1/6/19

Email Test 1/7/19-1/11/19

All 3rd-5th grade students must know their school email address and password.
Students who have passed the email test do not need to take the test again.




12/21/18

12/11/18

12/10/18

Add On: Lesson 12/10-12/14

What is Britannica School? It is a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Elementary, Middle, and High School. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.
https://school.eb.com/levels
No password is needed for on-campus internet connections.
Off campus: Ask student or Mrs. Vranjes for username and password. 

12/4/18

Add On: Lesson 12/4/18-12/10/18

What is the difference between using "Guest" and "Student"
Speed vs Bandwidth Explained ... see video

11/30/18

Books read Year to date at Kitayama

Can you see the number?

Hint: Look at the nose of the train.

Yes, Seven thousand, eight hundred twenty-two!

Lesson Plans: 12/3/18-1/11/19

TK-5TH: Coding using Code.org

11/29/18

Shelf Elf Honor Roll - Fifth Grade for Email

ROOM 31
Dean
Dela Paz
Equihua Bernal
Feng 
Gonzalez
Gonzalez Gonzalez
Kaur
Lim
Lu
Ly
Padilla
Parikh
Segura
So
Tuazon
Wong

ROOM 32
Barrera Walker
Bilgera
Bonilla
Bui
Cruz
Defaii
Ferozkhan
Grover
Hang
Juarez
Latchison
Lopez
Mirzada
Omarkhil
Rodriguez Pappa
Senar
Singh
Stevens
Teodoro
Villanueva

ROOM 33
Athey
Azam
Gallardo
Jacquez Perez
Kaur,
Lopez
Lukan
McMahan
Mitchell
Nguyen
Nguyen Reyes
Ramirez
Rana
Rivas
Serrano
Syed
Tang
Tran

ROOM 36
Arreola Leon
Boyd
Bringas
Castellanos Hernande
Gonzalez
Gosti
Gu
Ho
Huiltron
Johnson
Julio
Khan
Malendevich
Marquez
Morgan
Ortega
Palma
Quiles
Robinson
Siddiqui
Souza
Vega
Viray Santos

Shelf Elf Honor Roll - Fourth Grade for Email

ROOM 29
Aguilar
Ahanotu
Aniana
Asi
Bocage
Deu
Dutra
Gonzalez
Hui
Johnson
Liu
Lockwood
Mann
Martinez Ortiz
Onate
ParasMangrobang
Perez Oceguera
Taia
Tan Seng
Worthing
Yamagata

ROOM 34
Amiri
Buchner
De Guzman
Diaz
Gardin
Gomez
Mai
Nava
Olmedo
Wang
West
Wong

ROOM 35
Acard
Almaguer
Beltran
Calderon Viray
Canales
Freeman
Garcia
Hwang
Khant
Koch
Lacson
Lell
Lumagui
Mitchell
Perez Mota
Rodriguez
Simpson
Situbal

ROOM 37
Batsuuri
Caguiat
Cordoba Delgado
Dodds
Fernando
Hernandez
Jiang
Le
Mallorca
Ngo
Randhawa
Tupa

ROOM 38
Ali
Bernal
Casique
Chau
Cole
Cortez Jose
Cruz Lopez
Dhillon
Hao
Huang
Ly
Navos
Peleseuma
Pinheiro
Saini
Tran

Shelf Elf Honor Roll - Third Grade for Email

ROOM 16
Ebrahimi
Kaur
Serrano
Teodoro

ROOM 17
Cabael
Datu
Jose
Mirzada
Paredes
Saul
Tanlapco
Yarra

ROOM 18
Kaur
Malendevich
Tang
Tayag
Wright

ROOM 23
Cheng
Cordoba Delgado
Enerio
Fenton
Kim
Kuy
Sierra
Tayco

ROOM 26
Amaya
Heyer
Hua
Lopez,
Mori
Smith
Torres
Tran
Ybarra

11/13/18

Lesson Plans 11/26/18-11/30/18


TK-5th: Code.org

11/6/18

Thanksgiving Holiday 11/19-11/23


Lesson Plans: 11/13-11/16 and 11/26

TK-5th: How to use Destiny Discover (our Library catalog)

11/2/18

Number of books read at Kitayama Year to Date

Related image,Related imageRelated imageRelated image   (yes 5,536 books!)

10/31/18

Lesson Plans 11/5/18-11/9/18

3rd-5th Grade: Email address and password Test
TK-5th Grade: Signing on to Chromebooks using QR Codes

10/25/18

CHANGED: Lesson Plan 10/29/18-11/2/18

Lesson Plan Change TK-5th
We are going to learn to use QR codes (enabled by Clever ) to log into our new library HP Chromebooks.

10/2/18

Typing.com

Grades 2nd-5th
Your students have accounts on https://typing.com
Their Username is the first part of their email address (before the @ sign).
Their password is their email password.

9/25/18

Final Email tests for first report card 11/5-11/9

FINAL EMAIL TEST for first report card: 11/5-11/9
3rd Grade test: Email password
4th-5th grade test: Email password and WHOLE email address

9/21/18

Book Fair 10/15-10/19

The Book Fair is in the library during your student's library prep class. Below are the library prep days for your students by rooms.

  • Mon: 23, 29, 12/1, 20, 15, 31
  • Tues: 16, 34/30, 2/1, 22/28, 14,
  • Wed: 17, 35/30, 3/1, 24/28, 9, 36
  • Thur: 18, 37, 4/1, 25, 8, 33
  • Fri: 26, 38, 6/1, 27, 7, 32


9/6/18

Lesson Plans: 10/15/18-10/26/18

1st-5th: Keyboarding
TK and Kinder: Internet Safety, Intro to the HP Touch Chromebook, and Keyboarding

Lesson Plans: 9/27/18-10/12/18



Grades 1st-5th: Internet Safety
10/01/18-10/05/18: TK and Kinder: Welcome to the Library
FIRST email testing starts after: 10/3/18
Grade 3 test: Email Password
Grade 4-5 test: Email Address and password

Lesson Plans: 9/19/18-9/26/18

Grades: 3rd-5th: Email worksheet
Grades: 1st-2nd: Internet Safety

Lesson Plans: 8/29-9/15

We are getting ready for an awesome school year. We are learning our school and library rules, finding our library cards, checking out our first library books, scanning our reading textbooks, and learning how to sort our books.

8/29/18

Assignments in the Library

Your student's assignments, due dates, and my lesson plans are posted on this blog.
Your students grade for the first trimester (due 11/9/18) will be based on their level in the keyboarding program AND ...
Grade 3: must know their school email password
Grades 4-5: must know their school email address and password

Welcome Back to School!

The library is open before school 7:45 to 8:00 and after school 2:05 to 2:15. You may read, check out or in books, work on the computers, talk to Mrs. Vranjes, and/or do homework.
You may check out five books at a time before or after school. You have a week (7 days) to read the books.

6/7/18

Books read YTD

5/29/18

Student Work

I started a new tab called "Student Work" where I will post my students work. Check it out ... click on the tab "Student Work" above. Below is an example of our last assignment using Story Bird.com (click on the picture to see the poem).

4/23/18

Mark your calendars

What is coming up in the library ...
Last student check-out: 4/30-5/4
All Student library books due: 5/07-5/11
Book Fair: 5/14-5/18
Teacher library books due: 6/1

4/20/18

Lesson Plans 4/23-6/8

TK-2nd: Email Book
3rd-5th: Write a Diamante poem and publish on Storybird.com

3/21/18

Lesson Plans

TK-1st: 3/19-4/27: Parts of a Nonfiction Book
2nd-5th
3/21 - 3/27: Nonfiction Text Features
 3/28 - 4/27: Reference Material

3/13/18

3/5/18

Lesson Plans 3/6/18-3/30/18

2nd-5th: Book Reviews by Students
Kinder-1st: Parts of Nonfiction Books

2/21/18

Lesson Plans 2/20-3/2

3rd-5th:
2/20-2/26: Study Email address and password
2/27-3/2: Email Test

Kinder and TK: Checking in and out books
1st grade: Checking in and out and sorting number books
2nd grade: Finding books in the library

2/1/18

Lesson Plans 2/9-2/15

5th - 3rd grades: School E-mail address and password
2nd grade: Searching for books
1st: Checking-in and out picture books
Tk-Kinder: Checking out books

Lesson Plans 2/5-2/8

5th-2nd grades: Finding books in the library
1st grade: Checking-in and out E books and sorting them
TK-K: Finding Library card and checking-out a book
Pic: Destiny Quest Library Catalog

1/19/18

Lesson Plans 1/22/18-2/2/18

  • TK-Kinder: Receive and use library card
  • 1st: Check-out E books and learn to "Sort" books
  • 2nd-5th: Citations

12/4/17

Change in Lesson Plans

12/4/17-12/8/17
1st-5th: Coding
Kinder: Andrew's Loose Tooth by Robert Munsch and "Coding"(working on the breaking the habit of closing the Chromebook lids)

11/16/17

Lesson Plan: Hour of Code with guardians


12/15/17-12/21/17: TK-5th grade

Lesson plans: Code.org

11/27/17-12/14/17: Coding Tk-5th