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Research Skills: Information Retrieval and Evaluation

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Focus on research skills, specifically identifying key words and concepts on a specific topic and evaluating information for relevance and authority. This is part of a multi-step lesson on Ancient Rome; however, it is useful for any...
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Conducting Research

For Teachers 7th - 9th
"Conducting Research" is a short presentation that walks secondary students through steps for researching. Plagiarism, style, citing, and creating bibliographies are overviewed. While this is a short slide show, it would be useful to add...
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Researching Skills: Researching on the Web

For Students 7th - 9th
How do researchers narrow their searches so that they get the most useful and accurate information available? This essential question is at the heart of the activities suggested by a research skills activity. Tips include how to craft...
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Test Your Research Skills - Things to do in London

For Students 5th - 7th
In this research skills learning exercise, students complete sentences by inserting names of places in London. A word bank of twenty words is given for twenty questions.
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Research Skills: Evaluating Information and Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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Test Your Research Skills - Spotlight on Derby, UK

For Students 6th - 8th
In this research skills worksheet, students answer ten multiple choice questions about the city of Derby in the UK. Questions refer to parts of the city and some history of the city.
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Research Skills and Non-fiction Reading

For Teachers 6th
Develop your students' research skills by using this primary source analysis lesson. They will view selected images and documents from the Library of Congress and analyze them in order to improve their research skills. Digital links and...
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Developing Research Skills for Elementary Learners

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Engage young learners in the research process. From how to use the Internet to perform searches, to investigating research topics and writing about them, this collection is sure to get beginning researchers on their way. Most of the...
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Research Writing: An Introduction for 4th Grade

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Writing a research paper has never been so easy! From choosing a topic to publishing the final draft, this presentation covers all the steps in between. Show this to your class in a single lesson, or cover it a few slides at a time as...
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Research Skills For High Schoolers: Going Beyond Google

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Now more than ever it is essential that 21st-century learners develop strong research skills. The resources in this collection are designed to teach high schoolers how to formulate a research question, use advanced search techniques,...
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Caravel: Research Skills

For Students 6th - 10th
In this research skills activity, learners research the 11 listed ship parts of a 15th century caravel. Students then draw and label a caravel.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
Focusing on a specific inquiry and area of investigation, ninth graders continue their research projects and portfolios based on Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation and their own questions. The lesson guides readers through the...
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Two Truths and a Lie: Internet Research Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's tough for high schoolers to assess what is a credible resource and what is not. A helpful resource prompts class members to research a particular topic and record two facts—and create one lie—while documenting the sources. They then...
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Research Process

For Students 5th - 7th
In these research skills worksheets, students use the description of the research process to answer the questions about researching.
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Research Process/Evaluate Reference Sources

For Students 6th - 7th
In these research skills worksheets, students study and review the various images of research information sources. Students then decide which research source would be best to answer the questions about a research activity on the holidays.
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Lesson: More Than Meets the Eye

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Older learners analyze a controversial painting entitled The Cutting Scene, Mandan O-kee-pa Ceremony 1832. They use the issues raised in the image to construct debate arguments questioning if the artist's painting exploits Native...
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Credibility of Sources

For Teachers 11th Standards
Examine the research process and how to determine the credibility of sources. The class watches biographical and historical films before researching facts about the time period, events, and persona that are depicted in the films. This...
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History Through the Spyglass: Developing Research Skills for Social Studies

For Teachers 8th
Research everyday life of people living in British North America in the mid 1800s. Use this British North America history lesson to have students discuss resources to use for researching history. They will read about the Hensley Horror,...
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Test Your Research Skills- More Interesting Place Names in England, Scotland, and Wales

For Students 4th - 5th
In this research skills worksheet, students examine a list of names of 20 towns and villages in England, Scotland, and Wales. They use an atlas of Great Britain to find any fake names and place a mark in the box next to it.
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4th Grade Animal Report

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Congratulations, your students have just been hired as zookeepers at the San Diego Zoo! Their first job is to help set up new exhibits by researching and giving a presentation about different animals. Provide each young researcher with...
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Guild Hall

For Teachers 8th - 12th
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...
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Research Skills and Exercises

For Students 9th - 11th
In this grammar worksheet, students rewrite five sentences to eliminate the striking or catchy language and rewrite three student paraphrases to make each one grammatically correct.
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Reference and Research Skills

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Introduce young travelers to the wide range of reference sources available on the Internet with a project-based lesson that asks them to find and evaluate information about tourist destinations.
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Test Your Research Skills: Fears and Phobias

For Students 5th - 6th
In this research skills worksheet, students use the Internet or other research sources to define 15 names of fears or phobias. Students write the definition next to each word.