Library Check-out

Weslandia and Library Check-out
Posted on 10/27/2020

A new Read-aloud from Ms. LeAnn's Library Land...

Wesley's garden produces a crop of huge, strange plants which provide him with clothing, shelter, food, and drink, thus helping him create his own civilization and changing his life.

To PLAY click title link: Westlandia Written by Paul Fleischman, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
Activities Think/Discuss: How do you empathize“understand and share” Wesley’s feelings? How does Wesley respond to challenges and opportunities?  
Vocabulary Words: civilization, tormentors, scornful, blunders, myriad, innovations, morale
Connect: Plant a seed and watch it grow! Explore and appreciate nature. What can you create/build with the natural resources in your environment?
Video: Celebrate Weslandia’s 20thAnniversary. Wonder what Wesley’s been up to the past 20 years? Paul Fleischman reads letter from this inspiring character.   

Tomorrow!  Library checkout for 4th and 5th graders – reminder to go online and reserve a book to pick up on Wednesday!  You can reserve all the way up to 11 a.m. Wednesday morning!   Here's how you do that!

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