Library Skills Teacher Resources
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Library Skills and Literature
The library is such a valuable resource for kids of all ages. Help elementary readers learn all about parts of the library, text features for both fiction and nonfiction text, and different ways to find books that they want to read.
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Library Skills: The Dewey Decimal System
Cyber Dewey? Dewey Made Fun? Do the Dewey Game? After a librarian-led tour of the school library and an explanation of the Dewey Decimal System, class members use the Internet to access MAGNOLIA, a site with resources devoted to library...
7th English Language Arts
Where's Waldo?: At the Library
Where's Waldo? In the library, of course, teaching people how to care for, locate, and re-shelve books. Waldo also reviews alphabetizing, familiarizes class members with library vocabulary, and provides them with his own special bookmarks.
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills
Learning Library Skills during Technology Transitions
Making the transition to a higher-tech school library or computer lab? This plan suggests 5th graders undertake a scavenger hunt and make a PowerPoint to educate younger schoolmates about how to use information resources in an...
5th English Language Arts
We’re a Family: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)
Teach your English language learners how to talk about their families with three weeks of lessons. Over the course of the thematic unit, learners pick up new vocabulary so that they can talk about families and relationships, clothing,...
K English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What do George Harrison, Vanilla Ice, and Steven Ambrose all have in common? The Warner Brothers’ films Batman Forever and The Devil’s Advocate? All are guilty of plagiarism. And if you are considering a research project and want to...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Beary Good Library: Library Manners
After a reading of Jeanne Willis' The Boy Who Thought He Was a Teddy Bear, primary graders must decide if the photos they are shown picture children in the library acting like boys and girls or misbehaving bears. Develop library skills...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Research Projects-The Seven Regions of India
Third graders use library skills to research topics assigned to them. synthesize information about India into a oral presentation and written report. They communicate their findings to the class using oral language skills and visual aids.
3rd Social Studies & History
Sea Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My, Research Can Be Fun
Digital pictures from a field trip to the zoo launch a research unit for 3rd through 6th graders. Over 6 weeks, your young researchers develop skills at locating information from various resources -- with keyword searches, in magazines...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
ELA and Technology: Making Connections
Connect your middle or high school classes with a second grade class in this cooperative learning activity. The older students help younger learners to formulate a summary type book report, working in pairs. They type the report and...
2nd - 10th English Language Arts