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Research on Nevada History Using information skills previously taught in the library, students will use online databases and print resources to investigate the history of Nevada. This research will support the classroom social studies lessons as students learn about the state they live in and why we celebrate Nevada Day. Students will be able to make connections to the events and people that led to Nevada's statehood. 42 weeks 1 day ago
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severelibrarian
Drawing on Blue Jeans Students use resources and information from the library to develop global perspectives in a changing world, learning about the roles and responsibilities of members of the global community. Each student identifies and explores his or her own particular area of interest. The students then connect their understanding to the real world, using inquiry to inspire artistic expression. 46 weeks 3 days ago
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lsmithdavis
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. 50 weeks 3 days ago
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klawrence
Research Essay Using Poetry Sophomores in American Literature will research a poet to write a three-paragraph research report. They will choose a poem to analyze as part of the writing process. The students will reflect on the poem and what they have learned about the time period in which it was written. The poem will be found in the library collection or in Poetry for Students collection. 1 year 2 weeks ago
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mboyle123
German Cities Travel and leisure activities are popular conversation topics in many cultures. Opinions of leisure and travel activities vary with each person's interests and previous experiences. In this lesson, the learners are asked to create travel advice articles about German-speaking cities. 1 year 7 weeks ago
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alexkerber
Adelina's Whales and The Big 6 research process Students will record relevant ("treasure")information from the PBS video: Saving the Ocean: Destination Baja, on their video note-taking template (Step 4- Use of Information). They will then synthesize their notes from the video and the website to answer the Essential Question: How is the Mayoral family helping to preserve the gray whales’ habitat at San Laguna Ignacio? (Step 5- Synthesis)on the Essential Question template. 1 year 7 weeks ago
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persinjr
Discovering Reference Resources Students will learn what information is included in a variety of reference resources (both print and electronic), and how to use them. The students will complete a task within each of the resources presented. Essential Questions: What are the different formats in which reference information is presented? What are three reference sources you could use when researching an important figure from American History? 1 year 7 weeks ago
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michelle.harris
Animal Research Project The concept this lesson is designed to teach is research skills. The Common Core State Standards emphasizes students engaging in short focused research. According to the Common Core State Standards, students in grades 3-5 need to participate in research and writing projects throughout the school year. The essential question students will explore is 'What is the Big 6 Research Model and what are the steps involved in the research process?' 1 year 7 weeks ago
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lascione
Dr. Seuss and Read Across America The essential question, What important facts about Dr. Seuss influenced the Read Across America movement in America? This lesson is designed to teach students to analyze the life and works of Dr. Seuss and to infer why he was important to the Read Across America movement. Students will use note taking skills to write their paragraph from reliable, teacher selected sources. 1 year 8 weeks ago
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hzalewski
Earth Day Project Students will be using both research skills and technology to propose an Earth Day project to the school principal. Students will answer the essential question "How will our project benefit our environment?" Once students have answered this question, teams will design a poster to be used as part of the presentation. Students will then vote on which poster to use in the proposal to the principal. Students aim to have the project approved. 1 year 13 weeks ago
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abern008