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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation provides the anchor text in an inquiry-based unit project that requires ninth graders to use sophisticated research skills. Learners focus on accurate search engine techniques including searching...
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Literacy in History/Social Studies: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Analyzing primary and secondary source materials requires a special set of skills. Readers must be able to identify the central ideas in a text, to cite evidence to support their analysis, and to evaluate the arguments put forth in a...
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Crash Course Navigating Digital Information

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In an age when so much information is delivered online, media literacy skills are essential. John Green's Crash Course on Navigating Digital Information provides 21st-century learners with the skills they need to help them evaluate the...
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Innovative Research Skills for Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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NewsFeed Defenders Extension Pack

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Accuracy, transparency, trustworthiness, and impartiality are four unspoken rules of journalism. Scholars delve deep into the subject by discussing the pros and cons of relying on social media for news. They also play an online game to...
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Evaluating Web Sites

For Teachers 8th Standards
If it's on the Internet, it must be true—right? How can someone tell if a website contains less-than-truthful information? Savvy surfers evaluate sources in the fifth of a six-part college and career readiness instructional activity...
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Researching to Deepen Understanding Grades 9-10: Music and Technology

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Encourage your class to explore their curiosity with a lesson on the research process. After pupils choose a topic of interest, they produce a research paper with textual evidence on their findings. They learn how to assess sources,...
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Fighting Fake News

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Fake news. Alternative facts. Internet trolls. In an age of Newspeak, it's increasingly important to equip 21st century learners with the skills needed to determine the legitimacy of claims put forth on social media, in print, and in...
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Research to Deepen Understanding Grade 6: Research Framework

For Teachers 6th Standards
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...
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Lesson Plan: The Tour Starts at Noon

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva is a piece that represents characteristics, meanings, and ideals common to those who practice Buddhism in Japan. Learners fully analyze this piece, then take a virtual trip to examine the Buddhist temples...
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Digging Up Artifacts On Line

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Why is it important to preserve historical documents and artifacts? Examine the role of primary source documents and the availability of these documents on the Internet. Middle and high schoolers write a journal about the nature of...
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Straight to the Source

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Research famous figures from history through the primary sources they created! Explore how these types of documents can enrich our study of the past with your middle and high school learners. They create picture books to illustrate...
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Equal Rights Amendment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewCan the United States still pass the Equal Rights Amendment? Depends on who's answering the question. Using a series of questions, the class learns what sources of information they should use to answer historical inquiries. Practice...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 12

For Teachers 10th Standards
Opposites attract. Scholars choose one of their claims from the previous lesson. They then must think about the opposite view of that claim and create a counterclaim, discussing them with classmates. To help guide the discussion, they...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 8

For Teachers 10th Standards
Take it one step at a time. Scholars use the steps learned in lessons three through five to guide their independent research. While using the steps, learners complete research tool organizers to record their thinking, sources, and...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 4

For Teachers 10th Standards
Scholars take a close look at evaluating sources and the information that comes from them. Learners review their research plans, use a handout organizer to learn how to correctly take notes, and begin annotating. They practice what they...
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Evaluating Sources: How Credible Are They?

For Teachers 7th Standards
How can learners evaluate research sources for authority, accuracy, and credibility? By completing readings, discussions, and graphic organizers, scholars learn how to properly evaluate sources to find credible information. Additionally,...
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Resisting Scientific Misinformation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How do scholars determine if a scientific claim is true? Learners investigate scientific misinformation by watching video clips and reading false advertising claims. They engage in discussion in both class and small group settings to...
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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Ukraine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Was Joseph Stalin desperate or exaggerating the USSR's need for assistance on the Eastern Front in 1942? History students examine two differing opinions on Stalin's position and the reality of the Eastern Front just three years before...
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Choosing Reliable Sources

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It is more important than ever that 21st-century learners develop the skills they need to become savvy consumers of media. Young learners locate and identify reliable sources of information with a helpful media lesson.
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Evaluating Reliable Sources

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A lesson plan instills the importance of locating reliable sources. Scholars are challenged to locate digital sources, analyze their reliability, search for any bias, and identify frequently found problems that make a source unusable. 
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Evaluating Evidence: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #6

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do scholars learn to differentiate between good evidence and not-so-good evidence? The sixth installment from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set is a great place to start. Pupils discover how to find reliable...
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AP® English Language Special Focus: Using Sources

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What is the most effective way to teach scholars how to write a research paper? Educators explore the topic with the AP® English Language and Composition exam resource. The reference material guides teachers in best practices for using...
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Legit-O-Meter

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Pop-ups, banner ads, grammar mistakes ... these are all signs of an untrustworthy website. With the handy Legit-O-Meter poster, scholars can now double-check their sources to ensure accurate, reliable information. The color-coded poster...