Friday, March 22, 2019

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

Thursday, March 21, 2019

7th Grade: Self-Control and Shaming Online

Standards
Digital Citizenship
Understand the legal and ethical issues of technology as related to individuals, cultures, and societies.
  • Practice ethical behavior in online interactions including an understanding of how online communication can contribute to miscommunication and potential cyberbullying
  • Use etiquette considering the global audience when communicating digitally
  • Identify what constitutes an "uncomfortable" interaction online and how to handle it effectively
  • Discuss the effects of existing and emerging technology on the global community
Technology Literacy
Using technology as a tool for organization, communication, research and problem-solving.
  • Interact and collaborate with peers, experts and others using technology

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

8th Grade: Avoiding Scams

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
  • Identify urban legends and hoaxes spread through email and the Internet
Scams and Identity Theft Part II

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Spring Break Reading Bingo

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Elementary Student forms due to the library by Tuesday, March 26.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Grades 3-5: Goals for Third Trimester
Love of Reading: ALA Youth Media Award Winning Books (Caldecott, Newbery, Schneider Family, Pura Belpre, Coretta Scott King and more!)
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CMAS Preparation: 
Technology: Keyboarding (Accuracy & Words Per Minute)
Information Literacy: AR360 Nonfiction Read & Quiz, Read & Highlight and Read & Summary


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Friday, February 22, 2019

6th and 7th Grade: Primary vs Secondary Sources

Primary and Secondary Sources
Curriculum Scope and Sequence:
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
  • Understand and locate primary and secondary sources




Primary Sources: