ERIC Number: ED437970
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Skills for Life: Information Literacy for Grades K-6. 2nd Edition. Professional Growth Series.
Allen, Christine, Ed.
This book presents 43 instructional guides for use with elementary school students, organized around the following information literacy, independent learning, and social responsibility standards from "Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning". The standards dictate that students should be able to: (1) access information efficiently and effectively; (2) evaluate information critically and competently; (3) use information accurately and creatively; (4) be information literate and pursue information related to personal interests; (5) appreciate literature and other creative expressions of information; (6) strive for excellence in information seeking and knowledge generation; (7) contribute positively to the learning community and recognize the importance of information to a democratic society; (8) practice ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology; and (9) participate effectively in groups to pursue and generate information. Instructional guides include title, author, curriculum area, curriculum connections, grade levels, prerequisites, information literacy standards for student learning, other outcomes/standards, materials needed, strategies, steps, evaluation/critique, comments/tips/follow-up, and handouts. A correlation chart lists all applicable lessons for each standard. (MES)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Independent Study, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Lesson Plans, National Standards, Social Influences
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