• Kindergarten

     I Can Statements

    I Can:

    ·       Choose a book that interests me. 

    ·       Enjoy a book by listening to the reader or looking at the pictures. 

    ·       Use both words and pictures to understand a book.

    ·       Tell the difference between nonfiction and fiction (reality and fantasy).

    ·       Tell you that the author writes the words in a book.

    ·       Tell you that an illustrator draws the pictures in a book.

    ·       Point to the cover, spine and title on a book.

    ·       Follow library rules.

    ·       Carefully use library materials: 

    Turn the pages of a book carefully

    Use a bookmark to hold my place

    Keep books safe at home

    Return books to the library on time

    ·       Tell you the setting, characters, problem and solution in a fiction story.

    ·       Tell you facts from a nonfiction story.

    ·       Sit and listen to a story.

    ·       Answer questions about a story.

     

     

    1st Grade

    I Can Statements

    I Can:

    ·       Select a “just right/good fit” book with help.

    ·       Choose a book that interests me.

    ·       Enjoy all kinds of books by listening to a reader or by reading them by myself.

    ·       Use both words and pictures to understand a book.

    ·       Use information I know about authors and illustrators to select books that I will enjoy.

    ·     Ask a question about finding a book.

    ·     Tell the difference between nonfiction and fiction (reality and fantasy).

    ·       Understand that the library has different places for different types of books and materials.  

    ·       Find books in the Everybody section.

    ·       Find and name parts of a book.

    ·       Follow library rules.

    ·       Carefully use library materials:

    Turn the pages of a book carefully
    Use a bookmark to hold my place

    Keep books safe at home

    Return books to the library on time

    ·       Return a book to its spot on the shelf using a shelf marker.

    ·       Work together with others.

    ·       Tell you the setting, characters, problem and solution in a fiction story.

    ·       Tell you facts from a nonfiction story.

    ·       Sit and listen to a story.

    ·       Answer questions about a story.

     

    2nd Grade

    I Can Statements

    I Can:

    ·       Select a “just right/good fit” book by myself.

    ·       Choose a book that interests me.

    ·       Choose a book that will help me answer my questions, with the teacher’s help.

    ·       Enjoy all kinds of books by listening to a reader or by reading them by myself.

    ·       Find the plot, characters, setting, and main ideas in a book.

    ·       Use story clues and my own background knowledge to take part in a book discussion.

    ·       Use information I know about authors and illustrators to select books that I will enjoy.

    ·       Ask a question about finding a book.

    ·       Tell the difference between nonfiction and fiction (reality and fantasy). 

    ·       Find different sections in the media center (Everybody, Fiction, Nonfiction).

    ·       Locate books by authors in the Everybody and Fiction section.

    ·       Locate and name the parts of a book.

    ·       Understand that knowing the title, author and keyword will help me find a book in the library.

    ·       Explain that the purpose of the online catalog is to help locate books in the library.

    ·       Use different parts of a book to find information.

    ·       Begin exploring different kinds of information books with help from the teacher.

    ·       Begin exploring research using GALILEO with teacher assistance.

    ·       Respect media center materials and rules.

    ·       Work cooperatively in a group. 

     

     

    3rd Grade

    I Can Statements

    I can:

    ·       Select a “just right/good fit” book by myself.

    ·       Choose a book that interests me.

    ·       Choose a book that will help me answer my questions.

    ·       Find the plot, characters, setting, main idea, and author’s purpose in a book.

    ·       Use story clues and my own background knowledge to take part in a book discussion.

    ·       Use information I know about authors and illustrators to select books that I will enjoy.

    ·       Ask a question about finding a book.

    ·       Tell the difference between Nonfiction and Fiction.

    ·       Understand that each book should be in only its spot on the shelf.

    ·       Find different sections in a library
    (Everybody, Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography)

    ·       Locate books in the Everybody, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Biography sections, asking for help when needed.

    ·       Use a thesaurus, dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas (print or online) to answer questions, asking for help when needed.

    ·       Locate and name parts of a book.

    ·       Understand that knowing the title, author or keyword will help me find a book in the library.

    ·       Understand that the purpose of the online catalog is to help locate books in the library.

    ·       Use different parts of a book to find information.

    ·       Know which kind of book to use for the information that I need, asking for help when needed.

    ·       Take notes from a reference or nonfiction book.

    ·       Begin conducting research using GALILEO and NetTrekker with teacher assistance.

    ·       Respect media center materials and rules.

    ·       Understand that authors and illustrators own their work.

    ·       Use books and computer resources to create projects to show what I’ve learned.

    ·       Work cooperatively in a group.


     

    4th Grade & 5th Grade

    I Can Statements

    I Can:

    ·       Select a “just right/good fit” book by myself.    

    ·       Choose a book that interests me from different genres.

    ·       Choose a book that will help me answer my questions.

    ·       Describe the plot, characters, setting, main ideas, and author’s purpose in a book.

    ·       Use story clues and my own background knowledge to participate in a book discussion.

    ·       Use information I know about authors and illustrators to select books that I will enjoy.

    ·       Use books, magazines, the Internet, and other technology for information and things that interest me.

    ·       Ask questions about finding resources, using information I already know, and asking for help when needed.

    ·       Explain how Fiction and Nonfiction books are organized in the library.

    ·       Locate books in Everybody, Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography sections.

    ·       Use a dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas to answer questions, asking for help when needed.

    ·       Use different parts of a book to find information.

    ·       Use keywords to help me find information, asking for help when needed.

    ·       Use the title, author or keyword within the online catalog to help locate books in the library.

    ·       Use computer resources to find information.

    ·       Skim and scan different parts of a book to find information.

    ·       Know which kind of book to use for the information that I need, asking for help when needed.

    ·       Understand the importance of accurate information, with adult help.

    ·       Take notes and summarize from a reference or nonfiction source or computer resource.

    ·       Conduct a research project

    ·       Respect library materials and rules.

    ·       Understand that authors and illustrators own their work.

    ·       Use books and computer resources to create projects to show what I’ve learned.

    ·       Create a basic bibliography.

    ·       Work cooperatively in a group.

Last Modified on May 6, 2015