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Karen T Morris
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405-744-6310
Curriculum Materials Librarian
001 Willard Hall
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078

Guides

Adoption
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 8, 2013
A bibliography of resource materials at the Curriculum Materials Library.
Tags: adoption, children, children's books, families, foster children
Alphabet Books
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated May 13, 2014
Books about the alphabet or that present information ABC style.
Tags: abc books, children's books, concept books, literacy
Alphabet Books for Children
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Oct 1, 2014
Books that teach the alphabet or use an ABC arrangement to introduce a topic to children.
Tags: alphabet books, children's literature, picture books, preschool education, primary education, reading literacy
AVED: Aviation Education Research
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 24, 2014
An overview of terms and resources useful in research in aviation and aeronautics.
Tags: aeronautics, airlines, airplanes, airports;, aviation, education, endnote, flight, google, literature, pilots, review, scholar
Banned Books and Censorship
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 8, 2013
What gets challenged in children's books and why.
Tags: banned books, censorship, challenged books, first amendment, freedom of information, right to read
Book Reviews of Children's Literature
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 8, 2013
A book annotation or description is not the same as an evaluative review. This guide lists commonly used resources for finding book reviews of fiction and nonfiction books for youth, from preschool to teens.
Tags: book reviews, children's books, children's literature, critical reviews
Books for Beginning Readers
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated May 14, 2014
Books for emergent and early fluent readers typically have brief text, larger fonts, picture clues, and are 50 pages or less.
Tags: beginning readers, children's literature, early readers, easy to read, emergent readers, first grade, kindergarten, learning to read, primers, reading levels, second grade
Caldecott Books
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 8, 2013
The Caldecott Medal is given annually for a distinguished picture book for children. Additional books may be named as Caldecott Honor titles.
Tags: book awards, children's literature, illustrators, juvenile books, picture books
CIED 3005: Foundations of Literacy
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 19, 2012
Literacy resources for students enrolled in CIED 3005.
Tags: children's literature, elementary education, guided reading, leveled reading, leveling, literacy, reading
CIED 4012: Integration of Literacy
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 19, 2012
Resources on literacy in the K-12 curriculum, on audio books, and about creating web pages and online audio centers.
Tags: curriculum, elementary education, literacy, secondary education
CIED 4023: Children's Literature Across the Curriculum
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 18, 2012
Information for students enrolled in CIED 4023 and for teachers in elementary and middle schools.
Tags: children, children's books, elementary education, fiction, information books, juvenile literature, nonfiction, picture books, secondary education, teachers, youth
CIED 4313: Young Adult Literature
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 19, 2012
Resources for students enrolled in young adult literature classes or in secondary education language arts classes.
Tags: adolescents, book reviews, children's books, fantasy, graphic novels, historical fiction, nonfiction, poetry for children, realistic fiction, science fiction, teen blogs, young adult books, youth fiction
CIED 4353: Science in the Elementary School Curriculum
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 19, 2012
Resources for science education, including books and online journals for professionals and a selection of Outstanding Science Books for Children.
Tags: elementary education, science education, science in the classroom
Historical Fiction for Young People
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 8, 2013
What qualifies as historical fiction? How do kids benefit from reading it?
Tags: children's literature; young adult literature; children's books; fiction; social studies curriculum; historical books
Holidays in Children's Books
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Aug 5, 2013
Books that feature holidays and festivals of many cultures.
Tags: celebrations, children's books, christmas, diversity, festivals, halloween, jewish holidays, multicultural, muslim holidays, thanksgiving, valentine's day
Math Education: Manipulatives
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Jun 26, 2014
A list of kits and books in the CML about using math manipulatives with students PreK-grade 8.
Tags: children, educational games, elementary education, kindergarten, math concepts, mathematics, pinterest boards, preschool education, secondary education
Music Education for Children
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Jul 2, 2014
Curriculum Materials Library resources about music for children from kindergarten to grade 12, including music history, biographies, recordings, and musical games and activities.
Tags: children's literature, composers, elementary education, folksongs, games with music, instrumental music, music teachers, rhythm and movement, secondary education, singing, vocal music, young adult literature
Pop-Up and other Toy Books
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Jul 9, 2013
Books with pop-up pictures, flaps, tabs, and other interactive features, with resources on how to make them, choose a good one, and use them.
Tags: children's books, interactive stories, read aloud stories, special format books
SCFD 6123: Qualitative Research
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 18, 2012
Resources for students engaged in qualitative research in education.
Tags: qualitative research, research, statistics
School Bullying
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Nov 1, 2012
Resources for developing bully education programs.
Tags: abuse, bullies, cyber bullying, schools
Science Fiction for Children and Teens
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Oct 8, 2012
Books available in the CML for readers in grades K-12.
Tags: children's books, children's literature, literacy, science fiction, young adult literature
Sequoyah Book Awards
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 7, 2013
Books nominated for the Sequoyah Awards since 2009, for Children, Intermediate, and Young Adult (High School) levels.
Tags: award-winning books, children's books, juvenile fiction, juvenile literature, oklahoma, young adult books
Sequoyah Book Masterlists 2014
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated May 23, 2013
Recent books nominated for the Oklahoma reading award, in three categories: children, middle level, high school.
Tags: children's literature; children's books; young adult literature; award books; oklahoma book award
Sports Books for Children and Teens
by Lauren McCall, Karen T Morris - Last Updated Oct 8, 2012
Sports fiction and nonfiction in the Curriculum Materials Library / OSU.
Tags: adult, books;, books;, children's, children's, fiction;, information, literacy, literature;, literature;, nonfiction;, young
Teaching about Diversity, Bullying, and Tolerance
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Jul 2, 2013
Resources for teaching children about racism, the Holocaust, bullies, and other issues concerning tolerance and diversity in schools.
Tags: bullies, children's literature, diversity, holocaust, multi-culturalism, racism, tolerance
Web 2.0 Tools for Classrooms and Libraries
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Oct 1, 2014
How educators can use interactive internet technologies such as Facebook, blogs, wikis, QR codes, and more.
Tags: classrooms, educational technology, internet, libraries, public education, schools, social media, teachers, web 2.0
Wordless Picture Books
by Karen T Morris - Last Updated Sep 7, 2013
A booklist of titles available from the Curriculum Materials Library, 001 Willard Hall.
Tags: children's books, children's literature, picture books, stories without words

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Background

  • MLIS 1980, University of Oklahoma, Norman
  • Instruction/Reference Librarian, Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater 1981-1991
  • School library media specialist, Okmulgee High School, Okmulee OK, 1991-2007
 
 
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