Media Center Orientation

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Eagles Landing

Media Center

Orientation 2011-2012

Readers become leaders!

Unknown

Click to begin the journey…

Hi, I’m

Ms. Johnson

, the media specialist.

I am looking forward to getting to know you this year.

Important…

Whenever you see this

question mark

, turn the map over and answer the next question on the quiz. Answer question

1 now.

Eagles Landing Media Center

This is a map of the media center. You are going to learn about each section on the map. You should have a copy of this map on the paper you were given Turn the paper over to the map side and get your pencils ready. Click to continue.

Find the fiction section on the map as shown below.

Click to go on.

Fiction A-Q

Fiction –

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Ms.

Johnson

Copy the definition of

fiction

on the blank lines provided on the map. After you copy the definition, answer question 2 on the quiz.

Fiction A-Q

Fiction

– a story that tells of people, places, or things that are

not real.

Ms.

Johnson

Samples of Fiction Books –Use one of these samples to answer question 3 on the quiz.

Question 4 on the quiz can be answered by reading the next two slides.

Reasons for

checking

out a fiction book:

1. You want to read an imaginary story or an incredible fantasy book like the one below.

2. You need to read a fiction novel for

Reading Counts.

Finding a Book in the Fiction Section

1. Click the book bus to open the video.

2. Click the play button to watch the video.

3. Answer question 5 on the quiz after you view the video.

4. Close the video window and then click to go to the next slide.

5. Books in the fiction section are organized alphabetically by the:

A. title of the book

B.

author’s last name

C.

author’s first name

Finding Fiction Books:

The First Way

1. Click the book bus to open the next video.

2. Click the play button to watch the video.

3. Answer question 6 on the quiz.

4. Close the video window and then click to go to the next slide.

6. One way to find a book in the fiction section is to: a. browse the books on the shelf and read the summary on the back b. ask the librarian to get a book for you c. ask a friend to locate a book for you

Finding Fiction Books 2

1. Click the book bus to open the next video.

2. Click the play button to watch the video.

3. Answer questions 7, 8, 9, and 10 on the quiz after viewing the video.

4. Close the video window and then click to go to the next slide.

7.

A.

B.

C.

Another way to find a fiction book in the media center is to: use the genre chart call your mom ask a teacher to get you a book

8.

What does genre mean?

A. method of reading

B.

type of book like historical fiction, science fiction, etc.

C.

type of library

Finding Fiction Books 3

1. Click the book bus to open the next video.

2. Click the play button to watch the video.

3. Answer question 11 on the quiz after viewing the video.

4. Close the video window and then click to go to the next slide.

9.

All fiction books have an F followed by the first three letters of the author’s last name on the side white label (True or False)?

Finding Fiction Books 4

1. Click the book bus to open the next video.

2. Click the play button to watch the video.

3. Answer question 12 on the quiz after viewing the video.

4. Close the video window and then click to go to the next slide.

10. What is the name of the electronic catalog we use to look for a book in the media center?

A. Eagles

B. Sirsi

C. Destiny

Note

: You will have take a test on using Destiny in a few minutes so pay close attention to how to get into it.

Turn the map around so that you are looking at the nonfiction section as shown below. Then click to go on.

Applied

Sciences

Literature

700-799 900-999

Nonfiction

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A

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Copy the definition of

nonfiction

on the blank lines provided on the map. After you copy the definition, answer question 11 on the quiz.

Applied

Sciences

Literature

700-799 900-999

Nonfiction

– a book that provides facts about events, or things.

Samples of Nonfiction Books

Use one of these samples to answer question 12 on the quiz now.

Question 13 on the quiz can be answered by reading the next three slides.

Reasons for

checking

out a nonfiction book:

1. You have to write a research paper and need information on a topic like Ancient

Greece.

2. A teacher asks you to collect real facts about a topic like Ancient Egypt or

Rainforests.

3. You want to learn about how to do something like skateboarding or playing an instrument.

The

Dewey Decimal System

is used to organize books in the nonfiction section.

With the Dewey Decimal

System, books have

numbers

them that tell what the subject on of the book is. Answer question 14 on the quiz now.

Click to see some examples.

These are all nonfiction books in the

Language section

and they have a number from 400 to 499 on the sticker.

These are all nonfiction books in the

Arts and Recreation section

and they have a number from 700 to 799 on the sticker.

These are all nonfiction books in the

Literature section

and they have a number from 800 to 899 on the sticker.

There are

nine

main subject areas in the nonfiction section. You are going to learn about each section so you can find books easily.

Turn the paper map around so you are looking at the section below.

Religion Language

100-199 300-399 500-599

Click when you are ready to begin…

Directions

: Keep clicking the mouse until you learn about all nine subject areas. The notes under the numbers tell you what type of books

Language

Philosophy

100-199 300-399 500-599

Human Ideas

Directions

: Keep clicking the mouse until you learn about all nine subject areas.

Religion Language

Philosophy

100-199 200-299 300-399 500-599

Religions,

Ceremonies

Directions

: Keep clicking the mouse until you learn about all nine subject areas.

Religion Language

Philosophy

Social Sciences

100-199 200-299 300-399 500-599

Folktales,

Government

Directions

: Keep clicking the mouse until you learn about all nine subject areas.

Religion Language

Philosophy

Social Sciences

Grammar,

Foreign

Languages

Directions

: Keep clicking the mouse until you learn about all nine subject areas.

Philosophy

Religion Language

Social Sciences

Pure Sciences

Animals,

Planets

Directions

: Keep clicking the mouse until you learn about all nine subject areas.

Applied

Sciences

Literature

900-999 600-699 700-799

Cooking,

Pet Care

A

Directions

: Keep clicking the mouse until you learn about all nine subject areas.

Applied

Sciences

Literature

Arts & Recreation

900-999 600-699 700-799

Sports,

Music

A

Directions

: Keep clicking the mouse until you learn about all nine subject areas.

Applied

Sciences

Literature

Arts & Recreation

600-699 700-799 800-899

Poems,

Plays

A

900-999

Directions

: Keep clicking the mouse until you learn about all nine subject areas.

Applied

Sciences

Literature

Arts & Recreation History and Geography

600-699 700-799 800-899 900-999

Countries,

History

A

Use the map of the nonfiction section to answer question 15 on the quiz now.

15. What are the number ranges for the following nonfiction sections:

Philosophy

Religion

Social Sciences

100-199

200-299

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Language

Pure Science

Applied Science

Arts and Recreation

Literature

History and Geography

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Turn the paper map around so you are looking at the section below and get ready to take notes.

Biography

Biography

Biography

Biography-

Copy the definition of

biography

on the blank lines provided on the map. Next, answer question 16 on the quiz.

Foreign

Language

Biography

Biography

Biography

Biography – a written story about a person’s life.

Read the information below. Copy the red letters on the shelves as shown. Next, answer question 17 on the quiz

.

People who have a last name that begins with letters A through G can be found on this shelf. Biography books are alphabetized by the last name of who the book is about.

Foreign

Language

Biography S-Z

Biography H-R

Biography

A-G

Biography – a written story about a person’s life.

Final Facts

1. Click the book bus to open the next video.

2. Click the play button to watch the video.

3. Answer questions 20 and 21 on the quiz after viewing the video.

4. Close the video window and exit the presentation. Congratulations, you have finished the first exercise.

18. How long can you keep library books? ____________________

19. How many books can you check out at a time? _____________

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