Building Blocks of Information Literacy


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Building Blocks of Information Literacy

  1. 1. 1 At summer camp you are learning about customs celebrated on Independence Day. Which custom is NOT about July 4th? 1. Picnic with family and friends 2. See fireworks 3. Sleep in late 4. Go to a parade
  2. 2. For science you need to answer the following questions: * Why is ground water important? * How is rain formed? * What is water evaporation? What is the topic for the science project? 1. Oceans 2. Lakes and Rivers 3. Underground Water 4. Water Cycle 2
  3. 3. 3 Which resource would you use to find a synonym for the word frozen? Name the resource on your paper Use the computer and book resources at the tables to decide. dictionary encyclopedia atlas thesaurus
  4. 4. 4 A primary resource is original information and can not be changed or edited. Which of these pictures show a primary resource? Write your answer on your paper. Time Magazine Declaration of Independence The State Newspaper Food Menu
  5. 5. 5 Your friend just told you about a great chapter book from the S.C. Children's Book Award list. The book is Freaky Fast Frankie Joe by Lutricia Clifton. You looked it up in the library catalog and the book is in. When you get to the fiction section where will you find the book? 1. On the "F" shelf for Frankie? 2. On the "C" shelf for Clifton? 3. On the "L" shelf for Lutricia? 4. On the "J" shelf for Joe
  6. 6. Your assignment is to explain how to play your favorite sport, How would you decide on your sport? 1. ask a friend 2. get a idea from your teacher 3. choose a sport I really like 4. go to the sports books to look through them for ideas 6
  7. 7. 7 Data are numbers in lists, charts or graphs. Information is facts written in sentences. What do you see in the pictures? DATA or INFORMATION Write your answer on your paper.
  8. 8. 8 You saw the t.v. show Animal Planet and they were featuring penguins. What is the best way to search in the library catalog for books about this arctic animal? 1. Title 2. Subject 3. Series 4. Author Do a search on the library catalog. Click on the picture to connect to the library catalog.
  9. 9. 9 Look at the screen shot below from the library catalog. If you wanted to check out this book, where would you find it? 1. Non-fiction section 2. Fiction section 3. Reference section 4. Everybody section
  10. 10. 10 You looked up Martin Luther King, Jr. in World Book Encyclopedia and want to organize your facts. On your note taking chart, where would you put information about the famous "I Have a Dream" speech that Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered in Washington, D.C.? 1. Early Life 2. Events During Public Life 3. Why Important to History 4. Interesting Facts Martin Luther King, Jr. Early Life ____________ ______________ _____________ _____________ Events During Public Life _____________ ____________ ____________ Why Important to History _____________ _____________ _____________ ______________ Interesting Facts _____________ _____________ _____________ _____________
  11. 11. 11 Look at this title page. What is the name of the publisher? 1. Martha Rustand 2. Capstone Press 3. Ballentine Elementary 4. Pebble Plus
  12. 12. Your family has just moved to the Ballentine area and you want to learn more about things to do at school and after school. Which resource would NOT be helpful? Look at the resources on the table before you decide. 12 RUN Hard Marathon flyerRanger Rick magazine Can YOU give at least ONE brochure I can’t wait to (Girl Scout) paper Soccer Shots form MAD Science paper
  13. 13. 13 To do research on furry animals, you are using an encyclopedia. How should you take notes on new and important facts? 1. Copy word for word from the encyclopedia pages 2. Write facts in my own words 3. Make a copy of the encyclopedia pages at the copy machine
  14. 14. 14 When you do research, you must always show where you get your information. You also might need to find it again. Name three items that would help you easily locate the article again. Name 3 on your paper. _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ publisher authordate of article title of magazine article title medium – kind of resource date you found the article URL address
  15. 15. 15 To find books and other resources on the library catalog, what are the simplest ways you can search? Name 3 on your paper. 1. _____________________ 2. _____________________ 3. _____________________ Do a search on the library catalog. Click on the picture to connect.
  16. 16. le.php?image=images/puzzle/plast ic-toy-blocks.jpg You’ve done it … earned your 15 building blocks … now click on the picture below and complete the bonus puzzle! Additional activities until time to change classes; click on the link to the right
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