Searching Specialized Databases: The Invisible Web
Students examine the useful information to be found on the "invisible web." They find the best sources of relevant information.
5th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 11 Downloads
New Review Critical Thinking through Core Curriculum: Using Print and Digital Newspapers
What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Online Information: Fact or Fiction
Discuss ways to determine if the information middle and high schoolers gather online is accurate. Using the Internet, they cite two sources that show conflicting points of view on a subtopic of conservation. They summarize and analyze...
8th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Becoming a Web Celeb
It's become more and more common for individuals or groups to become famous practically overnight, but what are the consequences, positive and negative, of the rise to fame? Pupils explore the negatives and positive of Internet fame...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Creating a Successful Project
Guide your learners step by step through the process of designing an original, independent student project. This resource includes a wealth of worksheets and materials, including student project checklists, timelines, primary and...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Evaluating Web Sites
Just because a website pops up as the first result in a search engine doesn't make it a credible resource. Learn to evaluate a website based on its source, purpose, content, and presentation with a media analysis lesson. Individuals or...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Languages as Reflection of Cultures and Civilizations: French Speaking Countries
Expand your class's vision of the French-speaking world by conducting this research project. Pupils focus on building 21st century skills while they look up information about a French country and put together presentations
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Cotton Mills from Differing Perspectives: Critically Analyzing Primary Documents
The working conditions in the cotton mills at the turn of the 20th century are the focus of a series of activities that ask learners to examine primary source documents written from different perspectives. In the first activity, groups...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Note-Taking: K.I.S.S. "Keep It Short and Simple"
Note-taking is an essential study skill, and it needs to be taught! In the context of a research project on energy sources, learners find multiple sources, evaluating, paraphrasing, and citing them correctly. Two lists with note-taking...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Inspiration: Research Papers 1-2-3: Diagram, Outline, Publish
Bring research papers into the 21st century using this guide to Inspiration Software. Using a pre-made template, learners research and fill in various sections to organize their findings for the perfectly structured paper. They keep...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed