Hillcrest Elementary School

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Council Rock School District
ELEMENTARY LIBRARY INFORMATION CURRICULUM
Scope and Sequence
(revised 11/04)
 
 
 
The elementary school library-media curriculum is taught during regularly scheduled library special classes and in cooperation with classroom teachers.
 
Kindergarten:
Orientation
Library Citizenship
Parts of a book
Book care
Job of author and illustrator
ABC order
Alphabetizing skills
Authors/Illustrators
Literature appreciation/response
Self-selection of appropriate materials
 
Grade 1:
Orientation
Library Citizenship
Parts of a book
Reinforce ABC order
Reinforce alphabetizing skills
Location skills in Easy fiction section
Fiction vs. non-fiction
Literature appreciation/response
Caldecott Award
Authors/Illustrators
Self-selection of appropriate materials
 
Grade 2:
Orientation
Library Citizenship
Parts of a book
Location skills in Easy fiction, Easy non-fiction, and chapter book sections
Introduce easy periodicals
Introduce sections of the library
Introduce basic Works Consulted format (author, title, publisher, copyright date)
Keyword skills related to Electronic catalog  (Spectrum 5)
Literature appreciation/response
Caldecott Award
Authors/Illustrators
Genre (fairy tales, fables, folklore)
Self-selection of appropriate materials
 
Grade 3:
Orientation
Library Citizenship
Parts of a book (use of indexes)
Call numbers
Location of sources
Use Electronic Catalog (Spectrum 5)
Literature appreciation/response
Works Consulted format
Basic elements of research -- “Question-Plan-Gather”
Authors/Illustrators
Genre (biography, tall tales in collaboration with SS teachers)
Self-selection of appropriate materials
 
Grade 4:
Orientation
Library Citizenship
Dewey Decimal System
Use Electronic Catalog (Spectrum 5)
Basic print and electronic resources
Basic Electronic search techniques
Graphic Organizers (Kidspiration, Inspiration)
Selection and organization of relevant information
Works Consulted format
Note taking In support of regular classroom instruction)
Plagiarism
Oral and or written presentation of research (classroom or library)
Authors
Genre ( non-fiction)
Self-selection of appropriate materials
 
Grade 5:
Orientation
Library Citizenship
Use Electronic Catalog (Spectrum 5)
Periodical indexes (Power Library)
Print and electronic resources
Developing research questions
Website Evaluation
Selection and organization of relevant information
Note taking (in support of regular classroom instruction)
Graphic Organizers (Inspiration)
Copyright and plagiarism
Works Consulted format
Oral/written and visual process and presentation of research
 (classroom or library)
Literature appreciation/response
Authors
Newbery Award
Genre (historical fiction)
 
Grade 6:
Orientation
Library Citizenship
Use Electronic Catalog (Spectrum 5)
Periodical indexes (Power Library)
Print and electronic resources
Developing research questions
Website Evaluation
Selection and organization of relevant information
Note taking (in support of regular classroom instruction)
Graphic Organizers (Inspiration)
Copyright and plagiarism
Works Consulted format
Oral/written and visual process and presentation of research
 (classroom or library)
Literature appreciation/response
Authors
Newbery Award
Genre (realistic fiction)
 
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