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Disaster in the Library  (an ISearch My Library Tab Breakout)  Grades 2-4
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The library is a mess. Someone knocked over a book cart and all the books are mixed up.  Students will have to solve a series clues to create order out of chaos.  Unlock the code to move on to the next clue until you find the treasure chest that holds all the answers.   Use ISearch to help you find the answers to the clues.  After you type in your search term, the My Library tab will give you some suggestions that will help you answer the question.

Subject:
21st Century Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Date Added:
06/10/2019
ISearch Bingo for Grades 6-8
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Revised with assistance from INFOhio Users Council members, ISearch BINGO can be broken into 3 separate activities which are listed below. Review the activities, and then download and print the documents you need.

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Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Date Added:
06/10/2019
ISearch Exploration: Grades 6-8
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INFOhio Users Council member and Ohio school librarian Amy Keister from Louisville City Schools created this activity perfect to get middle school students started in ISearch for exploration and research. Download and print to reproduce.

Subject:
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Date Added:
06/10/2019
ISearch Jigsaw Puzzle (Famous Ohioans): Grades 4-8
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INFOhio Users Council members created this Jigsaw puzzle about Famous Ohioans.  Students use ISearch to find the answers (and cite their sources) to the questions, then work together in groups to solve the Jigsaw Puzzle.

Subject:
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Cathie Cooper
Date Added:
06/10/2019
Introduction to ISearch for Finding Library Books #1
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This lesson will help students use ISearch as a library catalog. This is the first lesson of three lessons. In this lesson the teacher will mostly be demonstrating on a screen. Students may need devices to try a search if time allows. 

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Denette Mottayaw
Date Added:
11/22/2019
Introduction to ISearch for Finding Library Books #2
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This lesson will help students use ISearch as a library catalog. This is the second lesson of three lessons. In this lesson the teacher will mostly be demonstrating on a screen. Students may need devices to try a search if time allows. 

Subject:
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Denette Mottayaw
Date Added:
02/05/2020
Introduction to ISearch for Finding Library Books #3
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This lesson will help students use ISearch as a library catalog. This is the third lesson of three lessons. In this lesson the teacher will be demonstrating on a screen. Students will use devices to practice their skills. 

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Denette Mottayaw
Date Added:
02/05/2020
Learn to Search Effectively Using Keywords
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Introductory lesson on using keywords. Audience is high school students.  Time for lesson is 45 minutes.  Requires access to the Internet.

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Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Writing for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Jacki Dolan
Date Added:
10/11/2019