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1 Dewey and the Caveman Paw Prints Productions presents… Click to start

2 Where do you go when you dont know? The library is a place where you can go to learn about yourself and the world around you. With so many books to choose, how do you know where to look? Quit

3 Dewey Decimal System A man named Dewey, who once worked in a library, created a system of numbers to put books in order so you can easily find them. Its called the Dewey Decimal System. Quit

4 Call Numbers Dewey grouped books into ten areas by subject. Each subject has secret codes or call numbers for finding books. You can find a book from its call number. For example, you can find a book with a call number of 538 in the 500s area. Quit 000s100s200s300s400s 500s600s700s800s900s 775621538

5 Call Numbers Click where you would go to find a book with a call number of 135? Quit 000s100s200s300s400s 500s600s700s800s900s

6 The Caveman Story The cavemen story tells what kinds of books you can find in each of Deweys areas. Quit

7 100s - Who am I? Books in the 100s describe what man thinks about himself. There are also books that explain things man doesnt understandlike ghosts and aliens from outer space. Quit Philosophy and Psychology Man thinks about himself.

8 100s - Who am I? Here are examples of books youll find in the 100s. Quit Philosophy and Psychology

9 200s - Who made me? Books in the 200s talk about what we think about God. Thats what we believe. People think about God in different ways, through their religions. Quit Religion Man thinks about who created him.

10 200s - Who made me? Here are examples of books youll find in the 200s. Quit Religion

11 300s - Who lives in the next cave? Books in the 300s talk about other people and how they live together. The social sciences also talk about family, holidays, work, and government. There are also books about fairy tales. Quit Social Science Man thinks about other people and how to get along with them.

12 300s - Who lives in the next cave? Here are examples of books youll find in the 300s. Quit Social Science

13 400s - How can I make that person understand me? You probably already know what language is all about. If you want to know how we speak and what words mean, check out books in the 400s, under Language. Quit Language Man talks to others through words and signs.

14 400s - How can I make that person understand me? Here are examples of books youll find in the 400s. Quit Language

15 500s - How can I understand nature and whats around me? The 500s books describe nature and anything that happens by itself--rocks, trees, weather, oceans, rivers, wild animals, plants, space, moon, stars, sun, math, and time. Quit Science Man learns about the air, land, and sea, and wild animals.

16 500s - How can I understand nature and whats around me? Here are examples of books youll find in the 500s. Quit Science

17 600s – How can I use what I know about nature? The 600s have books using nature to create things to make the world a better place. The 600s have things from the 500s that man made to work for him, such as cars, boats, planes, cookbooks, computers, pets, farm animals, and medicine. Quit Applied Science and Useful Arts The cave man used what he learned about fire to make tools. He learned about plants to create food, medicine, etc...

18 600s – How can I use what I know about nature? Here are examples of books youll find in the 600s. Quit Applied Science and Useful Arts

19 700s – How can I enjoy my free time? Books in the 700s show you what people do for fun. Some people read, dance, listen to music, go to the movies, drawing, tell jokes, and play sports. What do you do when you have free time? Quit Fine Arts and Recreation As time passes, man learns about painting pictures, playing games, creating music and dancing.

20 700s – How can I enjoy my free time? Here are examples of books youll find in the 700s. Quit Fine Arts and Recreation

21 800s – How can I pass on mans good deeds? Books in the 800s are full of poems, plays, and other ways to tell stories for others to read or act out and enjoy. Quit Literature Man becomes a storyteller. He creates poems and plays about relatives and friends for other people to enjoy.

22 800s – How can I pass on mans good deeds? Here are examples of books youll find in the 800s. Quit Literature

23 900s – How can I leave a record for people of the future? Books in the 900s tell about people and events in history, and describe where these events took place. They also describe countries, states, wars, and travel. Quit History, Geography, and Biography Man writes about what happened, where it happened, and who made it happen.

24 900s – How can I leave a record for people of the future? Here are examples of books youll find in the 900s. Quit History, Geography, and Biography

25 000s – What else is there? Books in the 000s provide general knowledge about many subjects. This is a good place to find a book about facts, a dictionary, an atlas, or another type of reference book. Quit General Works Where does man look up general information?

26 Where do you go when you dont know? Where should you go when you dont know? Thinking about the caveman story will help you remember Deweys 10 areas and the kinds of books located there. Quit 100s Who am I? 200s Who made me? 300s Who lives in the next cave? 400s How can I make that person understand me? 500s How can I understand nature and whats around me? 600s How can I use what I know about nature? 700s How can I enjoy my free time? 800s How can I pass on mans good deeds? 900s How can I leave a record for people of the future?

27 Where do you go when you dont know? And, dont forget General Works in the 000s, which comes first. Quit 100s Who am I? 200s Who made me? 300s Who lives in the next cave? 400s How can I make that person understand me? 500s How can I understand nature and whats around me? 600s How can I use what I know about nature? 700s How can I enjoy my free time? 800s How can I pass on mans good deeds? 900s How can I leave a record for people of the future? 000s What general information is there?

28 The End Quit Created by Peg Daigle-Riley, Kay Sauers, and Rebecca Homan Adapted for this project from a version of the Caveman Story on the Internet - http://mte.anacortes.k12.wa.us/library/dewey/deweystory.htm Dewey and the Caveman

29 Call Numbers – Correct! Thats it! You can find a book with a call number of 135 in the 100s area. Continue 000s100s200s300s400s 500s600s700s800s900s 135

30 Call Numbers – Incorrect Thats not right. You can find a book with a call number of 135 in the 100s area. 000s100s200s300s400s 500s600s700s800s900s 135 Go Back

31 Quit Lesson? Are you sure you want to quit this lesson? Are you sure you want to quit this lesson? YesNo


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