Week 5: The Dewey Decimal System
The Dewey Decimal System is used to organize books int h most school libraries. In this system, each topic has its own number. The books are assigned a number according to the topic they are about. Then, the books are arranged on the shelves in number order, so books on the same topic are on the same shelf.
Dewey Decimal Webquest
This webquest will help you understand how the Dewey system works so that you can more easily find items in your library. You will also find out about its inventor and why the system was invented.
Directions: Click the links below to complete each section of your webquest handout. All answers can be found on these pages simply by reading them!
When you are done with the webquest, test you knowledge of Dewey by using one of these games!