Livonia's K-4 Library Media Curriculum


Livonia's Library Media Specialists have adopted a rigorous media curriculum developed by the State of Illinois known as the Illinois Standards- Aligned Instruction for Libraries (I-SAIL) that all students are taught while in Livonia Public Schools.

Kindergarten

Standard 1: Access information efficiently and effectively to inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge

  • Recognize the need for information
  • Formulate questions based on information needs
  • Identify various potential sources of information
  • Develop and use successful strategies for locating information
  • Seek information from diverse sources

Standard 2: Evaluate information critically and competently

  • Determine accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness of information
  • Distinguish among fact, point of view, and opinion
  • Identify inaccurate and misleading information
  • Select information appropriate to the problem or question

Standard 3: Use information accurately, creatively, and ethically to share knowledge and to participate collaboratively and productively as a member of a democratic society

  • Organize information for practical application
  • Integrate new information into own schema
  • Produce and communicate information and ideas in appropriate formats
  • Use problem-solving techniques to devise strategies for revising and improving process and product
  • Practice ethical behavior when using print and digital resources (including freedom of speech, intellectual freedom, copyright, and plagiarism)

Standard 4: Appreciate literature and other creative expressions of thoughts and ideas and pursue knowledge related to personal interests and aesthetic growth

  • Cultivate a love of reading and become a self-motivated reader
  • Develop a knowledge of genres and literary elements
  • Derive meaning from informational texts in various formats

Standard 5: Understand and practice Internet safety when using any electric media for educational, social, or recreational purposes

  • Practice strategies that promote personal safety and protect online and offline reputation
  • Recognize that networked environments are public places governed by codes of ethical behavior
  • Practice positive digital citizenship
  • Distinguish website authority, validity, and purpose
  • Understand the need for protecting personal privacy when using public access to digital sources
  • Protect personal information and electronic devices in an online environment


    First Grade

    Standard 1: Access information efficiently and effectively to inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge

    • Recognize the need for information
    • Formulate questions based on information needs
    • Identify various potential sources of information
    • Develop and use successful strategies for locating information
    • Seek information from diverse sources

    Standard 2: Evaluate information critically and competently

    • Determine accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness of information
    • Distinguish among fact, point of view, and opinion
    • Identify inaccurate and misleading information
    • Select information appropriate to the problem or question

    Standard 3: Use information accurately, creatively, and ethically to share knowledge and to participate collaboratively and productively as a member of a democratic society

    • Organize information for practical application
    • Integrate new information into own schema
    • Produce and communicate information and ideas in appropriate formats
    • Use problem-solving techniques to devise strategies for revising and improving process and product
    • Practice ethical behavior when using print and digital resources (including freedom of speech, intellectual freedom, copyright, and plagiarism)

    Standard 4: Appreciate literature and other creative expressions of thoughts and ideas and pursue knowledge related to personal interests and aesthetic growth

    • Cultivate a love of reading and become a self-motivated reader
    • Develop a knowledge of genres and literary elements
    • Derive meaning from informational texts in various formats

      Second Grade

      Standard 1: Access information efficiently and effectively to inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge

      • Recognize the need for information
      • Formulate questions based on information needs
      • Identify various potential sources of information
      • Develop and use successful strategies for locating information
      • Seek information from diverse sources

      Standard 2: Evaluate information critically and competently

      • Determine accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness of information
      • Distinguish among fact, point of view, and opinion
      • Identify inaccurate and misleading information
      • Select information appropriate to the problem or question

      Standard 3: Use information accurately, creatively, and ethically to share knowledge and to participate collaboratively and productively as a member of a democratic society

      • Organize information for practical application
      • Integrate new information into own schema
      • Produce and communicate information and ideas in appropriate formats
      • Use problem-solving techniques to devise strategies for revising and improving process and product
      • Practice ethical behavior when using print and digital resources (including freedom of speech, intellectual freedom, copyright, and plagiarism)

      Standard 4

      Appreciate literature and other creative expressions of thoughts and ideas and pursue knowledge related to personal interests and aesthetic growth

      • Cultivate a love of reading and become a self-motivated reader
      • Develop a knowledge of genres and literary elements
      • Derive meaning from informational texts in various formats

      Standard 5: Understand and practice Internet safety when using any electronic media for educational, social, or recreational purposes

      • Practice strategies that promote personal safety and protect online and offline reputation
      • Recognize that networked environments are public places governed by codes of ethical behavior
      • Practice positive digital citizenship
      • Distinguish website authority, validity, and purpose
      • Understand the need for protecting personal privacy when using public access to digital sources
      • Protect personal information and electronic devices in an online environment

       

        Third Grade

        Standard 1: Access information efficiently and effectively to inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge

        • Recognize the need for information
        • Formulate questions based on information needs
        • Identify various potential sources of information
        • Develop and use successful strategies for locating information
        • Seek information from diverse sources

        Standard 2: Evaluate information critically and competently

        • Determine accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness of information
        • Distinguish among fact, point of view, and opinion
        • Identify inaccurate and misleading information
        • Select information appropriate to the problem or question

        Standard 3: Use information accurately, creatively, and ethically to share knowledge and to participate collaboratively and productively as a member of a democratic society

        • Organize information for practical application
        • Integrate new information into own schema
        • Produce and communicate information and ideas in appropriate formats
        • Use problem-solving techniques to devise strategies for revising and improving process and product
        • Practice ethical behavior when using print and digital resources (including freedom of speech, intellectual freedom, copyright, and plagiarism)

        Standard 4: Appreciate literature and other creative expressions of thoughts and ideas and pursue knowledge related to personal interests and aesthetic growth

        • Cultivate a love of reading and become a self-motivated reader
        • Develop a knowledge of genres and literary elements
        • Derive meaning from informational texts in various formats

        Standard 5: Understand and practice Internet safety when using any electronic media for educational, social, or recreational purposes

        • Practice strategies that promote personal safety and protect online and offline reputation
        • Recognize that networked environments are public places governed by codes of ethical behavior
        • Practice positive digital citizenship
        • Distinguish website authority, validity, and purpose
        • Understand the need for protecting personal privacy when using public access to digital sources
        • Protect personal information and electronic devices in an online environment


          Fourth Grade

          Standard 1: Access information efficiently and effectively to inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge

          • Recognize the need for information
          • Formulate questions based on information needs
          • Identify various potential sources of information
          • Develop and use successful strategies for locating information
          • Seek information from diverse sources

          Standard 2: Evaluate information critically and competently

          • Determine accuracy, relevance, and comprehensiveness of information
          • Distinguish among fact, point of view, and opinion
          • Identify inaccurate and misleading information
          • Select information appropriate to the problem or question

          Standard 3: Use information accurately, creatively, and ethically to share knowledge and to participate collaboratively and productively as a member of a democratic society

          • Organize information for practical application
          • Integrate new information into own schema
          • Produce and communicate information and ideas in appropriate formats
          • Use problem-solving techniques to devise strategies for revising and improving process and product
          • Practice ethical behavior when using print and digital resources (including freedom of speech, intellectual freedom, copyright, and plagiarism)

          Standard 4: Appreciate literature and other creative expressions of thoughts and ideas and pursue knowledge related to personal interests and aesthetic growth

          • Cultivate a love of reading and become a self-motivated reader
          • Develop a knowledge of genres and literary elements
          • Derive meaning from informational texts in various formats

          Standard 5: Understand and practice Internet safety when using any electronic media for educational, social, or recreational purposes

          • Practice strategies that promote personal safety and protect online and offline reputation
          • Recognize that networked environments are public places governed by codes of ethical behavior
          • Practice positive digital citizenship
          • Distinguish website authority, validity, and purpose
          • Understand the need for protecting personal privacy when using public access to digital sources
          • Protect personal information and electronic devices in an online environment