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Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
Meet a Naturalist: Researching, Writing, Interviewing
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars reach out into the community and learn about different environmental science careers in this inquiry-based instructional activity. Beginning with a short research assignment, children gain background knowledge about...
Creating Awareness through Action Oriented Writing and Research
8th CCSS: Designed
Middle schoolers aren't too young to feel strongly about politics, social issues, consumer rights, or environmental problems. Demonstrate the first steps toward social change with a project about action-oriented writing. Eighth graders...
Researching and Note-Taking: Becoming an Expert on a Colonial Trade
4th CCSS: Designed
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...
Researching and Note-Taking: Building Expertise About a Colonial Trade
4th CCSS: Designed
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...
Report on Research: New Study Finds High Rates of Fast Food and Soda Consumption Among California Teens
8th - 10th
Prior to writing a research paper, it is important to learn how to read and analyze informational texts. This worksheet includes a brief report, including data, on California teens' diets. Several readers' and writers' response questions...
Research Papers 1-2-3: Diagram, Outline, Publish
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Research paper writing challenges learners' ability to research, plan, organize, write, and revise. Detailed, step-by-step directions, color-coded models, and a series of templates guide class members through the entire process.
Inspiration: Research Papers 1-2-3: Diagram, Outline, Publish
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Bring research papers into the 21st century using this guide to Inspiration Software. Using a pre-made template, learners research and fill in various sections to organize their findings for the perfectly structured paper. They keep...
Research Allusions to Understand Author's Meaning
6 mins 7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Instead of skipping over unfamiliar allusions, effective readers conduct research to figure out what they mean. The video models how to find the layer of meaning provided by references by looking into one of the baseball tall tales...
Performing and Presenting Research: 7th ELA Grade Common Core
7th CCSS: Adaptable
The W.7.7, W.7.8, and W.7.9 Common Core standards revolve around conducting, gathering, and presenting research. Solid research skills will serve your students well across the disciplines throughout their academic, and perhaps professional, careers.
Discovering Life Below the Sea Floor: An Introduction to How Science Works and the Science Flowchart
6th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What is science and does it always look like the scientific method? The instructional activity follows a scientist as she conducts research to determine if she is doing science. It highlights the importance of creativity, invention, and...
Introducing Research Folders and Generating a Research Question
6th CCSS: Designed
Take the next step in the writing process with a lesson geared towards the completion of writing an evidence-based essay about a rule to live by as Bud did in Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. Pupils collaborate with their peers...