3rd Grade ideas submitted by Adams 12 Teacher Librarians


Information Literacy and Library Skills


Library Orientation
  • Proper care of materials
  • Check out procedures
  • Identify books by title and author
  • Locate areas in library
    • Explain the relationship between call number & author
    • Find books in the fiction section based on author
    • Begin to locate non-fiction books using Dewey Decimal System
  • Distinguish between fiction and non-fiction
  • Independently locate & select a book based on personal interest
  • Locate a book using the online catalog
Use Parts of a book as information sources
  • Cover
  • Spine
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Table of contents
  • Glossary
  • Index
Research skills
  • Use reference sources to gather information
    • Dictionary
    • Thesaurus
    • Encyclopedia
    • Internet
    • Atlas
    • Almanac
  • Organize information in a graphic organizer
  • Prepare a simple bibliography
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