Welcome to the Library!

Welcome to the Theodore G. White Library at Burt Elementary School.  The year is off to an exciting start with Accelerated Reader, the Scholastic Book Fair, and lots and lots of reading!

Ms. Angie Salamy,  Library Media Specialist
Mrs. Samantha Cooper, Library Media Assistant

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A Parent’s Guide to the Common Core Standards | Education.com

Curious about the new Common Core standards that are starting to be implemented in Clarksville-Montgomery County?  Check out this article from Education.com.  Below are some of the changes in Reading:

As the common core is implemented, students will be expected to read more difficult text sooner, and discuss what they read at a more complex level. For example, instead of pulling out individual text elements, such as characters, plot, and setting, students will be reading or listening to various stories, and will compare stories using their understanding of text elements.

Parent Tip: As you read with your child, ask her in-depth why and how questions that encourage her to analyze and synthesize texts. For example, read three different versions of the Goldilocks and the Three Bears and ask your child to compare and contrast them as you read.

via A Parent’s Guide to the Common Core Standards | Education.com.