2019 Literacy Night

2019 Literacy Night
February 27, 2019
6pm grades TK-1
6:30pm grades 2-5

Literacy Night is an evening of poetry, puppets and reader's theater to celebrate student reading.  It will be held Wednesday, February 27th at 6:00pm - 8:00pm, in the school library. All TK-5 students are invited to participate at Literacy Night.  Those who enjoy performing on a stage should sign up to "perform" while others are welcome to sit in the audience and cheer on their classmates.

Performance I -- 6:00pm in the library
  • TK will tell a flannel board story, "Brown Bear, Brown Bear"
  • Kindergarten will read aloud a book they wrote; each student will read his/her page in the book.
  • 1st Grade students will be reading a Thai Lullaby called "Hush!". 

Performance II -- 6:30pm in the library
  • 2nd Grade students will be reading "One Day House" 
  • 3rd Grade will be reciting the poem, "Stars."  
  • 4th Grade will be doing a puppet show of "Goldilocks and the three bears."  Some 4th graders have also signed up to MC the event or to be ushers.
  • 5th Grade students will be reading "Stella Louella's Runaway Book."  

If your child wishes to perform, please reply to this email that you agree to the following terms and give your permission for your child to participate:

1)  I have checked our family calendar and my child is available to participate in Literacy Night on Wednesday, February 27th.

2)  I will bring my child to the St. P library no later than 6:00pm (if in grades TK-1)/6:30pm (if in grades 2-5) on February 27th.  

3)  I will make sure my child arrives dressed in school uniform.

4)  My child will be encouraged to practice his/her lines.

5)  I give my permission for my child to participate in Literacy Night rehearsals at school, as needed, to prepare for the performance on February 27th.

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LAST YEAR's pictures and information
Over 100+ students participated in 2018 Literacy Night (March 7, 2018) 

    Act I:  Grades TK, K and 1 

    Welcome to Act I of Literacy Night!

    TK Performing "Head to Toe" by Eric Carle

    Kindergarten performing "If I were not in Kinder, I Wonder What I'd Be"
    written by themselves.  

    1st Grade
    1st Grade puppet show:  The Little Red Hen

    Act II:  Grades 2 and 3 
    Act II MC's telling jokes

    2nd Grade singing Eric Carle's "Today is Monday".

    3rd Grade performing "If you Plant a Seed" by Kadir Nelson

    Act III:  Grades 4 and 5 

    4th grade performing the Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein

    5th Grade performing The Playbook by Kwame Alexander

    Literacy Night Tips:

    • Arrive on-time with your student(s).  Remember, parking lots will be full so allow extra time.  Allow extra time for traffic, parking in the upper lot, and walking safely down the hill, to the library.
    • Students must be wearing School Uniform (except 5th grade).
    • Treats provided after each performance (no dinner available).

    Literacy Night Preparation Jan - Mar:

    • Remind your student to read his/her lines out loud, once a day.  A script was sent home with your child and an electronic version was emailed to you.  If you need another copy, email Mrs. Hinton at shinton@csdo.org