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Research Model

 

Find Treasure in 

Research and Revelation

 

Chart Your Course

Decide on a General Research Topic

Start Background Reading

Ask:

        Is this subject interesting to me?
        What more might be known?
 


 
Find Your Direction

            Consider a Research Question

            Think ahead to the Final Project

 


Research:
 

    How Do I Build on What I Know?

 Revelation:  

    What Will I Need to Look For?

 




 Set Sail to Find Sources

        Delve for Primary Documents

        Use More than One Kind of Resource
               
                 Books

                  Academic Journals and Magazines            Think:  Databases!
                  Newspapers
                 
                   Internet              Verify Your Trust!
                   
                   Interviews
      
 
 
Anchor Your Thoughts

        Keep a Research Notebook

        Use Graphic Organizers

        Consider your Sources


 
 Dig Down Deep

    Refine Your Research Question

    Pull Key Ideas Together

    Find Connections

     Create New Understandings
    
 
Isle of Reflection:

    Ask:
    
        What Do I Know Now?
        
        What Doesn't Make Sense?

        Do I Need More Information?
 
Research:
    
        Do My Sources All Agree?

Revelation:

        Many Points of View Create Interest and Conflict


 


 Develop and Refine

        Create Your Learning Product

        Paper
        Infographic
        Video
        Podcast
        Presentation

    Cite Your Sources
    Proofread
    Finalize Your Project
    Make a Back-Up Copy
 

 
Share Your Bounty

    Show Others What You've Discovered



 

 Revelation:

    What Have I Gained From This?

Research:

    What More Can Be Learned?