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NMS_6th Grade Research: Step #1

The Big 6

The Big 6 is a research process that has 6 steps.  

Using the steps in the Big6 will guide you through your research project for ELA.

Understand your Responsibilities

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


Ask, "What's the task?  What types of information do I need?"

Think about the final product you will need to create, and consider what special requirements you need to follow!  


Look at your assignment worksheet  or look at it HERE.  


Brainstorm keywords that will help you find information.

Brainstorm exactly what specific types of information you need. 


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