1. Students Access Information
The student will access information by applying knowledge of the organization of libraries, print materials, digital media, and other sources.
1.1 Recognize the need for information
1.2 Formulate appropriate questions
1.3 Identify and locate a variety of resources online and in other formats using effective research strategies
1.4 Retrieve information in a timely, safe, and responsible manner
2. Students Evaluate Information
The student will evaluate and analyze information to determine appropriateness in addressing the scope of inquiry.
2.1 Determine relevance of information
2.2 Assess comprehensiveness, currency, credibility, authority, and accuracy of resources
2.3 Consider the need for additional information
3. Students Use Information
The student will organize, synthesize, create, and communicate information.
3.1 Demonstrate ethical, legal, and safe use of information in print, media, and digital resources
3.2 Draw conclusions and make informed decisions
3.3 Use information and technology creatively to answer a question, solve a problem, or enrich understanding
4. Students Integrate Information Literacy Skills into All Areas of Learning
The student will independently pursue information to become a life long learner.
4.1 Read widely and use various media for information, personal interest, and life long learning
4.2 Seek, produce, and share information
4.3 Appreciate and respond to creative expressions of information

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