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Summer Reading (pathfinder A)

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Summer Reading User Guide 

 

Have you ever been bored during the summer?  For whatever reason, did a friend cancel out or no show?  Does your parent ever want you to baby-sit younger siblings?

 

Well these sites will give you plenty to discover, investigate, and occupy your time.  Check them out! 

 

 

Fort Vancouver Regional Library:   

 Teens:   http://www.fvrl.org/teens/index.cfm

Intermediate: http://www.fvrl.org/kids/index.cfm

 

  • Click on the above link

     

  • Double click on the “Catalog” button

     

  • Enter a book tile that you might want to read and click “enter”

     

  • Scroll for the book, check to make sure it isn’t an audio recording, then click “book detail” button to read reviews.

     

  • To place a hold, click the “place hold” button and a screen will open for you to type in all of your library card numbers, then type in your last 4-digits of your home phone number.  The last step is to locate the destination for pick up, use the scroll button to the end of the list and hi-light “mail.”  Another screen will appear and you need to click the “ok” and your book is on its way to you at your home.

     

**** In your journal write today's date and then write:  1) Book Title: In one sentence tell why you chose that book for summer reading.

 

 

 

  Summer Reading List:

Grades 6-12:  http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/DIS/readlist/6.htm

 

Grades K-5:   http://www.kidsreads.com 

 

  • Click on the above link

     

  • Scroll and read one of the book reviews

     

  • Choose one title that you could place a hold on at the Fort Vancouver Regional Library site for summer reading

     

**** In your journal write:   2) Author’s first and last name and the book’s title then write one sentence telling why you chose that book for summer reading.

 

 

 

Authors and Illustrators:         

http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/authors.html

 

  • Click on the above link

     

  • Scroll and locate one author’s name, click on the name and read about that author.

     

**** In your journal write:   3) Author’s first and last name and one item of interest that you learned about the author.  Write one sentence telling why you chose that author to read about.

 

 

Just for Fun:  

 http://www.bookadventure.com/ki/index.asp

 http://www.funbrain.com/kidscenter.html

 

  • Click on the above link

     

  • Click on the “Games” button

     

  • Scroll down to the “2Bee or Nottobee” and click

     

  • Choose one of the level 1 bees by clicking on it

     

  • Click the flower for the right verb, have fun

     

**** In your journal write:   4) Quiz score = fill in the score you received.  Write one sentence about why you might revisit this site during the summer.

 

 

 

  Summer Collection:   

http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/students/index.html

 

  • Click on the above link

     

  • Click on the “Amazing Collections” arrow

     

  • Click on the “Start” button

     

  • Click “Amazing Collections” at the top – middle (blue and white writing)

     

  • Click on “Rock & Minerals”

     

  • Once you have read the introduction, click the left side bar areas to learn more

     

**** In your journal write:   5) Rock & Minerals = then write one sentence telling about something you just learned.  Write one sentence about why you might revisit this site during the summer.

 

 

Discovery Sites: 

Eric-Sousa:  http://www.kidsclick.org

       Air & Space Museum:  http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal100/gal100.html

           Global Reading:  http://www.icdlbooks.org

                   Scotland Museum:  http://www.nms.ac.uk/kidsonly.aspx

                      Smithsonian:  http://www.mnh.si.edu/explore/diversity.htm

                                                        National War Museum:  http://www.warmuseum.org/Exhibits.htm

 

  • Click on the above link and discover a new topic of interest by clicking on the link of your choosing

     

     

**** In your journal write:   6) Discovery link = then write two sentences telling which site you chose and what you discovered.

 

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