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Dewey Decimal System Presentation by Kim Sciandra Summer 2010
This presentation is designed to introduce fifth grade students to the Dewey Decimal System. By teaching students how to utilize the Dewey Decimal System to locate books on different subjects this presentation supports the “Reading Across the Curriculum” standard. This presentation also recommends books that can assist students with mastering several Georgia Standards from various subjects.
Dewey Decimal System Organize library books Easy to use Helps you find a book (Microsoft Office Online, 2010)
Librarian Great Organizer Dewey System used by libraries all over the world (Mimi’s Motifs, 2010)
Books assigned Call Numbers based on subjects Call Numbers placed on Book Spine Books placed on shelf in Call Number order
BOOK SPINE CALL NUMBERS Number order 250 AIE 375 DIT 525 IEP 750 SEP 920 TIE (Microsoft Office Online, 2010)
Dewey asked questions Answers to questions = subjects 10 questions = 10 main subjects (Jefferson County Library District, 2010) Eureka!
Philosophy and Psychology 100 – 199 Ideas and feelings people have Aliens and ghosts have feelings, too!
133.1 COH 158 TES Ali (Sawnee Elementary School, 2010)
Religion 200 – 299 All religions, churches Greek and Roman mythology
History and Geography 900 – 999 History Other places Famous People
973 YAC TRU (Sawnee Elementary School, 2010) MCP
Generalities 000 – 099 Books of Facts Encyclopedias Almanacs FAC WOR (Sawnee Elementary School, 2010)
000 – Generalities Philosophy and Psychology 200 – Religion Social Sciences 400 – Languages 500 – Science Applied Science Arts and Recreation 800 – Literature History and Geography Classification ChartPractice Worksheet
“If it weren't for Melvil Dewey, finding the books you want in the library might be as frustrating as looking for a needle in a haystack. His invention, called the Dewey Decimal System, brought much- needed order to libraries.” ~ Valerie Guarini
Dewey Games Call Number Ordering Tutorial and Game Huey and Louie Meet Dewey Lesson Plan with Handouts Dewey Decimal Game Lesson Plan and Instructions
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