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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
"Conducting Research" is a short presentation that walks secondary students through steps for researching. Plagiarism, style, citing, and creating bibliographies are overviewed. While this is a short slide show, it would be useful to add your own slides to create a more robust presentation.
7th - 9th Language Arts 7 Views 1 Download
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
Conducting Internet Research
How do we know when a source is reliable and trustworthy? Conduct Internet research with your middle schoolers to determine what makes a reliable source. As Internet users search the web for their assigned material, they stop to assess whether the resource is worth reading.
5th - 8th Language Arts 20 Views 146 Downloads
Everyday People, Everyday Things
Who are the great artists of the past? Middle and high schoolers conduct research on an artist, living or deceased, and write a brief essay summarizing their life and work. The reproducibles mentioned in the summary and materials section are not included.
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Meet a Naturalist: Researching, Writing, Interviewing
Young scholars reach out into the community and learn about different environmental science careers in this inquiry-based lesson. Beginning with a short research assignment, children gain background knowledge about different environmental professions before contacting and interviewing local naturalists.
2nd - 5th Science 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Animal Research: A Multimedia Approach
Explore the animal kingdom from the safety your classroom. Intended to build on previous learning about ecosystems, this lesson involves students working in pairs to research their favorite animal and present their findings to the class. Though this resource includes only a very general procedural outline, it does provide key steps and considerations needed to support learners' success.
3rd - 6th Science 59 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Discovering Language Arts: Introduction to Research
Students research plants. In this researching lesson, students watch a video about the different ways to research a topic before writing about it. Students use the information gathered in this video to learn more about plants. Students also conduct observational research about plants.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 10 Views 21 Downloads
Ancient Greece Research
Sixth graders explore ancient Greece. In this ancient civilizations instructional activity, 6th graders research how ancient Greece influenced modern societies. Students prepare PowerPoint presentations to share their findings with their classmates.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Things Fall Apart: Research, Writing & Presentation Project
A great resource for your unit on Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart. Small groups conduct research about related topics (list included), write papers, present PowerPoint slide shows, and take a student-created test. Fill in a few gaps to support writing and presentation skills if you have grade-level writers.
9th - 11th Language Arts 9 Views 71 Downloads
Researching an Author
Students research works by a contemporary author of their choice, choosing one in particular upon which to focus, conducting research relating to that work. They create a brochure utilizing Microsoft Publisher then share their brochure in class presentation.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Conducting Research and Listing Sources
Fifth graders use the Internet for research, list their sources, gather information and take organized notes. In this conducting research lesson, 5th graders evaluate web sources, set up writing journals, write rough draft of given topic. Students review plagiarism guidelines.
5th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 2 Downloads
Lesson: Snake Handling
Are the studies of art and archeology connected? You bet they are! Young scholars research the ancient temples of Mexico by visiting an archaeology site. They describe the various temples they see, taking note of shapes, stairs, details, and ornamentation.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads
Organizing Internet Research
Explore technology by participating in a data collection activity. Your class identifies significant sources to research school topics, such as search engines and digital reference sites. They utilize a printed outline to form information into usable, organized facts.
1st - 5th 21st Century Skills 12 Views 79 Downloads
Students view and discuss a video segment to discover the importance of researching a topic before writing about it. They use the topic of plants to research information by looking through picture books and observing potted plants in the classroom.
K - 2nd Language Arts 6 Views 33 Downloads
It Ain't Necessarily So
Students examine characterization of African Americans in literature, popular culture, and opera. In this stereotypes lessons, students conduct research that requires them to analyze the origins and content of stereotypes perpetuated through media messages and how they translate into popular culture.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Oral History of the Skagit River Watershed
Have learners assess current farming techniques in their area with this valuable resource. They consider the impact of their local ecosystem, and research how Native American tribes used the land in the past. They go on Internet "expeditions," then use their findings to compose an expository research paper.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Learners refine their fieldwork skill by conducting interviews. From the position of an outsider, they conduct research and interviews. Student interviews are maintained as a part of a portfolio. Interview kits and assessment materials are included.
4th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 47 Downloads