Tablets and The Inquiry Process Search Note Taking
“Elementary school students learn how to research using tablets and The Inquiry Process. This video shows the students using the tablets to take notes either through a diary app or using a QR code generating app.” To find the accompanying videos, type the word ‘tablets” into the seach bar.
Integrating Research Techniques and Technology
“Students first read graphic novels to become familiar with the text structure, then research a self-selected topic using web-based resources. Students follow the research process and synthesize the information they obtained to create their own graphic novel.”
Picture Books as Framing Texts: Research Paper Strategies for Struggling Writers
“Students will research their topic and write a report to include information concerning the five W’s (Who, What, Where, When and Why), then work together to discuss each invention and create a timeline showing the chronology of the inventions discussed.”
Travel Brochures: Highlighting the Setting of a Story
“Students create a travel brochure for locations in texts that they have read. The activity requires students to think about and collect the details mentioned in the text that should be highlighted and conduct additional research on the location as they design their own brochures.”