Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 2, Lesson 3

Students working together

In this lesson, students continue to refine their inquiry questions as they begin to frame their research by planning for independent searches. Students learn how to select inquiry questions, plan search locations, and use key words and phrases to conduct effective and efficient research. Additionally, students learn how to begin formally assessing sources by analyzing a source’s relevance to the inquiry question and its credibility.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
W.9-10.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-...
W.9-10.8 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced...

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