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Hoax or No Hoax? Strategies for Online Comprehension and Evaluation

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Hoax or No Hoax? Strategies for Online Comprehension and Evaluation

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.

Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.

Tampa, Florida

James L. Welsh

James L. Welsh

Tampa, Florida

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Calendar Activities

Printouts

Strategy Guides

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 3

Google was formally incorporated this week in 1998.

Students are guided in an exploration of search tools and have a discussion about the purposes, benefits, and disadvantages of each.

 

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PRINTOUTS

Grades   3 – 12  |  Printout  |  Graphic Organizer

Compare and Contrast Chart

This organizer can be used to help students explain similarities and differences between two things or ideas. After this organizer has been completed, it could easily be developed into a classroom discussion or writing topic on the information gathered.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Printout  |  Graphic Organizer

I-Search Process Reflection Chart

This chart asks students to consider their challenges and successes across the span of the research process, from question formulation to the final write-up.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Printout  |  Graphic Organizer

I-Search Chart

As part of an I-Search writing process, this handout facilitates the formation of meaningful questions and subquestions for student inquiry.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Reading Online

In this Strategy Guide you will learn how online reading differs from offline reading and strategies to build and reinforce the skills that online reading requires.

 

Grades   8 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Promoting Student-Directed Inquiry with the I-Search Paper

The sense of curiosity behind research writing gets lost in some school-based assignments. This Strategy Guide provides the foundation for cultivating interest and authority through I-Search writing, including publishing online.

 

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