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While this focuses on Ancient Rome, the objectives are improved research and information evaluation skills. In one class period, class members narrow their topic, research it, select the best information, log useful sources, and discuss their process for selecting information. No final product, assessment, or rubric are included.
Help, I need advice! Use the popular advice columnist Agony Aunt to get your learners to understand the difference between skimming and scanning. Then provide them with questions specific to the article they read, and have them identify which reading strategy they are using.