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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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Keywords & Subject Terms

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Finding sources for information on a specific topic can be a challenge. But fear not, help is here. This two-page worksheet describes and models how to use keywords and subject terms to locate information on the Internet.
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Africa: Research Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here is a great way to prepare the class for a research project. Instead of drawing up an outline, they hit the books to create a foldable about their topic. They research to answer 28 questions about Ghana, Songhi, and Mali. 
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Lesson Plan: The Net Neutrality Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Should Internet users who send data-heavy content pay higher fees than those who are involved in activities, like sending an email, that have less content? This question is at the heart of the Net Neutrality debate. After watching a PBS...
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MLA Bibliography Worksheet

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
Help your class remember how to cite different sources. Reviewed on this two-page document are books, articles from a database, articles from a magazine, and websites. Examples are provided, and learners use the charts to fill in the...
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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 3: A Day in the Life

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Junior ecologists examine Arizona's biotic communities and research an animal or plant that is found in this community. In this lesson, learnerss write a narrative essay about their assigned animal or plant. They research online and in...
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Elephant Watch: Evaluate Source/Evidence

For Students 6th - 9th
Evaluate sources with this activity. Learners read two pages full of journal entries and judge whether the information is reliable. they select details to help them determine whether they judge the information to be accurate. 
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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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Women of the West

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the roles of women in the American West. In this American history lesson, students use primary sources to research women from different cultures who lived in the American West. Students also examine secondary sources...
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Immigration in the Gilded Age: Using Photographs as Primary Sources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Gilded Age. In this Gilded Age lesson, students use primary sources to analyze photographs from this time period in history. Students use National Archive tools to construct the past as historians examining the...
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Social Studies Current Event Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
Who, what, when, where, why, and how. This current events worksheet uses the traditional news article format and asks reviewers to record information included in a self-selected, current events article. Class members then use the...
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Revolt

For Students 8th - 12th
Knowing what questions to ask and knowing how to organize information found is often difficult for young researchers. Consider using this worksheet to help guide a revolutions research project. Researchers are first directed to examine...
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Dictionary Research Work

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Explore new words and examine an unusual alphabet book with your young scholars. They are introduced to an alphabet book containing many unfamiliar words. They are then guided as they search for definitions in a dictionary. They then...
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Terrorism: How Should We Respond?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the effects of terrorism. In this global issues lesson, students research 4 policies that the United States could institute to combat terrorism. Students participate in a simulation to determine the policy that would...
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The Great Depression and Everyday Life

For Teachers 11th
Examine everyday life during the Great Depression, as well as the effects if the Depression on American population, society, and economy. Learners write who, what, where, when, and why summaries of a person who relocated to California...
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Introducing Biographies - Getting to Know You

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore several different types of biographies to determine their area of interest, choose one notable person they would like to explore, complete online tutorial on biographies, and use written and Internet resources to...
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Project Love: How Can We Help Other Children with Literacy?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students help others learn to read and write. In this service learning lesson plan, students write letters that are assembled in Project Love Kits for students in other countries who need help with reading and writing.
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20th Century Civil Rights Movement Documentary: A Multimedia Project

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Groups collaborate to create historical documentaries. In this American Civil Rights lesson, groups research primary and secondary sources about the events and people pertinent to the movement in the 1950s and 1960s. They then use...
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Researching Information on the Internet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Practice Internet research skills. Each class member will need Internet access in order to follow along as you model how to search using key words and to do their own research on African and Asian elephants. Their notes will go into a...
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Tribes and Colonists

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Native American culture and lifestyle in colonial America are the backdrop for these tasks aimed at improving writing and research skills. Young researchers use graphic organizers, journals, creative writing through story telling,...
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Historical Appreciations of the Illinois Prairie

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the history of the Illinois prairie. In this Illinois history lesson, students research topics relating to the human use of Illinois natural resources. Learners present their findings in essays, food webs, posters, or...
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Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover how to find authoritative resources. In this research skills lesson, students examine strategies for using the Internet effectively to research global development issues.
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Penguin Presentations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the attributes of penguins. In this penguins instructional activity, students participate in a penguin scavenger hunt and take notes on the information they encounter. Students prepare reports about their findings and...
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Welcome to My Community!

For Teachers K - 2nd
A "Welcome to Our Community" brochure culminates research into the people and places of interest in your community. Class members work alone or in pairs to gather information, illustrate, and write about various topics. Materials are...