Teaching Students to Conduct Short Research Projects
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Teaching Students to Conduct Short Research Projects

Mini-Lessons to Help Students Write Successful Research Reports From Start to Finish—and Meet Higher Standards

ISBN: 978-0-545-65336-7

by Ryan K. Gilpin

Ryan Gilpin shares her classroom-tested lessons for teaching students the skills they need to research a topic, organize their learning, and present their results—both orally and in writing. Ryan demonstrates how to teach students to:

  • choose a topic
  • develop key questions
  • select relevant resources
  • read nonfiction critically
  • take notes efficiently
  • evaluate and synthesize information
  • draft, revise, and publish an informative/explanatory piece
  • present the project to an audience

Complete with model lessons, planning sheets, rubrics, and student samples, this practical resource is a must-have for helping students build essential reading, writing, and thinking skills.

Grades 2-4, 128 pages

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