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Students will be able to...
- identify focus and topic for inquiry
- connect with what I already know
- develop keywords and synonyms and questions
- make a plan to gather and record information
What do you think about...?
Wondering and tuning in to an inquiry
How do I plan my time?
Managing your time
- You can create a tasks list using your gmail. You can find it under the MAIL icon
- You can add a due date to keep you on track
- You could use your google calendar to add events and reminders. Sharing your calendar works well when working in a collaborative group.
What do we need to know?
- Questions help you to focus your inquiry.
- Write down or draw your ideas about a topic
- Organize your information into categories
Creating a mind map
- Put the main idea in the middle
- Create branches for your ideas
- Use pictures or symbols
Why is this important..?
Types of questions
Open ended questions lead to deeper research.
Skinny questions (closed)
- give you basic facts
- give you yes or no answers
Fat questions (open ended)
- take a lot of information to answer
- explain why or how
- make connections, predictions, or comparisons. EX. Why did...?, What would happen if...?, What caused...?
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8820 Wädenswil, Switzerland
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