The Reference Materials Mastered! teaching bundle and review provides students with the opportunity to identify and define a variety of reference materials, describe what type of information various print and digital sources can provide, how the information is organized within the source, specify the differences between specialized and general resources, learn how to use text features effectively in order to efficiently access relevant information, and the opportunity to engage in practice/application activities.
The two reference materials powerpoint presentations in this bundle provide information on traditional print reference materials, as well as modern digital content, such as informational blogs, eBooks, online databases, and more!
In this bundle, teachers can utilize the following resources in order to teach and review reference materials:
•Using Reference Materials and Text Features – 16 Slides (Editable formats – both Google Slides and PPT)
•Using a Table of Contents Handout and Student Activity with Teacher’s Answer Key
•Interactive Presentation on Research and Reference Sources – 34 Slides (Editable formats – both Google Slides and PPT)
•Student Handout and Study Guide for Research and Reference Sources powerpoint presentation, including Which Source? Reference Source Challenge with Teacher’s Answer Key
•Teacher’s Toolbox: Supplemental list of 13 reference materials digital resources accessible online. The resource links include audio and video clips, interactive games, reference materials practice and activities, and reference materials interactive quizzes.
Materials in this teaching and review bundle are editable and provided in formats compatible with any device or operating system (Mac or Windows PC). You will need WinZip or similar program to unzip files.
Once the file is downloaded, right click and extra all from the zipped file.
If you and your students enjoy this product, try the following additional research resources:
Bias Buster: Author’s Purpose and Bias in Informational Text
Research 101: Ready, Set, Research Bundle for Any Content Area