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Orrs Media Center has been genre-fied!

When you visit the media center, you will see that the new bookcases and decorations are not the only things that have changed.   The media center has been genre-fied!  All chapter books are now color-coded and arranged according to genre.

Here are some of the benefits of genre-fying:
  • Students can find the books they want more easily.
  • Books are organized the way students look for them. This is also consistent with many bookstores.
  • We can instantly identify holes in our collection.
  • Shelving will be easier for our volunteers and student helpers.
  • After searching for books by genre, students should be able to easily define genre, one of the ELA standards.
  • When a student asks, "Where are all your scary books?" I can just point them to the correct section!
  • These genre guides are posted throughout the media center.

Scholastic Book Fairs

Mark your calendars!
 
Holiday Book Fair  

11/9/2018 - 11/16/2018

Spring Book Fair  

4/29/19 - 5/03/2019

Contact Ms. Shouse if you'd like to help!
 
  • Orientation Video
    New to Orrs or just need a refresher? Watch the media center orientation video!

 

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