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   View Standards     Standard(s): [LIT2010] HIS (9-10) 1 :
1 ) Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.

[SC2015] BIOL (9-12) 1 :
1 ) Use models to compare and contrast how the structural characteristics of carbohydrates, nucleic acids, proteins, and lipids define their function in organisms.

[DLIT] (9-12) 5 :
R5) Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

Subject: Literacy Standards (6-12) (9 - 10), Science (9 - 12), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (9 - 12)
Title: Enzyme Research Lab
Description:

Students will research the role of enzymes and how their deficiencies can affect living things.

This activity was created as a result of the ALEX Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [LIT2010] HIS (6-8) 1 :
1 ) Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

[LIT2010] WRI (6-8) 7 :
7 ) Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.

[LIT2010] WRI (6-8) 8 :
8 ) Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

[LIT2010] HIS (9-10) 1 :
1 ) Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.

[LIT2010] WRI (9-10) 8 :
8 ) Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

[LIT2010] WRI (11-12) 8 :
8 ) Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.

Subject: Literacy Standards (6-12) (6 - 12)
Title: Cite Your Site
Description:

EasyBib is a free website that helps students create citations for research projects. Students typically struggle with citing sources, and this free website makes it very easy. If the students are typing a paper, it even allows them to copy and paste the citation directly into their paper.




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