Research Project
Module Outcome <ul><li>Pupils will produce a  Who Wants to be a Millionaire  quiz  </li></ul><ul><li>or  </li></ul><ul><li...
Learning objective <ul><li>To use the internet to research your particular topic </li></ul><ul><li>To learn how to search ...
How do you find what you want on the WWW? <ul><li>First :  go to websites and resources that you know and trust (World Boo...
How do you find what you want on the WWW? <ul><li>Second : Search and find using a search engine </li></ul><ul><li>How man...
How to search and find? <ul><li>Search using key words/terms </li></ul><ul><li>Use quote marks (“second world war”) to sea...
You have found a website: now what? <ul><li>Ask yourself the following questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who wrote this? (lo...
Task: Continue your research <ul><li>Start with websites you trust </li></ul><ul><li>Then use the search engines to find o...
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WWII Research Research Lesson 4

  1. 1. Research Project
  2. 2. Module Outcome <ul><li>Pupils will produce a Who Wants to be a Millionaire quiz </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper reports and diary entries </li></ul><ul><li>These final outcomes will demonstrate your research and learning about WWII </li></ul>
  3. 3. Learning objective <ul><li>To use the internet to research your particular topic </li></ul><ul><li>To learn how to search the internet using keywords </li></ul><ul><li>To be able to asses websites </li></ul>
  4. 4. How do you find what you want on the WWW? <ul><li>First : go to websites and resources that you know and trust (World Book Online, BBC etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accurate </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. How do you find what you want on the WWW? <ul><li>Second : Search and find using a search engine </li></ul><ul><li>How many search engines can you name? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lycos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How about searching across them all? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dogpile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webcrawler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zuula </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How to search and find? <ul><li>Search using key words/terms </li></ul><ul><li>Use quote marks (“second world war”) to search for an exact phrase </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google search tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wonder Wheel shows you related searches </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. You have found a website: now what? <ul><li>Ask yourself the following questions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who wrote this? (look at the URL or About page) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When did they write it? (when was it updated?) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why did they write it? (is there a reason for the website? A particular audience?) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where did they write it? (where is the site based?) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At what level is it written? (is it appropriate for me?) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can it help me? (you decide!) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Task: Continue your research <ul><li>Start with websites you trust </li></ul><ul><li>Then use the search engines to find other websites </li></ul><ul><li>Read, make notes, print and highlight information </li></ul>

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