News and Information
Hello Panthers! We are currently working on best practices for library book circulation and will keep you updated as policies are created. In the meantime, feel free to click on any of the links on this page to access online learning, activities, writing, games, and of course reading!
In November, we are focused on the character trait of Empathy, learning about Indigenous people, and celebrating Veteran's Day and Thanksgiving!
OUR FOLLETT BOOK FAIR WAS A SUCCESS!
Fred families ordered over $1,500 in new books for their students and teachers! Orders will be shipped directly to Fred and families will be notified with dates and times for contactless distribution.
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.
Actors reading children's books:
A compilation of resources from Kate Messner, author of the Ranger in Time series
Scholastic online resources for families and teachers
Illustrator Jarret Lerner is updating this list frequently. If your student loves to draw/write/create I highly recommend this page.
Oakland Zoo At-Home Activities
Activities from Jessie Sima, author of Not Quite Narwhal and Love, Z
Dav Pilky (author of Dog Man and Captain Underpants has a page of activities related to his books:
Excellent listing of authors and illustrators reading their stories using Facebook and Instragram Live. These videos stay up for about a day so you can access them at a time convenient for you
Activities across all subjects. Includes ways students can Facetime each other:
From Bay Area Children's Theater:
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 exercies 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 AndreaeLibrary HoursMonday-Friday8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
StaffName: Lori Sevilla
Title: Media TechnicianEmail Address: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone Number: (925) 828-1037 ext. 5217