QueSPER Information Literacy Curriculum
Teaching Goal: Develop students' ability to create research plans
and evaluate information
The student will:
Review curricula of previous grade levelsFocus on development of good questions.
Use SMILKA independently.
Use RACER strategies. Develop beginning knowledge of
evaluation of information using the following terms: RELEVANT - ACCURATE - CURRENT (up to date)-
no Evidence of BIAS OR DISCREPANCY - RELIABLE
Focus on strategies for note taking and source citation.
Use PROBE strategies: Use search strategies based on information type, source, location and subject: including interviews, encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, almanacs, periodicals, biographies, and other references sources.
Use PROBE strategies. Develop deeper knowledge of using a computer to search for recorded information (dictionaries, computer catalog, web sites, and indexes for periodicals, indexes in encyclopedias, atlases and trade books).
Focus on strategies for reporting: e.g. sorting, selecting, and synthesizing and good writing practices.
Develop deeper knowledge of using a computer to create products using templates, word processing programs, and electronic presentation programs.
Develop deeper knowledge of structure for citation of sources.
Develop student's ability to create self-evaluation and reflection rubrics
Develop connection between home and school learning
Increase knowledge of personal independence and responsibility in using the LMC.
Develop knowledge of computer as a tool to help us learn
(parts of computer and network, file management, word processing programs,
publishing programs, web site investigation, presentation program, production
© Carol J. Fox, 2004