JANUARY - Use of Information

Please use the Google Groups discussion page to share lessons and instructional ideas for January: Use of Information.

Useful Links: Lesson Ideas for Use of Information (Taking Notes)
The Big 6 Associates, LLC
Reading for Information: The Trash'n'Treasure Method of Teaching Note-taking(grades 3-12) by Barbara Jansen
"INFOcus: Use of Information" by Ru Story-Huffman
"PowerPoint for Notetaking" by Mike Eisenberg
"PowerPoint for Notetaking Presentation"  by Mike Eisenberg
PowerPoint for Notetaking Template” by Mike Eisenberg
Electronic Notetaking Template by Janet Murray


Note Taking Tools” at Study2Learn wiki
Teach students to distinguish between “quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing” from Purdue's OWL
Paraphrase Exercises from the Purdue Online Writing Lab

Useful Links related to Use of Information (Citing Sources):
"Citing and Crediting - Super3 style" by Mike Eisenberg
Using the Big6 to Prevent Plagiarism” by Ru Story-Huffman

Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide by Kate Hart shows Harry Potter characters "quoting" J.K. Rowling in various unacceptable ways.

Interactive online citation generators:
Citation Machine
Citation Maker
EasyBib: Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker
DocsCite: Citation generator for government documents (APA and MLA styles only) from Arizona State University Libraries.
KnightCite: Citation generator from the Hekman Library
Zotero: A free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources.

Sample graphic organizer used with second graders: see attachment below.

Janet Murray,
Dec 16, 2010, 5:28 PM
Janet Murray,
Dec 1, 2011, 8:03 AM