MARK YOUR CALENDAR!


UPCOMING MEETING:

December 1 and 2, 2017
30th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference

Friday, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Venue: UOG's Tan Lam Pek Kim English and Communication Building (Fri.) and Dusit Thani Guam Resort, Tumon (Sat.)
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November Book Fair 2017 Snapshots




Guam IRA Donates Children's Books to Organizations -

On November 18, 2017, the Guam Council of the International Reading Association donated books to three organizations during its 17th Annual Community Book Fair held at the Agana Shopping Center. The organizations that received the book donation include the Micronesian Resource Center; Philippine School; and Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association.

Guam IRA Donation to organizations on November 18, 2017: Pictured L-R: Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA Webmaster and Immediate Past President; Rufina Mendiola, Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) member; Aileen Namelo, Micronesia Resource Center Project Manager; Rose Cruz Castro, Guam IRA President; Liwanag Dominguez, Philippine school representative; and Geri Charfauros, Guam IRA Treasurer.
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November Newsletter


Inaugural IRA Anthology


Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Martha Sudo at the Grants table.

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Click on the following links to access important grant information and the IRA grant application, which are now Word-ready! Just download them, and you are ready to type!


IRA Grant Schedule for SY2017-2018

IRA Grant Application for SY2017-2018




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April 21
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Friday, February 17, 2017

JFKHS Read-A-Thon 2017 Song/Poem Contest Winners

In support of IRA”s Read-A-Thon 2017 “Read to the Beat,” JFKHS held a Kick Off Week of activities from February 6-10. On the last day, a contest was held in which students recited and performed original poems and songs promoting literacy and the importance of reading. After careful deliberation by a set of teacher judges, the following pieces came out on top and won the grand prizes worth up to $50 each!

Winning Poem: “Catch Us Doing Literacy, How About That?” by Shayla Quichocho, Kenneth Ruda, Kaelani Santos, and Jbert Satauo

Winning Song: “What Kind of World (The Importance of Reading)” by Jarvis Aguon and Timothy Villanueva

CONGRATULATIONS, Islanders! 




Click on the image above to view the winning poem.



Price Elementary Read-A-Thon Activity: Black and White and “Read” All Over


Click on the image above to view Price Elementary's Read-A-Thon 2017:  Read to the Beat activities.

Price Elementary Read-A-Thon Activity: Wear It, Read It Day



Click on the image above to view Price Elementary's Read-A-Thon 2017:  Read to the Beat activities.

Price Elementary Read-A-Thon Activity: I Love Reading!


Click on the image above to view Price Elementary's Read-A-Thon 2017:  Read to the Beat activities.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

20 Fun Reading Response Activities Handout



UPCOMING GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING - AUTHOR VISIT - MARCH 11


MARCH 11, 2017

"Take steps to integrate educational technology standards."

AUTHOR VISIT!

FEATURING AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR: DOUGLAS ARVIDSON




Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Venue: George Washington High School

Friday, February 3, 2017

Read-A-Thon 2017 Kick Off A Success!

IRA members celebrated the Read-A-Thon Kick Off: Read to the Beat with cheers, music, performances, and meaningful literacy presentations by Lois Gumataotao, Dylan Orot, and Evangeline "Vangie" Chaco.  The presentations included the following:  Literacy through music, 20 fun reading response activities for fiction and non-fiction, and turning minds on using foldables! Enjoy the following snapshots taken at this memorable meeting!