Mrs. Grainer is holding a Book Club for 4th and 5th grade students only.
Students who join will need to read one book in a specific genre (for example: fantasy, nonfiction, realistic fiction, etc.) during the month. Then they will need to turn in a sheet (provided by Mrs. Grainer at that first meeting) that lists the book’s title, author and number of stars (like amazon.com, for example: 1 star is I didn’t like it at all to 5 stars is I LOVED it!). Then you need to write only 2-3 sentences describing what the book is about. Finally, you need to pick 3 words or phrases that you feel BEST describe this book. You will need to use the words on the bookmarks that you will get, or on the library walls for this part. The Book Hooks to be created by Book Club members will be kept in a 3-ring binder in the library where everyone can see them. There will also be lists of books that Mrs. Grainer will create on TeachingBooks.net.
5th graders will usually meet on the 1st Wednesday of every month:
4th graders will usually meet on the 2nd or 3rd Wednesday of every month, except June:
October 10, 2017 (2nd Tuesday - both groups to introduce Book Club)
November 14, 2017
December 12, 2017
January 16, 2018 (3rd Tuesday)
February 14, 2018
March 20, 2018 (3rd Tuesday, due to PreK screening)
April 24, 2018 (4th Tuesday, due to Spring Break & NYS ELA Testing)
May 15, 2018 (3rd Tuesday, due to NYS Math Testing the first week of May)
June 5, 2018 – Final meeting for year with 5th graders (NOTE: This is the FIRST Tuesday of June)