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Hints about Print
|Grades||3 – 12|
|Interactive Type||Inquiry & Analysis|
|ABOUT THIS INTERACTIVE|
Hints about Print, included in an extended research skills unit which also employs the Fact Fragment Frenzy interactive, aids students in evaluating print resources that contain the facts they need for compiling their research. The tool asks prompting questions (shown at left) to guide young researchers in the process of their work. Having elementary students participate in this critical-thinking process early in their school experience promises to enrich further study and enjoyment of nonfiction texts.
Lessons That Use This Interactive
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson
In this lesson from a research skills unit, students examine abstracts on selected books to determine their relevance and helpfulness.