• 1st Trimester Plans

    *subject to change depending on the needs of the class

     

    Kindergarten

    Introduction to the library,  library layout, book care, selecting books, stories with community helpers, classic fairy tales: characters, retelling beginning, middle, end,

    compare/contrast two familiar stories, award-winning books and the Virginia Readers’ Choice Program

     

    First

    Library layout and expectations, book care, selecting books, 

    Differentiating between Fiction and Non-Fiction, Elements of fiction:  character, setting, retelling the plot

    Introduction of Virginia Readers’ Choice books

      

    Second

    Library layout and expectations,  introduction to the library catalog, selecting books,

    differentiating between fiction and non-Fiction, non-fiction text features: table of contents, index, glossary, diagram, caption, label, etc.

    Introduction of Virginia Readers’ Choice books

     

    Third

    Library layout and expectations, using the library catalog, guided research,

    Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship lessons

    Reading a fun book just for the fun of it and/or booktalks– bookfair week

                   

    Fourth

    Library layout and expectations, using the library catalog, guided research,

    Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship lessons, use of WeVideo Tool

    Reading a fun book just for the fun of it and/or booktalks – bookfair week

     

    Fifth

    Library layout and expectations, using the library catalog

    Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship lessons

    Reading just for the fun of it and/or booktalks – bookfair week

     

     

    Third – Fifth Grade participate in Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship lessons during the first (and sometimes into the second) trimester.  More information about this curriculum can be found at https://d1e2bohyu2u2w9.cloudfront.net/education/sites/default/files/tlr_component/common_sense_education_digital_citizenship_research_backgrounder.pdf

    While the lessons are different at each grade level, they all focus on the following themes:  media balance, privacy and security, digital footprint and online identity, relationships and communication, cyberbullying, digital drama, and hate speech, news and media literacy

Last Modified on October 21, 2019