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85 resources with the concept information literacy

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Computer Basics for Kids Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
This informational reading worksheet can be used in your literacy or computer class.  Students learn the basic components of computers then test their knowledge with multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank questions.
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Lesson Plan: How Coyote Came to Shuffle Off to Buffalo

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Creative kids read, discuss, play-act, and sketch to examine the cultural significance of Old Man Coyote. They listen to several stories involving Coyote, analyze the Harry Fonseca painting Shuffle Off to Buffalo, and write Coyote...
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Rating Web Sites

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Teach digital natives that they can't believe everything they read on the Internet. Working in small groups, young scholars use the provided worksheets and rubric to evaluate different websites and determine if the information being...
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Teacher Notes

For Teachers 10th
Gathering information, distinguishing between arguments, preparing an oral presentation; these skills are fostered as 10th graders explore aspects of global trade and politics. They use the Internet to gather information about NATO, The...
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Fabulous Fairy Tales

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Introduce your class to the elements of a fairy tale with this lesson. Learners explore the characteristics of fairy tales through reading and writing. The writing assignment is done using StoryBook Weaver, on which the pupils compose...
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Career Project 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your pupils find some direction with a career research project. Individuals research three careers, using the included graphic organizers to record their findings. They then create a visual aid on a computer and present their...
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The Student Cafateria as the "Leafy Chestnut Tree"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the difference between "news" of earlier periods, and "news" as we know it today. They then go out into the school common areas and analyze news from the perspective of word-of-mouth storys and discuss what they...
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Thematic Poetry Videos

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students pen poetry regarding global issues. In this information literacy lesson, students research global issues and use their findings to compose poems regarding the topics. Students create videos that include images and the the text...
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Sorting

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars practice sorting books. In this sorting lesson, students play the Flood Game on the PBS web site. With knowledge of the sorting system used by libraries, young scholars sort small numbers of books using categories devised...
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Evaluating Web Sites

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the six criteria for evaluating Web sites, identify Web sites with accurate, relevant, and current information on a given topic. They use those criteria to locate three sites that provide good information and three that do...
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Seeking, Locating, Accessing, and Using Information

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students complete reserach on a topic of their choice by following the Big Six research program. In doing so, students locate information and assess the validity and usefulness of sources.
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Life Beyond Google

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students determine that the reliability and validity of web resources need to be assessed as they use them for research. They examine a resource in Nebraska known as NebraskAccess which assist them in locating reliable academic...
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Using The Catalog to Locate Information

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify prior knowledge of the Public Access Catalog. They identify parts of a catalog record. Students use the Public Access Catalog to locate an item. The teacher place 6-8 books on the tables. Students locate several...