Bellarine Secondary College


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Bellarine Secondary College

  1. 1. Bellarine Secondary College : Ocean Grove Library: Grade Six Information Evening.
  2. 2. Library Services: Resources: <ul><li>Computers are available for homework with Internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Coloured printer available </li></ul><ul><li>Audio CDs and DVDs for use </li></ul><ul><li>Digital still, Flip & video cameras to help in projects </li></ul>
  3. 3. Newspapers and Magazines to read at lunchtime. Extreme weather and the ravages of time have left many of Melbourne's trees in need of replacement. Photo: Justin McManus (the age: 11/05/2010)
  4. 5. Participation: <ul><li>Students are encouraged to take part in the ‘Premier’s Reading Challenge’. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are encouraged to take part in our Library Children’s Book Week competitions and activities.    </li></ul><ul><li>Last year’s theme was “Across the Story Bridge” </li></ul>
  5. 6. Book Talks: <ul><li>During every library session students participate in a themed book talk where new books are introduced to the class </li></ul><ul><li>Students are encouraged to borrow regularly </li></ul><ul><li>“ Bella readers” book club meets every 3 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Students are encouraged to participate in a variety of short story writing competitions </li></ul>
  6. 7. Teenage Drama!
  7. 9. Girlfriend Fiction
  8. 10. Fantasy Worlds for all to explore....
  9. 13. Reading Program: <ul><li>Students are encouraged to read every night and record their reading in their “Reading 4 Recreation” folder. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are encouraged to share their opinions and ideas about novels on our intranet-blog (in school). </li></ul><ul><li>Students participate in Literature Circles reading in their English class </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly (or fortnightly) reading sessions take place in the library </li></ul>
  10. 14. Books of The Movies:
  11. 18. Out of this world!
  12. 20. Extreme Adventures:
  13. 21. Join Bear Grylls as he gives us real life tips to survive:
  14. 22. Mystery & Detective Stories: Old ......
  15. 23. and new......
  16. 24. Horror stories :
  17. 25. Action:
  18. 27. Resource Usage: <ul><li>Students may borrow up to three books at a time – fiction, non-fiction or both </li></ul><ul><li>Books can be borrowed for two weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Books may be reserved if they are currently unavailable </li></ul><ul><li>The photocopier may be used </li></ul><ul><li>A colour printer is available for use </li></ul>
  19. 28. Graphic Novels!
  20. 29. Time for a laugh!
  21. 30. Australian Stories:
  22. 31. girlsandsport.
  23. 32. The 39 clues, a series by Rick Riordan.
  24. 33. Non - Fiction:
  25. 34. High Interest reading!
  26. 35. Practical Advice for Girls.....
  27. 36. and boys.....
  28. 37. Other places, other times!
  29. 40. Information for research projects...
  30. 41. Antarctica.
  31. 42. 1960’s:
  32. 43. Geelong Regional Library: Students can search and reserve books on line, using their GRL pin number. At Students can access: Yourtutor – a free online tutoring service for homework support and Learning and homework databases for help with assignments and health information, by entering their library membership.