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Katherine Tanner
Contact:
Edgewood Highland
160 Pawtuxet Ave.
Cranston, RI 02905

Eden Park
180 Oakland Ave.
Cranston, RI 02910

Classroom Library Days

MONDAYS:  

   Mrs. Bennett

   Mrs. Sweeney

   Miss Ng

   Mrs. Soscia

   Mrs. Ferranti

   Mrs. Kiley

   Mrs. Almonte

TUESDAYS:  

   Kpm, Mrs. Bowen

   Mrs. Colapietro

   Mrs. DiChiaro

WEDNESDAYS: 

   Mrs. Vivieros

   Miss Jackson

   Ms. Rossi

   Mrs. Tellier

   Ms. Scanlon

Library Lessons

First Quarter:  Library Orientation

Grades K-1:  All about Libraries & Librarians

Grade 2:  All about Books

Grade 3:  Finding your Way Independently in the Library

Grades 4-6:  Using the Online Catalog:  From Catalog to Shelf

Grades 5-6:  Use of Resources:  Access & Responsiblities

Library Grading Rubric

Information Literacy Skills

   Commendable  √+  

    • Excellent work on library skills papers
    • Applies skills to use of library resources
    • Always returns books on time

   Satisfactory    

    • Good quality work on library skills papers
    • Usually applies skills to use of library resources
    • Usually returns books on time

   Unsatisfactory  √-  

    • Poor work on library skills papers
    • Rarely applies skills to use of library resources
    • Frequently returns books late and/or has lost or damaged books

Effort

   Commendable  √+  

    • Always demonstrates respectful behavior
    • Always gives best effort to learn library skills
    • Always gives best effort to use library skills

   Satisfactory    

    • Usually demonstrates respectful behavior
    • Usually gives best effort to learn library skills
    • Usually gives best effort to use library skills

   Unsatisfactory   √-

    • Often behaves disrectfully
    • Gives little or no effort to learn library skills
    • Gives little or no effort to use library skills

Library Standard 1: THINK

How do I find new information? 

  • Ask questions
  • Use prior knowledge
  • Read, View, and Listen

How do I become a Critical Thinker? 

  • Engage in learning activities
  • Evaluate ideas and information
  • Be independent and confident

How do I gain knowledge? 

  • Interact with others
  • Use many resources
  • Ask for help 

Library Standard 2: CREATE

How do I understand and use knowledge? 

  • Organize ideas
  • Use strategies
  • Try and Try again

How do I make smart decisions? 

  • Be a Critical Thinker
  • Reflect and assess
  • Be flexible

How do I make new ideas? 

  • Work with others
  • Write and create
  • Be productive 

Library Standard 3: SHARE

How do I share my knowledge? 

  • Communicate by writing and speaking
  • Contribute to discussions
  • Be confident

How do I participate appropriately? 

  • Follow the Acceptable Use Policy
  • Respect Others Ideas
  • Self-assess

How do I contribute to my community? 

  • Connect what you know to new experiences
  • Particpate
  • Be responsible

Library Standard 4: GROW

How do I motivate myself to learn? 

  • Identify your interests
  • Find interesting opportunities
  • Be curious

How do I appreciate learning? 

  • Read for pleasure
  • Actively participate
  • Connect learning to personal experiences

How do I progress in learning? 

  • Go above and beyond expectations
  • Be open to new experiences
  • Give your best effort