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Library/Media Curriculum K-2

Library Media Curriculum
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

 

The overall goal of the Dorchester Library Media Center is to give Woodcliff Lake students the ongoing opportunity to read extensively, develop and expand their range of literature appreciation, and become information literate. The program guides students to read and to acquire skills to access, analyze and use ideas and information with competence and confidence. The library media program addresses portions of three sets of standards.

 Click here to access the standards:

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner

National Educational Technology Standards

Common Core State Standards

The following skills and knowledge are the focus of the Kindergarten Library/Media Program:

Orientation
Library Citizenship
Parts of a book
Book care
Job of author and illustrator
ABC order
Authors/Illustrators 
Unique qualities of fiction/ non fiction
Literature appreciation/response
Self-selection of appropriate materials

Ask your kindergarten student how to take care of a book!

We build upon the knowledge and skills learned in Kindergarten and focus upon the following skills and knowledge in First Grade:
Library Citizenship
Parts of a book
Reinforce ABC order
Reinforce alphabetizing skills
Location skills in Easy fiction section
Fiction/ non-fiction qualities
Literature appreciation/response
Caldecott Award
Authors/Illustrators
Self-selection of appropriate materials

We build upon the knowledge and skills learned in First Grade and focus upon the following skills and knowledge in Second Grade:

Library Citizenship
Parts of a book, book structure
Location skills in grade appropriate fiction, non-fiction, and chapter book sections
Introduce easy periodicals
Introduce sections of the library
Literature appreciation/response
Beginning research- non fiction text features
Caldecott Award
Authors/Illustrators
Genre (biography, fables, folklore)
Self-selection of appropriate materials