Presentation Title

Timeline of a Life and the Big 6

Location

Room 212

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

K-12

Abstract

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Presentation Description

This presentation combines the literacy model, the Big 6, with an eighth grade Georgia studies unit. The lesson involves an assignment that connects local history with that of Georgia as a whole, as well as the United States and the World. The emphasis of the lesson also encompasses strengthening research skills, including evaluating print and electronic sources. A Google site (http://sites.google.com/site/johnscreekhistory/) contains all information pertaining to this lesson, and is accessible to the media specialist, teachers, and students.

Keywords

Information literacy, Big 6, Georgia studies, Local history, Research skills, Source evaluation

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Timeline of a Life and the Big 6

Room 212

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