Research Teacher Resources
Planning a project or just looking for resources to stregthen online and offline search skills? Your own research can come to an end right here!
Showing 41 - 60 of 5,844 resources
Researching and Note-Taking: Becoming an Expert on a Colonial Trade
Fourth graders work in small groups to become experts on different colonial trades in the eighth lesson of this unit. Working toward the long-term goal of writing a piece of historical fiction, young scholars read informational texts and work collaboratively to take notes on terms related to their specific trade.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 102 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Researching and Note-Taking: Building Expertise About a Colonial Trade
Building on the previous lesson in this unit on colonial trade, the ninth lesson has young experts continuing their research and writing summaries of the information they find. To begin, children participate in guided practice where they read and summarize an informational text as a whole class, learning to focus on the question words who, what, where, when, and why.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 59 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Researching and Writing
Designed for teachers, this resource identifies problems learners face when attempting a research project and approaches instructors can use to help their class members overcome these obstacles. Suggestions are included for how to help researchers narrow the focus of their search, make sense of data found, and craft rational, organized arguments.
11th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Eighth graders explore reference materials and then complete a research project. In this research project lesson, 8th graders choose the best reference source to use. Students learn to correctly site sources for their project. Students add their research information to a class wiki.
8th 21st Century Skills 20 Views 17 Downloads
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.
11th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 243 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Research Paper: Editing Worksheet
Use this detailed and thorough editing checklist for your juniors and seniors to peer edit research papers. It is directed specifically at biographical studies they conducted about authors, but you could easily adapt it for other writing projects.
10th - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 77 Downloads
Composition of Research Paper
After a study of the different parts of a research paper (e.g. intro, main ideas, body, conclusion, etc.), class members employ Internet research to correctly format their papers. They then review their peers' working using the 6+1 writing rubric.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 57 Downloads
Notable West Virginian Research Project
What do Pearl S. Buck, Stonewall Jackson, and Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. have in common? Why, they are all famous West Virginians, of course. Researchers visit the Famous West Virginians website and select an individual to use as the focus of an extended project.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 3 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 29 Views 192 Downloads
New Review WWI Video Research Project
Give your creative young historians the opportunity to become engrossed in a World War I topic and to express what they've learned by designing a commercial or movie trailer that garners the interest of their classmates.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a instructional activity series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in actual emergency situations.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 65 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Agriculture It Doesn't Just Happen
After reading an informational text on the Agricultural Research Service (key vocabulary words are pre-selected and defined), learners research the role of the ARS in Oklahoma. Using reputable online sources, they label a map of the state (included) with relevant areas.
6th - 8th Science 29 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Incorporate a research project into your study of Shakespeare and the Renaissance Period. Class members assume the role of an apprentice seeking membership in one of the various guilds that existed during the Renaissance period. After researching a guild in which they are interested, young apprentices present information on, and an artifact from, their guild.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
What Do You Think? Analyzing Points of View About an Issue
"How might multiple perspectives of standardized testing impact me as a student?" is an example of an essential question that a researcher might use as a basis for this lesson on how to research and present a written stance on a controversial issue.
9th - 10th Language Arts 17 Views 21 Downloads
Exploring Career Options
Get those kids brainstorming about the types of jobs or careers they'd love to have. Then have them dive into a career-focused research project. Pupils take an interest survey, discuss career clusters, then work through the provided worksheets to start researching a potential career.
9th - 12th Language Arts 164 Views 330 Downloads
Reading and Taking Notes on Colonial Trades
In the tenth lesson of this unit, young scholars learn to categorize information as they continue researching their colonial trade. During guided practice, the teacher models how to read informational text slowly while sorting the information into short bulleted notes.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 60 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 3 Downloads