Welcome to the International School of Tanganyika’s Elementary Campus Library information site. Here you will find what’s happening in the library, student activities and much more. Please check back often and feel free to leave us a message with your ideas, links and good thoughts. Asante!
Grade 2 classes have been hearing stories about the moon and its phases
Grade 2: Here is the Phases of the Moon music video
Here is the Phases of the Moon game
Hello Grade 4′s!
I understand you’re looking for poetry!
International Children’s Digital Library has books in all kinds of languages. Click here to search for poetry. Then try finding poetry in another language!
Use Storynory to read and listen to poems. Click here. (Go borrow some headphones if you’re listening in the library.)
Giggle Poetry is here.
There are some classic poems here.
The poems here are organized by type … animal poems, funny poems, sad poems, etc.
Author Kenn Nesbitt’s newest poems are here.
Shel Silverstein poems are here.
And here, to start you off, is a performance of a Roald Dahl poem (go borrow some headphones if you’re listening in the library):
Do you agree? Enjoy and explore —
: )) Ms. Karen
Hello Grade 4′s & 5′s!
Click on the link below and open the power point. Use it to learn about how primary and secondary sources are different. Fill out your check-list as you go. (Can you add some resources I didn’t think of in the last 2 blanks?)
Try a search for symmetry on the library catalog (OLIVER) and you’ll find a book on snowflakes, and a link to a website on which you can make your own symmetrical snowflake. Did you know that OLIVER includes educational websites on all kinds of subjects? Just a click away. If you see the world icon, it leads to a website:
If you see a book icon, the entry leads to a book:
To connect to classroom activities in math and symmetry, Kindergarteners in the library this week heard a story about snow, Snow on Snow on Snow by Cheryl Chapman; saw photos of snowflakes in the book The Story of Snow by Mark Cassino; and built their own snowflakes here
Do your own OLIVER search here. OLIVER can be found on the Quick Links on IST’s homepage.