Grade 5 Writing - Research Projects
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Grade 5 Writing - Research Projects

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Research projects allow students to analyze sources. It gives them the chance to determine which sources are the most reliable and apply most to their topic. It also allows them to build knowledge about the topic. This investigation of sources shows students the different aspects of a topic. In this quiz, the students will decide the best source for their topic as well as choose categories to focus on when covering a topic.

1.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: What damage can be caused from volcanic eruptions?
Which of the following should NOT be a category of information you will cover in your research project?
Ways ash pollutes the air in the area
How lava burns the area around it
How much rain falls from the clouds around a volcano
Other disasters caused by volcanic eruptions
This would not pertain to the topic
2.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: What damage can be caused from volcanic eruptions?
What is the best source to use?
A drawing of a volcanic eruption by an unknown author
Interview with a natural disaster expert
A short story about volcanoes
A brochure about volcanoes
The best source would be from the expert because he is a credible source
3.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: Are sports too dangerous for people to play?
Which of the following should NOT be a category of information you will cover in your research project?
How to play certain sports
Most common injuries from sports
Statistics about sports injuries
Precautions taken to prevent sports injuries
Knowing how to play a sport would not provide information or support the claim
4.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: Are sports too dangerous for people to play?
What is the best source to use?
A blog about sports injuries
A website about sports injuries by a 20-year old author
A biography about an athlete
A survey conducted on athletes about the injuries they suffered
A survey would show the injuries that are dangerous and it would come from reliable sources
5.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: Where did jazz music originate?
Which of the following should NOT be a category of information you will cover in your research project?
Important jazz cities
History of jazz
Famous jazz musicians of the past
How jazz is different from rock 'n roll
This category would only allow for a little bit about jazz, but it would not be enough
6.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: Where did jazz music originate?
What is the best source to use?
Old newspaper article about jazz
A new article about jazz today
A jazz song
An opinion about jazz
Since this is about the history of jazz, an old newspaper would be good
7.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: How were the Olympics in Ancient Greece different than the Modern Olympics?
Which of the following should NOT be a category of information you will cover in your research project?
The most famous Olympian
Sports in Ancient Greece
Modern-day Olympic Sports
Rules for both Ancient and modern-day Olympics
This category would not pertain as much to the topic
8.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: How were the Olympics in Ancient Greece different than the Modern Olympics?
What is the best source to use to get information about the Ancient Olympics?
A short report about Ancient Olympics written by a 10th grader
Encyclopedia entry about the Ancient Olympics
Artifacts from ancient civilization
A blog about Ancient Greece
This would be a primary source
9.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: How are black holes created?
Which of the following should NOT be a category of information you will cover in your research project?
What is in a black hole
An astronaut's life
What do black holes do
How do black holes affects other things in space
You may be able to write a little bit about black holes with this category, but it would not pertain enough to the topic
10.
You are doing a research project about the topic below.
TOPIC: How are black holes created?
What is the best source to use?
A poem about space
An astronaut's report about black holes
A television show about black holes
A biography of an astronaut
Not only is this a primary source, but it would also have a lot of information in it
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