6th grade library curriculum -- NoodleTools - Show Me Literacy Information: book, internet, magazine, reference
Flocabulary - Bibliography

Author of the week
Genre of the month
Lesson of the day
Week 1  


3 Rs: Respect, Responsible, Resourceful
Reading Wheel
PDF Reading Wheel with labels
Week 2Paul FleischmanHistorical Fiction

Chemical element report -
bibliographies -- Fractured Bibliography - PDF form and then BibMe PDF
Chemical Elements sites
Chemical element homepage hunt


Talk like a Pirate Day - Sept. 19
FindingFiction and NonFiction with Call Numbers - with Pirates
remember Call numbers -- Smartboard CallNumbers shelf
Pirates -- Google Form -- Pirate women form
Pirate Treasure Hunt PDF (p.2)with Pirate Hunt map

  Columbus Day Columbus Day -- Web page and online resources -- and NonFiction book Hunt   
Week 3Susan Cooper


Punctuation Day - Sept. 24 -- for bibliographies
Eats, Shoots and Leaves -- SmartboartBook / game - Derek's story PPT
Victor Borge sound effects of punctuation
Electric Company CD Episode 166, Volume 2, disc 1 min.24

Bibliography from Title Page and then BibMe PDF
Read a record/Bibliography PDF-- elements

Week 4Mildred Taylor 

How to find a good book
How to find a good book quiz
Goldie Socks and the Three Librearians

October Poetry
(in class)
How to search the OPAC / worksheet PDF   
Week 5Bloor 

Banned Book Week - ALA video then PPT with bookmark list

Copyright - videos: What's copyright / Fair(y) Use Tale then Quiz
Copyright basics

ME -- copyright basics
BrainPOP - Copyright -- first copyright law May 31, 1790

Week 6Karen Cushman 

identifying 3 simple ReadWriteThink
- Paraphrasing
Identifying effective Paraphrasing - online practice Wisc-online
Paraphrase passages (3) - CUNY
practice PDFs ReadWriteThink - students do
from Plagiarism and Paraphrasing ReadWriteThink

Week 7



Gerald Morris

 Scavenger hunt A / hunt B   
Week 8Laurie Anderson
Katherine Paterson
Dictionary Day

Miss Alaineus disaster - dictionary - or
Heteronyms or Brainpop - dictionary & Thesaurus
or Idioms and cliches -- paint by idiom online

Flocabulary Idioms - mouth of horse

 StroudInternet birthday, Oct. 29, 1969

Halloween (Day of the Dead) encyclopedia online

FIND a ghost/horror book -- whole list / individual book

November History Internet PPT

FIND a Fiction computer book

Week 9ShustermanAfrica reportAfrica Reference books - Encyclopedias PDF (gen.&spec.)   
Week 10

Christopher Paolini - B&N author video
Borders online interview video

 Africa Online sources - worksheet Africa
Africa Historical Maps
Week 11Henkes

Africa - current issues PDF - magazines, newspapers, online
Africa FT- pourquoi
PDF and African Tales

   Africa FIND 3 books - Easy, Fiction, NF    
Week 12CS Lewis     
   November is Aviation History month PDF   
December  Thanksgiving-Had PDF    

Peacemaker project -- Peacemaker Search PDF

Peacemaker and DeweyA PDF and B

Jane Addams Peace award search with Dec. NF and Dec. REF


Personal Narratives
Alexander not move, Viorst

Owl Moon, Yolen

All about me: online internet hunt
On the day you were born and worksheet PDF
All about me: reference and book hunt
Week 13PierceComputer Science Education Week Dec. 5-11

What is the internet - history, plus web, mail, chat, etc.

History of the Internet and Quiz
What is Internet- Brainpop -- my quiz-- exit sheet IP address PDF

Week 14DickinsonWWW birthday 12/25Internet terminology - cards & worksheet   
  WWW vs Internet

What is internet (mail, etc.) Pitchford
What is Internet - WyDea.com
How internet works: World Wide Web in Plain English - CommonCraft.com
What is a browser (vs. search engine) - video

Week 15Avi / CrossFantasy Genre Game PDF    
Week 16Munro Ryan game - Ups Downs
pre Newbery best book recommendation
January Fantasy and FablesScholastic Book Fair   
 New Year traditions PDF and web page- Google form - Google with quotations
Brainpop New Year Traditions
 VanDraanen / HoMock Newbery pptNewbery minihunt (PDF)- POWER searching and Newbery winners ppt   
 London Newbery Nonsense OR Newbery first lines PDF w/Google Advanced   
 Cormier author video / bookfair   
Julius Lester-Scholastic
 Broadening and Narrower
Broader terms
 Ibbotson OPAC catalog search options review   



 Internet terminology - hangman
Internet terminology - matching/concentration
February MysteryValentine's day scavenger hunt :Internet Book Ency. Dictionary Atlas   


 Invisible Web miniquiz - subject directories   
 Crossley Holland  

Web evaluation - why wary - Hoaxes
BrainPOP - Online Sources (evaluation)
Flocabulary - source evaluation

 WoodsonPresidents reference hunt review/test (PDF example)    

What are URLs, why important -- URLs PDF and also Smartboard file
URL matching -- URL matching / concentration
What part of the URL is it - Quia quiz
World War II URLs PDF

 Lawrence, Ian  Internet terminology + URLs - Quia review   
 Voigt Internet searching - Brainpop - Iditarod women worksheet   
March AdventureInternet search quiz - search engine math
Dr. Seuss online hunt PDF and other information/links
 Linda Sue ParkNot Just GoogleGoogle v. Yahoo - variety of search engines - Best 2015 + Info Revolution video   
  IditarodIditarod OPAC search/bibliography   
   Iditarod -- Magazines-Proquest   
 TA Barron  Google Advanced   
   Search Engine Tutorial - directories, keyword, meta   
 SewellProverbsQuotations book    
   vote YRC - due April 1   
April Science Fiction /
Non Fiction
Internet Terminology - Quia match - Quia hangman - Bingo   
 McCaffreyPlagiarmism Education Week April 22ishfact & opinion: True Story of 3 Little Pigs
Harry Potter story with fact and opinion
Fact and Opinion with Bees - Teacher Domain
Fact and Opinion with Manatees
   NationalBookmobile Day -and around world hunt PDF
countries based on My Librarian is a Camel
 RIchard Peck  Paul Revere's ride - April 18/19 1775 Samrtboard book and PDF   
 Haddix Titanic sinking scavenger hunt PDF April 13,14
Advanced Google- Poetry scavenger hunt
 J. Christopher  Poetry Homepage hunt   
   Animal poems using Animal Info sheet and Cinquain poem    
 Mary Hoffman  Poetry Hunt - all reference/internet   
 Duncan National Library Week - Boy raised librarians -scavenger hunt
   April FIND Fiction / NonFiction PDF   
 April 30, 1993birthday Web

Tim BernersLee- birthday of Web (on Internet) - first URL

First web page - August 6, 1991 First web page Aril 30 1991

May Historical Fiction /
Fine arts
 Cadnum Cinco de Mayo -- with Cinco de Mayo internet/book scavenger hunt --Cince de Mayo AV2 book with videos and/or PPT    
 Zindel NW connections Almanac (PDF)   
 Doyle historical maps - Zheng He -- create own based on voyages   
 Naidoo Alphabet Scavenger hunt = test   
 Cooper Migrations of Animals / Journey of People PDFs   
 TH White     
June  Landmarks of countries - scavenger hunt (PDF)   
   All about me - history around me - reference, web, magazine   
    What's in a name interactive - ReadWriteThink   

homepage hunt - Library history


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