Media Center

Scope and Sequence

Key

  • I = Introduce
  • R = Reinforce
  • M = Master
  • NJ = Core Curriculum Stds
  • AASL = American Association of School Librarians
  • NETS = National Educational Technology Standards
I. Media Center Procedures: Students will be able to use the Media Center independently and responsibly.
Standard/Indicator Learner Outcomes K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
NJ: 3.1, 6.1, 8.1
AASL: 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 4.1
NETS: 3a, 3b, 5a, 5b, 5c, 6a, 6b
 A. Demonstrate care of materials I R R M
 B. Follow circulation procedures
 1. Automation System I R M
 2. Interlibrary Loan I R/M
 C. Describe the purpose of the media center I/R M
 D. Identify the role of School Library Media Specialist I R R M
 E. Utilize the library media specialist as a resource I R M
II. Presearch: Students will be able to survey an information topic by defining the problem and identifying the formation needed.
Standard/Indicator Learner Outcomes K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
NJ: 3.1, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4
NETS: 1a, 3a, 4a, 4b, 6a
A. Recognize information is needed to solve a problem or answer a question I R M
B. Review information sources to determine topics of interest  I R R  M
C. Ask appropriate questions I R R  M
D. Select appropriate topics I R R M
E. Analyze assignments to determine needs I R R M
III. Selection Strategies: Students will be able to develop information-seeking strategies by investigating a wide variety of resources.
Standard/Indicator Learner Outcomes K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2
NETS: 1a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d
A. Brainstorm ides for sources I R R M
B. Recognize that a variety of materials can be used as resources for research, class assignments, and recreational reading  I  R  R  M
C. Investigate and assess the value of a wide variety of sources I R  R  M
D. Make informed decisions to select appropriate sources based on ability level, age, date, reliability, bias, etc. I R M
E. Understand that all libraries provide a diverse collection of information representing many ethnic origins, customs, traditions and viewpoints I R R M
IV. Location and Access: Students will locate information resources to access specific information.
Standard/Indicator Learner Outcomes K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 6.1, 8.1
AASL: 1.1, 4.2
NETS: 3b, 3c, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5b, 5c, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d
A. Brainstorm ides for sources
1. Know that fiction(including Easy/Picture Books) may be subdivided by genre, special collection, etc.  I  R  M
2. Locate fiction arranged in alphabetical order by author’s last name  I  R  M
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 3b, 3c, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5a, 6b, 6d
B. Nonfiction
1. Understand that the purpose of the Dewey Decimal System is to organize books on the same subject I  R  M
2. Understand that there are 10 main categories which can be subdivided into more specific subjects I R M
3. Know that nonfiction collection is organized by subject  I  R  M
4. Locate and use the nonfiction collection as s source of information I  R  M
5. Draw meetings from nonfiction elements, eg. captions, graphs, charts, sidebars  I  R  M
6. Recognize call numbers and use them to locate materials  I  R M
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 6.1, 8.1
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 3b, 3c, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5a, 6b, 6d
C. Biography
1. Define biography and locate by last name of subject  I  R  M
2. Locate information about a person in the collective biography section  I  R M
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 3b, 3c, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5a, 6b, 6d
D. Magazines/Newspapers
1. Recognize scope, purpose and format (print, web, page, online database) I  R R M
2. Distinguish between peer-reviewed journals and general interest magazines  I I/R
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 3a, 3b, 3c, 5a, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d
E. Reference (print and online databases) I R M
1. Locate the reference coll, ect, io, n  I  R M
2. Know the difference between the reference collection and the regular collection  I R  M
3. Know reference sources are not meant to be read entirely  I  R M
4. Determine the most appropriate reference source  I  R M
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 3a, 3b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d
F. Internet  I R  R  M
1. Navigate browser screen I  R  M
2. Print or email results I R M
3. Evaluate reliability of Internet web sites  I  R  M
4. Demonstrate appropriate use of social media applications (Blogs, Wikis, Delicious, etc.)  I  R  M
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 2.2, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 3a, 3b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d
G. Media Center Catalog, Internet search engines and online databases
1. Basic search (subject, title, author, keyword) I R M
2. Advanced search (subject, keyword, Boolean operators, and other advanced features) I R M
3. Interpretation of search results (analyze, select, save, email) I R M
V. Use of Information: The student will be able to extract the most relevant information to answer the information question.
Standard/Indicator Learner Outcomes K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 8.1
AASL: 1.3, 3.1
NETS: 5a, 5b, 5c
A. Works Cited
1. Know what a works cited page is and what purpose it serves I R M
2. Identify, locate, and extract relevant information to compile “Works Cited” page (author, title, publication information, copyright date) I R  M
3. Create an APA or MLA citation using a citation tool (Word 2007, MS Works, Noodletools, Son of Citation, etc.) I R M
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5a, 6a
B. Use print materials by classification (table of contents, index, glossary, appendix, etc.)
1. Easy/Picture books I/R M
2. Fiction/Story Collection  I R R M
3. Nonfiction books I R R  M
4. Magazines and newspapers (print) I R  M
5. Reference Books
a. Dictionaries/Thesauri I I/R R M
b. Almanacs I I/R R M
c. Atlases I I/R R M
d. Encyclopedias I I/R R M
e. Specialized subject indexes I R
6. Distinguish between primary and secondary sources I R  M
NJ: 3.1, 3.5, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5a, 5b, 5c, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d
C. Use nonprint materials
1. The Internet  I R R M
2. Online databases I R R M
3. E-books I R R
4. Other nonprint materials, such as DVD’s, streaming video, social media, etc. I R R M
NJ: 3.1, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5a, 5b, 5c, 6a, 6b
D. Note Taking
1. Use reading strategies to determine which information is appropriate (skim, scan, read for understanding) I R M
2. Take notes in own words by summarizing and paraphrasing information into notes on topic  I R M
3. Distinguish between relevant facts and extraneous information, fact and opinion I R M
4. Identify and record source information I R M
5. Understand the concept of plagiarism and respect copyright laws I R M
VI. Synthesis: The student will be able to organize new information from multiple sources to construct a final product that communicates the result of their research.
Standard/Indicator Learner Outcomes K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 6.1, 8.1
AASL: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
NETS: 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 4b, 4d, 5a, 5b, 5c, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d
A. Use graphic organizers to organize information I I R M
B. Use outlines, note cards, etc. to organize information I  R M
C. Create products in a variety of formats (written, oral or multimedia) to communicate information to the intended audience I R  R  M
D. Create a Works Cited Page by using district style manual (MLA format) I R M
VII. Reflection: The student will be able to assess the finished product and research process.
Standard/Indicator Learner Outcomes K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
NJ: 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 6.1, 8.1, 9.2
AASL: 1.4, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 4.4
NETS: 4b, 4c, 4d, 6d
A. Evaluate finished product against assignment requirements I R M
B. Evaluate use of information and presentation I  R M
VIII. Literature Appreciation: The student will be able to appreciate and understand literature by reading, listening, viewing and discussing.
Standard/Indicator Learner Outcomes K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
NJ: 3.1, 6.1, 8.1
AASL: 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4
NETS: 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 5a, 5b, 5c, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d
A. Listen and respond to different types of literature in different media formats I R R R
B. Participate in discussions before and after a story  I R R R
C. Recall, summarize, paraphrase and extend what is listened to and viewed I R R R
D. Relate previous experiences to what is read (text to self, text to text, text to world) I R R R
E. Identify criteria for and examples of award-winning books I R R  R
E. Recognize various forms and genres of literature and favorite authors and their works I R R R