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- Marshall, NC
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Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book or a multimedia project for an oral presentation. Multiple resources and reproducible materials are included.
But it's just a plate. Kids find out through art analysis and discussion that it's not just a plate, but the product of pottery skills passed down from generation to generation throughout the Pueblo community. After considering the skill and art of pottery, they interview a family member, take notes on their skill, and then compose an explanatory letter describing that skill to future generations.
Your secondary readers compare what they learn in Fannie Flagg's Alabama-based book Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe with the experiences of elderly Alabamans that they interview. (Pairing Flagg's book with Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is suggested as an extension.). Though the resource here is focused specifically on Alabama, you could find a reading that reflects life in your region and have your class interview senior citizens to compare real experiences in your area to those in the story. The whole class develops interview questions to ask. Collaborative groups then conduct interviews and produce a video presentation from their research.
An authentic and engaging way to practice literacy skills, this lesson calls for young language arts pupils to conduct interviews with classmates and family members. First, pupils watch as the teacher models the interview process with a brave class volunteer. Then they interview a partner using a clipboard and a teacher prepared form. Finally they take their clipboards home to collect information by interviewing family members which they will present at school.
Are hand sanitizers good for you? What about the environment? Research the science behind commonly used cold medicines. The class reads an article, creates a product poster, and conducts independent research on product claims made by medicine companies regarding cold medicines.
How do you write a career research paper? First, middle schoolers choose a career they want to research. They then gather information, develop a thesis statement, and cite sources MLA style. They are asked to explain their career paper to their parent and friends before submitting it for a final grade. What can they learn about their career choice?
Young historians interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources in this American Revolution lesson. They select topics from the time era that they are interested in researching. Additionally, they follow the provided directives to conduct research and write research papers on their topics.
For many emerging writers, essays are completed step-by-step. With the help of this lesson, learners will narrow down a topic, develop a thesis statement, develop a preliminary outline, conduct Internet research, and understand the process one goes through before writing an essay. Breaking the assignment into manageable chunks will really help your writers stay organized and focused!