Research Skills Teacher Resources
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Developing Research Skills for Elementary Learners
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 resources in the collection are intended for upper elementary, however, they can be tailored to meet the needs of younger elementary learners as well.
K - 5th
Research Writing: An Introduction for 4th Grade
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...
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Research Skills For High Schoolers: Going Beyond Google
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, recognize valid sources, and avoid common pitfalls to construct meaningful and insightful research projects.
9th - 12th
Research Skills: Information Retrieval and Evaluation
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...
7th - 12th
History Through the Spyglass: Developing Research Skills for Social Studies
Research everyday life of people living in British North America in the mid 1800s. Use this British North America history instructional activity to have students discuss resources to use for researching history. They will read about the...
Paper Workshop: Retrofitting Problem Statements
What happens when you're in the middle of a research paper and a new argument arises from the research? Young writers learn to retrofit their problem statements in the middle of the research process with a lesson focused on argumentative...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Performing and Presenting Research: 7th ELA Grade Common Core
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.
Innovative Research Skills for Middle School
No matter what technology is available to your middle schoolers, the basic tenets of research remain the same: analyzing primary and secondary documents, verifying the validity of sources, and citing sources properly. Explore a collection that includes in-depth explorations into student research theory as well as straightforward worksheets to facilitate a great research project. Additionally, you'll find some sample science, history, and language arts activities to get young researchers started.
6th - 8th