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The teacher-librarian and 2nd grade team collaborated on a series of scaffolded research strategy lessons that introduced students to the Super3 research process.

Students conducted research on one of the 12 Olympian Gods, they recorded their findings in a flip book organizer, and then transfered their facts to a fake Facebook page for their god or goddess demonstrating mastery of their facts and providing their subject with a little 2nd grade personality.

Below are the final Facebook pages, created using Google Presentation.

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Ms. Baxter

Ms. Sloop

Ms. Lockwood

Mr. Hunter


Ms. Sloop

Mrs. Varn

Mrs. Staehly

Ms. Lockwood




Research Standards:

1. Create questions for investigations, assigned topic or personal area of interest.

2. Utilize appropriate searching techniques to gather information from a variety of sources.

3. Acquire information, with teacher assistance, from multiple sources including books, ebooks, Safe Searching Resources, and Internet-based resources), and collect data about the topic.

4. Identify important information and write brief notes about the information.

5. Sort relevant information about the topic into categories with teacher assistance.

6. Report important findings to others.

AASL 21st Learner Skills:

1. Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.

2. Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.

3. Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society.


1. Creativity and Innovation.

2. Communication and Collaboration.

3. Research and Information Fluency.

4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making.

5. Digital Citizenship.

6. Technology Operations and Concepts.

Google Applications for Education Grade Level Skills:

1) Login to student Google acct on both Chromebooks and Desktops

2) Locate Drive

3) Access Google Presentation in their Drive

4) Open Google Presentation

5) Share presentation with teacher (via Share)

6) Manipulate Google Presentation slide: add text and adjust text boxes

7) Sign out of Google account on both Chromebooks and Desktops