Academic standards progression

Cornerstone:

Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focus questions, demonstrating new understanding of the subject under investigation.
 

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Participate in shared research and writing projects, such as reading a number of books by a favorite author and expressing opinions about them.
 
 
Participate in shared research and writing projects, such as exploring a number of how to books on a given topic and using them to write a sequence of instructions.
 
 
Participate in shared research and writing projects, such exploring a number of books on a single topic or engaging in science experiments to produce a report.
 
 
Conduct short research projects that build general knowledge about a topic.
 
 
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
 
 
Conduct short research projects that use multiple sources to build knowledge through investigations of different aspects of a topic.
 
Conduct research to answer a question, drawing on multiple sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
 
 
Conduct research to answer a question, drawing on multiple sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.
 
Conduct research to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on multiple sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
 
Conduct and write short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem by narrowing or broadening the inquiry when appropriate, synthesizing multiple sources on the subject, and demonstrating a new understanding of the subject under investigation.
 
Conduct and write short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem by narrowing or broadening the inquiry when appropriate, synthesizing multiple sources on the subject, and demonstrating a new understanding of the subject under investigation.