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66 resources with the keyterm Research Process

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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...
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European Database Learning to Sort Using Access

For Teachers 6th
Polish the searching skills of your sixth grade class. Focus on technology and using a database to locate and sort information. The teacher demonstrates how to use the Access database, freeze a field, and open a file. New users practice...
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Reading Cuisine: Lesson 6 Is Number 6 Of 16 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This is your typical citation how-to lesson, but the guide included is worth printing! It includes the rules for citing books and articles within a text, and it shows what a works-cited page should look like. Consider including an...
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How Was Coal Formed?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Geology can be a lot of fun. Learners review geology related vocabulary, make flashcards, use encyclopedias to answer questions, then explore the formation of coal. They identify dates and order them into key time frames of geologic...
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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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Around the World At 30o North Latitude

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Reinforce the use of an atlas and reference materials with writers. They discover how geographic location can make living easier or harder. They draw an assigned journey on a map, categorize survival needs, and prioritize options during...
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Citing Sources

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Practice citation skills with this activity, which takes learners to the Library/Media center. There, they will view a Powerpoint presentation and practice collecting data in both print and non-print sources. All necessary materials are...
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Ocean Exploration Research

For Teachers 3rd
There is a step-by-step process to conducting organized research. Introduce your students to the fascinating life of ocean animals through focused research. Students use a graphic organizer, Internet, and reference materials to organize...
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Rain Forest Research

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the Rain Forest. In this research lesson, 2nd graders go online to gather information about Rain Forest animals. Students print and use the information to write about the many parts of the Rain Forest. Students are...
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Citing Sources

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders demonstrate how to cite sources when writing a research paper. In this research writing lesson plan, 5th graders view a demonstration on how to cite sources using an included graphic organizer. Students practice citing...
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Reference Skills

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students participate in an online scavenger hunt using the parts of a book to locate information. In this reference materials lesson, students locate the title, subtitle, table of contents and glossary. Students then create their own...
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Fifth Grade Language

For Teachers 5th
In this language arts worksheet, 5th graders complete multiple choice questions about punctuation, parts of speech, research process and more. Students complete 25 questions.
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Guide Words

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate guide words. In this library lesson, 3rd graders investigate guide words in reference materials and complete an alphabetizing worksheet.
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Animal Diaries

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students read Diary of a Worm by Foreen Cronin. For this journal writing lesson, students research an animal and write a diary by their animal. Students apply the research they've completed in their writings. Students share their...
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Research Paper

For Teachers 11th
An outline for a research paper assignment lists the expectations, grading rubric, and due dates for an extended research writing project.
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"How I Will Change the World": Extending Essays with Sources

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Middle or high schoolers write an essay using a minimum of three sources. Use this plan to specifically addresses the topic, "How I Will Change the World", but the instructional strategies and procedures allow for a topic of your...
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Reference Materials

For Teachers 3rd
3rd graders will learn how to use four types of reference materials (Atlas, Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus). Each slide includes the purpose for using that specific reference. There are challenge questions included that give mock...
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Writing a Research Paper: Citing Sources and Revising

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students complete a works cited page, make revisions on their writing, and improve their writing skills.  In this writing a research paper lesson, students create a bibliography using MLA format and peer evaluate the papers of their...
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3rd Grade Social Studies Core Skills (Reference Books)

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this reference materials worksheet, students complete the 20 multiple choice questions pertaining to the correct book needed to find the answer in each situation. Included are dictionary, atlas, encyclopedias, newspapers and maps.