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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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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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Using Information Correctly

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Four videos make up the "Use Information Correctly" series designed for 21st-century learners. The collection focuses on how to avoid plagiarism by citing sources, understanding copyright laws, learning how to copyright their original...
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Cite Research Sources Used in an Informational Text

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Cite your sources! This resource conveys to young writers the importance of citing sources that they used to write an informational piece. While it only offers an abbreviated method of the process, you can follow up in greater detail...
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Gather Evidence and Cite Sources

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Could your middle schoolers use some help with finding evidence and citing their sources? Use a short, informative video in your argument essay unit. Young writers learn that a variety of sources is important when crafting an argument....
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I.C.E. - Cite Sources Like a Pro

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic poster that you can easily and frequently reference in your class whenever you are asking your young writers to cite their sources. Using the acronym ICE, learners are reminded to introduce, cite, and explain their...
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Credible Sources on the Internet: What to Trust, What to Dismiss and When to Cite a Source

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Wait, you mean researchers don't all use Wikipedia? Teach your class about intelligent research with a lesson about evaluating digital sources. The lesson starts with a quickwrite and includes vocabulary exercises and several...
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Citing Sources: APA Style

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's more than simply polite to cite the sources used when conducting research—it's a necessity. A handout on APA style outlines how to cite a wide variety of sources, as well as how to format a research paper so it aligns with APA...
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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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Practice with Preventing Plagiarism

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
"Is it plagiarism? Why or why not?" A two-part worksheet provides writers with an opportunity to practice preventing plagiarism. Part One presents five scenarios and participants must decide if the situation represents plagiarism. Part...
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Comparing Cultures: Hawaii and Japan

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Children around the world may have cultural differences, yet it is an important reminder that they also have many similarities! Designed for a class of first-graders in Hawaii, this library research project has learners compare and...
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Informative Speech Assignment

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Allow your pupils to take on the role of the instructor with an informative speech that covers a new topic related to your unit of study or new information on a subject your class has already studied. Pupils fill out the provided outline...
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Citing Textual Evidence

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
By using explicit textual evidence, individuals can strongly support their ideas and opinions. The presentation suggests in order to use explicit textual evidence, one must state their idea, cite evidence in the text that led to the...
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Sourcing a Document: The First Thanksgiving

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
How reliable is a painting of the first Thanksgiving if it was created 300 years after the fact? Learners assess the validity of a primary source image to determine what it can actually reveal about this event. 
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Primary vs. Secondary Sources

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore the differences between primary and secondary resources with this plan. First, learners will categorize a list of resources into two groups: primary or secondary. Then, the teacher reads different examples and has learners guess...
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Research Techniques: Gathering Credible Sources

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
How can you spot a credible source? What even makes a resource reliable in the first place? Answer some of these questions with this presentation. Although intended for higher education, this PowerPoint could be modified for middle...
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Cite Right

For Teachers 7th - 9th
What do you need to cite, and how can you avoid plagiarizing? This presentation is aimed at beginning writers, and it details some of the ways people plagiarize (even accidentally) and what sort of information needs to be cited. The best...
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Citing MLA Style Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
By the time they hit college, your kids will already have MLA citations down pat! Provide them with this packet to practice citing different sources using the MLA format. Four different resources are shown, and future researchers must...
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MLA Electronic Source Citation

For Teachers 7th - 10th
After your class is relatively familiar with plagiarism and different citation formats, introduce them to MLA with this presentation. Actual documents are used to practice citing sources, so it's a great opportunity to get your class...
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CCC: Credible sources, Creative Commons Images, and Citing Your Sources

For Teachers 6th - 8th
As part of a unit devoted to the study of autobiographies, this one-day library session focuses on developing research skills. Class members locate and properly cite a sketch of a Creative Commons image, as well as record the call...
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How to Avoid Plagiarism: When to Cite Sources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Give credit where credit is due. And avoid the dire consequences of presenting someone else's ideas as your own! The focus of this short video is on when to cite information and how to avoid unintentional plagiarism.
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Citing Sources

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Using an online citation source, learners view how to properly identify the books, websites, and videos they use to complete projects. Since this process is a constant source of frustration for learners, this presentation can provide a...
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Citing Textual Evidence

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How many times have you marked down your learners' essays because they did not include textual evidence, or they did not cite their sources correctly? Put that red pen away and take out a lesson based on citing text from literature....
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Plagiarism

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Don't get caught plagiarizing! Before starting your research unit, use this lesson to help your young writers identify plagiarism. The truth is, many kids don't even realize when they're doing it! They practice citing sources when...

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