dewey decimal classification system
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Dewey Decimal Classification System

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 17

Dewey Decimal Classification System - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 182 Views
  • Uploaded on

Dewey Decimal Classification System. Presented to Second & Third Grade Students Developed by Karen Ward Library Media Specialist Eichold-Mertz Elementary School. Who created the Dewey Decimal Classification System ?. Melvil Dewey was born on December 10, 1851

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Dewey Decimal Classification System' - seth


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
dewey decimal classification system

Dewey Decimal Classification System

Presented to Second & Third Grade Students

Developed by Karen Ward

Library Media Specialist

Eichold-Mertz Elementary School

who created the dewey decimal classification system
Who created the Dewey Decimal Classification System?
  • Melvil Dewey was born on December 10, 1851
  • Melvil Dewey created the number order system for library books when he was 21 years old.
  • MelvilDewey started the first school for librarians.
ten main classifications in dewey s system
Ten Main Classifications in Dewey’s System
  • The world’s knowledge is divided into 10 categories or groups.
  • Each group has a main title and is represented by three numbers.
the big ten
Generalities – 000

Philosophy – 100

Religion – 200

Social Science – 300

Language – 400

Science & Math – 500

Technology – 600

The Arts – 700

Literature – 800

Geography & History - 900

The Big Ten!

Brings order to the massive amount of world knowledge

you can judge a book by its cover
You Can Judge A Book by Its Cover!
  • The Dewey Decimal Classification call number can be found on the spine label.
  • Why?
  • When the book is shelved, the Dewey Decimal Classification call number can be easily seen.

200Bya

500

Lee

000

Mea

generalities 000
Generalities - 000
  • Encyclopedias
  • News media
  • Rare Books

Encyclopedias, References

philosophy 100
Philosophy - 100
  • Paranormal phenomena
  • Psychology
  • Logic

Man thinks

religion 200
Religion - 200
  • Bible
  • History of Christianity
  • Other Religions

About God

social science 300
Social Science - 300
  • Law
  • Education
  • Folklore

About man’s neighbors

language 400
Language - 400
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Other Languages

Man talks with other men

natural science math 500
Natural Science & Math - 500
  • Mathematics
  • Earth sciences
  • Plants
  • Animals

Man discovers all that is around him

technology 600
Technology – 600
  • Medicine
  • Agriculture
  • Family living

Man makes useful things

the arts 700
The Arts - 700
  • Drawing
  • Music
  • Recreational & performing arts

Man makes beautiful things

literature 800
Literature - 800
  • American Literature
  • Old English Literature
  • Literatures of Other Languages

Man writes

geography history 900
Geography & History - 900
  • Geography
  • Biographies
  • Ancient History

Man writes about

travel, people, and

events

flashback what do you remember
Flashback! What Do You Remember?
  • Who created the Dewey Decimal Classification System?
  • What does the DDCS do for our library?
  • How many main classifications are there?
  • Where do you find the DDCS number on a library book?
resources used
Resources Used…

All clipart taken fromthe Microsoft Clipart web site:

Information on the Dewey Decimal Classification taken from:

Weisburg, H. & Toor, R. Teacher’s Portfolio of Library Skills Lessons & Activities (1985). The Center for Applied Research in Education, Inc.

http://office.microsoft.com/clipart/default.aspx?lc=en-us&cag=1

ad