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Sunday, 10 November 2013

Library Resources & Activities


The Junior School Library is currently equipped with more than 5350 book titles in different subject areas. There are many books in different languages: English, Hindi, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi and Tamil and a selection of bilingual (Fiction and Non Fiction) books. The Junior Academy Library contains a collection of eye catching Picture books which really grab the student’s attention and cultivates reading interest amongst them. Professional Development books for the teaching staff are also housed in the Junior Academy Library.

The Library functions from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and gives access to Grade 1 to Grade 5 students. The students can borrow two books at a time for one week, but can return and borrow new books if they finish in between. The library is equipped with four desktops with high speed internet connection for easy research & references.

The Library is not only meant for issues and returns, but is involved in conducting a variety of Library activities for the students. The Library gives the students more flexibility and scope to become efficient and effective in their learning journey. The Junior Library is a comfortable safe space to spend time relaxing either reading quietly or listening to stories read aloud. 

Programme of Inquiry ( P O I ) :  

The Primary Years Programme is a key element of the elementary school curriculum. Through the PYP, we offer an inquiry-based curriculum that empowers students to explore and construct knowledge and understanding. Through the PYP programme of inquiry students have the opportunity to develop an international perspective that relates to their lives in global community. We believe that learning takes place when we make connections to personal experiences and build upon prior knowledge and understanding. We place emphasis on the learning of concepts, skills and attitudes, as well as knowledge, as we prepare our students for their journey into secondary education and beyond.


Attributes of Learner Profile :

The above Attributes of Learner profile was prepared by our school student's which Integrate, connect and reflect with the Library and library resources. As a whole, International Baccalaureate (IB) mission to develop active, compassionate and lifelong learners, the IB programmes foster a distinctive set of attributes. These qualities—embodied in the IB learner profile—prepare IB students to make exceptional contributions in the Library.

Library Word Wall :

The following words and their meanings will help students learn terms that are connected to the library and library materials.  Students will hear these words discussed during library lessons and should know all terms by the time they are in the sixth grade.

Library Terminology Tags

AKA,H Library Profile :

The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

Library Learner Profile

Essential Elements in Library :

The Primary Years Programme focuses on the heart as well as the mind of children aged 3 to 12 years; it addresses the social, physical, emotional and cultural needs of the children as well as the    academic ones.

Library Essential Agreements 

Character's Sketch & Book Blurb :

The character sketch devoted to an analysis or representation of a character especially of peculiar, eccentric, or strongly marked individuality.  This kind of exercises promote the children to develop with thinking skills, imaginary skill and an opportunity to explore in-depth into the subject area and also useful  for execution of given task.

Character Sketch

Character Sketch
Book Blurb

Book Blurb

Unit Integration with Library Lesson :

The unit integration with the library helps the students to enhance their reading, learning skills and research skills as well, by which he / she can be able to explore to make connections with their existing units by locating chapters, paragraphs, index and  glossary etc., the book which they borrow from the library.

Leaders Integration

Culture Integration

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