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Focus: Writing a Brief Research Paper
If you are planning on working on a research paper in your class, take a look at this resource first. Starting off with information about plagiarism, the series of activities briefly described here should give your pupils a general idea of how to write a research paper.
9th - 10th Language Arts 123 Views 151 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Brainstorming can be more than simply writing down a few ideas. Using the Inspiration Software program, learners visualize the process and learn about linking ideas to form logical relationships. Even without the program, there is still plenty to use here.
6th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 143 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Get to the Meat of the Topic
Students focus on narrowing topics in order to find an appropriate research topic for a research paper on meat. In this research skills activity, students brainstorm about meat, using various topics/subtopics of meat. Students access an online search engine to search meat and peruse subdivisions.
8th - 10th Health 4 Views 29 Downloads
Gather some information, print it onto sentence strips, and then have your class physically shuffle the cards to better understand the importance of organizational patterns in writing. Middle school learners examine information for a research topic, sort the information they found, and create a thoughtful organizational pattern.
7th - 10th Language Arts 18 Views 314 Downloads
Introduce your young writers to visual brainstorming. No matter the type of project, the provided templates will help class members generate and record ideas, organize information, and develop questions for further inquiry. The scripted plan includes templates, directions for the use of the software, models, and adaptations.
7th - 12th Language Arts 36 Views 65 Downloads CCSS: Designed
THE RESEARCH PAPER
Fifth graders complete a research paper with the conventions of either the MLA or APA formats. They survey a subject, select a topic, conduct research, develop a plan and write a research paper. In addition, a variety of resources are used to obtain the needed information to write the research paper.
5th Technology & Engineering 24 Views 66 Downloads
Beginner 4: Searching for Evidence for Research Tasks
Having a strong searching skill set can make a research project much easier and much for successful for pupils. Tackle finding evidence with the ideas included here. The ultimate goal is for class members to learn the stepping stones method, which will help them discover new information and probe more deeply into their research topic.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills 50 Views 77 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students analyze a graphic from an article and predict what the article might be about. After reading an article, they discover a journalist's experience of traveling across the United States to compare fast food restaurants. They brainstorm ideas for their own narrative and research the topic to write an article.
6th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 166 Downloads
The Research Process: A Dress Rehearsal
Tenth graders investigate how to conduct research without writing a research paper. In this research lesson, 10th graders work in groups to research one topic. Students break down their topic into smaller subjects and each member chooses a creative way to present their findings through an oral presentation or visual aids.
10th Language Arts 13 Views 56 Downloads
Select a Topic for an Argumentative Essay
How do you choose a topic for an argumentative essay? Support your young writers through this vital first step in crafting an argumentative essay as they construct a list of possible topics, free write, and then work to choose the topic with the most quality.
4 mins 5th - 7th Language Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
PowerPoint Research Reports
After brainstorming suitable subjects, fifth graders use the Internet to research a topic of interest, and create a PowerPoint presentation that serves as a visual aid to accompany a speech they make to the class. The activity presents class members with an opportunity to explore the features of PowerPoint.
5th Language Arts 14 Views 81 Downloads
Jump-Starting Research with Visual Thesaurus
Students navigate the Visual Thesaurus to find keywords for research. In this keywords lesson, students use synonyms, hypernyms and hyponyms to find keywords. Students understand why some searches are effective and some are ineffective.
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills 10 Views 61 Downloads
Assessing Research Materials
Teaching learners how to evaluate a research source is an important part of the research process. The fresh idea here is that groups first develop a list of reasons why resources should be evaluated, transform these reasons into criteria, use the criteria to develop a rubric, and then test their rubric against two resources (one reliable, one not).
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 35 Views 115 Downloads
New Review Research Project Embedded with Media Literacy
Here is a phenomenal language arts lesson plan on media literacy for your middle and high schoolers. In it, learners produce a research product in the form of a public service announcement (PSA). First, they view examples of these PSA's to get familiar with them.
6th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable