Independent Research

General Class Items:
G/T Essential Curriculum

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First Quarter

  • Opening Week Power Point
  • Assignments and Grades
    • Signature Sheet
  • Bi-weekly Objectives and Journals
  • Weekly Reading Reports
    • How to get the most out of your Reading Reports
    • Annotated Sources Log
  • Monthly Conferences
  • Portfolio Requirements
  • Beautiful Questions Article and PPT
  • 5 Questions Assignment
  • What will I do in IR this year?
    • Finding a Topic
  • Why Man Creates video handout
  • Research Skills Inventory
  • Google Drive and Docs Handout
  • Personality Classwork
  • Characteristics of Scholarly Research Power Point
    • What is Scholarly Research? Handout
  • Where to Begin? PPT with assignment
    • Soda Readings and Handout
  • Academic Research Papers classwork
  • Primary versus Secondary Sources
  • Locating Resources handout
  • Internet Searches Activity
  • Paraphrasing, Note Taking, and Plagiarism
    • PPT
    • Paraphrasing/Taking Notes
  • Citations and Annotations
    • PPT
    • MLA vs. APA
    • Guide to Citing Sources reference sheet
    • Common Errors in Citations Reference Sheet
    • Annotated Source Classwork Activity
    • MLA and APA Citation Practice classwork
  • Website Reliability Webquest - Submit through Canvas
  • Evaluating an Argument/Personal Viewpoint - Submit through Canvas
    • Bias PPT
    • SAT Articles
    • Fracking Articles
  • Locating Human Resources
    • Mini-Interview Requirements
    • Using the Encyclopedia of Associations
    • Email Netiquette
    • Script for Telephoning
  • Business Letter Assignment
    • Addressing an Envelope
    • How to Respond
    • Human Resources Chart
  • Research Question PPT
    • Regulating the Size of the Research Topic
    • Research Questions
    • Targeting my Research
  • Hypothesis Assignments
    • Hypothesis PPT
    • Writing Hypotheses Classwork
    • Hypothesis Peer Edit
    • Hypothesis Assignment
    • Hypothesis Presentation
    • Hypothesis Rubric
  • Research Review Classwork
  • Annotated Source List Handout
    • Annotated Source List Sample
    • Annotated Source List Rubric
  • Weebly Portfolio Instructions
  • Portfolio Peer Review Rubric

Third Quarter

Third Quarter Documents:
  • Assignments and Grades
  • Student Learning Conference Proposal Packet  
  • Synthesis Paper Materials
    • Power Point
    • Constructing the Synthesis Paper
    • Sample Synthesis Paper
    • Using Turnitin.com to Submit the Synthesis Paper  
    • Synthesis Paper Peer Edit
    • Synthesis Paper Revision/Rubric
  • Data Collection handouts
    • Requirements and Due Dates
  • Timeline of Product Development and Final Proposal Handout
    • Three Samples
    • Rubric
  • Data Analysis Requirements
    • Power Point and Rubric
  • Analyzing Data and Statistics Power Point
    • Statistics Practice
  • ANALYZING DATA WEBQUEST!
    • Describing and Displaying Data Reading
    • Directions for Part III
    • SAT National Report
    • Assessing Validity and Reliability Reading
    • Learning Style Inventory
  • Supplemental Data Handouts (not discussed in class)
    • Conducting Tests of Significance
    • Choosing a Test of Significance
    • Analyzing Data Using Inferential Statistics
  • Oral Presentation Requirements PPT and Handout
    • Oral Presentation Template PPT
  • Third Quarter Portfolio and Weebly Site

Second Quarter

Second Quarter Documents:
  • Assignments and Grades
  • Recommend 2 Students Link
  • Presentations
    • PPT
    • Presentation Skills Booklet (condensed)
    • Perfect Communication Video
    • Speech Organizer/Prepare your Presentation/Notecards
    • Speech Anxiety
  • Marketing Presentation Handouts
    • Requirements
    • Marketing Script
    • Check List
    • Reflection Requirements
    • Teacher Evaluation
  • Research Design
    • Research Types and Design PPT
    • Research Design Blank Outline
    • Research Designs Practice Handout
  • Data Collection Webquest - 11/7 through 11/11
    • Primary Research - Original Data Collection Requirements
    • Data Collection Website
    • 3.1.2_Introduction to Primary Research
  • Data Collection
  • Research Proposal Handouts
    • Research Proposal Power Point
    • Research Proposal Assignment and Format
    • Research Proposal Rubric
    • Sample Research Proposal
  • Products and Audience PPT and Handouts
  • Citations and Plagiarism PPT and Handouts
    • In-Text Citations Manual
  • Finding the Gaps in Sources
  • Writing Unit and Outline Materials
    • Keys to College Level Writing PPT and Handout
    • Punctuation and Writing PPT and Practice
    • Formulating your Thesis PPT and Practice
    • Opening Paragraph Practice
    • Pre-Outline Graphic Organizer
    • Outline Assignment
    • Sample Outline
  • Portfolio and Google Site Rubric (for your reference)
    • Collaboration Assignment

Fourth Quarter

  • Assignments and Grades
  • Thank you Note
  • Final Synthesis Paper 
    • Paper Format
    • Abstract
    • Rubric
  • Data Analysis Practice
  • Display Board materials
    • Display Board PPT
    • Mock Board (PPT slide)
    • Requirements
    • Packet on how to make display boards
    • Peer Edit Form
    • Rubric
  • Oral Presentation Teacher Approval Form  
  • Oral Presentation Teacher Evaluation Form  
  • Final Product 
    • Final Product PPT
    • Developing a Final Product Evaluation  
    • Solutions for Copyright Free Images
    • Final Product Evaluation Form - Kiehl
  • Final Portfolio and Weebly Site
  • Resume Writing Mini-Unit
    • PPT and Materials
  • End of Year Choices