The following lessons are designed to assist students in conducting research, drawing evidence from text, describing what they have learned, as well as going through the steps needed to complete a research paper.
The skills related to research are isolated as students are moved through a series of learning activities providing practice and reinforcement. Students learn to select a topic, form a focus, write a thesis statement, gather information, prepare to write, write the paper, edit & revise, and publish the final draft.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W. .7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W. .8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.