Monday, December 15, 2008

Dec 15-19/08 Read Aloud Books (RAB)s

Kindergarten: The Stable that Bob Built by Cindy Kenny A VeggieTale version of the poem "The House that Jack Built".
Grade 1: Silent Night, Holy Night : The Story Behind our Favourite Christmas Carol by Myrna Strasser ; Emma's Cold Day by Margriet Ruurs
Grade 2: Paddington Bear and the Christmas Surprise by Michael Bond
Grade 3: Countdown to Christmas by Bill Peet
Grade 4: When Mother was Eleven-foot-four : a Christmas Memory by Jerry Camery-Hoggatt
Grade 5: Christmas Tapestry (Continued) by Patricia Polacco

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Dec 8-12/08 Read Aloud Books (RAB)s

The RABs for this week are:

Kindergarten: The Grumpy Shepherd by Paddie Devon

Grade 1: A Star for Christmas by Trisha Romance (Did you know there is a story of St. Francis of Assisi who also made a nativity scene in a forest cave to surprise his friends?) it is in the book: Francis: the poor man of Assisi by Tomie de Paola (very interesting).

Grade 2: The Christmas Cobwebs by Odds Bodkin

Grade 3: Runaway Dreidel by Leslea Newman

Grade 4: The Legend of St. Nicholas: a story of Christmas giving by Dandi Daley Mackall

Grade 5: Christmas Tapestry by Patricia Polacco

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Inaugural Blog

Well, I have finally gone and done it! I have started my own BLOG!

Now, I guess I actually have to write something worth reading. :)

Check back soon!