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4th Grade - Appropriate Media


Select the most appropriate and reliable media for accessing information, writing a report, or making a presentation. SPI 0401.7.1

Links verified on 10/31/2011

  1. Asking people - develop pupils' skills in gaining information from people, e.g. who to choose, interview skills and questionnaire design.
  2. Find it on the internet - introduce pupils to the basic ways of searching for information and how to keep safe on the internet
  3. Looking in books - develop pupils' understanding of how different types of books contain specific information, and of the ways in which information is organized in books, including lists of contents, chapter overviews, advance organizers and indexes
  4. What Information? - A unit plan: give pupils the skills to be able to decide what they are trying to find out, and how they are going to go about it.

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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