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The bibliography is an exacting document which is very confusing for most students. This presentation does a credible job of introducing the biliography and showing writers how to properly construct entries in bibliographies for reports they write. The instructions and examples are clear and well-written. Highly recommened for any teacher looking to tackle this subject.
How do you cite an online resource? Discover the special challenges involved in citing Internet sources. Young writers explore the components of a correct bibliography and create bibliography citations for online newspapers, magazine articles, professional sites, and reference sites. Everyone needs to know how to cite information correctly.
Students, using the Internet, communicate with peers around the world about winter-themed books. They study authors, write book reviews, re-write endings, interview book characters, create scene dioramas, paint murals, and write character sketches among other activities. Students develop an appreciation of literature and the works of students from other schools.
Students read four or more books. They make predictions before reading, complete a picture walk, read in partners and complete graphic organizers. Various graphic organizers are provided in English and Spanish.
Students read an excerpt from the book Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff. They answer provided questions for group discussion along themes such as family, belonging, and anger. Assignment suggestions included for math, social studies, careers, et based on reading.
Energize your math class! They will use the story problem process to solve math riddle problems. They compute and solve problems involving addition and subtraction of 3- and 4- digit numbers and basic facts of multiplication and division using information from math stories. Recommended books are given along with extensions/modifications.
Students explore the cultural importance of Native American masks. In this indigenous cultures lesson, students are first introduced to the tribal groups of the Northwest and how they used masks for medicine, religion, and entertainment. Student will then research, discuss, and construct their own masks. This lesson includes an extension, rubric, and multiple web resources.
Digital pictures from a field trip to the zoo launch a research unit for 3rd through 6th graders. Over 6 weeks, your young researchers develop skills at locating information from various resources -- with keyword searches, in magazines and books. They conduct research, take notes, compile bibliographies, and create a book to present their knowledge. Instead of lectures as listed, I'd prepare hands-on activities to get them moving in the library and on the internet.
Sixth graders read the novel Treasure Island and research piracy via three different sources including the internet, books and encyclopedias. They then complete a "mini-project" on a selected topic and prepare a detailed bibliography.
Students write letter of introduction to their Kindergarten book buddies, obtain children's books from library, visit Kindergarten students' classroom at time(s) specified by teachers, read stories to children, and write reflection pieces about their experience.
Students explore the Civil War. Using computer technology, they create informational flash cards about the Civil War. Students use artwork to depict Civil War activities. They examine topics such as battles, leaders, tactics, prisoner of war camps, and uniforms. Students write a bibliography to accompany their cards.
Have your class read texts on a specific famous person using a Student Encyclopedia. They will learn to use basic research skills to answer questions about their famous person, take notes, and learn how to cite sources to complete a simple bibliography. Note: There is an extension to write a short report available.
Sixth graders examine the use of slavery in the United States. Using a map, they draw the route of the Tecora and Amistad voyages. Individually, they write an essay describing their opinions on whether the Africans on the ships should be able to go free. They write a journal entry role-playing as someone on the ships and re-write one of the books in the form of a cartoon or children's book to end the lesson.
Use an alternative setting for pregnant teens and young mothers, as well as special education children to examine environmental topics through literature. Included in this unit is a visit to neighborhood libraries to select children's books on the environment. Through reading and research, learners work together to create an original book.
Students analyze what makes a hero in The Lord of the Rings, Book Six. They discuss the characters and the aspects of their behaviors that make them heroes and write essays regarding the climax and heroic gestures of a character. After writing their essays, they research a deceased historical figure and write a tribute for the figure's tombstone.
Students design a habitat for an arthropod. In this organisms lesson, students read the book, A House is a House For Me. Students find an arthropod and create a terrarium.
Create 21st century learners by utilizing technology and library databases. Scholars explore the concept of comic books as literature and create a superhero who could uniquely solve a 21st century global issue. Databases such as SIRS are used to research and comics are posted to a class wiki.
Students use puppets and plays to examine the role of African Americans throughout history. After being read a story by a puppet, they respond to each one in writing. Individually, they write a story about a place they have wanted to visit along with their feelings. To end the instructional activity, they make their own doll based on a character in a book and share it with the class.
Students read in class the novel The Adventures of Tom Sayer by Mark Twain. They can choose to find song lyrics from any artist that they feel define one of the characters in the book, illustrate a scene from the book or create their own dictionary with words from the novel.
Students research the migration of monarch butterflies. In this monarch butterfly lesson, students read the book Buddy Butterfly and His Cousin. Students use a map of North America to trace the migration of the butterfly.