The Independent Investigation Method for Primary Students

The Independent Investigation Method for Primary Students

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This innovative, K-5 research process shows you how to use the language arts block to teach math, social studies, and science. When primary children learn the seven-step Independent Investigation Method (IIM), they're engaged with content-area reading and learning at the same time! With IIM, students explore a variety of content-area resource types, learn how to work cooperatively and independently, practice finding main ideas, enlarge content-area vocabularies, and develop critical thinking and listening skills. Required reading and writing standards are built right in! Easily convert any of your study units into an effective, interactive, whole-class research investigation that children really enjoy. Includes step-by-step mini-lessons, teacher tips, and media center connections. You can use the core resource alone or with completed thematic units listed below.Ex. Book, play, poster, diorama, timeline, mural, song . ... Rubric A scoring form used to evaluate process and product consisting of: Criteria - Component parts of any product/process ... Ex. The first grade students in Ms. Kachinaa#39;s class use the Hopi facts they gathered from three sources to create a play and cook Hopi food.

Title:The Independent Investigation Method for Primary Students
Author:Cindy Nottage, Virginia Morse
Publisher:Maupin House Publishing, Inc. - 2003-01-01


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