section. Field 008/18-34 correspond to equivalent positionally defined data elements in field 006/01-17 when field 006/00 (Form of material) contains code g, k, o, or r . Details about specific codes defined for the equivalent character positions in field 006 and 008 for visual materials are provided in the Guidelines for Applying Content Designators section of 008-Visual materials only. 28 - Government publication (006/11) Guidelines for certain types of publications # - Not a government publication.

APA Formatting and Style Guide. Summary: APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, (6th ed., 2nd printing). Macintosh Accent Codes. View Windows ALT Codes | View Mac Extended Codes | Mac Character Palette This page list codes for accented letters and other characters. The list is organized by type. These tables show select codes only, not all possible codes. This Page Letters with Accents - (e.g. ó, ò, ñ) Other Foreign Characters - (e.g. ç, ¿, ß) Currency Symbols - (e.g. ¢, £, ¥) Math Symbols - (e.g. ±, °, ÷) Other Punctuation - (e.g.

&, ©, §) Links to External Resources Extra Accents: Extended Keyboard for OS X - (e.g.