Teaching Elementary Information Literacy Skills with the Big6 (TM)
This book is a terrific new addition to the Big6 line! Rich with ideas and applications, this volume is a comprehensive guide for using the Big6 in elementary schools. * This current, up-to-date resource has everything needed to apply the Big6 to the elementary curriculum * Includes strategies and lessons never published before * Learn how the Big6 coordinates with reader's and writer's workshops Written by a Big6 practitioner and trainer, the book includes strategies and lessons not included in other Big6 books. It is designed to provide a roadmap for both teachers who are just learning to apply the Big6 strategies to veteran Big6 users. Use the book to make the information literacy process meaningful and exciting to all elementary students and watch students learn to solve real life problems.
- Paperback | 300 pages
- 215.9 x 279.4 x 20.32mm | 748.42g
- 15 Oct 2008
- Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
- Worthington, United States
"This guide for teachers and library media specialists describes how to use the Big6 problem solving process in teaching information literacy skills in elementary classrooms. It covers how to make sure students know what they are learning and why they are leaning it; the relationship between Big6 problem solving and information available from research; strategies for teaching each Big6 step (task definition, information seeking strategies, location and access, use of information, synthesis, and evaluation); and activities for integrating the process into existing classroom activities and content in math, science, and social studies. Lesson plans are included. Needham, a certified Big6 trainer, is an educator who has experience as a high school business education teacher and elementary librarian." - Reference & Research Book News
About Joyce Needham
Joyce Needham is a teacher and library media specialist from Nixa, MO.