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Classroom Library Days
Kpm, Mrs. Bowen
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
- Excellent work on library skills papers
- Applies skills to use of library resources
- Always returns books on time
- Good quality work on library skills papers
- Usually applies skills to use of library resources
- Usually returns books on time
- 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
- Always demonstrates respectful behavior
- Always gives best effort to learn library skills
- Always gives best effort to use library skills
- Usually demonstrates respectful behavior
- Usually gives best effort to learn library skills
- Usually gives best effort to use library skills
- 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
How do I contribute to my community?
- Connect what you know to new experiences
- 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