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Investigate 318
Design a research plan, select sources (print & digital), and formulate a clear focus.

​Grade 9 & 10​​ Grade 11 & 12
Information Literacy

§ locate and select suitable ​secondary & tertiary sources including books, ​magazines & encyclopedias

§ use call numbers to locate and choose resources for research or personal interest​

§ identify fiction genres and select books for research or leisure reading

Digital Literacy

§  locate digital resources using simple search techniques

§  use search engines and subject directories (IPL2) to locate resources

§  select suitable websites, databases (Britannica School, Gale Cengage) and e-books with teacher assistance

§  locate books using the on-line library catalogue​                                      

​​Information Literacy

§  find a variety of resources primary and secondary sources: interviews, editorials, academic articles

§  use abstracts to determine relevance of source for research

§  use bibliographies from articles and journals as sources of information

§  independently select a variety of relevant resources on a topic or to answer a research question

 Digital Literacy

§  find specific information from  e-books, academic articles, peer reviewed journals, primary sources, statistical sources and government publications using advanced search techniques

§  use advanced search options in a database to locate resources

§  locate relevant information from social media sources, blogs, Twitter, Ted Talks etc.).​

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