How I can help1. Finding resources and mapping out a plan to help students ﬁnd those sources.2. Teaching a research skill related to your project.3. Suggesting appropriate technology to help students CREATE, ORGANIZE, & SHARE Information
Find-a-Source Challenge Use a Research Database (Password 7110) or the Online Catalog.• We all know that Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in MLB playing for the Dodgers. Let’s say you are interested in ﬁnding out what Robinson did in the year prior to his Brooklyn debut. Find a primary source that helps you learn more about this history.• Find an article from the Chicago Tribune immediately following Hiroshima detailing the U of C’s involvement in the development of the Atomic Bomb.• Find a book in the library about the Great Migration.• Click on Student Resources in Context or Global Issues. Find a subject that your students will study this year. Explore the resources available.
2. Teaching Research Skills Locating sources Developing Research Questions What is the behavior/event/action? Searching Efﬁciently (account for action) Why did the people involved do what they did? (motives) Narrowing Identifying A Types of Sources: Topic Primary/Secondary Popular/Scholarly Evaluating the Really Bad Ones Citing Sources Credibility of Sources
Integrating CFP in Research Main Idea & Supporting Details Synthesizing Ideas from Multiple Sources Making Inferences Writing Strategies
Have something due at the end of each visit to the library. For example: • Annotated Bib with one print & one database source • Completed Source Sheet w/ Main Idea & Supporting Details of Article • Proof of Source Credibility: PAPA • Working Research Question or Thesis • Completed Graphic Organizer