April 26, 2015: Library

Second graders are very busy reading different genres of literature.  So far we have covered poetry, fantasy, science fiction and folk literature which includes fairy tales, tall tales, fables, myths and legends.  Students have been encouraged to take home a book in each genre.  Surveying the genres is a great way to practice open-mindedness!  Often children who do not like to read fiction, will enjoy reading informational texts or even biographies. If you have a reluctant reader at home, try some non-fiction!

Arthur Dorros, in disguiseAuthor and illustrator Arthur Dorros visited TIS on April 9!  He talked about his books and storytelling. The second graders loved his story Alligator Shoes and his funny masks! If you would like to check out one of his books, many are available in the TIS Library.

April is National Poetry Month! To explore some great poetry websites with your child, click here.

The annual Scholastic Book Fair will take place the first week in June outside Stearns Hall.  I need parent volunteers to run the morning shifts from 7:30-8:30!  Please let me know if you can help.

Thanks for having such great kids who love to read!

Tamara Beecroft