RESEARCH SKILLS How to do research ? Let’s practice !
RESEARCH STEPS Formulating the questions Observing and planning Collecting data Recording data Organizing data Interpreting data Presenting research findings
NOTE TAKING Prepare your questions select appropriate resources at least 3 different books or websites Read and highlight the most important information based on your questions Record by using keywords
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO BEFORE MAKINGNOTE? Proof reading Why is it important? What strategies you will use?Have a look
LET’S CHECK TOGETHER ! What is the most important information you can find out from this paragraph?See paragraph below: Marco Polo was a Venetian (Italian) explorer who travelled through Central Asia and China. Marco Polo was born in 1254 and he died in 1324. He was an Italian explorer from Venice. His mother died after giving him birth. His aunt and uncle raised him. His father and uncle were both merchants. He was seventeen on his first journey to China in 1271. What is the paragraph about?
LET’S CHECK TOGETHER ! What is the most important information you can find out from this paragraph?See paragraph below:Polos book includes fantastic accounts of men with tails and cannibals seem to be around every corner. The book is somewhat geography of Asian provinces. It is divided into chapters covering specific regions and Polo delves into the politics, agriculture, military power, economy, , burial system, and religions of each area. Polo brought the ideas of paper currency and coal to Europe. He also included second-hand reports of areas that he had not visited, such as Japan and Madagascar. http://geography.about.com/cs/marcopolo/a/marcopolo.h tm
LET’S CHECK TOGETHER ! What is the most important information you can find out from this paragraph?See paragraph below: Marco Polo travelled to China with his father and uncle over theSilk Road which was an overland route to China. He worked forKublai Khan, the Mongol Emperor, for seventeen years. He sailedhome instead of going overland. He brought back ivory, jade, jewels,porcelain and silk. He told about the Chinese use of coal, money andcompasses. He met Rustichello, a famous writer, who wrote aboutMarco Polos travels in a book called THE BOOK OF TRAVELS. MarcoPolo became famous for his travels through Central Asia and China.His book gave Europeans some of their earliest information aboutChina. www.yesnet.yk.ca/scho What is the paragraph about?
LET’S CHECK TOGETHER ! What should you do, if your info is not complete? Yes, you need to find another info and interpret the data What should you do if you have finished completing the data (note taking)? You may start to making note in a form of simple paragraph
LET’S DO IT! Write the paragraphs into these categories : Early life Reasons Voyages Tools Accomplishments or contributions Impacts Routes or journeys (you can draw the map to show his journeys, how ever you need to add when he traveled and went back to his country) Your opinionBasically, see the data in your UOI book (note taking)
LET’S DO IT! You might write the paragraph with your partner Both of you write the draft in a piece of paper. Do it together ! Peer edit if you have finished writing the draft Publish and decorate in a piece of hard cover or type it ! Don’t forget drawing Marco Polo picture and his journey It will take 30 minutes to write the draft. The good copy must be done at home!
LET’S WRITE IT! Marco Polo was an Italian explorer who discovered Silk Road, which is … Marco Polo was an Italian explorer who traveled from Venice to China by lands. He… Marco Polo traveled to China because…… The reason of his exploration is to…. Marco Polo started to travel in……..They passed….During their journey they faced….. He brought …….in the middle of his journey he changed ..Then he used….. After arrived to China, he met ……Then he was asked by….to (draw map and mention the places that he discovered) Impacts Because of his exploration, Marco Polo … When he went back to Italy, European people did not believe …..