Research 101 resources include the following resources now being sold individually - Digital Texts: Treasure or Trash, Ready, Set, Research! 30 slide powerpoint, and 20 Research Task Cards with Student Response Sheet. Save $4.00 by buying this research bundle pack!
This teaching packet provides teachers with the tools needed to ensure students can locate quality digital texts, make informed choices when accessing and selecting online resources in their research, and activities for students to gain the skills needed in order to reach an understanding of their research through the process of accessing, selecting, and synthesizing quality information.
This Common Core aligned teaching packet and student activity is appropriate for all secondary levels, including middle grades and high school. The ability to navigate and evaluate digital resources is essential to both educators and students.
The Evaluating Digital Texts Power point and Evaluating Online Resources student activity also includes an introductory interactive 30 slide Power point focusing on conducting effective keyword searches, providing tips on how to utilize specific search terms in order to access the best results, and how to evaluate digital resources through a list of specific checkpoints and indicators located within the digital text.
The packet also includes editable and printable worksheets for an online student activity evaluating websites and access to a Google Site featuring links to 14 digital resources for your students to apply their knowledge through review, analysis, and evaluation.
Differentiated handouts are included to ensure learning success with your students who have differing ability levels.
20 Inquiry-Based Research Task Cards for Any Content Area
With this purchase you will receive 20 Task Cards that can be used with any research assignment. The Task Card prompts and questions guide students through the steps and process of conducting successful research.
These steps include the narrowing or broadening of topics, generating research questions and inquiries, selecting the best resources, and gathering relevant information from multiple source types.
The Research Inquiry Task cards are Common Core aligned and include the steps outlined in the Big6 Research Model.
*03/16/2014 - Updated to also include Once Upon a Keyword keyword searching student handout, CARS website evaluation bookmarks, Evaluating Author Bias in digital resources student handouts and links, Quick Searching Using Hot Keys handout, Writing Research Questions student handout and planning sheet, Identifying Important Keywords handout, Digital Resources MLA citation sheet and student citation template, and the 5 W's of Website Evaluation flyer and student practice handout, and Teacher's Research Apps Toolbox, Google Search Tools, and How to Use Google Scholar - 22 pages of additional activities and teaching resources!
Buy all of the Research 101: Ready to Use Research Resources with this bundle and save!
Update: This resource has been updated to a New Google Site! The Digital Resource Evaluation Handouts are also now compatible with Google Drive and Google Classroom.