Thursday, February 25, 2016

Bauer Famous People Research

Library Standards
Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Analyze differences among various informational materials in terms of structure and purpose
  • Identify keywords and synonyms for topic searches
  • Create effective searches of print material by identifying appropriate keywords
  • Locate specific information within a source
  • Identify the authority of an author in print materials
  • Evaluate sources for fact, opinion, propaganda, currency and relevance
  • Recognize the importance of the publication date as an indicator of information currency
Research Process
  • Plan strategies to utilize digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information
  • Use critical thinking skills to conduct research, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate technological tools and resources.
  • Use a variety of skills and strategies to comprehend nonfiction and informational text.
  • Utilize digital tools and resources to investigate real-world issues, answer questions, or solve problems

Reminder about plagiarism
Easy Bib add on for Google Docs
Research Process BIG 6

Credibility of sources