Deep Run High School Library- A Bridge to Student Achievement
Last Day of October seniors get to wear Halloween costumes to school. Check out what happened in the library.
|Will you be my homecoming date?|
|Robin and Batman|
|Batman checks out the situation|
Typical Busy Mornings in the Library
|checking out a book|
Students Print in the mornings
Students check out books
Students complete homework
Students study for test
November is National Picture Book Month. We celebrated by having teachers read parodies of books and showed them during Advisory time and then students answered questions about library services. Click on the link below to see the video:
Picture Book Month Video
Spirit week at DRHS in the library: Duck Dynasty Day!
|DRHS students in the library|
|Mrs. Lopez, Mrs. Leonard, and Mrs. Smart|
We worked with Mrs. Stockdale's History classes this week on using primary sources and hypertext links for Google doc presentations to present to their classmates. To see the entire lesson click on this link:
Andrew Jackson Lesson
We worked with Mrs. Oliver's and Mrs. Anderson's English classes on their 11th grade research papers and finding sources with databases and books, and using Noodle Tools for sources, citations, annotations, note cards, and outlines.
We worked with Mr. Dickey's History classes on the Enlightenment Period and students produced Round table discussion news cast to share with classmates, using cameras checked out from the library.
|Students check out cameras for projects|
We worked with Mrs. Dickey's English classes on the Russian Revolution, finding sources, and analyzing paintings during the period and writing about these painting and how does that relate to the novel "Animal Farm" which they are currently reading. To see the entire lesson click on the following link:
Russian Revolution Lesson
Guide and directions
Example of painting
We continued to work with Mr. Dickey's History classes all week on their Round Table news cast projects.
Here is a copy of one of the finished projects, click on the following link:
We worked with Mrs. Skinner's English classes on Travel Poetry and using hypertext links to produce a Google site while learning poetry literary terms. To see the entire lesson click on the following link:
Travel Poetry Lesson
Mrs. Smart teaching how to organize a Google site with hyperlink text
We collaborated with Mrs. Coleman on lessons we will start next week using World World II stations and talked about future lessons for the Holocaust and the novel "Night" which they will read later on in the school year. To see the entire lesson, click on the following link: Cultural lesson WWII
|Mrs. Coleman's class working on stations|
Promoting Book Checkouts and 21st Century Technology
We worked with Mrs. Norris's technology classes showing them how to download a free APP on their smart phones to create their HCPS library card. Student's then tried it out by checking out a book. Watch the power-point presentation here : Power-Point, putting your library card on your phone
|1st student using App on his i-Phone|
|Mrs. Lopez teaching key ring App|
Top Ten Reasons to Checkout a Library Book- on the rolling announcements and big screen in the library each morning. Look in School Space for the power-point presentation.
Mrs. Lopez attended a committee meeting for librarians in which she is a mentor to a new HCPS librarian.
Collection development, book review center, Follett book vendor, blog reviews, school library journal, core collection list in titlewave developed by the core collection committee, e-books and public library catalog were all discussed in helping choose new books for our libraries.
We worked with Mrs. Dickey's English classes on the Russian Revolution project they started last week.
We worked with Mrs. Coleman's English classes this week, they came to the library and worked through the World War II Stations lesson.
We sponsored Open Mic night in the library on Thursday Nov. 21st from 4:00-6:00. Students recited poetry, sang songs, and read readings of their own choosing.
|Food to share at Open Mic Night|
|Students performing Open Mic Night|
November 25 & 26
We held a "Page Turners" club meeting On Monday Nov. 25 after school to discuss the book, "The Rag and Bone Shop" by Robert Cormier. We had snacks, a discussion, answered questions and played the game of "Clue" since it went along with the theme of the book.
The Library Host Events During Extended Study
Nov. 6 - Governor's School Presentation and interest meeting
Nov. 14 - Signing Day for Athletes who have committed to play a sport in college.
Nov. 21 - Deep Run Challenge Club Meeting-decorating for Open Mic Night
|Jacob, parents, coaches, and Principal|
in the library..........