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  • S. L. Faisal 8:54 pm on September 21, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Chef, Tasting the book   

    Book Tasting 

    Book Tasting Event as a way to get students to “sample” a variety of literary genres in order to find their preferred “tastes” in reading.

    Read about a Book Tasting event here http://www.slj.com/2014/11/programs/reading-as-the-main-course-a-book-tasting-event/#_

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  • S. L. Faisal 9:11 pm on August 30, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , game,   

    Amar & Akbar Meet Dewey 

    This game will teach your young patrons where to find books on different subjects in the library using the Dewey decimal system. Give your students each a copy of a guide to the Dewey decimal classification system so that they may reference it throughout the activity. The scenario is that two boys, Amar and Akbar, knocked over a cart of new books and the librarian expect them to help her organize them so that future readers can find them. Students will write down the order of the books in question as well as where they would fall in the Dewey decimal categorization system.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:25 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: arrangement of books, classification, Shelf rectification, shelfing   

    Adopt a Shelf 

    A group of students will adopt a shelf in the library. During library periods they will arrange the books properly and literally ‘look after’ the shelf. Their names shall be displayed on the shelf

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:24 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
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    Making shelf guides and labels for the Library 

    Helps to understand the library classification and shelf arrangement. Boost creativity.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:24 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: pictures   

    Illustrations from story books 

    Students will make illustrations for a selected story.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:23 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: atlas, map   

    Making a map of the Library 

    Students will draw map of the library in detail. Let them to suggest better designs.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:23 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: questions   

    Interview a Reader 

    A good reader will be on the ‘hot seat’. Let others ask questions on anything related to his/her reading.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:22 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , jornal   

    Preparing Article Index 

    Tell them first how to index an article. Periodicals/journals/newspapers are given to students find articles and index them.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:22 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Action, virtues   

    Book Auction 

    One set of children extols the virtues of the book they have read and enjoyed, to a younger group or to a set of their own class. They do this in the style of an auctioneer. No money transaction involved.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:21 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Atlases, geography, Globe, travel   

    Go places 

    Groups of students are given with atlases. Ask them to select any place in the world they have heard about and would like to visit. They can be taught to go to the index, locate page number and coordinates. Let them to use left hand for ‘latitude’ and right hand for ‘longitude’ and make the fingers meet when they find the place. Supplement the activity with wall maps and globes.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:20 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Reference game   

    Know the Encyclopedia 

    Let the students to note down one piece of information they really want to know. Librarian shows how to choose the right level of encyclopedia and also how to access the material. A discussion can be initiated about the kind of encyclopedia and how the entries are arranged.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:20 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: dictionaries, , Words   

    Find the Meaning 

    Pocket dictionaries to find the meaning of given words quickly.

     
  • S. L. Faisal 5:19 am on August 29, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: journals, magazines,   

    Journal Talk 

    Like book talk, a journal/periodical in the library can be read and reviewed. Tell the students to collect information from 5-10 journals (name, publisher, place, theme, cost, frequency, language, style of writing, readership) and present it.

     
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