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Dewey It

Review of the Dewey Decimal System. 100s - Who Am I? - Books About Us - Psychology. Since most people are most interested in themselves, Melvil Dewey started by creating a group for books that are about who we are. This means how we think and act. This section is numbered from 100-199. 200s - Who Made Me? - Religion� After we think about ourselves, many want to think about how we got here. The next group that Dewey created is about religion and Myths. These books try to explain how people got on earth and why we are here. 300s - Who Is My Neighbor? The next thing that interests people are the others around us. Dewey knew there would need to be a groups of people to share information with. These are books about how people live, the things we do, and folklo


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The purpose of the Dewey Decimal number is to  _____________ the books.
    • A. 

      Count

    • B. 

      Locate

    • C. 

      Decorate

  • 2. 
    In the DMS library we group fiction books by
    • A. 

      Title

    • B. 

      Genre

    • C. 

      Author

  • 3. 
    You shelve the book with the call number 811.8  before the book with the call number 811.1.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
     You shelve a book with the call number 759.94 before the book with the call number 759.951
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The 700's would include which books? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Baseball Greats

    • B. 

      Gymnastics

    • C. 

      Anne Frank

    • D. 

      Crafts

    • E. 

      How to Draw Cats

  • 6. 
    Who created the Dewey Decimal System? 
  • 7. 
    Explain how are the books are organized in the DMS library?  Write at LEAST 3-5 complete sentences.
  • 8. 
     Watch this video and select the choices that apply. http://breitlinks.com/Dewey1.htm  
    • A. 

      This was a rap.

    • B. 

      Dewey is shown with red hair.

    • C. 

      It explains all of the categories.

    • D. 

      It is 2 minutes long.