Grades 5-8 Sidebar BCPS K-12 Research Grades 5-8 Research Guide Grades 5-8 Research Glossary

Kuhlthau, Carol C., Leslie K. Maniotes and
Ann K. Caspari. 2012. Guided Inquiry Design:
A Framework for Inquiry in Your School
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Guided Inquiry Process Evaluate Share Create Gather Open Explore Identify Immerse Evaluate Share Create Gather Explore Identify Immerse open

Build background knowledge
Connect to content
Discover interesting ideas
Skills Building background knowledge
In the Immerse phase we will build background knowledge on a topic by viewing a variety of resources. The background knowledge we build will help focus our topic, confirm or deny prior knowledge, and provide opportunities to collaborate.
Skill-builders & Tools

Know What to Ask: Forming Great Research Questions, Chapter 4: Pre-Search Before Research

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