• Today is Tuesday, May 18, 2021    

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    Young Learners




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              Monarch Books        Bluestem Books      5th Grades Info. and Book List  


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    Thank you for helping us create our reading igloo in 2020!
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    @ The Library Media Center   
    Our goal is to foster a love for reading & prepare students for lifelong learning
    by teaching technology literacy, digital citizenship & library skills.
     We love the Franklin library and are excited to offer various learning opportunities to our students! Contact us if you have any questions, comments or ideas for the library.   
    Katie Johnson
    Digital Literacy Specialist 
    Stephanie Harman
    Library Aide
    Technology will enhance our teaching and learning
    as we ignite passions; inspire excellence; and imagine the possibilities.
                                 Library Policies    Makerspace    Teachers 
                      Acceptable Use Policy:  AUP student   AUP primary
                     Attention Franklin Readers! smile
                            See below for the Illinois Monarch and Bluestem winners!
    Monarch 2021 winner
    Can I Be Your Dog
     by Troy Cummings
    Bluestem 2021winner
    Wedgie & Gizmo 
    by Suzanne Selfors
    Baby Monkey
    Monarch 2020 winner
    Baby Monkey Private Eye by Brian Selznick & David Serlin
    Real Friends
    Bluestem 2020 winner
    Real Friends by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham 
    Monarch 2019 winner
    Creepy Pair of Underwear by 
    Klassen and Mac Barnett
    Bluestem 2019 winner 
    Wish by Barbara O'Connor


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    Monarch 2018 winner
    Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by 
    Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett Click here for results
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    Bluestem 2018 winner 
    Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
    Monarch 2017 winner
     Gaston by Kelly Dipucchio  
    Bluestem 2017 winner
    El Deafo by Cece Bell
       Attention Franklin Parents! smile
    Do you want to help find books for your child?
    Do you want to learn how to get access to your child's Google Account?
    You'll find resources below and more here.
    1st-5th graders use Typing Club.
    Here are some keyboarding websites for Kindergarten:Brown Bear Typing

    Students use Google Classroom in Digital Media and may use it in their classrooms to access files, assignments and read announcements. Student Directions for Home Access

    All students have a Google Account. Parents can access their child's Google Drive and Google Classroom. Parent Directions to Access Google Account
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    Kindergarten Chromebook Practice