• The Kashmere Gardens Elementary Library Mission Statement:
    The library's mission is to educate the whole child through supporting the school's curriculum and collaborating with teachers, administrators, support staff members and parents. To accomplish this mission, the library provides access to a variety of print and electronic resources with the goal of helping students develop life-long information literacy skills.

    School-wide Literacy Vision

    Kashmere Gardens Elementary Students will:

    • Understand purposes for reading.
    • Access and read independent reading books at their level.
    • Engage in more guided reading withnonfiction text.
    • Make connections between literacy and all other subjects.
    • Read independently with more fluency and comprehension.
    • Use reading comprehension strategies whenever they read.
    • Increase stamina in practicing literacy skills in both reading and writing.
    • Respond to various texts orallyand in writing.
    • Write fluently to communicate their feelings, thoughts, and ideas.
    • Write for various purposes.
    • Integrate technology into all areas of literacy.