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Basic Not Boring Series: Study and Research 5-8

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This resource introduces middle years students to study and research. Each page invites the learner to try high interest, appealing exercises, which will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These exercises are fun. Study and research is appropriately centred around a detective theme. Students will enjoy the activities and develop an understanding about research and how it works.

This resource introduces middle years students to study and research. Each page invites the learner to try high interest, appealing exercises, which will help students with a new skill, reinforce an existing skill or assess a student's performance or understanding. This is no ordinary fill-in-the-blanks way to learn. These exercises are fun. Study and research is appropriately centered around a detective theme. Students will enjoy the activities and develop an understanding about research and how it works.


The book includes:

- Study & Research Skills Checklist
- 32 Skills Exercises
- Which Reference is Which?
- Finding Your Way Around the Library: The Dewey Decimal System
- Study & Research Skills Test & Answer Key


The skills exercises include the following:

- Listening
- Alphabetising
- Using a Table of Contents
- Using an Index
- Following Directions/Using a Map
- Interpreting Directions: Drawing a Map
- Using Copyright Pages
- Using a Dictionary
- Using a Thesaurus
- Using an Atlas
- Using an Encyclopedia
- Using a Reader's Guide
- Using an Almanac
- Using Literary Reference/Encyclopedia
- Using The Guinness Book of World Records
- Using a Newspaper
- Writing Bibliographic Entries
- Selecting Reference/Finding Information
- Selecting Best Reference
- Using a Diagram
- Using a Timeline
- Summarising
- Forming Questions
- Organising Information/Observing
- Skimming
- Outlining
- Summarising
- Using the Dewey Decimal System
- Using the Card Catalogue  

 


  • Marjorie Frank

    Marjorie Frank

  • Imogene Forte

    Imogene Forte

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Additional Information

SKU 4364
ISBN 9781864019902
Publish date 2 Aug 1999
ascd video No

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