December 2013

Library Media Monthly Report

Library Media Center Staff

Administrative Media Specialist - Melissa House

Itinerant Media Specialist - Substitute Domenica Simpson

Media Technician - Cindy Stiemly

Statistics

Classes Scheduled in the Media Center: 84


Lessons, direct instruction or support by LMS:


Melissa: 32

Itinerant Substitute: 52


Individual Students: 96


Amount of periods the Media Center was closed and why: 0


Monthly Circulation Stats:


Loans: 2898

Renewals: 221
Holds: 151

Administrative Duties


  • Birthday Book Club - Continues to be a success with additional funds donated to the school library.


  • Collaborated with Kindergarten teachers on the Town Square unit.


  • Collaborated with art teacher, Keri Miller, and Second Grade teachers on Caldecott unit. Students created their own "woodcut" illustrations after being read the book in their classroom.


  • Continued weeding the 900's.


  • Read School Library Journal and Instructor Magazine.


  • Completed and turned in P-Card report for review.


  • Met with mentor teacher Deb Geppi each week to discuss lesson plans, assessments, and student behavior.


Technician Duties

  • Processed materials.


  • Worked on updating spine labels to new author last name specifications, as well as changing signage in the Everybody section.


  • Updated the library "Catch of the Day" display each week with a new topic.


  • On A weeks, picks up first grade class from specials and dissmisses them from school to provide coverage for classroom teacher.


  • Updated seasonal displays.

Lessons Taught

Kindergarten

  • Town Square Week 1 - Wants and Needs
  • Town Square Week 2 - Producers and Consumers
  • Town Square Week 3 - Goods and Services


First Grade

  • How a Book is Made - Class Book, Virtual Field Trip, 5 Senses
  • How a Book is Made - Class Book, Rough Draft
  • How a Book is Made - Class Book, Final Page


Second Grade

  • Caldecott - Beginning, Middle, End
  • Caldecott - Types of Illustration
  • Caldecott - Woodblock Illustration


Third Grade

  • OPAC Week 3 - OPAC Master
  • OPAC Week 4 - Scavenger Hunt 1
  • OPAC Week 5 - Scavenger Hunt 2


Fourth Grade

  • Research Materials - Headings and Subheadings
  • Research Materials - Online Encyclopedia Scavenger Hunt 1
  • Research Materials - Online Encyclopedia Scavenger Hunt 2


Fifth Grade

  • Research Materials - Headings and Subheadings
  • Research Materials - Online Encyclopedia Scavenger Hunt 1
  • Research Materials - Online Encyclopedia Scavenger Hunt 2