The implementation of the Common Core State Standards(CCSS) calls on educators to refresh and sharpen their skillsin readi...
Through our Information Explorers and Language Arts Explorers series (and their Junior editions),we don’t just deliver fac...
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A book of research projects for K-5 classrooms written by information literacy experts.

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Navigating the Information Tsunami Flyer

  1. 1. The implementation of the Common Core State Standards(CCSS) calls on educators to refresh and sharpen their skillsin reading, writing, math ... and research!Navigating the Information Tsunami:Engaging Research Projects that Meetthe Common Core State Standards, K-5At Cherry Lake Publishing, our authors and editors arepassionate about giving kids robust, engaging, and challengingmaterials that will prepare them to flourish in the multimediaInformation Age.Our contributors provide detailed guidance on how teacherscan harness students’ natural curiosity to go beyond factgathering and exceed CCSS expectations. Expert practitionersshare projects aligned to CCSS that invite students to thinkdeeply; weigh choices; make, articulate and share decisions. Experienced teachers of research skills and strategies share their lessons for involving elementary students in research projects that stretch far beyond factual recall. Trade Paper S/L $29.95 ISBN 978-1-61080-868-2 Pages 96 CALL: 1-866-918-3956 FAX: 1-866-489-6490 ONLINE: www.cherrylakepublishing.com
  2. 2. Through our Information Explorers and Language Arts Explorers series (and their Junior editions),we don’t just deliver facts. Our print materials and eBooks burst with engaging graphics, appealinglayouts, friendly language, and hands-on activities that invite students to be active learners in theirthree-dimensional, multimedia world. We want children to be information-savvy and digitally-literate, toexplore the world around them, and to use print and multimedia tools to share their learning with others. Information Explorer: Super Smart Information Strategies The Information Explorer series provides readers with the tools they need to FIND, ORGANIZE, and SHARE information clearly and effectively. Activities designed to help readers explore all kinds of information sources are included in each chapter. Readers are encouraged to think critically as they conduct research, collaborate with fellow students, and present their findings in Interest Level 4-8 new and interesting ways. Reading Level 4-5 Trade Paper S/L $9.95 Library Binding S/L $18.95 Common Core STATE STANDARDS INITIATIVE Research and media skills blended into the Standards as a whole To be ready for college, workforce training, and life in a technological society, students need the ability to gather, comprehend, evaluate, synthesize, and report on information and ideas, to conduct original research in order to answer questions or solve problems, and to analyze and create a high volume and extensive range of print and nonprint texts in media forms old and new. The need to conduct research and to produce and consume media is embedded into every aspect of today’s curriculum. In like fashion, research and media skills and understandings are embedded throughout the Standards rather than treated in a separate section. Information Explorer Junior The Information Explorer Junior series provides readers with the tools they need to FIND, ORGANIZE, and SHARE information clearly and effectively. Targeted at an earlier age range than our popular Information Explorer: Super Smart Information Series, this set will help your younger readers become Information Explorers! Interest Level 3-6 Reading Level 4-5 Trade Paper S/L $9.95 Library Binding S/L $18.95 Common Core STATE STANDARDS INITIATIVE Research and media skills blended into the Standards as a whole To be ready for college, workforce training, and life in a technological society, students need the ability to gather, comprehend, evaluate, synthesize, and report on information and ideas, to conduct original research in order to answer questions or solve problems, and to analyze and create a high volume and extensive range of print and nonprint texts in media forms old and new. The need to conduct research and to produce and consume media is embedded into every aspect of today’s curriculum. In like fashion, research and media skills and understandings are embedded throughout the Standards rather than treated in a separate section. CALL: 1-866-918-3956 FAX: 1-866-489-6490 ONLINE: www.cherrylakepublishing.com

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