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Multigenre Research Project
Students research influences on African American literature. They research someone who has influenced the development of African American literature and create a multi-genre research project. They create a photograph poem, character sketch, personal narrative or newspaper article, diary entry or letter, and cartoon, advertisement, or song.
9th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Polar Scientists: Polar Science
Research skills are extremely important and they can be linked to any subject. Get your class thinking about scientists that study the polar region, what they do, and how they get funded to continue their research. Each child uses a worksheet and the Internet to research five to ten different polar scientists.
3rd - 8th Science 58 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Intermediate 3: Narrowing a Search to Get the Best Results
Examine advanced filters and operators in depth. Class members try out even more filtering tools than they did in the beginning lesson and practice with operators, special symbols or words that affect search results, recognized by Google. Through the exercises and presentation, pupils experiment with narrowing their search by time, language, document type, specific words or site, and more.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Intermediate 4: Searching for Evidence for Research Tasks
Online resources take many forms: blogs, search engines, news websites, documents, wikis. In order to conduct effective research, pupils should become familiar with different formats so that they can more easily choose suitable sites for their information.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills 35 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How do you compose a solid conclusion paragraph? Beginning essay writers end their research paper with a conclusion paragraph created with the help of a graphic organizer. Designed for elementary learners, the activities could be modified to use with older learners.
4th - 8th Language Arts 43 Views 386 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Note-Taking: K.I.S.S. "Keep It Short and Simple"
Note-taking is an essential study skill, and it needs to be taught! In the context of a research project on energy sources, learners find multiple sources, evaluating, paraphrasing, and citing them correctly. Two lists with note-taking guidelines are attached.
4th - 6th Language Arts 90 Views 292 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Amazing Antarctic Trek
This resource provides two ways to engage learners in using latitude, longitude, and research skills. In pairs, or on their own, learners will locate several Antarctic regions on a map. They will write the name of the place and a few key details that describe the location.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Gather some information, print it onto sentence strips, and then have your class physically shuffle the cards to better understand the importance of organizational patterns in writing. Middle school learners examine information for a research topic, sort the information they found, and create a thoughtful organizational pattern.
7th - 10th Language Arts 19 Views 315 Downloads
Natural Resource Restoration Lesson Plan SAV (Submerged Aquatic Vegetation) Me!
Learners investigate the benefits of SAV (submerged aquatic vegetation) and reasons for a reduction in SAV in coastal ecosystems. They design a research project that could help restore SAV that has been depleted in the coastal habitat.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Learners determine the importance of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) and how it can be restored in coastal regions. Students describe causes for reduced SAV coverage in coastal ecosystem and discuss a research project that would help improve SAV restoration programs.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
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
Immigration Research Project
Students engage in a project that shows how the completion of a research project, on a subject such as immigration, leads to the increased understanding of the world around them. They utilize an outline imbedded in this plan to guide their research.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Freedom and You
Students research the American Revolution. In this Revolutionary War activity, students research facts about the American Revolution, write an expository essay, and peer edit for good content. The paper is suggested to be written after students have read the book, Rachel: A Mighty Big Imagining by Lyne Kositsky.
4th - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 39 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 16 Views 20 Downloads
Fifth graders demonstrate how to cite sources when writing a research paper. In this research writing activity, 5th graders view a demonstration on how to cite sources using an included graphic organizer. Students practice citing sources and use note cards to record information.
5th Language Arts 31 Views 72 Downloads
Learners investigate claims of medicinal plants found in the rain forest. In this research skills lesson, students examine the validity of Internet sources as they visit websites in search of information about rain forest plants that are used or could be used in medicines.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Person of the Century
Fifth graders complete research on a famous person chosen from a list complied by the teacher. They use note taking sheet/graphic organizer to help them determine the type of information to gather about their famous person. Students compose paragraphs based upon the various areas of their person's life.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads