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Big 6 lesson

  1. 1. Grade 4 BIG6 SY 2006-2007
  3. 3. <ul><li>Questions: </li></ul><ul><li>The __________________ is an alphabetical listing of all the books and other materials in the library. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The __________________ is helpful if you know the exact title of the book. </li></ul>Card Catalog Title Card
  4. 4. 3. The ________________ is a book of facts about persons, places, things and events. They are in volumes because of so much information it provides. 4. ______________________ are materials used or referred to for quick information. Encyclopedia Reference Sources
  5. 5. 5. The ____________is a book of words and meanings. 6. _______________ and _________________ are types of reference sources. 7. The ____________ is a book with current information on many subjects and is published every year. Dictionary Print Sources Electronic Sources Almanac
  6. 6. 8. The ____________ is helpful if you know the author of the book. 9. _______________ and _________________ are types of Electronic Sources. 10. The ________ is a book with collection of maps. Author Card Online Format Multi-media Format Atlas
  7. 7. Carl received a pet goldfish as gift last Christmas from Uncle George.
  8. 8. But Carl has a problem, he doesn’t know how to take care of the goldfish…
  9. 9. What does Carl need to do?
  10. 10. study taking care of pets seek help from a veterinarian inquire in a pet shop Look in a book Find information in the internet
  11. 11. study seek inquire Look Find R E SE A R C H - is a careful study or investigation in order to find and learn facts .
  12. 12. What was Carl’s problem? How to take care of goldfish What can he do? Where can he find these information? study taking care of pets, seek help from a veterinarian, inquire in a pet shop, look in a book, find in the internet animal clinic, pet store, library, internet What can he do with the resources that he have? read, view, take down notes/list important details, interview How can he remember all these things? Make a composition/paragraph about taking care of goldfish. Is everything complete? Checks his composition/paragraph if he gets all the needed information he wanted.
  13. 14. Dr. Michael B. Eisenberg Dean University of Washington Information School Robert E. Berkowitz, School Library Media Specialist Wayne Central School District It was developed by Dr. Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E. Berkowitz
  14. 16. Step 1 – Task Definition * What needs to be done? * What does your teacher want you to do? Define the problem. What do you need to accomplish? *What information do you need to include? What types of information are needed in order to solve the problem or make a decision? Big6 Research Process
  15. 17. <ul><li>What can I use to find </li></ul><ul><li>what I need? </li></ul>*Make a list of all sources Step 2 – Information Seeking Strategies *Select the best sources
  16. 18. <ul><li>Where can I find these </li></ul><ul><li>resources? </li></ul>* Figure out where you will get your materials *Find the materials Step 3 – Location & Access
  17. 19. <ul><li>What can I use from these </li></ul><ul><li>resources ? </li></ul>*Read, view, surf, or interview *Take notes on paper or note cards *Be sure to give credit to your sources Step 4 – Use of Information
  18. 20. Step 5 – Synthesis *What can I make to finish the job? * Organize information from multiple sources *How is the information best presented? *Write your research.
  19. 21. Step 6 – Evaluation *How will I know I did my job well ? *Was the problem solved? *Check your work before you submit your final report .
  20. 22. Thomas loves to watch NBA basketball in TV. He admires Kobe Bryan of Los Angeles Lakers team. He wanted to become a basketball player someday. Thomas
  21. 23. But Thomas only knows little information about the sport basketball.
  22. 24. What does Thomas need to do?
  23. 25. The boys will write their answers on the whiteboard
  24. 26. Submit your research/report .
  25. 27. “ To be information literate, you must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate and use effectively the needed information” ALA, 1989 Recommended website: