The student will collect, evaluate, organize, and present information to create a research product. a) Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate, synthesize, and communicate information. b) Develop the central idea or focus. c) Verify the accuracy, validity, and usefulness of information. d) Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias. e) Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA). f) Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
use organizational patterns/techniques, such as: