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Grow Research by Reading Additional Texts
5 mins 5th - 7th CCSS: Designed
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...
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
Research Skills: Information Retrieval and Evaluation
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...
Introducing Research Folders and Generating a Research Question
6th CCSS: Designed
Take the next step in the writing process with a lesson geared towards the completion of writing an evidence-based essay about a rule to live by as Bud did in Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. Pupils collaborate with their peers...
Research Skills: Evaluating Information and Sources
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...
Worksheet for Choosing a Research Paper Topic & Developing a Thesis Statement
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do you choose a research topic? This helpful graphic organizer is provided to aid middle and high schoolers in organizing their initial thoughts and choosing a topic. They have to narrow their topic by culture, time frame, event,...
Gathering, Evaluating,and Organizing Information for a Research Report
4th - 5th
It's never too early to build research skills! Students locate information relevant to a subject they are doing a research project on. They take notes and sort the information under main topic headings. Through research, they gain an...
Innovative Research Skills for Middle School
6th - 8th
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.
Developing Research Skills for Elementary Learners
K - 5th
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.
Understanding the Research Process
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewThe second lesson in a unit on set design focuses on the importance of historical and stylistic research. Working in teams created in the previous session, groups consider what resources they will use as they consider design concepts for...
Graphic Organizer: Reference Citations
3rd - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Pupils practice researching sources and logging citation information with this graphic organizer. After posing a general topic, groups of students are asked to devise general questions about that topic, and to research sources that they...
Comparative Religions Research Assignment
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While the focus of this project is on comparing world religions, the guidelines of the resource could easily be utilized for a number of projects involving group work, presentation, and research. Groups must construct a PowerPoint...