- During Library time, students learned the parts of a book--including Title, author, publisher, and copyright date
- The classroom teacher and I met together and taught the students about citing sources. I taught them how to cite a book, print encyclopedia, and online resources (like encyclopedias and databases). I modeled each type of source--and then they tried on their own. With two sets of hands--we were able to check in with each student. (A surprise parent volunteer helped us speed things along even more!)
- The classroom teacher then taught the students note taking skills in the classroom.
- Students came to the library to begin their research. While their teacher helped them take notes--I checked their bibliographies and helped as needed.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
The fifth graders are starting their first research project. I have been collaborating with their teacher to work on information literacy skills with them. Citing Sources in the correct format is a new and big skill for 5th graders. Here is what we did: