Link to MDIRSS K-8 Libraries Research links:
Library skills, a love of reading, information literacy and digital citizenship are taught and reinforced throughout the curriculum. The librarian uses each lesson from grades K-4 to introduce and reinforce these standards and build upon these skills as the student progresses into middle school.
Library behavior expectations
How the Library is organized
Parts of a book
How to use the Library
Introduction to Research: Plagiarism, selecting topics, locating information on and offline,
Continued Research skills: Reference materials, evaluating and citing sources.
Continued Research Skills: Summarizing, paraphrasing, and organizing thoughts and information, search strategies, assessing validity of sources
Selecting materials appropriate to student’s interests, capacity and reading level, freedom of information
Ethical, legal and social responsibility
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