Week of 8/26/19 - TK and Kindergarten
Fun in the Library
Is That Wise, Pig? by Jan Thomas
Mouse and Cow are making soup, but Pig keeps trying to add strange ingredients.
If You're Happy and You Know It
Week of 8/26/19 - First Grade
Beverly loves her book so much that she forgets to return it on time. A lighthearted way to introduce 1st graders to the new privilege and responsibility of taking a book home to enjoy
Week of 8/26/19 - Second Grade
Finding the Perfect Book
Goldie chooses a "just right" book when she uses "the 5 finger rule" inside the cozy home of three bears.
Strategies Click for presentation tips from a blogger librarian.
Week of 8/26/19 - Third Grade
Information Literacy Part 1 - Website and Map
With new expectations to be met, fall can be a tough season for a lot of us.
1: Website & Map -- 2: Dewey Decimal System -- 3: Video "The Lure of the Library" -- 4: Catalog Demonstration and Scavenger Hunt -- 5: Quiz Show What You Know Part 1 of 2 and Scavenger Hunt -- 6. Quiz Show What You Know Part 2 of 2 and Scavenger Hunt.
Students will earn the privilege of using the library computers by part 4 of the 6-part practicum designed to allow them to demonstrate their awareness of library procedures and their ability to execute simple catalog searches.
Activity After checking out materials students may use the reverse side of their Library maps to make relief drawings of leaves with crayons.
Week of 8/26/19 - Fourth & Fifth Grade
Reviewing the Library Resources and Databases
Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) The education reformer and librarian who developed the organization system used in libraries around the world.
The Caveman's Guide to the Dewey Decimal System Melvil Dewey divided all knowledge into ten basic categories by pretending to be a caveman thinking about the world.
Library Website Visit grandviewlibrary.info and click around to explore the resources available 24/7. Children should be supervised by a responsible adult when using the Internet.
Reference Databases On site and remote access to World Book Online is provided to Grand View families and staff by GVPTA. Email Mrs. Snively at firstname.lastname@example.org for the log-in ID and password. On site and remote access to Encyclopedia Britannica is provided to all California K-12 students by the CA State Library Project. Find these and more under the Resources tab at grandviewlibrary.info.