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NMS_6th Grade Research: Steps #2

Strategies for your Search

(Big 6 is a process model of how people of all ages solve an information problem.)

STEP 2:  INFORMATION SEEKING STRATEGIES

Ask, "What are all the possible sources to check on my topic?  Which sources will have the best information?"

Remember that it is your responsibility to evaluate your sources carefully.

Think RADCAB.

Use this checklist:

  • Books (in print, found at a library)
  • eBooks (electronic books, found online but via a library)
  • Databases (electronic books, newspapers & magazines)
  • Websites found through Webpath Express your school library
  • Websites found through search Google or a different search engine