In this learning object, students will review the basic formatting of reference list citations following APA style, 6th edition.
In this learning object, students will learn the difference between a short quotation and a long quotation, and will examine the different ways to format the in-text citation for each.
In this learning object, students will learn how to format in-text citations and Reference list entries for sources 3-5 authors.
In this learning object, students will learn how to format in-text citations and Reference list entries for sources 6-7 authors.
In this learning object, students will learn what a summary and a paraphrase are. They will understand the basic differences between the two and will learn tips for writing successful summaries and paraphrases. Students will also be introduced to the one-hand model of summary writing.
In this learning object, students will learn what common knowledge is and what they must cite and what they may not have to cite.
Students will explore global climatic datasets to analyze the factors that constrain and enable agricultural options.
GeoInquiries are designed to be fast and easy-to-use instructional resources that incorporate advanced web mapping technology. Each 15-minute activity in a collection is intended to be presented by the instructor from a single computer/projector classroom arrangement. No installation, fees, or logins are necessary to use these materials and software.
In this unit, students will learn about plants/trees and will inquire about the ways all living things need plants. Students speak from the point of view of animal and will persuade someone not to cut down their tree.
In this three week unit, students will practice skills related to argumentative writing. They will ultimately write an argumentative/persuasive letter to the school board regarding school safety policy.
Argumentative Writing Unit for 6th grade English Language Arts.
Students will learn the components of an argumentative essay and learn to write an essay. The unit will begin with an overview of bullying in order to present the argument of, "Should bullies be treated as criminals?". This essay will be researched and written as a class practice and will not be scored. The students will write a second essay in connection with an ecology unit in science titled, "Do humans help or hurt the Great Lakes?" This essay will be used as a summative assessment. The final scored assessment will an argumentative essay of choice on the part of the student.
The students are introduced to the research process through an assignment (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aV1canXyzEv0imNlA3VgYuAqXqJV4ax7xv0opIt4mtQ/edit?usp=sharing) that requires them to perform research on an individual who has had to overcome challenges and has benefitted others (eg. Jackie Robinson)
I want to work towards making them more savvy researchers as well as more digitally literate. I envision this lesson as part of a focus on conducting quality research. Another lesson, probably prior to this, would be on identifying credible sources of research. A follow-up lesson could easily be on performing effective web searches in research.
For this lesson, students will learn through a video and powerpoint presentation how to cite in-text in APA format. Students will have an opportunity to practice citing in-text before citing in their own APA research paper.