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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 instructional activity, 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 14 Views 56 Downloads
Research Process/Evaluate Reference Sources
In these research skills worksheets, learners 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 15 Views 12 Downloads
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
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 39 Views 115 Downloads
Beginning Biography Research
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.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 27 Views 191 Downloads
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 25 Views 66 Downloads
College Research Skills: Evaluating Reliable Online Sources
Students analyze Public Art in preparation for college discussion, research, and writing, and create their own artistic creations. In this art and college prep instructional activity, students develop an original research question to explore an art topic and complete key word searches online.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 55 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
Research Skills and Non-fiction Reading
Develop your students' research skills by using this primary source analysis lesson. They will view selected images and documents from the Library of Congress and analyze them in order to improve their research skills. Digital links and file resources are included.
6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 52 Downloads