• Read Across America Media Center Activities and Contests

    Read Across America a week dedicated to to reading and the celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthdays. His birthday is March 2. Activities for next year's celebration will take place March 2-6, 2021.
    Read Across America

    http://www.nea.org/grants/886.htm

     

     1. Contests:    A.One Fish, Two Fish

       What students will learn-Math-how to make an estimate.

    Estimate the number of Goldfish in a jar. Daily clues to be given on the morning news. Last day to submit an answer will be Thursday, March 5.

        

         What students need to do:  Place their answers on a quarter piece of paper.  They MUST include their name, the name of their teacher and their estimate.

        

         What teachers need to do: bring student answers to the media center when they can (BEFORE Thursday, March 5).

     

    Winner will receive all of the healthy, baked Goldfish and various Dr. Seuss items.

     

    1. Daily Trivia

    I will ask a Dr. Seuss trivia question on the news.

    What students need to do:  Place their on a quarter piece of paper.  They MUST include their name, the name of their teacher and their answer.

        

              What teachers need to do: bring student answers to the media center when they can (BEFORE Thursday, March 6).

     Daily Dr. Seuss themed prizes.

    CLASS ACTIVITY Grades PK-2

    1. Make a non-Fiction ABC book.

    What students will learn: Parts of a book. What a non-Fiction book is.  How to work together.

     

    What teachers need to do: Sign up in the media center for an hour. Bring their students on time. All supplies will be provided.

     

       What students need to do: bring their good manners and imagination!

     

    WRITING ACTIVITIES Grades 3-5

    1. Writing activity for grades 3-5.

    Teacher’s choice:

    Media Specialist will read the book and then the students will complete the activity.

     

    Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

                Write a poem describing your future goals.

    The Lorax

                Essay: How can I help the environment?

    Horton Hears a Who

                Why should I stand up for others?

              What teachers need to do: Sign up in the media center for an hour. Bring their students on time. All supplies will be provided.

     

         What students need to do: bring their good manners and imagination!