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Social Networking Sites: Pros and Cons The concept of this lesson is for students to use the Big6 Research model for organized and succinct research completion. This lesson will encourage students to complete appropriate steps of a research plan to ascertain the pros and cons of social networking sites. 4 weeks 4 days ago
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katcarson
Nutritional Value of Snack Foods Fifth grade students investigate the nutritional value of foods, specifically determining which snack foods are healthiest,and prepare a brochure based on their research for the school health fair. 3 years 1 day ago
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kathylowe
Three-Ring Government In social studies class, third grade students identify the structure of the federal government and describe the roles and responsibilities of government officials. The essential question framing the unit is: How is our government organized? 1 year 46 weeks ago
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kathylowe
Primary sources Students will learn how to use primary and secondary sources to add credible depth to their research projects. Whether it is a photograph, book, map, letter, postcard, newspaper, or official document, students can use sources to reconstruct and relive history. Students will be given the opportunity to apply their skills to learning activities. Essentail Question: How can I tell the difference between primary and secondary sources? 1 year 19 weeks ago
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kbprecise14
Young Adults and the Civil Rights Movement After learning about the civil rights movement in class, and reading books about youth involved in the movement, students will conduct research and create a multimedia presentation. The essential questions are: What are some of the important events that influenced the civil rights movement in the United States? Who are some of the young adult leaders involved in these activities, and what role did they play in the civil rights movement? 12 weeks 4 days ago
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kgavigan
Learning Life Lessons through Fables This lesson will address the following essential questions: How are fables different from other kinds of stories? What can we learn from fables? Why should we read fables? Students will come to realize that fables can become a part of their reading life, and that they are available in several sections of the library. 32 weeks 5 days ago
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klawrence
Thematic Analysis Research Paper - English 11: Part 1- Thesis Statement In preparation for writing a thematic analysis paper, students complete exploratory reading about their author using general reference books. The essential questions are: Which themes common in your author’s life and works do you find applicable to your work? How can you apply your new knowledge to create a thesis statement for your research paper? Once students have constructed a thesis statement, they will be guided to critical literature and begin the research process. 2 years 50 weeks ago
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klehman
Thematic Analysis Research Paper - English 11: Part 2 –Advanced Database Searching and Source Cards In a unit to write a thematic research paper for English, students will analyze their thesis and come up with a list of keywords and terms to use in advanced searches on the library's online databases. The essential question for this lesson is: How can I use my knowledge of subscription databases and various search strategies to locate critical articles on my thesis topic? 2 years 50 weeks ago
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klehman
Thematic Analysis Research Paper - English 11: Part 3 - Note Taking In a unit to write a thematic research paper for English, students return to the library for two final 90 minute class periods to access the sources discovered during the location and access days and begin to take notes for their research paper. The essential question is: How well is my theme supported in critical literature? 2 years 50 weeks ago
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klehman
What Were They Thinking Then, What Are We Thinking Now? In the library students compare primary sources from two time periods relating to an issue in their novel or play. Students compare how the issue was perceived by characters in their work to how it is perceived by individuals today. The essential questions for this lesson are: Have the ideas and perspectives about the main issue of the novel or play changed with time? To what extent has the issue been resolved? 2 years 41 weeks ago
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klehman