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Need Six Authoritative, Relevant Sources? Before Sunrise?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Is your class beginning a project? Here's a template that shows researchers how to use the features of Google Scholar. Directions for how to use Advanced Search, Operators, and Bibliography Manager, as well as how to locate affiliated...
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Focus: Writing a Brief Research Paper

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
If you are planning on working on a research paper in your class, take a look at this resource first. Starting off with information about plagiarism, the series of activities briefly described here should give your pupils a general idea...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 8

For Teachers 9th Standards
Learning about research can be as important as learning about the topic itself. As ninth graders continue their guided research projects from Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation, they discuss their possible inquiry paths with group...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
Part of being a strong researcher is knowing if you're headed in the right direction. Class members study their research frames, formulated in the previous lessons of the unit, and decide what parts of their inquiry paths need revision...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 7

For Teachers 9th Standards
Now that learners have honed their inquiry-based projects down to their strongest few questions, they are free to conduct independent research. High schoolers pursue answers to their inquiries while assessing sources, establishing a...
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ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.8

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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Plagiarism: Avoiding Accidental Internet Plagiarism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Demonstrate how to cite information from Internet sources without plagiarizing. If your class is working on an Internet research paper, and you have observed learners cutting and pasting directly from the Internet, the activities and...
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Your Environment, Your Health: Water Quality

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How important is water quality where you live? The first module in a six-unit series includes four lessons on water quality. By applying the concept directly to the lives of pupils, they engage in meaningful learning. They read about...
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I Heard It 'Round the Internet: Sexual Health Education and Authenticating Online Information

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students evaluate websites regarding sexual health information. In this media awareness lesson, students discuss facts and myths regarding sex as they determine how to find reputable online and print resources.
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Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover how to find authoritative resources. In this research skills lesson, students examine strategies for using the Internet effectively to research global development issues.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 3

For Teachers 9th Standards
Ninth graders hone their research questions in a lesson that focuses on accurate search engine techniques. Continuing a unit on inquiry-based learning based on Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation, the lesson guides learners through...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 5

For Teachers 9th Standards
Once you find and evaluate your sources, it's time to discern the most useful information. Practice annotation and taking notes in a research lesson based on questions derived from Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation. 
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 4

For Teachers 9th Standards
It seems like the first result in a search engine is the best source to use, but how can you be sure? A lesson on assessing sources guides ninth graders through an integral part of their inquiry-based research project, that is based on...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 9th Standards
Having formulated a list of inquiry questions based on a reading of Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation, high schoolers go on to complete a frame tool for their research. They categorize their questions based on preliminary research...
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Researching and Writing

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, this resource identifies problems learners face when attempting a research project and approaches instructors can use to help their class members overcome these obstacles. Suggestions are included for how to help...
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Rapid Research – Data Innovations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Scholars conduct research into a computing innovation of their choice and figure out how it uses data. They prepare brief reports of their research in the second installment of the series.
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 3, Lesson 4

For Students 9th Standards
Cohesion within and between paragraphs is the focus of the fourth lesson in a unit on crafting a research paper. Class members examine models that lack cohesion and ones that are cohesive and logically developed before using what they...
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Once Upon a Time (Sa Hi Pa Ca): Lesson Plan 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was the most significant tool used by the Chumash? How did the environment make the tool possible? What group behaviors allowed the Chumash be be successful for thousands of years? After watching West of the West's documentary Once...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 7

For Teachers 9th Standards
Sometimes the movie version of a book can fill in additional details about the source material, particularly when the film is thoughtfully directed and well-acted. Ninth graders watch a two minute clip from the movie Temple Grandin and...
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Rain Forests

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate claims of medicinal plants found in the rain forest. In this research skills lesson plan, students examine the validity of Internet sources as they visit websites in search of information about rain forest...
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And Justice for All? Slavery Not Just in the Past

For Teachers 6th Standards
Slavery in India, Sudan, and Mauritania? What about in the United States? Groups research modern slavery in these four countries, collecting factual evidence (What), determine their feelings about this evidence (So what), and consider...
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The Big Religion Chart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource includes a list of over 40 world religions and their major features, such as brief summaries of their origins and history, beliefs in god and an afterlife, practices, foundational texts, etc.  The document also includes an...
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Writing and Presenting a Persuasive Paper

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders consider issues in their school or community and take a position. In this persuasive writing lesson, 9th graders view and discuss letters to the editor and editorials from local newspapers. Students gather research and...
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"A MLA Style of Life"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners effectively research using the internet, encylopedias, magazines and newspapers. They desegregate into needed and un-needed information based on their research findings. Pupils recognize and appropriately site sources using a...