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46 resources with the keyterm Research Process

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Assessing Research Materials

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Teaching learners how to evaluate a research source is an important part of the research process. The fresh idea here is that groups first develop a list of reasons why resources should be evaluated, transform these reasons into...
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Protest Letter

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What a fantastic resource to guide youngsters in persuasive letter writing. They read a brief letter to the editor and answer question about the author's purpose, word choice, and structure. Next, scholars draft their own letter by...
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“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Writing

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Present third grade writers with clear learning objectives using this Common Core checklist. By phrasing each standard as I can statements, this document serves as an excellent resource for helping children further develop their writing...
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Citing Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using an online citation source, learners view how to properly identify the books, websites, and videos they use to complete projects. Since this process is a constant source of frustration for learners, this presentation can provide a...
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Grow Research by Reading Additional Texts

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Your young writers have their research questions formulated, but now how do they go about reading new texts and finding information with those questions in mind? This video conveys the importance of avoiding tunnel view while...
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Plagiarism: Avoiding Accidental Internet Plagiarism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Demonstrate how to cite information from Internet sources without plagiarizing. If your class is working on an Internet research paper, and you have observed learners cutting and pasting directly from the Internet, the activities and...
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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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Persuasive Arguments

For Students 4th - 6th
Examine persuasive writing using this informational excerpt about natural habitat conservation. Readers examine the headings of three paragraphs to determine their effect, then copy the first sentences of each. They use these topic...
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Plants: Report Planner

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Introduce your young learners to the basic research project. They explore plants using a three-page note-taking guide. On the first page, they write down things they would like to know about the topic and where they might look to find...
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Using a Dictionary

For Students 1st - 3rd
What can we find in a dictionary? Your scholars may be surprised to hear that it's more than just definitions. They explore this resource by finding word meanings, uses, and origins in this vocabulary worksheet. Learners look up five...
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Dictionaries

For Students K - 1st Standards
Introduce your budding readers to the dictionary. They read a brief introduction on dictionary features, observing pictures and examples of one-syllable words they could find in a dictionary. Using the word list, they determine which...
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Alphabetical Order

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
This is a vocabulary worksheet with a twist! Young elementary-schoolers put these 13 words into alphabetical order before finding their meanings, uses, and origins. They will need to use reference materials, and may need some help...
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Glossaries

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Explore text structure with a focus on the glossary feature in informational texts. Learners read a brief introduction before examining a glossary from a text about plants. They reference it while completing four comprehension questions....
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Bibliography Format

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover how to cite sources in this bibliography lesson. First, they discuss plagiarism and how to cite resources. Next, they use graphic organizers to write a research report. Finally, they use two resources and follow...
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Aquatic Roots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scientist use reference materials to research various local aquatic plants and or animals to find out whether they are natives or exotics. They investigate their impacts on people, other animals and the environment. Students...
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Focus: Writing a Brief Research Paper

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
If you are planning on working on a research paper in your class, take a look at this resource first. Starting off with information about plagiarism, the series of activities briefly described here should give your pupils a general idea...
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What is Plagiarism? Who Cares?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Who really cares if you plagiarize? Help your class recognize the importance of citing information correctly. Use this presentation to define plagiarism, citation, and common knowledge. Conscious and unintentional plagiarism are also...
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Understanding American Values

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Scholars read books and discuss emotions that lead up to the American Revolution. They also discuss vocabulary and use reference materials to research the Internet for causes and sentiment that led to the American Revolution.
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Olympic Shadow Boxes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a cool way to incorporate art and use reference materials. Learners use classroom reference materials such as almanacs, encyclopedias, and dictionaries to answer one of four questions, and then they use the information to create a...
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100 Questions

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Gather around to play a game! Middle and high schoolers answer questions (provided here) using various reference materials. Bring encyclopedias and other reference materials to class, as each group has limited Internet access! An answer...
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Research Integrity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students complete a variety of exercises as they explore the finding and citing of sources. They go online and evaluate the accuracy and usefulness of a website. They practice paraphrasing when taking notes. They examine plagiarism.
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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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Idea-Noun Definition: Source Searching

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A great idea for showing language arts pupils the universality of themes, even in the real world! Have class members choose an idea-noun (peace, justice, war, love, etc.) at the beginning of the year or semester. They complete weekly...
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Young Ones

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
This is the cutest reference materials activity ever! Researchers complete six sentences on baby animal names, continuing the pattern by writing five more sentences about other animals from their research. They use a thesaurus to look up...