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Library Curriculum Guidelines for PreK-6

PreK

  • Story times

  • Listening skills

  • Puppets

  • Felt story boards

  • Nursery Rhymes

Kindergarten

  • Literature appreciation

  • Book Care

  • How to choose a book

  • Listening skills

  • Authors/Illustrators

  • Book location skills in E section

  • Finding books by author (call# - E)

  • Start checkout in second semester

First Grade

  • Literature appreciation

  • Continuation of skills, review book care

  • Difference between fiction and nonfiction (information books)

  • Checkout in E section until second semester

  • Book location skills in E and F sections

  • Specific authors and illustrators

Second Grade

  • Literature appreciation

  • Review K and First grade skills

  • Folk and Fairy tale unit

  • ABC order

  • Parts of a book (cover, spine, title page, call #, text)

  • Book location skills in E and F sections

Third Grade

  • Literature appreciation

  • Use of encyclopedias (print and computer)

  • Dictionaries/glossaries

  • Book location skills E, F, and NF sections

  • Map and globe awareness

  • Caldecott books-Illustrators and types of illustrations

Fourth Grade

  • Literature appreciation

  • American Tall Tales unit

  • 10 Dewey Divisions

  • Book location skills (all areas)

  • OPAC and cataloging information

  • Use of print and computer reference materials

  • Beginning research skills - how to access information

  • Review Encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases

  • Introduce almanacs

  • Newbery medal

  • Keyboarding

Fifth Grade

  • Literature appreciation

  • Detailed Dewey use by 10s

  • Continued use of Reference materials

  • Biography unit

  • OPAC and cataloging information

  • Book location skills (all areas)

  • Keyboarding

Sixth Grade

  • Literature appreciation

  • Research Skills (Using The Big 6)

  • OPAC and cataloging information

  • Bibliography

  • Continued use of reference sources

  • Internet search introduction

  • Mystery

  • Detailed Dewey Decimal System

  • Book location skills

  • Keyboarding