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This podcast is part of the series: Big6 Baking
Benjamin Davis Elementary School
Decatur City Schools
The Big6 is a process model to help people solve their information problems. Developed by information literacy educators Mike Eisenberg and Bob Berkowitz, the Big6 is a way to teach information and technology skills, or research skills, to our students. In this video you are introduced to the Big6 skills by viewing an analogy between baking and doing research. In this video you are introduced to Skill 4 - Use of Information or "What information can we use?"
Content Areas: English/Language Arts, Technology Education
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[IL] (0-12) 2: The student who is information literate evaluates information critically and competently.
[IL] (0-12) 3: The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
[ELA] (2) 4: Demonstrate comprehension of second-grade reading materials across the curriculum, including drawing simple conclusions, classifying ideas and things, identifying sequence, and retelling directions and information from informational and functional reading materials.
[ELA] (3) 12: Demonstrate retrieval skills needed to research a topic.
[ELA2010] (2) 30: Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. [SL.2.2]
[ELA2010] (2) 31: Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue. [SL.2.3]
[ELA2010] (3) 31: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on Grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly. [SL.3.1]