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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Research Building Blocks: Examining Electronic Sources
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Minilesson|
|Estimated Time||60 minutes|
Grades 5 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
After researching various human-made disasters such as the BP oil spill, the sinking of the Titanic, and the Great Chicago Fire, students share their research in oral presentations. Then students pair up to compare and contrast their disasters using the Venn Diagram Student Interactive or the Venn diagram Mobile App.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 4
Students are guided in an exploration of search tools and have a discussion about the purposes, benefits, and disadvantages of each.
Grades 5 – 12 | Strategy Guide
In this Strategy Guide, learn how to prepare yourself and your students for reading and note-taking in mobile environments.