Taking Research Notes

Taking research notes is an important skill and study habit to learn. When researching, students need to be able to find relevant information and retell the ideas accurately in their own writing.

This skill will help students keep track of the sources they use in their research.

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Taking Research Notes Step-By-Step Process

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Literacy Standards In Action

We've mapped our literacy lessons and reading, speaking, and writing skills to state standards, Common Core, and NGSS. The standards are "the what" to teach. Our lessons are "the how" to meet the expectations defined by the standards. Click on the links below to view our quick reference table that maps standards to literacy lessons.

W1
Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
W2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
W7
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
W8
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital resources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
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