"I Love to Read" February 2016

This year's Love2Read student activity sheet:

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Reading Hearts - 4 per page


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"I Love to Read" February 2015!

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February 2015 plans are shown above. Since this was posted we also made arrangements for two RETSD School Trustees to read to our students, we firmed up the date for the weather specialist to visit and we booked someone from radio station Energy 106.

This year's Love2Read plans incorporated Groundhog Day, National Flag of Canada Day and the 100th Day of School. See below for pictures of our month long celebration of reading.
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Contests
Top 5 Favourite Books (Bookshelf)
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Bookmark Design


Progressive Poem

Making Bookmarks

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Creating a 100 Cup Structure!
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Library Stuffies/Puppets

National Flag of Canada Day - Contest
Homerooms were challenged to complete the following:
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"I Love to Read" February 2014!

February 2014 was extra busy. This year's Love2Read plans incorporated the Winter Olympics, National Flag of Canada Day and 100th Day of School. See below for more details, including pictures.

Plans for 2014:
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Optional Challenge (at home):
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Students received a copy of this during their first library class in February.















Journal Making

Four classes were treated to a period of journal designing. the photo below shows some of the journals decorated by Mrs. Copeland's grade 1s.

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Optional Bookmark Design (at home):
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Students received a copy of this early in February (our 100th Day of School was Feb. 13, 2014).


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Optional Team Canada Design Contest (at home):
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Students received a copy of one of these sheets during the family group activity in February.


















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National Flag of Canada Trivia Contest:


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Student Guest Readers:

Kids Helping Kids students shared a book with each K through Gr. 2 class during their one of their regular library classes. K and Gr. 2 students received their very own copy of the book shared and a bookmark. Gr. 1s received a bookmark as they already received a copy of the book.

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Part of the "thank you" for the KHK guest readers.



Bookmarks for the Transcona Public Library:

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Bookmarks made by a group of Gr. 3-5 students for the Transcona Public Library.








"I Love to Read" February 2013!

Plans for 2013:
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Optional Challenge (at home):
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"I Love to Read" February 2012!

"We Love to Read" - Progressive Poem Video - Feb. 2012

Plans:

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Activities:

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Stuffies and puppets for use during library classes!


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'Gifts' for Kids Helping Kids Club guest readers!


Signs:

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Bookmarks:

Some students will be creating bookmarks from 'scratch' which will be given to our local public library (see below).
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Bookmark making supplies!

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Here are the finished bookmarks... more than 85 in all!



Kids Helping Kids readers are decorating bookmarks to give to students in the classes that they read to (see below).

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The pdf below is a sheet of 6 bookmarks... ready for colour!
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"I Love to Read" Plans & Activities! (2011 and earlier)

"We Love to Read" Progressive Poem Video - Feb. 2011







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All students will be invited to take part in the Reading BINGO Challenge!




Check Out Some of Our Bookmarks! (We use these year-round!)