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INQUIRY LEARNING AND INFORMATION LITERACY       

INQUIRY LEARNING MODEL

 

  • DEFINE – the purpose of the inquiry

TEMPLATES

 

PRIOR KNOWLEDGE MAP – brainstorm thoroughly,sort into categories

 

 

 

 

                                                     TOPIC

                             

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT I NEED TO KNOW- teacher directed, sort into possible questions

 

 

      Key words and ideas

 

 

 


MY FOCUS QUESTIONS (3-5)   Teacher directed

 Guide-   Who      What       Where       why      how

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WHAT ARE THE STEPS I SHOULD TAKE TO COMPLETE THIS RESEARCH

 

Topic...........................................................................................................

 

Firstly I will.....................................................................................................

 

Then I will......................................................................................................

 

After this I will................................................................................................

 

Next I will.........................................................................................................

 

Finally I will...............................................................................................................                                                                                                              

 

 

 

 

Due date

 


LOCATE  - FINDING THE INFORMATION- tick the most suitable

  • Non-Fiction books – use catalogue
  • Fiction books- use catalogue
  • World book encyclopedia-Reference section
  • Atlas-Reference section
  • Dictionary –reference section
  • Vertical file (newspaper articles)

INTERNET

  • Epic ( Databases for many subjects – full text articles,encyclopedia Britannica,biographies images -see end of Page)
  • INNZ( journal articles from New Zealand publications)
  • Matapihi –www.matapihi.org.nz -  images of collections from NZ libraries and the Art Gallery
  • Papers Past-selection of pages from past news.

www.paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

  • Timeframes – heritage images of New Zealand’s cultural and natural history.

www.timeframes.natlib.govt.nz

  • Te Puna Directory – selected NZ and Pacific Island websites,including online journals, magazines and newspapers. Gives information on lifestyles in NZ and pacific islands.  www.webdirectory.natlib.govt.nz
  • Manyanswers.co.nz
  • www.nzhistory.net.nz
  • www.teara.govt.nz- encyclopedia of New Zealand
  • www.dnzb.govt.nz - Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
  • www.nzlive.com  - New Zealand culture and events online
  • Wikipedia
  • Google

PEOPLE  - parents/caregivers/neighbours/teachers and organizations

 

EPIC DATABASE

 

www.tki.org.nz/e/tki/gateway/

Choose EPIC

Log in to: Subject databases(right of screen):   User name: wstspringscoll

                                                                                Password: 22springs

 

 

LIST OF RESOURCES – this will be useful for your bibliography. Record all resources and evaluate each one.

5- Excellent value......................................0 (no value)

 

Author/website/vol.no.

Title

Chapter/pages

Value: 5......0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


SELECT AND PROCESS – I need to read the information to see how relevant it is and how well it answers the focus questions. REMEMBER TOPIC AND FOCUS QUESTIONS.  DON’T  READ EVERY WORD

 

  • SKIM and SCAN -  your teacher will practice this skill in class

 

RESEARCH NOTES – relevant facts, ideas, dates, people, places, opinions etc

 

Focus Question.................................................................

 

                                           Write notes as bullet points

 

Focus question.......................................................................

 

 

                               Notes

 

Focus question.........................................................................

 

 

                             Notes

 

Focus question.............................................................................

 

 

                                       Notes

 

Focus question.....................................................................................

 

 

                                       notes

                  

 

 

 

 

 


ORGANISE YOUR INFORMATION  - collect all information

  • check your topic and focus questions AGAIN
  • have you completed all tasks??
  • Plan your presentation – poster, booklet, powerpoint

CREATE AND PRESENT

 

WRITE paragraphs using the rules

  • Word process all writing
  • Check accuracy of graphs, tables, diagrams
  • Provide captions for pictures
  • Go through check list
  • Write a bibliography – see Library on Intranet

EVALUATE – how have you managed your research. Answer the following questions.

 

The part I found easy was

 

 

Because

 

 

The part that was challenging was

 

 

Because

 

 

What skill did you learn or improve on(skim/scan, writing questions, reading/recording information, writing answers,  etc)

 

 

 

Did you complete all tasks, give reasons

 

 

 

What can you do better when conducting Research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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