Use media (e.g., photographs, films, videos, the arts, online catalogs, nonfiction books, encyclopedias, CD-ROM references, Internet) to view, read, and represent information and to conduct research. 0401.7.1
Links verified on 10/31/2011
- What is the Author's purpose - Watch these videos and learn information.Teacher handouts available in this lesson.
- What is non fiction? - online quiz
- Literature as a Jumping Off Point for Nonfiction Inquiry - students work in cooperative groups after reading a novel to develop a list of topics related to the novel then explore those topics in more detail using a text set. Lesson plan
- Question and Answer Books-From Genre Study to Report Writing - explore the content and format of these books, establish how they are different from and similar to other nonfiction texts, and discuss their possible uses for doing and presenting research. Lesson plan
- Research Building Blocks: Examining Electronic Sources - lesson plan; students will examine and rate the relevance of electronic sources, not only learning another part of the research process but also experiencing it first hand.
- Research Building Blocks: Skim, Scan, and Scroll - students will read informational text, looking for supporting details.
- Research Roadmap - an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills from Humboldt State University Library
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