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Eagle Point Library

4th Quarter Report-2013

Circulation Statistics & Teacher Requests

  • Total Checkouts: 3,233 (-1514 or down 32% from last quarter-attributed to no specials during testing week and no-check out the last two weeks of school; however, we are up 5% from fourth quarter last year)
  • More information about circulation statistics over the past six years is available here: (Sheet1 is quarterly statistics and Sheet2 is yearly statistics)

  • Teacher Book Requests: 12 (same as last quarter)

Library Classes

  • Literary elements (characters, setting, beginning/middle/end)
  • Sequencing
  • Parts of a plant & seeds
  • Internet safety & cyber bullying
  • Elizabeth Raum's Cedric and the Dragon

1st Grade
  • Animal groups (bird, fish, amphibian, reptile, mammal)
  • Internet safety & cyber bullying
  • Elizabeth Raum's Cedric and the Dragon

2nd Grade
  • Reference sources
  • Thesaurus
  • Biographies
  • Internet safety & cyberbullying
  • Elizabeth Raum's Cedric and the Dragon

3rd Grade
  • Animal research project using databases (World Book Student & Kids Search) complete with a bibliography

4th Grade
  • Media literacy (design own cereal boxes)
  • Readers' theater

5th Grade
  • Website evaluation
  • Poetry
  • Figurative language

6th Grade
  • Primary/secondary sources (analyzed primary sources from the Challenger Disaster)
  • Internet safety & cyber bullying

Right to Read Week: Celebrating Our Heritage and History

    • Collaborated with Rossford Public Library to take all 3rd-6th graders on a tour of the local history area
    • Hosted guest nonfiction author Elizabeth Raum who shared important information about performing research, quality resources, and fiction/nonfiction
    • Encouraged students to participate in special activities all week including a spirit week and a READO bingo card contest
    • Thank you to the parents' club for donating $100 to purchase books we gave away to students who participated in the week's activities