• Library Skills

     
     
     
    Library Information Skills

    Kindergarten students will:

    • recognize and appreciate all Library Media Center rules.
    • understand proper book care.
    • locate picture books in the Library Media Center and replace them properly on the shelves through the use of a shelf marker.
    • locate non-fiction books in the Library Media Center.
    • select books for a variety of purposes.
    • develop an appreciation for authors and illustrators.

    First Grade students will:

    • recognize and appreciate all Library Media Center rules.
    • locate and select a variety of books(picture, fiction, and non-fiction) for reading (on their level and for pleasure) and replace them properly on the shelves..
    • learn and identify the story elements: characters, setting, problem, and solution.
    • define and use the terms: cover, title, spine, author, illustrator, and illustration.
    • gather information for research from two sources.

    Second Grade students will:

    • understand all Library Media Center rules.
    • understand the arrangement of books in the fiction and non-fiction sections of the library.
    • select material appropriate to their reading level .
    • appreciate a variety of genres.
    • define and locate the reference collection.
    • define and use the terms: cover, title, spin, author, illustrator, illustration, title page, table of contents, glossary, index, and publisher.
    • gather and cite information for research from three sources.

    Third Grade students will:

    • understand all Library Media Center rules.
    • locate books in the library by a particular author.
    • utilize the online library catalog to locate books by a particular author or subject.
    • understand the arrangement of materials in the librarys collection
    • appreciate a variety of genres.
    • define and use the terms: cover, title, spin, author, illustrator, illustration, title page, table of contents, glossary, index, and publisher, publication place, and copyright date.
    • gather and cite resources used in research.
    • learn and understand the components of the research process.

    Fourth Grade students will:

    • understand all Library Media Center rules.
    • select and read books from a variety of genres.
    • understand the arrangement of materials in the librarys collect and locate sources for assigned, pleasure, and research purposes.
    • use a variety of reference sources including: dictionary, atlas, and encyclopedia in both print and electronic formats.
    • utilize the districts subscription databases for research.
    • define and use the terms: cover, title, spin, author, illustrator, illustration, title page, table of contents, glossary, index, and publisher, publication place, and copyright date, appendix, bibliography, forward, and preface.
    • develop an understanding of the Dewey decimal system.
    • evaluate and select online resources.
    • gather and cite resources used in research.
    • create a bibliography.

    Fifth Grade students will:

    • understand all Library Media Center rules.
    • select and read books from a variety of genres.
    • use a variety of reference sources including: dictionary, atlas, and encyclopedia in both print and electronic formats.
    • utilize the districts subscription databases for research.
    • paraphrase information from sources for research purposes.
    • evaluate and select online resources.
    • understand the Dewey decimal system.
    • create a bibliography for a research project.
    • utilize a variety of formats to present information (oral, written, electronic, dramatic).