Inquiry - ACQUIRE skills
Whare Ahuru Mowai
·This board is a collection of resources/links that help develop research skills at earlier years of schooling
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Independent Research Projects for Science & Social Studies - Enrichment Choices
Independent Research Projects for Science Social Studies. Great for gifted students who need enrichment after they master the standards earlier than others. Can be used for any science or social studies topic and are designed for students to work mostly independently with less direct guidance from teacher.
Mobile Museum Ecosystems Exhibits~PBL~
Take your animal/ecosystems unit to the next level. I always underestimated having upper-elementary students study animals--until I implemented organism research as a Project Based Learning unit during our study of ecosystems; 4th, 5th, 6th grade Ecosystems, organisms, environment, animal research; art and science; project based learning; hands-on project
Generating Questions Lesson: Create anchor chart, discuss how asking questions while reading keeps us engaged in the story and betters our comprehension. Next, we take a quick picture walk through a big book story, give each child a large sticky note and tell them to write a question they had about the story based on the pictures. Encourage students to start with the phrase, “I wonder if…”
Internet Search to address Common Core
Internet Search to address Common Core The Common Core ELA Writing Standard 8 requires students to navigate the Internet for research and evaluate the validity of the sites to support their claims. The introduction to this starts in Kindergarten and progresses each year.
Why Teach Media Literacy? Distinguishing Between REAL and FAKE News
Help upper elementary, middle school, & high school students with media literacy by teaching them to distinguish between real and fake news. Learn why what students research and read needs to be up-to-date. Watch videos learning more about legitimate webs