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A Wrinkle in Tech Freebies! | Mrs. J in the Library at A Wrinkle in Tech

I designed this collection of free resources for teacher-librarians, library media specialists, and maker educators. Some resources are available on Teachers Pay Teacher for free, and others are only available on this blog when you sign up for my email newsletter. I hope you enjoy them, and that they save you some time and energy!

 

Library Instruction Freebies

Kindergarten Library Assessment Quiz FREEBIE! | Mrs. J in the Library @ A Wrinkle in TechKindergarten Author, Illustrator, and Parts of a Book Library Quiz
Click through to download, and read this blog post to learn how I used it to show growth data for my end-of-year evaluation.

 

Library Orientation Center FREEBIE! | Mrs. J in the Library at A Wrinkle in TechNew Student Orientation Library Center
Click on the image to download, and
read this blog post about how I use this center for students who move into our district mid-year.

 

Book Review Rubric Self-Assessment and Peer Assessment FREEBIE! | Mrs. J in the Library @ A Wrinkle in TechSelf-Assessment and Peer Assessment Print-and-Fold Rubric
for student-written book reviews
Click the image to download, and
read this blog post about how I’m trying out this assessment at the Book Review Library Center.

 

FREEBIE PA Young Reader's Choice Voting Unit | Mrs. J in the Library @ A Wrinkle in Tech Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Books Voting Unit
(K-2 Read-aloud Unit with Response Booklet and Lesson Plan)
Click through to download, and
read this blog post for more information on how I use it.

 

State Awards Book Voting Library Centers | Mrs. J in the Library @ A Wrinkle in Tech State Award-Nominated Book Voting Library Center (Grades 3-5)
Click through to download, and
read this blog post for more information on how I use it.

 

Makerspace Freebies

Cover image of makerspace center on dark wood background with green frame reading "Makerspace Freebie: Learning to Code Printable & Digital Library Center"Learning to Code Elementary Makerspace Center
Click through to download a free, editable makerspace center for elementary libraries and classrooms; read this blog post to see how I used it in my library.

 

Cover image of littleBits™ 101 Task Cards freebie product by Mrs. J in the Library at A Wrinkle in TechlittleBits 101 Task Cards (Grades 3 and up)
Click through to download 16 task cards to help students learn the basics of how littleBits electricity kits work.  You can read my review of littleBits kits here.

 

Other Library Freebies

Library Money FREEBIE for Library Treasure Store | Mrs. J in the Library at A Wrinkle in TechPrintable Library “Money” for students to earn
when they return their books on library day and redeem later for a Treasure Store reward.
Click the image to download, and read more about using Library Treasure Store here.

 

The Percentage of Relative Use (or PRU) formula calculates how much each section of a library collection is being circulated. A teacher-librarian can use this data to inform collection development and budget decisions. | Mrs. J in the Library @ A Wrinkle in TechPercentage of Relative Use Spreadsheet for Collection Analysis
Click the image to download and use this document to analyze your collection development needs.  Posted with permission from Debra Kachel of Mansfield University. 
Read about how I used this spreadsheet before changing our nonfiction section to Whole Number Dewey.

 

 

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