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1,714 resources with the concept Research

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
To gain a better understanding of Hispanic heritage and culture, as well as to build informational comprehension skill, learners explore facets of Hispanic American History. They engage in a class discussion, research three facts, and...
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Movies in the Making

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Combine visual and performing art in this creative lesson. Young filmmakers first choose a piece of art, along with music that matches the feel of the art, and write dialogue to go with the scene. They research the artist and record...
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California's Golden History: 1848-1880

For Teachers 11th
Using a variety of online resources, learners study life and society in California during the gold rush. They use a map to identify area where gold was located, explore pre-selected websites, describe mining practices, and create an...
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Taming the Wild Wiki

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look at the credibility of online sources such as Wikipedia. Discussion points and handouts are included to facilitate a meaningful and informative dialogue. Tips are given on how to determine if a Wikipedia article is reliable...
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Will You Pick My Cotton?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use this cross-curricular history lesson to work on your students' informational writing skills. After listening to songs and stories related to Sultana, they engage in a several activities to boost their understanding of slavery and...
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Agriculture and the Government

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars study the government's involvement in the U.S. A's food production and make connections relating to farm programs. For this historical agriculture lesson, students read content and research significant information. Young...
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Ornithology and Real World Science

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Double click that mouse because you just found an amazing lesson plan! This cross-curricular Ornithology lesson plan incorporates literature, writing, reading informational text, data collection, scientific inquiry, Internet research,...
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Report on Research: New Study Finds High Rates of Fast Food and Soda Consumption Among California Teens

For Students 8th - 10th
Prior to writing a research paper, it is important to learn how to read and analyze informational texts. This worksheet includes a brief report, including data, on California teens' diets. Several readers' and writers' response questions...
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Superhero Science

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scientist explore the various positions in the debate on stem cell research and then discuss these perspectives before formulating their own positions. They must research the topic and beliefs that others have. They will also look...
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"No News Like Ancient News"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Want to know more about Ancient history? Young historians will read a minimum of two web sites to complete the chart "Residents of Olympus". They choose one Greek god or goddess to research. This could be a small group activity or...
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Tracing the Titanic Tragedy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Research and gather information about the passengers on the Titanic. Learners create a database to record information gathered on the Titanic passengers. They analyze their database and answer questions.
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Take Your Time

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Your class examines the ways that they spend time by evaluating their own schedules. They create a peer research survey to gather information about their various habits. They analyze the data and compare/contrast the activities of...
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Louisiana Governor's Page

For Teachers 5th
Using this rich resource, your class could learn about the former governors of Louisiana. This could be a useful tool when studying the states. It could also be a resource for state reports. There are links to quizzes and a lot...
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Business Project

For Teachers 12th Standards
New ReviewWhere's the data? After choosing from a list of business topics, scholars embark on a research project. They develop a strong thesis statement, follow MLA formatting requirements, select sources, and write a five-paragraph research essay. 
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Incorporating Varied Resources

For Teachers 12th
New ReviewLearners hone their business communication skills by creating a newsletter based on a chosen topic. Using the resource, pupils research, gather information, take notes, and develop their newsletters.  
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Introducing New Athletes to Research: Althea Gibson and Roberto Clemente

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLet's take a walk! Scholars participate in a gallery walk to view images and text about athletes Althea Gibson and Roberto Clemente. After summarizing the information they've learned, pupils choose which athlete they are interested in...
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Expert Research Groups: How the Traffic Signal and Airplane Met Society’s Needs, Part 2

For Teachers 5th Standards
Ready, set, act! Using the fun resource, pupils patriciate in a vocabulary charades activity to practice key terms from the unit. Next, scholars work in expert research groups to read an article about the invention of the traffic signal...
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Performance Task: Hosted Gallery Walk of Scientific Posters

For Teachers 6th Standards
The guests have arrived. Scholars participate in a hosted gallery walk, using their scientific posters to share their research about DDT with their classmates. Then, using sticky notes, individuals leave positive feedback on their peers'...
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Finishing Poster and Preparing for Gallery Walk

For Teachers 6th Standards
Practice makes progress! Using their drafts and resources from the previous lesson plan, pupils complete scientific posters for an upcoming gallery walk. Next, they practice presenting their posters to assigned partners. 
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Planning Content of Informative Consumer Guide: Sustainable Fishing Methods

For Teachers 6th Standards
There's no such thing as over-planning. In preparation for their informative consumer guides, scholars complete a Quote Sandwich graphic organizer to compile their information about sustainable fishing methods. Next, volunteers share...
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Planning Content of Informative Consumer Guide: The Issue of Overfishing and Fish Depletion

For Teachers 6th Standards
Let's get organized! Pupils organize the information they have gathered about overfishing into a Quote Sandwich graphic organizer in preparation for their informative consumer guides. Next, they engage in a pair share activity to discuss...
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Evaluating Research

For Teachers 6th Standards
Calling all archaeologists! Scholars dig through their research about overfishing, searching for the best information to include in their consumer guides. Next, pupils engage in a pair-share activity to discuss their findings with a...
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Mid-Unit 3 Assessment, Part 2: Explaining How New Information Connects to the Topic

For Teachers 6th Standards
Let's talk it out. Using the resource, scholars work in triads to discuss how their research has deepened their understanding about sustainable fishing. Next, pupils engage in a whole-class discussion to consider their next steps toward...
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Mid-Unit 3 Assessment Part 1: Researching Information about Buying Fish Caught Using Sustainable Methods

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sustainable seafood is not an oxymoron. Pupils watch a video about how consumers purchase seafood responsibly. Then, using resources in their assessment research folders, they complete a graphic organizer to record factual information...