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Comparing Dewey and the Library of Congress: In What "Class" Are Your "Classes"?

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, learn to navigate the LCC system, compare the two in a Venn diagram, and create call numbers for books and subjects in their class schedules. Links in the resource are missing; we've added 3 so everything you need is a click away.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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Included Materials
  • Library of Congress Classification Tutorial PowerPoint
  • Library of Congress Classification Chart
  • Dewey Decimal System Classification Chart
  • Activity