Reading: Students will gather, comprehend, evaluate, and synthesize researched information to acquire and refine knowledge.
5.6.R.1 Students will conduct research to answer questions, including self-generated questions, and to build knowledge, using multiple sources (e.g., visual and text reference sources, electronic resources, and/or interviews).
5.6.R.3 Students will determine the relevance and reliability of the information gathered.
Writing: Students will synthesize information ethically through speaking and writing.
5.6.W.1 Students will formulate a viable research question.
5.6.W.2 Students will organize information found during research, following a modified citation style (i.e., author, title, publication date).
5.6.W.3 Students will write informative texts independently for short timeframes (e.g., a single sitting or a day or two) that organize related information logically and convey key details, quotations, or other relevant information from multiple sources.