Wednesday, May 12, 2021

6th Grade Digital Footprint

Digital Citizenship
Understand the legal and ethical issues of technology as related to individuals, cultures, and societies.
  • Recognize academic uses of social networking sites and understand how to use them safely
  • Build a safe and inclusive learning environment 
  • Differentiate the negative and positive aspects of an online community
  • Identify methods to engage with others online in a respectful manner
  • Identify methods to create a healthy balance between online and offline time

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Middle School Summer Reading

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Ms. Morin's Research Project

 Library Standards:

Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Identify keywords and synonyms for topic searches
  • Create effective searches of print material by identifying appropriate keywords

Research Process
Plan strategies to utilize digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
Use a variety of skills and strategies to comprehend nonfiction and informational text.
Utilize digital tools and resources to investigate real-world issues, answer questions, or solve problems

Research Process BIG 6

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Elementary LibraryTech Classes Trimester 3





 Elementary Classes Trimester Three

Love of Reading: Holidays and Current Events: Black History Stories, Women’s History Stories, Poetry Month and American Library Association Youth Media Awards: 

  • John Newbery Medal for most outstanding contribution to children’s literature  

  • Randolph Caldecott Medal for most distinguished picture book for children  

  • Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognizing African American author and illustrators for outstanding books for children 

  • Schneider Family Book Award for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience

  • Mildred L. Batchelder Award for an outstanding children’s book originally published in a language other than English

  • Pura Belpre Awards honoring a Latinx writer and illustrator whose children’s books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience

  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Award for most distinguished book for children

  • Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for most distinguished beginning reader book

  • Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature promoting Asian culture and heritage and based on literary and artistic merit

  • Sydney Taylor Book Award presented to books authentically portraying the Jewish experience


Book Trailers and Read Alouds

 

Information Literacy:  Reading News Online, Internet Searches, Plagiarism, Citing Sources, Fake News, Primary Sources & Secondary Sources, World Book Online


Technology: Keyboarding practice for accuracy and Words Per Minute (wpm), Google Classroom, Using Destiny Discover Collections to reserve library books, Accelerated Reader Quizzes  


Digital Citizenship: Netiquette in the Remote Classroom, Troubleshooting in the Remote Classroom, Commenting in the Virtual Classroom, Digital Citizenship


Session A: February 24-March 10

Session B: March 11-April 6

Session C: April 7-April 21

Session D: April 22-May 11

Session E: May 12-May 27


Sunday, April 4, 2021

Miles American Revolution Research

Library Standards:
Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Identify keywords and synonyms for topic searches
  • Create effective searches of print material by identifying appropriate keywords

Research Process
Plan strategies to utilize digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
Use a variety of skills and strategies to comprehend nonfiction and informational text.
Utilize digital tools and resources to investigate real-world issues, answer questions, or solve problems

Research Process BIG 6

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Friday, April 2, 2021

6th Grade Scams and Schemes

Digital Citizenship
Understand the legal and ethical issues of technology as related to individuals, cultures, and societies.

  • Understand and practice the basics of safe use of the Internet
  • Practice safe handling of personal information online
  • Defend against SPAM, Phishing, and other digital scams/solicitations in email and other social media

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

2021-2022 CCBA Nominees & 2021 Winners for Colorado

 Colorado CCBA Winners:

2021 Picture Book Winner
Llama Destroys the World by Jonathan Stutzman, illustrated by Heather Fox

2021 Picture Book Runner-Up
The Way Home for Wolf By Rachel Bright, illustrations by Jim Field

2021 Junior Book Winner
Guts by Raina Telgemeier

2021 Junior Book Runner-Up Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick


2021-2022 Nominees