News and Information
Hello Panthers! Contactless library begins this month for Grades 3-5. Grades K-2 will begin in February. Here you will find links to:
(Don't forget to "check out" our Free Library located at the front of the school!)
January is a very busy month! We are focusing on having a Positive Attitude, learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. and getting ready for Bedtime Books and our upcoming Read a Thon fundraiser!
LIVE AUTHOR READ ALOUD!
Watch Mrs. Sevilla read books HERE.
Looking for more read alouds? Browse a huge selection of books here!
NEW LIBRARY BOOKS!
Browse books newly added to our collection!
Here is a collection of free ebook websites:
Students: Click here to browse books based on what you like to read!
Then, use this form to request it to be added to our library collection!
OUR FOLLETT BOOK FAIR WAS A SUCCESS!
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR LIBRARY PROGRAM!
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and create stories, games, and animation!
The following sites offer support and helpful hints for parents navigating distance learning:
(filmed early in the year but still has some useful tips)
A Guide for Parents teaching at home
Check out DPIE for online chess, STEAM classes, and other learning opportunities.
Activities across all subjects. Includes ways students can Facetime each other:
From Bay Area Children's Theater:
A compilation of resources from Kate Messner, author of the Ranger in Time series
Scholastic online resources for families and teachers
Dav Pilkey (author of Dog Man and Captain Underpants has a page of activities related to his books:
Illustrator Jarret Lerner is updating this list frequently. If your student loves to draw/write/create I highly recommend this page.
Watch this space for the announcement of our next title!
Frederiksen Elementary was granted over $2,000 to purchase picture books in multiple languages for our students who would like to explore literature in languages other than English. We are proud to support the Path to Biliteracy program!Check out @FredLibrarian on Twitter! Learn what we are reading in the library and get special recommendations by Mrs. Sevilla!#FredReads Fred Students got to experience picture books using Novel Effect. They loved it and we plan on using again later in the year. I highly recommend this free app to enhance your read alouds!MRS. SEVILLA GOT TO MEET AUTHOR MAC BARNETT!
Mrs. Sevilla's visit with author Jon Agee!
Jon Agee signed his latest book, Lion Lessons, to Fred students!LIBRARY NEWSRecommended reading sites for kidsRecommended articles for grown-upsReading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else's shoes for a while.~Malorie BlackmanWe all can dance,” he said, “if we find the music that we love.”
– Giraffes Can’t Dance, Giles AndreaeOne child, one teacher, one book, and one pencil can change the world. - Malala YousafszaiLibrary HoursMonday-Friday8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
StaffName: Lori Sevilla
Title: Media TechnicianEmail Address: email@example.comPhone Number: (925) 828-1037 ext. 5217