Research Competencies

Finding 1. Skim past less helpful info. 2. Use relevant keywords 3. Choose general vs. specific searches 4. Document/curate artifacts from search process Evaluation 1. For credibility 2. For timeliness 3. For bias 4. For relevance Citing 1. Understanding rights/copyrights/creative common 2. Use appropriate citation form (MLS, ALA) Questioning 1. Begin inquiry with relevant question…

Reading Competencies

Reading Competencies Idea 1. Identify and analyze a theme or thesis and its development (e.g, the use of supporting details, rhetorical techniques, literary devices, writing style, tone, mood, modalities, etc.)  2. Recognize how a theme or thesis or media fits into larger contexts (cultural, literary, digital, etc.) 3. Recognize and explain the features, nuance, history,…

Writing Competencies

 Structure 1. Form precise simple sentences 2. Form powerful complex sentences 3. Create sentences using available writing strategies 4. Vary sentence length for effect 5. Structure paragraphs effectively for clarity and effect (SRE, SEE, CEC) Organization 1. Use logical idea organization (Cause/Effect, Chronological) 2. Vary idea organization for effect 3. Use clear introduction, body, and…

50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students

50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students Infer the author’s purpose. Distinguish between primary and secondary audiences. Summarize the media by identifying its 3-5 most important ideas or events. Identify and diagram the literary elements (e.g., setting, characters, conflict, etc.) Identify and analyze characters as major or minor; flat or round; static or…

27 Strategies For Learning

27 Strategies For Learning Explain the significance Challenge something Draw a conclusion Form an important question Revise a question based on observation & data Critique something Observe something Revise something Transfer a lesson or philosophical stance from one situation to another Improve a design Identify a cause and effect Compare and contrast two or more…