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Skills available for Virginia fourth-grade language arts standards

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RS Research

  • RS.4.9 The student will demonstrate comprehension of information resources to create a research product.

    • RS.4.9.a Construct questions about a topic.

    • RS.4.9.b Collect and organize information from multiple resources.

    • RS.4.9.c Evaluate the relevance and reliability of information.

    • RS.4.9.d Give credit to sources used in research.

    • RS.4.9.e Avoid plagiarism and use own words.

    • RS.4.9.f Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

    • RS.4.9.EU.1 understand how information is to be collected, analyzed, organized, and presented.

    • RS.4.9.EU.2 understand the importance of avoiding plagiarism and giving credit to sources when gathering and reporting information and ideas.

    • RS.4.9.EKSP.1 formulate questions about a topic and gather information by identifying, locating, exploring, and effectively using a variety of sources

    • RS.4.9.EKSP.2 recognize, select, organize, and record information pertinent to the topic

    • RS.4.9.EKSP.3 decide if information is relevant to the topic and reliable for use

    • RS.4.9.EKSP.4 identify search terms to use in searching for information

    • RS.4.9.EKSP.5 skim to find information related to a topic

    • RS.4.9.EKSP.6 evaluate and synthesize related information from two or more sources

    • RS.4.9.EKSP.7 develop notes that include important concepts, summaries, and identification of information sources

    • RS.4.9.EKSP.8 give credit to sources used

    • RS.4.9.EKSP.9 avoid plagiarism by giving credit whenever using another person's media, facts, graphics, music, and quotations.