How to use the JS Library

The following are guides and directions for using the JS Library.

HOW TO USE THE LIBRARY – JSSALC WIKISPACES

TASK:  Consider the JS Library using the PYP Concepts

FORM

What is a book?

 

FUNCTION

What is the purpose of the school library?

  • Go on a Library Scavenger Hunt
  • Walk the Walls


CAUSATION

Why are the books organised and categorised in the way they are?

Learn about Dewey Decimal system and how to use the catalogue.

DEWEY DECIMAL SYSTEM

Dewey “Do We” Know Dewey?

Dewey Digger

Dewey Browse

Dewey Rap

LIBRARY SKILLS FOR LOWER PRIMARY LIBRARY SKILLS FOR LOWER PRIMARY

Consider what makes a good book?

  • Write a review for an AWESOME book or view a book trailer using a QR code (on book covers).
  • See more about this at the Reading Wall.

 

What types of books do we have in the JS Library collection?

  • Using the fiction spine labels on our books locate a new book to read.

 

CHANGE

How are libraries changing in the 21st century?

VIEW
Libraries past – libraries future

 

RESPONSIBILITY

Demonstrate how to be knowledgeable and responsible in the JS Library.

What is our responsibility as users of the library?

  • Using shelf markers

Sammy the Shelf Marker

  • What is our responsibility to apply information honestly and ethically?

RESEARCHING

Resources to support inquiry and online research

search hints cards

REFLECTION

Complete a reflection about the JS Library and how you use it.

  • What do YOU feel about our library?
  • What can we do to improve the library and its facilities in the future?
  • Tell us what you think?

PERSPECTIVE

  • Do we have a balanced collection?
  • Consider the fiction section
  • Locate the spine labels.
  • What types of books do we have?

 

 

 

CONNECTION

Making the connections

  •  How can the library support your learning?

TEACHER TOOLS

 

1) USING THE JS LIBRARY

2) USING ACCESS-IT

3) USING CLICKVIEW

Clickview Online Tutorials

Playing video

Searching the library

Saving to school bag

3) USING BOOK IT

 

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