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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Second Round of Cenovus Literacy Resources Arrive: What does this look like and mean for Grasslands Students?

The Second Cenovus Cheque for $200,000 was received in January and the literacy resources began arriving at Central Office last week before the ATA teachers convention. 


 
8 pallets  or 326.4 cubic feet of Grade Four - Six classroom resources
seen here in the carpentry bay at Grasslands Central Office

 What does this mean for our Grasslands students? Every student in Grades 4-6 has access to more books to read, talk about, learn from, and write about.
Thank you Cenovus Energy Inc.!
Inside these boxes are Scholastic Moving Up with Literacy Place resources for Grades 4, 5 & 6
1 Strategy Units Box and 4 Book Club Boxes (2 Social Studies themed and 2 Science themed)
1 Strategy Units Box and 4 Book Club Boxes (2 Social Studies themed and 2 Science themed)
1 Strategy Units Box and 4 Book Club Boxes (2 Social Studies themed and 2 Science themed) 
Scholastic Moving Up with Literacy Place training will take place for all Grasslands division 2 teachers after Easter break:

        • Gr. 4 Teachers - April 15, 2015
        • Gr. 5 Teachers - April 16, 2015
        • Gr. 6 Teachers - April 17, 2015


Teachers please don't hesitate to open up the boxes and dive in for a look before the training sessions and/or to get your students excited about the books/texts contained within them. Remember that your enthusiasm for books can be one of the best motivators for students enthusiasm for books.

Thanks for reading and I look forward to seeing you at the training sessions.
Crystal




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