8/24/16

Lesson Plans: 8/25/16 - 8/31/16

1st-5th: Library Procedures and Process 
2nd-5th: Student Technology Survey Fall 2016

5/25/16

24,619 Books were read at Kitayama this year!

Let Playing Card Tile 4 of Hearts Bingo number 6 ticket number 9

Thank you PTA for the new books!

PTA just bought the library books about cars and pets (Blastoff Readers, Level 2.)


Watch a Book in the Library 6/2-6/8

Charlotte's Web published in 1952, the first movie came out in 1973 and the latest movie 2006.

5/16/16

How to borrow an electronic book from Alameda County Library

How to borrow an electronic book from Alameda County Library and read it in your browser

  • Need a library account? You can register your child online. https://alam1.aclibrary.org/selfreg
  • Go to: overdrive.aclibrary.org
  • Scroll down to OverDrive for kids and click on it
  • When you find the book you want to borrow mouse over the book and click on borrow (you can also click on more to get more info on the book or click Sample to read the first few pages)
  • Type in your library card number
  • To continue reading your book at a later time follow the beginning instructions then click Account and enter your name and library card number
  • Books self delete after 3 weeks so you will never owe for a late book. 
  • You can also download the free Overdrive app to your device
  • Did you know you could get free passes to bay area museums with your library card?Go to: http://guides.aclibrary.org/discover

School Events May and June

4/18: Open House 5:30-7:30
4/20: Spirit Assembly
4/25: Kinder Experience
5/27: Bear Olympics
5/30: Holiday
5/31: 5th grade Social
6/1: Volunteer Tea
6/6: Runaway Caboose Assembly (K-1)
6/6: 5th grade Pool Party
6/7: Field day
6/8: Talent Show - Last Day of School

Lesson Plans Library

K-3rd: Review of Genres with movie Pagemaster
4th-5th: WeVideo

4/26/16

Lesson Plans 5/9-5/13

All student books due.
K-5: Destiny Quest Quiz

Lesson Plans 5/2-5/6

Last week of student check-out.
K-5 Destiny Quest

3/30/16

Lesson Plans April 25-29

  • Kinder: Finding their library card, scan the card, and scan a book and math games
  • 1st Grade: Finding a book on a shelf and sort the books in ABC order and Coding
  • 2nd Grade: Coding
  • 3rd-5th: Coding or Stop Motion

Lesson Plans April 18-22


  • Kinder: Finding their library card, scan the card, and scan a book
  • 1st Grade: Finding a book on a shelf and sort the books in ABC order. Coding
  • 2nd Grade: Coding
  • 3rd-5th: Coding or Stop Motion 

Lesson Plans 4/11-4/15

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  • Kinder: Finding their library card, scan the card, and scan a book.
  • 1st Grade: Finding a book on a shelf and sort the books in ABC order.
  • 2nd Grade: Google Docs
  • 3rd-5th: Stop Motion and Google Classroom

3/4/16

Lesson plans 3/28/16-4/1/16

Kinder: Coding and finding their library card and learning to scan the card.
1st Grade: Coding and finding a book on the shelf and learning to sort the books in ABC order.
2nd Grade: Google Docs
3rd-5th: Stop Motion and Google Classroom

Lesson Plans 3/21/16-3/25/16

Kinder: Coding and finding their library card and learning to scan the card.
1st Grade: Coding and finding a book on the shelf and learning to sort the books in ABC order.
2nd Grade: Coding (Some K-2 classes will be finishing their nonfiction books)
3rd-5th: Stop Motion and Google Classroom

Lesson Plans 3/14/16-3/18/16

Kinder: Coding and finding their library card and learning to scan the card.
1st Grade: Coding and finding a book on the shelf and learning to sort the books in ABC order.
2nd Grade: Coding (Some K-2 classes will be finishing their nonfiction books)
3rd-5th: Intro to Stop Motion and Google Classroom

2/24/16

3rd-5th Grade Extra Credit Due 3/11/16

You must be done with your Google Slide project. Do an "All About Us" presentation on PowToons. See flyer in library. Listen to the three videos before you start!

Lesson Plans: 2/29/16-3/11/16


5th-3rd: 5th-3rd: Making a Google Slide Presentation. 3.3 Use information and technology creatively to answer a question, solve 
a problem, or enrich understanding. Due: 3/11/16

2nd-Kinder: Making a Nonfiction book: Students will make a Nonfiction book with text features. 1.3.g.Identify the characteristics of fiction and nonfiction. Due: 3/11/16
Image at: http://www.wmfirstassembly.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/who-am-i.jpg

Our next project: Stop Motion


1/27/16

Lesson Plans: 2/23-2/26

5th-3rd: 5th-3rd: Making a Google Slide Presentation. 3.3 Use information and technology creatively to answer a question, solve 
a problem, or enrich understanding. Due: 2/26/16

2nd-Kinder: Making a Nonfiction book: Students will make a Nonfiction book with text features. 1.3.g.Identify the characteristics of fiction and nonfiction. Due 2/26/16

Lesson Plans 2/16-2/22

5th-3rd: Making a Google Slide Presentation. 3.3 Use information and technology creatively to answer a question, solve 
a problem, or enrich understanding.

2nd-Kinder: Making a Nonfiction book: Students will make a Nonfiction book with text features. 1.3.g.Identify the characteristics of fiction and nonfiction. 
Pic by: http://www.the-broad-side.com/wp-content /uploads/2015/02/ Mountrushmore.jpg

Lesson Plans 2/8/16-2/12/16

5th-3rd: Making a Google Slide Presentation. 3.3 Use information and technology creatively to answer a question, solve 
a problem, or enrich understanding.

2nd-Kinder: Making a Nonfiction book: Students will make a Nonfiction book with text features. 1.3.g.Identify the characteristics of fiction and nonfiction.

Lesson Plans: 2/1/16-2/5/16

5th-3rd: Using Google Doc (3rd-5th) for PBL. 3.3 Use information and technology creatively to answer a question, solve 
a problem, or enrich understanding. Due: 2/5/16

2nd-Kinder: Students will become Illustrators using water color pencils (Day 2). 3.1.b. Recognize that both the author and illustrator have ownership of their own creation. 
Pic by:https://pixabay.com /en/photos/ watercolor/

CYRM Voting Results 2016








Dragons Love Tacos - 114 *Winner at Kitayama!
The Day the Crayons Quit - 91
Creepy Carrots - 89
Paul Meets Bernadette - 49
Count the Monkeys - 37

1/7/16

Lesson Plans: 1/25/-1/29

5th-3rd: Using Google Doc (3rd-5th) for PBL. 3.3 Use information and technology creatively to answer a question, solve 
a problem, or enrich understanding.

2nd-Kinder: Students will become Illustrators using water color pencils.3.1.b. Recognize that both the author and illustrator have ownership of their own creation. 

Picture: https://s-media-cache ak0.pinimg.com/236x/a2
/9e/c9/a29ec9e4ac247d3947b3247b5898ca8f.jpg

Lesson Plans: 1/19-1/22

K-2: Read Aloud: Memoirs of a Goldfish, comparison and contrast with Paul and Bernadette. 
5th-3rd: Using Google Doc to make a poster for PBL

Lesson Plans: 1/11-1/15

K-2: Read Aloud: PAUL MEETS BERNADETTEReview, and Vote for CYRM books
5th-3rd: Using Google Doc to make a poster for PBL

1/3/16

Lesson Plans 1/4/16 to 1/8/16

Count the monkeys
WRITTEN BY MAC BARNETT
ILLUSTRATED BY KEVIN CORNELL
K-2: Read Alouds: CYRM books: Standards: K: 1.3.d. Distinguish fact from fiction (e.g., “Does this happen in real life?”). 1st: 1.3.g. Identify the characteristics of fiction and nonfiction. 2nd: 3.1.a. Describe the roles of authors and illustrators and their contribution to print and digital materials. 4.3 Appreciate and respond to creative expressions of information: a. Recollect, talk, and write about materials read. Product: Illustrated "Book reports" on the CYRM books. Vote for CYRM books.



5th-3rd: Driving Question: How do I find out what I need to know? Standards: Third, Forth, and Fifth: Library: 1.3.b. Explain the basic organization of the library classification system (e.g., 10 major Dewey decimal system classifications). 3.3 Use information and technology creatively to answer a question, solve a problem, or enrich understanding. CCSS: With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting. 7. Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic. Activity: Slide Show and Open a folder for their project.

12/12/15

The Lunar Chronicles

Over Thanksgiving break our DirecTV went out for three days due to a cold sticky snow storm, however we had internet. Without a lot to do at night, I started reading Cinder. Cinder is the the first book in the Steampunk series, The Lunar Chronicles. Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction. I am now on the fourth book Winter. I have not watched TV at night since I started this series.