Grades 5-6

5-6 Library 2017-18

In grades 5-6, students will have a weekly class with the librarian ( to develop the following 21st century skills. Their learning will be assessed on the Craftsbury Academy Habits of Work Scale.

Become Lifelong Readers


Find Readalikes and “Just Right Books”- considering   

text level, length, topic/interest, format

Study Authors- influences, inspiration, biography,

body of work

Identify Story Elements: Characters, Plot, Setting, Conflict,

Solution, Theme

Explore Genres


Join a Community of Readers


Online (Dorothy’s List, goodreads, Writer’s Almanac) and

in person (book clubs, events, interviews, read aloud)

Review and Recommend books

Study Patron Bill of Rights, Censorship dangers,

Banned Book week

Explore other libraries via field trips and online

Access Technology

Use the Academy Library Website

Search OPAC

Make an online book request

View Book trailers

Browse and select titles from

Load ebooks and audiobooks on nook or other device

Research Responsibly

Study Copyright, Plagiarism and Fair Use

Evaluate websites for Accuracy, Authority, Bias and


Use Databases (Culturegrams, VOL)

Cite sources: Use noodletools