David Thompson Elementary
Literacy Week Activities - January 28th - February 1st
Monday, January 28th Wear A Word & Drop Everything And Read (DEAR)
Students should find an interesting word in a book and wear it on their shirt (Use a sticky label or pin it on). Encourage the students to ask others about their word throughout the day.
At 1:00 pm students and staff will Drop Everything And Read.
Tuesday, January 29th Reading Rocks, So Wear Some Funky Socks
Students wear funky socks to school in celebration of Literacy Week reading.
Wednesday, January 30th Beach Day Reading
Wear your sunglasses and bring a beach towel to stretch out and read your favorite book during a reading block.
Classes are invited to partner with their buddy classes and primary classes are invited to come to the gym from 9:15-9:30 to stretch out and read with Ms. Boyle and Mrs. Bojesen
Thursday, January 31st Poem in Your Pocket
Students either write or find, copy and cite a favourite short poem that is carried in their pockets throughout the day and then shared with a buddy reader or another student, or several.
Friday, February 1st Dress as Your Favorite Book Character
Students and staff are invited to come to school dressed as a character from their favorite children's book. Some ideas are:
Fancy Nancy, Harry Potter, Pete the Cat, Fly Guy, Pinkalicious, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Elephant and Piggy, Where's Waldo, Madeline, Junie B. Jones, Cat in the Hat, Dog Man