Library Lovin' Sisters

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Library Lovin' Sisters
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"A library book, I imagine, is a happy book." ~ Cornelia Funke
 
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By Library Lovin' Sisters
Introduction to the arrangement of the library and the classification of books in the nonfiction section.
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$3.00
2
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By Library Lovin' Sisters
Includes orientation to using ABCs in the library, review of library manners and book care, PowerPoint activity for shelving, Smartboard activity for organizing books on the shelf.
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Interactive Whiteboard
$8.00
$7.20
4
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By Library Lovin' Sisters
Explains the use of call numbers and alphabetizing in the library.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
1
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By Library Lovin' Sisters
Illustrates the rules of the library for the youngest library patrons.
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
1
Digital Download PPTX (9.56 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Includes two lessons with suggested books, materials, crafts and activities and supporting PowerPoint correlated with Texas State and Common Core standards.
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$6.00
$5.40
1
Bundle
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Comparing and contrasting versions of the folktale Stone Soup, identifying characteristics of a folktale present in each version. Directions for making classroom/library pot of stone soup and creating a procedural text for making the soup using the
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Library Skills, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RL.1.2, RL.1.9, RL.2.2, RL.2.9, RL.3.2, RL.3.9
$3.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.59 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
A quick introduction or review to reference materials commonly found in elementary school and public libraries.
Subjects:
Library Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RI.2.5, RI.3.5, RI.4.9, RI.5.7
$3.00
1
Digital Download PPTX (8.53 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Creative lesson for introducing and reinforcing the differences between a standard biography and a narrative biography using the subject John Chapman for comparison.
Subjects:
Library Skills, Autumn, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.3.2, RI.3.5, RI.3.7
$3.00
1
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By Library Lovin' Sisters
Using the folk tale "Little Red Riding Hood", children will learn the importance of Internet safety, learn how to logon to a kid-friendly search engine, understand that the World Wide Web offers a wealth of information, some accurate and some
Subjects:
Instructional Technology, Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Internet Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8
$3.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.38 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Learning to find books in the library can be difficult. Like magic, the arrangement of the library can be tricky. This lesson on magic and the library breaks down the steps and helps the students understand the spine label and the call number and
Subjects:
Reading, Library Skills
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Internet Activities
$3.00
1
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By Library Lovin' Sisters
Serves as a review or introduction to library procedures, using alphabetical order in the library and understanding spine label and call numbers, Learn or review alphabetical order to the third letter.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
L.2.2e, L.3.4d
$3.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.82 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Serves as a review or introduction to library procedures, using alphabetical order in the library and understanding spine label and call numbers, Learn or review alphabetical order to the third letter. Emphasizes library procedures and routines
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
CCSS:
L.2.2e, L.3.4d
$3.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.23 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Comparing a neighborhood, streets and house addresses to the library, it's collections and call numbers to accompany Two Days with Dewey lesson plan. Can be customized to librarian's own library.
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
1
Digital Download PPTX (68.96 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Continuation of first lesson and activities to introduce or review manners and procedures in the library.
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.2
$3.00
Digital Download DOCX (1.05 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Help Shelferboy learn to use the ABCs and shelve books in the library.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Library Skills
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
$3.00
1
Digital Download NOTEBOOK (0.98 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Using the Constitution as a basis for creating and following rules and procedures in the library.
Subjects:
Government, Library Skills
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Activities
CCSS:
RI.5.2
$3.00
Digital Download DOCX (1.12 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Identifying the purposes nursery rhymes serve to prepare children for learning to read and using them to teach simple science objectives such as water cycle, plant life cycle and hibernation. Children will use illustration to retell important facts
Subjects:
Library Skills, Poetry, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.K.7, RI.K.9, RI.K.10, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.9, RI.1.10, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.9
$3.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.91 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Learning to find books in the library can be difficult. Like magic, the arrangement of the library can be tricky. This lesson on magic and the library breaks down the steps and helps the students understand the spine label and the call number and
Subjects:
Reading, Library Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
CCSS:
RI.3.2, RI.3.5, RI.4.5, RI.4.10
$3.00
Digital Download DOC (0.05 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
Apple-shaped Venn diagram for comparing biographies with narrative biographies, using the subject John Chapman.
Subjects:
Library Skills, Autumn
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities
FREE
Digital Download PPTX (2.26 MB)
By Library Lovin' Sisters
A K-1 grade lesson comparing fables that can be easily adapted to upper grades. Culminates with the children creating a storytelling prop that will enable them to share the fable with someone they love at home.
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.1.2, RL.1.3
$3.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.85 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

We are a dynamic duo of two sister-librarians with over 35 years of school library experience. We have presented twice at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference, most recently in April, 2016. Visit our webpage at http://www.librarylovinsisters.com/.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Student-centered, inquiry-based learning often with cooperative learning groups.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Elementary School Campus Teacher of the Year, 2007 District Certified Employee of the Month, March 2004 Elementary Teacher of the Year, 1997-1998 Elementary School Campus Teacher of the Year, 1997 YWCA Reach Award Nominee representing District, 1997 International Reading Association “Celebrate Literacy” Award, 1996 Certified Employee of the Month, February 1996

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Leslie graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education and a minor in Library Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1979. She earned her Master's in Library and Information Science Center in 2008 from the University of Texas, Denton. Valerie graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1981. Master's in Reading, University of Houston, 1990 and her librarian certification at University North Texas, Denton, in 2008.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Leslie lives in El Paso with her husband Paul and her two “kiddens” Purrsnickitty and Purrsimmony. She has two grown daughters, Brennyn and Lauren, and three young granddaughters, Cadence who lives in Ft. Worth and Lucia and Camila in El Paso. She retired six years ago but recently returned to work as a librarian substitute. And blogs at onceuponatimehappilyeverafter.com. Valerie lives in Houston with her husband Roby and together they have an Earthly son Trey, in the U.S. Army at Ft. Leonard Wood and a Heavenly son Andrew. Valerie, Roby and Trey lost Andrew to Wilm’s Tumor, cancer of the kidney, at age three. They work with Relay for Life to raise money for cancer research.

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