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Library Curriculum

Kindergarten Library Curriculum

Our kindergarten students are introduced to and participate in a variety of library experiences, such as:

 

•      Navigating the library, borrowing library materials and becoming good library citizens (Orientation and Circulation)

•      Learning the parts of a book, understanding roles of author and illustrator, distinguishing fiction from nonfiction (Literature Appreciation)

•      Choosing and evaluating “just right” books, finding books for various purposes (Information Skills)

•      Experiencing literature and information in different formats (Utilizing Technology and Digital Media)

 

Grade 1 Library Curriculum

Our first grade students further develop and reinforce skills through participation in a variety of library experiences, such as:

 

•      Navigating the library, borrowing library materials and becoming good library citizens (Orientation and Circulation)

•      Learning the parts of a book, understanding roles of author and illustrator, distinguishing fiction from nonfiction (Literature Appreciation)

•      Choosing and evaluating “just right” books, finding books for various purposes (Information Skills)

•      Experiencing literature and information in different formats (Utilizing Technology and Digital Media)

 

Grade 2 Library Curriculum

Our second grade students are introduced to and participate in a variety of library experiences, such as:

 

•      Using the OPAC (library catalog) and Interlibrary Loan (Orientation and Circulation)

•      Learning elements of a story, appreciating award-winning books, acquiring visual literacy skills (Literature Appreciation)

•      Learning the arrangement and gaining access to the fiction, nonfiction and reference collections, beginning research processes, identifying features of nonfiction (Information Skills)

•      Online resources for research, creating digital products (Utilizing Technology and Digital Media)

 

Grade 3 Library Curriculum

Our third grade students further develop and reinforce skills through participation in a variety of library experiences, such as:

 

•      Using the OPAC (library catalog) and Interlibrary Loan (Orientation and Circulation)

•      Learning elements of a story, appreciating award-winning books, acquiring visual

           literacy skills (Literature Appreciation)

•      Learning the arrangement and gaining access to the fiction, nonfiction and

           reference collections, beginning research processes, identifying features of

•      nonfiction (Information Skills)

•      Online resources for research, creating digital products (Utilizing Technology and

           Digital Media)

 

Grade 4 Library Curriculum

Our fourth grade students are introduced to and participate in a variety of library experiences, such as:

 

•      Expanding their use of the OPAC (library catalog) and Interlibrary Loan, becoming independent library users (Orientation and Circulation)

•      Classifying and experiencing various genres, appreciating award-winning books, acquiring visual literacy skills (Literature Appreciation)

•      Identifying parts of a book with emphasis on nonfiction features and conventions, expanding research processes emphasizing inquiry, evaluating print and online resources (Information Skills)

•      Utilizing online resources for research, such as databases and ebooks, creating digital products, evaluating websites, citing online resources and digital images (Utilizing Technology and Digital Media)

 

 

Grade 5 Library Curriculum

Our fifth grade students further develop and reinforce skills through participation in a variety of library experiences, such as:

 

•      Expanding their use of the OPAC (library catalog) and Interlibrary Loan, becoming independent library users (Orientation and Circulation)

•      Classifying and experiencing various genres, appreciating award-winning books, acquiring visual literacy skills (Literature Appreciation)

•      Identifying parts of a book with emphasis on nonfiction features and conventions, expanding research processes emphasizing inquiry, evaluating print and online resources (Information Skills)

•      Utilizing online resources for research, such as databases and ebooks, creating digital products, evaluating websites, citing online resources and digital images (Utilizing Technology and Digital Media