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  1.   Shopping with the Dewey Decimal System
Lesson Plan ID: 15288 Title: Shopping with the Dewey Decimal System Overview/Annotation: This lesson is an introduction to the ten main categories of the Dewey Decimal Classification System. The Dewey Decimal Classification System will be compared with the familiar layout of a grocery store. Students will organize grocery store items into related groups. This process will then be comp...
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    Grade Level: K-12

  2.   This lesson will use a pirate-inspired treasure map to entice second and third grade students to explore their library's non-fiction section using the Dewey Decimal System. They will be given a treasure map with clues that they will need to use the OPAC t
Yo ho ho! A Pirates Life for Me Scavenger Hunt Description: This lesson will use a pirate-inspired treasure map to entice second and third grade students to explore their library's non-fiction section using the Dewey Decimal System. They will be given a treasure map with clues that they will need to use the OPAC to answer. The treasure map format will help motivate students to explore the non-fiction section of the library. The lesson should be used close to September 19th: International Talk Like a Pirate Day. This activity will coincide with a...
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    Grade Level: K-8

  3.   One can almost hear the collective groan when the Dewey Decimal System is mentioned. But teaching and learning the DDC can be fun! Students will enjoy identifying and then categorizing items from "real life" into Dewey categories.
Fun With The Dewey Decimal System Description: One can almost hear the collective groan when the Dewey Decimal System is mentioned. But teaching and learning the DDC can be fun! Students will enjoy identifying and then categorizing items from "real life" into Dewey categories. Goals & Objectives: Students will learn that the non-fiction section of the...
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    Grade Level: K-8

  4.   This is a third grade information skills lesson plan that involves the Dewey Decimal System, and content related to science. Students will participate in a lesson that involves the entire class to group animals into categories based on their characteristi
Dewey Lesson Plan Description: This is a third grade information skills lesson plan that involves the Dewey Decimal System, and content related to science. Students will participate in a lesson that involves the entire class to group animals into categories based on their characteristics. Next they will continue by grouping and sorting bo...
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    Grade Level: K-8

  5.   In this game, students synthesize their role playing skills, love of literature (Gooney Bird Greene, by Lois Lowry), and knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System. One student reads a statement dramatically telling the class why they need a book, then asks an
Gooney Bird Greene Meets Melvil Dewey Description: In this game, students synthesize their role playing skills, love of literature (Gooney Bird Greene, by Lois Lowry), and knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System. One student reads a statement dramatically telling the class why they need a book, then asks another student for help. With the aide of a list of Dewey Decimal S...
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    Grade Level: K-8

  6.   A third grade information skills lesson that uses a jigsaw puzzle and 'scavenger hunt' approach to teach students how to use the OPAC to identify resources and exposes them to the Dewey Decimal System as a tool for locating books on the library shelves. T
Puzzling Through the Library Description: A third grade information skills lesson that uses a jigsaw puzzle and 'scavenger hunt' approach to teach students how to use the OPAC to identify resources and exposes them to the Dewey Decimal System as a tool for locating books on the library shelves. This lesson will be built around content that corresponds with the third grade Social Studies unit on Mexico and Monarch butterfly migration. The students will be asked to work together to locate the different books that are identified on their puzzle sheet. The stu...
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    Grade Level: K-8

  7.   This lesson is designed to be used with students who are first being introduced to the Dewey Decimal System of classification for non-fiction books. It should be used after students have an understanding of the difference between fiction and non-fiction.
Introduction to Dewey - Where do they live? Description: This lesson is designed to be used with students who are first being introduced to the Dewey Decimal System of classification for non-fiction books. It should be used after students have an understanding of the difference between fiction and non-fiction. Goals & Objectives: Goal: Students will unde...
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    Grade Level: K-8

  8.   In this game, students synthesize their role playing skills, love of literature (Junie B. Jones series, by Barbara Park), and knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System. One student reads a statement dramatically telling the class why they need a book, then as
Junie B. Meets Melvil D. Description: In this game, students synthesize their role playing skills, love of literature (Junie B. Jones series, by Barbara Park), and knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System. One student reads a statement dramatically telling the class why they need a book, then asks another student for help. With the aide of a list of Dewey Decimal System subject groups, and lifelines like 50/50, phone-a-friend, and polling the audience, the second student will name the correct 100's group and physically...
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    Grade Level: K-8

  9.   Introduction to the Dewey Decimal System
Lesson Plan ID: 8325 Title: Introduction to the Dewey Decimal System Overview/Annotation: This lesson introduces the Dewey Decimal System of numbering used for arranging nonfiction books on the shelves of an elementary school library. Content Standard(s): IL(K-12) 1. The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively. IL(K-12) 3. The student who is...
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    Grade Level: K-2

  10.   Play the Dewey Decimal System Game
Lesson Plan ID: 15291 Title: Play the Dewey Decimal System Game Overview/Annotation: This lesson introduces the 10 main categories used in the Dewey Decimal Classification System for non-fiction bookshelf arrangement. A slideshow will be presented to students to help them learn details about the Dewey Decimal Classification System. Students will be able to demonstrate what th...
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    Grade Level: K-2


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