QueSPER Information Literacy Curriculum
Teaching Goal: Help student strengthen alphabetic and categorizing skills
The student will:
Review concepts from Kindergarten and Grade 1.
Read, listen, talk, work with others.
Recognize ways recorded information is organized: Alphabetical Order, Numerical Order, Subject Order, and Author Order.
Recognize ways information is stored: fiction & nonfiction, trade books & reference books: dictionaries & encyclopedias.
Develop knowledge of the way resources are retrieved: spelling, categories (e.g. Dewey categories) key words.
Develop knowledge of selection interests and choices: ways to make good choices when selecting resources.
Develop knowledge of resources for specific purposes: Dictionary & Encyclopedia.
Develop knowledge of searching for resources: Using an index, a catalog, guide words, guide letters, guide numbers.
Develop knowledge of the research process: Introduction to QueSPER (The Research Process): Question, Search, Produce, Evaluate, Reflect.
Continue connection between home and school learning.
Increase knowledge of personal independence and responsibility in using the LMC.
Increase knowledge of computer as a tool for learning (parts of computer, beginning programs, beginning production, and beginning web site investigation).