Browse and Sort

Browse and sort lesson plans based on rating, date published or author. Sort by clicking on the various column headings. The default sort is by last updated.

Title Overview Last updated Avg. Ratingsort icon Author
US History Researched Debate Project (Atomic Bomb) Essential Question: Was it ethical for President Truman and the US military to drop the atomic bombs on Japan during World War II? 2 years 6 weeks ago
2
jdyra
Animal Research Project The lesson is designed to teach students how to use the BIG6 graphic organizer so they will have a systematic way to approach research papers. The students will then have to look-up a book on the subject and retrieve the book form the shelf to show they can use the library online catalog system. A review on accessing databases from the school lab and home will be done. Student will choose topic. 2 years 3 weeks ago
2
MWPopovich
ELA Research Paper Introduction During this lesson on writing the research paper, students will be able to answer the following questions: What are the steps of writing a research paper? What sources are available through the school library media center and state library? How does one evaluate sources? This lesson was collaboratively taught by Molly Perry and Dawn Coughlin. 1 year 49 weeks ago
2
Dawn Coughlin
Introduction to Research Essential Question: What sources will help me complete my research paper? What are my strengths and weaknesses when doing research? Students will see many sources are available to them in different formats. They will explore these during the unit. How do you find books using the Dewey Decimal System? The main source for this lesson is non-fiction books. 2 years 49 weeks ago
2.5
Michele L Kuhar
Diary of a Worm/Fiction and Non-Fiction The essential concept of this lesson was designed for the student to differentiate between fiction and non-fiction and to compare the habitat relationships between worm, spider, and fly. The Essential Questions: What does it mean if a book is fiction or non-fiction? How would you explain the benefits a worm has on the world? What would happen if fly, spider, and worm were all friends? 1 year 50 weeks ago
2.5
sandy.andera
Chameleons Are Cool! As a class, students will participate in developing and using an inquiry model for gathering information and taking notes. The model includes accessing prior knowledge, developing questions, information gathering, and identifying any misconceptions about the topic of study. This model is explained by Debbie Miller in her book, Teaching with Intention. The essential questions for this unit include: How do chameleons' physical traits help them survive? How are chameleons alike or different from other lizards? 3 years 4 days ago
2.666665
lolmsted
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 51 weeks ago
3
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 51 weeks ago
3
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 51 weeks ago
3
klehman
Hamlet Research Paper: Find, Evaluate, and Select Appropriate Research Sources Students will learn why general Internet search engines are not always the best first-source for research papers (yielding only 25%, at best, of available Web information, according to Devine and Egger-Sider in Going Beyond Google). The essential questions for this lesson include: How can I use the Internet to accurately determine how much of Hamlet is based on true historical events? 2 years 36 weeks ago
3
digeronimot