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Online Catalog Skills Passport Unit


Grade Levels:
2nd Grade and 3rd Grade

Yes, all instructional materials are editable.

Teaching Duration:
about 6-8 class periods

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This unit will teach students how to navigate the library and use an online catalog (or OPAC) in an engaging, fun way! 

It is designed to teach students how to use call numbers and the Dewey Decimal Classification System to find something in the library.

This 78-page unit is completely editable, and includes:

  • Library Explorer’s Passport printable in 2 versions, with or without Dewey numbers
    • Editable Microsoft PowerPoint .pptx file format, and
    • Easy-to-print PDF file format.
  • 2nd and 3rd Grade Lesson Plan in Microsoft Word .docx file format, aligned to:
    • 2018 AASL National School Library Standards for Learners, 
    • National Common Core ELA Standards, and
    • Pennsylvania Core ELA Standards.
  • Library Map printable
    • Microsoft PowerPoint .pptx file format, and
    • Easy-to-print PDF file format
  • Library Sections Quiz printable
    • Microsoft Word .docx file format, and
    • Easy-to-print PDF file format
  • Passport Activities presentation, including interactive learner response questions to check for understanding
    • Microsoft PowerPoint .pptx file format,
    • Promethean ActivBoard™ flipchart file format, and
    • Promethean ClassFlow flipchart file format
  • Printable call number labels to make your own call number hunt cards for students to use when finding books in your local school library or public library
    • 2″ x 4″ labels in Microsoft Word .docx file format, and 
    • Easy-to-print PDF file format
  • Teacher Notes to help you set up and get organized
  • A list of other supplies needed – PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW to find out exactly what you will need or how you will need to modify the unit if you aren’t able to get them.

Standards Addressed:

AASL National School Library Standards – See the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to view full text. 

  • Inquire – A.2. – C.1. – C.3. – D.1. – D.3.
  • Include – B.1 – C.2. – D.2.
  • Collaborate – A.2. – A.3. – B.1. – C.1. – D.1
  • Curate – A.1 – B.4. – C.1.
  • Explore – A.1. – C.1
  • Engage – A.1.

Common Core English Language Arts Standards – 
© Copyright 2010 National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.8.

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