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The November summary of events, lessons, and data from the David C. Barrow Elementary Media Center.

The November summary of events, lessons, and data from the David C. Barrow Elementary Media Center.

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  • 1. Grady Thrasher and Elaine Rabon, author & illustrator of the Tim and Sally series visited students in PreK-3rd grade25 Guests visited Barrow for guest reader day and read to every classroom in the schoolThe Media Center supported the 5th Grade Veteran’s Day Luncheon with our space and resources5th grade Battle of the Books kicked off with an introduction to all 10 of this year’s books and checkouts and reading beganLeader Librarians enrichment cluster purchased 108 new books for the media center with a Foundation for Excellence grant and book fair profits. Books were chosen by students by surveying the school, naming book categories, and meeting with library vendors.Multiple grades participated in informational writing and research units. Students learned about effective searching, evaluating websites, and using various search engines like Boolify, Yippy, Viewzi, Google, and Kigose.One PreK class embarked on a weather forecasting unit that spanned 4 different media center units and will culminate in students videoing their own weather forecast2nd grade students reviewed graphic novels and posted blog posts about their books as well as reviews in Destiny-1146810-891540Barrow Media Center Andy Plemmons, Media SpecialistSharon Rockholt, Media ParaprofessionalWebsite: http://www.clarke.k12.ga.us/webpages/aplemmonsBlog: http://barrowmediacenter.wordpress.comProgram HighlightsMonthly ReportNovember 201034937704427220-1714505943600Number of Media Center Patrons: 4005Check Outs: 2,740New Materials: 64Facebook: 970 visitsBlog Visits: 229 visitsMedia Center Website: 1,535 visitsData Snapshots-1205865-1026160261747029641802716530-784860-1101090-2095500Collaborative LessonsResearch-Encyclopedia Britannica online and Pebble GoAll 1stMaps & GlobesAll KBook blogging & podcastingSaxon 2nd grade spectrumParaphrasingAll 5thThanksgiving Now & long agoAll KAmerican Heroes John HenryAll 1stLight & ShadowsAll 1stWeather ForecastingAll PreKSearch Engines & Effective SearchingAll 4thInquiry Learning4th Grade SpectrumGoogle Earth3rd Grade SpectrumHabitat Research PathfinderAll 3rd GradeLeader Librarians Enrichment Cluster12 students grades 3-5.1329690121920-1146810-1348740Barrow Media CenterMonthly ReportNovember 2010<br />