The Common Core ELA Writing Standard 8 requires students to navigate the Internet for research and evaluate the validity of the sites to support their claims.
In this lesson we will be teaching about domain extensions and the Google Search Syntax ‘site’: as well as how to turn on reading levels in Google Advance Search. Together this knowledge will allow students to find the relevant information they need while doing research.
Blogger Mary Beth Hertz embeds lessons in information literacy using internet research projects.
Reminders for Students: Printable
Learn how you can help students develop keyword development strategies for internet research.
From Jeff Dunn of Edudemic, here come a host of lesson plans guaranteed to boost students' research skills.
This section looks at the various aspects and principles relating to media literacy. The relationship between media literacy and media education is also explored and tips are provided for integrating media literacy into the classroom in subjects across the curriculum.
Passport to the Internet, an Internet literacy tutorial, helps students in Grades 4 to 8 develop the critical thinking skills they need to apply to their online experiences by enabling them to use popular online tools and websites in a secure and ethical manner, and to their full potential.
An interactive online guide to conducting research for elementary students. VERY COOL!
Surf's up! Students will make a splash in this lesson when they learn how to effectively surf the Internet for specific information.
Lesson plans to teach web research for various levels.