Collaboration examples and ideas.

Collaboration Plans and Projects

OSLIS 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.


About Collaboration

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.

Collaboration Rubric


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)

        Related Resource:

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)


Other Examples:

Grade 4 Science Research on "simple machines" incorporating various technologies.