Dewey Decimal System

 

 

A Story of the Dewey Decimal System of Classification

Complete story about the Dewey Decimal system with library activities

http://mte.anacortes.k12.wa.us/library/dewey/deweystory.htm

 

 

Dewey

Explains what call numbers are and lists some topics that can be found in each of the 10 main divisions of the Dewey Decimal System

http://www.emerson.k12.nj.us/staff/rmkelly/custom/mediacenter/Kids%20Corner/Dewey/DeweyDecimal.html

 

 

Dewey Decimal System

Explains how to search for information (books) using the Dewey Decimal System

http://www.lib.duke.edu/libguide/fi_books_dd.htm

 

 

 “Do We” Really Know Dewey?

Learn about the Dewey Decimal System which was designed by 6th graders

http://library.thinkquest.org/5002/

 

 

Let’s Do Dewey

Explains how books are assigned their call numbers and gives a brief account of the life of Melville Dewey

http://www.mtsu.edu/%7Evvesper/dewey2.htm

 

 

Dewey Browse

Contains websites classified by the Dewey Decimal Classification System for K-12

http://www.deweybrowse.org/

 

 

DCPL Kids Exploring the Dewey Decimal System

Explains that every subject has a number (which is like an address) that is used to locate books in the library

http://www.dclibrary.org/kids/dewey.html

 

 

Can You Do the Dewey?

A trivia gave with biographical information on Dewey and an explanation of the classification system

http://www.thrall.org/dewey/

 

 

Dewey Decimal System Game

Library skills game for elementary students

http://www.ccsd.edu/bardonia/LearningGames/LibrarySkills/

 

 

The Dewey Decimal System

A worksheet to name the 10 groups (of the Dewey Decimal System) that are used to classify non-fiction books in a library

http://www.eduref.org/Virtual/Lessons/Information_Literacy/IFO0205b.pdf

 

 

Kid’s Guide to The Dewey Decimal System

Chart of Dewey Decimal Classification for children

http://www.scottpublib.org/dragon/Dewey.html

 

 

Dewey Decimal Game

Lesson plans for 3rd-5th graders to learn the basics of using the Dewey Decimal System

http://www.storylady.com/deweygame.html

 

 

Kid’s Click

web search (using the Dewey Decimal Classification System) for kids by librarians

http://www.kidsclick.org/dewey.html

 

 

The Dewey Decimal Classification System

A lesson to teach students about the fundamentals of the Dewey Decimal System to enable them to locate books in the library

http://www.iit.edu/~smart/halsey/lesson1.htm

 

 

 

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 Eureka!” Dewey did it: his system helps you every time you go to the library

Melville Dewey’s classification system for books

http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&locID=tlc079033278&failover=0&sgcmd=MAIN&srchtp=basic&c=1&sub=%2522Dewey+Decimal+Classification%2522&ste=35&tbst=tbasic&tab=2&txb=Dewey+Decimal+Classification&docNum=A92724645&bConts=2-

 

 

 

Susie Rohner, Librarian
Bramlette Library