Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Make assumptions that are consistent with one another
Differentiate between primary and secondary source materials
Document information and quotations; use a consistent format for footnotes or endnotes; and use standard bibliographic format to document sources
Write reports based on research that include quotations, footnotes or endnotes, and a bibliography or works cited page
Use a range of print and nonprint sources (atlases, data bases, reference materials, online and electronic resources, interviews, direct observation) to locate information to answer research questions
Locate specific information within resources using indexes, tables of contents, electronic search key words, etc.
Take control over their thinking to determine when thinking should be questioned and when it should be accepted. (intellectual autonomy)
Accurately identify own assumptions, as well as those of others
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.