K-12 Research Guides

Learning Standards

Research Glossary

Subject-specific Research

BCPS Grades 5-8 Research Guide
This Research Guide provides students and teachers in grades 5-8 with resources and tools for following an eight phase inquiry-based process using information literacy skills to conduct research in any content area or for personal learning. The process and resources in this guide are aligned with Common Core State Standards, AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner, and the P21 Framework for 21st Century Learning.

Copyright 2014, Baltimore County Public Schools, all rights reserved.

BCPS Grades 5-8 Research Guide designed under the direction of the BCPS Office of Digital Learning by: Kelly Ray, Resource Teacher, Office of Digital Learning; Amanda Cochran, Resource Teacher, Office of Digital Learning; Jeff Flynn, Library Media Specialist, Franklin Middle School

Guided Inquiry Design icons, language, and resources are used with permission of the authors: Kuhlthau, C.C., Maniotes, L.K., & Caspari, A.K. (2012). Guided inquiry design: A framework for inquiry in your school. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.

BCPS Public Website