ERIC Number: ED357972
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The Living Library.
The Living Library is a library where students can check out classroom pets as well as books. This guide describes the installation and implementation of a Living Library. The guide is presented in the following 10 sections: (1) a description of and rationale for a Living Library; (2) an implementation timeline developed for the intermediate school student; (3) a daily pet care checklist; (4) parental permission forms in both English and Spanish; (5) a lesson plan to identify similarities and differences between living and inanimate objects; (6) a lesson plan involving a language arts game; (7) a sample of a student's writing; (8) a resource list for guest speakers, audiovisuals, basic equipment and supplemental materials; (9) a bibliography containing 25 citations; and (10) a supplementary reading list containing 29 book titles arranged by grade level, with 3 book titles in Spanish. (MDH)
Descriptors: Biology, Class Activities, Elementary School Students, Home Programs, Instructional Materials, Integrated Activities, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Language Arts, Library Guides, Parent Participation, Pets, School Libraries, Science Education, Writing Across the Curriculum, Zoology
Dade County Education Fund, 21 Southeast First Avenue, Suite 701, Miami, FL 33131.
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade Public Education Fund, Miami, FL.