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Digital Literacy and Computer Science (2018) Grade(s): 5


Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

Unpacked Content


Students know:
  • information to research questions can be obtained from digital sources.
  • resources to organize information.
  • resources to present or share with others.


Students are able to:
  • create a list of keywords or phrases to enter into a search engine and/or database such as Alabama Virtual Library.
  • use advanced search techniques to search by file type, dates, and specific domains.
  • organize information.
  • share information by creating a digital resource.


Students understand that:
  • information can be located from a digital source to answer research questions.
  • information can be organzied and shared by creating a digital resource.


  • curate
  • keyword
  • search engine
  • database