Emerson Elementary School
Blanford, Lauren
Librarian lblanford@elmhurst205.org

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Emerson Library

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Thank You PTA

Thank you to the PTA for making it possible for award-winning author Candace Fleming to visit Emerson! We had a wonderful time learning about how Ms. Fleming finds ideas for her stories everywhere she goes and how many times she rewrote her text to make it great! 

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Happy 2019! 

We have some amazing things in store for students in the Emerson Library!

Kindergarten and 1st grade students will be getting ready to vote for the Monarch award by reading the award-nominated books in the library. 

Second graders will be extending their classroom unit on body systems with a creative project in our Eagle Innovation Station.

Third graders will extend their learning on the economy be creating commercials using iMovie on our iPads. 

Fourth graders will start the year with a Frosty Breakout EDU (an escape room for education). 

Fifth graders will be finishing up coding projects in Scratch and then extending their learning with Makey-Makey Invention Kits

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Innovation Station Drop In!

A huge thank you to all of the families who have supported our new Eagle Innovation Station this year through donations of time, money, and materials! We are excited to offer Innovation Station Drop-Ins to students during lunch recess. Drop-Ins are offered on a weekly basis by grade level. So far we have conducted Innovation Station Drop-Ins for the following grade levels:

5th Grade - Origami

4th Grade - Lego Mazes and Challenges

3rd Grade - Keva Block Challenges

2nd Grade - Coming next...

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Need Something New to Read?

Take look at these great kids' booklists from the Elmhurst Public Library. Every student at Emerson Elementary is eligible for a public library card. We hope students will be regular visitors at the library here at Emerson AND the Elmhurst Public Library! 

Read Me a Story

Storyline, from the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.  Watch and listen as actors present children's books.