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Collect and store information which contributes to the building of understanding
Create multimedia project
Essential Questions What are the boundaries of this colony? How does that shape the identity of the people who live there? How does where you live affect how you live? How do I find what I am looking for efficiently? How can I effectively document and cite sources when conducting research? How do I show what sources affected my thinking?
Developing "smart" questions? Brainstorm a list of questions. Catagorize the questions. Identify which questions are the most interesting. * Share Bloom's Taxonomy
1. Search one of the questions for your particular colony. http://www.sweetsearch.com/socialstudies 2. Use yolink to find the words in your question that are highlighted. 3. Find the section or page that you think will answer your question. 4. Does it answer or help answer the question? If not, go to the next entry 5. If it answers the question, look at words and phrases. Ask yourself: Which of these words and phrases answer my question? Using yo link - "channeling"
yo link and Google Docs Note-taking consists of four types: citation, summary, paraphrase, and quotation. Students will learn to omit all words or phrases not essential to the meaning. Summarize as necessary and add written comments and reactions to the notes. Notes are to be shared with the teacher. Record sites at Easybib - Do this as you research so you don't miss recording all of your sources.
Sources for for finding media: Non-Commercial Use: One of the primary uses of a Creative Commons license is to allow people to copy the material as long as it is not made a part of any commercial venture. General rule, neither teachers nor students may use other's materials (graphics, photographs, text, etc.) when they publish on the Web or are used in a formal presentation unless they have received permission. Copyright Interactive
Teach students how to use... Advanced Google Search http://www.google.com/advanced_search?hl=en
Assessment Rubrics Multimedia Project : Colony Lifestyle Project Research
NETS Research and Information Fluency Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. Students: a. advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.b. exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.c. demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.d. exhibit leadership for digital citizenship. https://www.iste.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=NETS