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46 resources with the keyterm Research

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Plagiarism Workshop

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What do George Harrison, Vanilla Ice, and Steven Ambrose all have in common? The Warner Brothers’ films Batman Forever and The Devil’s Advocate? All are guilty of plagiarism. And if you are considering a research project and want to...
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Data Strategies that Drive Motivation

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Sharing data after mastery checks or summative assessments helps your learners plot their growth and increases investment.
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Write an Introduction for an Informational Text

For Students 4th Standards
Start your informational essay off right with a strong introduction, the focus of the sixth of nine videos on using text resources to write an essay. In particular, it discusses how to structure the paragraph around a great hook to make...
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Three Essential Soft Skills That Span Every Content Area

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Reading, writing, and arithmetic are just the start of what young people need to know to be successful.
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Lesson: Snake Handling

For Teachers K - 5th
Are the studies of art and archeology connected? You bet they are! Young scholars research the ancient temples of Mexico by visiting an archaeology site. They describe the various temples they see, taking note of shapes, stairs, details,...
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Lesson: Differing World Views: Human and Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Kids challenge their understanding of the world around them and consider the impact man has on the environment and animal life. They examine a Tlingit piece, read two Tlingit stories about man and animals, then participate in a research...
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Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
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Decision Point: Understanding the U.S.’s Dilemma Over North Korea

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Simulate the Situation Room and analyze the US's relationship with North Korea. The plan starts off with a quick review and an examination of a online timeline that updates as the situation continues. Next, the class reads an article and...
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Diorama Storyboards

For Students 4th - 8th
Creativity is piqued as learners visit an animal diorama hall at a local museum. They each choose a diorama as their point of focus and then use a storyboard activity to think critically about what they see. They make predictions about...
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Write a Conclusion for an Informational Text

For Students 4th Standards
Once fourth graders reach the end of their research paper, have them end on a high note with a video about conclusions. At just under five minutes, the video is a short and effective way to help sure kids wrap up their writing. Their...
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Organize Ideas in Informational Writing Using Headings

For Students 4th Standards
Can your fourth graders use headings to organize their ideas? Help them format their research papers with paragraphs and headings to break up different ideas. The eighth video in a series about informational text takes them through the...
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Draft Informational, Research-Based Writing

For Students 4th Standards
Trying to find a good way to teach research-based writing to your fourth graders? Use a video series on informational text and writing to show them the extended writing process. The seventh video in the series covers transitioning...
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Group Research into Categories to Plan Informational Writing

For Students 4th Standards
The fifth video in a series about informational text covers how to group research into categories. Focusing on outlining information without directly copying the words, the video shows fourth graders how to take their writing from the...
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Plan Writing for an Informational Text

For Students 4th Standards
If you have a few minutes to spare in your informational text lesson, use a video about planning your writing. Helpful graphics, such as a KWL chart, and narration show fourth graders how to use a table of contents to write their...
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Develop a Research Question

For Students 4th Standards
Once a topic for researching has been determined, the next step is to narrow down to a specific question within the topic. The second in a nine-part series on writing an informational text about Native Americans uses prior knowledge as a...
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Find Answers to Research Questions by Skimming Texts

For Students 4th Standards
Fourth-grade writers get the skinny on how to skim texts to find answers in the third of nine videos designed to support research reading and writing. Using a unit on Native Americans as the context, writers complete the second section...
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Insects A-Z!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Alphabet insects! Who has ever heard of such a thing? Get ready because your class is going to research insects that start with a specific letter of the alphabet. In small groups, they'll use the Internet and reference texts to locate...
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How to Set Up a Research Paper

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Show your students how to set up a research paper using Microsoft Word. What a great step-by-step video!
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Gather Evidence to Support a Thesis

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
This video is sure to convince your class of the importance of including strong evidence to support a thesis statement! Young writers learn what type of information is needed to convince a reader, where to attain such information, and...
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For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Demonstrate the importance of evaluating and citing sources. Pupils can complete the suggested assignment provided here, or one of your choosing, while focusing on checking that the resources are credible and citing those sources...
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Connecting Informational Text with Litearature: Building Background Knowledge About Mexican Immigration, California, and the Great Depression

For Teachers 5th Standards
Help your class transition as the setting in the novel Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, moves from Mexico to California. Beginning with prior knowledge, and moving into jigsaw research groups, class members add to and create posters...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Divide your geography class into groups and have each research an assigned region. The result of this project is a regional magazine that addresses the five themes of geography. Many valuable resource links are embedded into the page...
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Owls: Top of a Food Chain

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Although written for middle schoolers, there is no reason that a 3rd, 4th, or 5th grader could not also learn about food chains through the dissection of owl pellets. After you introduce the topic, learners complete an owl research...
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Virtual College Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's always great to take learners to a real college campus for a visit. However, that's not always possible given time and money constraints. Take them on a virtual tour instead. Pupils discuss the four types of colleges they will...