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"Raising a Community of Readers"

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Literacy Projects

 

 

 

 “Authors Are OUR Rock Stars”

 

Mrs. Picheloup, together with Loreauville High School’s English Department, launched a collaborative effort to promote reading with their students.  Librarian and teachers wore t-shirts to begin the conversation about literacy with Edgar Allan Poe and the raven.  On the back of the shirts, a reference to “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen acknowledges lyrics (poetry) as literacy also.  Avid readers also joined in the endeavor.  More literacy projects are planned through the year to encourage reading and learning.  Pictured are Mrs. Fran, Mrs. Picheloup, Garrett, Alison, Jarayha and Ms. Domingue.

 

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National Poetry Month is HERE!  We are going to:

-highlight the extraordinary legacy and ongoing achievement of American poets

    -encourage the reading of poems

      -assist teachers in bringing poetry into their classrooms

        -increase the attention paid to poetry by local media

          -encourage support for poets and poetry.

            -combine art and poetry with displays throughout school.

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            Banned Books Month

             

            LHS project studies banned books

            Loreauville High School students and LHS librarian, Charlene Picheloup, recently worked on a project that included activities, discussions and debates on widely censored books and their "freedom to read."  A library display was created to raise awareness that showcased many titles with a cautionary theme.  Leading the project were, front row, from left, Brailyn Richard, Jarayha Jeanlouis and Krystyne Latiolais; middle row, Sloane Judice, Brittany Haycock, Hannah Gaudet, and Asia Jackson, and back row, Kimberly Hubertus, Garrett Ledford and Selena Mitchell.  Teachers guiding the project were Carlene Domingue and Sheila Cestia.  Featured in The Daily Iberian on October 26th.

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            Top five books At LHS for week ending February 10, 2017

              

                              Which one will you read next?

            1.  The Elite

             

            2.The Selection

            3.Crank

            4. The Compound

             

             

            5. Purple Heart

            Top five books At LHS for week ending February 17, 2017

              

                              Which one will you read next?

            1. Heat

             



            2.  Lure of the dead






            3.  Rumble






            4.  The Selection




            5.  Among the Hidden









                

            Literacy expands for GT classes 

             

             

             

             More Rock Stars

            The Literacy Team includes Mrs. Cestia, Gifted and Talented instructor and wonderful asset to our group

            Pictured are Mrs. Picheloup, Ms. Domingue and Mrs. Cestia.

             

             

             

            Spotlighted Series

            The Selection Series by Kiera Cass

            America Singer is the rebellious girl who is forced into the Selection, the competition in which thirty-four girls from the kingdom compete for Prince Maxon’s hand in marriage.  The royal family and their visitors face many trials and tribulations before Prince Maxon  narrows his choice to the One.

             

             

            The Naturals Series

            by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

            Seventeen-year-old Cassie is a natural at reading people. Piecing together details, she knows more about people than they want, but it's not a skill that she's ever taken seriously. Until one day when the FBI come knocking: they've started a classified program that uses exceptional teenagers to crack cold cases, and they need Cassie and her accomplices.



            1. The Naturals


            2. Killer Instinct

            3. All In


            Suicide Prevention Month

             

            Seniors give recommendations for reading on the subject of suicide and the devastating effects.

            Morgan recommends Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher.  Bria suggests I Was Here by Gayle Forman.  Kelci shared I Was Here.  Jordan believes that Tears of a Tiger by Sharon Draper is the best.  Julian offers Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls as helpful.

             

            Popular Banned Books

            Kelsten Antoine shares her project on a popular series that have become censored books. 

             

            Page created by Charlene Picheloup, Librarian on  October 11, 1996.

            Updated on March 20, 2017

            Maintained by Kimberly Hubertus, Garrett Ledford and Charlene Picheloup.

            For questions or comments email:  chpicheloup@iberia.k12.la.us

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