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Guided Research in Middle School: Mystery in the Media Center Ladawna Harrington

Guided Research in Middle School: Mystery in the Media Center

Ladawna Harrington

Published January 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781417771462
Hardcover
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 About the Book 

Engage middle school students in guided research with drama and imagination! ·Use high-interest mysteries and role-playing to develop students problem-solving skills!·Equip students with strategies to structure their own search process·TeachMoreEngage middle school students in guided research with drama and imagination! ·Use high-interest mysteries and role-playing to develop students problem-solving skills!·Equip students with strategies to structure their own search process·Teach students to use casebooks to record clues from the media center as they research mysteries·Track student progress with pre- and post-testing·Includes forward written by Dr. Carol Collier Kuhlthau, Library and Information Science, Rutgers, The State UniversityUsing this inquiry-based process allows the teacher and librarian to assign mystery topics to individual students so they can conduct independent research on high-interest subjects. The book provides the tools and strategies teachers and librarians need to help students think and rethink methods of gathering and organizing information to solve complex research problems. These twelve, action-packed lessons guide students in using all types of library resources to meet their research needs.