Using the Internet to Explore Your Area
Young scholars access the Internet to search for information relevent to their needs. They locate community services in their area using an Internet search engine.
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Using the World Wide Web
The Internet is the host of a wealth information—good and bad—and it takes practice to know which sites offer the most credible material. Here, scholars explore a variety of news sources to discover valuable information on topics such as...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Digital Citizenship Flashcard Deck
Being responsible online, leaving a digital footprint, and knowing how to be Internet safe are all important aspects of digital citizenship. Use a set of flash cards that promote conversations among the classroom and instill awareness of...
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Research to Deepen Understanding: Research Framework (Grade 6)
The ability to research is a key skill that helps deepen understanding of information, find explanations to questions, evaluate sources, and make connections. Walk sixth graders through the research process involving identifying a topic...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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
Animal Research: A Multimedia Approach
Explore the animal kingdom from the safety your classroom. Intended to build on previous learning about ecosystems, this lesson plan involves students working in pairs to research their favorite animal and present their findings to the...
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Designed
Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing
Plagiarism, copyright, and fair use are the focus of a three-part instructional activity designed to inform scholars of how to properly cite others' work. First, pupils use a KWL chart to begin thinking and discussing plagiarism. They...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable