The Inquiry Model by dffhrtcv3

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									The Inquiry Model
  The 4 Step Research Model
            What is Research?
   Research is a step by
    step process of
    locating and
    understanding
    information on a given
    topic
         The Four Step Model
 Step 1: Explore
 Step 2: Investigate
 Step 3: Process
 Step 4: Create
           Step 1: Explore
 Select a topic
 Brainstorm what
  you think you
  already know
  about the topic
             Step 1: EXPLORE
              asking questions
 What do you want to
  know or find out?
 Use the Q chart to
  create 3 or 4 focus
  questions
 Better questions are
  thick rather than thin
 Which part of the chart
  do you think helps you
  create ‘thicker’
  questions? Why?
That’s why 
Thick or thin?

   What is Mars?
   Where is Mars?
   How could Mars support
    human life?

 Review your questions
  with a partner
 Revise thin questions to
  make them thick
 10 minutes
            Step 2: Investigate
          where to find information
   elibrary/opac search
   Link to learning websites
   Online encyclopedias

Decide on 3 keywords.
  Explore each in the lab.
Use your organizer to
  record sources found.
15 minutes
Investigate: avoiding plagiarism
 Whilewatching the video , please keep in
 mind the following questions:

 What is plagiarism?
 What are the consequences?
 How can plagiarism be avoided?
Citing internet sources
 Online encyclopedia article:
 “Title.” Name of encyclopedia.
  Date. url
 e.g. “Finding Water on Mars.”
  Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
  2007.www.encyclopediabritannica.
  com

 Website: url address.
 e.g. www.linktolearning.ca
            Types of sites
 .org
Organization or association
 .com
Commercial or business
 .edu
Educational
 .gov
Government
What’s wrong with Wikipedia?
              Avoiding plagiarism:
              Citing book sources
   Author’s last name, Author’s first
    name. Book title. Place of
    publication: Publisher, date of
    publication.
   e.g. Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter.
    New York: Harper Collins, 2000.

   Use the books on your tables
    to practice recording citation
    information. Record the
    information for 1 book on
    your organizer. 5 minutes.
 Avoiding plagiarism:
      jot notes
 Read, listen to, and
  view resources
 Make jot notes of
  important information
  related to the main
  idea
 Use an organizer to
  sort your information
                 A Good Idea!
   start each point form        EXAMPLE VERBS
    note with a VERB to             TO USE:
    ensure that you are      lived
    putting the              ate
    information into your
                             slept
    own words
                             used
                             had
                             was
                             moved
                             liked
         Jot Notes- My Example
   Most artists (sculptors,     worked for pharoah
    draftsmen, and painters)     borrowed when other jobs
    worked directly for the       were needed (e.g.
    pharoah. They could be        temples)
    “lent” out by him to work    paid for work with
    for temples and private       valuable gifts
    individuals. Their work
    was highly valued. They      considered “rich” in
    received gifts of land,       Egyptian society
    cattle, and valuables,
    making them wealthy and
    privileged members of
    society.
         Good jot note or bad?
 Look in your envelopes and decide which notes belong
  in the ‘good’ column and which belong in the ‘bad’
  column.
 Be prepared to defend your decisions.
 Jot notes will be based on this information:
How a Sculptor Carved a stone Statue
A sculptor’s workshop was a noisy, dusty place. A block of
  stone for a statue came from the quarry. At the
  workshop men using hammerstones pecked away at the
  block, chipping off small pieces. It took several days
  before their work was finished and the statue was
  “roughed out”.
Good jot notes            Bad jot notes
for: How Sculptors        for: How Sculptors
Carved Stone              Carved Stone
worked in noisy, dusty   sculptor’s  workshop was a
area                      noisy, dusty place
                          block of stone for a statue
Materials mined from
                          came from the quarry
quarries
                          workshop men used
Chipped pieces using     hammerstones to peck away
hammerstones              at the block
Rough statue             took several days before

completed over days       work was finished and the
                          statue was “roughed out”.
          More jot note tips!
 Keep  focused on your research question
  and/or questions
 Use features of non-fiction texts (e.g. table
  of contents and indexes) to use resources
  wisely
 7 words or less
 Your own words
 Jot notes- What would you do?
Read the following paragraph and record
 some jot notes:
How a Sculptor Carved a stone Statue
A sculptor’s workshop was a noisy, dusty place. A
  block of stone for a statue came from the quarry.
  At the workshop men using hammerstones
  pecked away at the block, chipping off small
  pieces. It took several days before their work
  was finished and the statue was “roughed out”.
            Remember…
 Jot notes should be in YOUR OWN
  WORDS
 7 words or less
 Try to begin with a verb
 Related to the main idea/focus question
             Step 3: PROCESS
   Think about your
    information
   Organize your information
    into sections that you can
    make into paragraphs



   Answer your original
    question(s) and be able
    to support your answers.
               Step 3: Process
   Review, revise, edit

 State your sources
                   Bibliography
1. “Finding Water on Mars.” Encyclopedia
  Britannica Online. 2007.
  www.encyclopediabritannica.com
2. Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter. New York: Harper
  Collins, 2000
3. www.linktolearning.ca
             Bibliography
 “Finding Water on Mars.” Encyclopedia
  Britannica Online. 2007.
  www.encyclopediabritannica.com
 Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter. New York:
  Harper Collins, 2000
 www.linktolearning.ca
            Step 4: CREATE
 Present  your information in an interesting
  way (e.g report; poster board; diorama;
  powerpoint presentation; oral presentation;
  booklet)
 Check how well you did and remember
  what you could do better next time (e.g.
  read your teacher’s comments!)

								
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