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Computers and Information Literacy Lesson Plan Classroom Teacher: Erin Holt e-mail: Erin Supervising School Library Media Specialist: Rui-Hung Tsai e-mail: Intern School Library Media Specialist: Melissa McDonald Unit Name: Research Project using AGOPPE Research Method & PowerPoint Presentation Grade Level: Grades 4/5 School: Somerset Elementary School, Regional Summer School Program Standards: Common Core Language Arts: Writing Standards for K–5 (Grades 4/5) Common Core Standard 7: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic. Common Core Language Arts: Speaking and Listening Standards for Literature K–5 (Grades 4/5) Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace. AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner AASL Standard 1.3.3: Follow ethical and legal guidelines in gathering and using information. AASL Standard 2.1.4: Use technology and other information tools to analyze and organize information. AASL Standard 3.1.1 Conclude an inquiry-based research process by sharing new understandings and reflecting on the learning. MCPS SLM Learner Outcomes: Outcome 6: Students will be able to communicate findings by producing materials in an appropriate format Outcome 7: Students will be able to demonstrate responsible attitudes toward the use of information

Objective: By the end of the lesson, students will to be able to identify steps of the AGOPPE research method, access online databases, and take proper notes for research project. Lesson: Engagement: SLMS Using thumbs up/down, ask students who knows what AGOPPE research method is Activity: SLMS  Walk the student through the AGOPPE research method powerpoint  Show the note-taking video Activity: SLMS Transition to demonstration of accessing online database (Britannica –student addition) Demo all links and tabs in database Activity: SLMS/Teacher Ask students if they know what ‘citing your source’ means, why it is important to cite sources, and MLA/APA format. Show the students that the subscription databases have a ‘citation’ button

Activity: Teacher Provide list of potential research topics and explain that they will be investigating the databases, and start research next week Follow up Activity: SLMS/Teacher  Demo PPT slide creation  Tips for adding text and notes Assessment: SLMS/Teacher Rubric created by teacher Resources: AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner gStandards.pdf AGOPPE Research Method Common Core Language Arts Writing, Speaking and Listening Standards for Literature K–5

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Computers and Information Literacy Lesson Plan[McDonald]  
Computers and Information Literacy Lesson Plan[McDonald]