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By The Library Patch
Teaching our kids how to be safe on the Internet should be a vital component to EVERY curriculum. Our students are using the Internet nearly every day to interact with the their world. Today’s kids don’t even know a world without Internet, so we
Subjects:
Instructional Technology, Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Google Apps
$3.00
15
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By The Library Patch
Kids LOVE themselves a game of BINGO. Why not use this entertaining game format to review your Library Rules? BINGO squares include vocabulary like fiction, nonfiction, shelfmarkers, bookmarks, spines out, etc. Perfect for the beginning of the
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Games
$3.00
21
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By The Library Patch
~Updated 10/23/2019 with both a Fall/Autumn AND a Halloween Themed Call Number Hunt~ Save 30% on this Bundle! Call Number Hunts will have your kiddos locating a book on the shelves in the picture book, chapter book, and nonfiction sections of your
Subjects:
Literature, Library Skills
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables
$19.25
$13.50
41
Bundle
By The Library Patch
Simplify the research process so that early readers and writers will find success. Perfect for the Common Core shared research standard! My First Research Project Includes 1) A Title Page 2) Let's Talk Turkey (A way of activating prior
Subjects:
Library Skills, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Projects, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.5, RI.2.1, RI.2.5, W.K.7, W.1.7, W.2.7
$3.00
79
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By The Library Patch
A Back-to-the-Books favorite, Library Dragon, by Carmen Agra Deedy tells the story of a new librarian, Miss Lotta Scales. She takes her job of protecting the library books REALLY seriously. Maybe a little bit too seriously, as soon teachers and
Subjects:
Literature, Library Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.2, RL.1.2, RL.2.3
$1.50
25
Digital Download PDF (5.78 MB)
By The Library Patch
Don’t fall for just any ordinary, track-your-minutes, summer reading program! Excite your kiddos with this EXTRAordinary camping themed reading challenge. Students are encouraged to read more than just books; they can get credit for joke books,
Subjects:
Reading, Library Skills, Summer
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables
$4.00
34
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By The Library Patch
This product includes EVERYTHING that you would need to guide your students to complete an animal research report from beginning to end. A true research report is a multi-paragraph essay with introductory, detail, and concluding paragraphs. This
Subjects:
Reading, Science, Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Research
$6.00
92
Digital Download ZIP (42.85 MB)
By The Library Patch
Wild About Books by Judy Sierra is PERFECT for introducing your library and for reinforcing book care. This oldie but goodie follows a librarian, Molly McGrew as she unwittingly pulls her bookmobile into a zoo. After reading aloud from the good Dr.
Subjects:
Literature, Library Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.4, RL.1.5
$1.50
31
Digital Download PDF (6.75 MB)
By The Library Patch
A Monopoly board with a book themed twist! Perfect for your game themed display. These EDITABLE game board pieces can be used on a bulletin board, around a doorway, or even as a border along the top of a wall. Each of the game board pieces have
Subjects:
Reading, Library Skills
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
26
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By The Library Patch
~ Updated 9/16/2019 with Library Book Bingo ~ Are you a librarian? Stop here and SAVE over 25% by grabbing ten of my favorite Library Resource products in one Library Skill and Resource Bundle. Start the year with an Escape the Library activity,
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Professional Development
$33.50
$25.00
6
Bundle
By The Library Patch
There is no better story than Memoirs of a Goldfish to discuss characterization, memoirs, and stepping out of your comfort zone. Goldfish has a perfectly contented life! He simply swims around his fishbowl. But slowly, day by day, Goldfish’s tank
Subjects:
Literature, Library Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RI.K.3, RI.1.3, RI.2.3
$1.50
26
Digital Download PDF (5.97 MB)
By The Library Patch
Encourage kids to practice their researching skills by finding the answers to interesting and engaging questions with these editable November research task cards. Each one of the 20 research task cards presents a single fact about the month. Each
Subjects:
Reading, Library Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Task Cards
$4.00
29
Digital Download ZIP (10.98 MB)
By The Library Patch
A twelve-page EASY research project, all about butterflies, perfect for teaching the common core shared research standard with even your earliest researchers! My First Research Project Includes 1) A Title Page 2) What Do You Already Know? (A way of
Subjects:
Library Skills, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Projects, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.5, RI.2.1, RI.2.5, W.1.7, W.2.7
$4.00
47
Digital Download ZIP (11.24 MB)
By The Library Patch
Encourage kids to practice their researching skills by finding the answers to interesting and engaging questions with these editable March research task cards. Each one of the 20 research task cards presents a single fact about the month. Each fact
Subjects:
Reading, Library Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Task Cards
$4.00
29
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By The Library Patch
Let the games begin! This activity/coloring book will engage your students in your review of book care rules. This product features TWO different books in two different printing styles. One book is simply formatted for coloring. Each page sports
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$2.00
28
Digital Download ZIP (25.01 MB)
By The Library Patch
This Discovery Journal encourages students to read, research, and respond to five different facets of Iroquois life: shelter, food, clothing/tanning, jobs, and ceremonies. Students learn best when they are given tasks that require them to search for
Subjects:
Native Americans, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables
$3.00
43
Digital Download PDF (5.21 MB)
By The Library Patch
Simplify the research process so that early readers and writers will find success! This project is perfect for the common core shared research standard!My First Research Project Includes1) A Title Page2) I Already Know that the President (A way of
Subjects:
Government, Library Skills, Presidents' Day
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$3.50
42
Digital Download ZIP (12.17 MB)
By The Library Patch
Give Me Back My Book! by Travis Foster shares the tale of two friends, Redd and Bloo who are “discussing” {quite loudly at times} who owns a particular green book with a hard cover, a nice spine, and pages that turn from left to right. As the two
Subjects:
Literature, Library Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.7, RL.1.7, RL.2.7
$1.50
13
Digital Download PDF (5.70 MB)
By The Library Patch
Encourage kids to practice their researching skills by finding the answers to interesting and engaging questions with these editable October research task cards. Each one of the 20 research task cards presents a single fact about the month. Each
Subjects:
Library Skills, Autumn, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Task Cards
$4.00
26
Digital Download ZIP (13.41 MB)
By The Library Patch
Grab your students' attention with this unique Biography Research Report. Students will research an assigned/chosen famous person, creating note pages of researched facts on their childhood, early adult life, career, accomplishments and other
Subjects:
Library Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Printables
$3.50
43
Digital Download ZIP (5.01 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught third and fourth grade for twelve years and learned that many nine and ten-year-olds have not only lots of spunk and energy, but a great sense of humor! I was lucky enough to teach two cycles of a third to fourth grade loop. I was a self-contained classroom and taught all subject areas. My passion for both literature and burgeoning technology sent me in pursuit of a degree as a school librarian. I have been working as a school library media specialist for the last five years in a PreK to grade 5 elementary school. I have recently discovered the amazing world of educators sharing their bountiful ideas, lessons, worksheets, and units on websites like Teachers Pay Teachers. As a former teacher, and current library media specialist, I was thrilled with the idea of finding new materials created by other teachers and sharing some of my materials with other librarians. So, if you happen to stumble upon my site, send your librarian here. I hope to have much to share, but I also have much to learn.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am a very "unquiet" librarian!! My library is a constant barrage of kids, laughter, questions, answers, gaming, computer use, and of course, BOOKS! I believe that students learn best by doing and answering their own questions. I also firmly believe that today's librarian needs to be aware of the recent shift in education. I refer to the Common Core Standards daily and have tweaked many of my existing lessons to better align with them.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Ahh ... if only I had something impressive and nationally recognized to list here! Sadly, I don't. However, I have had a few little ones dub me "The Best Liberrian Ever", been told that I am "pretty cool" and been referred to the as that "awesome book lady." No, not renown honors, but I would take them over a plaque any day.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I received my high school diploma from a small school in upstate New York, my Education Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from Potsdam State University, and my Library Media Specialist Master's Degree from Mansfield University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Not only do I have the best job in school, but I have the best family at home! I am married to a great guy, one who is pretty patient with my love affair with all things techie. Although my two kids have left me with an empty nest, they have turned into some pretty great people!

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