Information Literacy Lessons

Research Calculator - Step 1: QUESTION

 

Lesson: Developing Different Types of Questions
Students will be able to generate different types of questions for researching their topics. They will know the difference between recall, comprehension, and synthesis questions.

Lesson: Brainstorming Research Questions
Students will be able to brainstorm questions on a topic for future research. They will be able to brainstorm different types of questions: recall, comprehension, and synthesis.

Lesson: Categorizing Research Questions
Students will be able to categorize questions by topic. They will label the topics for each category.

Worksheet: Brainstorming Topics
A graphic organizer which encourages students to think about things they are interested in including books, music, movies, hobbies, sports, and more.

Worksheet: Keyword Brainstorming
A graphic organizer which encourages students to think about the keywords associated with their favorite ideas, themes, or categories.

Worksheet: Creating Questions
Offers prompts which encourage students to think about the subject being covered in class in order to determine at least two aspects of the subject which interest them.

Worksheet: Narrowing the Topic
A graphic organizer for brainstorming topics and categories related to a main topic.

Worksheet: Exploring a Topic
Encourages students to explain why they chose a topic, what they know about it, and what they want to find out it.