You’re Invited…

Session 1- 6:00-6:20
You’re Invited…
to Building D Literacy Night on Tuesday, November 11th from 6:007:10! Our amazing teachers will be offering short sessions covering
each area of literacy instruction, with simple activities you can
replicate at home with your child! You will choose three sessions
total from the menu below, and the book fair will be open for
shopping both before and after the event. Bring your children for a
fun night of partnering together to grow strong kindergarten, first,
and second grade readers and writers!
Make Reading Happy, Practice Your Fluency! Calling
all kindergarten through 2nd grade families! Are you
looking for new ways to practice your sight words? Do
you need help finding listening activities for your child?
If so then join us for fun ways to enhance your child’s
reading fluency! Ms. Novotny & Ms. Seck- Room 308
Fluency Fun with Just Right Books
Does your child get frustrated sounding out each
word? Are the books they are bringing home a struggle
for them to read through? If so, join us to learn all
about “just right books” to enhance your child’s
reading fluency! Ms. Aery & Ms. Graham- Room 305
Come one, come all! Comprehend and draw!
(Never fear! No actual talent required!) In this session
we will explore how adjectives change our mental
images, make writing more interesting, and add detail
to illustrations. See the pictures change as the
adjectives change! Ms. Gordon, Ms. Cole, &
Ms. McDavid- Room 309
Creating Wonderful Writers
Every child has a story to tell! Come learn strategies to
grow your child as a writer and a reader! Ms. Shaw &
Ms. Nussbaum- Room 356
Word Nerds Vocabulary & Literature
Words we hear every day, how can we make them
fancier to say? Come to Word Nerds to enrich their
minds, fabulous words are easy to find! Ms. Timmons &
Ms. Reinhardt- Room 351
Word Nerds Make and Take
Join us in the fun of creating vocabulary games from
household items that can enrich your child’s
vocabulary each day! We will have free items
available for you to take and use immediately.
Ms. Robertson, Ms. Vann, & Ms. Zerbey- Room 362
Comprehension Counts!
Wouldn’t you love for your child to have a deeper
understanding of what they read? Comprehension is
the foundation for future learning. Come join us to
learn practical ways to implement this at home!
Ms. Johnson, Ms. Stanton, & Ms. Fleming- Room 342
Big Ideas Through Phonemic Awareness
Come join us for the BIG IDEAS in beginning reading
through Phonemic Awareness. We will help with
activities to mentally manipulate sounds, sound
sequences, and sound structures. Ms. Campbell &
Ms. Van Dyke- Room 355
Session 2- 6:25-6:45
Session 3- 6:50-7:10
At Home Reading Connections for our English
Language Learners
Help your child succeed academically by increasing
reading time at home! We will demonstrate how to
access Raz-kids and provide other examples of how to
support reading at home. A question and answer
session will follow. Ms. Gibbons- Room 313
What is a Phoneme???
Come and find out in a fun, interactive way where we
will present specific activities you can enjoy with your
child at home to help improve their decoding skills!
Ms. Hopkins & Ms. Feldman- Room 307
Word Work- Making Words in Wonderful Ways!
Join us as we take every day household items to build
and create words. Ms. Sides, Ms. Diaz, Ms. Chell, & Ms.
Moore- Room 341
Why is that letter making that sound?
Has your child ever said, “I learned a new secret story
today?” Join us to learn the secrets. Experience a fun
way to support your reader in learning the complex
patterns of our language. Ms. Lockhart,
Ms. Pendergrass, & Ms. Burnham- Room 361