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Pivotal Moments

Research Project

The Research Process

Big6 Steps

1.  Task Definition

2. Information Seeking Strategies

3. Locate and Access

4. Use of Information

5. Synthesis

6. Evaluation

Wonder Wander

1. Task Definition

 Step 1: Task Definition

2. Seek Information

Step 2: Information Seeking Strategies

  • I brainstormed key words and sources to find credible information.
  • I used the LibGuide to find resources for my project.

Gather Information and Cite Sources

Step 3: Locate and Access

  • I completed the notes graphic organizer.
  • I used the LibGuide eResources (tab - top of LibGuide) to find resources for my project.
  • I found citations for my sources (citation tab - top of page).

Destiny Quick Link

(Log in with your AH-Connect/grades username and password.)

*To Access the eResources outside of school, you will need a username and password from your librarian. At RMS, this information can be found on page 4 of the planner.







4. Use Information

Step 4: Use of Information

  • I thought about what I learned and made a rough draft of my page.
  • I had my ideas approved by my teacher.

5. Create


Step 5: Synthesis

  • Name and Hour

  • Primary Source Image

  • Title of Primary Source and Year

  • You may include other images

  • Background information (5Ws)

  • Explanation of how the event represents the democratic values and principles of the United States


6. Evaluate


Step 6:  Evaluation


  • I proofread.

  • I gave myself a grade on the rubric.

  • I did the self-assessment.