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Monday, 6 April 2020
Author Beverly Cleary
Now Playing: Great books by great authors
Topic: Writers

Check out the story behind Beverly Cleary and her books.

Posted by Ms. Owens at 7:52 AM CDT
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Thursday, 2 April 2020
Learn Facts About our State
Now Playing: MS Coloring Book
Topic: Social Studies

Want to learn more about MS and the symbols of Mississippi?

Why did our state pick the toy that was chosen for our state?

What is the state land mammal? What special tall building guides ships

along the coast to prevent accidents? Read this and find out.


Posted by Ms. Owens at 7:22 PM CDT
Updated: Saturday, 25 April 2020 5:52 PM CDT
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Wednesday, 1 April 2020
2020 Magnolia Book Awards
Now Playing: Book Winners are announced!
Topic: Books

The Magnolia Book Awards are officially announced.

How did this happen?

What are the Magnolia Awards?

First, many books are sent to librarians on this committee from authors and publishers. Then the librarians choose which 10 books they think their reading audience will like the best in each category. Here is the best part... students get to vote and choose which book they like the best.

Check out the winners and then look to see which books students get to vote on next year for the 2021 Magnolia Book Award.

Posted by Ms. Owens at 9:02 AM CDT
Updated: Thursday, 2 April 2020 9:16 AM CDT
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Monday, 30 March 2020
Planting Seeds for a Healthy Life
Mood:  happy
Now Playing: How to plant Tomatos & Multiplication
Topic: Gardens

First plant several seeds in each container.

Potting soil works best. Plants need water and sun to grow.

If several plants grow in each cup, 

seperate the plants so they can grow bigger.

How many tomatos will be able to fit in your garden space?

Can you grow a tomato plant in a bucket?

When will you start your garden? 

Do tomato sandwiches have vitamin C?

Let me know how your garden grows.




Posted by Ms. Owens at 8:28 AM CDT
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Friday, 27 March 2020
Who is your favorite character?
Mood:  energetic
Now Playing: PBS Kids
Topic: Reading

Who is your favorite character

on the PBS stories and movies?

Why is that character your favorite?

How can you learn more about your favorite character?

Watch and learn through PBS.

Posted by Ms. Owens at 4:10 PM CDT
Updated: Monday, 6 April 2020 8:37 PM CDT
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Thursday, 26 March 2020
Dr Suess Fun
Mood:  happy
Now Playing: Reading with Dr. Suess
Topic: Reading

Want to have fun and learn with Dr. Seuss? 

Cook up some Green Eggs and Ham and then

Check out this great place

To visit when stuck in the house.



Posted by Ms. Owens at 3:39 PM CDT
Updated: Sunday, 29 March 2020 5:02 PM CDT
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Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Science News 3rd through 5th
Mood:  caffeinated
Now Playing: Science News for Students
Topic: Science

Want to know more about electric eels?

Check out this resource.

 Read every day.

Books, magazines, facts, fiction... it is all good.


Posted by Ms. Owens at 3:19 PM CDT
Updated: Sunday, 29 March 2020 3:29 PM CDT
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Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Happy Healthy MS
Mood:  happy
Now Playing: Great Healthy Easy recipes
Topic: Recipes

Check out the great recipes here.

Ms. Felicia Groves, our school nutritionist,

sent this website link

for all of our eager cooks

with healthy appetites.



Posted by Ms. Owens at 10:06 AM CDT
Updated: Tuesday, 24 March 2020 10:13 AM CDT
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Monday, 23 March 2020
Virtual Animals at the Zoo
Now Playing: Virtual Trip to the Zoo

Want to go somewhere fun but can't get out?

How about a virtual trip to the Zoo?

 The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids

with amazing videos, activities, and games.

Posted by Ms. Owens at 1:17 PM CDT
Updated: Monday, 23 March 2020 1:21 PM CDT
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Sunday, 5 January 2020
Magnolia Possible Book
Now Playing: The Dog Who Lost his Bark

The Dog Who Lost His Bark by Eoin Colfer

Illustrated by P.J. Lynch

Patrick gets a dog finally. The dog Oz is afraid of everything because of the way he has been treated.

Patrick helps him learn to trust him and helps him be happier. Will the dog return the favor when things happen to Patrick?

Lovely illustrations let you know how the dog feels.

(2nd-4th grade, Genre: fiction)

This book rates 5 stars out of 5.

Posted by Ms. Owens at 9:58 PM CST
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