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Freshorientation09

  1. 1. Welcome to the Wilbury A. Crockett Library<br />At Wellesley High School<br />Fall, 2009<br />
  2. 2. By the end of this class . . .<br />Library resources and materials<br />Technology<br />Expectations<br />Procedures<br />Activity: Meet Truman Capote<br />
  3. 3. Our goals for you<br />Identify, evaluate and utilize a variety of resources when you need information<br />Use technology effectively and responsibly.<br />Read, read, read. Your choice.<br />
  4. 4. Your goals for us<br />
  5. 5. The Staff<br />Ms. Flaherty<br />Ms. Purnell<br />Ms. Ellis<br />Ms. Stravinski<br />Ms. Holbrook<br />Ms. Sriram<br />Library staff<br />Technology department<br />
  6. 6. Library and study hall hours<br />Monday – Thursday 7:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. (first block access)<br />Friday 7:15 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.<br />Math and writing labs – check schedules posted in library.<br />Study hall procedures<br />
  7. 7. How to behave in a library . . .<br />
  8. 8. Books. Are not. Obsolete.<br />WHS catalog<br />
  9. 9. Digital resources<br />WHS reseach wiki<br />Reference sources and databases<br />
  10. 10. Hardware<br />26 computers (Apples & PCs)<br />2 scanners<br />Video cameras<br />Digital cameras<br />Blank CDs/DVDs <br />iPods<br />
  11. 11. Extras!<br />Student library advisory board<br />Lounge Lizard Fridays<br />Student aids<br />Lunch block<br />Book clubs<br />Chess and board games<br />
  12. 12. Truman Capote<br />Who was he? <br />When was he born? When did he die?<br />What are some of his most famous works?<br />
  13. 13. Truman Capote and Harper Lee <br /><ul><li>When did Harper Lee and Truman Capote first meet?
  14. 14. What influence did Capote have on Lee and vice-versa?
  15. 15. Controversy over origins of Mockingbird?</li></li></ul><li>Truman Capote and psychotic killers<br /><ul><li>What’s In Cold Blood about?
  16. 16. What was unique about Capote’s literary treatment of Hickock and Smith?
  17. 17. Find a photograph of the murder scene.
  18. 18. Find a period newspaper article about the killings and a period review of the book.</li></li></ul><li>Celluloid Truman Capote<br />What films have either been based on Capote’s work or focused on his life?<br />Find a review of any of these films.<br />Who played Holly Golightly? <br />
  19. 19. Images courtesy of:<br />National Galleries of Scotland<br />Warner Books<br />Lawrence Journal-World<br />Paramount Pictures<br />University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine<br />The British Museum<br />

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