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  • 1. Learn the Library! Designed by Claudette Curl [email_address] Designed by Claudette Curl [email_address] © claudette curl, 2003
  • 2. Learn the Library!
    • Goals of the Library Media Center StAIR:
      • Demonstrate knowledge of the arrangement of the media center
      • Identify specific parts of a book and the information included in each part
  • 3. Information
    • Your task is to identify the four different areas of our media center and explain what is found in each area.
    • You will identify the following five parts of a book: spine, cover, author, illustrator and title.
  • 4. Gunnisonville Library
    • The Library at Gunnisonville Elementary School is arranged in four sections*:
      • Easy (Picture Books) Fiction
      • Fiction (Chapter Books)
      • Non-fiction (Information Books)
      • Biography *most have a reference section too; ours is in a different room
  • 5. Picture book Chapter book Non-fiction (Information) Biography Examples of books from each section
  • 6. Parts of a book
    • Each book in the library has many parts. You will learn five parts and words today:
            • spine
            • cover
            • author
            • illustrator
            • title
  • 7. The spine of a book
    • The spine of a book is the part that you see when the book is on the shelf, and other books are along side your book.
    • The spine of a book helps hold your book together and keep it strong just like the spine in your body does!
  • 8. Here is one human spine and four book spines
  • 9.
    • The spine is on the front of the book
    • There isn’t usually a spine in picture books
    • The spine is the part that shows when the book is on the shelf
    • The spine can be where ever the librarian wants it to be
    What part of the book is the spine?
  • 10. Oops! Read this again and then answer the question
    • The spine of a book is the part that you see when the book is on the shelf, and other books are along side your book.
    Click here to Try again!
  • 11. Hip! Hip! Hurray!
    • You are correct .
    • Excellent!
  • 12. The cover of a book
    • The cover is the outside of a book. There is usually a front cover, a back cover, and the part in between them called the spine.
    Front Cover spine pages
  • 13. Here’s the cover of some picture books that are very popular
  • 14. What part is the cover?
    • The cover is inside the book
    • The cover is the outside of the book
    • The cover is in the back of the book
    • The cover is the wrapping on the book at the store
  • 15. OOPS! Read this again . . .
    • The cover is the outside of a book. There is usually a front cover, a back cover, and the part in between them called the spine.
    Cover (front) spine
  • 16. Hurray! That’s it!!
    • You answered correctly.
    • Good job!
  • 17. Table of contents
    • This is an example of a table of contents in a book.
  • 18. Other pages you know . . .
    • The Table of Contents is at the beginning of a book
    • If there is an index, it is at the back of the book
    • A glossary is at the back of the book too, and tells you what words in the book mean.
  • 19. This is an index from a book. It is a lot like a table of contents
    • The index tells you what pages you find each topic or subject on
  • 20. Glossary
    • A glossary gives
    • the
    • definitions of
    • The words used
    • in the book
  • 21. Who is the author ? The author is the person who writes the story.
    • The author writes the words of a story. Sometimes the author draws the pictures too – then you say the person is the author and illustrator. The author always writes the words.
  • 22. The author writes the words of the story
    • Marc Brown is the author of this Arthur book. He wrote the words of the stories.
  • 23. What does the author do?
    • The author is the person who reads the story in the library
    • The author draws signs on billboards around town
    • The author writes the words of the story
    • The author draws the pictures, but doesn’t write any words
    Click on your choice to answer
  • 24.
    • AWESOME!
    • You know the author writes the words of the story. Good job!
    That's it!
  • 25. Good try . . . read this . . .
    • The author is the person that writes the story. (The person that draws the pictures is called the Illustrator.)
    • The person that writes the words of the story is the author.
    Click here to try answering
  • 26. The Illustrator draws the pictures in a book.
    • The illustrator is the person that draws the pictures in a story book.
    • Sometimes there are pictures on every page, and they tell a big part of the story.
    • The person that draws them is the illustrator.
  • 27. The Illustrator draws the pictures
    • This book is illustrated by
    • Tony DiTerlizzi
    • (He won an award for the drawings!)
  • 28. What does the Illustrator do?
    • The illustrator is the person that buys the book
    • The illustrator mails the book to people who order it.
    • The illustrator writes the story.
    • The illustrator draws the pictures in the story.
    Click on a choice to advance.
  • 29. B R A V O !
    • You know what an illustrator does.
    • Way to go!
  • 30. Oops! Read this again -
    • The illustrator is the person that draws the pictures in a story book.
    • Sometimes there are pictures on every page, and they tell a big part of the story.
    • Sometimes there are just a few pictures. The person that draws them is the illustrator.
    Click here to answer
  • 31. The title is the name of the story.
    • The title is usually on the front cover of the book and on the spine.
    • The title is on a page called The Title Page right before the beginning of the story.
    • Authors usually choose the title for their book, since they write the words!
  • 32. The title (name) of this book is The Spider and the Fly (this is a picture of the front cover)
  • 33. What is a title?
    • The title is the name of the story
    • The title is the name of the person who wrote the story
    • The title doesn’t show up on the cover or the spine of the book
    • The title is the wrapping at the store
    Click on choice to answer
  • 34. Great Work!!
  • 35. You have learned five book parts and words about books!
    • The spine
    • The cover
    • The author
    • The illustrator
    • The title
  • 36. Congratulations! This is the end of part one. Give yourself a pat on the back and a “round” of library applause! Take a break and tell your classmates and teacher what you learned today, then you will be ready to start section two. Start part 2
  • 37. Oops! Read again to learn about the title:
    • The title is the name of the story
    • The title is on a page called The Title Page right before the beginning of the story.
    • The title is usually on the front cover of the book and on the spine.
    Click here to answer this question
  • 38. Now it’s time to talk about the parts of your library!
    • The library in your school is arranged in four sections:
      • Easy (Picture Books) Fiction
      • Fiction (Chapter Books)
      • Non-fiction (Information Books)
      • Biography
  • 39. Picture Book Section
    • The first section is called Picture Books. This section is fiction.
  • 40. Picture Books
    • Picture books use illustrations (pictures) to tell lots of the story.
    • The illustrations in picture books sometimes tell different parts of the story than the words do.
    • Illustrations are very, very important in picture books. Sometimes they are even more important than the words!
    • Picture books are ‘made-up’ stories from the authors’ imagination.
  • 41. Picture book example
    • This is a made-up story with lots of pictures. The pictures are a very important part of the story.
  • 42.
    • Be sure to choose the BEST answer! ~ What is a picture book?
    • A picture book has illustrations in it .
    • A picture book tells part of the story with pictures.
    • Sometimes the illustrations aren’t important in a story.
    • All of the answers are right.
    • None of the answers are right .
    Click the choice that is the BEST answer
  • 43. Please read this and try again . . .
    • Picture books use illustrations (pictures) to tell lots of the story .
    • Illustrations are very, very important in picture books. Sometimes they are even more important than the words!
    • Picture books are ‘made-up’ stories from the authors’ imagination.
    Click for question
  • 44. You know it!
    • All three of the first answers are correct – that means the forth choice is the BEST one.
    • Very, very good!
  • 45. Chapter Book Section
    • Another section is called Chapter Books. This section is fiction.
  • 46. Chapter Books
    • Chapter Books usually have more words than picture books, and fewer pictures.
    • In chapter books, the words are more important for the story than the pictures are.
    • Chapter books usually have more words on each page than picture books do, and the story is long.
    • Chapter books are ‘made-up’ stories (fiction).
  • 47. What is a chapter book? Pick the best answer by clicking on it.
    • Chapter books are real stories, not ‘made-up’ stories.
    • Chapter books usually don’t have more words than picture books.
    • Chapter books have mostly words.
    • Chapter books are never hardback
  • 48. WOW!
    • Bravo!
    • Good job
    • You are brilliant!
    • Way to go!
  • 49. Non-fiction (Information) Section
    • The third section is Non-Fiction Books (also called Information Books)
  • 50. Non-Fiction / Information Books
    • Non-Fiction (Information) books are stories that tell about things that are real.
    • Non-Fiction books have real places and real things in them.
    • Non-Fiction can be about people, about places, about things – they can be history, or geography, crafts, sports, weather, science fair projects, even dinosaurs . . .
  • 51. Read this to practice
    • Non-Fiction (Information) books are stories that tell about things that are real.
    • Non-Fiction can be about people, about places, about things – they can be history, or geography, crafts, sports, weather, science fair projects, even dinosaurs . . .
    Click to answer
  • 52. What is the best answer for non-fiction?
    • Non-fiction is pretend, or made-up (make-believe)
    • Real information is found in non-fiction
    • Non-Fiction can be about people, about places, or about things
    Click the best answer choice
  • 53. Awesome answer!
    • You rock!
  • 54. Biography Section
    • The fourth section is called Biographies. Biographies are a kind of non-fiction.
  • 55. Biographies
    • Biographies are about real people.
    • Biographies tell about the life of a person that lived in the past or even one that lives now.
    • Biographies are true, and they are about real people, not made-up characters.
  • 56. Biography example
    • This is a biography about a real person. (Michael Jordon)
  • 57. What is a Biography?
    • A book about a real person’s life.
    • Something made-up and imaginary.
    • It tells definitions or words but doesn’t tell about people.
    Click on the best answer above
  • 58.
    • You answered correctly.
    • Now you may go on to the next slide.
    Hurray! Click here to go to the next slide
  • 59. You have learned about:
    • The arrangement of the library and the books in each section: picture books (fiction), chapter books (fiction), non-fiction, and biographies
    • Title, Spine, Cover, and Author, and Illustrator
  • 60. Keep up the good work!
    • When you come to the library next time, you’ll know where to look for each type of book.
    • You’ll be able to find the books you want too, by knowing where to look!
  • 61. You have reached the end of this StAIR
    • Watch for more StAIRs to help you learn the library!
    • I look forward to hearing from you and working with you again soon.
    • Send me a note! I’ll write back to you.
    • Mrs. Curl
    © claudette curl, 2003