Purpose This presentation is for pre-k through 2nd grade students. The purpose of this presentation is to introduce students to the Dewey Decimal Classification and to ask the media specialist questions about locating information. A review of each book can be read by clicking on the picture of the book. Georgia Performance Standards will also be addressed. Who is Melvil Dewey? Father of the Dewey Decimal Classification By grouping books of similar subjects, Dewey was able to organize and keep track of his books and know exactly where to find each book again using the Dewey Decimal system. How to locate a book? Spine Spine label with Call Number AR book level 000 General Works, Computer Science and Information Created for expansion Includes computer guides and instruction, unexplained curiosities and reference 100 Philosophy and Psychology Friends and feelings found here 200 Religion Religion and mythology, Bible stories, ancient mythology 300 Social Sciences Politics, folklore and fables Georgia Standards 400 Language Writing, grammar, communication, languages 500 Science Life science, physical science, earth science Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division 600 Technology Not as we think technology today Medicine and health, farming buildings, energy, telephone, cooking and more 700 Arts and Recreation Architecture, painting, photography, music and performing arts 800 Literature Plays, poetry, writings Pre-K Content Standard 900 History and Geography Geography, travel, history Georgia Standards Easy Readers Picture books Favorite characters Alphabetical order Fiction Many of your favorite chapter books Alphabetical order Bibliography Bennett, William, J. (2000). The children’s book of faith. Random House. Berenstain, Stan & Jan. (1984). The Berenstain Bears’ science fair. Random House. Bridwell, Norman. (1999). Clifford’s big book of things to know: A book of fun facts. Scholastic, Inc. Brown, Laurie K., & Brown, Marc. (1998). How to be a friend. Cheney, Lynne. (2002). America: A patriotic primer. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division. Granfield, Linda. (2003). America votes: How our president is elected. Kids Can Press Ltd. Granfield, Linda. (1998). Circus. DK Publishing. Bibliography (con’t) Kenny, Chantal L. & Hendry, Linda. (1999). The kids can press Spanish & English phrase book. Kids Can Press Ltd. Lansky, Bruce. (1991). Kids pick the funniest poems: Poems that make kids laugh. Meadowbrook Creations. Martin, Jr., Bill. (1989) Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. Aladdin Paperbacks. Osborne, Mary Pope. (1992). Magic tree house: Dinosaurs before dark. Random House. Park, Barbara. (2000). Junie B. Jones has a peep in her pocket. Random House. Walker, Barbara. (1979). The little house cookbook. HarperCollins Publishers.