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Ideas for my elementary school library

Ideas for my elementary school library

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Library Activity I hide this flower in a book and see if it returns. I wanted to see if the students are actually opening up the books they are checking out. It has been a fun activity.

Place objects inside a story bag and have children draw one piece at a time and tell a story. Summer school?

A Great Adventure - turning the page

Book Creator and the Age of Exploration - Book Creator app | Blog

Nerd Craft Librarian: Where's Waldo (at the Library) - Library Life Library Games

What a fun "first day of school" activity to try! Easy to set up--and I bet the students will LOVE it!

Activities: Go on a Citation Hunt WONDERFUL for supporting answers OR argumentative writing! LOVE IT!

Go on a Citation Hunt

Using text evidence. (Anchor chart idea. Image only)

The Adventures of Library Girl: School Library Marketing 101: It's About Students Not Stuff.

Book Burps recorded with green screen--I LOVE this idea for sharing book reviews! This can be part of a newscast segment our school is going to do! Then make QR codes of the book burp and put inside library books for kids to watch.

Burp Title Screen - Book Burps

Show What You Know- Quick informal assessment of student learning!

Conversations in Literacy: Show What You Know!

How To Make A Giant Book...I would do the small version...not the "bigature" one at the end of video...and put the "Life is made up of..." quote

Fabulous Video about Snowflakes- VERY interesting! I'll use this to go along with my Snowflake Bently book.

Teaching with TLC: Snowflake videos you don't want to miss!

Springston School Library Blog: Order in the Library - Play the game!

Springston School Library Blog: Order in the Library - Play the game!

Good idea. rubric students use after adding book reviews to the catalog in Destiny

@Thinglink Elementary Library Maps: Lots of Examples -

Looking for pattern activities for kindergarten or preschool? Find 15 simple and fun pattern activities... with free printables!

Teaching Library is a handy site for teachers who are looking for some lesson plan ideas to go along with children's books. The library features picture books, books for early readers, and books for young adults.

Teaching Ideas Library

Author Study activities..KC Kindergarten Times

Cool School Ideas

Skratch Track is a great virtual bookshelf for kids that is very student friendly. Teachers can add up to 40 student accounts and each student gets their own password and user name. It’s a great way of kids to keep track of what they read throughout the year. And yes…it’s FREE!

You can download a free interactive graphic organizer to go with this anchor chart at this site.

Language Arts Anchor Charts

Soooo cute. Persuasive writing about why or why not the pigeon should or should not be the principal for the day

Stapler's Strategies: persuasive writing

Tattle Tale tips plus free printable

Teach123 - tips for teaching elementary school: Tattle Tale Tips