Research Reading and Writing (6-12) Template

Students will research a topic and use reading and writing skills to identify and explain main ideas and supporting details.

By Coach Natalie

Writing Prompt

Research _______________ (name a topic).Generate questions while conducting your research to solve a problem or narrow or broaden your focus. Synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
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Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; and cite specific evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital resources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
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