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Lesson 2: Where should I do research?

teaches Common Core State Standards W.5.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/5/8
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.4.7 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 2: Where should I do research?

This lesson explains how to use different resources to do research, including how libraries curate high-quality, relevant sources of information that include primary and secondary resources.  It references items and research topics from the 5th-grade inquiry arc, What is the best way to promote change?

DC Content Power Standards:

  • 5.DC.5.9 - Students describe the African American exodus from the segregated rural South to the urbanized North.

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

  • D2.His.9.3-5. Summarize how different kinds of historical sources are used to explain events in the past.
  • D2.His.10.3-5. Compare information provided by different historical sources about the past.