Calvert Elementary Media Center
Rules & Expectations
Policies and Procedures
Book Care Day1 Q1.k
Book Care Day2 Q1.k
Cybersafety Terrapin Facebook Q2.3
Hour of Code
Our Library Community Q1.K
Earth Day Q3.K
Butterfly Metamorphisis Q4.K
Animals: Who is at the Zoo Q3.1
Needs & Wants Q4.1
Cyber Safety Terrapin FB
Hints About PrintQ2.3
Wacky Weather Q3.2
Animal Research Q3.3
Big 6 Research Q1.4
Research a Scientist Q2.5
Earth Day Q4.5
Word Clouds (Tagxedo or Wordle)
Calvert Elementary Photo Gallery
Hints About Print Lesson
use a variety of graphic organizers to connect important ideas in text to prior knowledge and other reading.
demonstrate an accurate understanding of information in the text by focusing on the key ideas presented, linking them to previous experience and knowledge.
interpret concepts or make connections through analysis, evaluation, inference, and/or comparison.
use text structure to determine the importance information.
use text aids to locate information in a book.
use an organizational system to locate information.
discriminate between relevant and irrelevant information.
Look carefully at this list of book and decide which ones would help you learn about Abraham Lincoln, a famous president from the state of Illinois.
. Discussion: Are some books useful, not useful, or not sure and may need to investigate further? Are titles or annotations helpful?
Discuss/List what characteristics of a book would you look for when deciding if a book could be used as a research tool?
Which sources will help you find information? Ask these questions when evaluating electronic or print sources.
Examine an informational book
a. Teacher models a checklist below
b. Student(s) will complete a checklist
Close/Review: Hints About Print