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Digging Up Artifacts On Line
Why is it important to preserve historical documents and artifacts? Examine the role of primary source documents and the availability of these documents on the Internet. Middle and high schoolers write a journal about the nature of artifacts, evaluate a primary source document and its historical significance, and conduct a brief online research project related to a historical event.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 177 Downloads
Let Me Tell You About Oregon
Using Oregon as the focus, this instructional activity requires learners to produce a lengthy and detailed research project using presentation software. After they have completed their research, they give a speech to share their information with the class.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 7 Downloads
Ancient Egyptian Living Museum
Middle schoolers research Ancient Egypt. In this Ancient Egypt lesson, students work in groups to research topics in Egyptian life. They write a research paper and create a living history museum with costumes, props, and backdrops.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Hamlet Research Paper: Find, Evaluate, and Select Appropriate Research Sources
Help young researchers find credible sources online. Modeling with a Google search for information about Shakespeare’s Macbeth, use a computer projector or Smart Board to show class members how weak the top three search results are.
11th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 22 Downloads
Research a Poet and Explicate a Poem by that Poet
Using your school's media center, internet research, and a SMART board, 7th graders research a chosen poet and write a research report. Additionally, 7th graders explicate one poem by the poet within their report. Several resource links are provided for your convenience, as well as two worksheets about the research project.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Plagiarism: Avoiding Accidental Internet Plagiarism
Demonstrate how to cite information from Internet sources without plagiarizing. If your class is working on an Internet research paper, and you have observed learners cutting and pasting directly from the Internet, the activities and methods involved here should help your class understand how to properly cite and paraphrase research.
9th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 75 Downloads
Understanding Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Third graders explore civil rights by researching the late Dr. King. In this African American leader lesson, 3rd graders read the book Martin's Big Words which explore the foundation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s principals and idealism.
3rd Social Studies & History 13 Views 51 Downloads
Pupils complete various activities to investigate growing apples. They examine words related to apple growth and write the words on apple shapes. They also take a vocabulary quiz and complete an apple concentration game. Next, they watch a PowerPoint presentation and research the science of growing apples using the given links.
5th - 7th Science 4 Views 168 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 25 Views 190 Downloads
Learners research the five major sub disciplines of oceanography. They, in groups, list questions that each type of oceanographer would pose for a research project, then describe three research projects, and the type of oceanographer involved.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 27 Downloads
International Research Project and Feast
Students research countries around the world. They develop and write a research paper that includes maps, photographs, and diagrams. They describe the culture, society, economy, religious beliefs, government structure, and history of their chosen country.
5th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 64 Downloads
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
Balanced Literacy Project
Fourth graders review all the materials they've studied about the rain forest and begin to organize their research paper by choosing a topic. They begin by rereading the introductory book, "The Great Kapok Tree," by Lynne Cherry as well as work on a graphic organizer for the beginning of their research paper.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Making a Video Critique of an Information Source
High schoolers critique information sources used for a research paper. In this language arts lesson, students learn to identify and critique sources used for research purposes. Their critiques are video recorded and shown before the class.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
The AP English Language and Composition Research Paper
Considering a research paper assignment for your AP English Language and Composition class? Here’s a resource that details the expectations for such an assignment and includes a handy process checklist. Spreading out the due dates for the various steps permits you to check on student progress and identify those who need extra assistance.
11th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads