Media Center News

November 2014

South Central Community School Corporataion

Biography in a Bag-- 7th Grade

The seventh graders read a biography, took a Reading Counts test on the book, then researched their person. They needed to use one print and web source for the project. Their presentations showed 3 items they put in a bag to signify important aspects of their person.

Indians-- 3rd Grade

Third Graders researched specific Indian tribes and made dioramas to show their homes and habitats. They presented their information with a Kidspiration web.

4th Grade -- Famous Hoosiers

Mrs. Kohler's class chose famous Hoosiers to research. They created an interview and then were the interviewer or interviewee, as Mr, Bailey's TV announcement class put them on camera to show their knowledge of the Hoosier.

By the Numbers

  • CIRCULATION 4221
  • CLASSES IN FOR CHECKOUT 85
  • LESSONS 39
  • PROJECTS/ASSISTED 11
  • SIGN INS WITH PASSES 426
  • SST SIGN INS 332
  • COLLABORATIONS WITH TEACHERS 4
  • LAB USE / COW USE 38 /4

Name That Book

The annual Name that Book Competition was help on November 17th for our 6th graders. The students read 3-5 books and as a team named the book from a given statement. We didn't win the competition, but we had lots of fun reading various authors and genres.

LIBRARY COLLABORATION

Alice Mathews did a presentation on what's available at the LaPorte County Library for the Junior Class. Then the classes applied for a library card and checked out books for the Junior Decades project.