August 2011 Report

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August 2011 Report

  1. 1. Indian Knoll Elementary School Media Center August 2011 Report Program Highlights The Scholastic Book Fair raised almost $3,000 for the media center. The Indian Knoll News Team started daily broadcasts. New materials were ordered, including Marcy Cook math teacher resource books, books on CD, and 100 character education titles. The media specialist attended the Cherokee County media specialists meeting. Twenty-two students attended two meetings of the Firebirds Book Club. The media specialist updated the media center website, media center blog, and front lobby kiosk. Click on picture for slideshow. Jennifer Lewis, Media Specialist jennifer.lewis@cherokee.k12.ga.us Media Center Website http://www.cherokee.k12.ga.us/Schools/indian knoll-es/media/default.aspx Media Center Blog http://ikesmediacenter.blogspot.com/1
  2. 2. Indian Knoll Elementary School Media Center August 2011 Report Data SnapshotNumber of classes served: 74Total circulation: 4,094K: 4111: 2672: 8793: 6354: 5685: 4926: 497Faculty: 345Accelerated Reader tests passed: 778Accelerated Reader points: 1,254.71: 14.92: 182.83: 90.64: 68.45: 539.56: 358.5Total words read: 7,966,3142
  3. 3. Indian Knoll Elementary School Media Center August 2011 Report Whole Class Lessons Taught 38 orientation sessionsAll students in kindergarten through sixth grade were trained on the media center’srules and procedures. 22 lessonsKindergarten – Students attended weekly storytime. Storytime themes includedbook care, color and school words, and rhyming words.1st grade – Students learned about story elements using the books The Little Red Henand Manana Iguana.2nd grade – Students learned about story elements using the books The GingerbreadMan and The Gingerbread Cowboy.3rd grade – Students learned about story elements using the book The LibraryDragon.4th grade – Students learned how to use Destiny to search for books and then theypracticed with partners.6th grade – Students learned how to use Grolier online to assist with coursework ingeneral and science fair projects in particular. 14 checkout sessions Collaborative Lessons TaughtLesson: Creating WordlesStandards for the 21st Century Learner: 3.1.4 Use technology and other informationtools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others canview, use, and assess.Georgia Performance Standards: ELA4W3 The student uses research andtechnology to support writing.Collaborative partner: Crissy3

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