At summer camp you are learning about customs celebrated
on Independence Day.
Which custom is NOT about July 4th?
Picnic with family and friends
Sleep in late
Go to a parade
.For a science project you need to answer the following questions:
* Why is ground water important?
* How is rain formed?
* What is water evaporation?
What is the topic for the science project?
2. Lakes and Rivers
3. Underground Water
4. Water Cycle
Which resource would you use to find a synonym for the word frozen?
Name the resource on your paper
Use the computer
at the tables to decide.
Which of these pictures show
a primary resource?
Declaration of Independence
Write your answer
on your paper.
The State Newspaper
Your friend just told you about a great chapter book from the S.C. Children's
Book Award list. The book is Freaky Fast Frankie Joe by Lutricia Clifton. You
looked it up in the library catalog and the book is in. When you get to the
fiction section where will you find the book?
1. On the "F" shelf for Frankie?
2. On the "C" shelf for Clifton?
3. On the "L" shelf for Lutricia?
4. On the "J" shelf for Joe
Your assignment is to explain how to play a sport.
How would you decide on the topic?
1. ask a friend
2. get a topic from your teacher
3. choose a sport I really like
4. go to the sports books to look through them for ideas
Data are numbers in lists, charts or graphs.
Information is facts written in sentences.
What do you see in the pictures?
Put your answer
on your paper
You saw the t.v. show Animal Planet and they were featuring penguins.
How would you search for books about this arctic
animal in the library
Do a search on the library catalog.
Click on the picture to connect to the library catalog.
Look at the screen shot below from the library catalog.
If you wanted to check out this book, where would you find it?
1. Non-fiction section
2. Fiction section
3. Reference section
4. Everybody section
You looked up Martin
Luther King, Jr. in World Book Encyclopedia
and want to organize your facts. On your note taking chart, where would you
put information about the famous "I Have a Dream" speech Martin Luther
King, Jr. delivered in Washington, D.C.?
1. Early Life
2. Events During Public Life
3. Why Important to History
4. Interesting Facts
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Look at these title pages.
What is the name of the publisher?
1. Cooper Beech Books
2. Michael Bright
3. Endangered and Extinct Animals …
4. Brookfield, Connecticut
Your family has just moved to the Irmo area and you want to learn more about things to
do. Look at the resources on the table and decide which one will not have helpful local
Irmo News newspaper?
Jr. Silver Fox Club brochure?
Golf business card?
The State newspaper?
A Peek At Child Development
Time for Kids magazine ?
My RCPL information card?
To do research on furry animals,
you are using an encyclopedia.
How should you take notes
on new and important facts?
1. Copy word for word from the
2. Write facts in my own words
3. Make a copy of the encyclopedia
pages at the copy machine
It is always important to show where you get your
Information. What should you always include when
giving credit to a person who has written a book?
Name 3 on your paper.
Table of contents?
To find books and other resources in the library catalog, what three ways do most
people search? Name 3 on your paper.
Do a search on the library catalog.
Click on the picture to connect.
You’ve done it … earned your 15 building blocks … now
click on the picture below and complete the bonus puzzle!
Additional activities until time to change
classes; click on the link to the right