Tami Zirkle

   tzirkle@alleghany.k12.va.us

 

Library Media

SEMESTER PLANS

Junior Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First:

 

The student will continue to demonstrate growth in use of oral language by following simple two-step oral directions and by participating in a variety of oral language activities using poetry and stories with repeated patterns. (Oral Language 1.1, 1.2; Literacy Standard 9)

 

The student will continue to develop an appreciation for various types of literature and various forms of media. This semester will emphasize biography, poetry, and folk tales.

(Reading 1.8, Literacy Standard 5)

 

The student will learn to answer who, what, when, where and why questions and learn to identify character setting and important events in a story. (Reading 1.9)

 

The student will continue to develop responsible habits of returning items to their proper place after use and of returning items that have been checked out. (Literacy Standard 1)

 

The student will continue to develop appropriate behavior in the library. (Literacy Standard 9)

 

The student will continue to develop ability to search for library materials by alphabetical order.

 

The student will continue developing an understanding of library organization by learning the location of favorite topics in the nonfiction section.

 

The student will learn the location of simple reference materials including easy dictionaries, and first encyclopedias. (Reading 1.1, Literacy Standard 1)

 

 

Grades Two and Three:

 

The student will develop an understanding of how the library can enrich and support study in classroom requirements. (Literacy Standard 4)

 

The student will read and continue to develop an appreciation for various types of literature. This semester will emphasize biography, folk literature and poetry. (Reading 2.7, Information Literacy Standard 5)

 

The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fiction and nonfiction by describing characters, setting and important events and by making inferences and predictions in oral discussions about literature. (Reading 2.8)

The student will continue to develop skills in using simple reference materials, using print materials and technology. (Reading 2.9, C/T K-2.2; Literacy Standard 3)

 

The student will develop an appreciation of the library in providing information about our heritage and about various cultures. (Civics 3.11)

 

The student will develop an appreciation of the library as a source of information about the natural world. (Science 2, 3)

 

Students will develop an appreciation for use of the public library as an additional source for all types of media, including technology. (C/T K-2.2, Literacy Standard 9)

 

The student will continue to develop an understanding of internet safety.

 

The student will continue to develop skills in searching the electronic catalog and in locating items in the library. The student will search by both alphabetical order, and by using the Dewey Decimal System. (Reading 3.7, Literacy Standard 1)

 

The student will continue to develop responsible behavior when using the library. (Literacy Standard 8)

 

Grade 4 and 5

 

The student will continue to develop an appreciation for various types of literature and various forms of media. This semester we will emphasize biographies and reference materials, including the encyclopedia, almanac, and atlas. (Reading 4.3, Literacy Standard 5)

 

The student will develop an understanding of how the library can enrich and support study in classroom requirements. (Literacy Standard 4)

 

The student will demonstrate responsible behavior when using the library. (Literacy Standard 8, 9)

 

The student will develop proficiency in using the electronic catalog and in locating materials in the library using the Dewey Decimal System. (Literacy Standard 1, Reading 4.6)

 

The student will continue to develop skill in using reference materials, both print and electronic sources to access information. (Reading 4.6, C/T 3-5.6)

 

The student will develop skill in citing sources of information. (Literacy Standard 8, C/T 3-5.6)

 

The student will be able to communicate an understanding of internet safety.

 

The student will develop an appreciation of the library in providing information about our history. (VS. 1)

 

 

The student will develop an appreciation of the library as a source of information about the natural world. (Science 4, 5)

 

The student will develop an appreciation of the library as a source of information related to personal interests.

 

The student will develop an appreciation for using the public library as a source of information in all forms of media. (Literacy Standard 9)

 

 

American Association of School Librarians

21st Century Standards of Learning

 

Library Grades

 

O 94-100

S 93-76
N 75-70

 

Grading

 

Student grades will be based on the following criteria:

 

Conduct

  • Student shows respect by listening when others are speaking
  • Student waits patiently when checking out materials and when asking for help
  • Student displays appropriate library behavior
  • Student shows respect for school property by handling library materials in a responsible manner

 

Performance

  • Student participates in library activities and discussions
  • Student effectively uses literacy skills
  • Student uses technology in the library effectively and responsibly

 

The following grading scale will be used for library classes:

 

          O – Outstanding

          S – Satisfactory

          N – Needs improvement

          U – Unsatisfactory