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Scientific Research: Communicate Results

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TN Scientific Research Standards


Communicate Results


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

Scientific Research: Standard 5 - Communicate Results
Checks for Understanding
5.1 | 5.2 | 5.3 | 5.4 | 5.5 | 5.6 | 5.6

Science Curriculum Standards
3295 - Scientific Research

Internet Resources
Demonstrate advanced keyboarding skills.
5.1
 
Apply proper grammatical conventions to written communication.
5.2
  1. Adjectives
    1. Adjective or Adverb - Exercise 1 - This worksheet discusses the differences between adjectives and adverbs. It defines adjectives and adverbs, shows what each can do, and offers several examples of each in use. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
    2. Adjective or Adverb - Exercise 2 - This worksheet discusses the differences between adjectives and adverbs. It defines adjectives and adverbs, shows what each can do, and offers several examples of each in use. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
    3. Power Proofreading - Choose 8th grade then select; Eye It - Buy It, Kids' Quiz, The Young and the Clueless, or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    4. Comparative and Superlative Quiz - use the pull down menus to see answers. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    5. Practicing adverbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, verbs - Word Skills 1 | Word Skills 2 | Word Skills 3 - each quiz has 20 multiple-choice questions This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  2. Conjunctions
    1. Avoiding Comma Splices, Fused Sentences, and Run-On's - from LEO: Literacy Education Online
    2. Combining Sentences for Variety and Clarity - several methods and examples are given, however this page only combines two sentences.
    3. Conjunctions - Conjunctions are words used as joiners. Different kinds of conjunctions join different kinds of grammatical structures.
    4. Conjunctions - push the buttons to see if your answer was correct This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    5. Conjunctions Quiz I - use the pull down menus to see answers. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    6. Conjunctions Quiz II - Combine the sentences using the conjunction given in parentheses. use the pull down menus to see answers. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    7. Conjunction-itis Popup - Find the correct conjunction form to combine two short sentences together into one! (a Quia quiz) This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    8. The Need to Combine Sentences - Sentences have to be combined to avoid the monotony that would surely result if all sentences were brief and of equal length. This lesson is followed by three quizzes. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    9. Repairing Run-On Sentences - After each run-on sentence select the remedy that would best repair that sentence. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Interjections
    1. Definition of interjections - explanation
    2. Interjections - list and meanings
    3. Interjection Lesson - from Grammar Monster
    4. Interjection Worksheet - Worksheet and lesson plan
    5. Interjection Quiz - use the pull down boxes to check your answer This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    6. Interjection Test - click on each interjection and then slick on the green check my answers button This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    7. Interjection Quiz - identify the interjection This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Pronouns
    1. Power Proofreading - Choose 8th grade then select; Word Workout, Eat Your Heart Out, Teen Time, or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    2. Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement - LEO: Literacy Education Online
    3. Agreement: pronoun antecedent from Big Dog's Grammar. After reviewing this material take an interactive quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    4. Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement - This tutorial will help you accomplish the following learning objectives: define and understand pronoun agreement, choose pronouns that agree with their antecedents in number, person, and gender and check and apply your skills.
    5. Pronoun Case - The case of some pronouns depends on their function in sentences or clauses. This lesson is followed by an interactive quiz. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    6. Pronoun Case - Brought to you by the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
    7. Practicing adverbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, verbs - Word Skills 1 | Word Skills 2 | Word Skills 3 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Verbs
    1. Controlling Shifts in Verb Tense - General guideline: Do not shift from one tense to another if the time frame for each action or state is the same.
    2. Power Proofreading - Choose 8th grade then select; E-mail to HME-TV Staff, Sour Sid on Sports, You Solve it, Weather or Not, Animal Alarm, or any one of the mixed practice exercises. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    3. Parts of Speech - Noun, Verb, Preposition, etc. Interactive quizzes This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    4. Subject/verb agreement - Basic Principle: Singular subjects need singular verbs; plural subjects need plural verbs. Other SV agreement quizzes Quiz 2 | Quiz 3 This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    5. Subject and Verb Agreement - from LEO: Literacy Education Online
    6. Subject Verb Agreement Quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    7. There is  or  there are? This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    8. Tag Questions 1 - Present Tense/To Be Verb/Affirmative This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    9. The CopyCat Game 1 from English-Zone This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    10. Making Subjects and Verbs Agree - Brought to you by the Purdue University Online Writing Lab
    11. Subject-Verb Agreement - from The Writer's Handbook
    12. Subject Verb Agreement from Big Dog's Grammar
    13. Identifying transitive verbs - definition and examples [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
    14. Transitive verb quiz - quiz for classroom practice
    15. Transitive / Intransitive Verb - Lesson and follow up quiz - second set of lessons and follow up quiz
    16. Transitive and Intransitive verbs - definition and examples
    17. Transitive/Intransitive Quiz - interactive quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    18. Transitive/ Intransitive Quia quiz - This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    19. Transitive / Intransitive - another Quia quiz
    20. Transitive/ Intransitive quiz - interactive quiz [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    21. Transitive Lesson - Lesson and activity
    22. Verb Classification Quiz - quiz
    23. The grammar outlaw - Disagreeing Subject and Verb, AKA The Disagreeable Sentence [This expired page comes from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
    24. Practicing past, present and future tenses - Tense Activity 1 | Tense Activity 2 | Tense Activity 3 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    25. Practicing adverbs, adjectives, nouns, pronouns, verbs - Word Skills 1 | Word Skills 2 | Word Skills 3 This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
Present research findings in expository form.
5.3
  1. Expository Essays:
    1. Expository Writing - Eight different examples of expository organizational patterns
    2. Expository Writing Prompts - 11 writing prompts [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
    3. A Lesson in Expository Writing -The Personal Touch: - This lesson uses examples of such communication as a springboard for practice in expository writing.
    4. The Expository Essay - Examples of expository essays
    5. Expository Writing Tips! - The information was taken from "Blowing Away the State Writing Assessment Test" by Jane Bell Kiester available through Maupin House Publishing.
    6. Expository Writing Plan - Use this information to help create your essays.
    7. Writing a "How-to" Explanation - Student model as an example An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  2. Finding the purpose of each paragraph - from a site on preparing for the GRE
Organize written communication with clarity and cohesion.
5.4
  1. Coherence and Unity - lesson plan presenting major connectors and minor connectors A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Cohesion - using repetition and reference words to emphasize key ideas in your writing
  3. Different Types of Paragraphs in an Essay - exercise 4.1 - Identify each sentence as belonging to an introductory, body or concluding paragraph. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. Different Types of Paragraphs in an Essay - exercise 4.2 - Read an introductory paragraph and identify the (1) thesis statement, (2) context for the essay and (3) limitation of the essay to a particular area. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Paragraph Coherence - a paragraph to read followed by questions to answer
  6. Paragraph Coherence - several exercises with answers supplied [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Paragraph Coherence - Coherence in a paragraph is the technique of making words, phrases, and sentences move smoothly and logically from one to the other
  8. Paragraph Structure Exercise - number sentences in an appropriate order to form a well-structured paragraph
  9. Paragraph Writing Exercise - several exercises asking your students to input their writing online This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. Sentence Order in Paragraphs - lesson and exercise
  11. Sentence Order - lesson and exercise
Design and implement an appropriate presentation format based upon the audience and nature of the research.
5.5
  1. Anecdotes - 30 inspiring anecdotes
  2. Creating a Multimedia Presentation - Follow the steps to make your multimedia presentation
  3. Creating a Power Presentation - handout; many ideas with scaffolding along the way to help students complete a project. An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  4. Effectively communicating with visual aids made simple - a nine-page .pdf document with good suggestions An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  5. Graphics for Classroom Use - a collection of various resources available for use in classroom presentations or reports; clip art, photographic/visual arts, photos, sound clips, video clips, and image search links. This collection of resources is an Internet4Classrooms page Internet4Classrooms step-by-step module
  6. A PowerPoint show related to this standardHelpful Hints for Presenters - [16 slides] many good suggestions can be found in this PowerPoint show by Silvi Marina
  7. Multimedia Presentation Checklist - adaptable for middle school students; a customized checklist that you can print out
  8. Presenting Effective Presentations with Visual Aids - suggestions from the U. S. Department of Labor OSHA
  9. Ten Tips for PowerPoint Slide Shows - create and deliver visual aids that complement and reinforce your message.
  10. Twelve Tips for Creating a Better PowerPoint Slide Show - produced by the Communications & Information Technology department at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  11. Using Visual Aids Effectively - tips for using visual aids
  12. Using Visual Aids Effectively - tips to help your students overcome "multimedia illiteracy" [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  13. Using Visual Aids Effectively - " most of us believe that a picture's worth a thousand words, and it is - but only if it's the right picture."
  14. A PowerPoint show related to this standardUsing Visual Aids Effectively - a 23 slide PowerPoint show
Present an effective and well-articulated oral report using audiovisual aids.
5.6
  1. Audio Broadcasts and Podcasts: Oral Storytelling and Dramatization - Each listener creates mental images to accompany the words and sounds that are broadcast, allowing these broadcasts to create a one-to-one connection that no other medium can match. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Cinema - interactive web site explaining how Hollywood makes movies This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Evaluating Visuals - tips on ways to evaluate visuals
  4. Framing and Point of View - This lesson focuses on how those different types of camera shots affect meaning A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. The Function of Images in Text - The lesson will focus on three major ways - as example, as evidence, and as expression - that images can be used in a text. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  6. Information Literacy Exercise - example of a web page that should allow students to use both their critical thinking and critical viewing skills.
  7. Media Awareness - introduces grades 5-8 to the concept of images presented through the media, primarily advertising through print and on television. The unit is divided into three approximately 45-minute lessons. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  8. Reading a Photograph - activity to help students examine information about photos An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  9. Scanning for Visual Details - This lesson will focus on locating visual details and examining them within the overall context of an image A lesson plan can be found at this site
  10. Strategies of Thinking Visually: Being First, Doing Second - five strategies of thinking visually
  11. TV news stories - how to analyze TV news stories and how a story is selected and written [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] A lesson plan can be found at this site
Prepare a technical paper for potential publication.
5.6
 

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