Hampton School District Library and Media Learner Competencies for Grades K-8

Centre School Grades K-2 

By the end of second grade, students will be able to:

  • Understand how books are meant to be read.

  • Recognize and label parts of a book.

  • Read, understand and tell about fiction.

  • Tell the difference between fiction and nonfiction.

  • Ask and answer who, what, where, why and how questions to show understanding of a story.

  • Select books that allow them to make connections with themselves and the global community.

Marston School Grades 3-5 

By the end of fifth grade, students will be able to continue work on all of the above plus: Listen actively to texts. 

  • Read independently for pleasure and information. 

  • Show understanding of a text by asking questions, discussing it with classmates, and writing responses. 

  • Locate a diversity of texts in the library. 

  • Identify multiple genres of writing (e.g) mysteries, historical fiction, realistic fiction...

Hampton Academy Grades 6-8 

By the end of eighth grade, students will be able to continue work on all of the above plus:

  • Select books that foster connections between oneself and the global community.

  • Share reading experiences to build relationships with others.

  • Formulate questions, develop search strategies, and seek information from a wide variety of resources.

  • Consistently question and evaluate the validity and accuracy of information.

  • Ethically use information, technology, and media by respecting copyright, avoiding plagiarism, and following MLA citation guidelines.

  • Responsibly apply information, technology, and media to personalize learning. Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate, collaborate, and communicate information.