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

Amy Webb aswebb at usd116.org
Wed Sep 30 11:35:37 CDT 2020

Carla, would you be willing to share a sample of your cards on the SeeSaw
community?  Our youngest kids use SeeSaw, and this might be a good
alternative for them.  Thanks!

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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