Fifth Grade Library Curriculum Map
The main objectives for the Fifth Grade Library Curriculum are:
  • To continue to explore the use of the library and its resources for the students to meet all of their information needs
  • To make connections with the Units of Inquiry developed in the PYP Grade 5 Curriculum
  • To correlate skills closely with the classroom academic curriculum
  • To continue to introduce and reinforce parts of the book and parts of the story
  • To introduce the Newbery Award collection
  • To introduce and reinforce the skills of outlining and taking notes
  • Te reinforce knowledge of he Dewey Decimal Classification System
  • To continue to introduce various genres to continue to develop students' interest areas
  • To reinforce the proper form of a bibliographic entry (Works Cited)

From: Lewis, Marguerite, and Pamela J. Kudla. Hooked on Library Skills!: A Sequential Activities Program for Grades K-6. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc., 1988. Print.

Year-long task: Students will record books read each week. Students will bring books to the library tables, record titles read, and return the books to the circulation desk.

Literature Genres
  • Newbery Award and Honor Books
  • Family
  • School
  • Mystery
  • Detective
  • Historical Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Seasonal
  • Animal
  • Biographies
  • Science Fiction
  • Humorous
  • World Literature in Translation
  • Settings from around the world

Trimester 1: September to November
September
October
November
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of library procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of the location of library materials

Objectives:
  • Review library procedures
  • Review the location of library materials
  • Introduce the students to the Newbery Book Award
  • Review the parts of the book
    • Introduce the appendix

Learner Profile: Caring

Literature:
  • School
  • Family
  • Newbery Titles

Formative Assessment Activities:
  • Observation of:
    • Listening Skills
    • Following Directions
  • Documents that are student generated
  • Trails - Pre Assessment

Summative Assessment:
  • To be determined in collaboration with Ms. Bavender

Lessons:
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Newbery Book Award
  • Knowledge and understanding of the business of books
    • Author
    • Title
    • Illustrator
    • Copyright
    • Illustrations
    • Publisher
    • Call Number
    • Place of Publication

Objectives:
  • Introduce the book awards concept
  • Review book terminology

Learner Profile: Principled

Literature:
  • Newbery Titles

Formative Assessment Activities:
  • List and discussion of Newbery Awards
  • Student collection analysis for Newbery Award Books (Gold)
  • Student collection analysis for Newbery Award Honor Books (Silver)

Summative Assessment:
  • Students will explain what the Newbery Award is, how it is awarded, and what it means for the author.

Lessons:
  • October 2: No Library Lesson - Grade 5 in Warsaw
  • October 9
  • October 16: Book exchange
  • October 23: Book exchange
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the parts of the book
    • Appendix
    • Bibliography
    • Book or Dust Jacket
    • Cover
    • Dedication Page
    • Frontispiece
    • Glossary
    • Index
    • Pages
    • Preface or Foreword
    • Spine
    • Table of Contents
    • Title Page
    • Verson Page
  • Knowledge and understanding of the parts of the story
    • Action
    • Author
    • Beginning
    • Copyright Date
    • Description
    • Dialogue
    • End
    • Genre
    • Illustrator
    • Main Character
    • Middle
    • Plot
    • Publisher
    • Setting
    • Supporting Characters
    • Theme
    • Title
  • Knowledge and understanding of taking notes

Objectives:
  • Continue to work on the following skills:
    • Parts of the book
    • Parts of the story
    • Taking notes

Learner Profile: Inquirer

Literature: Mystery Genre

Formative Assessment Activities:
  • Parts of the Book
  • Concepts and Parts of the Story
  • Student samples of note taking: The Newbery Story

Summative Assessment: Students will select one of their books and will create a handout that explains everything about their story. Using as a framework the three formative activities.

Lessons:
  • November 6: Book exchange
  • November 13: Book exchange
  • November 20: Book exchange
Reflections:
In order to support Grade 5 curriculum the following changes need to occur for the following year:
  • Bring the note taking, outlining, and paraphrasing lessons to the October -December cycle
  • Bring the autobiography and biography unit to the October - December cycle.


Trimester 2: December to March
December
January
February
March
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of outlining
  • Knowledge and understanding of paraphrasing.

Objectives:
  • Introduce and practice the concept of outlining
  • Introduce and practice the concept of paraphrasing

Learner Profile: Caring. Principled, and Inquirer

Literature: Detective Fiction

Formative Assessment Activities:
  • Samples of students outlining work
  • Samples of students paraphrasing work

Summative Assessment:
  • The final product of their outlining and paraphrasing activity

Lessons:
  • December 4
  • December 11
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of preparing a bibliography
  • Knowledge and understanding of a Biographical Dictionaries (Online)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Gazetteers/Geographical Dictionaries (Online)

Objectives:
  • Students will review how to prepare a bibliography
  • Students will review and reinforce the skills using biographical dictionaries (Online)
  • Students will review and reinforce

Learner Profile: Risk-Taker / Courageous

Literature: Historical Fiction

Formative Assessment Activities:
  • Using biographical dictionaries
  • Using gazetteers / geographical dictionaries
  • Preparing a bibliography - Guided

Summative Assessment:
  • Students will create a bibliography with the reference sources used during the formative activities

Lessons:
  • January 8
  • January 15: Book Exchange
  • January 22:
  • January 29:
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of Reference Books (Print)
  • Comparing information between a print encyclopedias and electronic encyclopedias

Objectives:
  • Students will explore the print reference collection int he library
  • Students will compare and contrast the same topic using a print encyclopedia and an online encyclopedia

Learner Profile: Open Minded

Literature: Fantasy

Formative Assessment Activities:
  • What is in the reference collection?
  • Comparison of Information

Summative Assessment:
  • Students will create a visual display comparing the information between the print and the digital source

Lessons:
  • February 5
  • Febraury 12
  • February 19
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Online Catalog

Objectives:
  • Students will determine their level of expertise using the online catalog
  • Students will determine how well they know the vocabulary needed to use the the Online Catalog
  • Students will reinforce their Online Catalog skills

Learner Profile: Thinker

Literature:
  • Animal Fiction
  • Animal Non Fiction

Formative Assessments:
  • Online Catalog Review
  • Online Catalog Vocabulary

Summative Assessment: The students will use their selected topic to find as many resources on the online catalog as possible.

Lessons:
  • March 5
  • March 12
  • March 19
  • March 26
Reflections:

Trimester 3: April to June
April
May
June
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of autobiography
  • Knowledge and understanding of biography
  • Knowledge and understanding of outlining
  • Knowledge and understanding of note taking

Objective:
  • Students will begin to review and reinforce their knowledge of outlining
  • Students will begin to review and reinforce their knowledge of note taking
  • Students will review and reinforce their knowledge of biography and autobiography

Learner Profile: Balanced

Literature:
  • Biographies
  • Autobiographies

Formative Assessment Activities:
  • Who am I?

Summative Assessment:
  • Who am I? - The Game - To be displayed either in the library or in the classroom

Lessons:
  • April 2
  • April 9
  • April 16
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Dewey Decimal Classification System

Objectives:
  • Students will review and reinforce their knowledge of the DDCS
  • Students will assign main numbers to a list of subjects
  • Studetns will search out subjects with the main classes of DDCS in preparation for the Dewey Decimal Bee
  • Students will engage in the Dewey Decimal Bee

Learner Profile: Communicator

Literature: Science Fiction

Formative Assessment Activities:
  • What do we know about the DDCS?
  • What main class am I?
  • Dewey Decimal Bee

Summative Assessment:
  • The Dewey Decimal Bee

Lessons:
  • May 7
  • May 14
  • May 21
  • May 28
Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of the World Almanac

Objectives:
  • Students will complete an activity designed to afford practice locating information in the almanac.
  • Students will device questions for the whole class to answer using the almanac

Learner Profile: Reflective

Literature:
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Summer Reading

Formative Assessment Activities:
  • Fun With the Almanac #1
  • Fun With the Almanac #2

Summative Assessment:
  • Students will create an Almanac Quiz Bowl

Lessons:
  • June 4
  • June 11
  • June 18
  • June 25
Reflections: