READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY –
RSS CELEBRATION ON MARCH 4th
The National Education Association’s Read Across America Day is the nation’s largest reading event, occurring each year in relation to the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss born on March 2, 1904.
This year marks the 22nd year anniversary of reading fun from NEA!
HOW WILL RICHMOND STREET SCHOOL CELEBRATE ON 3/4?
*Students will attend an assembly to hear the exciting results of our school-wide Read-a-thon. I hope our Royal Readers reached our goal of 450,000 minutes in a month!
*Students will take The Pledge to Become a Lifelong Reader
*Students will sing a song and Choir Students will perform a Seussical song taught by our Music Teacher.
*A very special Cat and the Hat reader will read a Dr. Seuss story to the students.
*Classrooms may participate in various Dr. Seuss activities or host guest readers through the week!
* PTA Book Fair - Begins Feb. 27!
*Family Literacy Night is Friday, March 1st - 5-8pm! hosted by PTA and Mrs. Haun, Ms. Domer, Ms. Varghese, Ms. Brooks, Mrs. MacDonald. A fun night of games, prizes, food, face painting, Paws 2 Read with Presley (trained reading dog), and so much more!
Read Across America Calendar - Join us as we celebrate a nation of diverse readers with these recommended books, authors, and teaching resources that represent an array of experiences and cultures.
Check out www.Seussville.com for the official online home for Dr. Seuss where you can explore Dr. Seuss's world and interact with his classic characters through games, printable activities, the complete illustrated character guide, and more!
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is an award-winning series and website that is designed to spark a love of learning and an interest in science and math for children:http://pbskids.org/catinthehat/.
Dr. Seuss Apps:
- Dr. Seuss Camera (99 cents, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad)
With this fun Cat in the Hat app, you can insert your favorite Seuss characters into your photos or turn yourself into one of them, and then decorate your creations and send them out as e-cards.
- Lorax Garden (99 cents, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Droid)
Love the book and the movie? Then get the kids gaming and growing their own Truffula garden on this colorful Lorax app.
- Dr. Seuss Band (99 cents, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad)
Jam out Seuss-style with this free app that plays silly songs and sound effects and lets you compose your own Seussian soundtracks.
Certificates of appreciation and achievement and lots more: http://www.nea.org/grants/61654.htm