W.7.8

Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

 
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Writing an Outline for an Informative Paragraph

7th Grade ELA » Unit: What Happened to Emmett Till?: Analyzing Multiple Sources to Discover History
7th Grade ELA » Unit: What Happened to Emmett Till?: Analyzing Multiple Sources to Discover History
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Writing outlines before writing rough drafts helps students focus on ideas and organization.

 
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Gathering Evidence for a Future Job Using Print Resources

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

“Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose. ” -Zora Neale Hurston

 
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Citing Sources and Plagiarism

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argumentative Writing and Research with National History Day
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argumentative Writing and Research with National History Day
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Did I really plagiarize? I thought I was researching.

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How To Do Quality Research & Citation

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument - Part 2
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument - Part 2
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Locating and using the thoughts of others as SUPPORT for our thinking.

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plagiarism1
   

Final Draft of Writing Piece Using Multiple Text Structures

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Finalize it!

 
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Reflections (1)
thewritingprocess
   

Inspiring Students to Read Nonfiction Part 2

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 1
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Persevering through the Adversity of our World Part 1
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Finding the right book is half the battle. Here's a map.

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deweydecimalsystem
   

Rubric for Research Essay

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Standardize Your Thinking!

 
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rainbowbrain
   

Gathering Evidence for a Future Job Using the Internet

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Let's go on an evidence hunt!

 
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Resources (13)
 
Reflections (1)
download
   
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What's Your Evidence?

 
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7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The World Wide Web of Evidence

 
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Evaluating Internet Sites

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research
Mary Lynch
Mesa, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

If it’s on the internet – isn’t it true?

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research
   

Research Part 2

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument - Part 2
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument - Part 2
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

"Research is creating new knowledge." Neil Armstrong

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Independence While Using the Internet

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Research Essay
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

“To find yourself, think for yourself.”- Socrates

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Research Part 1

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument - Part 2
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Argument - Part 2
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Playing on the internet…?

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play
   

Researching My Invention

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Text Structures Project
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

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edison
Common Core ELA
 
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