A+ Research and Writing for High School and College Students
An online tutorial that leads students through a step-by-step approach to conducting research and writing a research paper. Includes a Table of Contents so that students can choose which topics they wish to explore.
Good tool for students, but could also provide information for teachers to use for whole class instruction.
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Standards & Objectives
- Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback,...
- Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and...
- Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time...
- Measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg), and liters (l).1 Add, subtract,...
- Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
- Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single...
- Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including...
- CLE 3003.4.1
- Define and narrow a problem or research topic.
- CLE 3003.4.2
- Gather relevant information from a variety of print and electronic sources, as well as from direct observation, interviews, and surveys.
- CLE 3003.4.3
- Make distinctions about the credibility, reliability, consistency, strengths, and limitations of resources, including information gathered from websites.
- CLE 3003.4.4
- Write an extended research paper, using primary and secondary sources and technology and graphics, as appropriate.
- CLE 3003.4.5
- Use a standard format to arrange text, to cite sources, and to document quotations, paraphrases, and other information.
- GLE 0306.4.5
- Solve measurement problems involving fractional parts of linear units and capacity units.
- GLE 0406.2.6
- Solve problems involving whole numbers, fractions, and/or decimals using all four arithmetic operations.
- GLE 0406.4.2
- Understand and use measures of length, area, capacity, and weight.
- GLE 0406.4.3
- Solve problems that involve estimating and measuring length, area, capacity and weight.
- SPI 0306.1.2
- Solve problems involving elapsed time.
- SPI 0306.4.5
- Choose reasonable units of measure, estimate common measurements using benchmarks, and use appropriate tools to make measurements.
- SPI 0406.2.10
- Solve contextual problems using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
- SPI 0406.4.7
- Determine appropriate size of unit of measurement in problem situations involving length, capacity or weight.
- SPI 0406.4.8
- Convert measurements within a single system that are common in daily life (e.g., hours and minutes, inches and feet, centimeters and meters, quarts and gallons,...
- Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, utilizing ongoing feedback, including new...
- Use advanced searches effectively, assessing the credibility and effectiveness of sources in answering a research question; integrate relevant and...
- Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve contextual problems involving addition and subtraction of time...
- Measure the mass of objects and liquid volume using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg), milliliters (ml), and liters (l). Estimate the mass of ...
- Recognize that plane figures have an area and understand concepts of area measurement.
- Measure and estimate to determine relative sizes of measurement units within a single system of measurement involving length, liquid volume, and mass/weight...
- Solve one- or two-step real-world problems involving whole number measurements with all four operations within a single system of measurement including...
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