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5th Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



5th Grade Media Objectives


Quarter 1



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students recognize, discuss, and visually represent ways technology has changed life and work at school and in the home, community, business, industry, and government over the past three decades.

● Students identify correct terminology used to describe basic hardware, software and networking functions, and to discuss the functions, processes, and/or procedures

applied in common use of these technology resources.

● Students identify issues related to how information and communication technology supports collaboration, personal productivity, lifelong learning, and assistance for students with disabilities.

● Students identify and apply common productivity software features such as menus and toolbars to plan, create, and edit word- processing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.



Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

● Begins to classify materials by literary genre

● Connects ideas or topics to their own interests

● Identifies author, title, title page, illustrator, cover ,spine, publisher, place of publication and the copyright date of print and non-print materials 

Knows there is information on the book jacket that tells about the book

Understanding of copyright law 

Demonstrates understanding of plagiarism

Follows school guidelines related to acceptable use of technology

Can locate materials on library shelves by call number



5th Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



5th Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 2



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students know how to use basic input and output devices (including adaptive devices as needed); access network resources (e.g., printers, file servers); and use common peripherals (e.g., scanners, digital probes, digital cameras, and video projectors).

● Students discuss basic issues related to responsible use of technology and information, identify scenarios describing acceptable and unacceptable computer use, and describe personal consequences of inappropriate use. 

● Students identify a variety of media and formats to create and edit products (e.g. presentations, newsletters, Web pages, portable document format) that communicate syntheses of information and ideas from the curriculum to multiple audiences.

● Students describe steps for using common Web search engines and basic search functions of other technology resources to locate information, and guidelines for evaluating information from a variety of sources for its relevance to the curriculum.

● Students describe how to perform basic queries designed to process data and report results on assigned topics in the curriculum.

● Students know how to apply their knowledge of problem-solving tools to select appropriate technology tools and resources to solve a specific problem or make a decision.



Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

Can use on-line resources

Begins to determine possible print and/or non-print resources and select the most appropriate

Generates questions and practice different ways to locate and evaluate sources that provide needed information 

Knows reference sources are meant to be referred to, not read all the way  through

Distinguish between fact and opinion

Uses headings, subheadings, table of contents, index and glossary

Understands that information can be gather from a variety of sources

Can locate information using a variety of sources 

Respects different points of view and opinions


5th Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



5th Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 3



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students identify and know how to use menu options in application programs to develop text, graphic, spreadsheet, and Web documents; to save, print, format, add multimedia features; to store, access, and manage files; and to use dictionary, thesaurus, and spelling and grammar tools.

● Students identify basic software commands used to manage and maintain computer files on a hard drive, diskette, or CD-ROM; manage and maintain their files on a network; and know how to exchange files with other students and the teacher via network file sharing and e-mail attachments.

● Students identify software or technology-delivered access that is valuable to them, and describe how it improves their ability to communicate, be productive, or achieve personal goals.

● Students know procedures for importing and manipulating pictures, images, and charts in word- processing documents and spreadsheets, presentations, and other creative works.

● Students identify, record, and organize information on assigned topics in the curriculum by selecting and using appropriate information and communication technology tools and resources (e.g., slide show, timeline software, database, conceptual mapping). 




Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

Understands the purpose of the Dewey Decimal System

Understands the library’s organizational scheme and what main topics are included in each section

Student will identify different reference sources and select the most appropriate source of information

Uses text features and illustrations to decide which resources are best to use and why

Assess questions to determine which can be answered by simple facts, which cannot be answered, and which would lead to an inquiry

Understands that the electronic catalog is an index/database to the media center collection

Can use the electronic catalog to locate materials by keyword, author, title or subject

Can locate materials using call numbers on the electronic catalog

Student can present information gathered from the media center orally in a public setting


5th Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



5th Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 4



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students know proper keyboarding position and technique to touch-type using the correct hands for alphabetic, numeric, and special-purpose keys (e.g., arrow keys, escape key, backspace key, delete key, caps lock key, control key); and how to use these keys and the edit menu items to correct errors in a document.

● Students identify characteristics suggesting that the computer needs upgraded system or application software, virus detection software, or spam defense software to protect the information and functioning of the technology system.

● Students identify telecommunications tools (e.g., e- mail, online discussions, Web environments) and online resources for collaborative projects with other students inside and outside the classroom who are studying similar curriculum-related content.

● Students know how to select and use information and communication technology tools and resources to collect, organize, and evaluate information relevant to a real-world problem.



Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

Knows that parts of a book are listed on the electronic catalog (call number, publisher, place of publication, ect.)

Collaborates with other students to create and evaluate projects and information 

Presents, performs or shares a project

Evaluates their own work and others using rubrics

Recognizes the need for citing sources and begins to make simple bibliographies

 
 
 

Quarter 1



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students describe common purposes of technology use in daily life at home, school, and in the community (e.g., for learning, for finding information, for work, for entertainment).

● Students demonstrate proper care in use of the computer system hardware, software, peripherals, and storage media.

● Students know how to identify types of files by their icons and extensions; understand that particular file types are accessed through specific applications; and know how to use system menus to access particular files located in different folders and on a variety of internal and external media.

● Students identify cultural, and societal issues related to technology.

● Students know how to use technology resources (e.g., calculators, data collection probes, videos, educational software) for problem solving, self-directed learning, and extended learning activities.



Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

● Identifies author, title, title page, illustrator, cover ,spine, publisher, place of publication and the copyright date of print and non-print materials 

● Introduction to copyright law 

● Demonstrate understanding of plagiarism

● Follows school guidelines related to acceptable use of technology

● Can locate materials on library shelves by call number



4th Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



4th Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 2



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students describe purposes of specific input and output devices (e.g., digital cameras, scanners, video projectors, printers, file servers) and know how to use keyboarding and mousepad manipulation efficiently and effectively.

● Students associate words, symbols, and icons commonly found in the menus and toolbars of application programs (e.g., arrange, select, rotate, text box, Word Art, insert clip art, insert picture, line, rectangle, shapes, lines, line style, font color, line color, and fill color) with their functions.

● Students identify correct terminology for describing functions of technology application software (e.g., word processor, spreadsheet, database, graphing program, drawing program, concept-mapping software).

● Students identify uses for information and communication technology in daily life and discuss implications of ethical and unethical use of current technologies at school and in society.

● Students use or identify correct terminology to describe technology resources and search strategies for locating information in prepared content area databases.



Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

Understands that information can be gathered from a variety of sources

Can locate information using a variety of sources 

Respects different points of view and opinions

Is familiar with call numbers and their relation to the location of a book on the shelf

Can locate materials using call numbers

Understands that the Electronic Catalog is an index/database to the media center collection

Can use the Electronic Catalog to locate materials by keyword, author, title or subject

Can locate materials using call numbers on the Electronic Catalog


4th Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



4th Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 3



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students discuss types of skills that can be developed, information that can be located, and collaborations that can be initiated through use of technology.

● Students name general productivity tools and identify how the tools are most frequently used in their schoolwork and at home.

● Students identify, discuss, and use

multimedia terms, software tools, and design strategies (e.g., multimedia authoring, Web tools) to develop and communicate curriculum content.

● Students identify and discuss and why databases are widely used to collect and organize information in schools, government, business, and science.



Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

Knows the difference between the reference collection  and the regular collection

Can locate the reference collection

Knows reference sources are meant to be referred to, not read all the way  through

Uses headings, subheadings, table of contents, index and glossary

Presents information in alternative formats


4th Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



4th Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 4



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students know how to use both alphabetic and numeric keys (located above the alphabetic keys) by touch, using the correct finger of the correct hand to compose and edit a letter or brief report.

● Students identify technology resources (e.g., multimedia authoring, presentation software, Web tools, digital cameras, scanners) used in developing individual and collaborative writing and published knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom.

● Students know how to use telecommunications to access remote information, to communicate with others in support of direct and independent learning, and to pursue personal interests.

● Students know how to select appropriate technology tools and resources evaluating the accuracy, relevance, appropriateness, comprehensiveness, and bias of electronic information resources.

● Students know how to use spreadsheet software to examine, sort, and graph data and to apply functions and formulas to calculate.



Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

Will identify different reference sources and select the most appropriate source of information

Collaborates with other students to create and evaluate projects and information 

Presents, performs or shares a project

Evaluates their own work and others using rubrics

Recognizes the need for citing sources and begins to make simple bibliographies



 
 
 
 
 

3rd Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



3rd Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 1



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students identify characteristics that describe input devices and output devices and name some devices that can provide input and output.

● Students accurately identify common uses of technology found in daily life (at home and in the community).

● Students describe how to properly care for and use the computer system hardware, software, peripherals, and storage media.

● Students identify characteristics of computers that support multimedia (e.g., letters, sound, pictures, video) and the technology through which these are produced and displayed.

● Students discuss advantages and disadvantages of use of technology, and understand how lack of access to technology can affect a person’s access to information, learning opportunities, and future job prospects.

● Students identify a strategy for solving a problem or completing a task by applying information generated using technology tools and resources.



Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

Understands the general shelf arrangement of the media center

Asks a question about finding a book or locating information in a print or non-print source

Knows library books are shelved alphabetically using the author’s last name

Can follow circulation procedures


3rd Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



3rd Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 2



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students identify multimedia as a way to organize information and/or illustrate it in a presentation (e.g., draw and label a picture, type and illustrate a story or report, create a simple slide show); software for graphing as a way to gather, organize, and display numerical information; and access age-appropriate multimedia dictionaries and encyclopedias as resources for gathering information.

● Students describe consequences of irresponsible use of technology resources at home and at school.

● Students identify places in the community where one can access 

technology.

● Students know how to apply appropriate steps independently to access technology resources such as CD-ROMs (reference or educational software) and Web-based search engines to locate information on assigned topics in the curriculum.


Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

Can locate a call number on the spine of a book and on the bookshelf

Begins to use print and non-print reference materials

Continues to organize information using a variety of formats

Respects different points of view and opinions


3rd Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



3rd Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 3



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students recognize functions represented by symbols and icons commonly found in the drawing toolbars of application programs (e.g., arrange, select, rotate, text box, Word Art, insert clip art, insert picture, line, rectangle, shapes, lines, line style, font color, line color, and fill color).

● Students know how to use correct sitting, hand, and arm positions and fingering to type and edit a brief story or message employing the full alphabetic keyboard.

● Students identify the best type of productivity software to use for 

a certain task.

● Students know how to safely and securely use telecommunications tools to read, send, or post electronic messages to peers, experts, and family members.

● Students provide a logical rationale for choosing one type of hardware or software over another for completing a specific assigned task.

● Students know how to use technology resources to access information that can assist them in making informed decisions about everyday matters (e.g., which movie to see, time and location of entertainment, what product to buy, how to build a kite).




Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

● Identifies author, title, title page, illustrator, cover ,spine, publisher

● Can identify the table of contents (1.  Knows that an important part of the book is the table of contents, 2. knows that not every book has a Contents page, 3. knows that the Contents tells the reader how many chapters will be in the book and which page each chapter begins, and 4. knows that some fiction and nonfiction books have a Table of Contents), the index, and the glossary

● Begins to use the electronic library catalog

●       Begins to understand that information can be found in a variety of   

         sources and format


3rd Grade Media Objectives by Quarter


National Education Technology Standards (NETS)

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



3rd Grade MEDIA  OBJECTIVES


Quarter 4



Objectives to Meet NETS Standards

● Students know how to collaborate to plan, organize, develop, and orchestrate presentation of a multimedia slide show that communicates information and ideas to classmates (and possibly to family members and others).

● Students independently know how to use a variety of media to gather information and ideas relevant to curriculum, accurately summarize and illustrate the material, and effectively present the final information using a variety of media.

● Students independently know how to use existing common databases (e.g., library catalogs, online archives, electronic dictionaries, encyclopedias) to locate, sort, and interpret information on assigned topics in the curriculum.



Objectives to Meet AASL Standards

The student:

Knows that books on specific subjects may be located in the nonfiction section of the media center

Knows that there is information on the electronic library catalog that tells about the book

Collaborates with other students to create and evaluate projects and information 

Presents, performs or shares a project

Evaluates their own work and others using rubrics

Identifies the names of sources used