Thursday, October 23, 2014

POLICIES & PROCEDURES

STAFF
Library Media Specialist:

SCHEDULE
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Students may come with a pass, with small groups or during their scheduled media time.

CHECK OUT POLICIES

  • One book at a time
  • One week check out (please return books to the media center or classroom as soon as possible)
  • Overdue books must be returned before new ones can be taken out (students who lose or damage books beyond repair will be charged the replacement cost of the book)
  • Student who habitually lose books and do not pay for them will be limited to using books only in the media center.
  • We strive to teach our students to be independent reading consumers. If you notice your child brings home materials at an inappropriate high or low reading level, please discuss this with your child.
 

CURRICULUM

Kindergarten - Third Grade

Classes learn the difference between fiction (storybooks) and Non-Fiction (information books) and what an illustrator and author do. Frequent author studies, during the year, include a look at Dr. Seuss, C.S. Lewis, and more. Also, students are periodically given time to learn and practice their computer skills. Lastly classes learn about the Newberry, Caldecott and vote in the Nutmeg book awards.

Fourth Grade - Sixth Grade

Students continue their study of information literacy by learning the Big6 method of research and how to successfully navigate general and subject encyclopedias, almanacs, magazines and various other reference books. They also have the opportunity to use online resources available through www.iconn.org and the World Book Online. Further, students practice their typing skills and learn about Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel). Students also present their projects using our SmartBoard & Projector.