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Middle School Librarian Back to School Essentials Bundle

Grade Levels
5th - 8th
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1194 pages, slides, and PNG files
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    This Back to School Essentials bundle is made especially for school librarians working with students in Grades 6-8! Perfect for new and new-ish school librarians, this bundle includes everything you need to start your school year like a pro!

    ***Save 30% with the bundle!***

    There so much in this bundle--over 1100 pages! Please look at the Preview--it includes a lot more detail than the thumbnails!

    This bundle is enormous! It includes...

    Display posters for every month of the year (303 pages)

    • Themes include major US and international holidays, obscure holidays, monthly celebrations, this day in history, cover colors, and book genres.
    • Every theme also includes editable read-alike bookmarks in four reading & interest levels.
    • There are currently 195 posters and over 430 individual bookmarks in the set.

    Year-Long Reading Challenge Posters (3 posters + 2 record sheets)

    • Students choose their own reading goals from 3 kinds of challenges:
      • A to Z
      • 40-Book Challenge
      • Personalized Reading Challenges.

    • Includes posters and reading tracking sheets

    Picture Books Around the World Challenge (13 pages)

    • Includes 8 pages of country name + flag labels (print on Avery 5160 labels) representing approximately 180 countries
    • 2-page reading challenge record sheet
    • 8 bookmarks that list suggested reading for each of 7 continents + China, editable in PowerPoint

    Reading Bingo Challenge (20 pages)

    • 2 sets of 6 editable Bingo cards for middle school
    • one set is in color and one set is blackline
    • edit in PPT
    • also includes Google Slides version

    Library Genrefication Shelf Labels Kit (252 PNG files + 2 editable PPT templates)

    • Over 200 editable library genrefication shelf labels
    • The monthly display posters listed above also include 20 genre posters with editable read-alike bookmarks.

    Genre Spine Labels (34 pages)

    • add to book spine labels to denote genre
    • prints 60 labels per page
    • use Avery 5195 "Return Address" labels for easy sticking
    • includes 31 genres
    • color text and images, on a white background
    • editable

    Dewey Decimal System Shelf Labels (196 PDF pages + 20 slides)

    • 30 "Hundreds" section labels
    • 120 specific Dewey number labels
    • all labels include simple illustration
    • color and black line available
    • horizontal and vertical formats available
    • not editable, but product includes 20 editable PPT templates

    Library Awareness materials (24 pages total)

    • Editable Back to School Night PowerPoint for librarians--scroll important library information on Back to School Night
    • Editable Handy-Dandy Guide to the Library--Give this to your teachers and administrators to promote the library and generally look like the rock star librarian you are!
    • Editable Library Resources Brochure for students, parents, and teachers. Add your school's database descriptions, URLs, and site-wide logins. Keep tri-folded copies on the circulation desk to promote database usage and help minimize all those "what's the login to...?" phone calls and emails.
    • Manual Library Checkout System--Use this when the OPAC goes down or as an alternative to self-checkout.
    • Read Off Your Library Fine bookmarks

    Infographics for Libraries (15 pages)

    • use for library newsletters or for countertop communications
    • 15 colorful infographics
    • all text is editable and movable (except headlines)

    Library Read-A Thon Fundraiser (16 pages)

    • Raise money to buy new library books
    • PowerPoint introduction for students (9 slides, fully-editable)
    • Read-A-Thon Pledge sheets (2 pages, mostly editable)
    • Reading Trackers (2 pages, mostly editable)
    • 3 pages of directions, tips, and ideas

    Back to School Digital Bulletin Boards (92 slides)

    • Four digital bulletin boards, each with 23 slides.
    • Text is editable. Headers and images are not editable.
    • Also includes Google Slides version

    Your first eight library lessons for Grades 6-8:

    • Lesson 1--Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt--Your first library lesson is a fun, interactive way to help your students find important items in the library. (16 pages)
    • Lessons 2-3--Reading Interest Survey--This 5-page survey and PowerPoint presentation will help you get to know your students' reading preferences. Now includes digital version for Google Classroom! (5 pages)
    • Lesson 4--"I Have...Who Has...?" Genre Review Game--A fun way to refresh student knowledge on library genres and possibly introduce them to some new genres. (12 pages)
    • Lesson 5--After the Zombie Apocalypse: A Dewey Decimal Story--This PowerPoint story will help your students learn and remember the Dewey categories. (24 pages)
    • Lesson 6--Zombie Dewey Dice Game--Students roll the dice and use Dewey categories to survive the zombie apocalypse. This game includes 25 scenarios and can be used in multiple lessons. (39 pages)
    • Lessons 7-8--What’s Your Genre Personality? Quiz--This is my most popular product! You can use your students' genre personalities all year long when purchasing, booktalking, and recommending books. Have your teachers take the quiz, too! (114 pages)

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