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Learning Commons

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5th grade Travel project
Travel Symbaloo
https://www.symbaloo.com/shared/AAAABk2pt7QAA42ACw3JkQ==

5th Grade ELAR Project
Author Bios Chapter Books
https://tinyurl.com/y83znuuj

Biographies of Authors
http://www.famousauthors.org/

KidsReads.com
https://www.kidsreads.com/

Looking Glass Review
http://lookingglassreview.com/books/authors-illustrators/websites/

Biography.com
https://www.biography.com/people/groups/famous-childrens-authors

Favorite Authors
Destiny Homepage

This link will take you to the Destiny Homepage. It is filled with links to many different authors and favorite series. Take some time to learn more about your favorite author or series! 

http://destiny3.esc11.net/common/servlet/presenthomeform.do?l2m=Home&tm=Home&l2m=Home

Summer Reading
Scholastic Summer Reading Suggestions

A list of books for Preschool through High School

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collection/keep-kids-reading-all-summer-long

Texas 2x2 Reading List 2018

A list of books that are great for ages 2 to 2nd grade. 

http://www.txla.org/groups/2x2-current

Summer reading list for everyone
http://www.readbrightly.com/summer-reading-central/?sid=302&mcg=1D9B0DBF009B3DD2E0534FD66B0AC973&ref=PRH0563577803&aid=randohouseinc13256-20&linkid=PRH0563577803&cdi=1D989363E3013DE0E0534FD66B0A2F04

Association of Library Service for Children Summer Reading
http://www.ala.org/alsc/publications-resources/book-lists/2017-summer-reading-list

Imagination Soup
https://imaginationsoup.net/summer-reading-list-for-kids/

TeacherVision
https://www.teachervision.com/holidays/summer-reading-lists

Texas 2x2 Reading List (Previous Years)

Texas 2x2 Reading Lists from previous years with a variety of activities.

http://www.txla.org/groups/2x2-previous

Texas Bluebonnet Award Lists (previous years)

A list of titles from previous years

http://www.txla.org/TBA-booklists

I hate to read til I read this!
http://www.readkiddoread.com/blog/i-hated-to-read-til-i-read-this-booklist-for-boys

Reading Rockets
http://www.readingrockets.org/books/summer

Curious George
http://www.curiousgeorge.com

Award Winning Books
Texas 2x2 books

Texas 2x2 books are selected by librarians across Texas as books that are great for ages 2 to 2nd Grade. Each book has list of parent/child activities and websites associated with it. Click on "Current List" to see this year's list of books. Click on Book Talk on the right for a fun look at each book and to learn more about the authors.

http://txla.org/groups/2x2

Caldecott Award

Visit this site to learn more about the Randolph Caldecott Medal. This award is awarded to the best picture book of the year.

http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/awards/6/detail

Pura Belpre' Award
http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/awards/4/detail

Coretta Scott King Award
http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/awards/24/detail

Fun!!
Scholastic - The Stacks (ages 8-12)
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/stacks/?esp=CORPHP/ib/////NAV/Kids/Tab/STACKSHP////

Scholastic - Family Playground (ages 3-7)
http://www.scholastic.com/parents/play/?esp=CORPHP/ib/////NAV/Kids/Tab/FPHP////

Teacher Links
PBS Learning Media

This site has lots of lesson plans with associated video clips from PBS. Membership is free and includes a great newsletter highlighting different topics each issue.

http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/?utm_source=mast&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=affinity