The Dewey Decimal System -- Cataloging Collections
Students categorize their private book collections as a precursor to learning the principles of the Dewey Decimal System. They use the Internet to gain a better understanding of the Dewey Decimal System.
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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
Classifying Solutions to Systems of Equations
Double the fun of solving a linear equation with an activity that asks learners to first compete an assessment task graphing two linear equations to find the common solution. They then complete a card activity solving systems of...
8th Math CCSS: Designed
Comparing Decimals--Wider Isn't Always Larger!
If a number is longer, does that mean it is greater? Use a number line application of the TI-73 to compare and order decimals. By the lesson's end, the class will understand that the longer decimal is not always the largest decimal.
5th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
A Story About the Dewey Decimal System of Classification
Walk your class through an almost-forgotten skill: using the Dewey Decimal System! After ten slides introducing what the Dewey Decimal System is and the story of how it was invented, kids are told a brief story about a caveman to help...
5th - 10th 21st Century Skills
Library of Congress Classification System
Students research the Library of Congress Classification System and compare it with the Dewey Decimal System. In this classification system lesson, students study the Library of Congress Classification System and the Dewey Decimal System...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts