Lesson: The Big SixResearch Model Mrs. Leggett, Media Coordinator
Objective Student will learn how to use the Big6 research process model. Student will learn why it is important to document resources Student will also learn how to create a bibliography using Citation Maker.
Skill EvaluationStudent will be given a researchproject which shows evidence of theBig6 research model and create abibliography with Citation Maker.
The Big Six Michael Eisenberg & Robert Berkowitz Steps in the Research Process1. Task Definition2. Information Seeking Strategies3. Location and Access4. Use of Information5. Synthesis6. Evaluation
Cycle Evaluation Task Definition SeekingSynthesis Strategies Use of Info. Location/Access
Task Definition Determine what needs to be done Directions/Assignment/Rubric Understand the assignment Read/Reread/Essential Question Follow the directions
Information Seeking Strategies Resources: journals, magazines, books, newspapers, Internet Destiny Search Determining factors: authoritative, scope, accuracy, current, and readability
Location and Access Where can I find these resources? School library or public Ask for assistance Ask questions Determine what’s available
Use of Information What can I use from these resources? Summarize the main idea Distinguish facts from opinion Gather information carefully
Use of Information: Plagiarism Plagiarism Cheating/Stealing/Copying Is taking someone else’s ideas, words, graphics and using as if it were your own. Avoiding Plagiarism Paraphrase Use Quotations Citing Sources
Synthesis Organize information from different sources Present information Prepare charts, graph Compare and contrast different points Use bibliography MLA Citation Maker
Evaluation Assess the project for strengths and weaknesses, Review and critique the steps used Go back and review your outline, rubric See if you were on target
Areas of Interaction Which areas of Interaction does your research relate to and why?
Bibliography http://www.big6.com/. Eisenberg, Mike & Bob Berkowitz. Updated on Wednesday, May 31st 2006. http://landmark-project.com http://www.internettutorials.net/contact.asp Terban, Marvin. Rready!Set!Research: Your fast and fun guide to writing research papers that rock! 1st. New York, NY: Scholastic, Inc, 2007.