Unit VII Material Culture: The Stuff of Life
Lessons 4 & 6

Research Self-Checklist

Name ________________________________________________ Date ______________

Task: Research the topic __________________________ and design a presentation with the resources you collect.

Directions: Listed below are some quality features that will assure that your research will be accurate and complete. Make an X to show that a task was accomplished. First, use this checklist to assess your own performance. At the end of the lesson, your teacher will assess your performance and give you a grade.

Quality Features Self Teacher
I brainstormed the topic to find research terms. ______ ______
I created a timetable of all of the things I needed to do. ______ ______
I developed questions to guide my research, alone or with my group. ______ ______
I interviewed someone who knows about the topic. ______ ______
I prepared and used a release form for interviewee. ______ ______
I took notes, made sketches, formulated and asked questions. ______ ______
I prepared and used an interview worksheet or survey form. ______ ______
I searched in books and/or the Internet to find information. ______ ______
I recorded all the bibliographical information from material I used. ______ ______
I cited all references I used in my presentation. ______ ______
I chose an appropriate way to present my research ______ ______
My presentation helped observers and listeners understand the topic. ______ ______

You completed ______of the 12 items successfully. Your grade is ______.



Louisiana Content Standards

H-1A-M4 Analyzing historical data using primary and secondary sources. (1, 2, 3, 4)

H-1A-M6 Conducting research in efforts to answer historical questions. (1, 2, 3, 4)


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