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Edgewood Highland School Library: Dewey Decimal

History

History of the Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC)

The Dewey Decimal System was created by a man named Melvil Dewey in 1873.  He created 10 different categories and gave each category a number.  

 

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Standards

AASL 1.3.4 Contribute to the exchange of ideas within the learning community.

AASL 2.1.2 Organize knowledge so that it is useful.

 

CC.3.SL.1 Comprehension and Collaboration: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

 

RI Department of Education Cross Curricular Proficiencies

The Cross Curricular Proficiencies aligned to this activity include:

  • Collaboration
  • Communication