• Read:  Pigsty by Mark Teague E TEA
  • Check-out
  • Watch: Pigs (TumbleBooks)
  • Pigsty by Mark Teague E TEA or Princess Pigsty by Cornelia Funke E FUN
  • Discussion:  Insects (curriculum theme)  Where are books found in the library?   Reminder of Dewey Decimal System classification and how Insects are all of the same subject.

    Exercise:  Can follow-up with insect portion of "Metamorphesis" (skip past the frog):
  • Weather and folktale
  • the Dust Under Mrs. Merriweather's Bed by Susan Grohman E GRO

  • The Day Roy Riegels Ran the Wrong Way by Dan Gutman E GUT
  • Have you ever made a mistake?  Failed at something?
  • Stars and Space -  a look at the Space Shuttle

    Exercise:  show space shuttle images from the Z: drive, 4th grade folder
        Talk to students about the location of stars and planets in the library - what Dewey number.   Then, consider the location of technology for space travel.   Would the space shuttle be in the same location as stars/planets?

    Materials Needed:  LCD projector and access to Z:/Lessons/4th grade/space shuttle.ppt
  • Said is Dead - getting the plain word out of our writing. 
  • Begin with PPT "Said is Dead" from 5th grade lessons.
  • Read Chicken Little by Steven Kellogg E KEL
  • Identify the 18 descriptive words used in place of 'said'