Elementary Examples of Collaboration
Collaboration Plans and ProjectsOSLIS pilots together with teachers at their schools have created powerful projects that teach critical information-literacy skills while at the same time addressing staff development and the curriculum needs of Oregon students. Click the links below to see example collaboration plans and staff and student projects (Rich Text Format). Feel free to adapt these materials for use in your own school.
- Role of the Library Media Specialist as a Collaborator by Nancy Powell (PDF - 279 KB)
- Steps to Collaborative Teaching (PDF - 67 KB)
Reprinted by permission of Wisconsin Library Association from "Steps to Collaborative Teaching," Rhonda Butt and Christine Jameson, Linking Wisconsin's School Libraries and Classrooms: A Guide for Integrating Information and Technology Literacy, pp. 19-32 © 2000 Wisconsin Library Association.
JoAnn Klassen, Cedaroak Park School, West Linn-Wilsonville SD
Collaboration Plan (joann_plan.rtf)
Jan Peterson-Terjeson, Pendleton SD
Caldecott Award Medal Books Worksheet (caldecott.rtf)
Newbery Award Medal Books Worksheet (newbery.rtf)
Author Research Worksheet (author_reserch.rtf)
Literature Learning Ladders 6 Steps to Great Literature-Technology Connections
Practice Searching with Boolean Operators Activity (practice_srch.rtf)
Truncation and Boolean Operators Activity (trunc_and_bool.rtf)
Grade 3 - Our Solar System: Planets Lesson and Worksheets (lp_solarsystem.rtf)
Grades 3/4 - All in an Astronaut's Day Lesson and Worksheets (lp_astronaut2.rtf)
Grade 5 - Adopt-A-State Packet Research Unit (adopt_a_state.rtf)
Char Wisely, Abraham Lincoln School, Medford SD
Grade 4 - Oregon Trail Research Report (gr4_ore_trail.rtf)
Grade 5 - Explorers Research Report (gr5_explorers.rtf)
Grade 6 - Social Studies Research Report: Aztec, Inca, and Maya (gr6_socstudies.rtf)
Grade 4 Science Research on "simple machines" incorporating various technologies.