Grade 1

Standard 1:  Define an Information Task
  • Gather background information by reading, viewing or listening to a variety of pre-selected and self-selected resources

Standard 2:  Develop Information Seeking Strategies
  • Understand the layout and organization of the library
  • Identify the parts of a book (cover, title, spine, spine label, barcode)
  • Understand that there are many ways to find information (e.g., teachers, parents, videos, TV, field trips, life experiences, friends, books) and that not all information is accurate
Standard 3:  Locate and Access Information
  • Understand that spine label provides information about the book's location and content
Standard 4:  Use Information
  • Explain the difference between fiction and nonfiction and locate these sections in the library
  • Begin to indicate the source of information
  • Sort, classify and sequence pieces of information (e.g., place an event along a timeline, sort families of animals, etc.)
Standard 5:  Synthesize Information

Standard 6:  Participate in Collaborative Activities
  • Collaborate with other students to create and evaluate simple information products (e.g., develop roles for students in small group projects)
Standard 7:  Evaluate the Process and Product

Standard 8:  Appreciate Literature

  • Demonstrate comprehension of a story heard, read, or viewed through verbal discussion and/or written responses and artwork
  • Know how to choose "just right books"
  • Share books by favorite authors and illustrators
  • Begin to recognize basic story elements:  character, setting and conflict