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Western Hills Middle School Library: Gold, Oil, Aquifers

Assignment

See Ms. Edward's assignment and answer questions provided.

You can search World Book for an article about these topics as well.  The articles on Gold and Oil will answer most of the questions.  Go to the site, enter the username and password (See Mrs. Flynn or Ms Edwards), click student, and search.

Standards

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner (Information Literacy Skills):

1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.

1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of Technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.

1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats.

3.2.1 Demonstrate leadership and confidence by presenting ideas to others in both formal and informal situations.

Common Core Standards

CC.5.W.7 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

CC.3.W.8 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

CC.6.W.1.b Text Types and Purposes: Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible 
sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.