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Lesson plan

Lesson 1: What is Research?

teaches Common Core State Standards W.5.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/5/8
teaches Common Core State Standards W.5.9 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/5/9
teaches Common Core State Standards W.5.7 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/5/7
teaches Common Core State Standards W.4.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4/8
teaches Common Core State Standards W.4.9 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4/9
teaches Common Core State Standards W.4.7 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/4/7
teaches Common Core State Standards W.3.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3/8
teaches Common Core State Standards W.3.7 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3/7

Lesson 1: What is Research?

This lesson explains the purpose and process of research.  It references topics of research from the 3rd-grade inquiry arc, "Who Changes D.C.?" and the 5th-grade inquiry arc, "Does Progress Help Everyone?"

DC Content Power Standards:  

  • 3.DC.4.2 Construct a chronological explanation of key people and events that were important in shaping the character of Washington, D.C., during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
  • 5.DC.2.6 Explain how and why young women and children join the paid labor force

C3 Framework Indicators and Common Core Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies:

  • D2.His.5.3-5. Explain connections among historical contexts and people’s perspectives at the time.