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     LIBRARY & MEDIA CENTER SCOPE & SEQUENCE K-5

    The elementary (K-5) school library-media curriculum is taught during regularly scheduled library “special” classes through collaboration with classroom teachers.

     

    Kindergarten:

    Orientation

    Library Citizenship

    Parts of a book

    Book care

    Job of authors and illustrators

    ABC order

    Alphabetizing skills

    Authors/Illustrators study

    Literature appreciation/response

    Self-selection of appropriate materials

     Grade 1:

    Orientation

    Library Citizenship

    Basic Organization of the Library

    Parts of a book (Title Page, Table of Contents, Glossary)

    Reinforce ABC order

    Reinforce alphabetizing skills

    Location skills in Easy fiction section

    Fiction vs. non-fiction

    Understands a fact as a true statement

    Recognizes non-fiction as a source of information

    Literature appreciation/response

    Caldecott Award

    Authors/Illustrators

    Self-selection of appropriate materials

     Grade 2:

    Orientation

    Library Citizenship

    Parts of a book (Captions, Sub-Headings, Index)

    Location skills in Easy fiction, Easy non-fiction, and chapter book sections

    Introduce easy periodicals

    Introduce sections of the library

    Introduce publisher, copyright date)

    Introduce Spine Labels

    Use Online Catalog (RICAT & Destiny)

    Keyword skills related to Online Catalog

    Literature appreciation/response

    Caldecott Award

    Authors/Illustrators

    Genre (fairy tales, fables, folklore)

    Compare and Contrast two or more versions of the same story

    Dictionaries

    Self-selection of appropriate materials

    Introduction to Internet Safety

     Grade 3:

    Orientation

    Library Citizenship

    Parts of a book (use of indexes)

    Call numbers

    Location of sources

    Use Online Catalog (RICAT & Destiny)

    Locate print resources using spine labels

    Literature appreciation/response

    Cultural Diversity through Literature

    Digital Resources-uses technology to locate information

    Basic elements of research -- “Question-Plan-Gather”

    Authors/Illustrators

    Genre (biography, tall tales, mystery)

    Self-selection of appropriate materials

    Use Multi-media presentation tools

     Grade 4:

    Orientation

    Library Citizenship

    Dewey Decimal System (10 main Categories)

    Use Online Catalog (RICAT & Destiny)

    Basic print and digital resources

    Special Reference books (ex. Thesaurus, Atlas, Ency of Animals)

    Basic Online search techniques

    Developing Research Questions

    Selection and organization of relevant information

    Plagiarism

    Oral and or written presentation of research (classroom or library)

    Authors

    Genre (non-fiction, informational text)

    Self-selection of appropriate materials

    Use Multi-media presentation tools

    Grade 5:

    Orientation

    Library Citizenship

    Use Online Catalog (RICAT & Destiny)

    Online Databases

    Print and digital resources

    Developing research questions

    Developing sub-questions for research

    Website Evaluation

    Selection and organization of relevant information

    Analysis of multiple sources on one topic

    Note taking (in support of regular classroom instruction)

    Using quotes in research projects

    Copyright and plagiarism

    Works Cited format

    Oral/written process and visual presentation of research (Classroom or library)

    Literature appreciation/response

    Understanding author’s purpose

    Collaborative discussions and presentations

    Authors

    Newbery Award

    Genre 

    Use Multi-media presentation tools

    Internet Safety-Cybersmarts