Lesson Plans


We have Governor's School, Virtual Virginia, and SVCC classes in the Governor's School lab, classes in the ITV room, and classroom visits during the day.  Classrooms and students are welcome to use the library during those times. Please be respectful to the students using the library for classroom, resources, projects, or to find a great book to read. If you need any help at any time with resources or projects, please come to see me.  A permission slip is required from your teacher.  We are open from 8:00-3:30 every day.  I have first and second break hall duty as well as Governor's School and Spanish 1 proctor during 4th block.  If you cannot get a chance to come to the library, please send me an email.  I would love to assist you.  

 Information Retrieval Skills
*  The student will demonstrate proficiency in information gathering skills by locating and using information form a variety of sources such as directories, biographical sources, subject specific encyclopedias, literary criticism, and government documents.
*  The student will recognize databases as retrieval systems and use a database (EX:  a periodical database such as SIRS, InfoTrack, etc.( to locate information, reviewing the information in an entry for its relevance.

Information Literacy Skills:
*  The student will use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.    The student will integrate databases, spreadsheets, charts, and tables to create reports.
   The student will use available technological tools to expand and enhance understanding of ideas and concepts.

Reporting Category:  Demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts. 
Number of Items:  17
Standards of Learning:
8.5  The student will read and analyze a viariety of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry.
a) Explain the use of symbols and figurative language
b) Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support
c) Explain how authors use characters, conflict, point of view, voice, and tone to create meaning
d) Understgand the author's use of conventional elements and characteristics within a variety of genres
e) Compare and contrast the author's use of word choice, dialogue, form, rhyme, rhythm, and voice in different texts
f) Compare and contrast authos' styles
g) Identify and ask questions that clarify various viewpoints
h) Identify the main idea
i) Summarize text relating supporting details
j) Identify an author's organizational pattern using textual clues, such as transitional words and phrases
k) Identify cause and effect relationships
Content Area:
9.3  The student will read and analyze a variety of print material.
11.4  The student will read and analyze a variety of informational materials.