3a. Knowledge Constructor | English Language Arts | Grades 6-12
Students are assigned a topic and required to locate primary and secondary sources about it to create an annotated bibliography. In an introductory paragraph, students will have to provide an overview of the topic and the search term(s) and search engine(s) used to locate the sources about their topic. After locating a source, students will add it to their annotated bibliography by providing a full citation and brief summary of its most important parts. As student collect sources about their topic, they are encouraged to evaluate and revise their plan for locating sources, which will be used to update their introductory paragraph, as needed.
EdTech for Locating Sources
EdTech for Writing Citations and Style Guides
This teaching strategy requires students to outline and evaluate a plan for locating digital information using search terms and search engines for the purpose of creating an annotated bibliography.