What other student data may be relevant or important to this lesson? English students took the TRAILS test in October 2018. Even though this class was created in the second semester, students took the pre-assessment with their previous classes. Among 11th graders, the TRAILS standard used to create this class—identify potential sources—got an average of 34% correct answers.
How can learning how to do research impact all areas of our lives?
Students will be able to access the MACHS Library online catalog and its features.
Students will be able to locate print and electronic sources using the catalog.
Students will be able to search sources using LAUSD's Digital Library databases.
Students will be able to broaden or narrow the scope of a search.
Students will be able to find basic bibliographical information for their sources.
Commom Core Standards:
CSS W.8.0: Gather information from multiple and authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively.
ISTE Standards: 3a: Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuit.
Model School Library Standards:
1.4: Retrieve information in a timely, safe, and responsible manner.
Hook (15 min)
Quickwrite: When given a research assignment, where do you go for information? Be honest!
With a table partner, students will share their answer
Volunteers will read their reply
As a whole group, the class will discuss the answers
Through (30 min)
Review of TRAILS Results: General Observations
Using TRAILS Results to Guide Instruction
Big6™ Step 2: Information Seeking Strategies
Big6™ Step 3: Location and Access
Where to Go When You Need Accurate and Reliable Information (Google Slides)