If our students have been to a movie theater lately, then they definitely know what a sequel is! But today we talked about books having sequels, too. For example, one of our favorite books, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, has several sequels, including If You Take a Mouse to School. So after individual reading today, we made […]
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Last week at Let’s Read, we talked about the characters in our stories. This week, we learned about another storytelling term: setting. After reading on our own, we used our arts and crafts skills to make pictures of the settings from our books. As you can see in this photo, a group of our older students worked […]
School is back in session, and so is Let’s Read! To kick off Fall 2016—and to celebrate our move across the hall to room 210—we read a couple of brand new books. First up was Bill Cotter’s Don’t Push the Button! The only rule? Don’t push the button! (But, really, go ahead and push. See […]
Our summer session ended early this year, since many of our tutors and students are traveling for fun vacations! We wrapped up with an old favorite: Heads Up! Hope everyone has a great rest of their summer, and look forward to seeing everyone when school starts again in the fall!
We had a bit of rain with the usual “June gloom” this weekend in Los Angeles. That kept quite a few of our readers at home, but those who came had a fun day of reading! We talked more about characters (like we did last week), and this time created our own original characters! Our […]