Library Scope and Sequence K-6
Stage 1

Kindergarten
Students will be able to:
  • Borrow and return books correctly (Lib)
  • Choose appropriate books to borrow (Lib)
  • Care for books correctly (Lib)
  • Return Junior Fiction books to shelves correctly using the colour system (Lib)
  • Begin to tell the difference between fiction and non-fiction books (story and information books) (Lib)
  • Demonstrates attentive listening (TES1.2)
  • Listen and follows one-step instructions (TES1.2)
  • Enjoy shared stories (RES1.5)
  • Read labels accompanying pictures (RES1.5)
  • Use illustrations to assist reading (RES1.5)
  • Talk about the information found in factual texts (RES1.5)
  • Retell information gained from texts (RES1.6)
  • Identify the main parts of a book and demonstrate knowledge of basic book conventions (RES1.6)
  • Talk about familiar written and visual texts (RES1.6)
  • Navigate through sections of computer software (RES1.6)
  • Name favourite books (RES1.7)
  • Name favourite authors and illustrators (RES1.7)
  • Use computer software to create texts (WES1.12)
-Write a simple sentence and illustrate.

Year 1

Students will be able to:
  • Choose appropriate books to borrow from Junior, Quick Read and Non-fiction sections (Lib)
  • Describe how Fiction books are organised alphabetically on the shelf (Lib)
  • Return Fiction books to shelves using the spine label (Lib)
  • Return Non-fiction books to the sorting shelves correctly using the coloured spine label in non-fiction (Lib)
  • Listen quietly to a range of texts being read and respond to the text (TS1.1)
  • Follow instructions on how to complete an activity (TS1.2)
  • Recall incidents and information from texts (RS1.5)
  • Interpret story illustrations (RS1.5)
  • Make connections between own knowledge and experience and information in texts (RS1.5)
  • Use different parts of a text to access information, eg title page, contents page (RS1.6)
  • Select reading material for a specific purpose (RS1.6)
  • Locate information from a variety of texts (RS1.6)
  • Differentiate between Fiction and Non-Fiction texts (RS1.7)
  • Identify the works of particular authors and illustrators (RS1.7)
  • Use a proforma with headings to scaffold text (WS1.9)
  • Choose appropriate words to label things such as drawings and objects (WS1.9)
  • Find pictures of words starting with known blends and label.
  • Compile an alphabet frieze
  • Capture action pictures with a digital camera and create a “verb” book.
  • Use a word processor to write a story to match a picture.
  • Create a slideshow retelling a favourite fairy tale.
    • Use computer software and web tools to create texts (WS1.12)


Term 1: Tooth Tally

Year 2

Students will be able to:
  • Choose appropriate books to borrow (Lib)
  • Return books to the sorting shelves correctly using the coloured spine label in non-fiction (Lib)
  • Listen quietly to a range of texts being read and respond to the text in various ways (TS1.1) (WS1.9)
  • Read and interpret graphs (RS1.6)
  • Follow instructions on how to complete an activity (TS1.2)
  • Use nominated websites or books to find information (RS1.5)
  • Use a number of sources for information (RS1.6)
  • Use different parts of a text to access information, eg title page, contents page, glossary, menu (RS1.6)
  • Find specific information in factual texts (RS1.5)
  • Identify and discuss main characters, setting, conflict and resolution of a story (RS1.7)
  • Differentiate between Fiction and Non-Fiction texts (RS1.7)
  • Identify the works of particular authors and illustrators (RS1.7)
  • Use a proforma with guided questions to scaffold text (WS1.9)
  • Use computer software and web tools to create multimedia texts (WS1.12)
Stage 2

Year 3

Students will be able to:
  • Choose appropriate books to borrow (PSS2.5)
  • Utilise Library Enquiry for locating resources using author, title, keyword, subject and series. (Lib)
  • Use the Dewey Decimal System colour code to locate and return resources to their sorting shelves (PSS2.5) (RS2.6)
  • Begin to use the Dewey Decimal System to locate resources (PSS2.5)(RS2.6)
  • Identify and describe the main character, setting, plot and theme of a story (RS2.5)
  • Locate and sort information on a topic from a variety of sources (RS2.6)
  • Use knowledge of alphabetical order to locate information in dictionaries, encyclopaedias and glossaries (RS2.6)
  • Use table of contents, menu, index, page numbers, headings and key words to find information (RS2.6)
  • Identify key words and phrases (RS2.6)
  • Recognise different styles of favourite authors (RS2.7)
  • Distinguish between fact and opinion (RS2.7)
  • Make statements about how visual texts enhance or detract from meaning (RS2.7)
  • Plan structure using proformas, with guide questions or headings (WS2.9)
  • Select and insert graphics or illustrations to enhance text meaning (WS2.12)
  • Use word processor for publishing.
  • Create an electronic book.
  • Uses cut and paste to restore a mixed up nursery rhyme to its correct sequence.
  • Uses copy and paste to add all verses of a repetitive rhyme e.g. 10 green bottles.
  • Create a wordle to emphasise the value of charcters or feelings in a narrative
  • Create find-a-words or crosswords using spelling words.
  • Log on to My Library catalogue to locate resources available in school library and through the virtual library
  • Log on to PRC website to locate PRC books using booklist search function
  • Enter data to PRC form as part of PRC challenge using library conventions: Author surname first and no article in fron of the title-(A, An, The)

Year 4

Students will be able to:
  • Choose appropriate books to borrow (PSS2.5)
  • Utilise Library Enquiry for locating resources using author, title, keyword, subject and series. (PSS2.5)
  • Use the Dewey Decimal System colour code to locate and return resources to their sorting shelves (PSS2.5) (RS2.6)
  • Use table of contents, menu, index, page numbers, headings and key words to find information (RS2.6)
  • Make brief, relevant notes, recording resources used (RS2.6)
  • Locate information from sources such as books, pictures, bookmarked sections of the Internet (RS2.6)
  • Distinguish between fact and opinion (RS2.7)
  • Recognise different styles of favourite authors (RS2.7)
  • Investigate and produce other forms of publishing e.g. slide shows, posters, multimedia (WS2.12)
  • Students have the opportunity to contribute to the school community through the library leaders program.(SSS2.8)
  • Use word processor for publishing.
  • Create an electronic book.
  • Uses cut and paste to restore a mixed up nursery rhyme to its correct sequence.
  • Uses copy and paste to add all verses of a repetitive rhyme e.g. 10 green bottles.
  • Create a wordle to emphasise the value of characters or feelings in a narrative
  • Create find-a-words or crosswords using spelling words.
  • Log on to My Library catalogue to locate resources available in school library and through the virtual library
  • Log on to PRC website to locate PRC books using booklist search function
  • Enter data to PRC form as part of PRC challenge using library conventions: Author surname first and no article in fron of the title-(A, An, The)
  • Create a blog post

Stage 3

Year 5
Students will be able to:
  • Choose books that they will enjoy using BLIPA strategy to borrow (RS3.6)
  • Compile a bibliography correctly (WS3.9)
  • Evaluate information for currency and appropriateness (RS3.6)
  • Understand and use the Dewey Decimal system (Lib)
  • Listen to more lengthy spoken texts, gleaning information, listening critically (TS3.2)
  • Enjoy more lengthy and challenging stories (RS3.5)
  • Know how to use a dictionary and thesaurus correctly (RS3.6)
  • Search “My Library” and find books of interest by genres, series, authors, titles, subjects
  • Modify the search terms to locate resources efficiently
  • Locate the books of interest on the shelves
  • Identify and locate resources e.g., through subject, author, keyword, title searches, encyclopaedias, CD-ROM’s, Internet (RS3.6)
  • Use the search function on the SBPS virtual library weblinks site (RS3.6)
  • Summarise key information (RS3.6)
  • Use computer software programs and web tools to format a variety of texts (WS3.12)
  • Format a page for a newspaper layout e.g. Header, footer, columns, pictures.
  • Create a choose your own adventure with multimedia software.
  • Create mind maps, venn diagrams and grids.
  • Publish class timetables.
  • Use the find and replace feature to change a known story e.g. Three Little Pigs to Three big Kangaroos.
  • Morph a photo and write a narrative to go with the illustration.
  • Log on to My Library catalogue to locate resources available in school library and through the virtual library
  • Log on to PRC website to locate PRC books using booklist search function
Enter data to PRC form as part of PRC challenge using library conventions: Author surname first and no article in from of the title-(A, An, The)

Year 6

Students will be able to:
  • Choose appropriate books to borrow (RS3.6)
  • Compile a bibliography correctly (WS3.9)
  • Be an independent user of the library (Lib)
  • Identify and interpret ideas, themes and issues in literary texts (RS3.5)
  • Identify a research topic and select relevant and accurate information (RS3.6)
  • Use several strategies for finding information in texts (RS3.6)
  • Record information from a variety of sources before writing (WS3.9)
  • Produce texts with attention to design, layout and graphics (WS3.9)
  • Use computer software programs and web tools to format a variety of texts (WS3.12)
  • Format a page for a newspaper layout e.g. Header, footer, columns, pictures.
  • Create a choose your own adventure with multimedia software.
  • Create mind maps, venn diagrams and grids.
  • Publish class timetables.
  • Use the find and replace feature to change a known story e.g. Three Little Pigs to Three big Kangaroos.
  • Morph a photo and write a narrative to go with the illustration.
  • Log on to My Library catalogue to locate resources available in school library and through the virtual library
  • Log on to PRC website to locate PRC books using booklist search function
  • Enter data to PRC form as part of PRC challenge using library conventions: Author surname first and no article in from of the title-(A, An, The)
Term 1: Learning activities
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