Recognize and identify a variety of print and electronic resources available for information (e.g., books, newspapers, technology, magazines, graphs). 0201.4.5
Links verified on 12/30/2014
- Dictionary Exercises - This section will help you review and strengthen your knowledge of the dictionary. The 30 exercises are grouped into beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Determine your level of knowledge and then select an exercise from the lists at the site.
- How to Evaluate Web Resources - a visual guide to evaluating sources on the web
- Kids Magazines - A list of children on-line magazines.
- 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
- Martin Luther King, Jr. and Me: Identifying with a Hero - helping them build connections between their own lives and the lives of the people they are studying.
- National Geographic for Kids - safe and fun exploration of the world.
- National Geographic for Little Kids - safe and fun exploration of the world.
- Newspapers - The parts of a newspaper and the purpose of each - for whole class lesson.
- Practice Using an Encyclopedia as a Source - lesson plan and a practice quiz
- Practice Using a Dictionary as a Source - lesson plan and a practice quiz
- Ranger Rick - on-line magazine
- Using a Glossary - [10 multiple-choice questions] a lab activity to recognize and use the definitions in a glossary as they relate to a text
- Using the Dictionary - [20 multiple-choice questions] a lab to use the dictionary to understand the meanings of words in context
- Using the Internet as a Source - online quiz
- Using references - lesson plan explaining a variety of reference materials and a practice quiz
- A variety of sources - lesson plan explaining a variety of sources.