Curriculum Connection
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Dive into a deep archive of curriculum resources to help you bolster your students' learning in the library. SLC's Curriculum Connection page houses lesson plans and activities written by librarians for librarians to help you engage students, address standards, collaborate with teachers, and continue evolving your practice. Learn best practices and strategies for teaching in the library. Click on "Read More" for access to the lesson plans around this month's theme, and use the search bar below to find ready-to-go and easily adapted activities to use in your library, no matter the subject, grade levels, or theme you're addressing with your students today.
Elementary School
Librarians Claiming Their Spot on the Elementary School Field Trip
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There might not be anything more fun or more memorable than a good field trip in elementary school. Whether a field trip is an established tradition or a new adventure, librarians can find a role to play to enhance the experience for students.

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There might not be anything more fun or more memorable than a good field trip in elementary school. Whether a field trip is an established tradition or a new adventure, librarians can find a role to play to enhance the experience for students.

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Middle & High School
Using Evidence Effectively
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Instructors have read far too many research essays in which students found an insightful quotation or nugget of information from an outside source, dropped that nugget into one of their paragraphs… and then left it there untouched, hoping that readers will just intuitively know why it's relevant. Classroom teachers and librarians agree: it's not enough to teach students how to conduct effective research—we also need to help them learn what to do with all that great material once they find it. This video for students and its accompanying lesson plan give them a head start.

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Instructors have read far too many research essays in which students found an insightful quotation or nugget of information from an outside source, dropped that nugget into one of their paragraphs… and then left it there untouched, hoping that readers will just intuitively know why it's relevant. Classroom teachers and librarians agree: it's not enough to teach students how to conduct effective research—we also need to help them learn what to do with all that great material once they find it. This video for students and its accompanying lesson plan give them a head start.

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