EHSS Library Learning Commons Orientation
This page is part of an orientation activity for all grade 9 students to complete through their English classes. It is designed to help students new to the school familiarize themselves with the physical and virtual spaces of our library.
Before your class visits the library, please review this library orientation video:
Library Tour Podcasts:
Listen to each podcast listed below. As you listen to each podcast and explore the library’s physical space, record your answers on the library handout provided.
(Remember to pause your podcast frequently to give yourself enough time to record each answer).
Library Web Quest:
Station #7: Tell us a little bit about yourself! Take the survey.
Sample Letter to submit to Turn It in
- Type the following into a Google Doc or MS Word document
- Save this to your H: drive (or home drive – has your student number; create a sub-folder for Gr. 9 English). Use the filename: ENG1D
- Think about what you have learned today and write a few sentences in your own words to complete the following statements:
- The three most important things I learned in the library today were…
- The way I learned best today was when…
- Go to the Internet and copy and paste information from a source (such as Wikipedia)
- Save your work in your H drive and upload to TurnItIn
What is a database?
How to print in the library:
How to use the library catalogue:
Why can’t I eat in the library?
Click here for a humorous look at eating in the library