Monday, April 3, 2017

March is Women's History Month

Image result for everyday is malala day 
Every Day Is Malala Day by Rosemary McCarney

A 5W Book Summary by Josie, a Grade 4 Student

Who: Malala is a person that wanted girls to get the education that boys did. But she and her friends got shot because they thought that a bullets would keep girls quiet.

Why: Malala wanted girls to get the same education as boys, make a change in the world and help women rights. Boys did not have to work to go to school and girls had to work a lot to go to school.

What: Malala helped lots of girls to get an education by changing people’s minds so girls could go to school. They shot Malala with a bullet but it did not stop her.

Where: Malala was shot in Pakistan. But she was on her way to school and she got shot on her way to school. She got shot by a member on the Taliban because she was speaking up for girls.

When: Malala Yousafzai was shot on October 9, 2012 when she was fifteen years old. Malala did her speech in front of a thousand of people on July 12, 2013 on her 16th birthday.
March is Women's History Month
Image result for who was amelia earhart book
A Book  5W Book Summary by Avery, a Grade 4 Student

My book choice was “Who was Amelia Earhart”, by Kate Boehm Jerome and illustrated by David Cain.

Who was Amelia Earhart?
Amelia Earhart was a pioneer, writer, speaker and the first woman ever to be a airplane pilot.

What did Amelia Earhart attempt?
She was the first woman to attempt to fly across the world in an airplane. Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan (her navigator) went missing around the Pacific Ocean when she was forty years old.

What did Amelia Earhart accomplish? She worked hard to make sure women had more equal rights when at the time they did not have very much equality. By being the first female airplane pilot she opened many opportunities in aviation for women.

Where was Amelia Earhart born?
Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas and then moved to Los Angeles and Chicago. She also spent some time in Toronto.

When was Amelia Earhart born?
She was born July 24,1897, went missing on July 2, 1937 and she was married to George Putnam on February 7, 1931.

Why was Amelia Earhart important? Amelia Earhart was an important figure in history because she was a courageous woman who helped women’s rights at a time when women had very little equality.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

 Freedom to Read Week at the Pilgrim Wood Library
February 26 – March 4, 2017

This is a display of books that have been challenged and/or banned from other libraries. The students at Pilgrim Wood are encouraged to read these books and to celebrate their freedom to read!