Big 6 TM  Information Research Skills  Developed by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz Copyright 1997 Karen Swanson, MLIS Li...
Cooking  a Meal Doing a Research project
Cooking a Meal 1. Decide on the menu <ul><ul><li>What will you cook? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How much will you have to ...
Doing a Research Project 1. Task Definition  <ul><ul><li>Pick a topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define your guiding (burn...
 
Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (What ingredients will you need?)‏ <ul><ul><li>List your ingredients </li>...
 
Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources: </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources: </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources: </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources: </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Doing a Research Project 2. Information-Seeking Strategies <ul><ul><li>Decide on information needed to answer questions  <...
Doing a Research Project 2. Information-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources </li></ul...
Doing a Research Project 2. Information Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Internet sites require even more work!...
HOW CAN WE MAKE THE INTERNET EASIER? <ul><ul><li>Pick reliable sources!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Invisible Web (Su...
Cooking a Meal 3. Go shopping for your ingredients <ul><ul><li>Store Guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Service </...
Doing a Research Project 3. Locate & Access Resources <ul><ul><li>Where do you look for these resources? </li></ul></ul><u...
Cooking a Meal 4. Food Preparation <ul><ul><li>What part of the ingredients will you use? All or part? What size pieces? <...
Doing a Research Project 4. Use of Information <ul><ul><li>How will your record the information? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><u...
 
Cooking a Meal 5. Prepare / Cook <ul><ul><li>Put the ingredients together in the right order and cook/bake, or? </li></ul>...
5. Synthesis  <ul><ul><li>Organize the information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Read the directions CAREFULLY!  </li></u...
 
 
Cooking a Meal 6. After Dinner Review <ul><ul><li>Did it come out like you expected? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Could you ...
Doing a Research Project 6. Evaluation <ul><ul><li>Did you answer your questions? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Did you do yo...
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Let's Get Cooking with Research!

  1. 1. Big 6 TM Information Research Skills Developed by Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz Copyright 1997 Karen Swanson, MLIS Librarian, Wester Middle School c2009 Jan North, Director ITSes Mansfield ISD
  2. 2. Cooking a Meal Doing a Research project
  3. 3. Cooking a Meal 1. Decide on the menu <ul><ul><li>What will you cook? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How much will you have to make? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best menus have at least 3 dishes = 6 ingredients! </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Doing a Research Project 1. Task Definition <ul><ul><li>Pick a topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define your guiding (burning) questions – 6 is a good number </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (What ingredients will you need?)‏ <ul><ul><li>List your ingredients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will you need fresh or frozen? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homemade or </li></ul></ul><ul><li>pre-prepared? </li></ul>
  6. 8. Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One-Stop Shopping: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Walmart, Target, K-Mart </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 9. Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grocery stores: Kroger, Albertsons' Tom Thumb Sell mostly food </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 10. Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Specialty Shops Hard to find foods </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Central Market Asian Markets </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 11. Cooking a Meal 2. Ingredient-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can’t find it anywhere else </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Need to buy from RELIABLE sites! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Allligator meat Kangaroo loin steaks
  10. 12. Doing a Research Project 2. Information-Seeking Strategies <ul><ul><li>Decide on information needed to answer questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What do you already know? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What do you need to know? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What types of info do you need? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate types of sources to determine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>which are the best </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Does your information need to be current? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you need facts or opinions? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will primary sources be necessary? </li></ul></ul>
  11. 13. Doing a Research Project 2. Information-Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Determine possible resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Encyclopedias </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Periodicals (Newspapers, magazines, journals‏ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet resources </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 14. Doing a Research Project 2. Information Seeking Strategies (continued)‏ <ul><ul><li>Internet sites require even more work! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is it current information? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can you tell who the author is? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is the author an expert? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Who is supporting the site? Check for home page or URL </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is it biased (fact or opinion)? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 15. HOW CAN WE MAKE THE INTERNET EASIER? <ul><ul><li>Pick reliable sources!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Invisible Web (Subscription databases)‏ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand how the Internet and web pages work. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 16. Cooking a Meal 3. Go shopping for your ingredients <ul><ul><li>Store Guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you have your store card, coupons, money? </li></ul></ul>
  15. 17. Doing a Research Project 3. Locate & Access Resources <ul><ul><li>Where do you look for these resources? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who do you ask for assistance? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you need anything to access these resources? (library card, database passwords)‏ </li></ul></ul>
  16. 18. Cooking a Meal 4. Food Preparation <ul><ul><li>What part of the ingredients will you use? All or part? What size pieces? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember where you got the ingredients if anyone asks. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Doing a Research Project 4. Use of Information <ul><ul><li>How will your record the information? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Information maps, notecards, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What information in each source will be good? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Remember the guiding questions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will you cite your sources? </li></ul></ul>
  18. 21. Cooking a Meal 5. Prepare / Cook <ul><ul><li>Put the ingredients together in the right order and cook/bake, or? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Need to read recipe directions CAREFULLY! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How will you serve the meal? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plates, silverware </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tablecloth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Called “presentation” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 22. 5. Synthesis <ul><ul><li>Organize the information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Read the directions CAREFULLY! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Type of presentation (oral, written, Power Point, board)‏ </li></ul></ul>
  20. 25. Cooking a Meal 6. After Dinner Review <ul><ul><li>Did it come out like you expected? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Could you have done anything differently? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Did the others enjoy your meal? </li></ul></ul>
  21. 26. Doing a Research Project 6. Evaluation <ul><ul><li>Did you answer your questions? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Did you do your best? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will your teacher agree with you? </li></ul></ul>

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