Posts Tagged: Activity

Lesson Component: Activities for use within a lesson plan

Defining Research Questions

Selecting aspects of a topic to research can be tough, especially for younger students who may, without guidance, collect a mishmash of random, unrelated facts.  This handout and activity helps students pick research questions that are relevant to them and

Defining Research Questions

Selecting aspects of a topic to research can be tough, especially for younger students who may, without guidance, collect a mishmash of random, unrelated facts.  This handout and activity helps students pick research questions that are relevant to them and

Google’s Research Lessons

Click here or the link in the annotation below to access the resource. Google has created fifteen information-seeking lessons to use in finding relevant results in Google for beginner, intermediate, and advanced researchers.  Examples include: Beginner: Apply filtering tools and

Google’s Research Lessons

Click here or the link in the annotation below to access the resource. Google has created fifteen information-seeking lessons to use in finding relevant results in Google for beginner, intermediate, and advanced researchers.  Examples include: Beginner: Apply filtering tools and

KWL Chart

This graphic organizer can be used in any subject area and for any topic.  For this toolbox, it can be used as an organizer for students when researching a topic, or for a class as they study databases or other

KWL Chart

This graphic organizer can be used in any subject area and for any topic.  For this toolbox, it can be used as an organizer for students when researching a topic, or for a class as they study databases or other

A-Ha! Mm-Hmm…Say What? Discussion

This is a way to frame discussion on an article that the class reads.  With their notes on the reading, students work in small groups to identify each of these moments they had while reading: A-Ha: A new idea that

A-Ha! Mm-Hmm…Say What? Discussion

This is a way to frame discussion on an article that the class reads.  With their notes on the reading, students work in small groups to identify each of these moments they had while reading: A-Ha: A new idea that

Choosing the Best Search Resource for Your Information Need

Noodle Tools is a website that provides information literacy resources.  “Choosing the Best Search for Your Information Need” helps users who are looking for specific information use the correct search engine or website resource.  The page is separated by topic,

Choosing the Best Search Resource for Your Information Need

Noodle Tools is a website that provides information literacy resources.  “Choosing the Best Search for Your Information Need” helps users who are looking for specific information use the correct search engine or website resource.  The page is separated by topic,

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide! Lesson

The lesson can be found in a variety of different formats online. To download a lesson plan, click here. To see the lesson plan in a webpage format, click here. This lesson asks students to evaluate a series of websites

Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide! Lesson

The lesson can be found in a variety of different formats online. To download a lesson plan, click here. To see the lesson plan in a webpage format, click here. This lesson asks students to evaluate a series of websites

TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills

Click the image or click here to access the resource. TRAILS is an online knowledge assessment tool for information literacy skills created by Kent State University Libraries.  The multiple-choice questionnaire targets 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th graders.  The assessment is

TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills

Click the image or click here to access the resource. TRAILS is an online knowledge assessment tool for information literacy skills created by Kent State University Libraries.  The multiple-choice questionnaire targets 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th graders.  The assessment is