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I have developed a modified “escape room” challenge for 5th - middle school students. Students entered the classroom and were given 45 minutes to work through all of the clues, open all of the containers, and “escape.” Each clue is connected to a
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This is a fun, interactive game that promotes the nonfiction section of your library. It is a great way for the students to practice finding books in the nonfiction section, too! The students have Dewey Decimal numbers on their chairs. When the
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I have created three modified Escape Rooms for 5-8th graders. Students work as a team to solve clues, find keys and combinations, and to open locks. The students are given approximately 45 minutes to complete the challenge and find the code that
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This is an engaging way to review reference materials (encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines, almanacs, atlases, dictionaries, and the thesaurus). Divide your class into two teams. Place reference materials out on a table and give each team a pool
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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It's your birthday and you are wanting to find the perfect cake recipe -- find the cookbooks in your library and scan the QR code near them to find you next mission... Can you complete the scavenger hunt? Students will work in teams to scan QR codes
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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Do the students struggle with finding materials in your library? This challenge is designed to help your students conquer this problem. This is an action-packed team challenge to be used in the library and the only material you need is a deck of
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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This a great practice activity for students learning the Dewey Decimal System in the library. The students form teams and compete to identify the call number on the book's spine, based on the title of the book.
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3rd, 4th, 5th
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These skits are set up in a Reader’s Theater format where students are sitting on chairs or stools in front of the audience. When the actor is “on stage” they simply turn and face the audience; when they are “off stage” they turn away from the
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4th, 5th, 6th
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This document gives you a storyboard for some of the most popular iMovie Trailers including: Adrenaline, Fairy Tale, Narrative, and Scary themes are included. These have been used as a guide for students to use when creating book reviews. Students
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Students work in teams to answer questions about the U.S. Atlas. The students will use the table of contents or index to locate the information asked on the question cards. This is a great review game for using an atlas and encourages teamwork in
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4th, 5th, 6th
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I have developed a modified “escape room” challenge for 5th - middle school students. Students entered the classroom and were given 45 minutes to work through all of the clues, open all of the containers, and “escape.” Each clue is connected to a
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Some of my top selling "Getting to Know Your Library" games are in this bundle. The games include Dewey Decimal Musical Chairs, Library Puzzle Race, What's My Number, QR Scavenger Hunt in the Library, and In the Cards. Students will practice
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Students will form teams and use iPads to create an end of year movie showcasing their favorite memories. Teams will take pictures and videos of a variety of things in and around the school.
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Groups of 4 students (armed with flyswatters) stand around a table. You read two or three definitions describing a word in different ways -- students try to locate the word and swat it with their flyswatters. The first to hit the word remains at the
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4th, 5th, 6th
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There are eight different QR Scavenger Hunts in the full version packet for your library classes. ALL scavenger hunts are completely different, so 8 groups may go at the same time with NO overlapping of books or areas in the library. Partners seem
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Teams of students will head west and compete with other Wagon Trains in a variety of challenges relating to what the Pioneers faced. Did they pack their fragile items safely -- an egg drop challenge will tell the tale. Did their oxen eat locoweed? A
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This is a teacher-created and tested packet including pre-reading information, discussion questions, vocabulary, and an end-of-unit sociogram activity.
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5th, 6th, 7th
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I created a variety of questions to be used for a U.S. History Bee. There are four rounds of questions in the product. Round 1 - Multiple Choice; Round 2 - Geography; Round 3 - Famous People; Round 4 - misc. questions This has been used by 3-6
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This is a fast-paced game for 4th - 6th graders that is a great review of library, computer, and research terminology. The game involves challenges and knocking students out of the game if they cannot come up with the correct answer. Students have
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3 ratings
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Students will use the sheet provided to create their own Animoto book commercial. They will use a short summary of the book and end with questions to draw the readers in to selecting the book for check out.
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I have been a teacher since 1985. I have taught grades 2-8 in a variety of settings. Currently I am the Library Media Specialist for an intermediate school in Centralia, MO.

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