Zoom In with Internet Keyword Searches
Students search the Internet using search engines to answer content specific questions.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 16 Downloads
The Internet of Things: IoT
How has the Internet of Things affected our lives? Scholars examine the massive influence of mobile devices in this analysis lesson, which begins with a seven-minute documentary clip. They also read a New York Times article (linked)...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Are your pupils effective online searchers? Improve their skills with the ideas presented here. After completing a KWL chart about strategic searching, class members pick up a five-step strategy for searching online. For practice, pupils...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Identifying High-Quality Sites
Use a Huffington Post article focused on false pictures of Hurricane Sandy to launch a discussion about the reliability of online information. Groups compare and contrast how print and broadcast media regulate data gathering with the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Researching to Deepen Understanding: Research Framework
The middle schoolers in your class have lots of experience typing questions into search engines. Take their questions to the next level with a unit focused on inquiry-based research. As pupils choose the topic for inquiry, gather...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
"It's not what you know, it's who you know." Learners discuss and analyze this age-old adage by completing life skills worksheets, collaborative activities, and discussions regarding the nature of networking and how it may improve future...
6th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Better Searches. Better Results.
Show your researchers how to get better results when using a search engine to find information with a template that models 10 search strategies. The suggestions explain what to type, what the search engines does, and what results users...
5th - 12th 21st Century Skills
What state consumes the most turkey per person? Who sponsors the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City? Use the Thanksgiving holiday as an opportunity for learners to develop their research skills with this fun Internet...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Intermediate 2: Understanding Search Results
Teach your class some strategies for effective searching. Pupils should assess the whole results screen and then determine how to go forward with their searches. A table of strategies is included, as is a challenge. After they complete...
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Animal Research: A Multimedia Approach
Explore the animal kingdom from the safety your classroom. Intended to build on previous learning about ecosystems, this lesson involves students working in pairs to research their favorite animal and present their findings to the class....
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Designed
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