Literacy Information skills - Students will access and gather information effectively and efficiently. Students will be taught how to locate information from various sources (electronic catalogues, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and web sites online.)
Specific Standards:
Technology/Information Literacy Standards:

Literacy Information Skills

Connecting Curriculum and Technology
Basic operations and concepts

1. Use input devices (e.g., mouse, keyboard, remote control) and output devices (e.g., monitor, printer) to successfully operate computers, VCRs, audio tapes, and other technologies.

Connecting Curriculum and Technology,
Social, ethical, and human issues

1. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, family members, and others when using technology in the classroom.

Connecting Curriculum and Technology
Technology communications tools

2. Gather information and communicate with others using telecommunications, with support from teachers, family members, or student partners.

Information Literacy Standards

Library Science, Information Power
Information Literacy
1. The student who is information literate accesses information efficiently and effectively.

South Milwaukee Information and Technology Literacy Standards

Essential Standards and Benchmarks, Grade 2
Information and Inquiry

2.1. Locate information from preselected Internet sites and web pages.

Essential Standards and Benchmarks, Grade 3
Media and Technology

3.1. Identify and define basic computer terminology.

Essential Standards and Benchmarks, Grade 3
Information and Inquiry

3.12. Identify and use printed or electronic catalogs to access materials in the school
library media center.

3.14. Use an encyclopedia, dictionary, almanac, and atlas in print or electronic formats

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