Instructions You will be researching an author and presenting the information to the class You will create a PowerPointpresentation to share your research with the class You will receive several grades for this project Rubrics will be used to assess yourwork at several points in the research process
Step # 1 – Task DefinitionWhat needs to be done?What do I need to do?What information do Ineed?
When and where was my author born Something interesting about his/her childhood What What books he/she wroteinformation do I need? What genre does each book he/she wrote belong to? What awards he/she won Is there a sample of the author’s work online?
Step #2 – Information Seeking StrategiesWhat resources can I use?What information sources can I use?Which information sources are the best?
Step #3 Location and AccessWhere are the resources I need?Where can I find each source?How can I find information ineach source?
Step #4 Use of InformationWhat can I use from these sources?What information in each source isuseful?How should I record my notes?Did I cite my sources?
Step #5 SynthesisWhat can I make to finishthe job?How should I organize theinformation to meet therequirements of my task?
Step #6 EvaluationHow will I know I did myjob well?Is my project complete?Did I meet eachrequirement ?