Standard 1.1: Information-fluent learners use an inquiry process to connect to prior experience and background knowledge, wonder and ask questions, investigate, construct new understanding, express learning, and reflect on the process and product of learning.
Step 2 - Which Inquiry Model Will You Use?
The Inquiry Model you will use will depend on your research topic and focus.
Review the three choices below:
Background to Question Model
Read, View, and Listen Model
Ban Those Bird Units! 15 Models For Teaching and Learning in Information-rich and Technology-rich Environments
David V. Loertscher, Carol Koechlin, and Sandi Zwaan; Hi Willow Research and Publishing; 2004; ISBN 978-1-933170-11-4
Step 2 - Sources and Note-Taking
Start with KMS Library Databases
Website Evaluation for Sources That Are Not KMS Library Databases
(Reminder: Google is a search engine; Duck Duck Go is a search engine - they are NOT sources)
Sources - Primary and Secondary Sources: Classwork
Ways to Take Notes
Interpreting Information: Note-Taking and Analysis
Topic-Category: Note-Taking and Analysis
Sketching: Note-Taking and Analysis
Sources and Note-Taking Check In
Have I located sources with diverse perspectives?
Have I found enough accurate information to answer all my questions?
Have I discovered information gaps and filled them with more research?
Have I begun to identify relationships and patterns and thoughtfully reacted to the information I found?
Have I drawn conclusions that are supported by the evidence?
Have I organized my conclusions and evidence to present them effectively?
If you think you are done taking notes,
conference with Ms. Galipeau to determine
if you are ready to move to Step 3.