Working in small groups, students practice elements of the research process, including developing research questions and critically evaluating sources.
Students will understand the iterative nature of the research process.
Groups may need guidance in developing research questions. Select broad enough topics to allow for a range of research questions. Students could be asked to watch the Picking your topic IS research video prior to class. Possible homework to reinforce lesson: Ask the students to replicate the steps from the lesson with their own or an assigned topic and then ask them to describe how and why their thinking evolved on this topic.
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