Looking @ 5 Essential Literacies for Students: #2 Content Area Literacy

Our students need to be proficient in 5 Essential Literacies and School Librarians can integrate a Library Literacy component into any class visit. In Part 2 we look at several ways to incorporate Content Area/Disciplinary Literacy into library visits with subject area classes. #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #librarylessons #contentarealiteracy #contentareareading Continue reading

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Looking @ Understanding Dewey 900s Countries

The arrangement of countries in the Dewey decimal system are assigned geographically rather than politically because a location’s political affiliation may change but it’s place on the Earth doesn’t. Read more to understand how country numbers are assigned… #NoSweatLibrary #schoollibrary #deweydecimals #socialstudies #geography Continue reading

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Looking @ Supporting Content Reading in Social Studies

Promote content area reading for middle school Social Studies by grouping books into Special Collections of World Cultures/Geography, State History, and United States History. Here’s how I did it! #schoollibrary #contentarealiteracy #readingpromotion #socialstudies #history #geography Continue reading

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