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Mission Statement for Mesa View Elementary's Library
Our school library will celebrate reading and 21st century learning. We will ensure quality time by:
This site is put out by RIF (Reading is Fundamental). Good for both Elementary and Middle. They also have a page of reviews for the 13+ crowd.
Explore a Galaxy of Books
Check out the District's new websites. Pebbles GO!!! can be found on: School District 51 Virtual Library
Typing Adventure is a nice little game that young students can use to practice their typing skills. To play the game students just have to visit the game site, read the directions, and press start. The game scenario presented to students is a character leaping from stepping stone to stepping stone. To move along the path students have to type the letters of the stones they want to jump to. Students earn points based on speed and accuracy.
Library News:District Approved Databases for homework help
Parents, need a little extra help with finding web-sites with accurate information for your students to research their homework assignments? We have district approved web-sites that are just a click away, and your student can access with their district password.
FYI - This article on finding the right book for children to read may be helpful to parents.
Most children love being told nursery rhymes. The most popular nursery rhymes are listed here - perhaps nursery rhymes bring back fond memories of your childhood! Can you remember the tunes to the nursery rhymes? The most popular nursery rhymes are:
These examples of nursery rhymes have been passed down from generation to generation up to thirty times! It's no wonder the historical origins have become obscure. Even though the nursery rhymes lyrics may have changed only slightly over so many re-tellings, the English language itself has changed over the last six hundred years, as anyone reading Shakespeare for the first time could not fail to notice!
The web address to locate and copy the printable Nursery Rhyme Mini Books is:
"Reading is a Treasure for Life" click here to learn more.
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