Curriculum

International School of Port of Spain

Pre- K to Grade 12 School Library- Scope and Sequences aligned to Resources


Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 1 - Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge

Strand -- Skills


Indicator 1.1.1 Library Skills- Follow an Inquiry-based process in seeking knowledge in curricular subjects, and make the real-world connection for using the process in own life.

Pre-K & Kindergarten

Form simple questions about where age-appropriate books are located in the library.


Form simple questions about how to find information.


Pre-K library books


Grade 1

Form simple questions about the location of fiction and nonfiction books in the library including AR books.


Begin to explore ways of locating books by alphabetical order in the elementary section by following library letter signs.


Elementary picture books

AR Stickered books

library alphabet markers



Grade 2-3

Form increasingly complex questions about books and their content and begin to explore ways to answer them.


Understand where to locate fiction and nonfiction books and the use of various stickers to define fiction/nonfiction/AR levels



Elementary picture books

library colored stickers and call numbers on books and in the Follett system


Grade 4-5

Generate questions and practice different ways to locate and evaluate sources.


Understand how to navigate EBSCO Explora and Webpath Express on a basic level


Elementary nonfiction books

EBSCO and Webpath Express


Grade 6

Generate questions about appropriate resources and practice different ways to locate and evaluate Middle/High school resources

Fiction and Nonfiction Library Collection for Middle and High School, EBSCO and Webpath Express


Grade 7-8

Use a critical-thinking process that involves asking questions, investigating the answers, and developing new understandings for personal or academic independent-learning activities.

Fiction and Nonfiction Library Collection for Middle and High School, EBSCO and Webpath Express



Grade 9-10

With guidance use an inquiry-based process for expanding content knowledge, connecting academic learning with the real world and pursuing personal interests.

Fiction and Nonfiction Library Collection for Middle and High School, EBSCO and Webpath Express


Grade 11-12

Independently and systematically use an inquiry-based process to deepen content knowledge, connect academic learning with the real world, pursue personal interests, and investigate opportunities for personal growth.

Fiction and Nonfiction Library Collection for Middle and High School, EBSCO and Webpath Express


Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 1- Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge


Strand -- Skills


Indicator 1.1.2 Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Identify some interests and explore ways of looking for those interests in books


PreK and Elementary library collection


Grade 1

Identify some interests and explore ways books can relate to their own interests

PreK and Elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Connect ideas to own interests.


Identify one or two keywords about a topic, problem or question.


Share what is known about a topic, problem or question.

Library elementary collection


Web Path Express



Grade 4-5

Connect ideas or topics to their own interests.


Articulate what is known about a topic, problem, or question.


With guidance, generate a list of keywords for an inquiry-based project.


Identify and use appropriate sources to acquire background information on a topic.


Predict answers to inquiry questions based on background knowledge and beginning observations or experiences.

Library elementary collection


Web Path Express, EBSC



Grade 6

State and support what is known about a topic, problem or question and make connections to prior knowledge.


Observe and analyze an experience, demonstration or source that introduces a topic, problem or question to gather background information.

Elementary/ Middle and High School library collection


Web Path Express, EBSCO


ABC CLIO History Sites including Pop Culture, Religion and Points of View


Grade 7-8

State and support what is known about a topic, problem or question make connections to prior knowledge, and formulate support for the chosen topic, problem or question.


Gather information to support background information.

High School library collection


Web Path Express


EBSCO


ABC CLIO History Sites including Pop Culture, Religion, Points of View


National Geographic online



Grade 9-10

Read background information to discover the key components of the problem or question.


Identify keywords or synonyms to use in further research.

High School library collection


Full Range of EBSCO and ABC Clio web sites, Internet and Webpath Express


National Geographic online


Grade 11-12

Explore general information sources to increase familiarity with the topic or question.


Review the initial information necessary to develop, clarify, revise or refine the question.


Compare new background information with prior knowledge to determine direction and focus of new learning.

High School library collection


Full Range of EBSCO and ABC Clio web sites (including Pop Culture), Internet and Webpath Express


National Geographic online



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 1 - Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge


Strand - Skills


Indicator 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Identify items found in a book (pictures, words, cover, back cover)

Pre-K and Elementary Library books


Grade 1

Identify information found in a book at a higher level by answering questions. (Where do I find the author’s name? The title of the book? Information about the book?)

Elementary Library books


Grade 2-3

Understand the basic organizational structure of books (beginning, middle and end).


Distinguish between fiction and nonfiction books.


Understand that the library has an organizational scheme.


Select and use appropriate sources to answer questions.

Elementary Library books


Follet Library catalog


Grade 4-5

Understand the library’s organizational scheme and what main topics are included in each section.


Select and use appropriate sources, including appropriate databases to answer questions.


Use multiple resources, including print, electronic and human to locate information.


Use the organizational structure of a book (table of contents, index, chapter headings) to locate information to answer questions.

Library Elementary books


EBSCO Explora


Webpath Express


Grade 6

Understand the library’s organizational scheme and how to choose and use traditional library sources and databases for the transitional period between elementary school and Middle School.


Select and use appropriate sources, including appropriate databases to answer questions.


Use multiple resources, including print, electronic and human to locate information.


Use the organizational structure of a book (table of contents, index, chapter headings) to locate information to answer questions.

Library Elementary /Middle and High School books


EBSCO


Webpath Express


National Geographic


ABC CLIO



Grade 7-8

Recognize the organization and use of special sections in the library for fiction and nonfiction


Locate appropriate nonfiction resources by using the library’s classification scheme.


Evaluate sources based on criteria such as copyright date, authority of author or publisher, comprehensiveness, readability and alignment with research needs.


Select a variety of credible sources in different formats relevant to research needs.

Library Middle and High School books


EBSCO


Webpath Express


National Geographic


ABC CLIO



Grade 9-10

Identify and prioritize possible sources of information based on specific information needs and strengths of different information formats.


Use specialized reference materials to find specific and in-depth information. (Boolean searches)


Use various search systems to retrieve information in a variety of formats.


Seek and use a variety of specialized resources available from the school library and online databases from university libraries.


Describe criteria used to make resource decisions and choices.

Internet


Library High School books


EBSCO Explora


Webpath Express


National Geographic


ABC CLIO



Grade 11-12


Identify the value of and differences among potential resources in a variety of formats


Use various search systems to retrieve information in a variety of formats


Seek and use a variety of specialized resources available from libraries (online catalogs), the Web, and the community.


Describe criteria used to make resource decisions and choices.

Internet


Library High School books


EBSCO Explora


Webpath Express


National Geographic


ABC CLIO



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 1- Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge


Strand - Skills


Indicator 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance and social and cultural context.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Begin to recognize that some information is not true.

Library pre-K and elementary collection


Grade 1

Begin to recognize there are fiction and nonfiction books

Library elementary collection


Grade 2-3

Recognize and use facts that answer specific questions.


Interpret information represented in pictures and illustrations (books without words).

Library elementary collection


EBSCO Web path express


Grade 4-5

Skim/scan books and some digital resources to locate information that is appropriate to age and ability level.


Identify facts and details that support main ideas.


Evaluate facts for accuracy.


Distinguish between fact and opinion.


Select information to answer questions or solve a problem.

Library Elementary books


EBSCO Explora


Webpath Express


National Geographic


ABC CLIO



Grade 6

Recognize that there are different types of information in different cultures.


Recognize that information has opposing points of view.

Library Elementary/High school books


EBSCO


Webpath Express


National Geographic


EBSCO Points of View, ABC CLIO -- Pop Culture, Religion, History resources


Grade 7-8

Recognize that information has a social or cultural context based in currency, accuracy, authority and point of view.


Evaluate and select information based on usefulness, currency, accuracy, authority and point of view

Library Middle/High school books


EBSCO


Webpath Express


National Geographic


EBSCO Points of View, ABC CLIO -- Pop Culture, Religion, History resources


Grade 9-10

Recognize that knowledge can be organized into disciplines that influence the way information is presented and use this understanding to effectively access information.


Evaluate information from a variety of social or cultural contexts based on currency, accuracy, authority and point of view.

Library Middle/High school books


EBSCO


Webpath Express


National Geographic


EBSCO Points of View, ABC CLIO -- Pop Culture, Religion, History resources


Grade 11-12

Evaluate historical and scientific information for validity of interpretation and scientific information for accuracy and reliability of data.


Recognise the social cultural or other context within which the information was created and explain the impact of context on interpreting the information.


Evaluate information to determine whether the information contradicts or verifies information from other sources.

Library Middle/High school books


EBSCO


Webpath Express


National Geographic


ABC CLIO -- Pop Culture, Religion, History resources


Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 1 - Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge


Strand - Skills


Indicator 1.1.6 Read, view and listen for information presented in any format (e.g. textual, visual, audio, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Identify a main idea in a book.

Pre-K and elementary Library collection


Grade 1

Identify a main idea in a book and understand at least one point about a character’s attitude.

Elementary library collection


Library audio books



Grade 2-3

Answer questions about themes and morals in books and library presentations.


Identify various literary genres and articulate information about different genres.


Paraphrase or summarize information about various literary genres.

Elementary Library collection


Audio books


multi-media presentations for book club.


Grade 4-5

Make inferences about culture and understand how culture shapes setting and characters.

Elementary Library collection


Caribbean literature


Audio books


Multi-media presentations for book club


EBSCO Abstracts


Grade 6

Identify facts and opinions responsibly by identifying and verifying them in sources used.

Middle and High School Library collection


Multi-media presentations for book club


EBSCO


Grade 7-8

Use both facts and opinions responsibly by identifying and verifying them.

Middle School/High School library collection


EBSCO


Web Path Express


ABC CLIO


Grade 9-10

Categorize information; add new categories if necessary.


Interpret information in a variety of formats.

Middle School/High School library collection


EBSCO


Web Path Express


ABC CLIO


Follet Destiny


Grade 11-12

Restate concepts in own words and select appropriate data accurately to support projects and essays.


Integrate new information presented in various formats with previous information or knowledge.


Analyze initial synthesis of findings and construct new hypotheses or generalizations if warranted.


Challenge ideas represented and pursue additional sources.

Middle School/High School library collection


EBSCO


Web Path Express


ABC CLIO


Follet Destiny



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 1 - Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge


Strand -- Skills


Indicator -- 1.1.7 Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information and point of view or bias


Pre K & Kindergarten

Recall information from a story.

Pre-K and Elementary library collection


Grade 1

Recall information from a story and summarize it.

Elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Summarize or retell key points.

Elementary library collection


Grade 4-5

Recognise when facts from two different sources conflict and seek additional sources to verify accuracy.


Recognise their own misconceptions when new information conflicts with previously held opinions.

Elementary library collection


Audio/visual presentation or movie


Grade 6

Recognise various types of misconceptions in information and identify where they come from (personal misconceptions, cultural biases -- including religious biases.

Middle/High school library collection


EBSCO

Web Path Express


ABC CLIO, points of view, religion, pop culture


Grade 7-8

Recognize contradictions from two different sources.


Identify personal misconceptions related to a research topic.

ABC CLIO points of view, history, religion, science, pop culture


Grade 9-10

Identify presence of bias and explain the effect on the information presented.


Pursue a balanced perspective on a topic.

ABC CLIO points of view, history, science, pop culture, Web path express, Internet


Grade 11-12

Analyze structure and logic of supporting arguments or methods.


Analyze information for prejudice, deception or manipulation.

Investigate different viewpoints encountered and determine whether and how to incorporate or reject viewpoints.


Seek alternative perspectives for biased information.

EBSCO, Internet, library collection


ABC CLIO, history, science, pop culture, Internet, EBSCO



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 1 - Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge


Strand -- Skills


Indicator 1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.

Pre K & Kindergarten

Recognize that there is technology to access information.


Use technology to do Accelerated Reader Programme (AR) tests.

Accelerated Reader


Grade 1

Use technology to do Accelerated Reader Programme (AR) tests.

Accelerated Reader


Grade 2-3

Use technology to find library resources and the Accelerated Reader Programme (AR).


Use library technology to find resource lists for projects and book clubs.

Accelerated Reader


Follett Destiny


EBSCO Explora


Web path Express


Grade 4-5

Recognize the library’s online catalog and locate material in the library by title, subject, author or keyword.


Recognize how to find the resource lists on the library website.


Use selected websites and search engines to find appropriate information.

Follett Destiny


EBSCO Explora


Web path Express


Grade 6 -8

Use technology resources such as online encyclopedias, online databases and Web to locate information.


Implement keyword search strategies including Boolean searches.


Select and use grade-level-appropriate electronic reference materials and teacher-selected website to answer questions.


Use a variety of search engines to do advanced searching.

Follet Destiny


EBSCO Explora/ Middle and High


Web path Express


ABC CLIO


National Geographic


Grade 9-10

Use a range of electronic resources efficiently and effectively and apply a variety of search and evaluation strategies.


Select appropriate information to retrieve information.

Follet Destiny


EBSCO


Web path Express


Grade 11-12

Use a range of electronic resources efficiently and effectively and apply a variety of search and evaluation strategies


Select appropriate resources to retrieve information.

Follet Destiny


EBSCO


Web path Express, Internet


Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 1 - Inquire, think critically and gain knowledge


Strand -- Skills

Indicator - 1.1.9 Collaborate with others to broaden and deepen understanding.

Pre K & Kindergarten

Listen to others with respect.

Librarian, peers, and guest speakers.


Grade 1

Listen to others with respect.


Share ideas in class discussions.

Librarian, peers, and guest speakers.


Grade 2-3

Listen to others with respect and understand classmates have different opinions from yours.


Share knowledge through discussion and listening.

Librarian, peers, and guest speakers.


Grade 4-5

Work in teams to produce original work or solve problems.


Respect other’s opinion through active listening and questioning.

Library Book Clubs


Librarian, peers, and guest speakers.


Grade 6

Encourage team members to share ideas and opinions and respect different opinions or viewpoints.

Library Book Clubs


Librarian, peers, and guest speakers.


Grade 7-8

Encourage team members to share ideas and opinions and respect different viewpoints.

Library Book Clubs


Librarian, peers, and guest speakers.


Grade 9-10

Seek ideas and opinions from others and respect different opinions.


Respect and help groups to incorporate diverse ideas.


Describe ideas of others accurately.


Model ways to organize and integrate contributions of all group members into products.

Library Book Clubs


Librarian, peers, and guest speakers.


Grade 11-12

Model Social Skills and character traits that advance a team’s ability to identify issues and problems and to work together on solutions and products.

Library book clubs


Librarian, peers, and guest speakers.



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 2: Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.

Strand - Dispositions


Indicator 2.1.1 Continue an inquiry-based research process by applying critical-thinking skills (analysis, synthesis, evaluation, organization) to information and knowledge in order to construct new understandings, draw conclusions, and create new knowledge.

Pre K & Kindergarten

Answer the question, “What happened in this book?”


Answer the question, “How is this book similar to -- (another book read before).”

ISPS pre-K and elementary collection.


Grade 1

Answer the questions, “What happened in this book?”


Answer the question, “Why do you think this happened in the book?”


ISPS pre-K and elementary collection


Grade 2-3

Answer the questions, “What is this mostly about?”


Find facts to answer questions in a book when read to.


Identify similarities and differences in books.

ISPS elementary collection


Grade 4-5

Identify supporting details.


Use different clues, signal words, illustrations to determine important ideas


Identify facts and details that support main ideas.


Restate and respond with detailed answers to factual questions.


Find similar big ideas in more than one source.


With guidance, make inferences.

ISPS elementary collection


Online resources including EBSCO Explora


Web Path Express


Grade 6

Identify different ideas in a variety of sources.


Identify the main idea in a text.


Find support examples in a text.

ISPS Elementary/ Middle and High School library collection


EBSCO, Web Path Express, Internet


Grade 7-8

Assess the importance of ideas in a text and find supporting examples, definitions and details.


Analyse different points of views discovered in different sources.


Determine patterns and discrepancies by comparing and combining information available in different sources.


Interpret information and ideas by defining, classifying and inferring from information in texts.

ISPS Middle/High School library collection


EBSCO

ABC CLIO Points of View

ABC CLIO History and Science, Pop culture


Web Path Express, Internet


Grade 9-10

Identify main, supporting and conflicting information using multiple sources to support interpretation of point of view.


Make and explain inferences about main ideas.


Critically examine and analyze relevant information from a variety of sources to discover relationships and patterns among ideas.

ISPS / High School library collection


EBSCO

ABC CLIO Points of View

ABC CLIO History and Science, Pop culture


Web Path Express, Internet


Grade 11-12

Build a conceptual framework by synthesizing ideas gathered from multiple texts


Resolve conflicting evidence or clarify reasonings for differing interpretations of information and ideas.

ISPS Middle/High School library collection


EBSCO

ABC CLIO Points of View

ABC CLIO History and Science, Pop Culture


Web Path Express, Internet


Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 2- Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge


Strand: Dispositions


Indicator - 2.1.2 - Organize knowledge so that it is useful.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Demonstrate knowledge that stories have a structure.

Pre-K and elementary library collection


Grade 1

Demonstrate how to organize information for a story by identifying the beginning, middle, high point and end of a story.

Elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Demonstrate simple organizational skills -- organizing information found (Web Path Express, saving information)

Web Path Express


Grade 4-5

Identify different ways of organizing information: chronological order and alphabetical order, creating resources lists (Follett Destiny) saving resources to folders (EBSCO).

Web Path Express


Grade 6

Demonstrate an understanding of why information is ordered in different ways and how that is important to a project.

EBSCO Explora and Web Path Express


Grade 7-8

Organize information in various patterns (cause and effect, chronological order and compare and contrast and investigate how this affects conclusions.

EBSCO

Points of View collection

ABC CLIO Pop Culture through the ages


Grade 9-10

Organize information in various patterns (cause and effect, chronological order, compare/contrast to capture point of view and draw conclusions.

EBSCO

Points of View collection

ABC CLIO Pop culture

Points of View, Internet, Web Path Express


Grade 11-12

Organize information independently, deciding the structure based on the relationship among ideas and general patterns discovered.

EBSCO, Internet
ABC CLIO Points of View



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 2 - Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge


Strand -Dispositions


Indicators- 2.1.3 Use strategies to draw conclusions from information and apply knowledge to curricular areas, real-world situations and further investigations.


Pre-K

With help, identify various points in a story and the conclusion of a story.

Pre-K and elementary library collection


Grade 1

With help, identify the conclusion of a story and the points that led to it.

Elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Compare new ideas to what was known at the beginning of the exercise.


Make inferences regarding the topic.


With help, draw a conclusion about the main idea.

Elementary library collection


Grade 4-5

Make inferences about the topic at the conclusion of a research project.


Draw a conclusion about the main idea.


Identify connections to the curriculum and real world.

Elementary library collection


Web Path Express


EBSCO Explora


Grade 6

Identify ideas held at the beginning of an inquiry and reflect on changes during the research process that affect the conclusion of the exercise.


Compare information discovered through the research process.


Make inferences about the topic that could affect the conclusion.


Draw a conclusion about the main idea.


Identify connections to the curriculum and real world.

Middle School library collection

EBSCO


National Geographic


Web path express


Grade 7-8

Review prior knowledge and reflect on how ideas change with more information.


Compare information found to support a thesis or hypothesis. Revisit and revise thesis if necessary.


Draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information.


Form opinions and judgements backed up by supporting evidence.

Middle School/High school library collection


EBSCO


Webpath Express


EBSCO Points of View


ABC Clio sites including history, science, pop culture,


Grade 9-10

Draw clear and appropriate conclusions supported by evidence and examples.


Combine ideas and information to develop and demonstrate new understandings.


Recognize multiple causes for same issues or events.


Apply strategies for making personal and real world connections with information.

High school library collection


EBSCO


Webpath Express


EBSCO Points of View


ABC Clio sites including history, science, pop culture.


Grade 11-12

Combine information and inferences to draw conclusions and create meaning.


Develop their own points of view and support with evidence.


Present different perspectives with evidence for each perspective.


Apply new knowledge to real-world issues and problems.

High school library collection


EBSCO


Webpath Express


EBSCO Points of View


ABC Clio sites including history, science, pop culture,


AP Biology collection



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 2: Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.


Strand - Dispositions


Indicators -- 2.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information.

Pre K & Kindergarten

Use technology with the help of a librarian -- AR Tests.

Accelerated Reader (AR) (library assisted)


Grade 1

Use technology with the help of a librarian and begin functioning independently.

AR (library assisted)


Grade 2-3

Use technology for library activities including AR tests and Follett Destiny book reviews.

AR, Follett Destiny book review


Grade 4-5

Use technology for library activities including AR tests, Follett Destiny book reviews.


Use a variety of library technology to generate bibliographies including Easy Bib, EBSCO-generated sources and Webpath Express tools.


Identify effective layout techniques for power point presentations.


Critique examples of layout from various media: newspapers, magazines, Internet. Provide constructive criticism of classmates power-point presentation.


Use Webpath Express, Follett Destiny and EBSCO Explora to organize research and reading material by AR or Lexile range.

AR, Follett Destiny book reviews.


Easy Bib


EBSCO generated sources, Webpath Express, Google


Follet Destiny


Grade 6

Navigate library technology to explore a wide range of online information from EBSCO and Webpath Express that reflects the transition from elementary to Middle school.


Demonstrate effective use of layout design for powerpoint presentations; evaluate and articulate problems in layout design.


Demonstrate a higher level knowledge of copyright by crediting quoted information research work and providing bibliographies in the correct format.

Follett Destiny


EBSCO ABC CLIO


Webpath Express


OWL at Purdue


Citation Machine or Easy Bib


Grade 7-8

Identify various tools for searching on a website and apply common productivity tools for searching: (Advanced searches, icons)


Demonstrate an understanding of where to find information about footnotes and bibliographies and use them both appropriately to create a structure of resources used.

EBSCO Advanced Search


OWL at Purdue


Grade 9-10

Demonstrate an understanding of Boolean searching and how it affects information gathered.


Use web-based and other technology tools to show connections and patterns in the ideas and information collected.


Demonstrate an understanding of where to find information about footnotes and bibliographies and use them both appropriately.

EBSCO Boolean Search, Advanced Search


Internet


Grade 11-12

Display important connections among ideas by using common productivity tools to gather, categorize and analyze information.


Use web-based interactive presentation and production tools to enhance creativity in effectively organizing and communicating information.


Demonstrate an understanding of where to find information about footnotes and bibliographies and use them both appropriately.

EBSCO Boolean Search, Advanced Search


OWL at Purdue


Mindmap


Powtoons, iMovies etc.


Websites



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 2: Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge


Strand: Dispositions


Indicator -- 2.1.5 Collaborate with others to exchange ideas, develop new understandings, make decisions and solve problems.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Interact as a group to answer librarian’s basic questions about characters in a story and how those characters change.

Pre-K and elementary library collection


Grade 1

Collaborate as a group to answer librarian’s questions about the stages of development among main characters in a story.

Pre-K and elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Share information and ideas with others by discussion and listening.


Work in groups to share and evaluate simple information relating to books including the use of pictures to enhance a story.

Library group game -- character development in a story


Grade 4-5

Express own ideas appropriately and effectively while working in groups to identify and resolve problems in gathering information or resources for information.


Work in groups to create and evaluate pictures, images and information in books during library class.

Library group game -- which character did what in a story


Grade 6

Work collaboratively in using technology.


Demonstrate a working knowledge of intellectual property in all forms.


Demonstrate an understanding for copyright provisions by using them appropriately in academic works.

Google Drive

EBSCO Explora

EBSCO Bibliographies

OWL at Purdue

Internet


Grade 7-8

Work collaboratively in sharing information about how technology can be used to source information.


Work in groups to evaluate products and presentations.


Demonstrate a higher level knowledge of intellectual property and copyright by crediting quoted information in research work and providing bibliographies in the correct format.

Google Drive

EBSCO Explora

EBSCO Bibliographies

OWL at Purdue

Internet


Grade 9-10

Participate in discussions to analyze information problems to suggest solutions.


Work with others to select, organize and integrate information and ideas from a variety of sources and formats.


Apply utilities to edit pictures or images while complying with all copyright provisions.


Demonstrate a high level of understanding for intellectual property and copyright issues and use copyrighted material appropriately.

Google Drive

EBSCO

Google exercise -- copyright

Library copyright presentation

Internet


Grade 11-12

Collaborate locally and remotely with peers, experts and others to collect, produce and share information.


Work with others to solve problems and make decisions on issues, topics, and themes being investigated.


Apply all copyright procedures to academic and personal work.

Google Drive

EBSCO

Library copyright presentation

Internet


Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 2 - Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge


Strand - Dispositions


Indicator 2.1.6 Use the writing process, media and visual literacy and technology skills to create products that express new understandings.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Demonstrate an understanding of the beginning, middle and end of a story read in library class.


Develop an understanding for how commas can change the meaning of a sentence.

Pre-K and elementary library collection


Junior version of Eats, Shoots and Leaves


Authors’ studies:

Denise Fleming, Joanne Johnson and Jonathan London


Grade 1

Demonstrate an understanding of the beginning, middle and end of a story and an understanding for author’s voice to create an original story.

Elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Demonstrate an understanding for the beginning, middle and end of a story – what characteristics they have and how this can be implemented into writing.


Elementary library collection


Grade 4-5

Demonstrate reading with expression in library period.


Demonstrate an understanding of the steps of writing/creation process: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing and publishing and how to choose library resources to complete this process.


Understand various methods of revising information: peer review, parent review, reading aloud.


Identify audience and purpose in resources before selecting a format for academic writing.


Experiment with text and visual media to create products.


Check for correctness, completeness and citation of sources.

Legend of the St. Ann’s Flood and Brown Sugar and Spice

(Authors visit)


Grades 6-8

Select resources that teach presentation forms based on research about audience and purpose.


Select resources that demonstrate products that incorporate visual and others forms of media to convey message and main points.


Assess tools that check and edit for grammar, visual impact and appropriate use of media, and use tools effectively.


Cite all sources using correct bibliographic format.

EBSCO


Easy Bib


ABC Clio Pop Culture


Powtoons, Websites, PowerPoints etc.



Grades 9-10

Select resources that demonstrate presentation/products that effectively communicate and support a purpose, argument, point of view or interpretation.


Identify ways to express ideas through creative products in a variety of formats.


Choose resources that edit for grammar, language conventions and style.


Cite all sources and use specified citation formats.

EBSCO


OWL at Purdue


Grades 11-12

Choose resources that demonstrate the most appropriate format to clearly communicate ideas to targeted audiences.


Assess how tone and choice of language impact content in a range of media.


Analyze how composition and placement of visual images influence a message.


Apply various technological skills to create performances and products


Cite ideas and direct quotes using official style formats.


Employ various strategies for revising and reviewing own work.

EBSCO


Google


ABC CLIO


Internet


Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 3 - Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.


Strand -- Responsibilities


Indicator 3.1.1 Conclude an inquiry-based research process by sharing new understandings and reflecting on the learning.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Understand basic knowledge about authors and a book: an author writes a book; an illustrator provides pictures in a book.


Understand concepts of right and wrong in a book.

Pre-K/elementary library collection


Authors’ studies:

Denise Fleming, Joanne Johnson and Jonathan London


Grade 1

Understand authors have a purpose in mind when writing books and that authors deal with various emotions and behaviors.

Elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Present facts and simple answers to questions that highlight age-appropriate ethical issues: appropriate behavior in various settings.


Reflect at the end of an inquiry experience about new ideas to wonder about and investigate.


Understanding themes of tolerance and respect.

Elementary library collection


Grade 4-5

Present information that synthesises ideas about various ethical issues.


Use information appropriate to task and audience.

Identify own strengths in creating a product and goals for improvement.


Reflect on ethical issues at the end of an inquiry experience about what ideas would still be important to pursue.

Elementary library collection


EBSCO, Web Path express


Grade 6 -8

Present conclusions and supporting facts in a variety of ways and highlight any discrepancies in ethical issues.


Present solutions to ethical issues or problems using modeled examples.


Identify, with guidance, skills that require practice and refinement including skills in identifying bias.

Follow plan of work but seek feedback for improving the process which includes being as objective as possible.


Reflect on ethical issues at the end of an inquiry process to identify additional areas of personal interest.

EBSCO


Web Path Express



Grades 9-10

Set high and clear standards for work and develop criteria for self assessment or use established criteria (rubrics) etc.


Follow a research plan that reflects a highly developed understanding of intellectual property and ethical issues while identifying personal interests related to the plan.

Internet sites identified by the librarian


Grades 11-12

Set high and clear standards for work and understand/develop criteria for self assessment or use of established rubric.


Present complex ideas with clarity and authority, identifying bias where necessary.


Present original conclusions effectively using an objective manner.

AP Biology Students will write a book review of a book on the library AP Biology list and follow a rubric provided by the library to analyze the effectiveness of the author’s choice of theme, voice or scientific thesis.



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 3 - Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society


Strand -- Dispositions


Indicator -- 3.1.2 - Participate and collaborate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Listen to and answer discussion questions posed by the librarian in library period and understand concepts of fairness and unfairness.


Listen to a story and ask questions at the appropriate time.


Show respect for the ideas of others.


Respect rules and procedures as responsible library users. Put books back on shelf with spine facing outward, etc.


Demonstrate a willingness to follow library rules.

Pre-K and elementary library collection


Library Demonstration


Grade 1

Listen to a story, answer discussion questions posed by the librarian and respond to others’ answers.


Show respect for the ideas of others.


Respect rules and procedures as responsible library users. Put books on shelf correctly.

Elementary library collection


Library Demonstration

Use markers


Grade 2-3

Participate in library discussions and listen well.


Show respect for the ideas of others.


Give positive feedback.


Respect rules and procedures as responsible library users.


Share favorite literature, both fiction and nonfiction.

Elementary library collection


Grade four genre studies and information seeking using library technology for gathering information


Grade 4-5

Show respect for and respond to ideas of others.


Demonstrate an understanding of how following library rules shows respect to library users.


Rely on feedback to improve products and process.


Respect the guidelines for responsible and ethical use of information resources.


Share favorite literature.


Participate in discussions on fiction and nonfiction related to curriculum.


Develop products with peers that can be shared electronically.

Elementary Library collection


Library book club books


Discussion of books related to PYP


Google docs


Grade 6-8

Offer information and opinions at appropriate times in group discussions.


Ask questions of others in a group to elicit their information and opinions.


Accurately describe or summarize ideas of others.


Practice responsible and ethical use of information in the library and institution.


Use interactive tools to share data collected.

Grade 6 book club


Library resources


Google docs


Grades 9-10

Seek ideas and opinions from others.


Respect and help groups find and incorporate diverse ideas.


Respect guidelines and policies for access in different information environments. (Follow copyright procedure)


Accurately describe or summarize the ideas of others.


Recognize that equitable access to information depends on student responsibility.


Share research and creative products responsibly and ethically.

EBSCO-- ABC CLIO



Grades 11-12

Offer and defend information brought to a group.


Seek consensus from a group to achieve a stronger product.


Use technology tools to collaborate, publish and interact with peers, experts and other real-world audiences.

EBSCO


ABC CLIO


Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 3 - Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.


Strand -- Dispositions


Indicator -- 3.1.3 Use writing and speaking skills to communicate new understandings effectively.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Identify behaviors exhibited by characters in a story and relate to self.


Identify feelings in a story.

pre-K and elementary library collection


Grade 1

Identify with characters in a book and add details from personal experience.


Identify feelings and attitudes in a story and determine if they are right or wrong; good or bad.


elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Use oral skills and reading skills to understand how to choose and maintain focus in a piece of writing.


Explore various formats of literature for reading and writing, narrative texts, picture books, chapter books


Speak clearly to convey meaning.

elementary library collection


Grade 3 library book club book


Grade 4-5

Use significant details and relevant information to develop meaning in a book.


Present information coherently in oral, written and visual sequence.

use clear and appropriate vocabulary to convey intended message.


Adjust pacing, volume and intonation appropriate to content and purpose


elementary library collection


elementary library book club books


ractice reading Legend of the St. Ann’s Flood and Brown Sugar and Spice with meaning.

Workshop with authors for pacing, volume and intonation



Grade 6-8

Present conclusions so that main ideas are clearly stated and supported by evidence.


Use relevant ideas and details to show insight into people, events, new knowledge and personal background.


Adjust pacing, volume and intonation appropriate to content and purpose.


Middle School library collection

Middle School library book club books



Grades 9-10

Use the most appropriate format, tone and language to communicate ideas and points of view clearly to different audiences.

High school library book collection fiction and nonfiction


Grade 11-12

Use details and language that show authority and knowledge of topic.

High school nonfiction collection







Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 3 - Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society


Strand -- Dispositions


Indicator -- 3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Understand that technology can express ideas

library technology presentations


Grade 1

Understand technology can express ideas and articulate how technology conveys feelings and emotions

library technology presentations


Grade 2-3

Use technology to communicate ideas

Webpath express reviews


Grade 4-5

Use technology tools to organise and understand information

Amazon Yassi


Shared folders on Webpath express


Grade 6-8

Use more advanced technology tools to organise and understand information for projects and papers

EBSCO search engines including Boolean searching


Grades 9-10

Use advanced technology to organise and understand information for assignments.

Use online technology like POW TUNES


Use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences.

Use Online technology like POW Tunes






Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 3 - Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society


Strand - Responsibilities

Indicators -- 3.1.5 Connect learning to community issues


Pre K & Kindergarten

Understand there are personal connections to literature

Pre-K and elementary library collection


Grade 1

Express personal connections to the topic or question

Elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Identify how the topic or question relates to a real-world need.



Grade 4-5

Gather ideas and information from different points of view.


Examine the concept of freedom of speech and explain why it is important.


Connect ideas and information to situations and people in the larger community


ABC CLIO points of view


Elementary library collection including

World War II books like The War That Saved my Life or the Winter Horses


Grade 6 -8

Base opinions on information from multiple sources of authority.


Identify and address community and global issues.


use real-world examples to establish authenticity.


seek information from different sources to get balanced points of view.


Articulate the importance of intellectual freedom to a democratic society.

EBSCO search engines, icons, simple searches


ABC CLIO societies and global issues, points of view


Grades 9-10

Use multiple resources to seek balanced perspectives.


Explain how the topic or question relates to issues in the real world.


Demonstrate understanding intellectual freedom and First Amendment rights.

EBSCO, Google Scholar, ABC Clio


Grades 11-12

Investigate multiple sides of an issue and evaluate them carefully particularly on controversial or culturally based topics.


Connect learning to real-world issues.

ABC Points of View






Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 3 - Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.


Strand - Dispositions


Indicator - 3.1.6 Use information and technology ethically and responsibly.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Summarize a point from a book read in library class.

Pre-K/elementary library collection


Grade 1

Listen to a text and write in author’s voice using original sentences

Elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Rephrase rather than copy whole sentences

Internet copyright sites


Grade 4-5

Demonstrate an understanding of plagiarism by paraphrasing information or noting direct quotes.


Understand that authors and illustrators own their writings and art and it is against the law to copy their work.


Credit all sources properly with title, author and page number.


Observe Web safety procedures including safeguarding personal information.


Practice responsible use of technology and describe personal consequences of inappropriate use.


Respect privacy of others (e-mail, files, passwords, book checkout, etc).

Webpath express examples of paraphrasing, citing, footnoting and bibliography


Grade 6

Demonstrate an understanding of plagiarism by paraphrasing information or noting direct quotes.


Understand that authors and illustrators own their writings and art and it is against the law to copy their work.


Credit all sources properly with title, author and page number.


Observe Web safety procedures including safeguarding personal information.


Practice responsible use of technology and describe personal consequences of inappropriate use.


Respect privacy of others (e-mail, files, passwords, book checkout, etc).


Abide by Acceptable Use Policy

Library presentation on plagiarism


Internet presentations on paraphrasing, citing, footnoting, bibliography.


Presentation on copyright.


Grade 7-8

Avoid plagiarism by rephrasing information in their own words.


Document quotations and cite sources using correct bibliographic format.


Abide by Acceptable Use Policy by accessing only appropriate information.


Use programs and website responsibly and ethically.


Library presentation on plagiarism


Internet presentations on paraphrasing, citing, footnoting, bibliography.


Presentation on copyright.


Grade 9-10

Understand what constitutes plagiarism and refrain from representing others’ work as their own.


Demonstrate an understanding of intellectual property rights by giving credit and citing information properly.


Understand what constitutes public domain.


Legally obtain, store and disseminate text, data, images or sounds.


Abide by the Acceptable Use Policy in all respects and use Internet responsibly and safely.


Library presentation on plagiarism


Internet presentations on paraphrasing, citing, footnoting, bibliography.


Presentation on copyright.


Grade 11-12

Analyze the consequences and costs of unethical use of information (for example (hacking, spamming, consumer fraud, virus setting, intrusion) identify ways of addressing these risks.


Use programs and websites responsibly, efficiently and ethically.

Library presentation on plagiarism


Internet presentations on paraphrasing, citing, footnoting, bibliography.


Presentation on copyright.



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 4- Pursue personal and aesthetic growth


Strand Self-assessment strategies


Indicators -- 4.1.1 Read, view and listen for pleasure and personal growth.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Discuss the difference between what is real and unreal in books.


Choose books that relate to personal interests.

Read, view and listen to a variety of of fiction and nonfiction for enjoyment and information.

Pre-K and Elementary library collection


Grade 1

Distinguish between what is real and what is not real.


Request and choose materials related to personal interests.


Read, view and listen to a variety of fiction and nonfiction for enjoyment and information.

Elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Distinguish between what is real and what is not real.


Request and choose materials related to personal interests.


Read, view and listen to a variety of fiction and nonfiction for enjoyment and information.


Begin to recognize that different genres require different reading, listening or viewing strategies.


Set reading goals.

Elementary library collection


Accelerated reader (AR) library collection


Grade 4-5

Set reading goals.


Read, listen to, and view a range of resources for a variety of purposes: to live the experiences of a character, to answer questions, to find out about something new, to explore personal interests.

AR library collection


elementary library collection, PYP fiction and nonfiction


Grade 6 -8

Read, listen to and view an increasingly wide range of genres and formats for recreation and information.


Pursue creative expressions of information in a variety of books.

middle school library collection, kindle and follett e-books collection

build e-book collection





Grade 9-10

Read, listen to and view information in a variety of formats to explore new ideas, for opinions and solve problems.


Use reading as a means to explore structure as a way of expression.


Seek and locate information about personal interests, applying the same criteria and strategies used for academic information seeking.

high school library collection

YA literature

nonfiction

kindle books

EBSCO and ABC CLIO collection

build e-book collection

build kindle collection (YA)

Grade 11-12

Read, view and listen to learn to solve problems and to explore many different ideas.


Routinely read, view and listen for personal enjoyment.


For personal growth and learning take advantage of opportunities available within the community as a means of connecting to literature.

EBSCO

ABC CLIO

YA literature

ISPS library collection fiction and nonfiction



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard - Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.


Strand -- Self-assessment strategies


Indicator 4.1.1.2 Read widely and fluently to make connections with self, the world, and previous reading.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Recognize there are a variety of books capable of expressing their interest.

Respond to book covers and pictures as a vehicle for becoming interested in a book.


pre-k library collection


Grade 1

Begin reading books that appeal to personal interests.


Respond to questions about why they have chosen a book and why it appeals to them.


Compare and contrast characters in two different stories by the same author.


elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Read widely from multicultural texts in various genres.

Identify author’s purpose and connect illustrations to a story.


elementary library collection


Grade 4-5

Use evidence from the text to discuss the author’s purpose.


Read widely to explore new ideas.


Predict and infer about events and characters.


identify problems and solutions in a story.


Draw conclusions about the theme of a story.


Describe how an illustrator’s style and use of elements and media represent and extend the meaning of the story or the narrative text.


Connect story to previous reading.


Recognize features of various genres and use different reading strategies for understanding.


Demonstrate knowledge of favorite authors and genres.

elementary library collection


Grades 6-8

Read books that connect to their own interests and experiences.


Read with purpose to investigate new ideas beyond the required curriculum.


Read books from various genres.


Recognize the author’s point of view and consider alternative perspectives. Relate perspectives to own beliefs.

Middle school library collection

kindle books



Grades 9-10

Recognize and evaluate the author’s point of view and how it affects the texts and relates to other authors’ perspectives.


Read books that connect to real-world issues.


Recognize similarities and differences among authors writing on the same theme.


Recognize how their own points of view influence perspectives on texts.

National Geographic online

High school library collection

ABC CLIO points of view

EBSCO

High school library collection

YA literature


Grades 11-12

Read, view and use fiction and nonfiction to enrich understanding of real-world concepts.


Derive multiple perspectives on the same themes by comparing different works.


Read widely to develop a global perspective and understand different cultural contexts.


Read to support and challenge their own points of view.

EBSCO

ABC CLIO history and pop culture







Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 4 - Pursue personal and aesthetic growth


Strand -- Self- assessment strategies


Indicators -- 4.1.3 Respond to literature and creative expressions of ideas in various formats and genres

Pre K & Kindergarten

Recognize feelings in a story.

pre-K library collection

PYP empathy and caring


Grade 1

Recognize feelings in a story.

elementary library collection

PYP empathy and caring


Grade 2-3

Express feelings about characters and events in a story.


Make connections between literature and their own experiences.


Retell stories using the correct sequence of events.


Identify plot, characters, times and places in a story.


Discuss favorite books and authors.


elementary library collection


Grade 4-5

Connect their own feelings to emotions, characters and events portrayed in a literary work.


Use personal experiences to stimulate responses to literature and art.


Restate and interpret ideas presented through creative formats.


Identify story elements in various fiction genres.


Use evidence from stories to discuss characters, setting, plot, time and place.


Discuss theme of stories, using evidence to support opinions.


Participate in book talks and book discussion groups.

elementary library collection


Grade 6 -8

Respond to images and feelings evoked by a literary or artistic work.

Middle School library collection



Connect text to personal experiences.


Interpret literary elements (plot, setting, characters, time) from evidence presented in text.


Draw conclusions about the theme from evidence in the text.


Recognize how characters change.


Share reading, listening and viewing experiences in a variety of ways.



Grade 9-10

Assess the emotional impact of specific works on the reader or viewer.


Apply ideas gained from literary works to own life.


Compare theme and treatment of theme in different works.


Evaluate the effectiveness of a creative work in terms of the creator’s use and interweaving of artistic elements..


High school library collection

YA literature


Grade 11-12

Express new ideas gained through information presented in various formats and connect the ideas to the human experience.


Identify universal themes in literature and other creative forms of expression and analyze different cultural approaches to those themes.

High school library collection

YA literature



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 4 - Pursue personal and aesthetic growth


Strand -Self-assessment strategies

Indicator -- 4.1.4 - Seek information for personal learning in a variety of formats and genres


Pre K & Kindergarten

Select a picture books from the Pre-K and elementary sections for reading at home.

pre-K and elementary library books


Grade 1

Select pictures books from elementary fiction selection that reflect tastes and interests that are now emerging

elementary library books


Grade 2-3

Routinely select picture, fiction, and information books; try some books in other genres.


Select information in various formats and genres based on suggestions from teacher or school librarian and on personal interests.


Select some books at the appropriate reading level, other books to be read aloud and other more challenging books of particular interest for browsing and enjoyment.


Explain personal criteria for selecting a particular resource.

elementary library books


Grade 4-5

Select books from favorite authors and genres; try new genres when suggested and recommended for book clubs


Select information in various formats based on theme, topic and connection to personal interest


Routinely select books that are “just right” and challenge readers to move to a higher reading level.


Read multiple works of a single author


Explain why some authors and genres have become favorites.


Independently select appropriate print, nonprint and electronic materials on an individual level.

elementary library collection, biographies, fantasy, science fiction, series, etc.


Follett e-books


Yasiv


Grade 6 -8

Read a variety of genres, including short stories, novels, poems, myths, and electronic magazines and books.


Explore new genres that fulfil interests and reading level (graphic novels, online magazine and e-books.


Select resources for personal exploration.


Select resources on topics of interest at both a comfortable reading level and at higher levels of comprehension.


Select print, nonprint and eletronic materials based on personal interests and knowledge of authors.

Middle School and Young Adult library collection


Follett e-books


audio book/I-pods

kindle books








Grade 9-10

Select resources for academic, personal, and real-world purposes.


Select print, nonprint and digital materials based on personal interests and knowledge of authors.


Select resources on topics of interest at both a comfortable and challenging level of comprehension.


Read a variety of fiction and nonfiction, including works of international authors and authors outside students’ own cultures.


Use print, nonprint and electronic information resources for information aobut personal needs; actively seek answers to questions.


Set reading goals and maintain a personal reading list.

Middle School and Young Adult library collection


Follett e-books


audio book/I-pods

kindle books


EBSCO Caribbean collection


EBSCO E-books


Grade 11-12

Explore real-world genres (movie reviews, editorial, etc).


Find information about personal interests independently, using the same criteria and strategies used to seek academic information.

Internet movie reviews

Flipster magazine like Newsweek


Goodreads, amazon, Yasiv



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 4 - Pursue personal and aesthetic growth


Strand - Self-assessment strategies


Indicators -- 4.1.5 Connect ideas to own interests and previous knowledge and experience


Pre K & Kindergarten

Explore different books in the pre-K section

pre-k library collection


Grade 1

Explore different books in the elementary section and develop an understanding of how pictures, covers, and colors attract attention

elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

Demonstrate comprehension of stories, read independently and share information aloud.


Develop criteria for deciding if a book matches interests and reading levels.


Find and read books that match interests and comprehension level.

elementary library collection


Grade 4-5

Compare ideas in various types of resources to experience in real life.


Develop criteria for deciding if a book matches interests.

elementary library collection


Grade 6

Understand there is a difference between literal and implied meaning.


Use prior interests in books read in elementary school to develop higher level interests in literature.

Middle school library collection


Grades 7-8

Demonstrate understanding of literal and implied meanings by explaining how new meanings fit with what is already known.


Connect ideas reflected in various resources to life experiences at home, in school and with peers.

Middle School library collection


Grade 9-10

Explain texts on both literal and abstract level.


Connect ideas to real life experiences at home, in school and with peers, and investigate ways in which these ideas appeal to and relate to people in other cultures.

High school library collection


Grade 11-12

Connect new ideas and understandings to future needs and interests that relate to college, careers and personal lives.


Use literature to reflect on changes in personal goals, reading preferences, personal interests and high school experience.

High school library collection



Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 4 - Pursue personal and aesthetic growth

Strand-- Self Assessment strategy


Indicator -- 4.1.6 - Organize personal knowledge in a way that can be called upon easily.

Pre K & Kindergarten

Recognize structure of knowledge on a beginning level relating beginning, middle and end to a story.

pre-k library collection


Grade 1

Recognize stories have a beginning, middle and end that can be applied to own writing

elementary library collection


Grade 2-3

ISPS library collection the beginning, middle and end of a story .


Find sites with the help of the librarian that demonstrate different types of information that support personal and aesthetic growth


elementary library collection

Internet


Grade 4-5

Implement different graphic organizers learned from exploring web sites to organize information


Demonstrate an understanding of basic note-taking skills by exploring web sites that teach organizing information and then applying those skills to academic work.

Internet


Grade 6 - 8

Identify own learning style and organize information accordingly.


EBSCO

Internet


Grades 9-10

Use visualization to provide a clear picture of major ideas.


Categorize new ideas with keywords and tagging.

EBSCO (icon and pull-down searching)


Grades 11-12

Identify main ideas by seeing patterns they present (cause and effect, etc.)


Connect new information to ideas previously learned.

ABC CLIO, history, pop culture, points of view, religion





Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard 4 -- Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.


Strand -- Self Assessment Strategy


Indicators -- 4.1.7 -- Use social networks and information tools to gather and share information.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Recognize that there are ways for libraries to find information for students

identify pre-k and elementary fiction section in the library


Grade 1

Understand that the school has an online catalog system that can locate information and books

identify elementary fiction section of the library, ABC markers,


Grade 2-3

Experiment with online catalogue for personal interests and school assignments in print, nonprint and electronic sources with guidance from the school librarian.


Experiment with online catalog and Web resources to locate information

identify elementary fiction and nonfiction section of the library


With help of librarian navigate webpath express


Identify online catalog on the web site


Grade 4-5

Use basic strategies (author, title, subject, keyword) to locate information using the library’s online catalog


Use social networking tools to create and share information

Identify parts of online catalog and use it to find books by author, title, subject, keyword


begin to use google docs


Grade 6 -8

Use advanced strategies, (Boolean searches) to locate information about personal interest topics in the library’s online catalog


Use technology to collect, organize and evaluate information.


Use social networking tools to responsibly and safely share information and ideas and collaborate with others

EBSCO Boolean search, drop down menu and icons


Google docs


Grades 9-10

Expand use of technology tools and resources to collect, organize and evaluate information that addresses issues or interests.


Use a range of search strategies to locate information about personal interest topics


Engage in safe and ethical use of social networking applications to construct and share ideas and products


Share reading, viewing and listening experiences in a variety of ways and formats including book clubs.



Grades 11-12

Address real-world problems and issues by using information and communication technology tools to gather, evaluate and use information from different sources to analyze findings and draw conclusions


Use technology to search for and identify colleges and information about college entry







Scope and Sequence

Resources

Resources Needed

Standard -- Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.


Strand -- Self Assessment Strategies


Indicators 4.1.8 - Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning.


Pre K & Kindergarten

Understand that stories and pictures convey feelings




Grade 1

Express own ideas about stories and pictures and begin exploring how those ideas are connected by stories and pictures.



Grade 2-3

Express feelings about a story’s pictures and words.


Use technology tools to create and present ideas (power point).



Grade 4-5

Use technology to present creative products in a variety of formats.




Grade 6 - 8

Experiment with various types of multimedia applications for artistic and personal expression.



Grade 7-8

Create original products using technology.



Grade 9-10

Express their own ideas through creative products in a variety of formats.


Choose format appropriate for audience and purpose.


Select and use various types of multimedia applications for artistic and personal expression.




Grade 11-12

Use a range of technology tools to produce sophisticated and creative renditions of personal learning.




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