Curriculum

Standard 1: Follow an inquiry-based process

Standard 2:  Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources

Standard 3: Participate, collaborate, and communicate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners

Standard 4: Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information

Standard 5:  Read widely and fluently

Standard 6:  Demonstrate a sound understanding of technology

Standard 7:  Practice ethical behavior


Library Media Essential Standards Elementary Grades K-5

Essential Standard 1: Follow an inquiry-based process in seeking knowledge in curricular subjects, and make real-world connections for this process in own life.


Outcome

Proficiency


Common Assessment

When Taught

What is the 5th Grade Outcome?

What does proficient student work look like? Provide and example and/or description

What assessments will be used to measure student proficiency?

When will this benchmark be taught?

By the end of 5th grade TLW generate a list of keywords for an inquiry-based project.


Students can generate a list of keywords for an inquiry-based project.

Informal observation

1st quarter and in any situation when collaborating with a classroom teacher on a research project.

By the end of 5th grade TLW ask questions about the topic question or problem.


Students can focus my research around a central question that is provided, or determine their own research- worthy question.

Informal observation

3rd quarter and in any situation when collaborating with a classroom teacher on a research project.


By the end of 5th grade TLW organize the information in a way that is appropriate for the assignment or question.


Students can create end products in a wide variety of formats which may include a formal paper, poster, or multi-media presentation.

Assessment done in collaboration with the classroom teacher

Throughout the year in collaboration with the classroom teacher.

By the end of 5th grade TLW make inferences about the topic at the conclusion of a research project.


Students can make inferences about their topic when research assignment is complete.

Assessment done in collaboration with the classroom teacher in the form of a discussion or written self-reflection with or by  the student.

3rd and 4th quarter and in any situation when collaborating with a classroom teacher on a research project.


Essential Standard 2:  Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.


Outcome

Proficiency


Common Assessment

When Taught

What is the 5th Grade Outcome?

What does proficient student work look like? Provide and example and/or description

What assessments will be used to measure student proficiency?

When will this benchmark be taught?

By the end of 5th grade TLW search an online catalog to locate materials.


Students can use the online library database  to look up a book and then locate the book on the library shelf.

GoogleForm

Quia

Informal observation

Ongoing

By the end of 5th grade TLW understand basic Dewey Decimal Classification and use shelf order and call numbers.

Students can take any call number given to them and find that book on the library shelf.

Google Form

Quia

Informal observation

Ongoing, focusing on 2nd quarter

By the end of 5th grade TLW use selected websites or information databases to find appropriate information and answer questions.

Students can locate information from multiple digital sources to answer questions quickly and efficiently.

5 quick fact sheets

Worksheets

Informal observation

Ongoing, focusing on 2nd and 3rd quarters

By the end of 5th grade TLW paraphrase or summarize information.


Students can summarize  and/or paraphrase information when taking notes and preparing finished work.

Students can define/compose a summary stating the key points of the text.

Clownfish summary lesson

Ongoing, focusing on 3rd quarter

By the end of 5th grade TLW use selected search engines to find appropriate information.


Students can choose several sources [search engines] and gather information to answer  research questions.

Worksheets

Bogus websites activity

Taught in collaboration with the classroom teacher’s assignment


3rd and 4th quarter and any time in collaboration with a classroom teacher on a research project

By the end of 5th grade TLW generate questions and practice different ways to locate, and evaluate sources that provide needed information.


Students can analyze the information found in sources and determine if it provides enough support to answer their question.

Worksheets

Bogus websites activity

Taught in collaboration with the classroom teacher’s assignment


3rd and 4th quarter and any time in collaboration with a classroom teacher on a research project

By the end of 5th grade TLW apply specific criteria to evaluate web sites.


Students can choose credible websites that will help compose, edit and publish their writing.

Who, what, when, where, why, how activity,

Informal observations

4th quarter

(By the end of 2nd grade TLW identify parts of a book.)


Students can label or point to the cover, spine, title, author, and illustrator of a book.

Informal observations and or worksheets

Ongoing, focusing on 1st quarter


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Essential Standard 3: Participate, collaborate, and communicate as members of a social and intellectual network of learners to gather and share information.


Outcome

Proficiency


Common Assessment

When Taught

What is the 5th Grade Outcome?

What does proficient student work look like? Provide and example and/or description

What assessments will be used to measure student proficiency?

When will this benchmark be taught?

By the end of 5th grade TLW use educational networking tools to create and share information.

Students can collaborate with peers, teachers, and others to produce and publish writing.

Google Documents

Ongoing, focusing on 2nd quarter


Essential Standard 4: Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information so it is useful.


Outcome

Proficiency


Common Assessment

When Taught

What is the 5th Grade Outcome?

What does proficient student work look like? Provide and example and/or description

What assessments will be used to measure student proficiency?

When will this benchmark be taught?

By the end of 5th grade TLW experiment with text and visual media to create products.


Students can use technology that will help produce, edit, and publish their writing.

Google Documents

Ongoing, focusing on 2nd quarter

By the end of 5th grade, TLW use writing skills relevant to the task.

Students can use writing skills appropriate for their task.

Writing assignment

Ongoing, focusing on 2nd quarter


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Essential Standard 5:  Read widely and fluently to make connections with self, the world, and previous reading.


Outcome

Proficiency


Common Assessment

When Taught

What is the 5th Grade Outcome?

What does proficient student work look like? Provide and example and/or description

What assessments will be used to measure student proficiency?

When will this benchmark be taught?

By the end of 5th grade TLW recognize features of various genres and use different reading strategies for understanding.


Students can identify similar themes and topics found in stories from the same genre.

Students can compare and contrast how stories in the same genre can communicate the same theme or topic.

Students can use reading strategies to help them understand complex text.

Informal observation

Question and answer dialog

Ongoing, focusing on 1st quarter

By the end of 5th grade TLW use evidence from the text to discuss the author’s purpose

Students can determine an author’s point of view (opinions, values, and/or  beliefs) and explain his/her purpose.

Informal observation

Question and answer dialog

Ongoing, focusing on 2nd quarter

By the end of 5th grade TLW draw conclusions about the theme of a story.


Students can analyze details in a text to determine a theme.

Students can identify similar themes and topics found in stories from the same genre.

Students can compare and contrast how stories in the same genre can communicate the same theme or topic.

Informal observation

writing assignment

Ongoing, focusing on 3rd quarter

By the end of 5th grade TLW demonstrate knowledge of favorite authors, and genres


Students can identify similar themes and topics found in stories from the same genre.

Students can compare and contrast how stories in the same genre can communicate the same theme or topic.

Blog, Book talks,

“My favorite genre is” project

Ongoing, focusing on 1st quarter

Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings or events in a story.

Students can compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama using specific details from the text.

Informal observation

Ongoing, focusing on 1st quarter


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Essential Standard 6:  Demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.


Outcome

Proficiency


Common Assessment

When Taught

What is the 5th Grade Outcome?

What does proficient student work look like? Provide and example and/or description

What assessments will be used to measure student proficiency?

When will this benchmark be taught?

By the end of 5th grade TLW demonstrate the ability to navigate age-appropriate technology tools.

Students can use age-appropriate technology tools.

Observation

Procedure lists by grade level

Ongoing, focusing on 1st quarter

By the end of 5th grade TLW demonstrate proper care and use of computer hardware software, peripherals, and storage media.

Students can properly care for computer equipment.

Observation

Ongoing, focusing on 1st quarter

By the end of 5th grade TLW know how to store files using technology.

Students can save their work to the appropriate location.

Organized “U” drive and or Google Drive

Ongoing, focusing on 1st quarter


.Essential Standard 7:  As digital citizens, practice ethical, safe, and discerning behavior while using information and media technology.


Outcome

Proficiency


Common Assessment

When Taught

What is the 5th Grade Outcome?

What does proficient student work look like? Provide and example and/or description

What assessments will be used to measure student proficiency?

When will this benchmark be taught?

By the end of 5th grade TLW practice responsible use of technology, respect the privacy of others, and observe internet safety procedures including safeguarding personal information.

Students can use technology responsibly and be safe on the Internet. Students can remember and properly use username and password

Informal observation

Ongoing, focusing on 1st quarter

By the end of 5th grade TLW demonstrate an understanding of plagiarism.


Students can prepare a list of sources used in their research and verbally explain the meaning of the word plagiarism

Works cited page

Informal observation

Ongoing, focusing on 3rd and 4th quarters

By the end of 5th grade TLW credit sources properly.


Students can create a properly formatted works cited page

Works cited page

4th quarter




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