Great reading and visuals at Scholastic’s Reading Report
Screenshot sourced from the report above and redesigned using ComicBook app.
with what we do in the JS Library and what is possible in the classroom.
I believe that FOTOBABBLE is an excellent tool for Lower Primary classrooms as it is simple to use as it uses image and audio to create a shareable moment.
It is also web browser friendly, iPad friendly (using an iPhone app) and free!
This is an example of a fotobabble about new resources in the library and the connections to the PYP.
This tutorial about using FOTOBABBLE in the classroom explain the features, as well as some uses for FOTOBABLE in the classroom.
Shooting Kabul N.J.Senzai
The crimson thread Suzanne Weyn
In order to improve the use of resources in the JS Library, the Oliver catalogue has the function of READING LISTS.
All teachers and students have been introduced to this resource.
In order to make the most of the function READING LISTS and to ensure it meets your needs, please complete the survey below.
Do you love Shaun Tan books? Do you love picture books? Are you creative and love writing stories?
Then this website might be for you.
“A rap for Stages 3 and 4 English. Activities focus on the Oscar award winning The lost thing animation and picture book. Share ideas. Create stories.”
We are collecting the Little Mates books from Scholastic. These cute little books are a lovely way to introduce alliteration or focus on a letter (i.e. A). We are up to the letter C.
Another wonderful thing about these books is they are based around Australian animals and settings. Perfect. Highly recommended for little bodies.
Try Scholastic’s Book-A-Like
Go to the Book-A-Like link and input the book that you liked to find others similar to it.
This Book Widget allows you to search easily for a book at your level.
Give it a go.
This week we were entertained and educated about reading and writing by Rebecca Johnson and Richard Newsome.
Here is a photovisi of them and the students in action.
Let us know what you enjoyed about their visit.