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Teaching the
Participation in Government Unit

Topic Choice and Search Strategy

Competencies Addressed

  1. Student knows when to use reference materials
  2. Student knows when to use books, magazines, WWW
  3. Student uses keywords and topic headings

Topic Choice and Search Strategy Lesson Overview

Beginning a research project can be daunting. By using the strategies in these lessons, students will choose a topic and develop a strategy for searching for information.

During the course of these lessons students will choose a scenario from those listed at the end of the Participation in Government unit and develop a search strategy for finding information for that topic.

Librarian will model a search strategy for a topic with which students are familiar. Discussion will include:

 

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