Read Across America - March 2003
Delsea HS Celebrates Reading on Dr. Seuss' Birthday
See Celebration March 2001
See Celebration March 2002
9th graders set up reading
and coloring stations in the HS gym and
center for the elementary students
2nd from Janvier School
attended Reading Fair on March 3
2nd from Aura School also attended Reading Fair on
March 3 and learned sign language.
9th graders preparing
books and practicing hat-making for event.
the Cat in the Hat, Cinderella, Belle, Jasmine, Juliet, Spiderman,
Lugi, the Fairy Godmother and Snow White visited with students.
9th graders from Ms. Williams', Mr. Hester's, Mrs.
Jernegan's, Mrs. Chamberlin's and Mrs.Alleva's
their books that they had written to
the students. Books were written as part of a Learn and Serve Project.
Books will be displayed in the Franklin Township Public Library.
Guest readers from the Franklin Township (Officer
1, Officer 2) and Elk
Township Police Department shared books.
Elk Township Superintendent
took time to read during the celebration.
Special guest reader, Congressman
LoBiondo read to 2nd graders. He shared a moment with the Cat
in the Hat and the high school librarians.
9th graders assisted elementary
students with hat-making.
9th graders prepared writing
activities that they shared with the 2nd graders.
9th graders donated Horton Hears a Who by
Dr. Seuss to Janvier and Aura
HS choral group shared song,
"We Love Dr. Seuss." (Click
on link to hear the song.)
Magic Show - March 3
9th graders attended Franklin Township Public Library
to hear storyteller, Laura Kaighn give them
tips on how to present their stories.
Event was funded by a grant from Ezra Jack Keats
Foundation for joint public and school library program.
Students had a chance to interact and present stories
as Robert and
had opportunities to practice.
Students also had a chance to make paper
frog as a storytelling device
room - Make a thinking cap as one of The 500 Hats of Bartholomew
-Listen to sound files of Dr. Seuss and characters from his books or try
one of the cross-word search puzzles.
Random - Includes Arthur, Berenstain Bears, Thomas the Tank, Junie
B. Jones Activities.
Fun - Make Grinch crafts or color a Dr. Seuss bookmark.
Locate coloring pages, recipes or play games such as Musical chairs.
Visit NEA's Read
Jan Brett's Webpage
Try out her activity pages including activities for The Mitten or send
Visit with Arthur, D.W. and Francine by author, Marc
Brown. Hear Arthur's songs, play games or print out coloring
pages. (Plug-ins Shockwave and Real Audio needed.)
Listen to Miss
Anne's Fun for Little Ears - Hear sample songs from her collection
such as Only Sweets to Eat or Bug Juice.
Read Dav Pilkey's
jokes and riddles or print out coloring pages for his books including Dogzilla.
Explore with Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Norman
Bridwell. Places to visit include the beach, the doghouse, backyard
Like sports stories, science fiction or stories about
a kid becoming President? Then visit Dan
Gutman's site and try your hand at his puzzles or read an excerpt from
one of his new books.
Visit the Dr.
Reviewed and Updated 2/27/2003
M. Baker and Mary
Moyer, Media Specialists
Delsea Regional High School
Franklinville, NJ 08322
Webmistress, Mary Moyer
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