Peter Muschal Elementary School

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Library Media Skills Classes

Students will visit the library once a week for Library Media class and for "book exchange".

Library Skills Content
Elementary students take library skills classes throughout the year. The skills introduced and developed include:

Book Care
Borrowing a library book
Authors and Illustrators
Organization of the library
What is fiction?
What is non-fiction?
Parts of a book
Types of books
Reference materials
Research activities
Technology

Fourth and fifth grade curriculum will focus on the following essential questions:
How do I acquire, use, and cite information?
How do I choose a source to meet my information needs?
Which sources of information are appropriate to use?