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Activities For Elementary Libraries To Integrate Nonfiction Reading, Cynthia L. Debock Jan 2002

Activities For Elementary Libraries To Integrate Nonfiction Reading, Cynthia L. Debock

All Graduate Projects

The focus ofthis project was to create activities that would encourage Kindergarten through Fourth grade elementary students in the use of nonfiction texts for personal enjoyment and information gathering. The project consists of activities designed to increase reading of nonfiction by the early elementary student. The activities are developed based upon a review of research that indicates improved reading comprehension of expository text among students who are taught to use interactive strategies. The activities include activation of prior knowledge through K-W-L, various graphic organizers, and DR-T A/DL-TA and providing a method for the reader to discover the structure or organizational …


The Reference Connection: Teaching Thinking Skills Within The Library Reference Interview, Cynthia K. Fusco May 1991

The Reference Connection: Teaching Thinking Skills Within The Library Reference Interview, Cynthia K. Fusco

Critical and Creative Thinking Capstones Collection

Library research is a thinking process composed of discrete, identifiable critical and creative thinking skills. These skills may be taught in school libraries as part of the reference interview, a conversation that occurs between librarians and student researchers. In order for this to take place, it is first necessary to understand the political importance of the definitional problems associated with the instructional role of the school librarian, to identify the steps in the research process and their related thinking skills, and to acknowledge the cognitive and affective aspects of the research process. School librarians who wish to include teachings part …


An Investigation Of Library Skills Acquired By Fifth Grade Students At Harvard Elementary School, Franklin Pierce District, Tacoma, Washington, Larry D. Rodahl Aug 1971

An Investigation Of Library Skills Acquired By Fifth Grade Students At Harvard Elementary School, Franklin Pierce District, Tacoma, Washington, Larry D. Rodahl

All Master's Theses

This study investigates two factors that were assumed to influence the amount and kind of library skills acquired by fifth grade students during the period of two consecutive years at Harvard Elementary School . The two factors were teacher-librarian cooperation and library availability.


A Study Of Library Programs In The Public Elementary Schools In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lucille Curtis Ratliff Jun 1953

A Study Of Library Programs In The Public Elementary Schools In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Lucille Curtis Ratliff

Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy ETDs

The main objectives of this study are threefold: (1) to evaluate elementary school libraries as to organization, materials, and audio-visual aides; (2) to make available some of the library practices in Albuquerque Public Elementary Schools; and (3) to make recommendations based on the study.