Kath's Creations

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By Kath's Creations
This is a quick practice sheet reviewing the sections of the Dewey Decimal system. I let my students use the Dewey Decimal Reference Sheet when they do this practice sheet. With a lesson on the Dewey Decimal system, this worksheet makes a great
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Printables
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By Kath's Creations
This is a power point I use to review elementary library rules. I typically use it for third through fifth grades. They can answer the questions I have put in the power point. Hopefully they already know the information, but it is always good to
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Other
$2.00
6 ratings
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By Kath's Creations
This is a basic overview of Destiny and Destiny Quest that would most useful for library patrons. It explains how to search and save book lists. It also goes over the difference between Destiny and Destiny Quest. A more in depth instructional guide
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Library Skills
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Not Grade Specific
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Other
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By Kath's Creations
This is a power point that can be used to quickly introduce students to call numbers in the library. It would also make a great review.
Subjects:
Library Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Kath's Creations
This is an introductory lesson on reference sources I use in the library. Eventually, students will learn more about each source, but this is where I start and review.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
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By Kath's Creations
This power point goes beyond my call number power point, and explains the Dewey Decimal System. It is a very basic explanation, as I work with elementary students mostly. It could also make a great review for older students.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Library Skills
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$2.00
1 rating
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By Kath's Creations
This is a dictionary skills scavenger hunt. Students use clues to figure out the word they must look up. Then they write down the definition. My students have always enjoyed figuring out the word from the clues before having to do the actual
Subjects:
Library Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Assessment, Printables
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By Kath's Creations
This is a dictionary activity sheet that uses vocabulary words and dictionary skills. I usually turn it into a competition once students are comfortable with the dictionary.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Printables
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By Kath's Creations
This is a worksheet I use right before introducing bibliographies. Students get used to writing down information that goes in bibliographic entries, and they begin to understand the importance of giving credit for an author's work.
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English Language Arts, Library Skills
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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By Kath's Creations
This is an easy to use reference sheet for my students to refer to while working on activities that deal with the Dewey Decimal system. It is nothing fancy, but it does not overload students will extra information.
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Library Skills
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Not Grade Specific
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I'm an elementary school librarian at a rural school in Louisiana. My focus in the library is on informational resources. I also try to make sure every student gets a book they can read each week!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I'm more of a laid back librarian. If there are students in the library we are doing an activity and it usually involves talking, using voters, or moving around. The children also like discussing their book choices, and I find it hard to tell them to stay quiet when they are doing that!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor's in History with a concentration in Secondary Education. I went back to for my Master's in Education at the University of New Orleans. While there I completed the K-12 library sciences certification.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I'm very new to Teachers Pay Teachers so enjoy what I have so far! I will be adding new items soon, and hopefully creating better and better items!

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