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“Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.” Laura Bush


Students will understand that the online world can be a place that brings glory to God. They learn to evaluate the authenticity of information online and the importance of referencing. They build on their knowledge of cyber safety, discovering ways to stay safe online and becoming responsible Digital Citizens. Students continue to develop their research skills using online resources and websites. They will learn to understand how we can honour and respect God and others through our online and written communication and develop interest and skills in inquiring into the aesthetic aspects of texts and develop an informed appreciation of literature. 


  • 2 periods per cycle 


  • Library resources and their organisation, library online catalogue (Orbit and Oliver) 
  • Text types and their structure 
  • eBooks and Audiobooks 
  • Author and Illustrator study 
  • Research skills: locating, selecting, analysing, organising, creating and presenting 
  • Referencing and Bibliographies: APA 
  • Digital Literacy and Cyber Safety: eSmart Digital Licence 


  • Booklist items 


  • Class Activities 
  • Tests 

“Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do and whatever else you do, develop good judgement.” Proverbs 4:7 NLT