First Grade Library Standards
Standard 1: Accesses information efficiently and effectively
- Locate areas of the library/media center: locate magazines and reference materials.
- Utilize the library/media center to explore and experience print and electronic materials for pleasure or curricular requirements: utilize library materials on a regular basis.
- Utilize the library catalog and electronic resources: N/A
Standard 2: Evaluates information critically and competently
- Identify the class or category of materials: recognize traditional tales: fairy tales, folk tales, and tall tales; recognize various style of illustrations: gouache, woodcut, watercolor, photography.
- Determine appropriateness of selected material: determine if selected material is for read-aloud or read-alone.
- Respond to literature: identify beginning, middle and end of story, key events, characters, and settings.
- Analyze the information (thinks about the story/information and asks questions about what he/she doesn’t understand)
- Discuss the contributions of authors, illustrators, and publishers: discuss how the style of illustration impacts the story.
Standard 3: Organizes information
- Identify the parts of a book: identify the spine label.
- Compile research information: N/A
Standard 4: Uses information effectively and creatively
- Select and utilize appropriate library and research skills: alphabetize words to the first letter.
- Assembles information: N/A
- Discuss books he/she has read
Standard 5: Evaluates process and product
- Understand the research process
Standard 6: Practices ethical usage of information and information technologies
- Follow established rules of the library: respect and take care of library materials (use bookmarks, turn pages carefully, don’t place open book face down, keep borrowed materials in a special place), return items on time and to the proper place (use shelf markers, return slot, cart).
- Follow proper check-out procedure for library materials
- Use equipment properly