In order to achieve college and career readiness, Common Core learning standards specify that students should frequently conduct short and sustained research in the classroom.
Research 101: Ready, Set, Research! includes a 39 slide powerpoint that serves as a modern, interactive introduction to student research. The presentation focuses on showing students how to select the best resources, access the results they need using different source types, and evaluate the reliability, relevancy, and accuracy of resources and digital texts.
The powerpoint provides examples and suggestions to help your students conduct effective online searches. The presentation details how to access the results they need for their research assignment or topic using keywords, boolean operators, and specific search terms. Students will also learn a checklist of criteria to evaluate the sources they locate.
This powerpoint will enhance your students' search and information-seeking techniques while also providing them with the knowledge needed to select the most reliable, relevant, and accurate resources.
For 7th-12th grade