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Computers and Information Literacy Lesson Plan Classroom Teacher: Erin Holt e-mail: Erin K_Holt@mcpsmd.org Supervising School Library Media Specialist: Rui-Hung Tsai e-mail: Rui-Hung_Tsai@mcspmd.org Intern School Library Media Specialist: Melissa McDonald Unit Name: AGOPPE Research Method 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) 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 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. 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:  Demo PPT slide creation  Tips for adding text and notes


Assessment: SLMS/Teacher Rubric Resources: AGOPPE Research Method Common Core Language Arts Writing, Speaking and Listening Standards for Literature K–5 http://www.corestandards.org/assets/CCSSI_ELA%20Standards.pdf

MCPS Homework Resources http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/students/homework.aspx

10 Slide Design Tips for Producing Powerful and Effective Presentations http://www.techrepublic.com/article/10-slide-design-tips-for-producing-powerful-and-effective-presentations/6117178

Computers and Information Literacy Lesson Plan  

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