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Mini-Newsletter, Winter Break 2018

Library News

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I am excited to share access to 3,200 of Capstone's beloved, read-aloud interactive eBooks with Frontier families for some fun reading during the 2018 winter break.

Our school has a LIMITED-TIME FREE TRIAL for CAPSTONE LIBRARY ONLINE (ends Jan. 15)

Website for online reading: www.mycapstonelibrary.com

Sign in with Capstone Interactive, Free iPad app that allows for offline reading:"Capstone Interactive"

username: capstonewinter

password: lovetoread

OPTIONAL: Want to participate in Winter Break Reading Bingo? Read in your pajamas! Read in a comfy chair!

BINGO CARDS WENT HOME IN MONDAY FOLDERS or PRINT ONE BELOW.

The class the turns in the most Completed Bingo Cards (5 Squares in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal row) will win a HOT COCOA PARTY in the library in January! Bingo cards due January 7, 2019.

Questions? Email Mrs. Granrud at granrudm@frontieracademy.net

**ENJOY YOUR BREAK AND LET’S KEEP READING**


Winter_Break_Bingo_Card_b-w.pdf

Library Curriculum Overview


  1. Love of Reading (LOR)
  2. Library Information Literacy (LIL)
  3. Extra: Makerspace


Love of Reading (grade-specific): Read Alouds, Book Selection, Book Reviews, Book Talks, Battle of the Books, Scholastic Book Fairs, Monthly Library Themes, Monthly Library Celebrations (e.g., World Read Aloud Day, Read Across America Day), Colorado Children’s Book Award, Earth Day Book Swap, Reading Counts, 5th Grade Reading Bingo, Stuffie Reading Buddies, Whispy Readers, Book Speed Dating, Birthday Book Club, Book Its, Summer Reading Program, Summer Library Hours.


Library Information Literacy (grade specific): Library Behavior, Library Procedures, Library Terminology, Library Map/Shelving, Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)/Destiny Quest, High Plains Library District Catalog, Literacy Websites, Online Author/Book sites, Literacy Apps, Parts of a book, Fiction vs. Non-fiction, Non-fiction Studies, Genre Studies, Poetry Studies, E-books, Audiobooks, Award Books (Caldecott, Newberry, Coretta Scott King, Geisel, Pura Bupre)


Makerspace: Self-directed learning through hands-on exploration activities in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. Emphasis on The Colorado Department of Education’s defined “Colorado’s 21st Century Skills” skills: critical thinking and reasoning, collaboration, self direction, invention and information literacy.