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Copy of Do we really know Dewey?
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Encyclopedias, almanacs, and topics
that don't fit anywhere else.
Government, money, folktales, and dragons, too. How we make sense of and live in the world around us.
The Dewey Decimal System
Sign Language, Spanish, French, etc.
weather, outer space, animals, trees,
plants, science fair, etc.
How things work?
cars, trucks, pets, cookbooks, etc.
What do you like to do for fun?
art, games, magic tricks, origami, sports
poetry, jokes, riddles, plays
Geography and History
What's going on in the rest of the world? What happened in the past?
How do we find anything with Dewey?
We have a separate section for this very popular part of The Arts (700s) category.
10 main categories
The story of someone's life.
Biographies have their own section in nonfiction.
Each of the 10 categories are divided into 10 subcategories, but we are just going to focus on the big 10.
What is a Call Number?
Hogsett, N. (2006, January). Teaching Dewey. Library Media Connection, 24(4), 28-31.
What do all those numbers mean?
Created by Valerie Kubick
with lots of help...
The Dewey Rap