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Strategic Searching (6-8)

What steps can help you find what you're looking for when you search online?

Students learn that to conduct effective and efficient online searches, they must use a variety of searching strategies rather than relying on a single source. Students learn a five-step method for planning and carrying out an online search. Students then apply what they have learned to a scenario in which they pretend they are employees in a workplace, searching for information for their job.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to ...

  • understand the importance of using a variety of search strategies.
  • master new strategies for effective and efficient online searches.
  • learn to create and execute a five-step plan for conducting an online search.

 

Alignment with Standards

Common Core State Standards:

Grade 6: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, W.4, W.7, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.1d, SL.4, SL.6, L.3a, L.6

Grade 7: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, W.4, W.7, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.1d, SL.4, SL.6, L.3a, L.6

Grade 8: RI.1, RI.4, RI.10, W.4, W.7, W.10, SL.1a, SL.1b, SL.1c, SL.1d, SL.4, SL.6, L.6

ISTE Standards:

1d, 2b, 3a-d, 7a-d

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