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The History of the Encyclopedia

Learners investigate the history of the encyclopedias and compare and contrast them with the online version, Wikipedia. In groups, they research the strengths and weaknesses and prepare for a debate about them. Following the debate, students discuss the virtues of each type of research source.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Vocabulary

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