Dewey Decimal System Teacher Resources
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Comparing Dewey and the Library of Congress: In What "Class" Are Your "Classes"?
9th - 12th
Knowing both the Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress Classification systems, and how to read their call numbers, facilitates information literacy, a critical skill for 21st century life. High schoolers, who may be familiar with Dewey,...
Book Jacket Match: Practice with the Dewey Decimal Classification System
3rd - 4th
As a follow-up activity to being introduced to the Dewey Decimal Classification System, 3rd graders listen to poems from Jackie Mims Hopkins' book The Shelf Elf Helps Out and sort book jackets by category and call number.
Using the Dewey Decimal System/Singular and Plural Nouns
5th - 7th
Students locate books in the library using the Dewey Decimal system, then practice writing irregular plural nouns. In the first lesson, students use information from a library card or electronic catalog and Dewey Decimal guide numbers to...