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English Language Arts (2021) Grade(s): 10


Use a variety of search tools and research strategies to locate credible sources.

COS Examples

Examples: library databases, search engines; keyword search, boolean search

Unpacked Content


Students know:
  • Methods to use search tools, such as library databases and search engines.
  • Research strategies, such as keyword search and boolean search.
  • Strategies to locate credible information that is accurate and reliable.


Students are able to:
  • Use various search tools and research strategies to find credible information.


Students understand that:
  • There are multiple strategies and tools to use when researching a topic.


  • Search tools
  • Research strategies
  • Credible sources