Dewey Decimal System
Students examine the Dewey Decimal System. In this Dewey Decimal System lesson, students participate in a Dewey Decimal System competition in order to learn how books are categorized in the library.
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Shopping with the Dewey Decimal System
Young scholars examine the categories of the Dewey Decimal System. They categorize various grocery items into food categories, discuss a poster of the Dewey Decimal Classification system, and in small groups categorize twelve books.
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Introduction to the Dewey Decimal System
Imagine a library scavenger hunt. What might searchers find in the section labeled "521"? What about in the "611's"? Class groups investigate the Dewey Decimal System of numbering nonfiction books in the library. Given a number, they...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
Gooney Bird Greene Meets Melvil Dewey
Students play a game that synthesizes their role playing skills, literature, and comprehension of the Dewey Decimal System. They listen as one student reads a statement that informs the class why they need a book, and then ask another...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts