Overview for Middle School Students
How do you search for information on the World Wide Web? Pretest
What are the Big6™
|Task Definition: Use a graphic organizer to brainstorm your topic. Use an assignment organizer to outline what you need to do before you begin to research.|
Information Seeking Strategies
Practice using subject directories.
Thinking About World Wide Web Pages.
Evaluate some web pages. Use this form.
Now try some search engines again.
Use of Information
Take notes: Distinguish between quotations, paraphrases, and summaries.
Cite your sources: Use Citation Machine
Practice taking notes: Use this electronic format.
between fact and opinion; identify bias.
Kathy Schrock's Assessment
Rubrics to evaluate your project, whether it's a web page, research
paper, or multimedia presentation.
For more examples, see Big6 Matrix: Use the Internet with Big6 Skills to Achieve Standards