Finer grained standards that are part of this one
determine if a source is trustworthy and accurate.
understand that using multiple sources of information produces a more complete understanding of a topic.
understand that a primary source is an original document or a firsthand or eyewitness account of an event.
understand that a secondary source discusses information originally presented somewhere else. Secondary sources provide analysis, interpretation, or evaluation of the original information.
use a variety of strategies to generate notes, and determine the central ideas of a primary or secondary source, synthesize information, and provide an accurate summary.
embed quotations from other sources with skill and accuracy.
evaluate the validity and authenticity of texts, using questions such as:
conduct short research projects to answer a question drawing on several sources and generating questions.
use computer technology to research, organize, evaluate, and communicate information.
document using a standard form such as MLA or APA.