[aisle] Interest Checklists for Student Checkout (K-2)

Amy Webb aswebb at usd116.org
Wed Sep 30 11:09:44 CDT 2020

I used Google Forms to create a book menu.  I've included the link to a
sample for you to look at.  I have a menu for PK-1, 2-3, and 4-5.  I change
the options every few weeks.  The 2/3 is a little different in that for
fiction I have the topics and checkboxes for picture books or chapter books
(when available) so they can let me know which they prefer, but don't have
pictures for those topics.

Sample book menu <https://forms.gle/prhHhemBrUSDif676>

On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 10:47 AM Buell, Carla via AISLE <
aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:

> Do you have Seesaw? I created cards with different topics on it and shared
> those as an activity that students do every 2-3 weeks for book drive thru.
> I also have one I created for ipad that links right to our page for our
> library catalog.  Would any of this help to share with you?
> Carla Buell
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> *Subject:* [aisle] Interest Checklists for Student Checkout (K-2)
> Many of our K-2 students will return for part-time, in-person instruction
> mid-October. I've been told that students will not be allowed to come to
> the library, nor can we bring a cart of pre-selected books to classrooms.
> Students are to have 0 contact w/a book unless it is checked out to them. I
> don't think I will have trouble teaching my 2nd graders how to search
> Destiny Discover for books and put them on HOLD, but I think our K-1
> students will have difficulty. I suggested teaching parents how to log into
> Destiny Discover  (how-to video) with their child and help them select/Hold
> books, but there was concern that parents might influence their child's
> selections.
> It has been suggested that I create some sort of subject checklist for
> students to use to indicate books that interest them. I'm trying to wrap my
> head around this, especially when it comes to fiction. I plan to use
> pictures/words for nonfiction subjects, but for fiction, I can't think of
> what to do, other than leaving blank lines for them to attempt to write
> titles/characters of books they like. This is to be done in the classroom
> once a week. My students are very visual--many ELs.
> Before I try to re-invent the wheel, I thought I'd see if any early
> elementary school librarians out there have already come up with something
> like this...or have suggestions/resources?
> Thanks in advance for any ideas or resources you might have!
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Amy Webb, Librarian
King Elementary School
1108 Fairview Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
aswebb at usd116.org
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