Lesson Plans 11/30-12/18 Nonfiction and the Dewey system

K-2: Read Alouds: CYRM books: Standards: K: 1.3.d. Distinguish fact from fiction (e.g., “Does this happen in real life?”). 1st: 1.3.g. Identify the characteristics of fiction and nonfiction. 2nd: 3.1.a. Describe the roles of authors and illustrators and their contribution to print and digital materials. 4.3 Appreciate and respond to creative expressions of information: a. Recollect, talk, and write about materials read. Product: Illustrated "Book reports" on the CYRM books. Vote for CYRM books.

5th-3rd: Driving Question: How do I find out what I need to know? Standards: Third, Forth, and Fifth: Library: 1.3.b. Explain the basic organization of the library classification system (e.g., 10 major Dewey decimal system classifications). 3.3 Use information and technology creatively to answer a question, solve a problem, or enrich understanding. CCSS: With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting. 7. Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic. Activity: Slide Show and Open a folder for their project.


Break 11/21-11/29

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Lesson Plans: 11/16-11/20

5th-3rd: Fill out Student's Interests questionnaire to get ready for next unit on the Dewey system.
2nd-K: Read aloud CYRM book Creepy Carrots and watch the video about the Illustrator Peter Brown https://youtu.be/ag0LPVYpIu4
Standards: CCSS 5. Reading Standards for Literature: Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types. Model School Library Standards: 1.3.g Identify the characteristics of fiction and nonfiction.


Google contest: Open to students K-12

Go to: goo.gl/gYWfkg for details and to enter!

Lesson Plans: 11/9-11/13: Using Quest

This is a short week. We have school on M,Th, F, however Friday we have a Spirt Assembly: 1-3 8:15-9 and 4-5 9:15-10.
Talk to all students about the Google contest.
5th-2nd: Using Quest (new library system: Follett Destiny) Link is goo.gl/AnUvSd To log-on students need to use their student NHUSD email stem as their username and email password as their password.
1st: Checking-in and checking-out: Nonfiction .vs. Fiction
Kinder: Nonfiction .vs. Fiction