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Getting acquainted with a librarian and the research process
Students brainstorm ideas about a librarian and their responsiblities and abilities to assist them then they complete an assignment tracking form in class. They record and reflect on information seeking activity then discuss their fingins in class.
6th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 33 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
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 36 Views 115 Downloads
Credibility of Sources
Examine the research process and how to determine the credibility of sources. The class watches biographical and historical films before researching facts about the time period, events, and persona that are depicted in the films. This project culminates in a written and oral presentation.
11th Language Arts 15 Views 130 Downloads
The Power of the Written Word-The Diary of Anne Frank Research Project
Eighth graders research famous or infamous men who had great power over others during World War II using four types of sources of information: books, encyclopedias, newspaper or magazine articles, and the World Wide Web.
8th Language Arts 5 Views 117 Downloads
Ask a Librarian
Discuss how asking questions is a vital part of not only the research process, but the lifelong process of information literacy. Middle schoolers work in small groups and practice the skill of asking questions. Afterward, they complete an assigned worksheet.
6th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 101 Downloads
American Revolution: An Alternative History Book Study
Eighth graders use the Big6 research process to conduct research on key participants in the American Revolution including Patriots, Loyalists, and British Military figures. They read the novel Year of the Hangman by Gary Blackwood (or another alternative history novel).
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Does The Lab Coat Fit?
Students describe the steps in the research process and identify the three requirements for a true experiment. They define independent and dependent variables. They discuss the Agriscience Student of the Year award and list the five categories of participation in the FFA Agriscience Fair.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 2 Downloads
Research Process/Evaluate Reference Sources
In these research skills worksheets, students study and review the various images of research information sources. Students then decide which research source would be best to answer the questions about a research activity on the holidays.
6th - 7th Language Arts 12 Views 9 Downloads
The Research Process: A Dress Rehearsal
Ninth graders perform research in this unique form of a lesson. They use this time as practice for creating a formal research presentation. Students choose a topic and narrow it down and brainstorm ways to present the information found.
9th Science 3 Views 25 Downloads
Maintaining a Research Notebook During the Research Process
Pupils discover how to keep all of their research work in a notebook. This lesson shows students how to stay organized during the research process, as well as providing pupils with a graphic organizer for their work.
2nd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 41 Downloads