Shauna Jasperson

Librarian

Curriculum 

  • Kindergartners come to the library once a week for thirty minutes. Their library day is Monday or Friday. We begin the year learning about the responsibilities that go along with the opportunity to check out books. These include book care, library procedures, choosing books, proper library behavior, and returning books on time. Students may check out one book for a period of one week.
  • First and second graders come to the library once a week for forty-five minutes. Monday or Friday are the days for first grade and Tuesday or Wednesday for second grade. We begin the year reviewing library procedures and book care. They learn about the different areas of the library and where some of the early chapter books are located. First graders may check out one book for a period of one week until after Christmas. Then they may check out two books for a period of one week. Second graders may check out two books for a period of one week. If they want to continue to read a book they have checked out, it may be renewed.
  • Third and fourth graders come to the library once a week for forty-five minutes. We begin reviewing the procedures they have learned over their first few years. Students learn locations and differences between fiction and nonfiction books, as well as how to find these on our computer catalog. They also work on projects that are a collaborative effort between the classroom, library, technology, and other specials. Third graders may check out three books for a period of two weeks. Fourth graders may check out four books for a period of two weeks. These materials can be renewed.
  • Fifth graders come to the library once a week for forty-five minutes. They also have the opportunity to come into the library and/or computer lab during open times to check out books or do research for projects. We begin the year with a review of library procedures and how to locate materials in our computer catalog. Students begin learning how to properly prepare a Bibliography or Work Cited as they will be required to do so on many of their projects throughout the curriculum. They also work on projects that are a collaborative effort between the classroom, library, technology, and other specials.  Fifth graders may check out four books for a period of two weeks. These materials can be renewed.

Events

Kid’s Summer Reading Program at the Beaverton City Library


Classroom Schedule

 

Newsletters

 

Friday Five

VC View

Resources

Multnomah County Library Homework Center

VCES Library Catalog

World Book Online

This service allows all school families access from home. World Book Kids and World Book Student are great research resources. Go to:  worldbookonline.com.

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Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS)

This site provides information on how to do research, databases to locate information, a citation maker that provides a template for creating a Works Cited or Bibliography, and many other research resources.
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