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I-A Demonstrate proper library behavior




Information Literacy Standard
New Standards
Content and Learning Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
introduce title, author, and publisher of elem books. PowerPoint on parts and care of book
students choose book from a shelf, handle with care and tell what they think the book is about.
1.1 Recognizes the need for information
1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.
Library citizenship
Brainstorms a range of sources of information that will meet an information need.
1.4 Identifies a variety of potential sources information
1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.
identify title, author, publisher of several books
Uses information, information sources, and information technology efficiently so that they are available for others to use.

1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning.
Orientation
Analyzes a situation in terms of its relationship to intellectual freedom.
Standard 7: 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.
Library rules and manners
Analyzes situations to determine the steps necessary to respect intellectual property rights
7.2 Respects the principle of equitable access to information
3.1.6Use information and technology ethically and responsibly.
Respect for the rights of others
Locates appropriate information efficiently with the school’s computing and communications hardware, software, and networks


Responsibility (including AUP)

Standard 8: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
Other community libraries /Power Library

8.1 Respects the principles of intellectual freedom.
3.1.6Use information and technology ethically and responsibly.

8.2 Respects intellectual property rights
3.1.6Use information and technology ethically and responsibly.

8.3 Uses information technology responsibly
3.1.6Use information and technology ethically and responsibly.
















I-B Demonstrate library procedures




Information Literacy Standard

Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 7: 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.
Content
Uses information, information sources, and information technology efficiently so that they are available for others to use
7.2 Respects the principle of equitable access to information
3.1.6Use information and technology ethically and responsibly.
Circulation procedures




Suggested Activities




Practice circulation procedures



Circulation of various kinds of materials



Returning materials




Overdue/lost/damages materials

I-C Demonstrate respectful and purposeful use of materials, equipment and facility



Information Literacy Standard

Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 7: 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.
Content
Uses information, information sources, and information technology efficiently so that they are available for others to use
7.2 Respects the principle of equitable access to information
3.1.6Use information and technology ethically and responsibly.
Proper handling of materials



Suggested Activities




Discuss-• Responsibility of care for media• ”whose library is it?”

I-D Location and selection of print, non-print, and electronic resources



Information Literacy Standard

Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
Content
Explains and applies a plan to access needed information
1.5 Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information
1.1.1 Follow an inquiry based process in seeking knowledge in curricular subjects, and make the real world connection for using this process in own life.
Click this file below for Grade 6-12 activity worksheets.
Location of fiction, nonfiction, biographies, easy readers, reference, magazines, software and hardware, special collections, electronic resources
Learn about small businesses-local and international.

Analyzes information from a variety of sources to determine its applicability to a specific information problem or question
Standard 2: The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.
Suggested Activities
Draws conclusions by combining what is already known about a topic with new
2.4 Selects information appropriate to the problem or question
1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.
Tour of library
Generally goes beyond one’s own knowledge to seek information on aspects of personal interest or well-being
Standard 3: The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context.
Information center
Uses a variety of sources covering diverse perspectives to resolve an information problem or question
3.2 Integrates new information into one’s own knowledge
1.1.2 Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning.
Scavenger hunt


Standard 4: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interest.
4.1.8Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning.
Floor plan worksheet


4.1 Seeks information related to various dimensions of personal well-being, such as career interest, etc
4.1.1Read, view, and listen for pleasure and personal growth.
Storytelling/oral reading


Standard 7: 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.
4.1.2Read widely and fluently to make connections with self, the world, and previous reading.

7.1 Seeks information from diverse sources, contexts, disciplines, and cultures
1.1.7 Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, and point of view or bias.
II-A Demonstrate an understanding of the classification of fiction and nonfiction/informational materials


Information Literacy Standard

Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
Content
Brainstorms a range of sources of information that will meet an information need.
1.4 Identifies a variety of potential sources of information
1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.
Definitions of fiction and nonfiction/informational



Suggested Activities




Compare the two types of books and the content



Play “Name that Type”


II-B Demonstrate an understanding of the arrangement of materials



Information Literacy Standard

Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
Content
Explains the differences between accurate and inaccurate information and complete and incomplete information for decision making
1.2 Recognizes that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision making
1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context.
Easy/picture arranged by author
Brainstorms a range of sources of information that will meet an information need
1.4 Identifies a variety of potential sources information
1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.
Fiction arranged by author
Explains and applies a plan to access needed information
1.5 Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information
1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.
Nonfiction/informational arranged by Dewey Decimal System (subject)/Call number

1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.
Suggested Activities High school students should be given an into to LOC system.


Role-playing/games




Flash cards




Practice “arranging” flash cards



Scavenger hunt




Posters demonstrating categories

II-C Demonstrate the use of the online catalog to locate library/information center resources



Information Literacy Standard

Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
3.1.4
Content
States both broad and specific questions that will help in finding needed information
1.3 Formulates questions based on information needs
1.1.3 Develop and refine a range of questions to frame the search for new understanding.
• Purpose as an index
Brainstorms a range of sources of information that will meet an information need.
1.4 Identifies a variety of potential sources of information
1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions. 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning.
• Types of research
Explains and applies a plan to access needed information
1.5 Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information
1.1.1, 1.1.4, 1.1.8,
1. Regular (author, title, subject)
Analyzes information from a variety of sources to determine its applicability to a specific information problem or question
Standard 2: The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
2. Key word
Generally goes beyond one’s own knowledge to seek information on asp
2.4 Selects information appropriate to the problem or question
1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.1.7
3. Boolean


Standard 4: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interest.
4.1.5, 4.1.8
• Identification of screen information

4.1 Seeks information related to various dimensions of personal well-being, such as career interest, etc
4.1.1, 4.1.2
• Call number




Suggested Activities




• Games




• Demonstrations




• Classify by type




• Production of computer generated bibliography



• Shelf hunt


II-D Demonstrate the use of equipment and technology




Information Literacy Standard

Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 8: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
Content
• Follows all school guidelines related to the use of computing and communications problems or questions
8.3 Uses information technology responsibly
3.1.6,
• Identification of parts




• Operation of equipment




• Proper use and care of electronic



resources




Suggested Activities




Discuss:




• Care of software/hardware



• Terminology




• Proper use/application of computers in



school, home and community



Demonstrate




• Loading and running programs



• Care of equipment and software



• Use of equipment and software

III-Recognize / identify various types of literature




Standard 5: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

5.1 Is a competent and self-motivated reader
2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.4
Content
• Chooses fiction and other kinds of



• Definition of “author”, “illustrator”, and/or
literature to read and analyzes literary



“editor”
plots, themes and characters



• Identification of famous authors and



his/her works




• Identification of famous illustrators and



his/her styles




Suggested Activities




• Storytelling/oral reading




• Share




#NAME?




authors/illustrators




-examples of authors’ works



-examples of illustrators’ styles



• Writing letters to authors and illustrators



• Author visitations




• Discussion groups




• Book Discussions




• Literature Circles




• Book Talks


Information Literacy Standard

Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 5: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
Content
• Chooses fiction and other kinds of

5.1 Is a competent and self-motivated reader
4.1.2, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.4
• Explanation of awards
literature to read and analyzes literary



#NAME?
plots, themes, and characters



#NAME?




#NAME?




#NAME?




• Recognition/comparison of literary and



artistic styles




Suggested Activities




• Activities




• Displays




• Demonstrations (booktalks/reading)

Standard 5: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

5.1 Is a competent and self-motivated reader
4.1.1, 4.1.2
_
_



Content
• Chooses fiction and other kinds of



Identify literary forms
literature to read and analyzes literary



• Poetry-nursery rhymes, haiku, limericks,
plots, themes, and characters



narrative




• Folklore-fairy tales, legends, myths,



folktales, fables, tall tales




• Fiction-fantasy, realistic, science fiction,



mystery, historical




• Biography/autobiography



• Plays




Suggested Activities




• Storytelling/oral reading




• Share examples of literary forms



• Displays of literary forms




• Written activities




• Role playing




• Choral reading




• Art Activity


III-D Interpret literature through art, music, drama, writing, game playing, and oral response individually and/or as a member of a group

Standard 3: The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

3.4 Produces and communicates information and ideas in appropriate formats
3.1.3, 4.1.1,4.1.6
_
_

Standard 5: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
Content
• Chooses an appropriate format for

5.2 Derives meaning from information of view, and opinion
2.1.3
• Variety of literature
presenting information based on the

5.3 Develops creative products in a variety of formats
2.1.6, 3.1.3
Suggested Activities
information itself, the audience, and

Standard 9: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.
4.1.7,
• Art activites-collages, mobiles,
the nature of the information problem

9.1 Shares knowledge and information with others
2.1.5, 3.1.3, 3.1.4
banners, posters, dioramas, book
or question

9.2 Respects others’ ideas and backgrounds and acknowledges their contributions
jackets, bookmarks
• Analyzes and explains information



• Music activities
presented creatively in various formats



• Dramatic activities-puppets, play,
• Expresses information and ideas



fingerplays, choral reading, skits,
creatively in information products that



role-playing
combine several formats



• Written activities-letter writing,
• Integrates one’s own knowledge and



scripts, summaries, book reports,
information with that of others in the



commercials, sequels, student
group



books
• Encourages consideration of ideas



• Oral discussion-character, plot,
and information from all group



setting, point -of- view
members



• Games




• Storytelling by students




• Slide shows




• Graphic Organizers


IV-A Identify and use the specific parts of a book (print and non-print) to assess its usefulness in solving an information need

Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

1.5 Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information
1.1.1., 1.1.4, 1.1.8
_
_

Standard 2: The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
Content
• Explains and applies a plan to access

2.1 Determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness
1.1.5
• Definitions of basic parts of a book: cover,
needed information

2.4 Selects information appropriate to the problem or question
1.1.4, 1.1.5
text, spine, title, etc.
• Compares and contrasts sources

Standard 3: The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
• Definitions of specialized parts of a book
related to a topic to determine which

3.3 Applies information in critical thinking and problem solving
1.1.7, 1.2.4,
Suggested Activities
are more accurate, relevant, and



• Discuss and show examples of various
comprehensive



parts of a book
• Analyzes information from a variety of



• Practice locating parts of actual books
sources to determine its applicability to



• Student-made books
a specific information problem or




question




• Identifies information that meets a




particular information need
















IV-B Identify, locate, and use informational materials (print and electronic)



Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

1.1 Recognizes the need for information
1.1.4
_
_

1.2 Recognizes that accurate and comprehensive information is the basis for intelligent decision making
1.1.5, 1.1.7
Content
• Assesses whether a range of

1.3 Formulates questions based on information needs
1.1.3, 1.1.5
• Identifications of print, nonprint and
information problems or

1.4 Identifies a variety of potential sources of information
1.1.4, 1.1.6
electronic resources
questions can be resolved

1.5 Develops and uses successful strategies for locating information
• Identification of skills needed to use
based on one’s own knowledge

Standard 2: The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
specific reference materials
or whether additional

2.1 Determines accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness

Suggested Activities (Internet)
information is required

2.2 Distinguishes among fact, point of view, and opinion

• Browsers
• Judges the quality of decisions

2.3 Identifies inaccurate and misleading information

• Anatomy of a browser (icons.etc)
in terms of the accuracy and

2.4 Selects information appropriate to the problem or question

• URL
completeness of the information

Standard 3: The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
3.1.1, 4.1.3
• Evaluation of websites-including
on which they were based

3.2 Integrates new information into one’s own knowledge
3.1.2, 4.1.4
validity/bias
• Revises, adds, and deletes

3.3 Applies information in critical thinking and problem solving

• Use of search
questions as information needs

Standard 7: 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.
3.1.2, 3.1.5
engines/directories/online
change

7.1 Seeks information from diverse sources, contexts, disciplines, and cultures
databases
• Uses a full range of information

7.2 Respects the principle of equitable access to information

• Boolean searching
sources to meet differing

Standard 8: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
• Teacher directed activities
information needs

8.1 Respects the principles of intellectual freedom.

• Scavenger hunt
• Formulates and revises plans

8.2 Respects intellectual property rights


for accessing information for a

8.3 Uses information technology responsibly


range of needs and situations




• Compares and contrasts




sources related to a topic to




determine which are more




accurate, relevant, and




comprehensive




• Explains how fact, opinion, and




point of view are different from




one another




• Explains why inaccurate and




misleading information can lead




to faulty conclusions




• Analyzes information from a




variety of sources to determine




its applicability to a specific




information problem or question




• Uses information from a variety




sources to resolve an




information problem or question




• Uses a variety of sources




covering diverse perspectives to




resolve an information problem




or question




• Uses information, information




sources, and information




technology efficiently so that




they are available for others to




use




• Analyzes a situation in terms of




its relationship to intellectual




freedom




• Analyzes situations to




determine the steps necessary




to respect intellectual property




rights




• Locates appropriate information




efficiently with the school’s




computing and communications




hardware, software, and




networks

IV-C Utilize the research process




Standard 1: The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.
Content and Suggested Activities
Assessment Strategies

Standard 2: The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
Student chooses book from a shelf, looks at picture on cover and tells class what they think the book is about
Rubric to include indication of appropriatness of vocabulary related to the assignment and accuracy of the student's judgement.
Standard 3: The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
Use games to practice locating books.
Powerpoint Jeophardy game to review research skills covered on the IOWA test
Standard 4: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and pursues information related to personal interest.
• Research process, incorporating
research project using a variety of

Standard 5: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and appreciates literature and other creative expressions of information.
the Big 6 +1 model K-8
sources and strategies

Standard 6: The student who is an independent learner is information literate and strives for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation.
Suggested Activities
• Students will be independent

Standard 7: 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.
Use Big6 +1 Model
learners able to access and use

Standard 8: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
• Task Definition
relevant materials

Standard 9: The student who contributes positively to the learning community and to society is information literate and participates effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.
1.1.9
=-define problem




=-identify information




requirements




• Information Seeking Strategies



=-determine range of sources



(brainstorming)




=-evaluate possible sources to



determine




best sources (hierarchy




of resource use)




• Location and access




=-locate sources




=-find information within source



• Use of information




=-note taking




=-extracting relevant information



(bibliography, electronic




citations, fair use)




• Synthesis




=-organize information




=-present information




• Evaluation




=-judge effectiveness of product



=-judge the information problem



solving process




Social Responsibility




=-diverse sources




=-respect intellectual property



rights




=-collaborate effectively with



others