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Online Public Access Catalog
Fourth graders learn how to find books in the library. In this library instructional activity, 4th graders observe how to use an online system to search for a book by title, author and subject. Students practice searching for books.
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The 3-D Map Project
After choosing a continent or state, young geographers will draw outline maps and create a three-dimensional map of their chosen areas using flour and salt dough. This resource includes project guidelines, construction instructions, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How To Cite A Site
How do you cite an online resource? Discover the special challenges involved in citing Internet sources. Young writers explore the components of a correct bibliography and create bibliography citations for online newspapers, magazine...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Getting Online One Click at a Time
The Internet is a vast and fascinating place to be, but you have to know how to get there first! Use a helpful guide to become computer savvy in no time. It covers computer basics such as keyboarding and hardware, and goes into e-mail,...
2nd - 8th 21st Century Skills
Your Digital Footprint: Leaving a Mark
A digital footprint is the trail of personal information that comes from purchasing online, tagging friends in photos, blogging, and using social media. Kids discuss what information can be tracked, privacy, and what your digital...
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Private and Personal Information
Everybody who uses the Internet needs to know how to protect their personal and private information. Give your third, fourth, and fifth graders a lesson on safety and security risks that can occur when sharing information online. They...
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Using The Catalog to Locate Information
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...
4th English Language Arts
Animal Research: A Multimedia Approach
Explore the animal kingdom from the safety your classroom. Intended to build on previous learning about ecosystems, this lesson involves students working in pairs to research their favorite animal and present their findings to the class....
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Designed
Learning to Use the Library OPAC
Students are introduced to the "Online Public Access Catalog" (OPAC) system of library management. In this introductory unit, students are shown three ways to search for a book, video, etc on the OPAC. Following a teacher demonstration,...
3rd - 12th 21st Century Skills