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STAR Search: How Do I Find the Book I Need?

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STAR Search: How Do I Find the Book I Need?

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time 30 minutes
Lesson Author

Janie Schomberg

Janie Schomberg

Urbana, Illinois


National Council of Teachers of English






STAR Search Graphic handout

STAR Search Ladder handout

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  • Create posters or transparencies as needed.

  • Gather resources and set up equipment for materials listed above.

  • Students should be acquainted with the layout of the library and have a working knowledge of how the on-line catalog works.

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