• 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 this year's celebration will take place March 1-5, 2021.

     

    Tune in to the McBean News Broadcast daily. We will highlight one author a day and the many great books they have here in the media center!


    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).

     

    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).

     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!