Fun and Games

Fun learning games for language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. Sites for the stories that have been used during grades 3-5 Learning Commons time are here too! Grades 6-9 students can check out the young adult reading sites.

Learn with fun games and activities @ 2Learn.ca Enjoy Pages.  For seasonal fun: Mother's Day ; Victoria: her influence in our time ; Celebrating Asian Heritage Month.

Games for Kinders and Grade 1

Fun and Games for Grade 2 - 5

Play the game, Order in the Library, to test your skills on how books are organized in the Learning Commons.

Scholastic Book Tube for book trailers and author videos.

Grade 3 novel 2016-2017 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.  This classic novel will be read to the grade 3 classes during their LC time.  September is Road Dahl month!

Grade 4 & 5 novel 2016-2017 - Silverwing by Canadian author,  Kenneth Oppel's  first novel in an animal adventure/fantasy series that has quickly gained wide popularity.  "When Shade, a young Silverwing bat, gets separated from his colony, he must set out on a dangerous journey to find his way back to them." [From Amazon.ca]

Last year, Mrs. Schoell  read to grades 4 & 5 Lemony Snicket's, "A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning." Who is Lemony Snicket and how will the Baudelaire orphans survive living with their cunning uncle, Count Olaf.  Make this delicious recipe of pasta and puttanesca sauce that the Baudelaire orphans made for Count Olaf and his theatre troupe.

Last year, Ms. Loewen read to 5I - Gordon Korman's novel, This Can't be Happening!, of the MacDonald Hall series.  Gordon Korman has been a prolific author writing novels for 40 years!

The novel, "Julie and the Wolves," by Jean Craighead George , was also read to 5I.  This realistic fiction includes elements of survival and suspense in the Alaskan wild.

How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell. This favorite series continues to remain popular.

Junior High Reading Lists

Calgary Public Library Teens Booklists.

Chestermere Public Library TeensBOOKingit. Become a Chestermere Public Library member and check out the "free" downloadable music and e-books. This is a good site to also look for a new book.

Teenreads.com is THE place online for teens to talk about their fave books --- and find the greatest new titles!

YALSA. Looking for great teen books? Check out the YALSA's Book Awards and Selected Booklists. YALSA's  six literary awards honor the best books for teens each year with its Alex, Edwards, Morris, Nonfiction, Odyssey, and Printz awards. YALSA is a division of the American Library  Assoc.

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