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Research: Topic & IntroTopic:Student Name:

What do you already know about the topic? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

SIRS RESEARCHER Go to the Research Page on the LSW Media Center Website and click on the SIRS Researcher link (hot topics.)

1. Click on the Groups tab on the main page of SIRS Researcher

2. Find and select the topic from the groups that most closely relates to your general topic.

3. Read the Topic Overview - select the more button at the end of the paragraph and read the overview and terms to know (scroll down to find the terms to know).

4. In 2-3 sentences and using your words summarize the Topic Overview.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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5. Choose 2 terms to know that are most significant and define them using your own words. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________

6. Go back to the Leading Issues page and read the Pro/Con Issues and Essential Questions. Click on the one question that is the most interesting to you and write it down.__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

7. Read the At Issue section - select the more button at the end of the paragraph and read the At Issue. In 1-2 sentences and using your words summarize the At Issue section.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

8. Pick one Yes (Pro) Article and one No (Con) Article from the At Issue Page & Skim them both.

9. After skimming both articles Briefly explain a pro and a con for this issue.

PRO(Yes)_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

CON(No)_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

10. Go back to the Leading issues page for your topic & look at the Research Tools.

11. Visit the timeline for this Issue. List two significant events related to this issue that have occurred in the last 25 years. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________

12. Go back to the Leading issues page for your topic and visit the statistics for this Issue. List two significant stats related to this issue. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________

13. What do YOU think? Answer the essential question you picked and support your answer with three specific pieces of information you found today.

Answer:________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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