Each task card has a question and a QR Code that links to a website or file in which the answer to the question can be found. All questions are about research in general, finding tips for researching and identifying steps of a research project. In other words, teaching students to research . . . by researching.
These cards work best with iPads or iPad Minis since students need to be able to read the information in order to complete their research.
There are a total of 24 task cards which can be used as a small group station, early finisher activity or enrichment for advanced students in earlier grades.
Correlates with the following Common Core standards:
Writing Standards:Research to Build and Present Knowledge
7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
8. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.