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Research Bundle: Grades 3, 4, and 5

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Infuse fun and enthusiasm into teaching research and digital citizenship skills. This bundle folds in play and student choice into computer science that typically feels dry and like a chore to teach.

👇🏼 Download the 3-5 Research Bundle Preview to see what’s included! 

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Grades 3-5 Research Newsletter Bundle

Keep families connected to what their intermediate researchers are learning at school.

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Augmented Reality Research Pack

Help students learn the difference between augmented and virtual reality before  they use it for learning. Augmented and Virtual Reality are engaging forms of media that immerse students in life-like situations. Situations that can be used during research projects. 

This research pack is a perfect precursor to Nearpod™ Virtual Field Trips, Google™ Expeditions, Discovery™ VR, and more! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and print the poster today! 

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Bibliography Introduction: Citation Lesson

Teach young researchers about bibliographies in a fun and interactive way. Not only will they learn about bibliographies, but they will engage in critical thinking and social skills. 

👇🏼 CHECK OUT WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY ACTIVITY!

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Modified Bibliography Grades 2, 3, 4

TURN YOUNG RESEARCHERS INTO DIGITAL CITIZENS BY TEACHING THEM HOW TO GIVE SOURCES CREDIT IN A WAY THAT’S DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE FOR THEM. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and how it’s organized! 

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Bibliography Generator Lesson

It can be really hard to remember everything that needs to be included in a citation and in what order to place it. Teaching young students how to use a citation generator will save time and decrease stress. 

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY ACTIVITY!

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Define Copyright Lesson

Teach students to follow and respect copyright law when using digital content!

Digital materials are included in this resource. To get your own copies, click the links included in the PDF.

 

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Copyright Scavenger Hunt

Get young digital citizens up and moving as they show what they know about copyrighted materials. Pre assess prior knowledge and post assess student understanding of copyright with interactive and collaborative activities.  

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included! 

1

Identify In-Text Citation Citations

Teach young research writers what proper in-text citations look like and stop worrying about them ethically sharing information. Knowing that we should cite sources that we quote and paraphrase is key to being a Digital Citizen.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

 

1

Writing In-Text Citations

Teach students how to write in-text citations when sharing research in papers and projects. Decrease your worries of them plagiarizing and increase their Digital Citizenship skills.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

 

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Citing Images

Teach students to be ethical digital citizens when they use images and other artwork. Stop worrying about where students get artistic content & how they are crediting artists with fun activities that explicitly teach them 2 ways to cite images.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

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Citation activities empower young researchers.

Introduction to Citation Activities

After engaging with these citation activities, students will become citation experts! Are you tired of fielding questions from your students about the purpose of creating bibliographies or trying to make them grasp that just because information is on the internet doesn’t grant them carte blanche to use it as they please? 

This lesson can be used with grades 2 - 5, and can be spread out over 1-3 days depending on your needs and available time.

One of the suggested resources requires a BrainPOP subscription. If you do not have one, please use the alternative handout that does not include BrainPOP.

One of the suggested resources is a Blooket. You can learn more about this FREE tool here.

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE CITATION INTRODUCTION ACTIVITIES!

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Developing Research Questions

Keep students focused on the research at hand!

 

 

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Search It: Research Questions With Google

Use Google™ to teach students how to craft HOT research questions! 

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Rich Research Questions With Siri

Use Siri™ to teach students how to craft HOT research questions! 

 

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Grades 4 Research Graphic Organizers

Help your fourth graders organize their research, think critically about it, AND remember to cite their sources..

Download the preview to see what's included!

1

Third Grade Research Graphic Organizers

Teach Third Graders to Independently Organize their Research Notes AND Cite Sources.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

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Grade 5 Research Graphic Organizers

Help your fifth graders organize their research, think critically about it, AND remember to cite their sources.

👇🏼 Download a preview of the activity!

1

Research Achievement Badges, Bracelets, & Digital Stickers

Acknowledge students’ hard work during the research process with achievement badges and awards. Some students want and need extrinsic motivators for their efforts. Some are just collectors and love to collect badges and other awards. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included.

1

Website Evaluation Introduction Lesson

Teach students how to differentiate FAKE websites from REAL sites.

 

1

Website Evaluation for Research

Guide students to evaluate websites for independent research. Help them make sure they are using trustworthy sites.

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WEBSITE EVALUATION ACTIVITY

Website Evaluation Activity

Get students to differentiate between FAKE and REAL websites.

1

Website Evaluation Achievement Awards

Recognize students’ efforts to analyze websites; identifying what to trust and believe online. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what's included!

1

Website Evaluation Games

Help your students master the criteria for evaluating websites! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what's included.

1

Products Included in this Bundle:

Product Quantity

Grades 3-5 Research Newsletter Bundle

Keep families connected to what their intermediate researchers are learning at school.

1

Augmented Reality Research Pack

Help students learn the difference between augmented and virtual reality before  they use it for learning. Augmented and Virtual Reality are engaging forms of media that immerse students in life-like situations. Situations that can be used during research projects. 

This research pack is a perfect precursor to Nearpod™ Virtual Field Trips, Google™ Expeditions, Discovery™ VR, and more! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and print the poster today! 

1

Bibliography Introduction: Citation Lesson

Teach young researchers about bibliographies in a fun and interactive way. Not only will they learn about bibliographies, but they will engage in critical thinking and social skills. 

👇🏼 CHECK OUT WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY ACTIVITY!

1

Modified Bibliography Grades 2, 3, 4

TURN YOUNG RESEARCHERS INTO DIGITAL CITIZENS BY TEACHING THEM HOW TO GIVE SOURCES CREDIT IN A WAY THAT’S DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE FOR THEM. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and how it’s organized! 

1

Bibliography Generator Lesson

It can be really hard to remember everything that needs to be included in a citation and in what order to place it. Teaching young students how to use a citation generator will save time and decrease stress. 

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY ACTIVITY!

1

Define Copyright Lesson

Teach students to follow and respect copyright law when using digital content!

Digital materials are included in this resource. To get your own copies, click the links included in the PDF.

 

1

Copyright Scavenger Hunt

Get young digital citizens up and moving as they show what they know about copyrighted materials. Pre assess prior knowledge and post assess student understanding of copyright with interactive and collaborative activities.  

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included! 

1

Identify In-Text Citation Citations

Teach young research writers what proper in-text citations look like and stop worrying about them ethically sharing information. Knowing that we should cite sources that we quote and paraphrase is key to being a Digital Citizen.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

 

1

Writing In-Text Citations

Teach students how to write in-text citations when sharing research in papers and projects. Decrease your worries of them plagiarizing and increase their Digital Citizenship skills.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

 

1

Citing Images

Teach students to be ethical digital citizens when they use images and other artwork. Stop worrying about where students get artistic content & how they are crediting artists with fun activities that explicitly teach them 2 ways to cite images.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

1
Citation activities empower young researchers.

Introduction to Citation Activities

After engaging with these citation activities, students will become citation experts! Are you tired of fielding questions from your students about the purpose of creating bibliographies or trying to make them grasp that just because information is on the internet doesn’t grant them carte blanche to use it as they please? 

This lesson can be used with grades 2 - 5, and can be spread out over 1-3 days depending on your needs and available time.

One of the suggested resources requires a BrainPOP subscription. If you do not have one, please use the alternative handout that does not include BrainPOP.

One of the suggested resources is a Blooket. You can learn more about this FREE tool here.

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE CITATION INTRODUCTION ACTIVITIES!

1

Developing Research Questions

Keep students focused on the research at hand!

 

 

1

Search It: Research Questions With Google

Use Google™ to teach students how to craft HOT research questions! 

1

Rich Research Questions With Siri

Use Siri™ to teach students how to craft HOT research questions! 

 

1

Grades 4 Research Graphic Organizers

Help your fourth graders organize their research, think critically about it, AND remember to cite their sources..

Download the preview to see what's included!

1

Third Grade Research Graphic Organizers

Teach Third Graders to Independently Organize their Research Notes AND Cite Sources.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

1

Grade 5 Research Graphic Organizers

Help your fifth graders organize their research, think critically about it, AND remember to cite their sources.

👇🏼 Download a preview of the activity!

1

Research Achievement Badges, Bracelets, & Digital Stickers

Acknowledge students’ hard work during the research process with achievement badges and awards. Some students want and need extrinsic motivators for their efforts. Some are just collectors and love to collect badges and other awards. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included.

1

Website Evaluation Introduction Lesson

Teach students how to differentiate FAKE websites from REAL sites.

 

1

Website Evaluation for Research

Guide students to evaluate websites for independent research. Help them make sure they are using trustworthy sites.

1
WEBSITE EVALUATION ACTIVITY

Website Evaluation Activity

Get students to differentiate between FAKE and REAL websites.

1

Website Evaluation Achievement Awards

Recognize students’ efforts to analyze websites; identifying what to trust and believe online. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what's included!

1

Website Evaluation Games

Help your students master the criteria for evaluating websites! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what's included.

1

Description

Scaffold the concepts of research, sources, and copyright for students during their first research experiences. Slowly build their capacity for note taking and citing sources as they dive into topics that they are interested in. 

💜 YOU WILL LOVE HOW SCAFFOLDING MEDIA LITERACY AND DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP SKILLS IN GRADES 3, 4, AND 5 OVER THE YEARS MAKES IT EASIER TO TEACH CHALLENGING CONTENT AND CONCEPTS!

👉🏼 This activity addresses AASL, CSTA, CCSS & ISTE Standards.

👉🏼 These resources include links to digital resources. Click the links to get your own copies. 

👉🏼 Read more about teaching intermediate students to research!

👉🏼 To download the materials be sure to click the link and then click the download arrow in the upper right hand corner. This will save the files to your computer.

👉🏼 Receive up to 20% discount on each of the included resources when purchasing them in this BUNDLE.

Included

AFTER downloading this resource you’ll get:

Note Taking sheets for students to use when they research. They provide opportunities for intermediate learners to capture information in a developmentally appropriate way.

Hands on activities that teach students about bibliographies, why we cite sources, and how to cite sources in a developmentally appropriate way.

🖥️ Slideshows & materials to teach students in developing questions that keep their research focused.

🖥️ How to use alternative sources, immersive technologies, for research and stay accountable when learning about their topic. 

🖥️ How to determine if a website can be trusted and then used for research. 

🖥️ How to use a bibliography generator as an alternative for citing sources. 

📌 Posters to be used as anchor charts and teaching & learning guides.

📌 Achievement badges, bracelets & stickers for students to show off their research skills.

📌 Scope & Sequence that lays out which research activities to use with each grade level. 

📌 Newsletters to share with families what their young researchers are learning in school.