QueSPER Information Literacy CURRICULUM Scope and Sequence (K-5)

I = Introduce

F = Focus

R = Reinforce

 

 

K

1

2

3

4

5

Concepts & Definitions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning about information

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Senses

I

F

R

R

R

R

Learning to learn

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Recognize patterns

I,F

I,F

I,F

R

R

R

      Plan

        Steps, Strategies, Revisions

        Big Picture: Assessment, Goal

        QueSPER, SMILKA,

I

I

I

I, F

F

F

      Investigate

        Compare, Measure, Match,

        Use senses, Pre-search, First 

        Search, Knowledge Search

I, F

I, F

I, F

F

F

F

       Categorize

       Classify, Name

       General / Specific

       Broad / Narrow

        Between

I

I

I, F

I, F

F

F

      Describe

        Actual, Metaphoric

 

I

F

F

F

F

Learning from others

I

I

F

F

F

R

       Question

        Who, What, When, Where,   

        Why How, What if?

I

I

F

F

R

R

       Search

        Strategies and plan

 

I

I

F

F

F

       Conclude,  Decide, 

       Choose

       BASED UPON CRITERIA

I

I

I

I

I, F

F

Creating Products

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Produce

 

I

F

F

F

F

       Note taking

 

I

I

F

F

F

       Organizing 

       (Sorting and selecting)

I, F

I, F

I, F

F

F

F

       Synthesizing

 

 

I

I, F

F

F

       Citing Sources

I

I

I

I

I

F

Evaluating

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evaluate Information

       RELEVANT

         RELIABLE

         OTHER -

 

 

 

 

I

F

Evaluate Product

         COMPLETE

            CORRECT

            COMPREHENSIVE

I

I

I

I

F

F

Reflect   (Self-assessment)

         COMFORTABLE

         CONFIDENT

         CAPABLE

I

I

I

F

F

F

Evaluate Process

        EFFECTIVE

          EFFICIENT     

 

 

I

F

F

F

Evaluate Learning

        MAKES SENSE

          I HAVE MORE KNOWLEDGE

          I WANT TO LEARN MORE                

I

I

I

F

F

F

Evaluate Independence

        CURIOUS AND FOCUSED

          SOLVES INFORMATIONPROBLEMS

           USES SKILLS & STRATEGIES

           KNOWS  WHEN TO SEEK  ASSISTANCE

            RESPONSIBLE  &  RESPECTFUL

            COLLABORATIVE

             EVAULATES & REFLECTS

I. F

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ordering systems for information

I

I

I, F

F

R

R

       Alphabetical order

I

I

I, F

R

R

R

       Numerical order

I

I

I, F

F

F

F

       Subject order

I

I

I

I

I

I

       Chronological order

I

I

I

I

I

I

       Dewey Decimal System

I

I

I, F

I, F

F

F

Range of numbers

 

 

I, F

I, F

R

R

Shelf order

I

I

I

I, F

I, F

R

 Bookcase order

I

I

I

I, F

I, F

R

 Spine & Spine label

I, F

I, F

I, F

F

R

R

 Section codes and colors

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F

 Call numbers

I

I

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F, R

 Author letters

I

I

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F, R

 Guide words, numbers     

I

I

I,F

R

R

R

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Access Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

        Catalog Search

Keyword search,  Title search, Author search,  Subject search, Boolean search

 

I

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F

        Catalog Card Parts

Call numbers and letters,

Author, Title, Publisher, Date, Notes, Subject Headings

 

I

I

I

F

F

        Bibliography

Ordering: Author, Title, Call number

Selecting: Lock & Unlock

Printing: List & Annotate

 

I

I

I, F

I, F

I, F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Search   Strategies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spelling & Browse

I

I

F

F

F

R

Meaning & Keywords

I

I

F

F

F

F

Indexes & Order

I

I

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, R

People & Last name

I

I

I

I

F

F

Repetition

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F

Asking for assistance

I, F

I,F

I,F

I,F

R

R

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

Library Procedures

 

 

 

 

 

 

Names of staff

I, F

R

R

R

R

R

Select

I, F

R

R

R

R

R

Borrow

I, F

R

R

R

R

R

Check-out

I, F

R

R

R

R

R

Return

I, F

R

R

R

R

R

Renew       

I, F

R

R

R

R

R

Overdue

I, F

R

R

R

R

R

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

Easy / Picture Books

Alphabet books, wordless picture books, number & concept books, picture story books

I, F

I, F

R

R

R

R

Fiction Books

      By genre - historical, science, humorous, fantasy, realistic, mystery, sports, adventure, animal fiction;

literary fairy tale

      By type - Beginning readers, Early chapter books, Chapter books, Short stories

I

 

 

 

I, F

I

 

 

 

I, F

I

 

 

 

I, F

I

 

 

 

I, F

I, F

 

 

 

R

I, F

 

 

 

R

Folk Literature

Mother Goose & other rhymes, & riddles & songs.

Folk tale motifs:  talking animals, ghosts and  the supernatural, magic objects, magic characters, magic places, heroes,  transformations

Folk tale characteristics: young hero or heroine, good overcomes evil, songs, chants, repetitions in events

FOLTALE TYPES: Fables,  Fairy tales, Cautionary tales, Hero tales, Talking animal tales,

I

I

I

I

I

I

Other Literature

Jokes, riddles, nursery rhymes,  poetry, plays, essays

I

I

I

I

I

I

Nonfiction Books

     By study area - information science, philosophy, religion, social science, language, pure science, technology, fine arts and architecture, literature, history and geography

I, F

I, F

I , F

F

F

R

Biographies

Autobiography

 

 

I

I

I

F

Reference Books

General and Specific

I

I

I, F

I, F

I, F

I, F, R

Dictionaries

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Language dictionary

I

I

F

F

R

R

     Biographical Dictionary

 

 

 

I

I

I

     Geographical Dictionary

 

 

 

 

I

I

Encyclopedias

I

I

I

F

F

F

Atlas

I

I

I, F

F

F

F

Almanac

 

 

I

I, F

I, F

F

Periodicals

I

I

I

I

F

F

AV and Realia

 

 

 

I

I

I

Online sources

I

I

I

I

I

F

CD resources

I

I

I

I

I

F

Experts & knowledgeable people

I

F

I

I

F

F

Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

     Keyboarding

I

I

I

I

I

I

     Word Processing

I

I

I

I

I

I

     Computer file  management

 

 

 

I

I

I

     Database

 

 

 

I

I

F

     Production (e.g. Power Point)

I

I

I

I

F

F

     Website use & evaluation

I

I

I

I, F

F

F

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