• Council Rock School District
    ELEMENTARY LIBRARY INFORMATION CURRICULUM
    Scope and Sequence
    (revised 11/04)
     
     
     
    The elementary school library-media curriculum is taught during regularly scheduled library special classes and in cooperation with classroom teachers.
     
    Kindergarten:
    Orientation
    Library Citizenship
    Parts of a book
    Book care
    Job of author and illustrator
    ABC order
    Alphabetizing skills
    Authors/Illustrators
    Literature appreciation/response
    Self-selection of appropriate materials
     
    Grade 1:
    Orientation
    Library Citizenship
    Parts of a book
    Reinforce ABC order
    Reinforce alphabetizing skills
    Location skills in Easy fiction section
    Fiction vs. non-fiction
    Literature appreciation/response
    Caldecott Award
    Authors/Illustrators
    Self-selection of appropriate materials
     
    Grade 2:
    Orientation
    Library Citizenship
    Parts of a book
    Location skills in Easy fiction, Easy non-fiction, and chapter book sections
    Introduce easy periodicals
    Introduce sections of the library
    Introduce basic Works Consulted format (author, title, publisher, copyright date)
    Keyword skills related to Electronic catalog  (Spectrum 5)
    Literature appreciation/response
    Caldecott Award
    Authors/Illustrators
    Genre (fairy tales, fables, folklore)
    Self-selection of appropriate materials
     
    Grade 3:
    Orientation
    Library Citizenship
    Parts of a book (use of indexes)
    Call numbers
    Location of sources
    Use Electronic Catalog (Spectrum 5)
    Literature appreciation/response
    Works Consulted format
    Basic elements of research -- “Question-Plan-Gather”
    Authors/Illustrators
    Genre (biography, tall tales in collaboration with SS teachers)
    Self-selection of appropriate materials
     
    Grade 4:
    Orientation
    Library Citizenship
    Dewey Decimal System
    Use Electronic Catalog (Spectrum 5)
    Basic print and electronic resources
    Basic Electronic search techniques
    Graphic Organizers (Kidspiration, Inspiration)
    Selection and organization of relevant information
    Works Consulted format
    Note taking In support of regular classroom instruction)
    Plagiarism
    Oral and or written presentation of research (classroom or library)
    Authors
    Genre ( non-fiction)
    Self-selection of appropriate materials
     
    Grade 5:
    Orientation
    Library Citizenship
    Use Electronic Catalog (Spectrum 5)
    Periodical indexes (Power Library)
    Print and electronic resources
    Developing research questions
    Website Evaluation
    Selection and organization of relevant information
    Note taking (in support of regular classroom instruction)
    Graphic Organizers (Inspiration)
    Copyright and plagiarism
    Works Consulted format
    Oral/written and visual process and presentation of research
     (classroom or library)
    Literature appreciation/response
    Authors
    Newbery Award
    Genre (historical fiction)
     
    Grade 6:
    Orientation
    Library Citizenship
    Use Electronic Catalog (Spectrum 5)
    Periodical indexes (Power Library)
    Print and electronic resources
    Developing research questions
    Website Evaluation
    Selection and organization of relevant information
    Note taking (in support of regular classroom instruction)
    Graphic Organizers (Inspiration)
    Copyright and plagiarism
    Works Consulted format
    Oral/written and visual process and presentation of research
     (classroom or library)
    Literature appreciation/response
    Authors
    Newbery Award
    Genre (realistic fiction)