The Holy Trinity Library (Media Center) provides students with a wide range of books and materials. Students learn library and research skills as well as the joy of reading.
Students will be able to:
- Experience read alouds, class discussions, and small group discussions.
- Focus on comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency
- Learn various library skills.
- Use the Dewey Decimal System
- Use computer research programs
- Understand the organization of the library in order to find materials
- Learn how to distinguish and understand different genres
- Learn how to use classification systems
- Learn how to use books for research as well as recreation
- Learn how to access and utilize all of the library’s resources.
- Learn how to organize, evaluate, and communicate information.
- Participate in lessons that correlate with the classroom teachers’ academic focus
- For example: If the 2nd grade students are learning about wildlife, the library teacher might read a short story that relates to that and have the students do a corresponding activity.
- Participate in lessons that correlate with religious holidays
- For example: During the Christmas season, the library teacher might read a short story about the birth of Jesus and have students do a corresponding activity.
***All of the above will vary by grade level. For example:
- Kindergarten and 1st grade students will learn how to put books on a shelf correctly and work with alphabetical order.
- 2nd and 3rd grade students will work with alphabetical order and the Dewey Decimal System.
- 4th and 5th graders will work with the Dewey Decimal System as well as learn research skills and strategies.