Form a question: Research should be targeted; develop a question you want to answer before progressing any further.
Decide on resources: Not every resource is good for every question/problem.
Back to school… what do you want to learn this year? What would you like to know more about? What is an investigation that you never understood?
Making the family connection: Discussthe slides above.
Materials: family learning journals/paper, pencils, colored pencils, and/or crayons. Remind them to open their journals to the next available page and date it. Don’t forget to have them label the top of the page with today’s learning topic/skill.
Today’s literary connection: Researching and Resourcing. Guided enquiry:“What topic will you choose?” *A certain period of history; a war; an animal; a person of interest; an invention; country/state; or a culture (Native Americans).
Next:Guide them in searching for online resources and take them to the public library with their topic-list of questions-and library card (encourage them to ask the librarian to help them choose 3-5 resources for their research topic).
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