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The September Book Fair was a big success!  Thanks to all students, parents and staff for your generous support.  It was great to see so many children excited about purchasing books and reading.   I would like to thank Ms. Ayala, Mrs. Elwell, Mr. Rizutti, Mr. Yamala, Mr. Amato, Mrs. Jhingree and the many teachers who helped with the Book Fair this year.  I couldn't have done it without you!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the library raffle.  Congratulations to the lucky winners:  Janiyah Jones in Pre-KP, Ester Souza-Sena in KG, Alkan Onur in 2G, Maja Golik in 4D, Angelina Lominy in 5C and Imaan Saqib in 5H.

The Fourth and Fifth Grade Book Club has begun. The first book selection is Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume.  I'm excited to share this classic, funny story with our students!

 

Miss Testa
Library Media Specialist        

                                           

                                                                                               

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      4th Grade Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt 

 

Popular Educational Websites

Factmonster.com- an online encyclopedia, dictionary, almanac and much more   

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Online activiites and interactive learning
for K-5

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Mr. Nussbaum! Learning and Fun


 National Geographic Kids- People, places and animals

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The Internet Public Library- Kids' Space

Check it out for hundreds of resources

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The Official State of Connecticut Website for Children

Includes state symbols, history, and government information. 

 

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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids 

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids (Image Map)

 Educational Website for Kids including

History, Geography, Biographies and Games

 

Interactive Literacy Activities

 

Poetry4kids- Poetry Lessons and Rhyming Dictionary

 

Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry for Kids

 

Keyboarding Practice

 

 

            

 

Reading and Math Activities

 

 

Connecticut Fun Facts for Kids 

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A-Z Animals

A-Z Animals - Animal Facts, Pictures and Resources

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Wendell Cross Elementary School
1255 Hamilton Ave
Waterbury, CT 06706
Phone: (203) 574-8171

Fax: (203) 574-0719