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289 resources with the concept research writing

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State Your Case Series

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Four lessons make up a unit focused on writing persuasive essays. Each unit builds on the last, ultimately taking pupils through the writing process. Scholars make a claim, create an argument, debate both sides, then state their opinion....
2 In 2 Collections
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Analyzing the Features of a Newspaper Article

For Teachers 6th Standards
There's more to newspaper articles than meets the eye. Scholars learn the different features of a newspaper article, including headline, byline, subheadings, etc. Pupils circle the features in an article as the teacher discusses their...
2 In 2 Collections
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Mid-Unit 3 Assessment Part 2: Explaining How New Information Connects to the Topic

For Teachers 6th Standards
Take two! Scholars begin part two of the Mid-Unit 3 Assessment. They continue researching the destruction caused by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fires. To further their research, they discuss how new information connects to the...
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Evaluating Evidence: Adversities Faced in the Middle Ages

For Teachers 6th Standards
How is that relevant? Scholars gain an understanding of the words relevant and compelling. They then go back to the End of Unit 1 Assessment Prompt: Adversity in the Middle Ages and look at the second bullet that pertains to relevant and...
2 In 2 Collections
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Expert Groups: Research 1

For Teachers 6th Standards
Be a team player. Scholars gather in their expert groups and discuss group norms and roles. They look at their research topics and determine how they will divide the work among themselves. Groups look over their research folders and ask...
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Expert Groups: Research 2

For Teachers 6th Standards
Continue on. Scholars continue the research they began in their expert groups in lesson six. They read text and task cards from their research folders and share what they have gathered in research thus far. Individuals then spend the...
1 In 1 Collection
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Candidate Position Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As part of their study of the US Presidential election process, class members research a presidential candidate's position on a specific topic or topics. Formatting their research as a pro/con question ("Should the Death Penalty Be...
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Digging into Halloween

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Halloween is the topic of a writing lesson that challenges scholars to research the holiday and create an information product such as a brochure or oral report. A presentation activates prior knowledge in preparation for a small group...
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Planning the Performance Task

For Teachers 7th Standards
Class members work in pairs and use an Ad Analysis planning guide to begin planning their final tasks. After sharing ideas with their partners, learners begin working on their final products.
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Individual Research

For Teachers 7th Standards
Class members choose an ad they want to analyze for their performance task. They then read specific text based on the ad they chose. The instructor guides learners through a Model Research Synthesis document in which they try to...
2 In 2 Collections
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Mid-Unit Assessment and Independent Reading Check-In

For Teachers 7th Standards
Your turn! Seventh graders work independently to complete the mid-unit assessment. They first read Images in Men in Advertising then answer questions referring to the text. When they finish the assessment, pupils read on their own.
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Deepening Your Research: The Effect of Advertising on Gender Roles

For Teachers 7th Standards
Let's get back on the road! Scholars continue using their research roadmaps to explore the role of gender while reading Cover Girl Culture. The teacher guides readers through the text as they underline specific sentences. Learners then...
2 In 2 Collections
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Introducing the Research Project: Asking the Right Questions

For Teachers 7th Standards
Road trip! Scholars take a look at a researcher's roadmap as they begin discussing the research process. They view the research performance task portion about Pygmalion, and then hunt for research process cards hidden under chairs. After...
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Research: Paraphrasing Relevant Information

For Teachers 7th Standards
Young writers practice paraphrasing information from Truth in Advertising? They keep an eye out for examples of false advertising as they read, recording ideas and information in their researcher's notebook along the way.
3 In 3 Collections
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End of Unit 3 Assessment: Writing a Research Synthesis

For Teachers 7th Standards
Ready, set, write! Scholars work on the end-of-unit assessment by completing a writing prompt. They then look at the model performance task from lesson two to create a rubric for scoring the exercise. Using turn and talk, they discuss...
3 In 3 Collections
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Setting Purpose for Research: What are Fair Working Conditions?

For Teachers 7th Standards
Life may not be fair but working conditions should be. Scholars research working conditions at Wegmans by studying the company website. They complete a working conditions anchor chart and discuss their findings in a think-pair-share...
2 In 2 Collections
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Adding to Cascading Consequences and Stakeholders: Hunter-Gatherer Food Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
Could the hunter-gatherer food chain feed everyone in the United States? To consider the question, pupils use their research and add to the Cascading Consequences chart based on Michael Pollan's hunter-gatherer food chain from The...
2 In 2 Collections
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Further Research: Hunter-Gatherer Food Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
It's time to gather nuts, berries, and lots of information. Scholars continue on their quest to determine the consequences of each of Michael Pollan's food chains from The Omnivore's Dilemma. Using research questions they developed in a...
2 In 2 Collections
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Determining Cascading Consequences Using The Omnivore’s Dilemma: Hunter-Gatherer Food Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
Focusing the consequences of the hunter-gatherer food chain that Michael Pollan discusses in The Omnivore's Dilemma, teams work together to create hunter-gatherer food chain consequences charts. Next, scholars view other groups' charts...
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Mid-Unit Assessment: Research Simulation

For Teachers 8th Standards
As part of a mid-unit assessment, scholars complete a research simulation about food deserts to mimic the research process. Afterward, they engage in a think-pair-share to discuss what they've learned so far throughout the unit.
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Further Research: Local Sustainable Food Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
Researchers review how to create citations, find reliable sources, and paraphrase. Next, using guided task cards and their researcher's notebooks, they investigate the question they developed in lesson eight about the local sustainable...
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Local Sustainable Food Chain: Determining Cascading Consequences Using The Omnivore’s Dilemma

For Teachers 8th Standards
What are the consequences of the local sustainable food chain? Research teams explore the question as they review Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma. The teams complete Cascading Consequences charts, and then choose research topics...
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Adding to Cascading Consequences and Stakeholders: Industrial Organic Food Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
Researchers continue determining the effects of the industrial organic food chain that Michael Pollan describes in The Omnivore's Dilemma. Working in teams, pupils add to their Cascading Consequences charts and complete Stakeholders...
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Using Search Terms for Further Research: Industrial Organic Food Chain

For Teachers 8th Standards
Class members conduct independent research to continue examining the consequences of the industrial organic food chain from Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma. Pupils learn about source credibility and effective search terms, and...