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Clinton Middle School The Amazing Race. Research Organization. Types of Resources used for Research. Print Resources Non-fiction books Encyclopedias Almanacs Dictionaries Atlases Magazines. Types of Resources Used for Research. Electronic Resources TPS databases Internet Websites

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Clinton middle school the amazing race

Clinton Middle SchoolThe Amazing Race

Research Organization


Types of resources used for research

Types of Resources used for Research

  • Print Resources

    • Non-fiction books

    • Encyclopedias

    • Almanacs

    • Dictionaries

    • Atlases

    • Magazines


Types of resources used for research1

Types of Resources Used for Research

  • Electronic Resources

    • TPS databases

    • Internet Websites

    • Electronic Dictionaries

    • Electronic Encyclopedias

    • On-line Magazines


Tps databases

TPS Databases

Open Internet Explorer

Go to: http://clinton.tulsaschools.org

Click on Library

Choose TPS Databases

Use the links to begin your research.

Nettrekker log in:

Username: clistudent

Password: student

  • http://www.tulsaschools.org/


Big6 checklist

Big6 Checklist

  • Step 1: Task definition

    • What do I need to find out?

    • What are my options?

  • Step 2: Information-Seeking Strategies

    • What resources will I use?

      • Print and electronic resources

  • Step 3: Location and Access

    • Have I looked in OPAC?

    • Have I looked in the reference section?

    • Have I looked at search engines and online databases

    • Have I asked my librarian for help?

  • Eisenberg/Berkowitz (1995). Big6 checklist. Highsmith, Inc., 2007.


    Clinton middle school the amazing race

    • Step 4: Use of Information

      • I have used the different required resources.

      • I have recorded my resource information for my bibliography.

      • I have written the information in my own words.

    • Step 5: Synthesis

      • I have used good information and followed the format for my project.

    • Step 6: Evaluation

      • My final project meets my goals and those of my teacher.


    Fill in the chart

    Fill in the Chart


    Big6 assignment organizer

    Big6 Assignment Organizer

    • Remember the 6 steps for good research!!


    Other graphic organizers

    Other Graphic Organizers

    • It really doesn’t matter what you choose, but choose one that suits your learning style!


    The adventure begins

    The Adventure Begins


    Select your team

    Select Your Team


    Choose your route

    Choose Your Route

    • Get your research topic from Mrs. Gallagher and begin your research strategy.


    1 st amazing race task task definition

    1st Amazing Race TaskTask Definition

    • Using your organizational chart, define your information problem.

      • What is the question you need to answer?

        • What do you know, what do you need to learn?


    2 nd amazing race task information seeking strategies

    2nd Amazing Race TaskInformation Seeking Strategies

    • Write a list of possible resources that you can use:

      • PRINT

        • Non-fiction books

        • Reference books

        • Newspaper or magazine

      • ELECTRONIC

        • TPS Databases

        • Websites


    3rd amazing race task location and access

    3rd Amazing Race TaskLocation and Access

    • Locate two resources that would give you good information for your research topic.

      • One Print

      • One Electronic

        • Write them on your organizational chart or worksheet

    • You may have several options for these resources. Don’t get sidetracked and take a ….


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    BEWARE!

    of

    • Make sure that your resources have accurate, current and academic information that is appropriate to your topic! I will not accept the following:

    • Wikipedia

    • any blogs

    • strange websites

    • **Remember our previous lessons on acceptable resources for research….


    Clinton middle school the amazing race

    • Find one fact about your topic from each resource.

    • Write it in your own words on your paper.

    4th Amazing Race TaskUse of Information


    Roadblock

    ROADBLOCK

    • Choose one team member to show me your resources and your written facts….


    Finish line

    Finish Line

    • After finishing each task, make sure that I sign off on it before you move to the next task.

    • It must be accurate and essential information for good research.

      • Each task is worth 10 points.


    Clinton middle school the amazing race

    You are now finished with this leg of your Amazing Race. You are ready to start another race.


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