Our school uses the Big 6 model for research. Students in grades 6-8 follow six steps to help them solve informational problems. Students in grades K-2 follow a version of the Big 6 called the Super 3. Click here to find out more about this model.Research Process
The steps for solving problems include:
Information Literacy Links
- Identifying a problem or research question.
- Determining the best sources for finding answers.
- Locating resources.
- Determining valuable information within resources.
- Organizing and presenting new information.
- Judging the final product.
Noodle Tools- Helps with note-taking, outlining, and citing
Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for School Projects- Kid-friendly chart to guide your use of video and music clips in school projects
Gliffy- Organize your research using thinking mapsCitation Resources
When you research, it is very important to cite your sources. Simple citations include title, author, and publication information. Use the helpful links below to help you generate citations.
BibMe- Online citation help and bibliography guide
EasyBib- Citation and bibliography generator