Figuring out who completes tasks during a group project can be difficult. To make this easier, assign group roles, so everyone knows their responsibilities. Use this group roles document from Magnify Learning as an example of various roles that can be assigned to group members during your group project.
Oh no! Not another group project! Don’t worry, you got this! Check out this video with strategies to help you, and your group work together. Follow the link to access a transcript of the video, find links to helpful tools to support group work in a remote learning environment, and test your collaboration skills with a short quiz.
It’s easy to get organized using Google Drive. Use this checklist to help categorize, label, and personalize the information you have collected for your project. Access and download this PDF to help you evaluate whether this resource is what you need for your topic. Sign into your Google Account to save a copy of this document to your Google Drive.
In this video, learn about using quotation marks; Boolean operators “and,” “or,” and “not,” word stems; word variations; brackets for nested queries; and synonyms.
One of the best ways to find reliable information is to find a source that provides both sides of the argument. Points of View Reference Center is a database with points, counterpoints, and an overview of current events and problems. You can search for magazine, newspaper, and journal articles as well as graphics from valid resources.
Explora 6-8 is a database with a collection of magazines, newspapers, videos, and graphics chosen just for students in your grade. Search for your topic and keywords. You can even save the articles or images to your Google Drive or email them to yourself.