Instructor: Mrs. ThorntonWelcome to Taft Elementary Library! I am excited for a new year at Taft. The library will be a fun place to learn and find a love for books and reading. Reading is a very important part of our school and with teachers and parents working together we can help our children find a joy in a good book and reading.
We encourage all children to take extra special care of all of our books. Kindergarten and 1st grade students may check out one book from the library per week. Second and third grade students may check out 2 items at a time per week. Library books are due each week at the student's specified library time. In order for the student to check out new books, their record must be clear.
Our campus does Accelerated Reader or AR for 2nd and 3rd graders. Students are encouraged to read books on their level and take quizzes on them which points. Students are rewarded for their points at the end of each grading cycle. AR makes tests for many books up to adult level. Parents should monitor what books students are reading. Just because AR has a test for a book does NOT mean the book is …