Tuesday, January 16, 2018

2018 Reading Olympics January 16-February 25, 2018

6th Grade: Copyright

Curriculum Scope and Sequence:
Information Literacy
  • Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Recognize copyright law and understand fair use.





Click on the following link to start your Copyright Scavenger Hunt



Monday, January 15, 2018

8th Grade Bauer Research Project

Library Standards
Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Analyze differences among various informational materials in terms of structure and purpose
  • Identify keywords and synonyms for topic searches
  • Create effective searches of print material by identifying appropriate keywords
  • Locate specific information within a source
  • Identify the authority of an author in print materials
  • Evaluate sources for fact, opinion, propaganda, currency and relevance
  • Recognize the importance of the publication date as an indicator of information currency
Research Process
  • Plan strategies to utilize digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information
  • Use critical thinking skills to conduct research, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate technological tools and resources.
  • 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

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

8th Grade: Fake News Part 2

Digital Citizenship

Understand the legal and ethical issues of technology as related to individuals, cultures, and societies.
  • Identify urban legends and hoaxes spread through email and the Internet
  • Discuss the effects of existing and emerging technology on the global community

Thursday, January 4, 2018

7th Grade: Organizing Fiction

Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Understand the difference between fiction and nonfiction

What is fiction?
How are books organized in the fiction section of our library?

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Fifth Grade Citing Your Sources

How-To Instructions for 
Google Add-On for EasyBib
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Third Grade Plagiarism

Third Grade Information Literacy
-Defines copyright and plagiarism

Read When Marion Copied by Brook Berg
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Watch Citations for Beginners
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Citation Format for Third Grade

Citing Your Sources/Third Grade and Fourth Grade:
Print sources (books, magazines, newspaper articles):
Author’s name.  Title of work.  Copyright year.
Example: Bennett, Elizabeth.  Curious about fishes.  2015.
Internet resources:
“Title of Web Page in quotation marks.”  Date of site visit.  [URL in brackets.]