Library Quarters

Quarters 1-4
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Library Skills

  • Computer Catalog
  • Finding books
  • Library Procedures
  • Award Winning Books
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Story Elements
Library Tools
  • Computer
  • iPad
  • Shelf Markers
  • Follett/Destiny Resource Home Page
Library Organization
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Biography
  • Picture books
  • Reference

Library Standards

Information Literacy: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively, evaluates information critically and competently, and uses the information accurately and creatively.

  • The student recognizes the need for information. S1.B1
  • The student recognizes that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision making. S1.B2
  • The student formulates questions based on information needs. S1.B3
  • The student identifies a variety of potential sources of information. S1.B4
  • The student develops and uses successful strategies for locating information. S1.B5
  • The student determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness. S2.B1  
  • The student distinguishes among fact, point of view, and opinion. S2.B
  • The student organizes information for practical application. S3.B1 
  • The student integrates new information into one's own knowledge. S3.B2 
  • The student applies information to critical thinking and problem solving. S3.B3 
  • The student produces and communicates information and ideas in appropriate formats. S3.B4 
Independent Learning: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interests, appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information, and appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information. 
  • The student seeks information related to various dimensions of personal well-being, such as career interest, community involvement, health matters, and recreational pursuits. S4.B1 
  • The student designs, develops and evaluates information products and solutions to related personal interests. S4.B2 
  • The student is a competent and self-motivated reader. S5.B1 
  • The student derives meaning from information presented creatively in a variety of formats. S5.B2 
  • The student develops creative products in a variety of formats. S5.B3 
  • The student assesses the quality of the process and products of personal information seeking formats. S6.B1 
  • The student devises strategies for revising, improving and updating self-generating knowledge. S6.B2 

Social Responsibility: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and recognizes the importance of information to a democratic society, practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology, and participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information. 
  • The student seeks information from diverse sources, contexts, and disciplines. S7.B1 
  • The student respects the principle of equitable access to information. S7.B2 
  • The student respects the principles of intellectual freedom. S8.B1 
  • The student respects intellectual property rights. S8.B2 
  • The student shares knowledge and information with others. S9.B1 
  • The student respects other's ideas and backgrounds and acknowledges their contributions. S9.B2 
Technology Literacy: The student understands basic operations and concepts, demonstrates knowledge of social, ethical, and human issues. Uses technology productivity tools, communication tools, research tools, and problem-solving and decision-making tools. 
  • The student demonstrates a sound understanding of the nature of operation of technology systems. S10.B1 
  • The student understands the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology. S11.B1 
  • The student practices responsible use of technology systems, information, and software. S11.B2 
  • The student uses technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity. S12.B1 
  • The student uses productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works. S12.B2 
  • The student uses telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences. S13.B1 
  • The student uses a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences. S13.B2 
  • The student uses technology to locate, collect, and evaluate information from a variety of sources. S14.B1 
  • The student uses technology tools to process data and report results. S14.B2 
  • The student evaluates and selects new information resources and technological innovations based on the appropriateness for specific tasks. S14.B3 
  • The student uses technology resources for solving problems. S15.B1 
  • The student uses technology resources to make informed decisions. S15.B2 The student uses technology resources for solving problems and making informed decisions. S15.B3