1. Before you begin a search it helps to Know your Assignment.
List 3 of the things you should know about a research assignment BEFORE you start.
Read Brainstorm Keywords
a. Name some keywords for Internet.
2. Practice using the 3M List of Search Terms:
a. You want to find your school's website. Write some effective keywords using the 3M List of Search Terms.
b. You are planning to move into an apartment when you graduate.
3. What is a keyword search?
What is essential when you do a keyword search?
Predict - You entered the keyword draft. What would you find?
Do it. What is an unexpected hit you get?
4. How does using a * wildcard help you find information online?
5. You may have found some facts, but are they current and accurate?
6. What effects can spelling have on your search?
7. Complete a Challenge from Question to Query. Which one did you do?
What is your efficiency rating?
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Save a tree use a digital answer format - Highlight the text. Copy it. Paste it in a word processing document. Save the document in your folder. Answer on the word processing document in a contrasting color (not yellow) or font (avoid fancy fonts like Symbols, , ) Perhaps you have the resources to record verbal answers. If you do, be sure to first read / record the question. Then record the answer immediately after it. Proof your responses. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work.
Tech Tip: Working in a group or in two different places like the library & home? You do not have to be physically together to work together. You do not have to take paper based notes at the library and digitalize them at home.