Standards and Benchmarks for Information Literacy were met through the following high school classes:
Grade
Standard 1: Inquiry Process
Standard 2: Ethical Use
Standard 3: Independent Learning
Standard 4: Media/Technologies

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Asian Studies (Shepherd) SIRS database: approp. keyword, topic/subject,adv searches; edit/find; session save; reference sources

Health (Simpson): websites on body image

Drama (Rich): using picture books & websites to help design theatre sets; converting fairy tales to puppet shows
SIRS citations
English (Menton): poetry and short stories
Health (Simpson): media literacy unit; interpreting & evaluating online ads

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World History (Smith) OPAC; reference sources,

Psychology (Shepherd) using SIRS (search terms and types; saving; related links; evaluating sources.

HS ESL (Sicard) using reference sources; paraphrasing
World History: MLA citation style

Psych: SIRS citations

HS ESL: MLA citations using Noodletools Adv.
English (Menton)
Novels


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English (Bawden); literature reference sources; how to use databases incl. SIRS; Britannica Adv. and EBSCO Literary Reference Center

History (Munro): finding, evaluating and using reference and non-fiction sources; using academic directories;
English: SIRS, EBSCO & Britannica citation info. Turnitin.com
English (Menton): book talks on novels for individual choice


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English (Bawden
):




IB1 (Extended Essay)
Topic selection: IB criteria; idea generation strategies; using a criterion matrix to evaluate topics; research question & thesis statement clarification; referral to previous topics/papers

Developing a Research Plan to guide research; developing & refining outline with topics and sub-topics; matching notes to outline; meeting deadlines

Finding & evaluating sources: evaluation guides for trad. and online sources; using OPAC, databases, reference sources, academic directories, advanced web searches; different search engines; "deep web" sources

Information Gathering: gaining overview; gaining understanding at a deeper level; variety of data collection tools; keeping track of sources; noting personal reflections on information found

Synthesis: analyzing information; formulating own interpretation supported by research; using reflections to formulate analysis

Writing paper: format; style/tone; logical development of thesis; using academic language;
Academic Honesty: philosophy and school policy

Plagiarism recognition:what it is, how to paraphrase and cite

MLA citation style

Creating and updating bibliography on Noodletools

Noting sources on data collection tools

When & how to use direct quotes

Turnitin.com
Met with individual students to refine topics and locate appropriate sources or acquire same