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DOWNLOADING KEYBOARDING FOR HOME INSTRUCTIONS(TYPE TO LEARN 4)

Type to Learn 4a




 Click here for more specific grade level information and EXTRA CREDIT BOOK REPORT FORMS here:  http://lasalle2library.wikispaces.com/     

MIDDLE SCHOOL(6,7th and 8th) EXTRA CREDIT BOOK REPORTS WILL BE UPLOADED SOON! Copies available in the library and computer labs!

LOOK BELOW FOR 2015 BATTLE OF THE BOOKS!       

                                     

TECH REQUEST ( For Teachers Only!)                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                                
              
                                                                               WELCOME TO LASALLE II LIBRARY!     
                             
LIBRARY MISSION STATEMENT
  • To promote life long learning
  • To make information accessible for faculty and students
  • To provide technological opportunities
  • To promote student learning by becoming effective users of information literacy
TEACHERS AND STUDENTS READ AROUND THE WORLD! 
Teachers and students will explore exciting destinations from around the world during the school day! Students come to the library once a week and love to read in the beautiful new loft among the other worldly additions to the library decor! The library reflects the school's major focus of foreign languages from the artistic Spanish tiles to the geometric patterned Arabic screens. If you have not seen the library, please do so! Students will discover new cultures as they read around the world!
 
To promote global learning, students have access to books in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish as well as multicultural books.
 
CURRENTLY WORKING ON:
LIBRARY

Students in grades 4th and above have been practicing checking out their library books at the self checkout station! Students in primary grades are currently reading "The Boxcar Children." We are learning how to use active expression remotes to answer comprehension questions about the stories. The students love using the remotes. Students in the intermediate grades are currently reading the graphic novel of the Lightning Thief. Students in the upper grades are learning to research Civil Rights Centers about Martin Luther King Jr, John Lewis and the Freedom Riders. They are also learning how to find the biography section of the library to find books on famous African Americans or Civil Rights leaders. 


Library Schedule 
Tuesday-6B, 109, 124 and 123(alternating)
Wednesday-7A, 110, 224, 201(alternating)
Thursday-7b, 108, 223, 202, 8A(alternating)
Friday: 6A, 221, 115, 120(Every Friday)


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COMPUTERS/IPADS:

 Students can participate in  Hour of Code  at home now that they have the basics to get them started.!Throughout the year, students will be completing various research projects using digital tools! Grades will be combined with their library grades so students must be serious and creative DIGITAL LEARNERS! Students will be learning how to create google forms via Google Drive! Students in upper grades are learning how to utilize presentations in Google Drive. Students in fourth and above will also be learning critical thinking skills about digital citizenship and financial literacy from everfi.com. Primary grades are currently learning how to use abcmouse to enhance reading, math and navigational skills. Upper grades are learning about businesses and careers via a program called VENTURE. 



STUDENT PRINTING PROCEDURES






 


FAQ!
How do I access my  grades:
1. Go to www.cps.edu
2. Click on Students
3. Click on Check my grades
4. Login

Ms. Keane's Digital Badges of Professional Development
 
                                                                                                         
 

 
 
 
News and Announcements!
Will your Letter INSPIRE?! Click the above link!

Great America logs will be passed out next week! Extra copies in the library. 



 


  
 GET KEANE ON READING!
 
BATTLE OF THE BOOKS 2015!!!!
*First 5 books out--Get a head start!

Grades 4-6
Diamond in the Desert by Kathryn Fitzmaurice

Dogs on Duty by Dorothy Patent

Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

The Mad Potter by Jan Greenberg

Ungifted by Gordon Korman

Grades 7-8
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

March. Book 1. By John Lewis. 

Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake

Unstoppable by Tim Green


 





 
 
 
 
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