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8th grade Language Arts classes have had some time to look at the many books available in the library.  What did you check out?  Let us know by filling out this exit ticket before you leave today.

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One great way to find just right books is to find out what other students your age are reading.  There are a number of ways to share your books with other Eagle Readers. Bookcasting – online audio book review Check out other Eagle Readers’ Reviews Vidcasting – digital video book review, there are tons of [...]

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Thank You Laurie Halse Anderson!

Laurie Halse Anderson spoke to Eckstein 7th grade students on Monday, November 8.  Thank you to Ms. Anderson and the Secret Garden Bookshop for this amazing opportunity.  For more on her latest book and about her current tour check out Laurie Halse Anderson’s Live Journal.

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7th grade – 13 colonies research

Here are some great sites to check out for your 13 colonies research: www.usahistory.info www.socialstudiesforkids.com www.suffolk.lib.ny.us/youth/jcsscolonial.html Don’t forget about e-library, ProQuest and IPL.  When you are in IPL, look for the Colonial America pathfinder that we talked about in class. There is also some great information on www.thinkquest.org.  Click on the library tab and you won’t [...]

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Magazine Sale

If you would like to help support both the magazine sale and the library, please consider donating a subscription to the library.  For a list of titles, contact Anne Dame at amdame@seattleschools.org Thanks for your support!

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Blog-Jam Session

We will be using three documents in our training today: Blog Glossary Anatomy of a Blog SPS Web Authoring Guidelines (page 4 is particularly relevant) Eckstein Eagles Library Blog Josh Hanson’s Classroom Blog Don’t forget, if you have any questions please feel free to contact Rebecca Wynkoop (rlwynkoop@seattleschools.org), Josh Hanson (jjhanson@seattleschools.org) or our building ET, Eric Miller [...]

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Book Fair This Week!

Don’t  miss out!  Our inagural Book Fair is this Thursday, October 7, 2010 from 7:30am -4pm and 5:30 to 9:30pm – in the Eckstein library! Thanks to the University Bookstore, twenty-five percent of proceeds from sales that day will benefit Eckstein readers, and will be used to buy more books for our Eagle Readers!

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Book Fair 2010!

University Book Store is excited to be on the Eckstein campus on Thursday, October 7, 2010 from 7:30am -4pm and 5:30 to 9:30pm.  Come to the Eckstein Library to browse a selection of new and popular titles for middle schoolers (and a few for parents, too)!   Students will be able to browse the book sale during the [...]

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Eoin Colfer @ Eckstein

In the world of Inter/Supernatural crime, there’s no villain quite like teenage criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl. So, why has he suddenly committed his fortune to saving the planet? Could it be that his attempts to use fairy magic have made him susceptible to a condition that usually only affects fairies, the dreaded Atlantis Complex? Follow [...]

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Here Comes the Sun…

Eagle Readers are Making Waves!  Summer Reading 2010 Here is a spectacular variety of reading selections all intended to keep you awake on a sunny beach, on the edge of your seat on a really long car trip, or breathless on your back porch at sunset.  Have a great Summer Eagle Readers! 2010 Summer Reading List

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