Presentation on theme: "Learn the Library Crestline School 4 Sections The library at Crestline is arranged in 4 sections: Easy Fiction (Picture Books) Fiction Chapter Books."— Presentation transcript:
Learn the Library Crestline School
4 Sections The library at Crestline is arranged in 4 sections: Easy Fiction (Picture Books) Fiction Chapter Books Non-fiction (Information Books) Biography
Looking for Books To find books in the library you have to know these sections and where they are located. The 4 sections each have their own abbreviations: Easy books - E Fiction Chapter books - FIC Non-fiction books – 999 (numbers) Biography books - B These abbreviations are found on the spine labels of the books.
Spine Labels Easy Fiction Non-fiction Biography E FIC B
Examples of books from each section: EFIC B597
Easy Picture Books The Easy section is made up of picture books. Easy books use illustrations (pictures) to tell lots of the story. Sometimes the illustrations in easy books tell a different part of the story than the words do. Sometimes the illustrations are even more important than the words in easy books. Easy picture books are “made-up” stories from the author’s imagination.
Choose the best answer: What is an Easy book? An Easy book has no illustrations or pictures in it. In an Easy book the illustrations or pictures are not important. An Easy book tells part of the story in illustrations or pictures. Easy books tell true stories.
You know it!! An Easy book tells part of the story in illustrations or pictures!
Fiction Chapter Books Fiction Chapter books usually have more words than easy picture books, and fewer pictures. In Fiction Chapter books, the words are more important for the story than the pictures are. Fiction Chapter books usually have more words on each page than Easy books do, and the story is usually long. Fiction Chapter books are “made up” stories.
Choose the best answer: What is a Fiction Chapter book? Fiction chapter books are true stories, not “made up” stories. Fiction chapter books usually don’t have more words than Easy picture books. Fiction chapter books have mostly words.
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Non-fiction Books Non-fiction books tell about things that are real. Non-fiction books have real places and things in them. Non-fiction books are true. Non-fiction books have numbers on the spine.
Choose the best answer: What is a Non-fiction book? A book about fairy tales. A book that tells us true information. A book that has “made up” stories.
Biographies Biographies are about real people. Biographies tell about the life of a person who lived in the past or even a person who lives now. Biographies are not about “made up” characters.
Choose the best answer: What is a Biography? A biography is about a “made up” character. A biography tells facts about animals. A biography is about a real person.