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Research Building Blocks: Examining Electronic Sources
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||60 minutes|
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
- Illinois State Government Investigation
- Kid Safe Search Sites
- Merriam-Webster OnLine
- Research Building Blocks: Hints about Print
Before completing this activity, students should have experience with developing a topic, targeting keywords, and selecting print resources. Students should also be familiar with electronic sources before they can critically examine them.